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Commercial Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Community Advocate

Company: YWCA Seattle - King - Snohomish
Location: Renton
Posted on: January 12, 2021

Job Description:

The YWCA- Seattle- King - Snohomish GENDER BASED VIOLENCE SPECIALIZED SERVICES (GBVSS) provides services to adult survivors of commercial sexual exploitation. YWCA GBVSS program mission is to address the needs of survivors in the sex trade throughout Seattle and South King County. CSE Advocate will provide outreach, direct services and support groups, to assist survivors. Safety planning, connection to resources, life skills, tailored by using a model of best practice trauma informed care with a strength-based approach and culturally relevant. We are seeking to fill two CSE Advocate positions.This position has a social justice component that requires critical thinking through the lens of racism and intersections with poverty. Knowing the core principals of antiracism and grounding those principles in everyday work are required job skills and core values. As an equal opportunity employer, we highly encourage people of color to apply, and people with live experience.Responsibilities:* Support the survivors immediate needs (e.g. food, personal hygiene products, bus tickets, clothes) or items which enhances the client's stability and self-sufficiency (e.g. trade/employment training classes)* Work in partnership with City of Seattle and King County Adult Survivors Collaborative, * Attend regular schedules meetings to provide updates and establish and strengthen partnerships with Seattle and King County system stakeholders and service providers serving survivors of commercial sexual exploitation* Stay current with knowledge of all community resources relevant to meet survivor needs * Maintain CSE office cleanliness to adhere to CDC COVID-19 safety standards* Participate in all staff meetings and trainings as assigned* Develops ongoing referral relationships with health, legal and social service system* Provides education on CSE to victims, community groups, agencies and marginalized populations in Seattle and South King County* Co-facilitate support groups in Seattle and South King County* Provide both agency and street outreach.* Maintains accurate client files and conducts timely data collection and contract reporting* Shows demonstrated ability to interact with people of different cultures* Implement all work by incorporating the YWCA's Social Justice Initiative by understanding how racism, sexism, classism and other oppressions intersect and are embedded in all institutions and systems* Provide culturally relevant advocacy and client assistance for survivors of commercial sexual exploitation. Advocacy may include but is not limited to: information and referral, intake/assessment/goal planning and case management, co-advocacy with other agencies/social service providers, job/life skills training, education and/or obtaining a GED, health and medical care assistance.* Adhere to all Volunteer Services protocol relative to volunteer usage, recognition and monitoring* Attend required safety trainings and meetings; follow all safety and health guidelines, standards, practices, policies and procedures; and actively participate in the agency's Emergency Preparedness program and activities* This position description generally describes the principle functions of the position, the level of knowledge and skills typically required and the general scope of responsibility. It is not intended as a complete list of specific duties and responsibilities and should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals will perform other duties as assignedQualifications & Core Competencies:* One year of experience in working with survivors of the sex trade, domestic violence, sexual assault and other vulnerable populations.* A degree in human services or related field and at least one year of direct social service experience; or translatable lived experience skills considered in lieu of degree. * Demonstrated understanding of the intersection of racism and poverty and foster diversity, and social justice advocacy PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS* Completion of a minimum of twenty hours of initial basic training that covers: advocacy based counseling; history of domestic violence; confidentiality and ethics; client safety planning, and crisis intervention; providing services and advocacy to individuals from diverse communities; policies and procedures for GBVSS service.* Advocates working with survivors of commercial sexual exploitation are also required to attend an additional 24 hours of training on human trafficking and/or commercial sexual exploitation* Ability to respond to 24-hour hotline as assigned, and work every other Saturday and some evenings.* Experience working with population that are furthest from opportunities. (Specifically women of color)* Must have strong knowledge and experience in maintaining confidentiality.* Strong orientation toward advocacy, with ability to navigate multiple systems (i.e., human services, health, law enforcement etc.) * Core competencies expected: discernment/judgment, professional boundaries, organizational understanding, strong communication both oral and written,* Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and cellphone text* Knowledge of community resources, confidence to handle complicated situations* Ability and willingness to work independently and as part of a team* Ability to make sound judgment without direct supervision* Must maintain 25 hours of continued education hours on advocacy based GBVSS.* Vehicle with valid WA State drivers license and auto insurance; candidate must be able to travel independently between multiple work sites within a day* Demonstrated commitment to anti-racist principles* Experience working with communities of color and people from different cultures than your own* Demonstrated understanding of the intersection of racism and poverty* Demonstrated knowledge and skills of basic computer competencies such as emailing, calendaring, entry-level data entry and familiarity with Microsoft Office products* Core Competencies Expected: Discernment/Judgment, Initiative, Collaboration, Organizational Understanding, Strong Oral and Written Communication, Fostering Diversity, and Social Justice AdvocacyPhysical Demands:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. In performing this position, the employee:* Continuously sits for extended periods while performing desktop activities* Continually stands and walks in performing duties* Repetitively uses hands and wrists, fingering, handling, grasping, and reaching in using telephones, computers, kitchen equipment, donations and supplies* Frequently reaches and grasps in using telephones, computers, fax machines and other office equipment and supplies* Frequently stands, walks, sits and climbs in performing duties in the office and in traveling to off-site meetings* Occasionally lifts and carries up to 5lbs. of paperwork, files and training materials, occasionally up to 50 lbs.* Occasionally lifts and carries up to 50 lbs.* Occasionally kneels, bends, pushes and pulls in obtaining files in drawers* All positions at YWCA of Seattle - King - Snohomish are exposed to clients who have experienced or are experiencing trauma in various forms including but not limited to: domestic violence, sexual violence, homelessness, unemployment, financial hardship, etc. As a result, staff are at risk of secondary trauma. Employees are encouraged to seek external support and maintain self-care when working indirectly or directly with clients*Continuously = Over 80% of the time * Frequently = 20-80% * Occasionally = Under 20%Hours, Rate & Benefits:* Hourly rate: DOE* Hours per week: Full time, 40 hours a week FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt* Excellent benefits package including medical insurance, retirement plan, plus generous vacation, holiday and sick leave plans* At the time of hire, employees may choose to voluntarily enroll in the Fidelity 403b Plan. Typically after two years of employment, employees are eligible to participate in the YWCA Retirement Fund.#YWCAWORKS

Keywords: YWCA Seattle - King - Snohomish, Renton , Commercial Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Community Advocate, Other , Renton, Washington

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