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.
We are looking for a Street Outreach Specialist to join our Nashville team. The ideal candidate will be a thoughtful, detail-oriented team player looking to help build partnerships with key stakeholders who serve vulnerable populations. This person will be responsible for working with these organizations and other NGOs to strategize outreach models. This person will also be actively engaging with vulnerable communities on sight and should be comfortable with the areas where vulnerable populations may live or work.
This role will provide you with the unique opportunity to network, conduct outreach and work with a global communications team. More importantly, your work will help provide knowledge to the general public as we work towards ending modern slavery.
We are so excited for the growth coming in Tennessee! Hope for Justice offers a flexible working environment with a leadership team that focuses on the work/life balance and mental health of their employees. If you are looking for a rewarding and challenging opportunity, than Hope for Justice may be the place for you!
For more information, please download the role profile at the bottom of the advert.
· Proactively seek out and build networking opportunities with other stakeholders combatting labor and sex trafficking, or where potential victims may access support services
· Work effectively in partnership with key stakeholders, to include key community leaders, faith-based organisations, law enforcement, business leaders and other non-profits who serve vulnerable populations
· Work alongside these organizations and other NGOs to strategize outreach models and to identify survivors within their communities.
· Develop a community-based prevention model with high-risk communities
· Use local and cultural knowledge and language skills to identify and build relationship and trust with community networks and potential victims of trafficking
· Conduct street outreach events within vulnerable communities.
· Conduct risk assessments and work with support providers to address the immediate safety needs of potential victims
· Inform victims of appropriate forms of support available and assist them to access support and services
· Work at all times in accordance with policies and procedures and the wider strategy, culture and ethos of Hope for Justice.
· Work flexible hours as required
· Undertake any other reasonable duties
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:
Medical, dental and vison benefits with employer contributions
Supplemental life insurance
Hybrid and Flexible working environments
4 weeks paid vacation (prorated based on start date)
11 paid holidays
8 accrued sick days
Paid maternity and paternity leave
401(k) with employer match
Professional development opportunities
Employee Assistance Program for staff and their family.
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Salary: Up to $55,000 depending on experience
Closing date: November 30th, 2023, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis
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.