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Project Lead

at Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc.

Posted: 12/3/2020
Job Reference #: 2052

Job Description


Project Lead will provide administrative and targeted program focused on resources, and comprehensive services for victims of human trafficking. The services, including targeted programming focused on employment, case assistance, health and wellness, and gender. Primary responsibilities focus on staff management, strategic program management, including planning, coordination, oversight of all services and activities, logistical an information management. The Project Lead is responsible for ensuring quality ant timely service provision in compliance with all federal, state, and internal requirements. The Project Lead is responsible for ensuring quality and timely service provision in compliance with all federal, state, and internal requirements. The Project Lead is responsible for training staff to meet all program requirements. The Project Lead directly supervises the Victims of Human Trafficking Case Manager.



  • Provide appropriate support and assistance through individual case management, family support and educational groups;
  • Provide crisis intervention and empowerment based, trauma informed advocacy;
  • Provide on-going advocacy based counseling and safety planning
  • Develop individual service plan with each individual or family on assigned case load;
  • Collect and prepare programmatic reports and grant required data;
  • Provide advocacy and support via the 24/7 emergency crisis line as needed;
  • Oversee data tracking to monitor program outputs and outcomes;
  • Maintain all communication related to program, grant and contract reporting duties;
  • Serves as a point of contact and to ensure ongoing collaboration including the communication of appropriate clinical information with other involved parties as appropriate and coordination of care with a person’s family, behavioral and/or general medical health care providers, community resources, and other involved supports including educational, social, judicial, community and other State agencies;
  • Develop and maintain UpToDate wrap-around/comprehensive resource blueprint that contains all resources to meet needs of victims of human trafficking;
  • Coordinate all Human Trafficking trainings for internal CPLC departments as well as external partners and communities;
  • Collaborate & coordinate with local/regional partner agencies that assist the individuals and families enrolled in the program;
  • Collaborate and connect with resources in the areas of housing and employment;
  • Ensures the provision of all covered services identified on the service plan; referrals to community resources as appropriate and coordination of care activities related to continuity of care between levels of care and across multiple providers, services and supports; 
  • Provides outreach and follow-up of services including, but not limited to, crisis and missed appointments to ensure adequate resources are available and in place;
  • Participates in staffing, case conferences or other meetings with or without the person or his/her family participating; 
  • Maintain client records for all services rendered
  • Complete all training courses within the timeframe specified
  • Collaborate with other staff and partners to promote a multi-disciplinary team concept of client care
  • Participate as needed in community meetings to expand knowledge of available community resources
  • Participate in program activities, staff and clinical meetings, and planning and problem solving
  • Develop continuous concepts related to providing services to victims of Human Trafficking
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested




  • High School Diploma or GED required and 4 years of related experience 
  • Bachelor's Degree in appropriate field of study and 2 years’ experience or equivalent work experience
  • Master’s degree in a related field of study with 1 year of related experience
  • Must be able to work with individuals who have experienced trauma
  • Experience providing direct services to individuals who have experienced trauma
  • Experience providing case management services in a crisis environment
  • Related work experience preferred.
  • Ability to work in an active environment
  • Must have valid driver’s license
  • Must have current Fingerprint Clearance Card or ability to have within 60 days of employment
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule 
  • Must pass a background screening prior to start



Other requirements:

    • Bi-lingual English/Spanish language is required. 
    • Valid AZ driver’s license, reliable transportation and ability to show proof of registration/insurance. Must be 21 years of age to drive on behalf of CPLC, Inc.
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule as needed per program requirements
    • Must pass background screening prior to start
    • Level One Fingerprint clearance or ability to obtain fingerprint clearance or ability to have within 60 days of employment; must maintain clearance.



  1. Commitment to maintain a role that empowers clients and to intervene appropriately to meet service goals.
  2. Sensitivity to socioeconomic and cultural characteristics of populations served.
  3. Creative thinking, adaptive personality; a conviction about the capacity of people to grow and change. 
  4. Strong interpersonal communication skills, particularly in mediation, listening, and written communication; strong ability to work collaboratively with others.



Employee is expected to participate in continuous learning, competency building, and maintenance of case management, trauma informed care, motivational interviewing and crisis intervention skills. 



Work is performed in a typical office setting, as well as satellite offices, out in the community, and in the client’s home. 


CPLC provides person-centered supportive services that promote dignity and self-sufficiency and empower the communities that we serve. All CPLC services increase access to resources, are linguistically and developmentally appropriate, and enhance the safety of our communities. The Employee is accountable for understanding and complying with CPLC policies and procedures. This position reports to and is supervised directly by the Program Director.  

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