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Training and Technical Assistance Specialist (Human Trafficking) (VA or IL locations)
Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Specialist (Human Trafficking)
ICF seeks a Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Specialist (Human Trafficking) to perform a range of analytical, writing, editing, problem-solving and related work in support of the Office for Victims of Crime Human Trafficking Collective (OVC HTC) on an a full time basis.
Specifically, you will be charged with ensuring that training and technical assistance (TTA) services are delivered to OVC Human Trafficking (HT) victim service grantees through assessing needs and developing, overseeing, and implementing TTA plans. Do you have experience with providing direct services with survivors of human trafficking, domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse and neglect, and experience with trauma informed service delivery? Are you comfortable working in a collaborative environment that can often be fast-paced? Are you excited about creating innovative and sustainable changes for HT victim service grantees across the country? If the answer is yes to these questions, we'd love to hear from you.
*We are open to placing this role in the following ICF offices - Fairfax, VA, or Chicago, IL.*
- Responding to the related TTA that includes proactive and intensive approaches for the OVC HT victim service grantees. This will include doing programmatic needs assessments, providing monthly TA check-ins, and engaging in monthly office hours and quarterly communities of practice sessions with grantees.
- Supporting and coordinating with HT team on a variety of human trafficking related virtual training events.
- Experience with building established working relationships in collaborative teams that have diversity in thought, roles and expectations.
- Supporting the HT team with data analysis and report writing with experience with aggregate data collection and database functions and support.
- Effectively interacting and providing responsive information to representatives from the U.S. Department of Justice and other Federal bureaus and offices, state government offices, as well as members of the allied professions, victim service and advocacy organizations, statewide coalitions and also survivors of crime.
- Bachelor’s degree in the social sciences, criminal justice, victimology, or related field.
- Minimum 5 years of experience working in a system or community-based victim service program.
- Minimum 3 years experience in the development, delivery, and management of training and technical assistance.
- Knowledge of the impact to victims, family members, responders and communities impacted by human trafficking and the poly-victimization and intersections of other crime categories such as domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse and neglect, and forced criminality.
- Knowledge of trauma and the impact on victim service providers and other stakeholders and partners.
- Experience building successful community and system-based partnerships and how to sustain effective collaborative relationships.
- Demonstrated knowledge of and experienced in working with diverse victim populations and service organizations.
- Experience in the development, delivery, and management of training and technical assistance.
- Working knowledge of the mission and programs of the Office for Victims of Crime.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills including meeting facilitation, public education, and trauma sensitive communications.
- Experience working in virtual environments and experience with online learning platforms for training and/or meetings.
- Master’s degree in social work, sociology, or related social sciences field.
- Demonstrated ability to conduct needs assessments and develop plans for delivery of services based on needs assessment.
- Knowledge of national, state, and local organizations and allied professionals that serve victims of human trafficking.
- Knowledge of components of the Office of Justice Programs.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
- Ability to produce high quality work.
- Ability to be flexible, detail-oriented, and manage multiple activities simultaneously in a fast-paced, changing environment.
- Ability to exercise good judgment, discretion, tact, and diplomacy.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Solid customer service skills.
- Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making capabilities.
- Strong team player with the ability to take initiative, work well independently and in a virtual/remote environment.
- Strong outreach abilities and interpersonal skills.
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