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Case Manager - Sanctuary (VAS)

Adult Services | Los Angeles, CA | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

Volunteers of America of Greater Los Angeles is a large, national not-for-profit organization founded in 1896. We provide a variety of social services to Los Angeles area communities such as Head Start programs, Upward Bound college prep programs, veterans’ services, homeless shelters, low-income housing program as well as drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Learn more at www.voala.org.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop strategies with other Sanctuary staff to help identify, target, and provide support and resources for domestic victims of human trafficking
  • Conduct screenings, assessments, and development of ISPs, harm reduction and safety plans
  • Take required steps to address health, educational, vocational, recreational, social, emotional and psychological needs of each participant
  • Provide direct linkages to community support resources and services, follow up with participants with continued care
  • Provide street outreach, crisis stabilization and trauma-informed care to potential domestic labor and sex trafficked victims
  • Conduct community assessments to determine services
  • Maintain and build partnership and coalitions with other community and government agencies providing relief to human trafficking victims
  • Participate and assist with community awareness events, including providing victim awareness and identification training to law enforcement, FBOs and CBOs
  • Engage potential victims through gateway services and contacts weekly
  • Participate with other staff members on a rotating schedule to provide immediate response for victims 24/7 this includes coordination with law enforcement and community provider of street outreach
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree in social work, psychology or counseling from full-accredited college or university; substantial experience may substitute for a college degree

Experience:

  • Minimum of two years of experience working with victims of sexual abuse and/or human trafficking

Skills Required to Perform this Position:

  • Valid California driver's license and have reliable transportation
  • Ability and desire to work with people from various backgrounds
  • Must be at least 18 years old or the minimum age required by the State .Must be a U.S. citizen or a foreign citizen authorized to legally work in the United States
  • Must be able to pass a background check and drug screening
  • Must be reliable and have the ability to multi-task
  • Must be able to communicate effectively and to write clearly to be able to complete required documentation
  • Must be able to work effectively with people from all walks of life with compassion

Preferred Skills for this Position:

  • Bilingual preferred(Spanish)
Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law
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