Employment

It’s a great time to become part of a dynamic, caring agency that addresses a major community public health epidemic: child sexual abuse and exploitation.

Kristi House is 25 years old and still growing to meet the needs of children in Miami-Dade County. At the Kristi House Child Advocacy Center, you’d be part of a team that is helping to heal and protect our community’s most vulnerable victims.

(1) Position is currently open.

Please check back periodically. Send resume and cover note to jobs@kristihouse.org.

Kristi House is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If an accommodation is needed in order to participate in the application process, please contact our Director of Operations, Dawn Thompson, at 305-547-6834 or dthompson@kristihouse.org.

To advise us of your interest in possible employment opportunities at Kristi House, please send a cover letter and resume to: Director of Operations, Kristi House, 1265 NW 12th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136, or email it to jobs@kristihouse.org.

In the employment, training, promoting, or provision of service to clients, Kristi House will not discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, age, sex, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, country of national origin, language proficiency, or ability to pay. In addition, clients that are diagnosed with co-occurring disorders will not be excluded from service because of the diagnosis. Kristi House will provide reasonable accommodation to all employees and clients as specified by the mandates of the Americans with Disabilities Act, The Department of Children and Families CFOP 60-10, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. All services including communication assistance and auxiliary aids, are provided free of charge to the client.

1. Education Specialist

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Kristi House is seeking a full-time Education Specialist to assist at-risk, female teens and young adults ages 15 to 22 in our Project GOLD program for trafficking survivors.

Project Gold, Bridges to the Future, is designed to help survivors of trafficking achieve self-determined sufficiency goals through access to education, training, and meaningful employment.

The Education Specialist will focus on secondary and post-secondary attainment activities by helping our participants set goals and achieve a variety of education milestones which may include earning high school diplomas and GEDs, as well as enrollment in vocational training programs, college, internships and part-time jobs.

In addition to working with participants, The Education Specialist will also reach out to corporations, government agencies, non-profit organizations, and other groups to develop partnerships and networks that lead to internships, apprenticeships, and job opportunities.

QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate will have experience:

  • Working with at-risk teens and young adults
  • Developing Individual Development Plans (IDPs) or educational plans
  • As an Admissions Counselor, Job Developer, Job Coach, Career Counselor, or Education Counselor
  • Proven track record of helping young people achieve secondary and post-secondary educational goals
  • Understanding of educational, vocational, training and related jobs/career options and resources in South Florida
  • Ability to call on businesses and community organizations to develop partnerships that lead to internship, apprenticeships, and job opportunities for participants in the program

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Experience working with at-risk teens and young adults
  • Must have transportation
  • Must be able to transport youth, as needed, related to their career and education goals
  • Strong familiarity with the South Florida business and education community preferred
  • Able to adapt communications style to suit a variety of audiences
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