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Social Worker, Washington DC, USA

Cherokee Nation Businesses, LLC
Washington, Dist. of Columbia
Closing date
Dec 12, 2021

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Social Worker (Licensed), Washington DC, USA

Join the team who values your skills and expertise. Cherokee Nation System Solutions (CNSS) helps federal agencies improve productivity and find innovative solutions. Taking a personalized approach, CNSS offers a complete line of innovative services and consulting to government agencies, including call center, application modernization, data utilization, advanced analytics and IT infrastructure. Your valuable skills can help us give customers the support they deserve and the quality they expect from our team - a team of experts, like you.

Cherokee Nation System Solutions is part of Cherokee Federal - a team of tribally owned federal contracting companies focused on building solutions, solving complex challenges, and serving the nation's mission around the globe for more than 60 federal clients. For more information, visit .


The Social Worker will provide counseling and related services to USG personnel and Kabul Locally Employed (LE) Staff at U.S. safe haven locations, CONUS/OCONUS transit locations, and Washington, DC.

  • Serves as a licensed clinical social worker
  • Provide crisis intervention, problem assessment, and supportive counseling to USG personnel and Kabul LE Staff at U.S. safe haven locations, CONUS/OCONUS transit locations, and Washington, D.C.
  • Provide behavioral health counseling and related services to USG personnel and Kabul LE Staff at U.S. safe haven locations, CONUS/OCONUS transit locations, and Washington, D.C.
  • Provide training, briefings, presentations, and seminars on strengthening resilience and other pertinent mental health issues to USG personnel and Kabul LE Staff
  • Provide support and clinical expertise on matters related to mental health concerns and other issues
  • Provide group and individual pre-resettlement briefings to Kabul LE Staff
  • Provide mental health support for USG personnel and Kabul LE Staff to include support for, but not limited to: behavioral problems, conflict with others, coping with family illness, cultural adjustments, work place concerns, life stage issues, couple's issues, mental/medical health issues, grief and loss, domestic violence, substance abuse, parenting, elder care, isolation, ethics, and trauma
  • Provide training to USG personnel regarding the psychological impact of working with Afghan guests at U.S. safe haven and CONSU/OCONUS transit locations
  • Provide ongoing health enhancement programs and seminars to include subjects such as improving sleep/rest, balancing one's life while living and working in a high stress environment, smoking cessation, personal goal setting, and stress/anger management
  • Work collaboratively with U.S. safe haven and CONUS/OCONUS transit location State POCs to develop specific briefings and presentations that address issues that are pertinent to their USG personnel and the Kabul LE Staff
  • Collaborate with other health care providers in patient care
  • Perform all duties with scrupulous regard for confidentiality
  • Assure the proper control, protection, and security of medical records and other sensitive information

  • Bachelor's or graduate degree from an accredited college or university in international law, international relations, social work, history, sociology, geography, social or cultural anthropology, or in the humanities; OR
  • Bachelor's or graduate degree from an accredited college or university that included a combination of courses, with at least 24 semester hours in international law and international relations, political science, economics, history, sociology, geography, social or cultural anthropology, law, statistics, or in the humanities; OR
  • Have 12 semester hours in one of the above disciplines and 12 semester hours in statistics/quantitative methods. OR
  • Combination of education and experience where coursework was equivalent to a major, or a combination of related courses totaling at least 24 semester hours, (as shown above), PLUS appropriate relevant experience (including experience within or in support of the U.S. military) OR additional education. OR
  • Completed at least 4 years of appropriate experience in one OR more of the fields listed above in work associated with international organizations, problems, or other aspects of foreign affairs.

  • Must pass a Moderate Risk Public Trust (MRPT) determination
  • Ability to successfully pass a drug screen and background investigation


Work will be primarily performed in a climate-controlled office environment.

Pursuant to U.S. Presidential Executive Order 14042, Cherokee Federal is now requiring that all employees be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8th and going forward. Prospective employees will fall under this requirement and proof of vaccination will be required for on-boarding, should you be selected. Limited exemptions for religious or medical reasons will be considered.


Cherokee Federal is a division of Cherokee Nation Businesses, the economic engine of Cherokee Nation, the largest Native American tribe in the U.S. As a trusted partner, the Cherokee Federal team of companies manages nearly 2,000 projects of all sizes across the construction, engineering and manufacturing and mission solutions portfolios - ranging from advanced data analytics and telehealth to cybersecurity, cloud and logistics.

Since 2012, our team of companies has won $6 billion in government contracts and completed more than 5,300 federal missions. Our 3,600+ employees work in 20+ countries, 50 states and 2 U.S. territories.

Why Cherokee Federal? Visit to learn why you should join our team!


Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and we prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status or for inquiring about, discussing, or disclosing compensation. . If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please copy and paste the links to the following two sites: and

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may e-mail for assistance. This email address is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the application process or status. Please do not send email request pertaining to recruiting as this email box is not for resumes or follow up on job applications.

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We maintain an Affirmative Action Plan for proactively seeking employment and advancement for qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Upon request, we will schedule time Tuesdays - Thursdays from 10:00am - 2:00pm CST to make applicable Affirmative Action Plans accessible. Please submit a written request with the email subject line: 2021 Request to View Affirmative Action Plan to the Compliance Administrator at .

Please do not send email for job application follow-up or staffing advertisement/request pertaining to recruiting as this email box is not for resumes or job applications. #CNSS #cherokeefederal #LI-DNI
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