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

Lutheran Services in Iowa currently seeks a full time Bilingual Caseworker for Post Release Services and Home Studies in the Des Moines area.

The Caseworker is responsible for Post Release Services (PRS) and Home Studies for Unaccompanied Children (UC) and families. Our Caseworkers are responsible for helping children and families with resource referrals, community connections, and case management services while utilizing trauma informed care throughout service provision.This position may occasionally work on weekends and evenings.


What You'll Do


  • Effectively write and execute home studies while working with immigrant populations

  • Facilitate the reunification process by conducting culturally sensitive home studies, assessments, referrals, and case management services

  • Perform resource referrals, community connections, and case management services while utilizing trauma informed care throughout service provision

  • May serve as interpreter when language skills are applicable for case services

  • May work evening and weekend hours by appointment or assignment


What You'll Need

Bachelor's degree in human services field and one year of full time human services experience. Must read, write and speak English and Spanish fluently. Human services field includes: social work, psychology, sociology, counseling, and human/family services.

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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