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Catholic Charities of TN

Refugee Elders Program Specialist

Catholic Charities of TN

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Job Summary

Catholic Charities has an opening for the position of Elders Program Specialist in its Refugee and Immigration Services Department. This position is full-time and located at the Catholic Pastoral Center at 2806 McGavock Pike, Nashville, TN 37214.  Hours are typically Monday through Friday, between 8:00am and 4:30pm, but flexibility may be required outside of these hours.

Job Responsibilities

The primary functions of this position are to assist in program implementation, management, and evaluation; plan and implement program activities and curriculum for refugee elders; provide case management to refugee elders; promote the program within the community; collect and manage data to ensure grant compliance; transport clients to and from program and/or appointments.

Qualifications

Other Skills or Requirements:

  • Driver’s license, good driving history, and reliable transportation required.
  • Ability to facilitate intercultural communication and to create an environment where differences are respected.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment, courtesy, and tact in dealing with the public and staff.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with extreme professionalism.
  • Ability to plan and organize work and to work well under pressure.
  • Ability to follow tasks through to completion.
  • Effective interpersonal skills including emotional intelligence, reliability, positivity, negotiation, empathy, and openness to feedback.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • Ability to work well as a team and independently with minimal direction.
  • Attention to detail and adherence to deadlines.
  • Basic computer proficiency.
  • Ability to transport clients.
  • Bi-lingual preferred
  • Willingness to submit to and render a clear criminal background screening.

Prefer current certification in CPR with knowledge of basic first aid.

Additional Information

Benefits

Full Benefits.

How to Apply

Competitive salary with excellent benefits package.  Please e-mail resume to: Sarah Grace Turner at sturner@cctenn.org.

Details

  • Date Posted: July 6, 2021
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Other
  • Service Area: Social / Human Services
  • Working Hours: 37.5 hrs/wk