- Full-time permanent position in either Houston or Los Angeles
- Competitive salary at Non-Profit organization
About Our Client
This client is a Non-Profit and faith-based organization providing sustainable self-help, development, disaster relief and refugee and immigrant assistance around the world.
MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.
- Serve as the local representative in the assigned region.
- Lead hiring efforts for vacant Casework staff positions in the assigned region.
- In partnership with Human Resources, ensure staff complete pre-hire screening and background checks.
- Provide regular supervision to direct reports.
- Promote staff safety and well-being.
- Monitor for program compliance and timeliness at the regional level.
- Support casework staff to complete comprehensive Home Study Reports through review for accuracy.
- Support casework staff to troubleshoot crisis issues that arise with children and sponsor.
- Serve as a mandated reporter.
- Assist Program Manager with affiliate monitoring.
- Facilitate and track completion of staff training and ongoing technical assistance in assigned region.
- Support Program Manager with case referrals and case assignments in assigned region.
- Network and develop partnerships within regional communities to educate providers on children's needs and to reinforce/increase partnerships in relevant areas.
- Advocate for children's access to services as needed.
The Successful Applicant
- Masters in Social Work or equivalent degree in behavior sciences or a social service field.
- Licensed or license eligible.
- Fluency in Spanish
- Minimum of three years of experience conducting home studies and writing assessment reports,working with children and youth, family reunification/ preservation, and or foster care/child welfare and previous work experience and interest working with foreign born populations is required.
- Three years of supervisory experience is required.
- Superior written and verbal communication skills.
- Ability to track and analyze data and adjust plans to ensure performance.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.
- Strong organizational and time management skills.
- Valid Drivers license.
- Personal vehicle and insurance.
- Must be willing to travel throughout relevant region and to other regions as assigned.
- Must be able to pass and FBI background check and a child abuse/neglect check.
What's on Offer
- Competitive salary
- Job security in a difficult market
- Permanent employment
- Offices in Los Angeles or Houston