Social Worker – India

Position Description: Social Worker

Reports To: India General Manager

Position Summary: Connect families, children and Back2Back staff with resources to help them understand ways they can grow and develop spiritually, physically, educationally, emotionally and socially

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Work with Direct Care Staff, Ministry Partners, and Families in Partnership
  • Partner with captains to learn of the challenges among the children they’re serving
  • Assist children and their families
  • Visit each ministry partner 1 time every 2 weeks
  • Create life stories for children and families
  • Oversee behavioral contracts with families and children
  • Help set goals with children and families annually, in partnership with the captains and monitor goal completion
  • Submit progress reports and review with India General Manager, Captain(s) and relevant staff
  • Aid with emergencies and problem solving with children and families
  • Attend staff meetings and training workshops
  • Help to plan parenting trainings with campus children’s families and ministry partners
  • Have a clear understanding of legal issues – judicial, Child Welfare, etc.
  • Create and teach classes on emotions/skills/values for children and adults
  • Maintain binders and online records of all children and families
  • Connect children and families with resources, services, and opportunities

Steward all Back2Back resources

  • Keep track of Back2Back supplies
  • Follow all financial procedures
  • Care for the physical facilities and equipment at Back2Back campus, Children’s Homes and Hope Program.

Required Abilities

  • Clear understanding of Back2Back Vision and Mission
  • Bi-lingual heavily preferred (Site’s nation and/or regional language and English)
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Mature Christian
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Active listener
  • Critical thinking & problem solving skills
  • A heart for working with marginalized children & families
  • Experience working with children or families
  • Ability to administer financial resources
  • Work with family and friends to create ministry partner team, who financially support role


  • Mature Christian
  • Field experience
  • University degree in Social Work or Psychology
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Letters of recommendation from a pastor or other Christian associate, and one professional recommendation

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Back2Back Ministries is an international Christian non-profit organization dedicated to being a voice for orphans. We exist to love and care for orphans and vulnerable children, by meeting their spiritual, physical, educational, emotional and social needs that they might overcome their life circumstances and break free from the cycle of generational poverty.

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