MISSSEY, Inc. (Motivating, Inspiring, Supporting and Serving Sexually Exploited Youth) is a community-based organization founded in 2007 to respond to the epidemic of commercial sexual exploitation in Alameda County, CA. Our mission is to provide services to commercially sexually exploited youth and to work for systemic change alongside the youth we serve. As an organization, we value healing, youth voice, integrity, and accountability. Our service model is focused on healing through trauma-informed, survivor-centered, and youth-focused approaches. We recognize the crucial voices of survivors in facilitating healing in victims of commercial sexual exploitation and the value of young people empowering other young people. Our work with youth is a partnership, helping them transition from victim to survivor to leader, encouraging their long-term stability and success in whatever path they choose. MISSSEY believes that with the right opportunities and support, youth can overcome the circumstances of their exploitation and thrive.
The LGBTQQ and Gender Expansive Youth Case Manager provides immediate-needs-based case management services to primarily LGBTQQ and/or Gender Expansive youth who are vulnerable to or have experienced commercial sexual exploitation. Under the supervision of the Integrated Services Manager, LGBTQQ and Gender Expansive Case Manager is responsible for engaging LGBT and/or Gender Expansive participants in short-term, immediate needs assessment and implementing and maintaining MISSSEY’s case management services, including resource brokerage, engaging with families, collaborating across systems, and advocacy, as a part of a service delivery team. The goal is to engage all participants and assist in stabilization, systems navigation, and referrals to longer-term care, utilizing strong skills in motivational interviewing. The LGBTQQ and Gender Expansive Youth Case Manager works within the limitations of the organization’s resources and in compliance with grants, contracts, and agency policies and procedures.
The ideal candidate for this position would:
- Have experience serving LGBTQQ youth and promoting LGBTQQ youth inclusion and access across multiple systems
- Have a minimum of 2 years experience providing case management services.
- Have solid experience working with youth of color who have experienced homelessness, gender-based violence, trafficking and abuse.
- Be highly skilled in youth development, crisis intervention, and social emotional learning
- Be a continual learner deeply invested in women and girls.
- Have an understanding of addressing the bio-psychosocial, emotional, educational, vocational, and functional needs of young people.
- Be skilled at de-escalation, restorative practices, interpersonal relationship and resiliency building, and harm reduction theory and practice.
- Have the ability to co-create a strong, reflective, highly productive, and caring culture.
Position title: LGBTQQ and Gender Expansive Youth Case Manager
Classification: Full-time, hourly, non-exempt, in person position, evening and weekend hours required (rotation)
Compensation: $54,000-$61,000k annually, Spanish language salary credit
- Premium Medical/Dental/Optometry
- Coverage of work-related travel, mileage, and parking
- PTO (paid time off)
- EAP (employee assistance program)
- Family and pet bereavement
- Employee retirement and employee match (SIMPLE IRA)
- Generous Holiday Calendar
- Including – 2 weeks starting vacation & 1 week paid winter holiday during Christmas week
For more information about MISSSEY, please visit our website www.misssey.org.
To see the full job description, please visit our website https://misssey.org/job-opportunities/.
Due to the volume of candidates, we will be unable to contact each candidate individually. If you are being considered for the position, you will be contacted. We are unable to accept phone calls or walk-ins. MISSSEY is an equal opportunity employer.
NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY: MISSSEY DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE IN ANY PROGRAM, ACTIVITY, OR IN EMPLOYMENT ON THE BASIS OF AGE, CREED, SEX, RACE, ETHNIC BACKGROUND, MARITAL OR VETERAN STATUS, NATIONAL ORIGIN, DISABILITY, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, OR RELIGION. SURVIVORS AND WOMEN OF COLOR (TRANS INCLUSIVE) ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY