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Sex Trafficking Survivor Advocate

El Programa Hispano Católico, Gresham, OR, USA

Job - Non-Profit

Close Date: 12/22/2019

The Sex Trafficking Survivor Advocate will provide services to survivors of all ages. These services include advocacy, crisis intervention, protective orders, individualist case plan and other services as needed. They will offer outreach and training to the community related to sex and other labor trafficking.

Provide crisis counseling, assist with developing safety plans, advocacy, access to emergency medical services and assistance with police reporting.
Advocate with and for clients as appropriate to the individualized case plan. Client advocacy may include assistance with, protective orders, assistance filing Crime Victim's Compensation, housing, legal issues, obtaining needed services, etc.
Assess survivor needs/issues and determine appropriate plan of action for resolution.
Participate in community meetings with other social service organizations to promote the agency as an identifiable resource for Latinx survivors of sex trafficking and maintain timely and cooperative contact with outside agencies.
Provide training for community-based victims/survivors service agencies.
Participate in various team projects including team meetings, coordination and implementation of pertinent activities.
Support the organization in maintenance of updated resource materials for client needs.
Assist with information and referral and short-term intervention as appropriate to help clients gain greater access to services.
Maintain documentation consistent with El Programa Hispano Catolico's Social Service Delivery Procedures and other applicable standards.
Provide outreach particularly to rural communities and specific labor sub-groups (ie seasonal workers, janitors/custodians, hotel staff, sex workers etc.).
Maintain assigned caseload of 12-15 survivors of sex trafficking, including case plan development, regular and ongoing contact with the client, and all other relevant documentation.
Adherence to El Programa Hispano Catolico/Catholic Charities policies and procedures.

Must be bilingual (Spanish/English) and bi-culturally competent.
Ability to communicate concisely and effectively, both verbally and in writing in Spanish and English.
Bachelor's Degree or 2-4 years equivalent experience required.
2 years experience providing case management and intervention services, preferably with survivors of sexual assault.
40 hour DV/SA Advocacy training.
Knowledge of local Latino community issues as they relate to domestic and sexual violence and sex trafficking.
Experience working with a broad range of issues affecting Latinos in the community especially issues related to surviving domestic and sexual violence and sex trafficking.
Experience with community networking and organizing.
Commitment to EPHC/Catholic Charities mission to work in partnership with vulnerable populations to achieve lasting solutions to poverty and injustice.
Demonstrate judgment and discretion in dealing with confidential matters.
Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office programs (including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint).
Must be able to organize and prioritize work, be proactive, take initiative, resolve problems, follow through, and simultaneously manage multiple priorities to ensure goals are met in a timely manner.
Ability to work well in team setting, as well as independently; be flexible and adapt well to different dynamics within a fast paced environment.
Ability to take initiative and prioritize tasks; good time management, problem prevention, and problem solving skills.
Successful completion of civil, criminal and/or motor vehicle background checks.
Ability to support organizational and program specific mission and goals.
COMPENSATION: Compensation is $17.50/hour Competitive benefits package, including: 100% employer paid health insurance (employee portion), disability, life insurance, paid time off, 12 paid holidays, retirement plan, free parking and more.

TO APPLY: Please complete El Programa Hispano application form (available online at, and submit, along with cover letter and resume, to: Catholic Charities, Attn: Human Resources, 2740 SE Powell Blvd, Portland, OR 97202. Or send to


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