The Adult/Transitional Aged Youth Crisis Case Manager & Advocate provides direct advocacy and support to adults and youth who have been impacted by the commercial sex industry. Advocates should be knowledgeable about the issues surrounding the adult sex industry, sexual exploitation of children and appropriate resources in Los Angeles County and surrounding counties.
Reports to: Senior Lead Case Manager
Position: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week minimum
Compensation: $24-30/hr, DOE
3 years of Case Management experience
At least 2 years of direct experience with adult survivors of trafficking and exploitation
Ability to work non-traditional hours
Reliable means of transportation for use with clients
A registered vehicle that you are insured to drive
An active California driver’s license
Comfort navigating Los Angeles County and surrounding counties
TB screening test
Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field, or equivalent experience
Knowledge of the justice system
Knowledge of the criminal court process
Knowledge of working with shelters, short and
long term housing, AB12, and navigating Los Angeles County’s Coordinated Entry System
Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office, Google Suite, etc.
Ability to work on Mac computers, required
Experience in, and understanding of, county agencies such as law enforcement, District Attorney, Department of Children and Family Services, and Probation Department is preferred.
Crisis intervention, and strong problem-solving and conflict resolution skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to work well independently and as a reliable team member
Work with individuals with different areas of expertise, knowledge, and skill sets
Ability to set firm boundaries and be willing to support survivors still learning boundaries
Adaptable, a quick learner, loves working with adults and Transitional Aged Youth (TAY), enjoys working with a team and independently, and is up for a challenging and exciting position!
Provide crisis response and advocacy support for clients within 90 minutes of crisis call throughout Los Angeles County on a rotation basis
Provide short and long-term case management services using a relational model
Assist with safety planning and support through crisis and court processes
Ability to communicate effectively with both staff and clients
Assess safety and stability as well as basic needs
Completes all necessary paperwork, including assessments, referrals, and case notes in a timely manner
Work in collaboration with Law Enforcement, Homeland Security Investigations, City Attorney, Probation, FBI, the District Attorney’s office, Free to Thrive, Journey Out, and Department of Children and Family Services when appropriate
Coordinate resources for clients related to housing, employment, physical and mental health, education, finances, legal assistance, etc
Provide training and technical assistance to other Task Force partners as needed
Maintain strong knowledge of current community resources available for clients
Provides advocacy support in multidisciplinary treatment meetings and court
Maintain a schedule of all scheduled appointments on Google calendar daily
Document hours worked on Quickbooks Time daily
Document all activities in Client Database (Salesforce) daily
Assist clients with identification of needs and services, along with linkage to resources to meet identified needs and services
Participate in 1 hour of individual or 2 hours of group supervision with a supervisor weekly
Attends monthly staff meetings
Attends quarterly Victim Services Subcommittee Meetings with the LARHTTF
Attend training, workshops and continuing
education to complete at least 40 hours initially, and 20 hours annually, being CPR and First Aid certified
Additional duties may be assigned by the Executive Director, Task Force Coordinator, or Victim Services Coordinator
All employees are screened through a thorough background check process.
If this sounds like a good fit for you, please submit your professional resume with a thoughtful cover letter detailing why you are interested in working as part of the Saving Innocence team. We can’t wait to hear from you!
Paid Vacation: 20 days per calendar year, accrued at a rate of 6.67 hours per pay period. Vacation time will accrue beginning on the first day of employment, for use after the first 90 days.
Paid Sick Leave: 6 days of Paid Sick Leave per calendar year
Supplemental Paid Sick Leave (Covid Sick Leave): One bank of 40 hours to be used for covid symptoms and quarantine for you or a family member, no positive test needed. One bank or 40 hours to be used for positive covid test results. Remote work may be coordinated when you are using this time, if remote work is available for your position.
Holiday Pay: (10 days annually observed as follows) New Year’s Day, MLK Jr. Day, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Day After Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day
Health Insurance: Health insurance coverage meeting ACA requirements with 90% of your coverage paid for by Saving Innocence; this will be available on the first day of the month following 60 days of full-time employment. SI also offers employer sponsored voluntary dental & vision plans.
Maternity/Paternity Leave Wage Replacement: up to 8 weeks, coordinating with EDD
We care about our employees and we show it through the benefits we offer. Check them out!
Monthly Childcare Reimbursement: up to $200
Cell Phone or Reimbursement: Company iPhone to be used for all business-related communication during employment or monthly reimbursement of up to $50, for use of your personal cell phone
Internet Reimbursement: up to $50, monthly
Counseling Benefit: Up to 4 hours per month of paid time while attending counseling (voluntary) and up to 50% reimbursement of counseling fees
Jury Duty: 5 paid working days, annually, if called to Jury Duty
Laptop: Company laptop to be used for all required work during employment
Mileage Reimbursement: for all required miles traveled in your personal vehicle
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