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Associate Director for Family Reunification

  • ... Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service
  • ... Seattle, Washington, United States
  • ...

    Full-time

  • ... Salary: 50 per hour
  • Posted on: May 09, 2024       Expires on: Jun 23, 2024

Associate Director for Family Reunification   

JOB TITLE:

Associate Director for Family Reunification

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Seattle Washington United States

REMOTE:

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JOB DESCRIPTION:

Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service Associate Director for Family Reunification Baltimore , Maryland Apply Now If you are passionate about transforming communities with a mission-driven organization, then we have the opportunity for you! Reporting to the Director for Children's Services, the Associate Director for Family Reunification provides strong programmatic management, strategic vision, and leadership to a team responsible for the overall implementation, oversight, and quality of the Family Reunification and Safe Release Support programs being implemented by Global Refuge Children Services thought-out its partner network. In close collaboration with the Deputy Director and Director for Children Services, this role will ensure the effectiveness and quality of all services and programs through monitoring, data management, research, evaluation, supervision, and the development and enhancement of program efficiencies. The role will be responsible for identifying, vetting, and securing new partnerships to expand effective and efficient service delivery in collaboration with Global Refuge and in developing partnerships for opportunities to expand children's services programs. This position can be remote with occasional trips to Baltimore as needed. Global Refuge, formerly known as Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS), is a nonprofit serving newcomers seeking safety, support, and a share in the American dream. Since 1939, we have welcomed those seeking refuge, upholding a legacy of compassion and grace for people in crisis. We walk alongside individuals, families, and children as they begin their new lives in The United States through our work in refugee resettlement, welcome and respite services for asylum seekers, economic empowerment and employment, and family unification for unaccompanied children. To date, we have served over 750,000 people from around the globe. Our comprehensive services leverage our extensive organizational expertise as well as government, community, and faith partnerships. Attracting and retaining the best talent is vital to our continued growth and we are proud to offer an excellent benefits package including: medical, dental, and vision available on the first day of employment, generous paid time off including 20 days of vacation, 12 days of sick leave, 12 paid holidays, 12 weeks of fully paid parental leave and up to 12 weeks of fully paid FMLA leave, company 403(b) contribution of 3%, an additional 7% match which vests immediately, Family Building benefits for reproductive procedures, adoption/foster care assistance, and an annual wellness benefit that can be customized to support your personal needs including funding enrichment classes, gym memberships, and healthy eating plans (to name a few) all in an inclusive and progressive environment! At Global Refuge, welcoming newcomers isn't just our duty-it's an inherent part of our identity, rooted in our Lutheran heritage and inspired values and serving as a testament to our unwavering commitment to those in search of refuge. Please join us as we make a difference in the lives of newcomers. DUTIES Lead, supervise, and direct staff to meet the objectives of our Federal obligations and to Global Refuge standards in accordance with external and internal agreements in a manner that respects and encourages their individual gifts and skills, and educates them regarding the tasks and skills required to meet objectives. Lead collaboration efforts and strategic vision for Home Study and Post Release Services Program and Safe Release Support Programs engaged in service provisions to unaccompanied children and their families. Significant program development to enhance and expand opportunities to serve unaccompanied children and families. Provide oversight of HS&PRS and SRS network communication and peer learning throughout the network. Oversee the placement process ensuring proper coverage, clear procedures, proper placement matching, and prompt distribution of all new cases and ensure that this is all in the best interest of children. Provide and oversee technical support and training being provided to the local partner network, including ongoing site monitoring of the HS & PRS and SRS partners to assess program functioning and compliance with ORR/Global Refuge standards, identify trends and service gaps, and evaluate service models. Ensure work plan development, internal operating policy and procedures, and compliance with federal obligations. Meeting with federal partners, program partners, and other coalition allies in person or via conference calls to discuss Family Reunification and Safe Release Support programmatic issues. Contribution and management of numerous funding reports and proposal submissions, reviewing and editing quarterly, annual, and monitoring reports for program services. Oversight and management of expenditures related to service delivery of Home Study and Post Release Services and Safe Release Support activities, analyze and assist in preparing annual Provide support and back-up for the Deputy Director for Children Services, the HS & PRS, and SRS Program Managers. Analyze ORR and local policies affecting unaccompanied children to determine its impact on services. Provide information, analyses, and recommendations both verbally and in writing to agency leadership, ORR, and local partners as needed. In consultation with the Data Improvement Coordinator, review and oversee quality data management for SRS and FR programs for quality and in accordance with ORR requirements QUALIFICATIONS Master's in social work or other behavioral science combined with five years' experience and knowledge of child welfare systems, principles, practices, and emerging trends. Five (5) years of progressively responsible managerial experience including experience managing staff, volunteers, and/or interns. Minimum of 5 years of progressive managerial experience with responsibilities in supervision, program management, implementation, and evaluation. Experience and knowledge of working with refugee and unaccompanied migrant children. Demonstrated experience in program development, administration, and budget oversight. Demonstrated ability to develop and manage collaborative partnerships among various systems. Demonstrated experience in inter-agency collaboration, development of new partnerships, and creation of working groups. Demonstrated experience in writing proposals, reports, and documents for various purposes of mandated reporting. Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects and activities simultaneously Awareness of legal and political issues related to immigration and child welfare Able and willing to travel, at minimum 6 times annually. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications Global Refuge is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. We participate in E-Verify. We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package in an innovative and rewarding work environment. Salaries are based on the latest market data and reflect the education, skills, and requirements for the role. Differentials may exist based on the region and language abilities. Global Refuge has been welcoming newcomers since 1939. Learn more at globalrefuge.org. #J-18808-Ljbffr

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Position Details

POSTED:

May 09, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

50 per hour

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

SD-05092024-82525350

LOCATION:

Washington United States

CITY:

Seattle

Job Origin:

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Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service Associate Director for Family Reunification Baltimore , Maryland Apply Now If you are passionate about transforming communities with a mission-driven organization, then we have the opportunity for you! Reporting to the Director for Children's Services, the Associate Director for Family Reunification provides strong programmatic management, strategic vision, and leadership to a team responsible for the overall implementation, oversight, and quality of the Family Reunification and Safe Release Support programs being implemented by Global Refuge Children Services thought-out its partner network. In close collaboration with the Deputy Director and Director for Children Services, this role will ensure the effectiveness and quality of all services and programs through monitoring, data management, research, evaluation, supervision, and the development and enhancement of program efficiencies. The role will be responsible for identifying, vetting, and securing new partnerships to expand effective and efficient service delivery in collaboration with Global Refuge and in developing partnerships for opportunities to expand children's services programs. This position can be remote with occasional trips to Baltimore as needed. Global Refuge, formerly known as Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS), is a nonprofit serving newcomers seeking safety, support, and a share in the American dream. Since 1939, we have welcomed those seeking refuge, upholding a legacy of compassion and grace for people in crisis. We walk alongside individuals, families, and children as they begin their new lives in The United States through our work in refugee resettlement, welcome and respite services for asylum seekers, economic empowerment and employment, and family unification for unaccompanied children. To date, we have served over 750,000 people from around the globe. Our comprehensive services leverage our extensive organizational expertise as well as government, community, and faith partnerships. Attracting and retaining the best talent is vital to our continued growth and we are proud to offer an excellent benefits package including: medical, dental, and vision available on the first day of employment, generous paid time off including 20 days of vacation, 12 days of sick leave, 12 paid holidays, 12 weeks of fully paid parental leave and up to 12 weeks of fully paid FMLA leave, company 403(b) contribution of 3%, an additional 7% match which vests immediately, Family Building benefits for reproductive procedures, adoption/foster care assistance, and an annual wellness benefit that can be customized to support your personal needs including funding enrichment classes, gym memberships, and healthy eating plans (to name a few) all in an inclusive and progressive environment! At Global Refuge, welcoming newcomers isn't just our duty-it's an inherent part of our identity, rooted in our Lutheran heritage and inspired values and serving as a testament to our unwavering commitment to those in search of refuge. Please join us as we make a difference in the lives of newcomers. DUTIES Lead, supervise, and direct staff to meet the objectives of our Federal obligations and to Global Refuge standards in accordance with external and internal agreements in a manner that respects and encourages their individual gifts and skills, and educates them regarding the tasks and skills required to meet objectives. Lead collaboration efforts and strategic vision for Home Study and Post Release Services Program and Safe Release Support Programs engaged in service provisions to unaccompanied children and their families. Significant program development to enhance and expand opportunities to serve unaccompanied children and families. Provide oversight of HS&PRS and SRS network communication and peer learning throughout the network. Oversee the placement process ensuring proper coverage, clear procedures, proper placement matching, and prompt distribution of all new cases and ensure that this is all in the best interest of children. Provide and oversee technical support and training being provided to the local partner network, including ongoing site monitoring of the HS & PRS and SRS partners to assess program functioning and compliance with ORR/Global Refuge standards, identify trends and service gaps, and evaluate service models. Ensure work plan development, internal operating policy and procedures, and compliance with federal obligations. Meeting with federal partners, program partners, and other coalition allies in person or via conference calls to discuss Family Reunification and Safe Release Support programmatic issues. Contribution and management of numerous funding reports and proposal submissions, reviewing and editing quarterly, annual, and monitoring reports for program services. Oversight and management of expenditures related to service delivery of Home Study and Post Release Services and Safe Release Support activities, analyze and assist in preparing annual Provide support and back-up for the Deputy Director for Children Services, the HS & PRS, and SRS Program Managers. Analyze ORR and local policies affecting unaccompanied children to determine its impact on services. Provide information, analyses, and recommendations both verbally and in writing to agency leadership, ORR, and local partners as needed. In consultation with the Data Improvement Coordinator, review and oversee quality data management for SRS and FR programs for quality and in accordance with ORR requirements QUALIFICATIONS Master's in social work or other behavioral science combined with five years' experience and knowledge of child welfare systems, principles, practices, and emerging trends. Five (5) years of progressively responsible managerial experience including experience managing staff, volunteers, and/or interns. Minimum of 5 years of progressive managerial experience with responsibilities in supervision, program management, implementation, and evaluation. Experience and knowledge of working with refugee and unaccompanied migrant children. Demonstrated experience in program development, administration, and budget oversight. Demonstrated ability to develop and manage collaborative partnerships among various systems. Demonstrated experience in inter-agency collaboration, development of new partnerships, and creation of working groups. Demonstrated experience in writing proposals, reports, and documents for various purposes of mandated reporting. Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects and activities simultaneously Awareness of legal and political issues related to immigration and child welfare Able and willing to travel, at minimum 6 times annually. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications Global Refuge is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. We participate in E-Verify. We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package in an innovative and rewarding work environment. Salaries are based on the latest market data and reflect the education, skills, and requirements for the role. Differentials may exist based on the region and language abilities. Global Refuge has been welcoming newcomers since 1939. Learn more at globalrefuge.org. #J-18808-Ljbffr

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