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WARN Coordinator

Sea Tac

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Sea Tac
  • Grade: Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date:

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Job Overview: IRC’s Washington Anti-Trafficking Response Network (WARN) Program offers support to survivors of human trafficking as they rebuild their lives free from trauma and exploitation. The WARN Coordinator supports person-centered, trauma-informed services for survivors of human trafficking by supporting WARN Advocates, collaborating with the WARN team, coordinating referrals, engaging with community stakeholders and partners, providing training and outreach on human trafficking and the needs of survivors, and grant and project management assistance.

Major Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

·Support WARN Advocates and team in providing trauma-informed, person-centered services to survivors of human trafficking

·Manage WARN referrals and intake of new participants from trauma-informed, person-centered perspective

·Provide crisis intervention, needs assessment, information, referral, and related response to survivors of human trafficking

·Coordinate WARN referrals and waitlist in partnership with WARN team

·Provide support to WARN team and Survivor Services Program Manager

·Engage with WARN team, IRC network of anti-trafficking programs, Freedom Network USA, and other stakeholders to develop and expand knowledge of human trafficking, survivor perspectives, promising practices, and other relevant information

·Contribute to IRC, WARN, WashACT, and greater field knowledge through sharing experience, approach, promising practices, and resources

·Work collaboratively with a wide range of public and private partners, including community health workers, social service and legal providers, and other agencies

·Develop, inform, and enhance WARN training and outreach materials to reflect real-world experience in trauma-informed, person-centered services for survivors of human trafficking

·Represent IRC and WARN Program with external partners and community members

·Conduct educational workshops on human trafficking and trauma-informed, person-centered services

·Identify and engage additional community partners and resources to enhance service and support options for WARN participants

·Review and process WARN monthly reports for Manager review

·Coordinate monthly WARN reporting and process payment requests

·Gather, track, and report monthly and quarterly data and developments

·Support program evaluation and assessment activities

·Utilize IRC’s People Management Standards including regular team and individual meetings, clear expectations, effective feedback, and responsive support

·Engage in regular training and professional development opportunities to further knowledge of relevant topics

·Support the professional development of WARN team members

·Recruit, supervise and support WARN Interns/Volunteers

·Comply with all policies, procedures, and protocols of the agency

·Other activities as needed and assigned

Key Working Relationships:

Position Reports to:  Survivor Services Program Manager

Position Supervises: IRC WARN Advocates/Case Managers

Other Internal and/or external contacts:

Internal: WARN Team, Family Wellness Team, Resettlement Team, Employment Team, Immigration Team, Youth Program Team, New Roots Team, Health Empowerment Team, Volunteer Coordinator, Finance Team, Development Team.

External:  API Chaya, REST, Northwest Justice Project, Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, Seattle Police Department, US Attorney’s Office, Washington Advisory Committee on Trafficking, City of Seattle Human Services Division, Washington State Office for Crime Victim Advocacy, Washington State Task Force Against Trafficking in Persons, and additional partners.

Job Requirements:

·Relevant degree or equivalent experience

·Deep understanding and experience with human trafficking, serving survivors of human trafficking, trauma-informed approach, and person-centered services

·Understanding of existing systems and resources related to human trafficking and survivor support

·Experience with survivor leadership initiatives

·Experience supervising staff and working collaboratively in a professional environment

·Ability to manage administrative aspects of grant management, reporting, data collection and input, processing

·Strong intercultural communication skills; demonstrated ability to work effectively with people from diverse backgrounds and across language barriers

·Experience and training in trauma-informed services

·Public speaking and adult education experience and abilities

·Committed to anti-racism and continual learning and growth

·Comfortable working in high-stress environments; must be adaptable, flexible, and patient

·Strong organizational and time management skills

·Proven ability to contribute both independently and as a key team member

·Excellent problem solving skills combined and the proven ability to prioritize duties and manage time effectively

·Professional proficiency in English, both spoken and written, and professional proficiency in Spanish or other relevant language(s) preferred

·Proficient with Windows operating system and confidence in basic computer skills (word processing, email, data entry); willingness to learn new software

·Ability to travel regularly throughout the service delivery area

Working Environment:

·Standard office environment

·May require occasional weekend and /or evening work


IRC- leading the way from harm to home

IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law

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