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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 20 locations across four continents. If you’re looking to make a difference, this is the place for the you.

Country Director, Cambodia

We are seeking an exceptional person to lead our work in Cambodia, based in the capital Phnom Penh and overseeing a team based at multiple sites in that city and around the county.

What you will be doing

This is one of the most senior roles in our organisation, requiring someone with highly developed skills and extensive experience appropriate to run a variety of projects that are changing the lives of incredibly vulnerable people who have been subjected to some of the worst crimes imaginable.

The successful candidate will have significant experience in international development or child-focused roles, and will place high priority on child safeguarding and protection, both at the sites we run ourselves and in outreach.

The role also requires engagement at the highest levels with government and law enforcement officials, other international NGOs and donor organisations, ensuring that Hope for Justice is always represented in a way that is true to our vision, mission and values.

The holder of this role is responsible for in-country fundraising, as well as strategic planning, business planning, designated proposal writing and budgeting in support of the programme operations, in coordination with our UK Head Office and International Executive team.

The Country Director for Cambodia, supported by the in-country Programme Director, oversees the recruitment, training and development of our professional staff (social workers, teachers, counsellors, finance specialists and others) and support staff (cooks, cleaners, house mothers and others). They will also be responsible for our financial, administrative and monitoring and evaluation activities in Cambodia, to ensure projects meet targets and outcomes within budget, and that reports are delivered on time.

The holder of this role also sits on the charity’s Senior Management Team, able to input into the strategic direction and plans of the organisation.

Our projects in Cambodia are well-established and well-respected by the Cambodian Government and internationally.

The Country Director for Cambodia will also have a key role in expanding our programmes in neighbouring Vietnam.

We see this as a vital role in growing their impact even further, helping even more survivors of trafficking to begin new lives in freedom and protecting other young people from ever having to experience those dark days.

The full list of duties, key result areas, qualifications and skills requirements are in the Role Profile, below.

What we’re looking for

There are a number of qualities you’ll need to succeed in this role, but below are the ones most important to us:

-Leadership skills
-Strong work ethic
-A genuine passion for our cause
-Creative problem solving
-Emotional intelligence
-Collaboration
-Project management
-Administration
-Technical writing
-Data analysis

What we can offer you

Hope for Justice is a people first organisation – we recruit talented individuals who can bring hope and freedom to the people we serve and we treat them brilliantly in return. When you join our organisation then in addition to the potential for immense job satisfaction you will enjoy the following benefits:

-Competitive salary + negotiable benefits package
-Pension scheme
-Generous annual leave arrangements
-Exceptionally positive and supportive work culture
-Annual salary reviews
-L&D opportunities

If the above has inspired you and you have the skills and experience we’re looking for then we’d love to hear from you.

Location: Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Contract: Full time

Competitive salary + package according to experience

Close date: Friday, 23rd August

Initial interviews: Friday, 30th August

Note: Early applications are welcomed, as preliminary interviews may be conducted throughout the process

To apply: Email your covering letter, CV and completed Application Form to applications.uk@hopeforjustice.org

Executive Assistant to CEO

We are seeking a highly organised, proficient, confident and meticulous person to fulfil the vital role of Executive Assistant to the CEO.

As well as managing the CEO’s diary, meetings, correspondence and travel, the Executive Assistant will have many other important duties. These include undertaking secretariat duties for the Board and Committees, taking minutes and recording and monitoring agreed actions, and liaising with the Company Secretary. The role involves briefing the CEO, including recommending decisions or solutions where appropriate, and representing the CEO to external organisations.

This is a senior role within Hope for Justice and as such it requires at least seven years’ experience in a similar role reporting directly to senior management, plus sound experience of establishing positive and productive relationships at senior level and having the tact and diplomacy to ensure these relationships are maintained effectively. Desirable experience would include overseeing budgets and expenses, and of developing internal processes and systems.

At a time of rapid growth for Hope for Justice and expansion of our programmes, the smooth and effective functioning of the CEO’s office is absolutely key.

You will be a crucial part of the team at our Head Office in Manchester, which is a rewarding and people-focused environment. Some travel with the CEO will also be expected.

A full list of duties, requirements and key result areas can be found in the Role Profile, below.

Location: Manchester, UK

Salary: Competitive salary + package according to experience

Full-time 

Closing date: Friday, August 30th 2019

Interviews: Tuesday, September 3rd 2019

Note: Early applications are welcomed, as preliminary interviews may be conducted throughout the process

To apply: Email your covering letter, CV and completed Application Form to applications.uk@hopeforjustice.org

Administrator (Norway)

Hope for Justice is a global charity founded in 2008, working across four continents and eight countries to bring an end to modern slavery by preventing exploitation, rescuing victims, restoring lives and reforming society. The office in Norway was established in 2015.

What you will be doing

The main purpose of this role is to provide administrative support for the two locations in Norway: Stavanger and Oslo. The work is a combination of ongoing tasks and projects related to events or similar. You will get to recruit and coordinate a team of volunteers to further support the operational and partnership branches of Hope for Justice.

You will be responsible for:

-Leading a team of volunteers to support our work
-Supporter relations and support for ongoing fundraisers
-Ensuring that the offices have all the necessary tools for achieving their aims
-Supporting the Norway Director with producing reports and briefing papers
-Managing monthly reports and due diligence reports
-Managing office communication through phone and emails, including translations between Norwegian and English

Alongside this, you will be a key member of the Hope for Justice team and should be able to provide input on operations and plans for the organisation.

What we’re looking for

There are a number of qualities you will need to succeed in this role, and below are the ones most important to us:

-Strong work ethic
-A genuine passion for our cause
-Self development
-Verbal and written communication skills in both Norwegian and English
-Relationship management
-Time management skills and ability to work under pressure

What we can offer you

Hope for Justice is a people first organisation – we recruit talented individuals who can bring hope and freedom to the people we serve, and we treat them brilliantly in return. When you join our organisation, then in addition to the potential for immense job satisfaction, you will enjoy the following benefits:

-Exceptionally positive and supportive work culture
-Competitive salary
-Pension scheme
-Flexible annual leave arrangements
-Flexible working hours
-Learning and development (L&D) opportunities

If the above has inspired you and you have the skills and experience we are looking for, then we would love to hear from you.

Location: Stavanger, Norway

Contract: Permanent, part time (60%)

Closing Date: Thursday, August 22nd

Interviews: Tuesday, August 27th

To apply, email your covering letter, CV and completed Application Form to applications.no@hopeforjustice.org


Administrator

Om Hope for Justice

Hope for Justice er en internasjonal, ideell organisasjon med arbeid i åtte land, fordelt på fire kontinenter. Den ble startet i 2008 for å gjøre slutt på moderne slaveri gjennom å forebygge utnyttelse, redde ofre, rehabilitere liv og reformere samfunn. Avdelingen i Norge ble startet i 2015.

Hva kommer du til å gjøre?

Hovedoppgaven for denne rollen er å bistå med administrativt arbeid for de to norske avdelingene i Norge: Stavanger og Oslo. Arbeidet vil variere mellom faste månedlige oppdrag og prosjekter relatert til arrangementer og lignende. Du vil få muligheten til å rekruttere og koordinere et team av frivillige som støtter det operative og det inntektsskapende arbeidet til Hope for Justice.

Du vil være ansvarlig for:

-Lede team av frivillige som bidrar inn i arbeidet vårt
-Oppfølging til givere og støtte til pågående innsamlingsarbeid
-Sikre at kontorene har de nødvendige verktøyene, inklusiv opplæring, for å nå sine mål
-Støtte daglig leder med å produsere rapporter og briefing-dokumenter
-Utføre faste månedlige oppgaver og sikre gode rutiner for internkontroll
-Offisiell kommunikasjon gjennom telefon og e-post, inkludert oversettelsesarbeid mellom norsk og engelsk

Du vil være en nøkkelperson for Hope for Justice-teamet, og du vil få anledning til å komme med innspill i planleggingsarbeid og påvirke utviklingen av organisasjonen.

Hva ser vi etter?

Det er flere egenskaper du trenger for å lykkes i denne rollen, og under finner du de som vi mener er viktigst:

-God arbeidsmoral
-Et stort engasjement for formålet vårt
-Lærevillig og åpen for forandring
-Flytende i norsk og engelsk, og god muntlig og skriftlig kommunikasjonsevne i begge språk
-Relasjonell og evne til å lede andre
-Evne til å prioritere arbeidsoppgaver og til å jobbe under tidsfrister

Hva kan vi tilby deg?

Hos Hope for Justice setter vi folk først – vi rekrutterer talentfulle individer som kan gi håp og frihet til menneskene vi jobber for å nå, og til gjengjeld søker vi å gi dem en utrolig god opplevelse av å være en del av teamet. Når du blir en del av vår organisasjon kan du, i tillegg til å oppleve tilfredshet med en meningsfull jobb, forvente følgende:

-Eksepsjonell positiv og støttende arbeidskultur
-Konkurransedyktig lønn
-Innskuddspensjonssparing
-Fleksibelt ferieuttak
-Gode muligheter for tilrettelegging av arbeidstid
-Muligheter for læring og faglig utvikling

Dersom beskrivelsen over har inspirert deg og du har egenskapene vi søker, vil vi gjerne høre fra deg. 

Sted: Stavanger

Varighet: Fast stilling, deltid (60%)

Søknadsfrist: 22nd August

Tidspunkt for intervju: 27th August

For å søke, send søknad, CV og utfylt søknadsskjema til applications.no@hopeforjustice.org

Donor Engagement Coordinator

Hope for Justice is seeking a highly self-motivated and passionate person to join our growing US team as Donor Engagement Coordinator.

Could you steward our donors and people making enquiries in a way that fosters long-term loyalty and improves donor retention? Simply put, can you help people feel part of the Hope for Justice family?

Your responsibilities will include recording donations, handling phone and email enquiries, communicating with supporters, assisting with managing our volunteers and our fundraising campaigns, support with travel planning and banking, and ensuring the overall smooth running of the US office.

The Donor Engagement Coordinator will also have a vital role in developing a successful, replicable strategy for contacting lapsed donors and in increasing engagement via events and campaigns by strengthening relationships with existing and new donors.

If you are a dynamic and adaptable person who wants to help fight human trafficking as part of a highly committed and enthusiastic team, we want to hear from you!

Location: Nashville, TN

Full-time (Part-time equivalent to 4 days also considered)

Competitive salary + package according to experience

Closing Date: Friday August 23rd

Interviews: Tuesday August 27th and Wednesday August 28th

To apply: email you resume, cover letter and completed application form to applications.us@hopeforjustice.org

Head of Church Partnerships

Hope for Justice is seeking an exceptional candidate as Head of Church Partnerships. This senior role, which has been newly created, is an opportunity for an experienced, confident leader who is passionate about justice issues to make their mark on the anti-slavery movement and our organisation. You will develop and implement an effective strategy to nurture, grow and advance our important partnerships with UK churches.

The Head of Church Partnerships will also be responsible for creating, inspiring and managing a team of remotely-based staff who will engage directly with partner churches and potential partners.

Churches are an important part of the anti-slavery movement, and many choose to fund the work of Hope for Justice to achieve this aim. The Head of Church Partnerships will help maximise donations from churches and the number of GUARDIANS, Hope for Justice’s community of regular givers, from church congregations.

You will need to be an enthusiastic gatherer and motivator of people, someone who feels just as at-home when speaking to an audience as when they are writing a budget report or strategy document.

You will be a crucial part of the team at our Head Office in Manchester, which is a highly rewarding, positive and people-focused environment.

Location: Manchester, UK

Contract: Full time

Competitive salary + package according to experience

Close date: 13th September, 2019

Interviews: 18th September, 2019

Note: Early applications are welcomed, as preliminary interviews may be conducted throughout the process

To apply: Email your covering letter, CV and completed Application Form to applications.uk@hopeforjustice.org

Volunteer Opportunities

Help fight slavery in your spare time.

Hope for Justice is a professional organisation that sits at the heart of a wider movement determined to keep on fighting for a world free from slavery. We love it when volunteers decide to put their free time and their skills towards this cause. Here are some of the ways volunteers can help. 

Volunteering Opportunities in our Manchester, UK Office

We need help from volunteers in our Partnerships / Fundraising department and the Chief Executive’s office at our UK head office in Manchester – can you give time to this vital and worthwhile cause?

If you think your skills meet our needs, we would love to hear from you.

To apply for any of these roles, send your CV, covering letter and completed application form to applications.uk@hopeforjustice.org

Please indicate when you are available to start in your covering letter. Applicants must be at least 18 years old.

 

Trusts and Foundations Volunteers

Hope for Justice is recruiting volunteers to assist in researching and identifying grant opportunities and writing bids to grant-making foundations to help fund our life-changing projects around the world. We are looking for volunteers with excellent written English and research skills, who are passionate about ending slavery and at least 18 years of age. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is interested in fundraising to support Hope for Justice’s ambitious programmes and to gain exposure to our international work and various aspects of funding including charitable trusts, corporate partnerships and institutional donors.

The volunteers will provide support with the following:
-Research funding opportunities
-Support with bid preparation and bid writing
-Communication with donors including acknowledgement letters and reports
-Fundraising Database Management

These volunteering roles are based at our Head Office in Manchester.

 

Advocacy Team Volunteers

Hope for Justice is looking for volunteers to assist the Advocacy Team. Volunteers will have the opportunity to work alongside our team of Modern Slavery Advocates, supporting survivors to access the legal advice and support they require to move forward with their lives. Volunteers will assist the team with a variety of tasks, from research and letter drafting to setting up support for survivors. We are ideally looking for volunteers who have a law or social work degree and are passionate about ending modern slavery. Volunteers will be based at our head office in Manchester and would need to be able to commit to a minimum of one day a week for a period of six to twelve months.

 

Graphic Design Volunteers

Hope for Justice is looking for volunteers with graphic design skills to assist our busy global Communications team, based in Manchester. Volunteers will have knowledge of and experience with software such as Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, XD and related programmes. Alternatively, knowledge of video editing and software such as Premiere Pro would be another way to put your skills to use to help our mission.

 

Event Volunteers

Hope for Justice is looking for volunteers to assist the Events Coordinator in the Manchester office to help organise our annual Freedom Dinner, and Hope Conference. We are looking for volunteers who are friendly, who excel in organisation and are passionate about ending slavery. Responsibilities will consist of researching potential event venues and suppliers, assist with inviting supporters, preparing event materials and event day assistance at occasional events within the Hope for Justice calendar.

 

Supporter Relations Volunteers

Hope for Justice is looking for volunteers to assist the Supporter Relations Coordinator in the Manchester office in our supporter care programme, keeping them engaged in the movement. We are looking for volunteers who are friendly, excel in communication and organisational skills and are passionate about ending slavery. Volunteers will help by speaking to supporters on the phone, preparing and managing the administration of fundraising initiatives and processing supporter donations.

 

Volunteer Administrative Assistants

There are volunteer opportunities in the Hope for Justice office, helping with general office management, assisting in the preparation of briefings and research, and helping the team stay up-to-date. You must have good IT skills, attention to detail and a passion for the mission of Hope for Justice.

 

To apply for any of these UK roles, send your CV, covering letter and completed application form to applications.uk@hopeforjustice.org

Volunteer Opportunities in our Nashville, TN Office

Could you volunteer with Hope for Justice and put your skills and enthusiasm to practical use in the fight against human trafficking and modern slavery? Some of our volunteer opportunities are listed below.

To apply to volunteer, send your resume, cover letter and completed application form to applications.us@hopeforjustice.org

Please indicate when you are available to start in your cover letter and how many hours you would feel able to help.Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age.

 

Church Partnerships Volunteers

Do you want to…

• Meet new people and make new friends?
• Raise awareness of the issue of human trafficking and make a valuable contribution to ending it?
• Be part of a friendly and professional team?
• Develop your skills?

If your answer is yes and you can spare just a few hours a week to assist Hope for Justice’s anti-trafficking work in a very practical way, we would love to hear from you.

 

Trusts and Foundation Volunteers

Want to help research and identify grant opportunities to help fund our work to end human trafficking? We are looking for people with excellent written English and research skills, and who are passionate about the cause. This could involve remote working, or being based at our Nashville, TN office. Applicants with prior knowledge of the facts about human trafficking would be especially well-suited for this role.

 

Donor Support Volunteers

Volunteer could also help by assisting with day-to-day donor relations duties in the Nashville, TN office. This could be anything from answering phone calls and reaching out to donors, to preparing fundraising initiatives and helping with events, and more. We are looking for volunteers who excel in communication and organizational skills and are strong team players. You must be willing to help out with various tasks and projects as needed.

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