Jewish Family Service of Greater New Orleans: Job Announcement

Jewish Family Service of Greater New Orleans

3300 W. Esplanade Ave. S. Suite 603

Metairie, LA 70002
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

POSITION: Bilingual (English/Spanish) Case Manager, Post Release Services for Unaccompanied Alien Children
SALARY: Commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits package.
STATUS: Exempt, Full Time

TRAVEL: Local and overnight travel required

Jewish Family Service (JFS) a non-profit social service agency dedicated to preserving, strengthening, and enhancing the wellbeing and self-sufficiency of individuals and families at every stage of the life cycle, seeks a bilingual (Spanish) Case Manager to provide post release, follow up services to Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC).

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The position of Case Manager is responsible for providing culturally and linguistically appropriate follow-up services and comprehensive case management for UAC.  The Case Manager will be responsible for conducting calls, interviews, and home visits with UAC; developing individual case plans with particular attention to culture, language, and special circumstances; and maintaining case files.  The Case Manager will provide information, education, referrals, outreach, advocacy, and support to ensure that each child receives the services they require. The case manager will assess the safety and appropriateness of the placement on an ongoing basis using child welfare principles and social work best practices. The Case Manager will also build a network of local pro bono legal resources/services and care providers to establish services for UAC, facilitate access/remove barriers to those services, and track individual progress via an online database.  Additionally, the Case Manager will be responsible for submitting written reports as required, coordinating/maintaining communication with key stakeholders, and participating in regular training and communication sessions with headquarters staff.

REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor’s degree in social work (BSW) or equivalent degree in education, psychology, sociology, or other behavioral science equivalent. Master’s degree (MA or MSW) preferred. A minimum of two years’ experience in case management, preferably working with, serving, and advocating on behalf of immigrant and refugee children. Experience in child welfare, child placements, and family preservation. Must possess an extensive knowledge of immigrant community local resources. Excellent organizational, verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to prioritize duties in a fast-paced environment. Must have a valid driver’s license, insurance, a clean driving record, and personal transportation. Some overnight travel is required. Fluency reading and speaking Spanish required. Candidate must have dedication to the human rights of refugees, immigrants, asylum seekers and displaced people.

Please submit cover letter, resume and 3 references to jobs@jfsneworleans.org.

 

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EEOC: Hiring an Equal Opportunity Investigator

Equal Opportunity Investigator
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s): 2 vacancy – New Orleans, Louisiana
Salary: $41,365.00 to $53,773.00 / Per Year
Series and Grade: GS-1860-7
Open Period: Friday, March 16, 2018 to Monday, March 26, 2018
Position Information: Permanent – Full-Time
Who May Apply: Competitive service

Job Posting: NOLA 311 seeking Spanish Bilingual Person

The NOLA 311 call center in City Hall is hiring a Spanish bilingual person to work with them. Please share the job link below with all of your contacts.

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/neworleans/jobs/1879462/311-telecommunications-operator-senior-bilingual-class-code-7402?keywords=311&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

 

Have a great day!

 

Best,

Lisbeth

 

Lisbeth L. Pedroso

Neighborhood Liaison | District D

Mayor’s Neighborhood Engagement Office | City of New Orleans

1300 Perdido Street | Suite 8E15 | New Orleans, LA 70112

llpedroso@nola.gov | (o) 504-658-4933 | (c) 504-623-5697

http://www.nola.gov/neighborhood-engagement/

 

Job Posting: Congregational Wellness Administrative Assistant

Good Afternoon All,

We are starting the search for the ideal candidate for the position of Congregational Wellness Administrative Assistant.

If you know of someone with the appropriate background and experience who may be interested in applying for this position please have them send their resume, salary history, and references to jobpostings@bcm.org 

The deadline for submission is February 16, 2018.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

·         Handle duties relative to any meeting involving the Vice President, Congregational Wellness including, preparation of meeting agenda and packets; coordinate and schedule meetings; record, transcribe, and proofread for accuracy all meeting minutes, memorandums, and reports in a timely manner

  • Schedule and coordinate travel for Vice President, Congregational Wellness, including flights, hotel accommodations, event registration, and rental car if needed
  • Collaborate coordination and implementation of events, programs, and special projects
  • Maintain a schedule of activities, meetings, and facility usage to ensure appropriate accommodations for programs
  • Sort, post, process and check for completeness, accuracy, and proper coding of forms, correspondence, vouchers, invoices, accounting, and financial records, and statistical information according to standard procedures and ensuring compliance with applicable rules and regulations; including by not limited to corporate card statements, expense reports, mileage reports, invoices and check requests
  • Collaborate with Accounting for budget summaries and update of system processes
  • Serve as registrar for program training initiatives and continuing education activities
  • Provide administrative support for daily maintenance of Congregational Wellness programs, prepares materials for Trustee presentations, conferences, and poster presentations
  • Maintain and stock inventory of supplies and materials at established par levels
  • Answer phone calls and refer appropriately, in a professional manner
  • Make copies, send facsimiles, and file correspondence appropriately and timely
  • Update and/or maintain division web page/social media as required
  • Plan and order food for meetings and/or programs and maintain receipts
  • Will serve as backup for Data Analyst as needed
  • This position will work standard business hours
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Preferably one or two years of college education or a diploma from a reputable business school and/or college and three years of secretarial experience in administrative offices
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of and skill in using Microsoft Office 2013
  • Knowledge of and skill in basic secretarial functions, including bookkeeping and math
  • Skill in operating various office equipment such as: personal computer, calculator, facsimile, copy machine, and document shredder
  • Ability to communicate with co-workers and business contacts in a courteous and professional manner by phone, personal contact, and written communication
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to organize and effectively handle multiple projects, meet regular deadlines with consistency and accuracy
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately

 

SPLC’s Immigrant Justice Project: Attorney Open Positions in Atlanta & Miami

SPLC’s Immigrant Justice Project has three open attorney positions in Atlanta and Miami.  Folks are welcome to contact me with questions.

Jenna Finkle

Outreach Paralegal | Asistente Legal

Immigrant Justice Project | Proyecto de Justicia Inmigrante

Southern Poverty Law Center

1055 St. Charles Avenue, Suite 505

New Orleans, LA 70130

Work: (504) 526-1501

Cell: (504) 259-1726

The Southern Poverty Law Center’s Immigrant Justice Project is hiring! We have three open attorney positions—a senior staff attorney and staff attorney in our Atlanta office, and a staff attorney in our Miami office. We offer a competitive salary and benefits, and the opportunity to work on cutting-edge immigrants’ rights litigation and advocacy in the Southeast.

Please see below and attached for more details about the positions and how to apply.

Senior Staff Attorney (Atlanta):

https://careers-splcenter.icims.com/jobs/1145/senior-staff-attorney-litigation—immigrant-justice-project/job

Staff Attorney (Atlanta)

https://careers-splcenter.icims.com/jobs/1191/staff-attorney%2c-immigrant-justice-project/job

Staff Attorney (Miami)

https://careers-splcenter.icims.com/jobs/1192/staff-attorney%2c-immigrant-justice-project/job

 

 

 

Job Posting: The Southeast Immigrant Freedom Initiative (SIFI)

The Southeast Immigrant Freedom Initiative (SIFI) is currently hiring a Project Coordinator for our new deportation defense initiative at LaSalle Detention Center in Jena, LA.

 

The Southeast Immigrant Freedom Initiative (SIFI) provides high-quality, holistic pro bono legal representation to immigrants detained in the southeastern United States. By ensuring that skilled attorneys are available to protect detained immigrants’ due process rights, the SIFI endeavors to win every meritorious deportation defense case arising out of Trump-era immigration enforcement actions. SIFI was developed by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) and is a collaboration between SPLC, the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), the American Immigration Council (Council), and the Innovation Law Lab (Law Lab). The American Immigration Representation Project (AIRP) is supporting SIFI and is working with the Council to expand pro bono support.

 

The SIFI Project Coordinator will manage daily operations for a team of full-time staff and pro-bono attorneys, in order to provide the highest quality legal case support to individuals detained in the LaSalle Detention Center in Jena, Louisiana.

 

Please see the job description for more details and information on how to apply: https://careers-splcenter.icims.com/jobs/1147/sifi-project-coordinator/job

 

Feel free to reach out if you or potential applicants have any questions!

 

Thanks,

 

Jenna

 

Jenna Finkle

Outreach Paralegal | Asistente Legal

Immigrant Justice Project | Proyecto de Justicia Inmigrante

Southern Poverty Law Center

1055 St. Charles Avenue, Suite 505

New Orleans, LA 70130

Work: (504) 526-1501

Cell: (504) 259-1726