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Human Trafficking Trauma Response Specialist  

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Fresno EOC is reflective of all communities we serve.
 
About the Organization Diversity Statement
Fresno EOC is reflective of all communities we serve.

Our Vision for our Agency
As an entrepreneurial agency, we bridge the gap to self-sufficiency by providing opportunities and resources, as we initiate and partner in shared community efforts to improve the quality of life.

Our Vision for Those We Serve
Empowered individuals who thrive as healthy, self-sufficient and contributing members of our communities

Our Vision for our Community
Healthy communities with equal access to social justice, jobs, education and resources.  
Description

SUMMARY

Provides emergency trauma response on an on call basis to victims of human trafficking. Conducts initial screening and/or assessment, provides crisis counseling, safety planning, and on-site advocacy at safe locations such as the Crime Victims Assistance Center, detention facilities, group homes, as referred through law enforcement or in hospitals and other Fresno EOC programs; particularly Sanctuary and Youth Services' programs. Provides confidential information regarding victim rights, as well as appropriate referrals through connection to service delivery systems.

Assists in the fulfillment of the agency's vision, For Those We Serve, by empowering individuals who thrive as healthy, self-sufficient and contributing members of our communities.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Upon acceptance of request by Fresno EOC Sanctuary staff, Human Trafficking Trauma Response Specialist must begin travel no later than 30 minutes of call or upon agreed upon time.

Implements a thorough screening and/or assessment with client.

Provides trauma informed peer crisis counseling

Provides safety planning on an as needed basis

Provides confidential information regarding victim rights

Maintains and provides up to date information regarding appropriate referrals

Maintains and adheres to a strict policy regarding client and case confidentiality.

Advocates for clients and victims of human trafficking.

Participates in training opportunities.

Adheres to all grant requirements.

Attends staff meetings and trainings as requested.

Travels throughout the six-county region as required in personal and/or company vehicle.

Works non-traditional hours and days to meet the needs of this position.

Performs other duties as assigned.

 
Position Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS
To execute this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION:
Bachelor's Degree in Victimology, Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Human Development or related field recommended. Work experience may substitute required education on a year-by-year basis.

EXPERIENCE:
Minimum of two years related work experience providing supportive services to youth, adults or young adults. Prior experience working with at-risk and diverse populations highly desirable.

Knowledge of and experience in the field of anti-trafficking. Must obtain certification as a Human Trafficking Case Worker pursuant to Evidence Code 1038.2 upon hire.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS:
Effective verbal and written communication skills. Ability to inspire and motivate participants, and help them overcome barriers. Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred and/or other language capacity.

Maintain clear, sufficient case notes on all clients.

Familiarity with the broad range of social, academic, supportive, and employment services available to participants and able to refer participants to the appropriate services.

A basic understanding of poverty, its causes and conditions and its impact on individuals and communities is essential. A strong understanding of Community Action agencies is preferred.

Familiarity with an ethnically/socially diverse community, and a variety of mentoring concepts and techniques.

Willing to work non-traditional hours and days to meet the needs of this position.

Ability to work well with all ages, diverse populations, and with contracted service providers and representatives of partnering agencies.

Maintain a valid California driver's license, reliable transportation, adequate auto insurance as required by State law, and insurability by agency carrier.

Pass required background investigation including medical examination and TB clearance, acceptable criminal record statement, Department of Justice fingerprint clearance, and child abuse index clearance.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finder, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job i

 
Full-Time/Part-Time On-Call  
Shift -not applicable-  
Program/Dept. Sanctuary and Youth Services - CVAHT  
Salary $11.09  
Benefits No  
Keywords CVAHT, Sanctuary, Youth, Human, Trafficking, Trauma, Response, Specialist, Fresno, EOC  
Division Sanctuary and Youth Services  
Close Date 12/28/2018  
Number of Openings 2  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Req Number YOU-18-00012  
Location Fresno- Sanctuary  
Flyers None Specified 

Work schedule/Overtime Required

Days and Hours may vary

 


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