Knoxville: (865) 540-1311
| Chattanooga: (423) 954-1911
Knoxville: (865) 540-1311 Chattanooga: (423) 954-1911

Job Opportunities

Case Manager

Chattanooga, TN

The case manager position is a full-time position. Candidates must own their own vehicle and have car
insurance.
Salary: $33,500 a year

Responsibilities:
 Coordinate apartment set up for arriving refugees. This often includes moving furniture and
household goods into the apartment
 Develop Self Sufficiency Plans with clients, assisting them to develop realistic goals for their
resettlement period
 Maintain detailed and timely case notes and financial logs in compliance with Bridge’s grants
agreements
 Facilitate and supervise cultural orientation sessions for new refugees
 Educate refugees about their rights and responsibilities
 Assist refugees to enroll in English Classes
 Communicate regularly with the Department of Human Services (DHS), Social Security office,
healthcare facilities, and other social service agencies
 Assist the Volunteer Manager with recording volunteer time and donations for Bridge’s
programs
 Maintain communication with clients and resolve conflicts through appropriate interventions
 Orient clients to community resources
 Perform other responsibilities as requested by the Associate Director

Qualifications:
 Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Human Services, International Studies, or a related field.
 Fluency in the English language
 Preference for candidates who speak Arabic, Spanish, Swahili, Kirundi
 Cross-cultural experience and ability to work with multi- cultural clients
 Passion for serving and empowering refugees
 Strong communication and problem solving skills
 Familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel
 Ability to work well with a team
 Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
 Ability and willingness to work occasional evenings and weekends

Supervisor: Associate Director

To apply please send your resume, cover letter, and 3 references to Marina Peshterianu
mpeshterianu@bridgerefugees.org.