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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 Government Relations

Polaris is hiring a Director of Government Relations to lead the organization’s government relations and public policy 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 Government Relations and Public Policy team to meet the organization’s long term goals, and their strategy for the GRPP function.

Employee Engagement Coordinator

Polaris seeks a high-performing Employee Engagement Coordinator to work under the direction of the Director of Human Resources. The Employee Engagement Coordinator will work collaboratively on a variety of culture and people related initiatives aimed at creating an environment where our people can do their best work. The primary responsibilities of this role will be to support the employee engagement, talent, benefit, and operational initiatives of the HR team. Incumbent must be self-motivated and excited about the opportunity to learn multi-faceted HR functions within a growing, fast-paced organization.