Organization: Support Within Reach | Location: Bemidji, MN
Activity Area: Advocacy | Job Type: Full-Time | Salary: $19.00/hr
Minnesota is a national leader in its work to legislatively mandate programs and services for sexually exploited youth under the age of 18. The Safe Harbor legislation was passed in 2011 and resulted in the development of the No Wrong Door model, a multi-disciplinary statewide approach to identifying and serving victims and training law enforcement, child protection, social workers, and others who encounter victims of sexual exploitation. As part of the state’s effort to implement Safe Harbor, the MN Department of Health is administering grants throughout the state to fund regional navigators to serve as experts in sexual exploitation within their region of the state. Support Within Reach’s navigator will serve as the main point of contact for referrals of sexually exploited youth in the region and will also work with the Statewide Safe Harbor Director to develop protocols, train professionals and community members on the issue, and develop a system of coordinated care in the region. Responsible for implementing the Safe Harbor Law/No Wrong Door Model in in the identified region listed above by improving community capacity to identify sexually exploited youth (age 18 and younger), increasing effective services and outcomes for sexually exploited youth, and enhancing coordination between systems of care for sexually exploited youth.
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