End Slavery Tennessee
End Slavery Tennessee
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: Resident Manager
The Transportation Specialist will provide transportation services to human trafficking survivors in Middle Tennessee utilizing End Slavery Tennessee owned vehicles.
*** Due to the sensitivities of our clientele, this position is open to women only.
Work is carried out primarily driving a vehicle with extensive sitting, intermittent standing, walking and some lifting or physical activity or lifting. The Transportation Specialist will have regular contact with human trafficking survivors and must be able to maintain proper professional relationships in a trauma informed manner.
RELATIONSHIPS AND CONTACTS:
- Director, staff and volunteers
- Community service providers, governmental and non-governmental
- Referred clientele
Full-time, 8am-4pm (willing to work some evening and weekend hours, as needed). Some travel may be required.
- Transporting human trafficking survivors to various appointments throughout Nashville and surrounding communities in the Middle Tennessee service area.
- Complying with agency policy and procedures, maintaining all required documentation (including reporting for grants) in a professional and timely manner.
- Communicating, conferring with, and coordinating the needs of our clients with the Resident Care Coordinator and the other direct services team members.
- Maintaining and overseeing transportation calendar to make sure client needs are coordinated and prioritized.
- Maintaining and overseeing vehicle maintenance and registration for ESTN transport vehicles.
- Carry out duties assigned by the Director of Survivor Care.
The work of aftercare is diverse and complex, including a broad range of activities and frequently changing conditions, situations and problems. The Transportation Specialist must be able to analyze problems and make prudent decisions while interpreting a variety of factors, problems and alternative methods and procedures, and know when to bring in counsel from their supervisor.
The Transportation Specialist must be willing and able to work in a trauma-informed, strengths-based culture and to make good contextualized decisions.
- Provide safe and professional transportation for our clients, which may include both minors and adults.
- Develop and maintain excellent working relationships other organizations as needed for transportation coordination.
- Coordinate closely with the Resident Manager, Survivor Care Coordinator, 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.
- Attend meetings as deemed appropriate and useful.
- Oversee meal train transportation to safe house.
- Supervise cleanup of survivor kitchen before last trip to safe house.
- Coordinate vehicle repair as deemed appropriate.
- Perform other agency-related duties or specials projects, as directed by supervisor. Duties may change according to organizational needs.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:
- Clean driving record.
- Demonstrated excellence in time management, scheduling and punctuality.
- 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 transportation 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.
- People-oriented with demonstrated ability to build rapport and gain trust with diverse populations.
- 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 interest of survivors, staff and the agency.
- Fast learner, quick mind, capacity for hard work, teachable and flexible.
- Initial and subsequent random drug screening is required as per agency policy.
- A background check is required.
- Must be willing and able to embrace and exemplify our core values.
SALARY AND BENEFITS:
- Based on a combination of education and experience.
- 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
- 4 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 PROCEDURE:
To apply for this job, please submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and title of position you are applying for in the subject line. No phone calls accepted for this position.
- Date Posted: April 9, 2021
- Type: Full-Time
- Job Function: Programs and Service Delivery
- Service Area: Social / Human Services
- Start Date: 05/03/2021
- Salary Range: $31,200-$33,000
- Working Hours: M-F, 8:00am-4:00pm