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At Polaris our staff members have the opportunity to make a daily impact towards ending human trafficking. Please take note that any individual seeking employment at Polaris must successfully complete a criminal background check and be in agreement with Polaris's values. If you have any questions, please email hr@polarisproject.org.

Data Analyst

Polaris seeks a Data Analyst who will use qualitative and quantitative methods to analyze diverse data sets and create actionable recommendations that inform eradication strategies.

Communications Specialist

Polaris Project is seeking a Communications Specialist for its Strategic Initiative to End Trafficking in Illicit Massage businesses. This position will support work to shift narratives and affect systemic change. Working to disrupt an embedded system that profits on illicit activity means that the team needs to constantly learn, adjust, and grow. This position will be ideal for someone who enjoys proposing and implementing creative approaches to complex problems.

 

Community Engagement Specialist

Polaris Project is seeking a Community Engagement Specialist for its Strategic Initiative to End Trafficking in Illicit Massage businesses. As the Initiative begins to shift the national narrative around this issue more community groups are beginning to reach out for information, resources, and training, and more networks need to be mobilized and equipped to contribute to ending trafficking through their professional capacities. This position will be responsible for meeting these needs and anticipating how the Initiative can continue to mobilize, educate, and improve a general understanding around this type of trafficking and the survivor experience.  

 

Legal and Policy Research (Contract)

Polaris seeks a candidate to conduct research into existing city, county and state laws to assist the policy work of the End Trafficking in Illicit Massage Businesses Initiative. The Initiative is one of Polaris’ disruption campaigns designed to attack the systems in place that enable human trafficking and cause disruption at the systemic level so as to create sustainable, lasting change. Traffickers use loopholes in existing laws for massage businesses and practitioners to exploit women and profit from illicit activity. Policy research will focus on California, where nearly one third of known illicit massage businesses are located, but will include jurisdictions throughout the country.

 

Legal Research (Contract)

Polaris seeks a candidate to conduct legal research into existing county, state, and national statutes, laws, and precedence to create a broad portfolio that the End Trafficking in Illicit Massage Business Initiative team members and partner jurisdictions can draw upon as part of its work to disrupt the systems in place that enable human trafficking and to create sustainable, lasting change.

Translation, Mandarin and Korean (Contract)

Polaris seeks two candidates to provide translation for various media resources for the End Trafficking in Illicit Massage Businesses Initiative. The majority of victims trafficked within Illicit Massage Businesses are women from China and South Korea. In 2017, Polaris will seek to enhance the amount of culturally and linguistically appropriate resources available to potential victims of trafficking in illicit massage businesses. Translations should be with simplified characters (accessible by those with limited education) and with a sensitivity to the audience and subject matter. Based on performance contract may be extended or amended to meet additional translation needs.