ImportaMí is growing! See below for opportunities to join our team and help to empower unaccompanied children across the country. We also encourage you to apply and share the other job openings within our Child Protection team at the IRC.
Children's Legal Services
Senior Level Management (Attorney and Non-attorney)
Child-Centered Direct Support (Legal Referrals and Wraparound Support)
Digital Community Liaison (Remote)
IRC seeks a Digital Community Liaison (DCL) for ImportaMi's Central region. DCLs interact with unaccompanied children and their sponsors on social media primarily through private messaging, helping them navigate information on our platforms, clarify and share information on available services, and lend a friendly, empathetic ear. DCLs also speak with children via WhatsApp calls or via other audio/video platforms to ascertain whether they have received a legal screening, provide basic legal information, and with their consent, collect basic biographic information and make a referral to a legal service provider.
Communications and Outreach
Content Development Coordinator (Remote)
IRC seeks a Content Development Coordinator for unaccompanied immigrant children who are particularly vulnerable and include special populations, such as children processed through Influx Care Facilities (ICF), tender-age children, and young adults. The Content Development Coordinator creates website articles, creates and manages social media posts, as well as other content based on the needs and feedback from unaccompanied children.
Regional Supervisor (Hybrid):
They provide significant oversight and support to HSPRS services within a given region of the U.S. including helping to ensure the upkeep of policies and procedures, ensuring fidelity to federal regulations, overseeing compliance to program requirements, and supporting IRC in meeting its contractual obligations including the number of clients served. The Regional Supervisor supervises Regional Coordinators.
Clinical Program Manager (Hybrid):
The HSPRS Clinical Supervisor provides a combination of capacity building, staff supervision, and supervision of complex cases to IRC's Home Study and Post-Release Services (HSPRS) programming, as well as provides support to other emergent issues related to Unaccompanied Children’s protection in the U.S. This role provides clinical supervision to between four and eight Master Level intensive case managers who are providing case management services to UCs. Must have a Masters degree in social work, psychology, sociology or other relevant behavioral science in which clinical experience is a program requirement, plus at least two years of post-graduate direct services experience
The Home Study and Post Release Services (HSPRS) Director provides leadership, senior level management, and technical expertise to IRC’s HSPRS program, which is national in scope. The Director is responsible for overall program management, including both financial and managerial responsibilities. This includes direct supervision of between 4 and 6 management staff to ensure quality services, compliance with federal regulations, and achievement of grant commitments. The Director will be the primary liaison for HSPRS programming with IRC Leadership and the Office of Refugee Resettlement. Must have a master’s degree in social work or an equivalent in education, psychology, sociology, or other relevant behavioral science; or a bachelor’s degree in one of the sciences plus at least five years of relevant employment experience that demonstrates advanced levels of supervisory experience and financial management experience. At least five years of program management experience, including both financial and managerial responsibilities.
Senior Training Coordinator (In person or remote possible):
The Senior Training Coordinator’s primary responsibilities will focus on providing training for staff via webinars and asynchronous training, client-facing resources and identifying various training needs. The main objective of this position is to work in partnership with local IRC field offices and the HSPRS program to ensure staff have the knowledge and skills to deliver high quality services to UCs.
Quality Assurance and Data Coordinator (Remote):
Prepare for monitoring by funder through supporting and organizing local office data and evaluating areas that need to be addressed. Facilitate regular internal quality assurance checks that reflect the funder’s timelines. Complete monitoring for all HSPRS offices and ensure monitoring reports are within ORR’s standards and that best practices and corrective action items are followed up upon.
Child Protection Technical Advisor (Remote):
The Technical Advisor (TA), Child Protection provides technical expertise for as it relates to safety, permanency and protection for children and youth. The TA is responsible for supporting child protection needs in the network, particularly the Preferred Communities program. The TA will also liaise with internal and external stakeholders and funders regarding emerging issues related to Unaccompanied Afghan Minors (UAMs) and other minors and developing programming to enhance the safety and wellness of this population.
Casework Supervisor (Hybrid):
The Casework Supervisor, HSPRS provides trauma-informed and supportive supervision within the HSPRS program to Caseworkers (Level 1 and Senior Caseworkers (Level 2), as well advises Crisis Case Managers (Level 3). Specifically, the Casework Supervisor ensures onboarding and orientation to the position have been completed; provides weekly supervision; monitors service provision and case notes to ensure quality and adherence to best practices. Must possess a master’s degree in the behavioral sciences, human services or social services field; or a Bachelor’s Degree plus at least three years of progressive employment experience that demonstrates supervisory and case management experience. Minimum of one year of supervisory experience, including program oversight, review and monitoring of cases, and compliance with contractual obligations.
Regional Coordinator (Hybrid):
The Regional Coordinator ensures case management onboarding and orientation have been completed; provides weekly supervision; monitors service provision and case notes to ensure quality and adherence to best practices; ensures that appropriate staff are notified of cases of concern within a timely manner; writes monthly reports; monitors data; and ensures all staff are updated on changing policies, procedures and regulations that may impact their work, and convenes regular staff meetings. Education and/or Experience: master’s degree and three years of relevant experience; or a bachelor’s degree and five years of relevant experience, and demonstrated leadership abilities, is required. Experience in family reunification, home assessment, or foster care/child welfare is preferred.
Language Skills: Bilingual ability in English and Spanish is preferred.
Intake Specialist (Remote):
The role will focus primarily on intakes and data entry to ensure IRC is complying and on target with the number of cases per the funder’s contract. Evaluate the Post Release Services case referral as Level 1 or Level 2 based on the parameters set by the program, which may include screening for victimization, such as domestic violence, sexual violence, and human trafficking.
Crisis Case Manager (current Level 3, Hybrid):
The Crisis Case Manager (Level 3) focuses on children with specific challenges or circumstances and provides intensive services to ensure the safety and stability of the child and family. This includes developing service plans that address needs utilizing a range of financial, medical, social, vocational, and other services and resources based on client eligibility, and utilizing interventions tailored to the needs of the family and child. Master’s degree in social work, psychology, sociology, or other relevant behavioral science in which direct clinical experience is a program requirement; Written and verbal fluency in Spanish and English
Senior Caseworker (current level 2, Hybrid):
The Home Study and Post Release Services Senior Caseworker (Level 2) conducts home studies to determine a potential sponsor’s ability to meet an unaccompanied child’s needs upon release from the Office of Refugee Resettlement’s custody and provides post release services to help unaccompanied children and sponsors meet their presenting needs. The Senior Case Manager (Level 2 ) is responsible for assessing safety, developing a strengths-based service plan, providing psychoeducation, developing safety plans where needed, ongoing assessment, and referring and connecting children to community-based services. Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, sociology, or other relevant behavioral science. Written and verbal fluency in Spanish and English