Behavioral Health

Refugee Support Specialist

San Jose, California   |   Full time

AACI is dedicated to serving the wellness needs of our community utilizing a strength based, client centered, and culturally sensitive approach.

AACI has an opportunity for anyone looking to support local refugees and asylees in their Center for Survivors of Torture (CST).AACI is a community health organization serving the marginalized communities in Santa Clara County. CST is looking for a  Refugee Support Specialist to provide a wide range of services to clients in order to promote self-reliance, recovery, and community acculturation. Services include support, advocacy and community outreach.

  • Flexible schedule and your Birthday off!
  •  11 Paid Holidays
  •  Paid Vacation and Sick time
  •  Comprehensive benefit plan with four Health Plan Options (we pay 95% of premiums!)
  •  403(b) Retirement Plan with match
  • Access to training and clinical supervision hours
  • Professional development opportunities, and no cost to you CEUs
  • Mileage reimbursement and cell phone stipend
  • Paid annual license fee
  • Additional pay for bilingual staff
  • Sign on bonus 
  • AACI named Bay Area Top Workplaces 2019

The ideal candidate:

  • Has a BA/BS degree
  • Has extensive knowledge of community resources and support.
  • Is experiences in working with diverse ethnic background and language groups.
  • Is Bilingual: Fluent in at least one of the languages that the refugee population in Santa Clara County speak (Arabic, Amharic, Burmese, Bosnian, Chinese, Dari, Farsi, Punjabi or Hindi, Tigrinya, Vietnamese).
  • Has a valid CA Driver’s License, vehicle for agency travel and current automobile insurance.

 

Apply now and join a great team of caring people:

 For full Job description: https://aaci.org/peer-support-specialist/

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