We are so excited to learn more about you and if you will be a good fit to join our team!
Position Description: Scarlet Road is a faith based non-profit organization serving individuals in need of support to exit the legal and illegal sex industry. Scarlet Road provides outreach to at risk individuals and prevention within schools as well as provides aftercare services for those ready and able to leave the sex industry. We aim to meet the basic and long term needs of the most vulnerable people in our community to equip them with skills to gain independence and find healing from their past.
The Scarlet Road Outreach Advocate for Youth Populations is responsible for direct outreach connections with sexual exploitation survivors aged 24 years and under. This role includes responding to phone/text/email referrals and providing safe specialized trauma informed safety planning for those in need. The Outreach Advocate for Youth Populations is responsible for maintaining positive relationships with our local youth service provider agencies and schools throughout the community. This role provides the beginning steps for the youth survivors that we serve to become enrolled in our intensive aftercare program or to be referred to the most appropriate resource connection that fits their individualized healing needs. Additionally the role includes facilitating Scarlet Road’s youth prevention curriculum in school classrooms and youth community groups throughout the community.
The position requires an in-depth knowledge of sexual exploitation/human trafficking including the myriad of barriers and unique needs of survivors in the process of healing, systemic barriers and a basic understanding of human trauma (individualy, collectively, historically). This position is not a telehealth/offsite position.
Due to the restrictions for guest speakers within schools, candidates for this position must be fully vaccinated.
In person, direct outreach support to adult survivors in various environments throughout the community.
Facilitating in person/video based prevention curriculum in local schools
Maintaining strong relationships with current school partners
Building and maintaining supportive relationships with local youth service provider agencies
Occasional ride assistance to Scarlet Road clients
Participation in Scarlet Road events that provide relational/mentoring support for Scarlet Road clients
Provide victim services support materials to local providers of healing services
Data & record keeping, connected to primary job focuses
Bachelor’s Degree within human services related studies or other relevant degree / relevant experience of at least 2 years
Understanding of domestic and international frames of sexual exploitation / human trafficking
Direct work with survivors preferred
Experience working with youth preferred
Familiarity with medical, social services, crisis networks and similar systems of support
Flexible, proactive and motivated individual with the ability to work both as a team and independently
Public Speaking experience
Passionate about Scarlet Road’s mission, vision and core values
Ability to manage a variety of separate tasks while remaining accountable for deadlines
Resourceful, adaptable, creative, highly organized and reliable
A commitment to see individuals free from all forms of gender-based, class-based and minority affected violence
Highly developed emotional/physical boundaries
An understanding of power/control based relationship structures with highly developed skills in safety planning and motivational interviewing
A basic understanding of human trauma, coping strategies and defenses. An understanding of narrative-based healing, preferred
This position is set at PT (20 hours/week)
To Apply: Email Resume and Cover Letter to: Victoria@ScarletRoad.org