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Current Job Openings

Survivor Care Coordinator

The Survivor Care Coordinator is responsible for providing strengths' based and trauma-informed case management to RSM residents and graduates in accordance with resident and program goals. The Survivor Care Coordinator is an integral team player in the daily coordination of resident services and team collaboration.

Note: Due to the special sensitivities of our unique population, this position is open to women only.

Salary: The salary range for this position is commensurate with education, experience, credentials and/or licensure aligned with RSM's overall salary scale as a small non-profit.

Reports To: Director of Programs

Responsibilities Include:

  • Establish strong, supportive working relationships with survivors of sex trafficking assigned to caseload

  • Assist in admission process by conducting interviews with applicants and providing input to help with team decision-making

  • Maintain a case load of 6-8 residents, with occasional alumni/graduate assistance required

  • Lead/co-lead groups and classes as necessary

  • Meet weekly with each resident to assess needs and coordinate care to empower the resident in meeting goals

  • Create and regularly review Individualized Growth Plans with each resident that supports empowerment and respects a resident's right to choose

  • Complete documentation, including case notes, individualized plans for clients, reports for grants or research purposes, in a professional and timely manner

  • Enter required documentation and data into case management system

  • Coordinate with medical and mental health providers to ensure each resident receives needed services

  • Collaborate with resident and educational or employment resources as resident transitions through program phases

  • Assist residents in accessing resources with the goal of helping them develop greater levels of self-sufficiency

  • Maintain resident accountability to program guidelines

  • Coordinate discharge and/or transitional plans in collaboration with resident, team and/or other agency service providers

  • Work with Program Director in facilitating referrals, safety planning and/or overnight emergency care when needed for alumni clients

  • Transport residents in personal or agency vehicle for appointments, meetings and program-related activities

  • Utilize de-escalation, crisis intervention or conflict resolution skills as needed in crisis situations

  • Participate in weekly team staff meetings to collaborate on effectively helping each resident, and facilitate staff meeting on occasion

  • Provide assistance to Program Director in coordinating the residents' daily programming needs

  • Communicate, confer with and lead in coordinating care for residents with other staff members

  • Attend meetings in the community, as deemed appropriate and useful

  • Build professional relationships with referring agencies and other community providers

  • Participate in training and continuing education opportunities that will increase knowledge and skills

  • Adhere to agency policy, procedures and professional code of ethics

  • Perform other agency-related duties or special projects, as directed

  • Duties may change according to organizational needs

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, Criminal Justice, or related field minimum. Master's degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling preferred.

  • 2+ years' experience working with sex trafficking survivors, victim services, domestic violence, addictions, substance abuse, co-occurring disorders and/or other persons in crisis or vulnerable populations.

  • Knowledge of community resources and counseling/social work practices with high-risk populations.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to establish rapport.

  • Moderate level of computer skills including Microsoft Word and spreadsheets; able to adapt to a case management system.

  • Ability to emotionally regulate in crisis or intense emotional situations.

  • Ability to manage the balance of crisis work with self-care practices.

  • Ability to motivate others towards achieving goals.

  • Ability to work independently with strong sense of focus, task-oriented, nonjudgmental, open personal qualities, clear sense of boundaries.

  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple schedules.

  • Team player, ability to adapt to scheduling changes or to work irregular hours that may occur within a residential setting or when survivor needs dictate.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality as required by law, professional code of ethics, and in the best interest of survivors.

  • Ability to legally operate a motor vehicle and provide own transportation.

Additional Requirements:

  • Background check required.

  • Initial and subsequent random drug screening is required.

  • Must be willing to embrace and exemplify our core values and statement of faith.

  • Full-time 40 hr. position, typically Monday through Friday 9am - 5pm; however, flexibility is expected and required at times.

  • Must have a heart and a passion for seeing the broken restored. We have a strong team of likeminded individuals all moving towards the common goal of restoration for those in our care.

Note: Survivors of trafficking with a minimum 5 years post residential treatment program and 2-5 years' sobriety who have received counseling for trauma and are at a stable, healthy place in life are encouraged to apply.

There are no funds available for relocation for this position.

If you are interested in the Survivor Care Coordinator position with Rest Stop Ministries, please email a cover letter and resume to Randy Woicik, Director of Operations, randywoicik@reststopministries.org

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Respite "As Needed" Residential Staff Positions

Respite Residential Staff are needed for “occasional work” on week-night overnight shifts or weekend shifts to fill in for regular staff taking vacations, sick time or holidays.  

Week-Day Evening Shift (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday)

  • Mature, responsible female with a vibrant Christian witness

  • Desire to serve women in recovery from trafficking, trauma, substance abuse

  • Confidence to handle role of authority within a loving community of support and mutual respect

  • Ability to work alone, follow direction and uphold written and verbal training

  • Ability to respond to crisis and/or escalated behavior calmly and with confidence

  • Ability to facilitate domestic tasks like meal preparation/cleanup, assist residents with personal needs, and generally be a supportive presence in a home environment

  • Available to work in Lebanon, Tennessee from the hours of 5:00 pm – 9:00 am one to two nights per week on occasion (ability to sleep from approximately 11:00pm to 6:00 am)

  • Pay is $11 per hour, including sleep hours = $176 per shift

  • Able to provide own transportation with proof of liability insurance necessary to transport passengers if needed; or to drive agency vehicle

  • Available to attend a 4 hour training session on-site prior to being hired

  • Experience/education in Social Work, Counseling, Residential Programs or related a plus

Weekend/Holiday/Vacation Respite Shifts

Same qualifications as above, but available for “occasional work” on weekend shifts or to fill in for regular staff taking vacations, sick time or holidays.  Recruiting a pool of people willing to be trained and ready for these special called assignments.  

Interested persons should send cover letter and resume to Director of Operations, Randy Woicik at randywoicik@reststopministries.org .

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