Career Services Case Worker

Job Description
The Chaldean Community Foundation (CCF) improves the stability, health and wellness of those we serve through advocacy, acculturation, community development and cultural preservation.

The Foundation is seeking a tri-lingual case worker to join its Sterling Heights location. The ideal candidate is fluent in English, Arabic and Chaldean/Aramaic with an understanding of the Chaldean community and the plight of refugees. Night and weekend hours may be required.

General Purpose
Assist clients in receiving social services and provide guidance related to job placement, career planning and counseling, and financial aid services for higher education.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities
• Advise clients on job search strategies, resume development and interviewing.
• Draft and edit resumes and cover letters for clients.
• Assist in coordinating and working job fairs.
• Complete Financial Aid Applications online.
• Develop relationships with employers by utilizing techniques to connect with decision makers and gain contacts.
• Match clients with jobs and send resumes to employers.
• Ensure client reporting data is accurate and up to date.
• Follow up with clients to track activities, job opportunities and employment.
• Available to work some (average once a month) evenings and weekends (events, seminars, etc.).

Education and Experience
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in Business Administration, Marketing, Human Resources or related field.
• Highly proficient in resume writing.
• Must have a valid Michigan Driver’s License and appropriate insurance.
• Fluency in Arabic and/or Chaldean required.
• Knowledge of computers and relevant software applications.
• Knowledge of customer service principles and practices.
• Other duties as assigned.

Key Competencies
• Ability to provide an emotionally stable environment for clients
• Ability to work with diverse populations including children and families
• Appreciation of the cultural background, heritage and identity of client
• Ability to keep confidential information
• Professional personal presentation
• Information management
• Organizing and planning
• Attention to detail
• Initiative
• Reliability
• Stress tolerance

Candidates should e-mail a current resume to and include “Career Services Case Worker” in the subject line.

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