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Trafficking Safe House Program Manager

Safe Voices Domestic Violence Resource Center is seeking a dynamic, creative, and engaging individual to fill the full-time role of Trafficking Safe House Program Manager. The individual must possess State of Maine licensure as a LCSW or LCPC. This position requires a highly motivated, professional leader with knowledge of domestic violence and/or human sex trafficking. This position is based in Androscoggin County.

Primary role: The Trafficking Safe House Program Manager is responsible for providing direct supervision to all safe house staff, program management oversight and coordination of all daily safe house operations. The Trafficking Program Manager will be responsible for providing on call support and response for safe house emergencies and/or problem solving support. The Trafficking Safe House Program Manager will play a key role in program development and managing new initiatives and programs for trafficking survivors. Additionally, as assigned, the Trafficking Safe House Program Manager will be responsible for providing case management and advocacy to the women and men receiving trafficking safe house services.

Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated, professional team player with a knowledge of domestic violence and/or human sex trafficking who demonstrates sensitivity to, and an understanding of the cultural and socioeconomic status of persons served and the unique needs and challenges specific to assisting victims of human sex trafficking
  • Applicants should have  experience with case management in a health or social service related field including two years in a supervisory capacity, knowledge of crisis intervention skills or techniques, demonstrate resiliency and strong professional judgement, and an ability to remain calm and effective in a fast paced environment where safety is key
  • Applicants should have documented experience with program development.
  • Applicants should have excellent written and oral communication skills and grant writing experience is preferred
  • Ability to complete required paperwork accurately, factually and timely to meet funding requirements
  • Ability to thrive while demonstrating dependable flexibility in a fast-paced environment while working as a contributing member of a professional, effective work team in a leadership capacity
  • Ability to participate in the hiring, training, orientation and supervision of all safe house employees and volunteers while maintaining professional boundaries
  • Ability to supervise 1st and 2nd year Master level student interns
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality while modeling agency and safe house philosophies in all interactions while ensuring safe house services are administered according to the highest best practice standards and are in compliance with agency policies and state and federal law
  • Ability to supervise Mainecare programs and services as well as grant funded services

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited four (4) year institution of higher learning with clinical licensure in social work or professional counseling
  • State of Maine licensure as a LCSW or LCPC must be current and maintained
  • Supervisory or management experience and strong advocacy background preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and knowledge of database management (Osnium)
  • Candidate must pass all required background checks to include criminal background (SBI), Maine Department of Health and Human Services and Child Protective Services (DHHS/OCFS), and motor vehicle (BMV).
  • Candidate must hold a valid Maine driver’s license and have reliable transportation with a willingness to travel on occasion

The annual salary for this exempt position is $52,000. Safe Voices is proud to offer a competitive benefits package which includes group health, dental and vision coverage, employer-sponsored health savings, life and short term disability coverage, 401(k) retirement savings, and paid time-off benefits including 11 paid holidays, and earned sick time and vacation time. Interested applicants can submit their resume and letter of interest to Kelly Wasson at kwasson@safevoices.org.

Safe Voices is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ancestry or national origin, color, sex, immigration status, age, religion, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

Overnight Shelter Advocate

A 15 hour a week per diem position is available for an Overnight Shelter Advocate at Safe Voices shelter. The Overnight Shelter Advocate is responsible for helpline, advocacy, and shelter operations during overnight shifts. In the absence of attending to shelter related duties or helpline calls, the overnight shelter advocate may sleep in the designated overnight space. Primary responsibilities include providing coverage on helpline, monitoring shelter to provide a safe and secure atmosphere, monitoring shelter operations, and individual advocacy with shelter residents. Qualified candidates must have experience working independently and have knowledge of crisis intervention or techniques. The position is located in Androscoggin County.  The hours for this position are Saturdays and Sundays 11:00pm-6:30am. Associates Degree preferred. A minimum of 5 years’ experience in related work may be considered. Please send cover letter and resume to Kelly Wasson at kwasson@safevoices.org.

Safe Voices is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ancestry or national origin, color, sex, immigration status, age, religion, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.