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Community Resource Specialist


  • All Things HR
  • 10/09/21
  • Lynnwood, WA
  • 98036
  • 19 / Hourly
  • Full-Time
Are you looking to use your Korean language speaking, written and translation skills to secure a rewarding career? Would you like to participate in an organization that respects and values the aging members of the Asian Pacific population? If yes, then this could be the role for you!

National Asian Pacific Center on Aging (NAPCA), a national non-profit that preserves and promotes the dignity, well-being, and quality of life of Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders (AAPI), and diverse communities is searching for a full time Korean Community Resource Specialist. The role is temporary and may be converted to permanent full-time or part-time based on funding. You must speak Korean to be considered for this role. The Community Resource Specialist provides excellent customer service to callers who call the NAPCA Helpline seeking general information or assistance with acquiring resources, completing application forms, seeking benefits, etc.

What well want you to do:
Provide excellent service with compassionate, respectful, clear, timely, and professional communications for callers to NAPCAs Helpline seeking information and referral by:
o Assessing caller needs using sound judgement
o Offer information and appropriate referrals to community services using warm handoffs when possible
o Assist with translation or interpretation needs, which may include paper documentation assistance
o Accurately and thoroughly document caller demographic, call request, and other case note information according to NAPCAs system
Ensure resolution or referral for all calls received by utilizing NAPCA resources or by researching information independently through other resources (online, etc.).
Document all calls, voice messages, emailed requests, and all Helpline activity in detail for assistance provided.
Provide analysis and reporting on calls received and trends in information requested.
Translate NAPCA materials (documents, applications, social media posts, press releases, flyers, etc.) from English to Korean.
Maintain and update NAPCAs resource library at the direction of the Lead Community Resource Specialist and Manager of Program Operations by staying informed of community resources, coordinated community responses and any changes to such resources in response to information commonly requested by callers.
Collaborate with internal teams to deliver quality in-language information and support to community members served by NAPCAs various programs.
Provide analysis and reporting on calls received and trends in information requested.
Complete NAPCA provided training and/or certifications when required.
Maintain a level of comfort and ability around basic technology (email, databases, etc.) as well as future systems as technology needs of the work and organization progresses
Other related duties, as assigned.

General Responsibilities
Attend weekly team meetings and occasional retreats or conferences
Serve as a visible advocate for NAPCAs mission and programs in the community
Assist with NAPCA organizational responsibilities as needed
Promote a collegial work environment by demonstrating collaborative practices, team-building behaviors, peer support, and outstanding performance.
Follows personnel policies and procures.

What we want you to bring:
Commitment to diversity and sensitivity to the needs of older populations.
Professional level verbal and written fluency in English and Korean. Interpreter/translator experience is preferred; licensed or certified for interpretation and translation highly preferred.
Minimum of one years experience with case management, social work or other direct service-related work
Familiarity with government and social service programs and referral networks (Medicaid, Medicare, Social Security, etc.).
Exemplary communication skills and a commitment to providing quality customer service.
Competence with internet search functions and MS Office, especially Outlook, Word, and Excel.
Ability to work independently, prioritize competing assignments, and meet deadlines.
Adherence to confidentiality and handling sensitive information with discretion.
Consistent and dependable in communicating updates or questions and follow through on tasks to successful completion.
Proactive in collaborating with team members to share best practices and create process when needed.

NAPCA is focused on addressing economic insecurity and poverty affecting vulnerable older adults (especially individuals who may have language barriers and lack of access to opportunities) throughout the country. With over 50 AAPI ethnicities that speak over 100 languages, we want to ensure that AAPI elders have the programs and services they need wherever they live in the U.S. Go to https://www.napca.org/about/ to learn more.

NAPCA has partnered with All Things HR, an external HR Consulting Company, to assist with their hiring process. If you are looking to be part of a team that is passionate about seeing our elders thrive in our communities, submit your resume to jobs@allthings-hr.com.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
NAPCA is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. NAPCA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, age, disability, parental status, veteran status, or any other protected status under applicable laws. We encourage individuals of all backgrounds to apply.


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