Bilingual Social Services / Program Coordinator
CHRISTUS System Office
CHRISTUS Villa de Matel
Houston, TX 77023
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The Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, Houston and the CHRISTUS Foundation for Healthcare seek a full-time, bilingual Social Services / Program Coordinator to work directly with patients, asylum seekers and immigrants recently settled in Houston, TX. The Social Services / Program Coordinator will be responsible for providing support in a case management style to assist individuals and families in both a clinic and community-based setting. He or she will identify needs and access services related to food, housing, education, health, mental health, transportation, and child care. The Social Services / Program Coordinator will also create and coordinate on-site programming for families and children that fosters social-educational development, resiliency and wellness, cultural assimilation and that helps individuals become advocates for themselves and their families in a new country.
·Bachelor’s degree or higher in Social Work or related field. MSW or LMSW/LCSW preferred.
·Fluency in Spanish and English, including speaking, reading and writing.
·Understanding of the needs of immigrants and vulnerable families.
·Experience in program development and implementation.
·Mission driven with a strong ethical character capable of exercising good judgement and discretion with a heart for serving immigrant communities and children.
·Can demonstrate intercultural skills and sensitivity.
·Ability to work extended hours and weekends.
·Minimum of 3 years of related experience required.
- Experience working with immigrant families and children preferred.