Anti-Trafficking Director Job HopeWorks of Howard County Incby admin on more than 30 days
HopeWorks of Howard County Inc Jobs 2020Description :
Position Title: Anti-Trafficking Director
Supervisor: Deputy Director of Services
FLSA Status: Exempt
Employment Status: Full-time (40 hours/week)
The Anti-Trafficking Director is responsible for the overall growth and management of HopeWorks’ Anti-Trafficking Department and serves as part of the HopeWorks Management Team. The Director will serve as the agency’s main point of contact and subject matter expert on human trafficking. The Director will have program management responsibilities including ensuring that HopeWorks has a comprehensive, survivor-centered and trauma-informed response to human trafficking; serving as a representative to local, regional and state level human trafficking coordinating bodies; and provision of community education and training on human trafficking. HopeWorks’ staff, board and volunteers are invested and engaged in altering the systems and imbalances of power that maintain the status quoincluding racism, poverty, and gendered violence. The successful candidate will have an understanding of the root causes of sexual and intimate partner violence and a commitment to social justice.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Supervise Anti-Trafficking Department staff and interns including hiring and evaluating job performance.
- Manage and develop programs for human trafficking survivors and potential victims of human trafficking
- Develop policies and procedures to ensure quality services for human trafficking survivors
- Oversee and manage data collection processes for the Anti-Trafficking program to ensure that client needs, agency standards and funding requirements are met.
- Work with all HopeWorks’ Departments to ensure that assessment tools and protocols are reflective of the needs of survivors of human trafficking and update as necessary.
- Provide ongoing support to the Residential Department to increase capacity around HT-specific service provision.
- Provide back-up supervision for SafeHouse staff on an on-call or alternating weekly basis.
- Work closely with Howard County Office of Human Trafficking Prevention for county specific initiatives and efforts
TRAINING AND CAPACITY BUILDING:
- Serve as the agency representative to local, regional and state level human trafficking coordinating bodies
- Provide technical assistance to partner agencies on service provision to survivors of trafficking
- Develop and cultivate relationships with partner organizations to expand HopeWorks’ Anti-Trafficking program
- Provide community education and training on human trafficking to partners and community organizations
- Monitor and integrate the use of best practices, including researching national trends regarding survivor-centered service provision to human trafficking survivors and potential-victims.
- Facilitate and expand the Human Trafficking Peer Support Group
- Master’s degree with two years of related experienceor -Bachelor’s degree with four years of related experience working to eradicate gender-based violence and/or human trafficking.
- Two years supervisory or program management experience.
- Expertise in implementing survivor-centered and trauma-informed services
- Experience with public speaking and providing training
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Current driver’s license and reliable transportation with up to date insurance
- Experience with ETO or other data management systems (preferred)
- Demonstrated commitment to integrating an intersectional equity and social justice framework
Core Competencies: An individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position.
Dealing with AmbiguityCan effectively cope with uncertainty, change, and be comfortable in situations that do not explicitly have written standards.
CompassionShow kindness, care, and a willingness to help and support others, including program participants and co-workers.
ApproachabilityBeing accessible, self-aware and consciously breaking down perceived barriers, having appropriate body language and verbal communication for program participants and co-workers to feel comfortable giving and receiving feedback.
Problem SolvingIdentifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and skillfully gathers and analyzes information.
CommunicationOral and WrittenEffectively transfers thoughts and expresses ideas orally or in writing in individual or group situations. Speaks comfortably with a diverse array of individuals and groups.
JudgmentDisplays willingness to make decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgment; and makes timely decisions.
Crisis InterventionResponds appropriately to a program participant in crisis. Uses a variety of methods to offer short term, immediate help to individuals who have experienced an event that produces mental, physical, emotional, or behavioral distress.
Crisis ManagementMakes sound and timely decisions under pressure. Recognizes what is most suitable in a particular situation. Effectively makes decisions in non-standard situations. Exhibits independence, decisiveness, and responsibility. Clearly and persuasively communicates decisions and orders to avert crises.
Planning and OrganizationPrioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; and develops realistic action plans.
ProfessionalismThinks carefully about the likely effects on others of one's words, actions, appearance, and mode of behavior. Selects the words or actions most likely to have the desired effect on the individual or group in question.
Safety and SecurityObserves safety and security procedures and uses equipment and materials properly.
DiversitySupports and promotes an environment that supports and provides opportunities for all, regardless of race, religion, nation of origin, culture, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, weight, health status, age or other diversity factors.
Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Note: This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.
To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will posses the skills aptitudes and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.
To Apply: Applicants must submit a letter of interest and complete resume.
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