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BCCO value the volunteer and their work and their support to the organization. Therefore, we provide the volunteer with credit hours and recommendation letter so that volunteer can be benefited. The volunteer work can also be an essential part of the resume. Besides, as an organization we believe that the volunteer work is not just an item on a resume or college application – it is an essential part of a functioning society. The benefits of volunteer work reach far and wide with a ripple effect that begins with the individual and nonprofit organization and extends beyond the broader community, benefiting everyone in its wake.

We have categories the volunteers in four groups. They are General Volunteers, High School Student, College Students, and Professionals. If you are interested in volunteering in BCCO, please select the volunteer categories that best fit for you to apply.


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Program Manager: (Full Time, Salary)


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 The Bhutanese Community of Central Ohio (BCCO) is looking for a Project Manager who will be responsible for organizing programs and activities to support the strategic direction of our organization. The Program Manager will be responsible for developing programs supported by U.S. Health and Human Services Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) funding, as well as creating and managing long-term goals for BCCO. The Program Manager will also work with the BCCO’s Executive Director to develop related budgets and operating plans and will play a key role in the development and submission of grant and other funding proposals.


We are looking for qualified candidates with prior experience in both program development and management. Knowledge of refugee resettlement is preferred. Experience working with non-profit organizations and/or government agencies a plus. Qualified candidates should have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or other related Social Sciences with 2 years of experience. A Master’s in Social Work – or related field – preferred. The Program Manager reports to the Executive Director.  


Program Manager Responsibilities include:

  • Organizing and executing programs and activities in accordance with the mission and goals of the organization, in coordination with the Executive Director.

  • Developing new programs to support the strategic direction of the organization. 

  • Creating and managing long-term goals and benchmarks for success.

  • Developing budgets and operating plans for programs.

  • Developing an evaluation method to assess program strengths, progress and risks, and identify areas for improvement. 

  • Writing program funding proposals to guarantee uninterrupted delivery of services. 

  • Managing/supervising a team (case worker, outreach coordinator, community navigator) with a diverse array of talents and responsibilities, and conduct employee performance reviews. 

  • Ensuring  program goals are met in areas including, but not limited to, customer satisfaction, safety, quality, and team members’ performance.

  • Implementing and managing changes and interventions to ensure project goals are achieved. 

  • Meeting with stakeholders to ensure clear communications and transparency regarding project issues and decisions on services and deliverables. 

  • Producing accurate and timely reporting of program status throughout its lifecycle. 

  • Assisting with case management, as needed.

  • Assisting with digital and social media communications, as needed.


Program Manager Skills Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or other fields with at least 2 years of experience required (Master’s in social work preferred).

  • Proven experience in  program management 

  • Proven stakeholder management and relationship-building skills

  • Proven experience managing a team

  • Experience in writing grants

  • Experience using computers for a variety of tasks

  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook 

  • Skilled in  project management 


Salary: Commensurate with experience.

(Note: This is a full-time position, but does not include any benefits yet) 

Caseworker: (Full Time, Salary)

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The Bhutanese Community of Central Ohio (BCCO) is looking for a Caseworker who will work within the guidelines provided by the HHS Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR). The primary objective of this position is to identify qualified refugee families (who have been in the U.S. for less than five years) and assist them to enroll in programs that can help them gain access to health care, housing, education, employment, and drug and alcohol prevention programs in order to successfully assimilate as New Americans.  Qualified candidates should have a minimum of a high school diploma and fluency in both English and Nepali. Bachelor’s degree in social work preferred. The Case Worker reports to the BCCO Program Manager. 

 Caseworker Job Duties:

  • Admits new clients by reviewing records, interviews, and conducting orientations.

  • Determines clients’ eligibility by completing intake interviews; determining the need for services, screening client for Refugee Health (RH) 15. 

  • Establishes intervention programs by setting schedules and routines; coordinating services being provided; arranging resources, including transportation and public transport. 

  • Monitors cases by verifying clients’ needs, and developing services plan to meet those needs. 

  • Maintains clients’ records by reviewing case notes; logging events and progress into data system.

  • Communicates clients’ progress by conducting weekly/biweekly/monthly progress evaluations as set goals for each client. 

  • Prepares case notes and keeps case notes for all the services.

  • Prepares reports by collecting and analyzing program results from data and trends; compiling statistics; completing grant and subsidy applications.

  • Assist with improving the integrity of data collection, case notes, follow-up and outcomes in case management file system.

  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

  • Enhances the reputation of the organization by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments, and helping clients succeed.

Caseworker Skills Requirements and Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Social Work with license preferred. High School graduate or GED with at least two years of work experience in a related field with skills (Documentation Skills, Analyzing Information, Decision Making, Research Skills, Verbal Communication, Written Communication, People Skills, Resolving Conflict, People Management, Integrity, Connecting with Children) required. Fluency in English and Nepali required. 

(Note: It’s a full-time position, but does not include any benefits yet) 


Salary: Commensurate with experience.


Franklin County Catalyst Outreach Coordinator (Full Time, Salary)


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The Franklin County Catalyst Outreach grant is a training and community empowerment grant that supports and complements the goals of the Office of Refugee Resettlement grant in order to achieve its service goals. The Catalyst Outreach Coordinator, funded by awarded a grant from the Franklin County Commissioners, will work in coordination with the ORR Program Manager & Caseworker, as well as the Sewa Community Navigator. This job requires going out into the community for program recruitment and outreach to ensure strong participation in training programs and to strengthen community capacity and skills building. The Catalyst Outreach Coordinator will also be in the BCCO office to schedule, organize and execute trainings as stated in the grant.  The Outreach Coordinator needs to have a clear understanding of the Catalyst grant program, in order to prepare training materials, course curriculum, a timeline for deliverables, and prepare a budget and income expenses report for the program. The Catalyst Outreach Coordinator reports to the Program Manager.    


Catalyst Outreach Coordinator Job Duties:


  • Connect with school liaisons, principals, social workers and ESL teachers in order to identify at-risk Bhutanese-American students* and their parents

  • Create a database for struggling at-risk Bhutanese-American students 

  • Connect with parents of the at-risk students

  • Build one-on-one relationships with parents 

  • Establish relationships with the school social worker and ESL teacher in order to enroll the students in training programs

  • Create Programming to support the at-risk students 

  • Recruit at-risk students’ parents to attend Mental Health First Aid youth training  

  • Create a list of participants for Parents Engagement Program (PEP)

  • Curriculum, program and event preparation for both Mental Health First Aid youth and PEP

  • Prepare reports and create a budget for the programs

  • Create materials needed such as consents, flyers, and other documents as required 

  • Report progress to BCCO Program Manager on a weekly basis 

  • Create a tracking report for at-risk students, and parents involved in the programs/trainings

  • Prepare a list of participants and schedule programs for PEP training  

  • Conduct a minimum of 4 Mental Health First Aid trainings


*At-Risk Students defined as students who are or in danger of failing grades, have poor school attendance, and behavioral issues.


Salary: Commensurate with experience.


(Note: It’s a full-time position, but does not include any benefits yet) 


Catalyst Outreach Coordinator Skills Requirements and Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent preferred. High School graduate or GED with at least two years of work experience in the area of mental health services, MHFA training certificate  needed, proven skill in engaging in school and partners. (Documentation Skills, Analyzing Information, Decision Making, Research Skills, Verbal Communication, Written Communication, People Skills, Resolving Conflict, People Management, Integrity, Connecting with Children) required. Fluency in English and Nepali required.


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A Community Navigator is a key leader of the Bhutanese community in Ohio. The Community Navigator of Sewa International USA through BCCO is responsible for planning and implementing the programs involving the Bhutanese parents, teachers, schools and districts administrator. The individual is responsible for organizing the academic development of Bhutanese youths in and around the Columbus, Ohio region. The position reports to Sewa International’s Community Outreach Coordinator and to the BCCO Program Manager.

BCCO/Sewa Community Navigator 


1) Works with BCCO and Sewa International in order to fulfill the organization mission of 

empowering Bhutanese Youths through the involvement of all stakeholders 

  • Responsible for leading, planning and executing the daily contacts with the Bhutanese 

community in a manner that supports and guides the organization’s mission as defined by the Board of Directors of BCCO and Sewa International

  • Responsible for communicating effectively with the Board and Sewa International in 

providing all necessary information in a timely and accurate manner for the Board to 

function properly and to make informed decisions.

2) Financial Performance and Viability: Develops resources sufficient to ensure the financial 

health of the organization. Responsible for writing grants, and working in tandem with the 

teams of Sewa and BCCO to raise funds by organizing events.  

  • Responsible for the fiscal integrity of Sewa International and BCCO, to include submission 

to the accounts and monthly financial statements,

  • Responsible for fiscal management that generally anticipates operating within the approved 

budget to ensure maximum resource utilization and maintenance of the organization in a 

positive financial position.

  • Responsible for fundraising and developing other resources necessary to support BCCO and 

Sewa International's mission.

3) Organization Mission and Strategy: Works with board and staff to ensure that the mission is

fulfilled through programs, strategic planning, and community outreach.

  • Responsible for implementation of Sewa International and BCCO’s programs that carry out 

the organization’s missions 

  • Responsible for visiting the pertinent schools in the Columbus, Ohio area on regular intervals and planning meetings with parents, teachers, and students. Plans the after-school mentoring and tutoring programs to ensure that Sewa International and BCCO can successfully fulfill its missions.

  • Responsible for the enhancement of Sewa International and BCCO’s image by being active 

and visible in the community and by working closely with other professionals, civic and 

private organizations.

Professional Qualifications:

  •  A bachelor’s degree preferred

  • Transparent and high-integrity leadership experience 


(Note: It’s a full-time position, but does not include any benefits yet) 


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