Case Manager- Georgia Afghan Program

  • Atlanta, Georgia
  • WFH Flexible
  • Full-time
  • US-Based Positions
  • cvt-49546

Case Manager- Georgia Afghan Program

The Center for Victims of Torture is hiring a Case Manager for CVT’s new Afghan Program in Georgia. This role will provide interdisciplinary services including psychotherapy, case management, medical care and community education to Afghan survivors impacted by combat. Additionally, the case manager will support clients in the accomplishment of social rehabilitation goals and ensure that basic needs are being met and work in collaboration with an interdisciplinary team at CVT and with partner organizations like IRC Atlanta.

Position Details:                                         

  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Reports to: Program Manager
  • Remote status: 40% remote, 60% In-person
  • Full/part-time status: Full-time
  • Work Schedule: Monday-Friday during normal business hours with some evening/weekend hours to flex pending client needs
  • Hiring range: $24.33- $30.41 per hour, depending on qualifications
  • Position is open to candidates who reside in and are eligible to work in the US


The Center for Victims of Torture works toward a future in which torture ceases to exist and its victims have hope for a new life. We are an international nonprofit dedicated to healing survivors of torture. We offer rehabilitation services to those who have been tortured, train partners around the world who can prevent and treat torture, and advocate for human rights and an end to torture. We are headquartered in Minnesota, and we have US offices in Georgia and DC, as well as offices in Africa and the Middle East.


  • Individual Case Management:  Provide case management to a caseload of individual clients. Complete social functioning assessments and develop a wellness plan in coordination with other providers. Seek, develop and coordinate community referrals to facilitate client’s biopsychosocial goals and to ensure basic needs are being met. Monitor and evaluate service delivery and client progress in meeting occupational, educational, social and other recovery goals. Complete case notes in electronic health record system for services delivered.
  • Group, Family and Community Services:  Co-facilitate psychoeducational and other groups as appropriate to case manager role. Support the implementation of various community outreach activities such as health fairs, and education workshops. Provide family-based case management to clients enrolled in family programming. Collaborate with IRC staff and other external providers to meet the case management needs of families.
  • Screening & Eligibility: Assist with screening of potential clients and families during home visits, as needed. Participate in eligibility meeting with CVT and IRC staff to determine eligibility and disposition of cases.
  • Other Duties: Participate in other department and organization-wide activities, meetings and trainings. Complete administrative responsibilities. Perform other duties as assigned.


Required education, experience, certificates, licenses or registrations

  • 6 months cross-cultural experience providing social work in any of the following settings: social services, healthcare, mental health

Preferred education, experience, certificates, licenses or registrations

  • 2 years of cross-cultural experience providing social work in any of the following settings: social services, healthcare, mental health
  • Bachelor or Master of Social Work (or related field)

Competencies (knowledge, skills and abilities)

  • In addition to fluency in English (required), fluency in Dari, Farsi or Pashto is required. Fluency is defined by the ability to speak, read and write in the language.
  • Ability to work some evenings/weekends (flex-time) depending on community availability
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills
  • Excellent skills in organization, attention to detail and time management (including the ability to meet deadlines)
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, recognize appropriate boundaries and cope with emotionally stressful situations
  • Knowledge of or ability to seek out community resources
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and effectively manage multiple priorities and one's own schedule
  • Superior interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with individuals across an organization
  • Ability to develop relationships and communicate effectively (in writing and verbally) with colleagues as well as with other stakeholders
  • Interest and ability to engage in diversity, equity and inclusion efforts within the organization
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Word and Excel)
  • Interest in or commitment to human rights

Work Environment:

  • Healing services are currently extended to clients in a hybrid model with about 40% of time spent in the clinic setting and 60% telehealth. This is subject to change as the situation around COVID-19 and other public health crises are monitored. However, telehealth will always remain an option for serving clients.
  • Time spent on the computer is approximately 50%
  • Time spent in meetings is approximately 20%

Travel: Ability to travel to a variety of locations in the Atlanta metro area.

To Apply:  Submit resume, cover letter and salary expectations to

This position is open until filled.

Hiring Timeline: Most CVT hiring processes for US-based positions take about 8 weeks from when the position closes to when an offer is made to a candidate.

CVT is committed to hiring and fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce that leverages the skills and talents of all employees in our organization, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, veteran status, familial status, genetic information, or any other protected status. We encourage candidates with diverse backgrounds such as these to apply for this position.