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

Independent Modern Slavery Advocates (Manchester, UK)

Hope for Justice is seeking experienced and enthusiastic professionals who are able to work directly with survivors, offering legal advocacy and specialist support and advice.

Could you join our team of Independent Modern Slavery Advocates, helping people who have been victims of modern slavery to understand and access their entitlements to welfare and housing benefits, conducting needs-led assessments, and signposting them to relevant services?

The successful candidates will have worked previously with vulnerable adults in an advisory capacity, and have excellent knowledge of welfare benefits law and the laws relating to modern slavery. They must also have demonstrable core legal skills including research, advocacy, negotiation, drafting and interviewing. A full list of required skills, competencies, duties and responsibilities is available in the Role Profile, below.

These full-time positions will be based at Hope for Justice Head Office in central Manchester.

Location: Manchester, UK

Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package

Full-time

Closing date: Tuesday, November 19th, 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

Business Development Manager, Slave-Free Alliance

If you have at least three years experience in a commercial sales environment together with exceptional skills of relationship-building and persuasion, you could help spearhead Hope for Justice’s Slave-Free Alliance initiative. You will be responsible for building the membership base among the business community, assisting with a key strand of Hope for Justice’s mission: reforming society. Helping businesses to protect their supply chains from modern slavery will help to cut off a key source of income for human traffickers.

You will be highly motivated with a successful track record in managing clients and prospective clients, alongside a number of other requirements and skills as detailed in full in the Role Profile.

Location: Manchester, UK (Negotiable)

Salary: Competitive and negotiable based on experience

Full-time

Closing Date: Friday, 22nd November    (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

Community Engagement Specialist, UK

Hope for Justice is seeking a multilingual Community Engagement Specialist, to be based at our West Yorkshire Hub, 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.

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.

More detail about the requirements of this role can be found in the Role Profile, below.

Location: West Yorkshire, UK

Salary: Competitive and negotiable based on experience

Full time

Closing Date: Friday, 29th November 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

Business Systems Analyst

An opportunity has arisen for a talented and technically literate individual to join the Hope for Justice team at our head office in Manchester, UK. We are looking for a Business Systems Analyst to provide technology support in the UK, as well as developing a strategy for introducing and developing business systems at our locations across the globe. The successful candidate will be responsible for continually improving and developing the applications, systems and software we use, as well as developing new and more efficient methods of working.

The ideal candidate will be someone who is passionate about learning and keeping up-to-date with the latest technology. This role will involve you taking ownership of the day-to-day relationships with our IT service provider and suppliers of the business applications used across the organisation. Your strong communication skills will place you in good stead for providing support across the Hope for Justice network, working as part of a team that is dedicated to ending modern-day slavery.

You will be approachable and capable of training new users so they are equipped for their roles – enabling the entire organisation to be effective in achieving its shared aim: to live in a world free from slavery.

A full list of duties and responsibilities can be found in the Role Profile by clicking below.

Location: Manchester, UK

Salary: Negotiable, based on experience

Full-time 

Closing date: Friday, November 22nd

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

Head of Programme Operations

Hope for Justice is recruiting for a new and critical role at the heart of our anti-trafficking work globally: Head of Programme Operations.

The Head of Programme Operations will directly manage our Country Directors, our monitoring and evaluation function, and the direction and strategy of our frontline UK work (including investigations, advocacy, legal, survivor support and training). They will be responsible for ensuring that Programme objectives for our beneficiaries are achieved.

They will also oversee the development of brand new programmes, by scoping and evaluating opportunities and making recommendations based on outcomes and need, in line with our four programme workstreams: preventing exploitation, rescuing victims, restoring lives and reforming society.

They will help to establish, maintain and develop our relationships with governments, relevant authorities and other NGOs, representing Hope for Justice at the highest levels. Good communication skills are therefore essential.

The successful candidate will have at least seven years’ experience of directing operations and programmes at a senior level, in a related area, with an International NGO or public sector organisation and a successful track record of leading and managing multi-disciplinary teams in an international context. They will also have experience of managing complex projects and budgets.

This will be a demanding but intensely rewarding role, based in Manchester (with some international travel required), helping shape the future of a fast-growing charity that is actively fighting modern slavery across four continents. Join Hope for Justice and be part of setting the direction for our organisation and our movement for years to come.

A full list of duties and responsibilities can be found in the Role Profile by clicking below.

Location: Manchester, UK

Salary: Negotiable, based on experience

Full-time 

Closing date: Friday, November 22nd

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

HR Adviser

We are seeking an HR Adviser to support Hope for Justice with all aspects of human resources, employee relations and personal development.

The HR Adviser will assist with recruitment, sickness, performance management, grievance and disciplinary procedures and all other core HR issues across the charity, offering support to the Chief of Staff and having responsibility for managing the dedicated HR email accounts.

We are looking for someone with at least CIPD Level 5 (Certificate), a solid understanding of relevant legislation and compliance issues, and the ability to multi-task, communicate effectively and hit deadlines.

The HR Adviser will be a vital part of #TeamHopeforJustice based at our busy Manchester Head Office, helping ensure the smooth operational function of the charity during an exciting period of rapid growth and expansion.

A full list of duties and responsibilities can be found in the Role Profile by clicking below.

Location: Manchester, UK

Salary: Negotiable, based on experience

Part-time (22.5 hours a week)

Closing date: Thursday, November 14th

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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