Oct 22, 2021

Senior Case Manager and Match Grant Employment Specialist

  • Catholic Social Services
  • Lincoln, NE, USA
Full time Social Work

Job Description

Position Title: Senior Case Manager & Match Grant Employment Specialist
Department: Programs
FLSA Status: Full-time (Exempt)
Location: Lincoln, Nebraska
Reports to: Refugee Resettlement Director
Date Revised: October 2021
God has called us to build up the Body of Christ in southern Nebraska through the
spiritual and corporal works of mercy. We are called to grow in holiness, walk in trust,

serve with integrity, and faithfully proclaim the Gospel.

Position Summary: The Senior Case Manager & Match Grant Employment Specialist is
responsible for delivering core resettlement services and offering guidance to eligible
refugees on their path to achieving self-sufficiency through the Match Grant
Employment program.
Essential Functions:
● Deliver core services of refugee resettlement related to housing, healthcare,
community and cultural orientation, school enrollment, assistance with
transportation to appointments and interviews, and referrals.
● Conduct employment assessments to identify clients’ skill sets and credentials,
identify appropriate educational or training programs, and develop an action plan
outlining the client’s pathway to achieving their career goals.
● Identify employment opportunities for refugee clients by building relationships with
employers, attending career fairs and events sponsored by the Lincoln Chamber of
Commerce and EmployLNK, and by searching websites, newspapers, and flyers.
● Collaborate with community partners and volunteers to identify and develop
opportunities in the community to ensure networks for career advancement, civic
engagement, and community involvement.
● Assist refugee clients in the job application and interview process, such as writing
resumes, completing applications, and reviewing cultural workplace norms.
● Track, review and update clients’ progress in their case file, both in hard copy and
digital formats, according to agency standards and the contractual requirements
of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) and other grantors.
● Complete all federal, state, and local grant reporting requirements to meet
compliance standards.
● Represent, communicate, and integrate authentic Catholic social teaching in the
presentation of CSS’ mission.
● All other duties as assigned.

Preferred Competencies:
● Communication; written and verbal
● Cooperation
● Teamwork
● Problem Solving
● Ethical
● Organizational Support
● Safety and Security
Associates or bachelor’s degree preferred with 2+ years of professional experience in
business or social services. Bilingual competencies in either Arabic, Farsi, Kurdish, Karen,
Pashto, or Ukrainian are preferred. Must be knowledgeable about the Catholic Church
and support its moral and religious teachings.
Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by
an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly
required to stand, walk, use hands to handle or feel, reach with hands or arms, climb or
balance, talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 15 pounds.
Working Environment:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is primarily indoor working
conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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