WE NEED A SOCIAL WORKER

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Who are we?

We are the Coming Home team. A young international team with people desiring one thing: See people’s lives transformed. Especially from those on the edge of society. In our day center close to the center of Targu Mures it is all about the visitors. Visitors can be homeless people, (former) street children or teenagers, prostitutes, (teenage)mothers, children not going to school and all kind of other marginalized persons. Our vision is to build a relation with our visitors and elevate them by calling on self-responsibility. We are looking for what they have and not directly providing for the things they are not having. Team members are connecting with local employers to find honest jobs for the visitors. ID papers are arranged. Coaching provided in court cases. Prisoners visited. And many more things.

The ‘second chance’ education program i s another great example for the vision to elevate the needy. Children who never went to school are getting a the chance to finish school. This program is functioning under the responsibility of a state school.

The mission of Coming Home is alive since 2002 and since 2011 the organization is functioning as an association. On this moment all activities are fully supported from western countries. Our dream is to get the Romanian society and authorities more and more involved in sustaining and initiating the activities.

Who we are looking for?

A person with heart for people on the edge of society desperate for a better life. This missionary work cannot be done without a close and personal relationship with the God of the Bible and in the faith that Jesus Christ is your Savior.

If until here you are interested in this job you are welcome to contact us.

Other things that add value to you as the right person for this job are: Social worker degree, social worker experience, Romanian speaking, English speaking, Hungarian speaking, network skills, ability to travel, personal motivation, driving license, living in Targu Mures, basic computer knowledge, social media knowledge and administrative knowledge.

The job

The job will maintain two main goals.
1) Help 20 children to attend the ‘second chance’ class. This includes presence during some lessons and home visits. Your goal is trying to prevent absence and provide the children with everything they need to get the maximum result. During home visits you evaluate the family situation and try to motivate the parents to send their kids daily to school.
2) Interact with the visitors from the day center and look for solutions to help them by calling on their own responsibility. Assist the leaders from the day center by building social files and writing ‘help/ver plans’ for individuals.

Depending on time and abilities you are taking responsibilities in administration, communication or additional programs in order to bring the mission to the next level.

The position is full time with an official working contract. The salary depends on study and experience and will be determined after a first meet and greet with the project leaders.

If you are interested please like our English Facebook page and leave a message. You can also send your CV and motivation to cominghometeam@gmail.com or call +40745325014.

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