The IRC in New Jersey seeks a caseworker to support refugees, Cuban Haitian entrants, and asylees up to five years after they have arrived in the United States. The caseworker will provide humanitarian entrants with case management services and referrals to English language training, employment services and other programs to obtain and retain employment and achieve self-sufficiency. The Caseworker is expected to work independently and effectively engage clients as they work towards self-sufficiency. The Caseworker must also ensure client data is collected and managed to effectively report on grant-funded programs.
• Conduct intake services with clients to assess needs and refer to appropriate programs.
• Research and identify programs and resources that enable clients to meet their short and long-term life goals.
• Conduct follow up with clients by phone and in person, documenting each interaction with clients in case notes.
• Effectively collaborate with external partner organizations and internal coworkers.
• Input client information in database and assist with tracking and reporting as necessary.
• Display sensitivity to client cultural and personality differences of .
• Adhere to IRC policies, particularly those related to confidentiality and client privacy.
• Other related duties as assigned