Resource Development Specialist
The Resource Development Specialist for Home Study & Post Release Services (HS/PRS) is responsible for creating written and video educational materials for unaccompanied children (UCs) and their sponsors, as well as resources to be utilized by HS/PRS staff and other social service providers working with UCs. This position reports to the Program Manager of the UC Resource Center.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Develop psychoeducational videos and handouts in multiple languages for unaccompanied children and their families;
- Create written and video resources for HS/PRS staff and other social service providers working with UCs to promote providers’ knowledge and use of best practices;
- Research relevant subject matter/topics to create accurate and relevant support materials for USCRI’s UC Resource Center;
- Maintain working knowledge of external relevant online resources and materials to share with HS/PRS staff and other providers through the UC Resource Center;
- Organize materials for providers and families on the UC Resource Center;
- Assist with development of training materials in collaboration with the training team, as needed;
- Conduct needs assessments and analyze various data to identify resource needs;
- Develop resource development plan in collaboration with the Program Manager - UC Resource Center; and
- Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
All of the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions subject to reasonable accommodation. All job duties indicated is not to be an exhaustive statement and other job-related duties may be assigned as required by the supervisor(s).
- Bachelor’s degree in a behavioral science, education, or social services field with at least three years’ experience in child welfare, case management, and working with immigrant children;
- Excellent organizational, verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills;
- Experience in resource development, video production, and graphic design preferred;
- High proficiency in Microsoft Office, specifically proficiency with Word, Power Point, Publisher, and Excel is required;
- Experience in Word Press highly preferred;
- Strong technology skills;
- Strict adherence to timeframes, policy and procedures;
- Ability to prioritize duties and multi-task in a fast-paced environment;
- Ability to work well independently and in a team;
- Ability to track and analyze data;
- Position is remote and the candidate must have an appropriate workspace to complete documentation, phone calls, and video conferencing;
- Fluency in Spanish is required; proficiency in additional languages a plus;
- Candidate must demonstrate a commitment to comply with mandatory state reporting requirement for child abuse and neglect;
- Candidate must have dedication to the human rights of refugees, immigrants, asylum seekers and displaced people;
- Candidate must pass a criminal background check that includes history of conviction of child and sexual abuse; and
- Demonstrated support of USCRI’s values by exhibiting respect for others, maintenance of confidential information and an appreciation of a multicultural workplace.
- Satisfactory completion of USCRI’s Orientation and Training;
- Satisfactory completion of funder required trainings upon hire and on an annual basis; and
- Complete additional training as identified by supervisor or Human Resources.
- Use of manual dexterity, tactile, visual, and audio acuity;
- Use of repetitive motion, prolonged periods of sitting and standing, and sustained visual and mental applications and demands;
- Occasional lifting (up to 25 pounds), bending, pulling, and carrying; and
- Quantitative/mathematical ability (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, standard measurements).
Please submit a resume with cover letter describing your interest and qualifications with your online application.
References will be required at time of the final interview.
No telephone calls please. Position will remain open until filled.
This position is contingent upon award.
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U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants
USCRI Resource Center