Care Coordinator in Buffalo, NY


Jewish Family Services of Western New York Posted: 2021-07-09

Buffalo, NY 14209

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Care Coordinator - WNY Center for Survivors of Torture
Jewish Family Services of Western New York is currently accepting applications for the following positions due to our continuing growth:

The Center works to facilitate the healing and recovery of torture survivors and their families; acting as a support to provide clients with a holistic, trauma-informed approach to services and linkages through intensive case management to assist survivors and their families in the healing and recovery process so that they can attend to their health, build effective support networks, become active members of their communities, and lead productive and meaningful lives.

In your role, you will be a member of an interdisciplinary team of providers, both staff of JFS and community partners, facilitating linkage to and collaboration with comprehensive services that help torture survivors manage medical, mental health, legal, and social service needs. The Care Coordinator is responsible for the person-centered care planning process for refugees, asylum-seekers, and immigrants in WNY who are surviving "the intentional infliction of severe mental or physical pain or suffering by or with the consent of the state authorities for a specific purpose."

WHAT YOU'LL BRING

Bachelor's degree in a human service discipline
At least three years of case management experience
Strong interpersonal, time management skills and self-care skills
Ability to provide trauma-informed and strengths-based cross-cultural service delivery
Experience working with refugees, asylum-seekers, immigrants
Good English spoken and written communication skills
Bilingual skills desirable particularly French, Swahili, Lingala, Kinyarwanda, and Kirundi

For more than 150 years JFS has been committed to providing high quality services to all in need in the interest of helping “repair the world”. Our services are guided by the essential connection between mental well-being, physical wellness and positive self-worth. We are committed to
providing a supportive, inclusive work environment in which all employees are able to contribute and be their best!

This position pays $19 per hour and offers great benefits.

JFS provides great benefits including outstanding health insurance options, 401k, 4+ weeks PTO and 13 paid holidays.
All positions require evidence of having received the COVID-19 vaccination and are subject to background checks.

If you are interested and qualified and have experience in one of the positions listed above, please forward your resume and wage requirements to hr@jfsbuffalo.org

Come join our team and make a difference in your career and within the community.

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