The Salvation Army

Anti-Trafficking Peer Specialist

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Job ID
2021-8834
Category
Social Work
Compensation Min
USD $17.25/Hr.
Compensation Max
USD $17.25/Hr.
Type
Regular Part-Time

Overview

Position: Anti-Trafficking Peer Specialist                                               

Department: Philadelphia Social Service Ministries             

Availability of Position: Start October 25, 2021

Schedule: Tues-Fri 1-5pm, some nights and weekends required       

Reporting Relationship: Reports to Assistant Director of Anti-Trafficking

Salary and Grade: $17.25 per hour; 76 Non-Exempt

Responsibilities

The Anti-Trafficking Peer Specialist will provide intensive peer support to confirmed and suspected survivors of human trafficking identified within the Philadelphia Department of Human Services. The Anti-Trafficking Peer Specialist will provide culturally competent services as well as their lived expertise to areas concerning substance use treatment, trafficking and/or commercial sexual exploitation. The Anti-Trafficking Peer Specialist will develop and facilitate groups with youth survivors of trafficking in Philadelphia.  The Anti-Trafficking Peer Specialist will provide mentorship to youth survivors of trafficking identified through Philadelphia’s WRAP court.  The Anti-Trafficking Peer Specialist will facilitate New Day’s Survivor Advisory Board and help to develop peer/survivor leadership program.

Qualifications

   

  • Certified Peer Specialist OR Certified Recovery Specialist certification required
  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • One - Two years experience in related field work
  • Must have an understanding of the issue of Domestic and Foreign Human Trafficking and Commercial Sexual Exploitation.
  • Experience with trauma informed care preferably a working knowledge of Sanctuary Model for Trauma informed services.
  • Bilingual, Spanish/English, preferred.
  • Driver’s License preferred
  • Must be computer literate and skilled in Word and Excel. Must be able to negotiate the Internet.
  • Meets the Child Protection Clearances required by PA Act 153 to include PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check and FBI Criminal Record Check.
  • As a Mandated Reporter, must provide proof of having completed training on recognizing and reporting child abuse meeting the training standards of PA Act 153 of 2014 within 30 days of employment with recurrent training required every five years thereafter.
  • Meets the Child Protection Clearances required by PA Act 153 to include PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check, and FBI Criminal Record Check.
  • Must possess an appreciation for and understanding of the mission of The Salvation Army.

Contact: Please submit all resumes and cover letters online only as instructed below. 

Current Salvation Army Employees can apply online at http://internal-usesalvationarmy.icims.com.  

Prospective employees can apply online at http://careers.salvationarmy.org.

 

No phone calls please.

 

Refreshed by the Divisional Human Resources Department on October 19, 2021.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to

race, color, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

 

The Salvation Army’s Mission Statement

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church.

Its message is based on the Bible.  Its ministry is motivated by the love of God.

Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ

and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

 

Requisition No. 1644

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