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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.

Grant Writer

The Grant Writer plays a critical role in managing Polaris’s significant foundation and government grants portfolio, prospecting new opportunities for institutional support, and securing the resources necessary advance Polaris’s mission. The Grant Writer will primarily support foundation and government fundraising efforts across all program areas and will serve as a key member of a development team to deepen and expand relationships with a variety of donors who support our mission.

The Grant Writer will report to the Director of Foundation Relations.

Anti-Trafficking Hotline Advocate (Part-time)

The Anti-Trafficking Hotline Advocate is primarily responsible for responding to all signals (call, text, chat, online tips, and email) on the National Hotline and conducting case follow-up. This primary task occupies 75-100% of the Anti-Trafficking Hotline Advocate’s work day. This is a part-time position.

Data Quality Associate (Part-time)

Working with the Data Analysis Program (DAP), the Data Quality Associate will review current and past hotline case notes for particular markers, classify the information based on provided guidelines and enter the information accurately into a Salesforce database. This primary task will occupy 90-100% of the Data Quality Associate’s time. The ideal candidate will have excellent attention to detail, proven aptitude at using databases, ability to work independently, and be able to appropriately handle highly sensitive, confidential information. Effective and efficient completion of this work contributes to a variety of data products released by Polaris including the Typology of Modern Slavery, the Counter Trafficking Data Collaborative, each annual statistics release, and more. This work also contributes to our ability to elevate the stories of survivors in a way that can truly ignite change to help Polaris and the rest of the anti-trafficking movement press forward toward eradication.

Director of Foundation Relations

Polaris seeks a Director of Foundation Relations to join a nine person development team charged with building organization’s financial support base from a wide range of funding sources including foundations, government, corporate, individual and earned revenue sources. The Director of Foundation Relations devises, leads and implements a comprehensive foundation and government funding strategy. In addition to being the lead architect of the foundation strategy, she/he develops solicitation and reporting materials, oversees engagement and communication with institutional funders and personally manages a portfolio of high value foundation and government donors and prospects.  In doing so, the Director of Foundation Relations works closely with staff on the program, finance and the Executive Team. Current institutional funders include the Kellogg, Walmart and NoVo foundations and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The total foundation and government portfolio represents approximately $6m.

Accounting Assistant (FT)

Polaris is seeking an Accounting Assistant on a part time basis who will assist with various aspects of the preparation and production of accounting and financial reports, as well as other operations related duties and/or responsibilities.

The successful candidate must excel in a fast-paced and evolving environment that values innovation, efficiency, collaboration, service, and risk-taking. He/she will be a creative and strategic thinker who can quickly find solutions for challenges, effectively communicate with stakeholders and serve as a technical resource.

Anti-Trafficking Hotline Advocate (Full-time)

The Anti-Trafficking Hotline Advocate is primarily responsible for responding to all signals (call, text, chat, online tips, and email) on the National Hotline and conducting case follow-up. This primary task occupies 75-100% of the Anti-Trafficking Hotline Advocate’s work day. This is a full time position (working 40 hours a week), with full benefits.