Develops and grows the Central Valley Freedom Coalition: a network comprised of local and federal law enforcement agencies, legal service organizations, faith-based organizations, service providers, and advocacy groups. Coordinates the components of outreach, training and public awareness for Central Valley Against Human Trafficking Project.
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
Builds a regional coalition to address the issue of Human Trafficking by inviting stake holders to participate in the cause.
Coordinates and leads meetings of the Central Valley Freedom Coalition including: Steering Team, General Coalition and Sub-Committees.
Provides training and technical assistance to other local or regional coalitions in CVAHT service areas upon request.
Produces a quarterly electronic newsletter to be distributed regionally.
Conducts and coordinates outreach, training and public awareness to potential victims, organizations who serve victims, survivors, law enforcement, and other stakeholders on the issue of Human Trafficking and reporting procedures.
Assists program manager in the planning and coordination of an annual conference covering the issue of Human Trafficking.
Develops existing media campaign, including public service announcements, social media postings and the distribution of outreach and education materials.
Generates and submits weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, and annual reports to program manager as directed.
Assists in the development of new prevention/intervention projects for minor victims of sex trafficking.
Advocates for clients and victims of human trafficking. Attends court with clients as needed.
Updates case management and client files weekly in coordination with Case Manager. Conducts quarterly file reviews to ensure compliance with grant requirements
Collects, organizes, and enters data into appropriate formats for Program Manager and funders' databases.
Supervises Trauma Response Specialists, and CVAHT Interns including training, timely completion of performance evaluation and quality assurance.
Continually develops self-knowledge of issues of human trafficking, laws, policies, and case histories.
Provides support to CVAHT Program Manager and serves as lead staff for all CVAHT employees during CVAHT Program Manager absences
Coordinates prevention program and survivor groups for clients enrolled in the Central Valley Against Human Trafficking Project.
Assists in the trauma response coordination through direct advocacy and client services, as well as supervision of Trauma Response Staff.
Adheres to the program and agency confidentiality policies regarding clients.
Attends staff meetings and trainings as required.
Attends trainings, seminars and conferences to further education in the field of Human Trafficking, as directed.
Completes child abuse referrals as required of all mandated reporters.
Travels for agency business using personal/agency vehicle.
Maintains regular attendance and punctuality.
Works evenings and weekends as required.
Performs other duties as assigned.