Lutheran Services in Iowa
  • Refugee and Immigrant Services
  • Des Moines, IA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Are you looking to make a positive impact in your community? At Lutheran Services in Iowa (LSI), we are currently seeking a dedicated, compassionate Caseworker to support our Refugee Community Services programs in Des Moines. Candidates with linguistic skills in Arabic, French, Spanish, Swahili, Nepali, Somali, Karen, or Burmese languages are encouraged to apply!

DUTIES

The Caseworker is responsible for providing supportive services to refugee and immigrant clients, including, but not limited to skill development, case management, advocacy, and resource connection. Our Caseworkers should know the basics of outcome-based performance measures, and be willing to help clients develop goals and facilitate service plans that enable each client to meet their personal goals. Caseworkers will meet with clients in person or via telephone during normal business hours, as well as in the evenings and occasional weekends.


QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's degree in health or human services-related field and 1 year of experience in case management or providing services to refugees. Linguistic skills to meet the needs of the clients are desired but not required.

This position requires a valid driver's license, auto insurance, a good driving record and the ability to pass an extensive background check including checks of the Dependent Adult and Child Abuse registries, Sex Offender registry and a criminal history check.

At LSI, competitive compensation goes far beyond an hourly rate. For eligible employees, LSI pays for a portion of employee health premiums, offers a monthly wellness discount on health insurance premiums, and contributes to your health savings account each pay check. LSI will reimburse you for mileage, offer a 401k match contribution, and provide ongoing professional development training. In addition LSI offers a generous paid time off package. As a non-profit employer many employees also can qualify for student loan forgiveness programs.

It's their life. It's your career.

Make a difference in both at LSI!


Lutheran Services in Iowa
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