Knowledge, Skill and Experience Requirements:
• Bachelor’s Degree in a major relevant to the work or equivalent with two years of experience providing case management services to youth at-risk or individuals who have experienced sexual exploitation.
• Knowledge of the needs and issues faced by youth who have experienced sexual exploitation including trauma bonds, stigma, lack of trust and at-risk behavior.
• Must be knowledgeable of the effects of trauma on youth’s development and an understanding of the behaviors associated with a youth’s trauma history.
• Knowledge and understanding of working from a survivor centered, trauma informed and harm reduction approach.
• Knowledge and understanding of a Positive Youth Development framework and how core elements can be implemented when working with youth.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including experience and comfortability with public speaking.
• Ability to pass a criminal background check, FBI/DOJ fingerprinting, TB test, and drug test.
• A passion for the work and welfare of each resident and commitment to provide non-judgmental, strengths based support and care.
• Makes sound and timely decisions under pressure. Recognizes situations that require intervention and reports up when needed. Exhibits independence, decisiveness and responsibility.
• Must be a self-starter and team player with exceptional organizational skills and the ability to work with diverse staff members, residents, service providers and the public.
• Ability to use Microsoft Office, Outlook and develop presentations using Power Point or other applications.
• Flexibility with a value for team work and ability to be a positive role model to both residents and the Team.
• Ability to multi-task with the capacity to learn quickly and integrate efficiently.
• Demonstrates organizational operating principles of communication and teamwork.
• Understanding of and passion for the Foundation’s mission and vision.
• Must be a team player.
Working Environment/Physical Requirements:
Position requires use of personal vehicle to transport youth and occasional driving to meetings, workshops, events, etc. Physical requirements include standing, sitting, typing, bending and lifting up to 50 lbs.
Modification to work schedule may be made based on need of the Foundation.
Orangewood Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex. gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military and veteran status, or any other protected group, in accordance with all applicable federal or State laws.