BCFS is a global health and human services non-profit organization with locations and programs in the United States as well as Eastern Europe, Latin America, Southeast Asia and Africa. The organization is a national leader in medical sheltering and emergency management and response, providing critical emergency support services to federal, state and local governments. BCFS also provides residential services and emergency shelters for children who are abused or neglected, assisted living services and vocational training for adults with developmental disabilities, mental health services for children and families, foster care and adoption services, health services, transitional living services for at-risk youth and those in the juvenile justice system, residential camping and retreats for children and families, and international humanitarian aid for children living in impoverished conditions in developing countries.
Sponsor Reunification Specialist
Sponsor Reunification Strike Team – National/United States
Progressive employment experience in social services, human services, and the behavioral sciences.
Experience working with vulnerable populations, including children and families.
Experience providing services to families in the home setting.
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, in Spanish and English languages, required.
Driving and out of town travel required at least 10%-15% of the time. Must be available to travel within 24 hours of being notified as needed.
Must be computer literate; must have ability to understand and use technology.
Ability to work independently, and available to work evenings and weekends.
Must possess a valid driver's license, current driver's insurance and have an excellent driving record.
Must have reliable vehicle for conducting home visits.
Possess excellent interpersonal skills, as well as, organizational and planning skills.
Possess sensitivity to the service population's cultural and socio-economic characteristics.
Critical Action Items
Responsible for thoroughly reviewing and confirming all information is included on all sponsor reunification referrals and client documentation for assigned caseload.
Assist families in completion of required documentation and submission of required documentation, including notarizing and fingerprinting relevant individuals.
Participate in weekly supervision with Family Reunification Worker Team Lead.
Participate in training workshops, seminars, education programs and other activities that promote professional growth and development.
Driving and out of town travel required at least 10%-15% of the time.
Maintain a full caseload and meet required deadlines.
Efficiently complete assignments.
Prepare, compile, and submit case notes documenting services.
Having a complete understanding of tasks, and the ability to complete those tasks within the time frames allotted.
Engaging and involving the client in the process of completing documentation and in completing tasks required in the family reunification process.
Demonstrating professionalism at all times when working with clients in the home setting.
Complete weekly case staffing with colleagues and/or supervisor.
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