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A brief description of the role and program: SAFE CARES seeks a full-time Advocate. CARES stands for Collaboration, Advocacy, Response and Engagement for Survivors of Human Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation. The SAFE CARES Advocate is responsible for providing crisis response, engagement, and case work services for young people who have experienced commercial sexual exploitation. The Advocate will perform on-call duties as required and assist in advocacy needs of clients in the community.
SAFE’s mission is our name: Stop Abuse For Everyone. We achieve our mission by acknowledging and responding to the intersection of child abuse, sexual assault, human trafficking, and domestic violence.
About this position:
We need you to fill the role of CARES ADVOCATE. This is a /FULL TIME, NON-EXEMPT position which is highly mobile out in the community. We will pay you an annual salary of $33,000-$35,000.
Provide crisis response, engagement, and case work services for young people who have experienced commercial sexual exploitation.
Utilize excellent interpersonal skills to collaborate with members of your team and community collaborators to support client movement towards safety.
Maintain all required documentation and ensure that all documentation is accurate and in compliance with all contract standards.
Prove resilience under pressure when managing crisis and safety planning.
Demonstrate resourcefulness in helping program participant’s access resources and opportunities.
Exhibit knowledge of trauma and the impacts of trauma.
Be client-focused and willing to work in various settings and environments often providing services where it is the best fit for the client, including being on call to provide 24/7 front-line coverage.
Possess a High School Diploma or GED, or sufficient relevant work or volunteer experience in lieu of diploma/GED.
This position is designed for a survivor of human trafficking who feels comfortable relating to and supporting other survivors.
2 years’ experience working with young people considered “at risk”; experience working with young people who have experienced commercial sexual exploitation preferred.
Have 1 year crisis intervention experienced (preferred)
Competent in the use of office applications and data entry.
Pass all required criminal history background checks (including an FBI fingerprint check), as well a pre-employment drug screen and TB test.
Ability to utilize personal vehicle to transport clients with a clean driving record.
Adhere to our Guiding Principles, Mission, Core Competencies and Confidentiality Policy.
About our benefits:
Full-time employees receive employer paid health insurance, short-term disability, and life insurance. *
Optional dental, vision and pet insurance. *
403(b) retirement plan with an employer match, and 15 days of Paid Time Off (PTO), 4 Personal Holidays, 6 Paid holidays, and more*
We’ll provide you with an amazing work environment where you’ll get to make a difference every day.
All SAFE employees are eligible to enroll their children in our Trauma-Informed Early Childhood Program (ages 3 months to 5 years, space permitting).
*Benefits are prorated based on date of hire and hours worked. Eligibility is dependent upon FTE, status, etc.
The SAFE Alliance grew out of the courageous work of the Center for Battered Women, the Austin Rape Crisis Center, and the Austin Children’s Shelter, all respected, women-led human service agencies created by volunteers and informed by survivors who needed support, safety and justice.
With over 20 programs and 400 staff, we have been serving the Austin community and beyond for over 30 years.
The SAFE Alliance strongly encourages members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including people of color, LGBTQ+ identified people, gender-nonconforming people, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people who speak a language in addition to English.