Resources Coordinator

Operations/Directors Portland, Oregon


Job Title:  Resources Coordinator                        
Department/Program: ORR Home Study and Post Release Services                         
Reports to: Program Director                         
Work location: Hybrid: Must be located in Oregon                         
FLSA status: (exempt/salaried)     
Pay Range:   $26.41- $28.02 (hourly)                  
Position/Job Summary:      
The Resource Coordinator for Home Study & Post Release Services (HS/PRS) is responsible for expanding our program’s community resources library as well as creating written materials for unaccompanied children (UCs) and their sponsors and create partnerships with community-based providers across a wide range of services and at a local and national level. This position reports to the Program Director. This position will supervise a group of case aids.       
 Position/Job Duties and Responsibilities:                       
  • Create handouts for unaccompanied children and their families with information with community resources.
  • Form collaborative partnerships with community-based providers across a wide range of services and at a local and national level starting with our primary region. (WA, OR, ID, MT, NV, UT, WY, CA, AK)
  • Create and expand a library of community resources with current program’s database to promote providers’ knowledge and use of best practices.
  • Research relevant subject matter/topics to create accurate and relevant support materials for our clients.
  • Finding resources in the community where our clients reside throughout the country mainly focused on the areas of education, mental health, legal and medical to be utilized by HS/PRS staff working with UCs.
  • Maintain working knowledge of external relevant online resources and materials about community providers to share with HS/PRS staff
  • Building and maintaining communication with other resources in the community and stakeholders.
  • Assist with development of training materials in collaboration with the training team, as needed
  • Analyze various data on completed needs assessments to identify resources needed
  • Develop resource development plan in collaboration with the Program Director
  • Assist community members reaching out for program information
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor
  • Knowledge of the communities supported and the ability to work effectively in cross-cultural situations
  •  All of the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions subject to reasonable accommodation. All job duties indicated is not to be an exhaustive statement and other job-related duties may be assigned as required by the supervisor(s).
  • Communicate clearly and effectively, orally and in writing in English 
  • Applicable federal and state laws 
  • Administer policies, procedures and programs 
  • Interpret information, utilize critical thinking and explain concepts to others 
  • Maintain effective working relationships with agency employees at all levels and the general public 
  • Define and resolve moderately complex problems 
  • Able to provide culturally appropriate care  
  • Able to hold each other and yourself accountable to the diversity and uniqueness of all individuals within Morrison, our clients, and our community stakeholders (All positions)

Required Position Qualifications

  •  Bachelor’s degree in a behavioral science, education, or social services field with at least three years’ experience in child welfare, case management, and working with immigrant children
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office, specifically proficiency with Word, Power Point, Publisher, and Excel is required
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English, written, read and verbal
  • Attained age 21 years or older before first day of employment in position (ORR)
  • 1 to 2 years’ experience supervising others
Preferred Position Qualifications                      
  • Excellent organizational, verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience in resource development, video production, and graphic design preferred
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office, specifically proficiency with Word, Power Point, Publisher, and Excel is required
  • Experience in Word Press highly preferred
  • Strong technology skills
  • Strict adherence to timeframes, policy and procedures
  • Ability to prioritize duties and multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work well independently and in a team;
  • Ability to track and analyze data.
 Other Requirements:
  • Able to work shift hours and days, as assigned. Position may require work outside of usual work hours on occasion. 
  • Position is hybrid with a requirement to be onsite two days a week. The candidate will have an office space onsite and will also need to have an appropriate workspace to complete documentation, phone calls, and video conferencing when working from home. 
  • Occasional travel via airplane and/or car to visit other program sites 
  • Hold a valid drivers’ license and must maintain minimum auto insurance policy for driving a personal vehicle 
  • Able to pass a comprehensive criminal history background investigation  
  • Current CPR and Standard First Aid required 
  • 40 hours of required training per year 
Physical demands and work environment:                   
  • ​​​Visual acuity allowing for analysis of written data.  
  • ​Manual dexterity allowing for operation of routine office equipment (computers, telephone, fax, copy machine, typewriter, calculator, etc.)  
  • ​Physical dexterity allowing for reaching, stooping, and repetitive motion of wrist, hand or fingers.  
  • ​​Ability to remain calm and emotionally available in an environment serving youth who have experienced trauma.​​​              
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).