Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Program Assistant - Safe Horizon's Anti-Trafficking Program

From Idealist:

Safe Horizon’s Anti-Trafficking Program (ATP) maintains a two-tiered approach to fighting the epidemic of human trafficking. First, we provide intensive case management and legal services to holistically meet the needs of trafficked persons. While recognizing that client services alone will not turn the tide on human trafficking, our Anti-Trafficking Program also offers a range of services including education, technical assistance, training and advocacy to foster systemic change.
• This is a 60% of full time employment position: 9 - 5; Monday, Wednesday, Friday; with the possibility of becoming 100% full time. At least a one year commitment required.
Essential Job Functions:
• Provide backstopping for entire ATP team (staff of eight).
• Administer and reconcile petty cash and gift cards for clients.
• Undertake and complete research assignments as requested.
• Assist Intensive Case Managers by locating and coordinating services with external partners to provide a continuum of care for clients.
• Provide logistical support for ATP events including scheduling, registration management and printing materials for meetings, outreach activities, presentations, trainings and conferences.
• Compile and enter data for monthly funder reports and databases.
• Maintain office environment through ordering, stocking and keeping records on office supplies and other purchase orders.
• Liaise with Safe Horizon Training Department and assist with management of the Conference Center.
• Active participation in weekly staff meetings with a small and dynamic team.
• Participate in professional development activities and attend events relevant to human trafficking.
• Complete additional tasks as required by the Anti-Trafficking Program.
Additional Qualifications:
• High school diploma required; BA/BS and interest in the field of human trafficking desirable.
• Excellent and effective writing, organization and communication skills required.
• Exceptional attention to detail and highly organized.
• Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks.
• Computer skills. Experience with Access helpful.
• Second language highly desirable. Spanish a plus; Russian, Korean, French or Chinese helpful.

• Problem-solver and self-starter; able to meet deadlines; able to identify and report problems with completing assigned tasks; willing to ask for help when needed.

How to Apply:
Please email resume and letter of interest to Jennifer Dreher, Senior Director, Anti-Trafficking Program at:
Please include “Program Assistant” in the subject title. The letter of interest should address your interest in human trafficking issues and how you meet the job functions and KSAs. Resumes without a letter of interest will not be considered.

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