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Community Advocate (South King County)

Real Escape from the Sex Trade (REST) exists to provide pathways to freedom, safety, and hope for sexually exploited individuals. The REST Community Advocate is responsible for building trusting relationships with individuals who are involved in or exiting the sex trade and assisting them in prioritizing self-identified goals, developing a plan to reach those goals, and making referrals for services to accommodate their goal plan. REST seeks to provide trauma-informed, strengths-based services that empower individuals to take the steps they want toward self-sufficiency. This role is specifically focused toward serving victims and survivors of sexual exploitation in the South King County area.

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To apply, email your resume and cover letter to apply@iwantrest.com.

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Nurse Practitioner

Through a grant by PHPDA (Pacific Hospital Preservation and Development Authority), REST seeks to contract a part-time nurse practitioner, mental health therapist, and chemical dependency professional to launch REST’s Integrated Health Clinic in collaboration with REST direct service team to support the healing and empowerment of all participating REST clients. The Integrated Health team will gather weekly for the purpose of consulting with REST direct service team and providing strengths-based coordination directly with clients and their support teams. They will also provide 1:1 or group-based services to participating REST clients. The Integrated Health Clinic is not a stand-alone clinic but works in an integrated manner within and among REST spaces and services so as to provide seamless access to care and consistency of support.

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Chemical Dependency Professional

Through a grant by PHPDA (Pacific Hospital Preservation and Development Authority), REST seeks to contract a part-time nurse practitioner, mental health therapist, and chemical dependency professional to launch REST’s Integrated Health Clinic in collaboration with REST direct service team to support the healing and empowerment of all participating REST clients. The Integrated Health team will gather weekly for the purpose of consulting with REST direct service team and providing strengths-based coordination directly with clients and their support teams. They will also provide 1:1 or group-based services to participating REST clients. The Integrated Health Clinic is not a stand-alone clinic but works in an integrated manner within and among REST spaces and services so as to provide seamless access to care and consistency of support.

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To apply, email your resume and cover letter to apply@iwantrest.com.

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Trauma Therapist

Through a grant by PHPDA (Pacific Hospital Preservation and Development Authority), REST seeks to contract a part-time nurse practitioner, mental health therapist, and chemical dependency professional to launch REST’s Integrated Health Clinic in collaboration with REST direct service team to support the healing and empowerment of all participating REST clients. The Integrated Health team will gather weekly for the purpose of consulting with REST direct service team and providing strengths-based coordination directly with clients and their support teams. They will also provide 1:1 or group-based services to participating REST clients. The Integrated Health Clinic is not a stand-alone clinic but works in an integrated manner within and among REST spaces and services so as to provide seamless access to care and consistency of support.

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To apply, email your resume and cover letter to apply@iwantrest.com.

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Residential Overnight Staff

ROLE SUMMARY The Residential Overnight Staff is one of the primary support roles in the REST restorative housing program, which is designed to serve up to six women, age 18-30, who are escaping sexual exploitation or trafficking for commercial sex. Residents can stay in the home for up to one year and receive counseling, wraparound case management, life skills support, education and vocational assistance.

This is an overnight position, (Sun-Fri), which allows for sleep in a private staff room and bathroom. The primary goal of this position is to be a consistent presence in the home after hours, nurturing relationships with the residents in a way that helps them stay engaged and committed to the program as they pursue healing and work toward reaching their self-identified goals. The emphasis of the overnight position is on maintaining safety and stability in the home. This position reports to the Residential Program Supervisor and works closely with the Wraparound Case Manager as part of a team.

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To apply, email your resume and cover letter to apply@iwantrest.com.

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Shelter Support Staff

The REST Emergency Receiving Center (ERC) is a new program at REST and is a critical need for women in the community who are trying to exit the sex trade and reach their personal goals. The plan for the Emergency Receiving Center is to provide drop-in services and 24/7 access to crisis intervention support, with an option for short-term emergency shelter for up to seven women (30-60 days). Women who are accepted to stay at the ERC receive stabilizing support like crisis intervention, case management, referrals for chemical dependency and mental health services, survivor support groups, education, and life skills assistance.

The ERC Shelter Support Staff are often the first point of contact clients make when accessing shelter services with REST, and play a critical role in ensuring services are running smoothly. Central to this position is the ability to develop trusting relationships while maintaining policies and procedures to ensure safe and effective programming. The Shelter Support Staff work with a team to assist guests in accessing services, meeting their needs and living harmoniously in short-term community.

Available shifts: PT - Overnights - Sundays and Fridays 9:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. (total hours of 16) PT - Evenings - Wednesdays and Thursdays 5:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. (total hours of 10)

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To apply, email your resume and cover letter to apply@iwantrest.com.

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If you’re interested in working with REST, please email us at info@iwantrest.com.