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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.

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.

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.

Director of Learning, Innovation, and Data Systems (LIDS)

Polaris is hiring a Learning, Innovation and Data Systems (LIDS) Director to join the leadership of the Program team and serve on the Senior Leadership Team of the organization.  This position will lead the newly formed Learning, Innovation, and Data Systems team which serves as a data analysis and learning hub for Polaris and the broader anti-trafficking field.  The LIDS Director will lead a team that performs three key functions in the organization: 1) the team analyzes information from the U.S. National Human Trafficking Hotline and other key data sources to create the largest human trafficking dataset in the United States and shares this critical information with the anti-trafficking field to facilitate a data-driven understanding of the evolving crime, 2) the team conducts qualitative and quantitative research to better understand emerging areas and to ensure survivors’ perspectives and voices are integrated into the field’s understanding, and 3) the team is responsible for developing learning and impact systems to help Polaris track and better understand our impact.  

Training Manager, National Human Trafficking Hotline

The Training Manager will be an experienced trainer with demonstrated competence and skill in the creation, maintenance, and delivery of high quality training, continuing education, adult learning styles and techniques and professional development to support a 24 - hour operation in a complex, trauma-informed environment.  

The ideal candidate will excel in a fast-paced and evolving environment that values innovation, efficiency, collaboration, and exceptionally high quality service. Most importantly, this person will be passionate about fighting human trafficking and will have the demonstrated ability of working with and supporting survivors of trafficking and/or other forms of trauma.  This team member will report to the Associate Director of the National Human Trafficking Hotline.