Hope for Justice exists to bring an end to modern slavery by preventing exploitation, rescuing victims, restoring lives and reforming society. Around the world, we are growing a movement of abolitionists who believe freedom is worth the fight. Our team works from more than 30 locations across five continents. If you’re looking to make a difference, this is the place for the you.
Hope for Justice is committed to the principles of diversity, equality and inclusion. If you feel that your skills and experience fit one of our roles then we would welcome your application regardless of your background.
Hope for Justice exists to bring an end to modern slavery by preventing exploitation, rescuing victims, restoring lives and reforming society – do you share our passion to live in a world free from slavery?
Hope for Justice is seeking a multilingual Community Engagement Specialist, to be based in the North West, to work with at-risk communities, law enforcement and business to develop an effective community-based approach to address modern day slavery, while developing effective networks and building trust with victims to help them escape their traffickers.
This role requires someone with fluency in English and a second language related to local community groups, including but not limited to; Albanian, Hungarian, Romani, Romanian, Bulgarian, Ukrainian, Polish, Slovak, Russian, Vietnamese, Punjabi or Urdu.
The role will depend on using local and cultural knowledge and language skills to engage effectively with potential victims and with key stakeholders in these communities.
The ideal candidate will have fantastic communication skills and well-developed emotional intelligence. They will be a confident self-starter, able to work unsupervised and with an understanding of the sensitivities and discretion required when working with vulnerable people.
This is an outstanding opportunity for anyone seeking to develop skills in community-based work while making a profound difference to the lives of people trapped in modern slavery.
For more information, please download the Role profile at the bottom of the advert.
Benefits of working at Hope for Justice
Hope for Justice is committed to supporting our staff’s wellbeing and offers competitive salaries and a range of additional benefits to our staff. This includes generous annual leave entitlement, pension scheme contributions, company sick pay, enhanced maternity and paternity pay and access to the Employee Assistance Programme for staff and their family. As well as operating both Flexible and Hybrid working policies for our UK employees.
Salary: Up to £22,880, depending on experience.
Closing date: 29th May 2022, the vacancy may close early as applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis
Location: Lancashire, North West
All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which include criminal records checks, in line with our Global background checks policy. Hope for Justice participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this scheme, as part of the referencing process we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.