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Survivor Ventures is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Title: Intensive Community Based Peer Support Specialist

 

Directly Reports to Survivors to Entrepreneurs (S2E) Program Manager

 

Position Summary: The Peer Support Specialist provides participants with intensive community based (ICB) case management services and on-site trauma-informed job coaching.

 

Job Responsibilities

 

  1. Participate in the delivery of team-based, client-centered ICB service delivery.

  2. Assist in linking participants to services to overcome barriers to employment and economic empowerment, include housing, social services, childcare, transportation.

  3. Meet with participants at their home or work site and accompany participants to court and other appointments in the community.

  4. Provide trauma informed, strengths-based support and direct services to survivors.

  5. Building a trauma-informed, trust-based relationship with participants.

  6. Participation in case reviews, MDT’s and staff meetings.

  7. Communicate and maintain good working relationships with S2E worksite supervisors and S2E participants.

  8. Meet with participants regularly to provide support and guidance regarding work performance and personal goals.

  9. Serve as the mediator between S2E participants and worksite supervisors if a conflict arises.

  10. Resolving any disputes between worksites and participants.

  11. Ensure client records, case notes and program documentation are up to date and according to standard.

 

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED, required.

  • Experience with store management or business ownership required.

  • Possess and maintain a valid Virginia driver’s license and insured vehicle that meets minimum State of Virginia insurance requirements.

  • Personal experience with trafficking as a survivor, required.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills in order to establish and maintain positive relationships with Survivor Ventures staff and providers, administrators, peers, families, and stakeholders.

  • Willingness to be agile, innovative and flexible to the needs of direct service staff.

  • Demonstrate familiarity and ability to navigate and use Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook); perform data entry (TIMS); and keep good records.

 

Please email your resume and cover letter to info@survivorventures.org with the words "Application for Employment" in the subject line. Click here to apply.