HUMAN TRAFFICKING CASE MANAGER


Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $32,000.00
Maximum: $32,000.00
Details: Exempt (Salaried)

Published:

04/16/2018

Start Date:

06/25/2018

Application Deadline:

05/31/2018

Address

611 North Rampart Street
New Orleans
Louisiana
70112
United States

Description

APPLICATION DEADLINE: THURSDAY, MAY 31, 2018


ONLY QUALIFIED Applicants should send a (1) Cover Letter AND (2) Resume to:

Covenant House New Orleans

Attention: Mrs. Deneen M. Jackson

Director, Non-residential Services

611 N. Rampart Street

New Orleans, LA 70112

-OR- email: djackson@covenanthouse.org


PLEASE - NO TELEPHONE CALLS (FIRM)


GENERAL SUMMARY:


*Provide robust case management by developing and coordinating individualized case plans for Covenant House human trafficking victims/survivors to successfully transition into stable, self-sufficient life-style, or family reunification where possible.


*Provide support to assist youth in achieving their case plan goals, including safety plans, specialized counseling, physical and behavioral health care, educational advancement, employment, and life skills in conjunction with referrals to services.


*Support Covenant House staff in identifying and assisting victims and survivors of Human Trafficking


DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:


*Initiate and maintain positive, professional, and mentoring relationships with youth and staff in accordance with the Covenant House Mission, Principles, and Core Values.

*Promote a peaceful, healing environment by utilizing the principles and practices of trauma-informed care and positive youth development in all aspects of work and youth engagement, including crisis prevention, intervention, and de-escalation.

*Ensure that Covenant House New Orleans (CHNO) is a welcoming, safe, and secure "homelike" environment for all trafficking victims/survivors receiving services.

*Supervise intake process and assessments for new and current trafficking victims/ survivors.

*Oversee the development and implementation of individualized case plan for a healthy, safe transition to self-sufficiency and stability and/or return to home/family.

*Provide individualized care, support, and follow-up to help human trafficking victims/survivors access community resources and achieve case plan goals including safety plans, specialized counseling, physical and behavioral health care, educational advancement, employment, and life skills in conjunction with referrals to necessary legal and social services.

*Assist in the reunification of victims/survivors with their families, including contacting families and facilitating travel plans home (i.e. authorizing bus tickets through Greyhound).

*Provide support to residents by encouraging active participation in classes, workshops, and other activities and facilitating safe transportation and supervision of off-site activities (i.e. coordinating staff and vehicle transport and managing a budget for transportation).

*Participate in weekly case reviews and communicate regularly with Case Managers and Resident Advisors to ensure coordinated delivery of service.

*Maintain accurate, up-to-date information in both electronic and paper case files on human trafficking victims and survivors; complete timely entries into resident matrix, TIMS, ETO, HMIS, and other information systems as required.

*Attend all trainings and commit to continuous professional development and integration of training and tools into individualized tasks and responsibilities.

*Assist training staff in identifying, and supporting victims/survivors.

*Assist and participate in outreach efforts to identified communities and providers to reach potential trafficking victims/survivors and extend service network.

*Refer individuals outside of Covenant House's age range to the appropriate partner organizations.

*Perform other job-related duties as requested


EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:


*Bachelor's degree in social service or related field.

*Fluent in Spanish or Vietnamese a plus.

*At least 1-2 years of professional experience, preferably in anti- human trafficking efforts.

*Prior experience working with youth who have experienced human trafficking, homelessness, trauma, or other emotional and behavioral challenges, using a trauma-informed approach.

*Ability to establish and maintain effective positive relationships with youth, staff, management and outside contacts.

*Excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff.

*Ability to organize effectively; to adapt to changing conditions; to exercise sound judgment in crisis situations; to supervise youth and maintain order; to exercise authority in an appropriate manner.

*Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint


APPLICATION DEADLINE: Thursday, May 31, 2018

ONLY QUALIFIED Applicants should send a (1) Cover Letter AND (2) Resume to:

Covenant House New Orleans

Attention: Mrs. Deneen M. Jackson

Director, Non-residential Services

611 N. Rampart Street

New Orleans, LA 70112

-OR- email: djackson@covenanthouse.org


PLEASE, NO TELEPHONE CALLS (FIRM)

Benefits

Health and Dental

Life Insurance

Short Term Disability

Long Term Disability

EAP

403b Savings and Retirement Program

Free Parking

Level of Language Proficiency

ENGLISH

SPANISH

VIETNAMESE

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

djackson@covenanthouse.org

ONLY QUALIFIED APPLICANTS should send a (1) Cover Letter AND (2) Resume to:


Covenant House New Orleans

Attention: Mrs. Deneen M. Jackson

Director, Non-residential Services

611 N. Rampart Street

New Orleans, LA  70112


-OR- email: djackson@covenanthouse.org


PLEASE - NO TELEPHONE CALLS (FIRM)


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