The Salvation Army

Anti-Human Trafficking Part-Time Case Advocate (24-28 hours/week)

Job Locations US-OH-Cincinnati
Job ID
2021-8181
Category
Social Services
Type
Regular Part-Time

Overview

The Salvation Army in Southwest Ohio is seeking candidates for a part time, 24-28 hour per week Anti-Human Trafficking Case Advocate position. This position will field hotline calls and support survivors in need and community members/stakeholders interested in information and technical assistance. Responsibilities include working with survivors of human trafficking to foster safety and empowerment, assess needs and provide emergency in-person crisis response for law enforcement and hospital staff. Staff in this position will be part of a unique team who value open communication, being team players and the importance of social justice.

Responsibilities

  • Support provision of emergency response and short-term comprehensive care for domestic and LPR victims of sex and labor trafficking identified in by law enforcement, as a part of the court programming with juvenile and adult court justice systems, through social service or health providers, and other identified victims.
    • Serving as an initial point of contact and emergency responder for victim services at The Salvation Army.
    • Field hotline calls and implement a response.
    • Providing rotating 24 hour emergency response and comprehensive initial case management/intake.
    • Assessment immediate needs and conduct intakes.
    • Assist with the coordination with the Child Advocacy Center, law enforcement, Child Welfare, Juvenile Court, Off the Streets, Municipal Court, Probation Services and other systems and organizations to support the victim in leaving the trafficking situation and receiving needed services.
    • Utilization of Salvation Army and other resources to ensure that the victim’s immediate needs are met, including safe temporary housing, clothing, food, medical care and mental health care.
    • Development of a safety plan and a service plan in coordination with the victim.
    • Limited-time provision of shelter-based/home-based case management to help the client achieve the goals outlined in the service plan. Although plans will vary based on individual needs, these activities may include but are not limited to permanent housing, legal assistance, working with law enforcement, employment, counseling, linkage to benefits.
    • Maintenance of accurate and timely case notes.
    • Timely completion of reports.
  • Participate in other service programming, as needed.
  • Complete other tasks and duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications

    • Associate’s Degree in social service field. Some coursework in social work or a related field preferred.
    • Experience working with victims of human trafficking is preferred. Experience working with victims of other traumatic crimes, such as domestic violence or sexual assault is required.
    • Successfully obtain and maintain driving privileges per The Salvation Army insurance standards, including maintaining access to a personal vehicle and insurance coverage for transportation needs related to this position. Mileage reimbursement will be utilized where appropriate.  
  • Willingness to uphold and support The Salvation Army’s mission and ministry.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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