Case Worker

Case Management Federal Way, Washington


Bilingual (Spanish) Case Worker - Home Study & Post Release Services    

Program: ORR HS/PRS 
Hybrid:  2 days per week in Office in Federal Way, WA  
Travel: No Travel Required
Employment: Full Time, Full Benefits 
FLSA: Non-Exempt 

Positions: 6 Openings!      


Job Summary: 
The PRS Case Worker is responsible for providing virtual check-ins, focusing on the child’s safety and well being to unaccompanied immigrant children released from federal custody, and if something is found referring that case to either a higher level of care, or community- based resource. 

 Responsibilities and Duties:       
  • Make contact and conduct virtual check-ins with UC’s who have been released to Sponsors to assess the safety and well-being of the child and the Sponsors adherence to the Sponsor Care Agreement, then assess and refer if the youth would benefit from a higher level of care. 
  • Perform on-going virtual check-ins based on ORR contracted timelines at seven (7), fourteen (14), and thirty (30) days after release. 
  • During check-ins focus on screening and making appropriate referrals to address child’s needs in the following domains: placement issues, safety issues, education, health, mental health, legal/immigration proceedings, substance abuse, independent living, juvenile/criminal justice and child enrichment activities. 
  • Refer for crisis intervention services, as needed, or connect family to services to ensure minor’s safety and well-being in a crisis situation. 
  • Submit detailed and thorough documentation in accordance with agency and ORR requirements. 
  • Utilize social work best practices and provided assessment tools for assessing of a UC’s progress and services provided. 
  • Carries a case load varying on program need (Staff-to-case ratios for Post Release Services Case Workers will establish caseloads of 1:25) 

Education and Experience Requirements: 
 A typical background for the person who can fulfill the duties of this position is as follows:  

  • Bi-lingual in Spanish and English  
  • 1-year of experience working with youth in a child welfare or social service setting
  • Attained age 21 years or older before first day of employment in position.   
  • Demonstrate a commitment to developing a thorough knowledge and application of the Sanctuary model and other organizational policies & practices.  
  • Participate in staff development, in-services, and training related to equity and inclusion in the workplace; model appropriate behaviors; develop, recommend, and implement improvements to business practices with awareness and understanding of the impact in a trauma-informed and culturally diverse organization. 
 Valued Experience:       
  •  Experience working with immigrant populations 
  • Knowledgeable about family preservation, kinship care, and/or general child welfare  
 Other Requirements:       
  • Pass a DHS criminal history background 
  • Meet agency driving requirements       
Pay Scale:      
  • Bilingual Spanish Case Worker: $23.40- $24.89/hour
Why join us?       
  • Growth Opportunities- Morrison values its employees and provides leadership training to see our employees thrive and grow. Promotion from within is encouraged and seen throughout the organization.  
  • Benefits and Perks – Extensive benefit package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. Company provided Life and Long-Term Disability. Paid vacation and sick time.  
  • We make a difference in our community – At Morrison we provide a comprehensive continuum of mental health, substance abuse and prevention and education services for youth, from birth through age 21. We work with families and communities to make a difference in every child’s life. 
  • Student Loan Forgiveness Options- Morrison is a non-profit mental health organization so working with us, you could qualify for student loan forgiveness through the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. 

About Us: 
Morrison Child and Family Services is a non-profit organization that provides a comprehensive array of services to children, adolescents, and their families.  As an agency Morrison, its team members, and clients commit to trauma-informed care.   

Visit our website to learn more about our mission and history and our strategy for accomplishing our goal of achieving significant, positive, and long-term clinical outcomes for the clients we serve.       
At Morrison we celebrate diversity. Through our commitment to equity and inclusion, we support our communities to move beyond disparity and oppression and work with compassion, integrity, and dedication to social justice through the implementation of goals and policies. We strive to create an inclusive and anti-racist organization by ensuring that racial identity will not determine or predict the quality of trauma-informed care a child receives; to that effect, we’re looking for candidates who can provide culturally-appropriate care or possess the ability to hold each other and yourself accountable to the diversity and uniqueness of all individuals within Morrison, our clients and our community stakeholders.       
We are an Affirmative Action Plan Employer. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. In compliance with our Affirmative Action Plan, Morrison uses E-Verify to determine employment eligibility after an offer is accepted.    
Applications will be reviewed as received.  Morrison reserves the right to make a hiring decision at any point during the posting period.      
Morrison employees are offered a variety of benefits including Medical, Vision, Dental, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employer-Paid Life, Accidental Death and Dismemberment and Long-Term Disability, and an Employee Assistance Program (EAP).       

Position Open Until Enough Qualified Applicants Have Responded 
We strive to Create a Diverse, Inclusive environment to Better Serve our Clients. 
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.