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End Slavery TN

Community Response Specialist

End Slavery TN

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Job Summary

AGENCY DESCRIPTION:

ESTN is a faith-based, not-for-profit organization. Adopted by ESTN at its founding, the Mission, Vision and Values describe who we are and the beliefs which animate our actions. Compulsory agreement with this statement is not a condition of employment. We hire and appoint persons who are committed to our mission to promote healing of human trafficking survivors in an environment of faith and spirituality to restore hope and a lifetime of community. The mission of End Slavery Tennessee is to promote healing of human trafficking survivors and strategically confront slavery in our state. We are an agency focused on professional excellence. The work environment will focus around an inclusive team – all working towards the mission, value and vision of the organization.

REPORTS TO: Director of Survivor Care

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create and lead trauma-informed, clinical programming and curriculum to help victims decrease the intensity of trauma-related symptoms and foster healing.
  • Oversee and coordinate with volunteers leading groups to troubleshoot any issues, support volunteers and provide helpful feedback.
  • Lead prevention and intervention groups to at-risk populations at partner agencies to identify victims, increase awareness of services available, and reduce victim’s level of vulnerability.
  • Seek out and develop new partnerships with other organizations to increase psychoeducational and support group opportunities for survivors and improve quality of groups offered.
  • Develop and maintain excellent working relationships with other organizations as needed, for case coordination and response per referral policy and procedure.
  • Be on call on a rotating basis for after hour and weekend emergencies.
  • Coordinate closely with Director of Survivor Care and other staff members to carry out the mission and in development of an ever-improving system of care for the survivors we serve.
  • Maintain up-to-date documentation on clients and services for grant reporting and research purposes.
  • Transport survivors of human trafficking in personal vehicle.
  • Comply with agency policy and procedures, maintaining all required documentation, including reporting for grants, in a professional and timely manner.
  • Carry out duties assigned by the Director of Survivor Care and/or the CEO.

Job Responsibilities

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Attend meetings in the community, as deemed appropriate and useful.
  • Maybe called upon to represent the organization and share expertise at professional and community training and other events.
  • Perform other agency-related duties or special projects, as directed by supervisor. Duties may change according to organizational needs.
  • Be on rotation for kitchen duty with other staff.

RELATIONSHIPS AND CONTACTS:

  • Director, staff and volunteers.
  • Community service providers, governmental and non-governmental.
  • Referred clientele

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Work is carried out primarily in an office setting with intermittent sitting, standing, walking and some light physical activity. Most work is performed while sitting and using the computer, phone and engaged in face to face conversation with staff and/or clients. Some car travel and use of personal vehicle is required.

Qualifications

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:

  • LPC, LCSW, LMFT
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and implement best practices around services for at-risk individuals and families.
  • Moderate level computer skills, including word processing and spreadsheets.
  • Experience in intake or equivalent position with experience working with trauma, substance abuse, sexual exploitation, victim assistance, child protective services, youth in foster care or human trafficking populations.
  • A working knowledge of mainstream resources.
  • People-oriented with demonstrated ability to build rapport and gain trust with diverse populations.
  • Ability and willingness to work irregular hours when survivor needs dictate. Rotating on-call hours on nights and weekends are part of this position.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills, both written and oral, and prompt response to messages.
  • Able to maintain confidentiality, as required by law and in the best interests of survivors, staff and the agency.
  • Fast learner, quick mind, capacity for hard work, teachable and flexible.
  • Valid driver’s license, state-required driver’s insurance and access to reliable personal transportation; ability to travel throughout Middle Tennessee.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Initial and subsequent random drug screening is required as per agency policy.
  1. A background check is required.
  1. Must be willing and able to embrace and exemplify our core values.

Additional Information

Benefits

JOB TYPE:

Full time (willing to work some evening and weekend hours, as needed)

SALARY AND BENEFITS:

Base Salary:

  • $44,000-50,000/Annually

Benefits:

  • Healthcare stipend – $500.00/ month. Eligible after 30 days of employment.
  • Cell phone stipend – $60/ month
  • $150.00/ month for therapy
  • 120 hours PTO accrued 10 hours/ month. Eligible after 30 days of employment.
  • 96 hours sick leave accrued 4 hours/ pay period. Eligible after 30 days of employment.
  • 10 paid holidays
  • 3 floating holidays
  • Short term disability, Long term disability, AD&D and Life insurance
  • Employer 403b match up to 1% of salary based on employee contributions. Eligible after 6 months of employment.

How to Apply

CONTACT INFORMATION AND HOW TO APPLY:

  • No phone calls accepted for this position.
  • Please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@endslaverytn.org.
  • Phone interviews for this position will begin on July 19, 2021.

Website: https://www.endslaverytn.org 
Phone: (615) 806-6899
Fax: (615) 806-6994

Details

  • Date Posted: July 12, 2021
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Clinician
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Start Date: 08/15/2021
  • Salary Range: $44,000-50,000/Annually
  • Working Hours: 40 Hours/Weekly