Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Job Opening with Safe Horizon

Safe Horizon
Sr. Case Manager-Anti-trafficking

Salary: $30,441- $34,246.full benefits, 4 weeks vac
Education: Bachelor (BA, BS, etc.)
Location: Jackson Heights, New York, 11372, United States
Posted by: Safe Horizon
Job Category: Direct social services
Language(s): Spanish
Job posted on: April 13, 2009
Area of Focus: Crime, Safety, and Victims’ Issues
Type: Full time
Last day to apply: June 12, 2009

Using an intensive case management model and human rights based approach, Safe Horizon operates a comprehensive, community-focused social and legal services program for survivors of human trafficking, many of whom have experienced and witnessed physical and/or psychological abuse, survived torture and other forms of organized violence.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Provide intensive case management support, client accompaniment, advocacy, information, and linkages with community service providers and local, state and federal law enforcement, on behalf of victims of human trafficking.
  • Offer crisis intervention, short-term counseling, accompaniment and referrals.
  • Collaborate and coordinate services with external partners to provide a continuum of care for clients.
  • Advocate for clients’ rights to protect the best interest of the client.
  • Conduct outreach and presentations to identified communities and providers, informing them about the services the Anti-Trafficking Program provides, and generate referrals.
  • Maintain accurate and thorough case records, advocacy letters, database entries and agency documentation as required.
  • Prepare narrative and case management reports on a monthly basis for funders.
  • Ability to clearly and concisely articulate case issues and opposing viewpoints.
  • Participate in community forums, community working groups, and trafficking task force work as required.
  • Active participation in weekly staff meetings with a small and dynamic team.
  • Complete additional tasks as required by the Anti-Trafficking Program.

Additional Qualifications:

  • BA and at least 3 years experience working with trafficking survivors or similar population or MA/MSW and at least one year of experience working with trafficking survivors or similar populations.
  • Counseling experience with survivors of physical and emotional abuse or crime victims who are immigrants and refugees or similar populations.
  • Cultural competency and linguistic fluency.
  • Second language required. Spanish a plus; Russian, Korean, French or Chinese desired.
  • Excellent and effective writing skills, organization and communication skills required.
  • Must be familiar with a wide range of social justice, immigration, refugee issues; the underlying social issues effecting survivors of human trafficking, violent crime, domestic violence, torture, flight from persecution in other countries, and those seeking basic family re-unification; and human rights based approaches to combating trafficking.
  • Prior experience organizing and executing group trainings and information exchanges is preferred.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks.
  • Computer skills.
How to Apply:
Please email resume and a cover letter addressing the knowledge, skills and abilities required to Fiona Mason, Supervising Social Worker, Anti-Trafficking Program. Resumes without a detailed cover letter will not be considered. atpjobs@safehorizon.org

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