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Serve as an Anti-Trafficking Case Manager with the Jewish Service Corps

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Avodah


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January 2, 2021
December 7, 2020
Corps Members earn a monthly living allowance in addition to receiving health insurance, a travel subsidy and subsidized housing.

Avodah's Jewish Service Corps is a program for young adults ages 21-26 to spend a year fighting for social and economic justice. During their service year, participants live and learn at the crossroads of activism and Jewish life while contributing full-time to organizations working on crucial justice issues.

We are currently seeking a Corps Member to join the New York City cohort and serve as a Case Manager in the Anti-Trafficking Initiative at Sanctuary for Families for the remainder of this current program year (January 2nd 2021- mid August 2021).

Sanctuary for Families is dedicated to the safety, healing and self-determination of victims of domestic violence and related forms of gender violence. The Anti-Trafficking Initiative (ATI) provides outreach, advocacy, therapeutic services and direct legal representation to domestic and foreign-born victims of human trafficking in order to help them heal and find safety. They also help immigrant victims formalize their immigration status and access their rights in the United States. The Case Manager will work in the Anti-Trafficking Initiative as an integral member of the Initiative. Job responsibilities include:

  • Collaborating with other Initiative members and staff to provide assistance to the attorneys and social workers;
  • Assisting clients in obtaining public benefits (e.g. medical, food, housing, childcare).  
  • Assists clients in obtaining self-sufficiency through appropriate referrals for counseling, financial counseling, ESL classes, job readiness programs, and higher education;
  • Preparing and assisting in the filing of immigration applications on behalf of clients;
  • Conducting extensive interviews with clients; 
  • Maintaining accurate client and case information and data in a legal tracking system;
  • Conducting extensive community outreach throughout New York and partnering with community organizations, shelters, or other social service organizations to provide training on the rights of immigrant victims of domestic violence in New York.  

Applicants must be:

·      Proficient in Spanish, Mandarin, or Korean;

·      Between the ages of 21-26;

·      Authorized to work in the US;

·      Able to participate in the Jewish Service Corps program, in addition to serving at Sanctuary for Families.

As a member of the Jewish Services Corps, you will also:

  •  Develop activist chops and Jewish social justice insights. Avodah’s trusted, innovative curriculum examines the causes and effects of domestic poverty, develops practical skills, and looks at justice work with a Jewish lens. Programming will deepen, contextualize, and nourish your day-to-day work while preparing you stay in social and economic justice movements for the long haul.
  • Live and learn in the dynamic Avodah community. Home-cooked meals, late night conversations, and holiday celebrations make living communally in the bayit (house) memorable and meaningful.
  • Access activism, professional development, and Jewish opportunities for life. Over a thousand social justice leaders across the country serve as active, engaged members of our alumni community. They’ll help you with everything from apartments hunts to job references to holiday meals invites.
  • Receive a monthly living stipend, health insurance, travel allowance, and subsidized housing.

Avodah's Jewish Service Corps is a program for young adults ages 21-26 to spend a year fighting for social and economic justice. During their service year, participants live and learn at the crossroads of activism and Jewish life while…

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  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Temporary

Benefits

Corps Members earn a monthly living allowance in addition to receiving health insurance, a travel subsidy and subsidized housing. 

Corps Members earn a monthly living allowance in addition to receiving health insurance, a travel subsidy and subsidized housing. 

Level of Language Proficiency

Applicants must be proficient in Spanish, Mandarin, or Korean

Applicants must be proficient in Spanish, Mandarin, or Korean

Location

New York, NY

How to Apply

Please email Avodah Recruitment Director Emily Becker at ebecker@avodah.net to be directed to our application. We will be accepting applications on a rolling basis for a January 2nd start.

NOTE: If you are interested in applying to all placements for our Jewish Service Corps program for the 2021-2022 program year, please visit avodah.net/serve to apply.

Please email Avodah Recruitment Director Emily Becker at ebecker@avodah.net to be directed to our application. We will be accepting applications on a rolling basis for a January…

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