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Bilingual Case Manager

Rockford, IL 61107

Posted: 06/03/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Number: CJ160959163 Pay Rate: $16.50 / hour

Job Description

Illinois Welcoming Center Case Manager FurstStaffing is hiring a Bilingual Illinois Welcoming Center Case Manager skilled at working with adults and children who may face language barriers and need assistance completing applications and obtaining public benefits. This is a Furst-to-Hire opportunity.  Pay: $16.50/hr; $17.00/hour when hired inHours: 8am to 4:30pm, Mon-Fri Illinois Welcoming Center Case Manager Job Duties:
  • Provide outreach to the immigrant and refugee community about the availability of public benefits and other services. 
  • Community service coordination, including planning and building alliances with local organizations that share an interest in serving immigrants.
  • Provide information and referral services to immigrant families.
  • Provide case management services to immigrant families who need long-term assistance accessing and maintaining benefits and services.
  • Ensure complete case management services.
  • Provide accurate interpretation and/or translation services for immigrants who have difficulty communicating with the Illinois Department of Human Services and other agencies offering supportive services due to language barriers.
  • Provide crisis intervention to stabilize client and locate immediate solutions, to include mental health, substance abuse, homelessness, hunger, and unemployment.
  • Maintain database and client files.
  • Provide follow-up on open cases with the Illinois Department of Human Services and other offices to ensure they are being processed as needed. 
 Illinois Welcoming Center Case Manager Job Requirements:
  • Associate degree in human services or related field, plus at least 4 years related experience.
  • Expertise with various crisis intervention techniques.
  • Knowledge of Illinois public benefits and DCFS a plus.
  • Must be Bilingual English/Spanish.
  • Experience working with minority populations in northwestern counties.
  • Ability to commute and co-locate in offices in Ogle and Winnebago Counties.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong knowledge base of community partners and alliances.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Ability to lift 30 pounds, sit, stand, bend, squat.
  • Current Illinois driver’s license and valid vehicle insurance.
 This is a fantastic opportunity to serve our community. If you're interested in the Case Manager position, please apply here or call Caitlyn or Courtney at 815-229-7810.

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