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Resident Advisor ~ Survivors (Human Trafficking)

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Covenant House New Orleans
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New Orleans, LA

Covenant House New Orleans


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Published 25 days ago

November 2, 2020
October 24, 2020
$29,120 - $29,120Exact Rate is $14.00 per hour; Non-exempt (hourly). Plus, comprehensive benefits package.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

* Ensure that Covenant House New Orleans (CHNO) is a welcoming, safe, and secure “homelike” environment for youth receiving services.

* Spend time actively listening to human trafficking victims, learning of their personal experiences and histories.

* Safeguard youth from physical, sexual, and/or verbal harassment and abuse, and from discrimination (based on gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, national origin, and religion).

* Take a proactive stance to ensure that human trafficking youth are treated appropriately by other youth, staff, and guests of the agency.

* Welcome and assist new and returning human trafficking victims to CHNO: address their immediate needs (shelter, food, clothing, etc.), complete intake in a timely manner, orient residents to the program and services available (including each youth’s rights).

* Participate in weekly human trafficking case reviews and the development of resident’s case plans; provide support and guidance to residents (and Case Managers) in an effort to meet goals developed in individual case plan(s).

* Assist Case Managers in the follow-up of human trafficking victims’ appointments, referrals, and case plans.

* Provide support to residents by actively engaging in classes, workshops, and activities, including safe transportation and supervision of off-site activities.

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

* Assist, monitor, and document residents’ self-administration of medications (i.e. recording medications on the individual resident’s MAR form).

* Complete all daily documentation by the end of each shift (i.e. intake packet, progress notes, transition notes, significant event forms, critical incident forms, floor and room inspection forms, etc.).

* Maintain accurate, up-to-date information in both electronic and paper case files on current and former human trafficking victims, including ETO, HMIS, and other information systems as required.

* Maintain residents’ safety by assisting with any medical and/or other emergencies.

* Ensure the prompt evacuation of the facility in the event of a fire/fire drill or other emergencies.

* Attend all trainings (unless specifically excused by supervisor), and integrate information and tools into individualized tasks and responsibilities.

* Perform other job-related duties as requested by the human trafficking team.

EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

* Bachelor’s degree in social services preferred, OR a minimum of 2 years’ experience working with at-risk youth or special needs populations. Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a residential setting preferred.

* Prior background working with youth who have been trafficked and/or experienced homelessness, abuse/violence, or other emotional and behavioral challenges using a trauma informed approach.

* Knowledge of community resources and the skills to make referrals.

* Good oral and written communication skills.

* Ability to exercise sound judgment in crisis situations and to supervise youth, maintain order, and exercise authority in an appropriate manner.

* Ability to be flexible and adaptable to the needs of youth and the agency.

* Valid driver’s license.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

* Ensure that Covenant House New Orleans (CHNO) is a welcoming, safe, and secure “homelike” environment for youth receiving services.

* Spend time actively listening to human trafficking victims, learning of their…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Entry level

Benefits

Health

Dental

Vision

Short Term Disability

Long Term Disability

Sick and Vacation

403b Savings and Retirement Plan

Free Meal

Free Parking

Health

Dental

Vision

Short Term Disability

Long Term Disability

Sick and Vacation

403b Savings and Retirement Plan

Free Meal

Free Parking

Level of Language Proficiency

ENGLISH

SPANISH, VIETNAMESE - HELPFUL

ENGLISH

SPANISH, VIETNAMESE - HELPFUL

Location

611 N. Rampart Street, New Orleans, LA 70112

How to Apply

QUALIFIED applicants should send a cover letter AND resume to: djackson@covenanthouse.org

[Ms. Deneen M. Jackson, Director, Non-residential Services]

PLEASE: NO TELEPHONE CALLS (FIRM)

QUALIFIED applicants should send a cover letter AND resume to: djackson@covenanthouse.org

[Ms. Deneen M. Jackson, Director, Non-residential Services]

PLEASE: NO TELEPHONE CALLS (FIRM)

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