The Salvation Army - Central Territory

  • Trafficking Victim Services Specialist - Omaha, NE

    Job Locations US-Omaha
    Job ID
    2018-6510
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Social Services
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Salvation Army Mission:  The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

     

    Summary/Primary Purpose: Direct service provider to persons involved in human trafficking – either labor or sex trafficking. Will provide intake, case management, outreach, training and related record collection and data entry. Protect confidentiality of service recipients and program information.

    Responsibilities

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    1. Engage a broad array of service providers, conduct and provide identified service recipients with comprehensive care.
    2. Document and review service recipient’s case files.
    3. Provide crisis and supportive intervention, rotating 24 hour on call response to victim referrals.
    4. Refer and assist service recipients to receive appropriate resources.
    5. Collaborate with law enforcement, correctional, and judicial systems and other victim service providers.
    6. Provide planning and casework related to discharge and aftercare.
    7. Provide transportation as needed.
    8. Travel throughout the assigned service area as needed.
    9. Attend and participate in appropriate Salvation Army management, clinical, and training meetings.
    10. Compile monthly statistics.
    11. Participate in performance and quality improvement program.
    12. Attend multi-disciplinary interagency meetings.
    13. Track performance measures utilizing TIMS.
    14. Other duties as assigned.

     

    Supervisory Responsibilities: This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

    Qualifications

    Education and/or Experience:  Bachelor's degree in Social Work or related field from a four-year college or university and one to two years related experience is preferred. Experience working with victims of trafficking is preferred, and may substitute for a college degree. Previous training/experience in trauma informed/sensitive care very helpful.

     

     

    Qualifications:  The requirements listed below are representative of the minimal knowledge, skill, and/or ability required for this position.

    1. Ability to be flexible, prioritize and work on multiple projects or tasks simultaneously.
    2. Advanced Microsoft Excel and Access skills, and the ability to access data systems via a web-based system.
    3. Administrative skills to include utilization of standard office equipment, data entry, 10-key, attention to details and filing.
    4. Good communication skills both written and spoken, and ability to maintain effective working relationships.
    5. Mathematical skills to include add, subtract, multiply, divide, use of common fractions and decimals.
    6. Demonstrated ability to handle confidential matters.
    7. Attention to detail and creative problem-solving skills.
    8. Strong independent judgement.
    9. Bi-lingual in Spanish is preferred.

     

    Other Qualifications: Must pass all applicable background checks. Must possess a valid driver's license from the state in which you reside. Must be approved through The Salvation Army Fleet Safety Program to drive either a Salvation Army or personal vehicle on Salvation Army business.

     

    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: CPR certification or attain same within 90 days of employment.

     

    Physical Requirements:  The 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.  Physical requirements include: good speaking, hearing and vision ability and excellent manual dexterity. Ability to stand, bend and reach for extended periods of time, dexterity of hands and fingers to operate office equipment.  May need to climb, balance, kneel, crouch or crawl.  This position will required the ability to lift and/or move more than 20 pounds occasionally.

     

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