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    Summary

    The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) requires current Federal government civilian employees for 30 to 120-day deployment details to support ORR at facilities for unaccompanied children. Details will involve contact with migrant children and a variety of federal and non-federal entities, possibly including HHS, DHS, American Red Cross, and other Federal employees. This is a reimbursable detail. Travel, lodging and per diem will be provided by ORR. The detail is not a promotion opportunity.

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    Responsibilities

    Field Program Specialist (All grade levels will be considered)
    Responsibilities May Include:

    • Preferred Spanish proficiency as well as those familiar with indigenous dialects spoken in Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, and/or El Salvador.
    • Maintain line of sight and supervision of children.
    • Assess the needs of unaccompanied children in care.
    • Interview unaccompanied children in CBP custody and collect contact information for parents in home country and family members in the US.
    • Efficiently collect and provide information to ORR to enable the National Call Center to begin contacting parents and family members to expedite children's discharge to a US family member sponsor.
    • Assist CBP and ORR in identifying children requiring prioritization for placement based on vulnerable category or time in CBP custody.
    Please see the information below on how to apply to the HHS, ORR, UC Program.

    Travel Required

    76% or greater - Full time Detail (on location only - this is not a remote detail)

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/596318100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.