Position Title: Anti-Trafficking Director
Supervisor: Deputy Director of Services
FLSA Status: Exempt
Employment Status: Full-time (40 hours/week)
The Anti-Trafficking Director is responsible for the overall growth and management of HopeWorks’ Anti-Trafficking Department and serves as part of the HopeWorks Management Team. The Director will serve as the agency’s main point of contact and subject matter expert on human trafficking. The Director will have program management responsibilities including ensuring that HopeWorks has a comprehensive, survivor-centered and trauma-informed response to human trafficking; serving as a representative to local, regional and state level human trafficking coordinating bodies; and provision of community education and training on human trafficking. HopeWorks’ staff, board and volunteers are invested and engaged in altering the systems and imbalances of power that maintain the status quo - including racism, poverty, and gendered violence. The successful candidate will have an understanding of the root causes of sexual and intimate partner violence and a commitment to social justice.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
TRAINING AND CAPACITY BUILDING:
Core Competencies: An individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position.
Dealing with Ambiguity - Can effectively cope with uncertainty, change, and be comfortable in situations that do not explicitly have written standards.
Compassion - Show kindness, care, and a willingness to help and support others, including program participants and co-workers.
Approachability - Being accessible, self-aware and consciously breaking down perceived barriers, having appropriate body language and verbal communication for program participants and co-workers to feel comfortable giving and receiving feedback.
Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and skillfully gathers and analyzes information.
Communication - Oral and Written - Effectively transfers thoughts and expresses ideas orally or in writing in individual or group situations. Speaks comfortably with a diverse array of individuals and groups.
Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgment; and makes timely decisions.
Crisis Intervention - Responds appropriately to a program participant in crisis. Uses a variety of methods to offer short term, immediate help to individuals who have experienced an event that produces mental, physical, emotional, or behavioral distress.
Crisis Management - Makes sound and timely decisions under pressure. Recognizes what is most suitable in a particular situation. Effectively makes decisions in non-standard situations. Exhibits independence, decisiveness, and responsibility. Clearly and persuasively communicates decisions and orders to avert crises.
Planning and Organization - Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; and develops realistic action plans.
Professionalism - Thinks carefully about the likely effects on others of one's words, actions, appearance, and mode of behavior. Selects the words or actions most likely to have the desired effect on the individual or group in question.
Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures and uses equipment and materials properly.
Diversity - Supports and promotes an environment that supports and provides opportunities for all, regardless of race, religion, nation of origin, culture, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, weight, health status, age or other diversity factors.
Physical Demands - 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.
Note: This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.
To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will posses the skills aptitudes and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.
To Apply: Applicants must submit a letter of interest and complete resume.
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