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(Full Time Position) Executive Director of Child Sex Trafficking Advocacy Program

Harvest House Ministry is a 501c3 non-profit organization that provides advocacy, mentoring, and intervention for children who are victims, or suspected of being victims, of child sex trafficking. We are an established organization with deep roots in the community and a record of successful advocacy in the fight against child sex trafficking in Southeast Texas. We are instrumental in bringing trafficking to the forefront of public concern and are looking to increase our impact in that arena. 

  The Director will be responsible for the following:

  • Actively facilitate, coordinate, enhance, and support relationships with Harvest House partners and Southeast Texas Alliance Against Trafficking (STAAT) team members to ensure open communication and seamless services for clients.
  • Coordinate with Harvest House partners and STAAT team members to identify client needs and facilitate referrals to other service providers as needed.
  • Ensuring the seamless and timely flow of activities and services.
  • Plan, coordinate and facilitate weekly/monthly meetings with advocates to review cases.
  • Manage all intakes and referrals.
  • Ensure that staff and volunteer training for cross-discipline training, current processes and procedures regarding trafficking, cultural sensitivity, and other relevant topics is ongoing and timely.
  • Coordinate new employee orientation as needed.
  • Facilitate protocol reviews and make revisions as they are deemed necessary.
  • Perform employee performance reviews yearly and recommend growth opportunities.
  • Participate in on-call rotation for off-hours/overnight emergency response.
  • Willingness to pick up case work or perform crisis interventions, if needed.
  • Performing public awareness and professional or volunteer trainings, as needed.
  • Strong conflict resolution, mediation, and organizational skills, as well as absolute discretion with confidential information is a must.
  • Represent Harvest House at STAAT meetings, or other community and partner meetings, as needed.
  • Prepare and submit, as necessary, timely and accurate reports, data, and statistical information to local, state, or federal agencies.
  • Provide assistance to agency grant writers by providing program expertise and statistical information.
  • Willingness to work some evening hours if necessary.

Recommended skills:

  • Experience working with a CAC and/or MDT preferred.
  • Supervisory or management experience preferred.
  • Public speaking experience preferred.
  • Experience working with law enforcement, DA’s office, DFPS, and child abuse intervention.
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency with both Mac and PC applications.
  • Working with child sex trafficking victims makes for a varied work environment. Flexibility, positive attitude, problem solving skills, tact, cultural sensitivity, and good judgment are essential.
  • The Director reports directly to the Harvest House CEO. The position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Criminal Justice, or a related field. Minimum of LCSW licensing required. Preference will be given to those with experience in trauma-informed crisis intervention, especially with relationship to sex trafficking. TBRI and CSE-IT certification are a plus. 


While every application will be reviewed, only applicants being considered for the position will be contacted.


(Applications Below)

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(Full Time Position) Child Sex Trafficking Case Manager/Advocate

Harvest House Ministry is a 501c3 non-profit organization that provides advocacy, mentoring, and intervention for children who are victims, or suspected of being victims, of child sex trafficking. We are an established organization with deep roots in the community and a record of successful advocacy in the fight against child sex trafficking in Southeast Texas. We are instrumental in bringing trafficking to the forefront of public concern and are looking to increase our impact in that arena. 

 The Child Sex Trafficking Case Manager/Advocate will be responsible for the following:

  • Work to respond to calls from Care Coordinator on a 24/7 rotating basis
  • Respond to call out location within 90 minutes to provide emotional support, basic emergency needs, comforts, advocacy, and safety planning for the minor
  • Provide intensive support for minor during the first 72 hours
  • Follow required minimum contact protocol with youth survivor throughout service period
  • Participate in Rapid Response Team (RRT) to participate in emergency placement and follow-up
  • Maintain supportive contact with the survivor and appropriate parent/guardian, on an intensive basis throughout the service period
  • Create referrals to other providers for additional services 
  • Accompany survivors to necessary meetings and/or appointments
  • Maintain accurate documentation and enter applicable information into web-based data management system
  • Participate in weekly supervision meetings with Case Management Program Coordinator
  • Attend relevant trainings and conferences to advance knowledge and skill setPreference will be given to those with experience in trauma-informed crisis intervention, especially with relationship to sex trafficking. 
Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Criminal Justice, or related field.
  • English speaker with proficiency in Spanish (preferred but not required).
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, which includes participating in on-call rotation for off-hours/overnight emergency response.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and conflict resolution skills, especially when interacting with youth.
  • Ability to work with a culturally diverse caseload.
  • Team player.
  • Effective time and resource management.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to adapt with grace to changes.
  • Able to effectively collaborate with HH staff and stakeholders.
  • Ability to maintain a caseload of 10 to 15 survivor clients.
  • Valid driver’s license, clean driving record, reliable vehicle, and applicable auto insurance.
  • Proficiency in both Mac and Microsoft applications, as well as the ability to utilize various types social media.


While every application will be reviewed, only applicants being considered for the position will be contacted.


(Applications Below)

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Email completed applications to lisa@harvesthousebmt.com

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