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Human Trafficking Victim Advocate—Transition Home
Capacity Building Coordinator
Oklahoma Opportunities—AmeriCorps Member
Red River Community Corps, Inc. is an independent 501(c) (3) organization whose mission is to improve the lives of citizens in Oklahoma communities through AmeriCorps service. Red River’s Oklahoma Opportunities AmeriCorps program aims to improve educational attainment and employment opportunities in rural and/or under-resources communities across Oklahoma by helping local non-profits increase their ability to address unmet needs their communities. Depending on specific host site needs, Capacity Building Coordinators will engage in activities such as enhancing the scale/reach of existing programs, developing & implementing new programs/ curricula, recruiting, training & managing volunteers, and building legacy resources for organizations to use beyond the service term. This is an AmeriCorps State position. AmeriCorps is a national service volunteer program and AmeriCorps Members are not traditional employees, staff or volunteers. Applicants must be eligible to serve as an AmeriCorps State Member.
Information on Host Site
The Dragonfly Home (Dragonfly) provides life-saving, life-changing direct care services for victims of sex and/or labor trafficking in Oklahoma City.
Summary of Member Role
Members will assist in expanding human trafficking victim services in Oklahoma City through assisting with the launch of Oklahoma’s first state certified Transition Home for victims of human trafficking, including capacity building activities such as: research and creation of policies and procedures, research, creation of life skills curriculum, research and creation of resource manuals, research and creation of policies and resources related to hotline advocacy, and provision of direct care.
Duties & Responsibilities
· Assist with research; build policies and procedures related to providing services through Dragonfly’s Transition Home
· Assist with research; build programming related to the provision of life skills classes in Dragonfly’s Transition Home
· Research, plan, create, and facilitate life skills classes
· Research, build relationships with individuals, professionals in the community who can teach specific life skills, other classes (ex: sewing, gardening, etc)
· Assist with research related to finding resources to meet human trafficking victim needs in Dragonfly’s Transition Home Program
· Provide coverage in Transition Home in shifts
· Provide direct care services to human trafficking victims via Dragonfly’s Hotline, Crisis Center, and Transition Home
· Conduct program outreach and partnerships with community groups and organizations
· Asses current program scope/services and make recommendations to revise programming
· Develop technical resources to be used for program delivery/support
· Develop or expand volunteer program
· Recruit, manage, and or train volunteers to enhance program delivery
· Develop volunteer training and/or manuals
· Data tracking, data collection, and reporting
· Prepare and submit reports on services provided
· Complete all AmeriCorps training & service requirements
· Meet eligibility requirements for AmeriCorps service including:
· At least 18 years old
· Be a U.S. Citizen or legal permanent resident
· Complete a National Service Criminal History Check (specific site placements may have additional background check requirements)
· High School Diploma or GED
· Reliable transportation (does not need to have a car but must be able to get to site and any other necessary location related to AmeriCorps service.)
· If driving, Driver’s License and good driving record.
· Public Speaking skills
· Basic Computer skills
· Ability to balance tasks
· Interest or background in nonprofit and/or program programs, business/program development
· Commitment to national service and desire to help strengthen local communities.
· Volunteer Management skills a plus
· **Important Note** This specific position begins in early February 2021 and ends August 31, 2021
· Half Time Position – 900 hours of service
· **Important Note** This specific position is considered half time and will require approximately 35-40 hours per week
· Members receive a living allowance based on their service term
· Half Time: approx. $396 (bi-weekly)
· Members who successfully complete their required service hours may be eligible for an Education Award. Education Award amounts vary based on Member’s service term: Half-Time $3,097.50
· Paid Training & Professional Development
To apply, email resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org