Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc.
Human Trafficking Project Coordinator
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Provide supportive services, housing advocacy, education and case management to survivors of human trafficking, in a community based setting. Coordinate and run the human trafficking program for De Colores Community Based Program.
- Bachelors degree in a related field is preferred.
- Must be able to work with families in crisis and be able to offer supportive services .
- Ability to work in an active, demanding environment and possess excellent time management skills.
- Must be able to collaborate with employees, clients and partners.
- Excellent networking skills.
- Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) preferred.
- Possess a valid drivers license and ability to be insured under automotive insurance policy.
- Able to work a flexible schedule as needed per program requirements.
- Have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Communicate clearly and in a sensitive manner with volunteers, partners and clients.
- Have good organization and time management skills.
- Must have current Fingerprint Clearance Card or ability to have within 60 days of employment.
- Must pass a background screening prior to start.
- Must be 21 years of age.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND COMPETENCIES
- Ability to develop, coordinate and oversee the human trafficking program. Requires strong organizational and leadership skills. Ability to work independently with little supervision.
- Provide appropriate supportive services and individual case management in a community based setting to survivors of human trafficking. Support clients to increase their knowledge of community resources and assist them to meet their needs to become self-sufficient.
- Provide self-empowerment support groups for survivors of human trafficking to bolster self-esteem and knowledge of community resources, thus creating a circle of support for survivors in a community setting.
- Advocate for clients housing need such as; employment, furniture resources, financial planning, landlord advocacy and introduction to community resources. Support survivors with long term permanent housing goals to promote retention and long term independence.
- Be able to determine levels of financial assistance, housing subsidy, utility and moving assistance for each client on an individual basis.
- Establish and maintain relationships with landlords and property managers in the community that can offer appropriate and safe apartments/homes to rent to program participants.
- Develop a resource base of local and state agencies that assist survivors of human trafficking in the community.
- Maintain client records and files for all services rendered.
- Complete all training courses within the timeframe specified.
- Participate in program activities, staff meetings, meetings with program manager and planning and problem solving.
- Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing. Able to work in an active environment with clients.
Employee is expected to participate in continuous learning, competency building, and maintenance of case management and crisis intervention skills.
TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS
Work is performed in the community, and in an office-based setting.
Reports to and is supervised directly by the Community Based Program Manager. Employee is accountable for understanding and complying with CPLC policies and procedures.