FAIR Girls Outreach and Prevention Volunteer Opportunities

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Type of Volunteers: There are three (3) types of volunteers with the Outreach and Prevention Team of FAIR Girls: Prevention Advocate, Outreach Advocate and Tabling Support Volunteer.


FAIR Girls offers a variety of trainings, outreach, and prevention education workshops.


Our Human Trafficking 101/ Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) 101 program is intended for any direct service providers, law enforcement, first responders, foster care providers, juvenile justice system staff, faith-based groups, hotel and hospitality organizations, and community members that want to learn more about human trafficking. These trainings take an in depth look at human trafficking, what it is...and what it is not and can range from one hour to a full day.


Tell Your Friends is a four-module, multimedia prevention education curriculum taught in junior high and high school classrooms, after-school programs, youth shelters and group homes. The curriculum both empowers and motivates students with the knowledge, communication skills, and community resources to keep themselves safe from exploitation and trafficking and to become peer educators who will "tell their friends," families, and communities how to do the same. The curriculum is presented in a fun and interactive way that sparks healthy debates and allows vulnerable teens to learn ways to stay safe and where they can get help. FAIR Girls has educated over 3,000 at-risk youth in Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia to stay safe from trafficking.

FAIR Girls partners with local Law Enforcement to conduct street outreach efforts and provide tools and information to individuals in need of support. The Outreach and Prevention Team also conducts outreach at tabling events in the DMV in order to promote the mission and services of FAIR Girls.


Key Responsibilities:

The Outreach and Prevention Volunteers work to educate professionals and youth about human trafficking and the services provided by FAIR Girls. Volunteers will be trained to represent FAIR Girls in a variety of roles and settings.


Volunteer Prevention Advocates are responsible for facilitating Human Trafficking/CSEC 101 trainings. Tell Your Friends trainings can be triggering to some students, advocates will serve as support for staff conducting trainings. Advocates will complete a required 20-hour training conducted by FAIR Girls staff. Advocates will report to the Outreach and Prevention Specialist.


Volunteer Outreach Advocates will accompany local law enforcement on ride-alongs to provide support and referrals to potential survivors. Advocates will hand out materials to potential survivors and provide crisis support for individuals seeking services. Advocates will complete a required 20-hour training conducted by FAIR Girls staff. Advocates will report to the Outreach and Prevention Specialist.

Tabling Support Volunteers are responsible for representing FAIR Girls at various tabling opportunities. Tabling Support Volunteers will receive training on FAIR Girls mission and services in order to appropriately answer questions and provide information to direct service providers, law enforcement, first responders, foster care providers, juvenile justice system staff, faith-based groups, hotel and hospitality organizations, and community members that want to learn more about human trafficking. Volunteers will report to the Outreach and Prevention Specialist.

Support : Training for these positions will be provided. In addition, the Outreach and Prevention Specialist and Director of Programs will be available for questions and assistance.


To apply: Email resume to Shelby Hettenbach, Outreach and Prevention Specialist, shettenbach@fairgirls.org . A completed volunteer onboarding packet is provided before the start of the position.


Thank you for your interest in helping to make a positive impact in the lives of the trafficking survivors we serve!


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About FAIR Girls

Location:

2021 L Street #254 NW, WASHINGTON, DC 20036, US

Mission Statement

FAIR Girls (formerly FAIR Fund) FAIR Girls provides intervention and holistic care to survivors of human trafficking who identify as girls or young women. Through prevention education and policy advocacy, FAIR Girls also works to eradicate human trafficking and create brighter outcomes for survivors in the DMV area. The FAIR Girls home office in Washington, D.C. offers compassionate care to prevent the exploitation of all girls. Ending human trafficking one life at a time through trauma and survivor-informed services, prevention, and advocacy.

Description

Through providing the services of emergency safe housing, crisis intervention, individualized case management, survivor
inclusive advocacy and services, and prevention education, FAIR Girls creates opportunities for survivors of trafficking to
become stable, empowered, healthy young women.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2021 L Street #254 NWWashington, DC 20036

(38.90403,-77.04561)
 

SKILLS

  • Case Work / Management
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Life Coaching
  • Psychology
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • All Outreach and Prevention Volunteers are asked to commit to the organization for a minimum of 1 year due to the investment of trauma-informed training for our volunteers. Prevention Advocates and Tabling Support Volunteers commit to 1 - 3 shifts pe
  • Experience or training in Public Speaking Experience in and passion for working with survivors of trauma, especially gender-based violence including but not limited to: sexual abuse, domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking

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