Survivor Consultant

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IRC - International Rescue Committee


The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises, helping to restore health, safety, education, economic wellbeing, and power to people devastated by conflict and disaster. Founded in 1933 at the call of Albert Einstein, the IRC is one of the world’s largest international humanitarian non-governmental organizations (INGO), at work in more than 50 countries and more than 25 U.S. cities helping people to survive, reclaim control of their future and strengthen their communities. A force for humanity, IRC employees deliver lasting impact by restoring safety, dignity and hope to millions. If you’re a solutions-driven, passionate change-maker, come join us in positively impacting the lives of millions of people world-wide for a better future.

Background of the project

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Miami has been operating since 1960 in response to the Cuban revolution. Over the decades, IRC Miami has served refugees, asylees, survivors of trafficking, unaccompanied children, and their families. IRC Miami focuses on supporting survivors, immigrant youth and other vulnerable populations. We assist survivors in reaching self-sufficiency and lead a coordinated regional response to human trafficking. The IRC in Miami provides a range of services to survivors of human trafficking such as case management, economic empowerment, immigration assistance and more.

The IRC in Miami is committed to providing survivor centered and trauma informed services to survivors of human trafficking, centering empowerment, and choice in service provision. Centering those with lived experience to inform our policies and services allows the program to better serve clients and more survivor led. IRC seeks to contract with up to 2 individuals from diverse backgrounds to reflect the myriad of needs and experiences of survivors.

Scope of work

Consultants will assist with reviewing and providing feedback on materials (e.g. intake forms, training materials, policies, and procedures), Conduct bi-weekly office hours for caseworkers to discuss challenges and improve service delivery, review client survey language, and provide input on feedback received and assist with brainstorming and implementation of outreach strategies and other duties as assigned. Consultants work an average of 60 hours a year.

Deliverables:

  • Consultant will engage in quarterly consultations to provide program feedback on program effectiveness, trends seen during reporting, task force documents, outreach strategies, client survey information.
  • Consultant will conduct monthly office hours and discuss challenges with caseworkers to address caseworkers’ challenges and enhance service provision.
  • Develop a plan for improving outreach to survivors of labor trafficking by the second quarter and assist caseworkers with plan implementation, incorporating feedback from stakeholders.
  • Review client survey language and ensure it is survivor centered and accessible. Consultant will provide a document with suggested changes, incorporating feedback from stakeholders.

Minimum Qualifications:

Requirements:

  • Working proficiency in written and verbal English, Bilingual ability in English and Spanish preferred
  • Access to Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Reliable internet connectivity capable of joining virtual meetings.

Standard of Professional Conduct:The IRC and the IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in the IRC Way – our Code of Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, Accountability, and Equality.


Commitment to Gender, Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion:
The IRC is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, respectful, and safe work environment where all persons are treated fairly, with dignity and respect. The IRC expressly prohibits and will not tolerate discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or bullying of the IRC persons in any work setting. We aim to increase the representation of women, people that are from country and communities we serve, and people who identify as races and ethnicities that are under-represented in global power structures.

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