Full time: 40 hours
Starting Hourly rate $24.14

Position Description:
The Youth Support Specialist of Catholic Charities Diocese of Arlington (CCDA), Migration and Refugee Services Program (MRS), assists refugee youth in all applicable geographical areas under youth mentoring (MYVA) Program. The CCDA MRS Youth Support Specialist will be responsible for performing and maintaining services and programs that promote positive civic and social engagement and support individual educational and vocational achievement for refugee youth. MRS Youth Support Specialist will be working with refugee youth, ages 15-24, who face barriers to social adjustment, educational, and employment success. The position connects refugee youth to opportunities to academic connections (both secondary and post-secondary), gain soft skills relevant to employment, training opportunities, and work experiences by matching eligible youth with mentors who will support successful integration. This role is based out of both Woodbridge & Alexandria. 1-day Hybrid after first 90 days

Position Responsibilities:
• Performs all case management functions, responsibilities, and documentation in a youth and family focused, and culturally competent manner.
• Performs an initial assessment and develops a plan to meet those needs through educational, vocational, and social activities
• Develop, deliver, and administer youth Intervention activities focusing on social and life skill development
• Develop and maintain supportive, nurturing, and empowering relationships with youth and families
• Recruits, on-boards, trains, engages and supervise mentors.
• Develops community partnerships in support of youth/Family engagement

Qualifications & Skills:
• Knowledge of refugee resettlement preferred; experience working with diverse populations
• Effectively communicate to all stakeholders
• Represent Catholic Charities/MRS at conferences, trainings, and meetings in the community.
• Familiarity with local area youth service providers
• Create a cooperative and positive relationships with colleagues, youth, and parents
• Informed of the relevant social services policies and practices in all counties and localities.
• Keep up to date of all relevant changes in education policy or practices.
• Identify professional development opportunities
• Proficient in Microsoft Word and Office products.
• Must have a valid U.S. driver’s license, 3 years of U.S. driving experience and be willing to transport clients in CCDA agency vehicles


Education and Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree
• 3 years relevant work experience

Physical Demands:
Sitting for periods of time and some light lifting up to 25 lbs.

BENEFITS: Vacation, Sick, Paid FML*, 16 paid holidays in 2024, Medical, Dental, Vision, Pension, Employee Assistance Program, Diocesan Tuition Reimbursement* K-12. Closed between Christmas and New Years. *

Job Title
Case Manager I Youth Support
Catholic Charities Diocese of Arlington
Posted On
February 6, 2024