Monday, June 6, 2016

Recent Grad Fluent in Spanish? Entry Level Job with Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area - Hyattsville

Summary: The Safe Release Support Program Assistant’s primary responsibility is to perform fingerprints for adult sponsors of unaccompanied minors, in order to safely place minors in their care. The Program Assistant will help sponsors complete paperwork necessary for the fingerprinting and perform the physical fingerprinting act.
Essential Responsibilities/Accountabilities:
  • Coordinates with sponsors, shelters, and LIRS to schedule fingerprint appointments for sponsors.
  • Completes paperwork accurately and in compliance with program standards.
  • Manages client files and ensures all required documents are stored and organized for quick retrieval and reference.
  • Enters sponsors’ information accurately into the Fingerprint database, conductsthe digital fingerprints, and submits the completed information electronically.
  • Refers clients to Legal Orientation Program for Custodians of Unaccompanied Alien Children (LOPC). Advises sponsors on additional available resources in the area to assist with social support.
  • Maintains the Digital Fingerprint Machine through proper care and reporting of any technical issues.
  • Provides Program Manager with accurate data to ensure timely completion of reportsand informs Program Manager about any issues related to the sponsors or equipment.
  • Reports patterns of problems or non-compliance to appropriate ProgramManager.
  • Complies with the “Rules of Behavior for the HHS Digital Fingerprinting System” and the “Safe Release Support Program Manual”
  • Attends program trainings and conferencecalls.
  • May serve as interpreter when language skills are applicable for caseservices.
  • Conforms with and abides by all regulations, policies, work procedures andinstructions.
  • Maintains confidentiality and appropriately handles sensitive information incompliance organizational policies.
  • Other duties as assigned
Education and Experience:  
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent – required; Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 2 plus years of experience in general administrative field, to include typing and/or keypunching data into a computer, monitoring data in paper and electronic format
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Fluency in English and Spanish required 
Computer Skills:
Microsoft Applications (Access, Excel, Word, and Power Point)  - Proficient level
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