Career Services Case Worker

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 Chaldean Community Foundation is seeking a bilingual Career Services Case Worker to join its Sterling Heights location. The ideal candidate is fluent in English and Arabic with an understanding of the Chaldean community.

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.).
• Perform other job-related 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.
• Knowledge of computers and relevant software applications.
• Knowledge of customer service principles and practices.
• Professional personal presentation
• Information management
• Organizing and planning
• Attention to detail
• Initiative
• Reliability
• Stress tolerance

Education and Experience
• High School Diploma required.
• Bachelor’s degree in related field is preferred, or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
• Proficient in resume writing.
• Fluency in Arabic is required.

Physical Requirements
• Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
• Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

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