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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.

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.

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.

Communications Specialist

The Communications Specialist will work as part of a team to support the crafting and implementation of communications strategies and tactics for Polaris. The goal of this role is to expand the organization’s ability to use traditional earned and social media to raise awareness about human trafficking and about Polaris’s work among key populations, raise wider awareness with the general population about the National Human Trafficking Hotline, support policy and advocacy agendas, and add value to campaigns and programmatic work throughout the organization. This position will also play a key role in tracking metrics including earned media reach and in helping to build out systems for the media outreach function.

Director of Public Policy and Strategic Advocacy

Polaris is hiring a Director of Public Policy and Strategic Advocacy to lead the organization’s public policy and government relations strategy and department.  The Director will develop and execute comprehensive policy strategies to achieve the organization’s goals on combating human trafficking.In partnership with the Executive team, Senior Leadership Team, program staff and key partners and coalitions, the Director is responsible for co-developing and representing Polaris’ positions on relevant legislation, appropriations and policies directly with national government policymakers (legislative and executive branch) and where strategic, local policymakers and elected officials.  The Director will have the opportunity to structure and build the Public Policy and Strategic Advocacy team to meet the organization’s long-term goals, and their strategy for the PPSA function.

Strategic Initiatives Director - Sex Trafficking

Polaris is hiring a new Strategic Initiatives Director with a focus on sex trafficking in the US to join the leadership of the Program team.  The new SI Director will join the SI Director on labor trafficking, and the SI Director on financial systems to oversee high quality program implementation and provide day to day management of program staff.   Together, the three SI Directors spearhead efforts to disrupt human trafficking in the United States and Mexico by transforming systems that enable trafficking to occur, close loopholes that are exploited by traffickers, and increase consequences for trafficking behavior.