Openings at WoW

Women of the World is a trusted service and capacity building organization for refugee, asylee, and immigrant women and girls. We’d love to have you join our team. Below are the positions available within our organization today!

Case Manager

  • 25-30 hrs per week
  • $13 per hour
  • Send resume and cover letter to samira ‘at’ womenofworld.org

 

Case Manager Description:

Case Managers connect clients to employment, health, and social service resources in the community with the goal of helping clients become self-sufficient.

The Refugee Case Manager will gain valuable experience assisting with a variety of professional duties that contribute to the efficiency of operations within the Customized Advocacy, Practical English, and Economic Empowerment programs.

Case Management services include an array of support services such as: referral for health care, child care, housing, utilities assistance, language and vocational training, family wellness training, emergency financial assistance, and transportation and interpreter/translation assistance to help clients access and utilize services in culturally and linguistically appropriate manners.

Customized advocacy builds women-to-women networks that empower English education, economic development, and/or human rights for Utah’s refugee women and their families.  Women-to-women networks offer a safe place to build friendships supported by conservative cultures upset by post-traumatic stress disorders (PTSD) while empowering important gender-based, socio-economic skills that are largely under-realized by refugee women.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with new client intake
  • Assist with social service applications
  • Partner with social service case managers in locating essential resources for clients
  • Attend community meetings as a representative for the Women of the World
  • Educate WoW clients in transportation to appointments
  • Help coordinate special events for clients
  • Coordinate client and volunteer data entry
  • Follow-up on reporting requirements
  • Provide case management services to refugees, asylees, and other displaced persons; services include: coordinating housing, medical appointments, inter-agency referrals, orientation/client education, school enrollments, employment placement and preparation, etc.
  • Utilize community resources and programs to assist clients
  • Maintain detailed case file documentation and case notes
  • Prepare reports and ensure program targets and outcomes are met
  • Represent the organization at meetings and other outreach activities
  • Work with volunteers and co-sponsors to assist with services provided to clients
  • Serve as an advocate for clients

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Sensitivity to the needs of diverse cultural communities
  • Must carry automobile insurance and have a clean driving record. Must have own reliable transportation.
  • Must have own laptop for use at WoW
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality as it relates to handling client information and fill out a confidentiality disclosure.
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check
  • Education or experience in Social Work or working with vulnerable populations preferred
  • Must be willing to meet clients in their homes or where the needs exist: government offices, offices of employment, etc.
  • Experience working with diverse populations and refugee social service programs desired
  • High English language proficiency required; fluency in an additional language spoken by the client base (Arabic, French, etc.) preferred
  • Computer proficient including Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Capable of working independently with proven experience in achieving goals

 

Member of Board of Directors

 

Job Description:
The Board of Directors are responsible for the strategic direction of the organization, that is, they make decisions on the one- and five-year direction or goals for the operations, fundraising, and charitable giving. The Board votes on all strategic direction of the organization and pass legislation with a simple majority unless a unanimous consent is required. Board of Director members serve a two-year term. To meet the emerging needs of the organization and to better serve our refugee community, we are looking to add additional talent to our board.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Attend monthly meetings and actively participate in the meeting discussion.
• Respond to agency emails in a timely manner. 
• Each member must possess an understanding of the mission, vision, and direction of the organization
• The Directors are the primary fundraisers for the organization 
• Formulate and approve policies that support the organization’s mission
• Participate in strategic planning regarding all programs, events, and organizational structure
• Attend special events designed to promote WoW’s mission
• Review and approve annual budget
• Review and amend the WoW bylaws 
• Act as an ambassador for WoW by promoting the organization’s public image and increasing public awareness of the organization

Qualifications:
WoW is seeking individuals with varied professional skills/backgrounds and a broad network of contacts. We welcome interested candidates from all professional backgrounds that support our overall mission. 

Preferred candidates would have experience in one of the following areas: fundraising, finance, law, public relations, marketing, human resources, and/or nonprofit management. 

Preferred candidates would have experience on a non-profit Board of Directors.

Salary:
Unpaid 

For more information:

For more information about this opportunity, contact Women of the World President, Samira Harnish at (801) 953-0008 or by email at samira@womenofworld.org
How to Apply: Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter to Women of the World President, Samira Harnish, at samira@womenofworld.org