Jobs & Volunteer Opportunities

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Use your skills to help end slavery.

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, Ethiopia

Hope for Justice is seeking an exceptional person to lead our work in Ethiopia, including a team of more than 150 people based at multiple sites around the country.

This leadership role requires somebody with the high-level skills necessary to oversee and run our life-changing programmatic work in Ethiopia, impacting the lives of tens of thousands of children, young people and families.

The successful candidate will have significant experience of working in international development or child-focused programmes, and as such will understand and prioritise child safeguarding and the needs of the children we serve at our facilities and in our outreach work.

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

This is a critical role for Hope for Justice – we are looking for a candidate able to make a game-changing impact in the fight against modern slavery and in keeping children safe from exploitation and abuse.

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

Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Closing date: Friday, May 17

Competitive package, negotiable, based on experience

Full time

To apply: Email your covering letter, CV and completed Application Form to

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

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 and the deadline for applications is 17th May 2019.


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

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

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.

None of our jobs or internships a good fit for you?

There are loads more ways you can help end slavery.
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