Organization: Someplace Safe | Location: West Central, MN
Activity Area: | Job Type: Full-Time | Salary: $50,000-$65,000
Closing Date: 12/05/2019
POSITION TITLE: Safe Harbor Regional Navigator (West Central Region)
ACCOUNTABLE TO: Executive Director
BENEFITS INCLUDED: Health insurance, life insurance, Paid Time Off, Employee Assistance Program and Paid Holidays. Optional benefits include: dental insurance, Colonial Life, and retirement plan.
SEND RESUME & COVER LETTER TO: Sheila Korby, Executive Director at email@example.com by Thursday December 5, 2019.
PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF THE POSITION: Coordinate and build regional capacity of Safe Harbor programming and services to identify and respond appropriately to at-risk, sexually exploited, and trafficked youth.
The 19-county West Central region includes: Big Stone, Becker, Chippewa, Clay, Douglas, Grant, Kandiyohi, Lac qui Parle, McLeod, Meeker, Otter Tail, Pope, Renville, Stevens, Swift, Traverse, Wadena, Wilkin, and Yellow Medicine Counties
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the general supervision of the Executive Director.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Exercises supervision over Safe Harbor Regional Youth Advocates at Someplace Safe.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Responsible for the day-to-day oversight of Safe Harbor program staff, including performance coaching, professional training and development, evaluation, and creating an involved and engaged
- Engages Safe Harbor and direct service staff through in-person and online meetings and
- Serves as administrative liaison between Safe Harbor program staff and the Executive
- Provides representation of the Safe Harbor program at Board and Committee meetings as
- Provides oversight for the ongoing professional and timely delivery of targeted supportive services to at risk, sexually exploited, and trafficked youth age 24 and
- Provides oversight for the ongoing development, implementation and evaluation of Safe Harbor education and training efforts. Ensures all materials used adhere to the mission of Someplace Safe and accurately reflect current Safe Harbor programming and
- Responsible for the maintenance and oversight of the internal documents that track individual Safe Harbor client cases, client forms, client coding and other relevant
- Develops and fosters strong working relationships with government and community agencies, human services professionals, law enforcement, volunteers and other key constituents and collaborators in the 19-county West Central Safe Harbor
- Working knowledge of criminal justice systems and task forces/multi-disciplinary teams (MDTs).
- Reviews Safe Harbor program staff performance annually. Oversees employee disciplinary action and improvement coaching if necessary.
- Ensures adherence to Someplace Safe Policies and Procedures by Safe Harbor program
- Serves as a regional expert and point of contact for Safe Harbor information, including technical assistance and case
- Represents and presents Safe Harbor programming to the
- Serves on community, regional and statewide boards and committees as appropriate or assigned by the Executive
- Attends and assists with agency fundraisers and community
- Assures that assigned areas of responsibility are performed within budget; performs cost control activities; monitors expenditures in assigned area to assure sound fiscal control; assures effective and efficient use of budgeted funds, personnel, materials, facilities, and
Works a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays from time to
Performs other duties and assumes additional responsibilities as directed by the Executive Director to ensure efficient operations.
Education and Experience
- Requires a Bachelor’s degree or experience pertinent to sexual exploitation and/or human trafficking, or related field with minimum three years’ experience in direct service delivery and/or
- Must have demonstrated management, supervision, and human service skills and
- Any equivalent combination of education and relevant work
- Extensive supervisory and management
Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Working knowledge of providing direct service to victims and survivors of sexual exploitation and human trafficking.
- Ability to develop and deliver training and education to systems professionals, community partners, and others on a regular
- Demonstrated ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in
Ability to coordinate with local partners and systems, including; law enforcement, human services, medical professionals, prosecution, corrections and probation, youth-serving organizations, and crime victim services providers.
Strong organizational, critical thinking and analytical
Commitment to conflict resolution, ethical communication, and cooperative working
Understanding of and strong commitment to the mission, goals and services of Someplace Safe and Safe Harbor programming and philosophies are
Performs other duties and assumes additional responsibilities as directed by the Executive Director to ensure efficient
Working knowledge of victim’s issues; working knowledge of the legal and social services
Skill in operation of the listed tools and equipment, managing crisis situations, communication of difficult
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, board members, parents, clients and the general public; as well as communicating effectively orally and in writing; and the ability to guide, direct and motivate employees
Must possess and maintain a valid state driver’s license and insured reliable vehicle. Position requires a significant amount of
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED
Requires use of personal computer (MS Office Suite), and other office and communication
PHYSICAL DEMAND AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of