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Internship/Volunteer Roles

Business Development Champion

PROFILE

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. S/he will be outgoing and extroverted and passionate about people. S/he will need to be able to identify and take advantage of donation opportunities.

The candidate must have a heart for and a commitment to victims of Human Trafficking, be invested in our model of prevention and be able to clearly and passionately articulate the work that LJSA does.

S/he must be able to build meaningful and long-term relationships with people and be willing to work towards financial targets. S/he must be relatively technology savvy and enjoy working on social media. S/he must be well organised, be able to lead a team of volunteers and understand the importance of her/his role to LJSA’s work.

 ROLE

The role includes developing and managing donor relationships with high net worth individuals and corporate donors. It also includes managing a team of volunteers who will work within their own networks using to source fund raising opportunities. Throughout the year we will also have several fundraising events that the candidate will execute.

Donor Relations

  1. Research, identify, and contact prospective donors
  2. Present funding opportunities to potential donors
  3. Conduct ongoing strategic networking with prospective donors
  4. Build and maintain relationships with existing and potential donors
  5. Maintain records of donor information for future use

 

Fundraising Events

  1. Assist in the development of a strong fundraising message that appeals to potential donors
  2. Implement the fundraising strategy for LJSA which might include
    1. Conducting HT awareness talks at schools
    2. Organising opportunities to speak at churches to explain our work, source donors and raise supporters
    3. Coordinate fundraising events eg music events, young adult socials, raffles
  3. Evaluate the success of previous fundraising events
  4. Ensure that all legal reporting requirements are satisfied

Volunteer Management

  1. Identify and source fundraising volunteers through church speaking events
  2. Use LJ ‘event in a box’ to equip volunteers to run their own fundraising events
  3. Manage, equip and inspire volunteers to raise funds

To apply for this role, please email infosa@lovejustice.ngo or apply on the link below. 

Permanent Roles

Trafficking in Persons Monitors

Position: Trafficking in Persons Monitors

Location: Johannesburg and Durban

Position Type:

Johannesburg: Salaried R8 000 – R10 000 per month (depending on work experience), 40 hours a week, excluding contribution to transport.

Durban: Salaried R 59.00 per hour, part time flexible hours, excluding contribution to transport.

Reports to: Site Manager

Primary Duties & Responsibilities: The following are the primary duties of this position:

  1. To monitor for potential victims of trafficking.
  2. To approach and question them using a short questionnaire through which they identify likely trafficking victims
  3. To educate likely victims on trafficking and work with them to determine whether they are being trafficked, using your personal experience to highlight the dangers of trafficking
  4. To conduct in –depth interviews with the potential victims.
  5. To help share the gospel with victims where appropriate

Work Environment & Requirements:

The position is offered on a 3 month probation. During this period the monitor’s performance will be evaluated and the position renewed should the candidate be found suitable for the position.
A daily transport amount will be given to contribute to travel costs. They will be required to work at flexible times.
 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Strong interpersonal skills are required; although question and interview skills will be taught; the monitors will need to identify when people are lying, under duress or drugged and be able to pick up on cultural nuances.
A confident, self-assured person will thrive in this environment
An honest person of integrity is required
The candidate must be passionate about injustice.

Please note: The candidate must be legally documented to work in SA: cannot have an asylum seeker permit or must not have a criminal record.

Closing date for job application: 26 April 2018

Please send your CV with covering letter to infosa@lovejustice.ngo or apply on the link below.

Mobile Trafficking in Persons Monitor

Company: Love Justice South Africa

Love Justice International currently is pursuing Transit Monitoring in 5 countries (Nepal, India, Bangladesh, Thailand and now South Africa.)  This model has been very effective at stopping human trafficking–both by providing a high-impact intervention that stops trafficking while it is occurring.

We aim to identify potential victims and prevent potential victims of trafficking from unknowingly entering a life of abuse and oppression. We are looking for passionate individuals who are called by God to fight the cause of justice and stand up for these victims.

Position Type: Salaried, Full time R8 000 – R11 000 per month (depending on work experience), 40 hours a week, including contribution to transport.

Reports to: Site Expansion Manager

Primary Duties & Responsibilities: The following are the primary duties of this position:

  1. To investigate new potential land monitoring sites where there is a high risk of trafficking in persons.
  2. Spending significant time at potential land monitoring sites to identify key transit hubs/locations where trafficking occurs.
  3. Relationship building with local stakeholders
  4. Completing assessments to ascertain the viability of sites.
  5. Once the viability of a site is established, assistance in setting up a sub-committee.
  6. The ability to do training for sub-committee members.
  7. Following the successful establishment of a subcommittee, the subcommittee will recruit monitors. The mobile monitoring unit must have the ability to conduct training for the monitors and assist with monitoring on a limited time bases.
  8. Regular follow up with subcommittees and monitors in the pilot phase (First 3 months of the project).
  9. When in Johannesburg:
  1. Helping with projects in the office;
  2. Being an ambassador at LJ events and assisting where needed.

Work Environment & Requirements:

The position is offered on a 3 month probation. During this period the mobile monitor’s performance will be evaluated and the position renewed should the candidate be found suitable for the position.
The monitors will be required to often travel within South Africa and be comfortable living away from home for a significant periods of time. The anticipated travel time will be 80% of working hours.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  1. Strong interpersonal skills are required; although question and interview skills will be taught; the mobile monitors will need to identify identify potential victims, under duress or drugged and be able to pick up on cultural nuances.
  2. In addition the person needs to be able to communicate with a number of different stakeholders on the ground.
  3. They must have the ability and willingness to travel and spend a lot of time away from home and the ability to adapt to new situations and environments.
  4. They must also have the ability to analyse, make judgement calls on situations, must be a problem solver and innovator.
  5. Must have a strong command of the english language (both spoken and written)  and excellent report writing skills. Speaking multiple languages would be very advantageous.
  6. A confident, self-assured person will thrive in this environment
  7. A honest person of uncompromising integrity is required
  8. The candidate must be passionate about injustice.

Additional Requirements:

  1. A valid Driver’s Licence
  2. A Matric Certificate
  3. Willingness to undergo vetting (background checks)
  4. An understanding of the intrinsic dangers and challenges present in anti-trafficking work

Please note: The candidate must be legally documented to work in SA: cannot have an asylum seeker permit or must not have a criminal record as each potential monitor will be vetted due to the nature of our work and the environment in which we work in.

Location: Johannesburg Base

Please send your CV with covering letter to infosa@lovejustice.ngo

Contact Us

Email: infosa@lovejustice.ngo

Contact Number: +27 65 843 1668

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