Job Overview: The Child Protection Caseworker provides services to unaccompanied minors who have entered the United States without their parents. These children are held in a government shelter before being released to a family member or family friend who will serve as the child’s legal sponsor in the United States. The Caseworker conducts home studies to determine the safety and appropriateness of placement. They also conduct post-release services to connect children and youth to basic needs and other supportive services, including medical care, school enrollment, mental health care, community supports, etc. As required by the federal grant, the Caseworker also completes all necessary documentation associated with a case. In consultation with a supervisor, the Caseworker often responds to safety and protection issues including child welfare referrals, trafficking concerns, run away response, gang prevention, and more.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: In accordance with IRC’s duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards and our commitment to safeguard the health of our employees, clients, and communities, IRC requires new hires to furnish proof of vaccination against COVID-19 in order to be considered for any in-office or hybrid positions. All IRC US offices require full vaccination to attend any in-office functions (e.g., meetings, trainings).
Commitment to Diversity and Inclusivity: IRC is committed to building a diverse organization and a climate of inclusivity. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate that they can contribute to this goal.
Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
US Benefits: We offer a comprehensive and highly competitive set of benefits. In the US, these include: 10 sick days, 10 US holidays, 20-25 paid time off days depending on role and tenure, medical insurance starting at $120 per month, dental starting at $7 per month, and vision starting at $5 per month, FSA for healthcare and commuter costs, a 403b retirement savings plans with immediately vested matching, disability & life insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program which is available to our staff and their families to support counseling and care in times of crisis and mental health struggles.
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