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HOPE, Inc.

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Housing Opportunities Project for Excellence, Inc. (HOPE, Inc.) is recruiting volunteers for a civil rights investigation (testing) project in Miami-Dade and Broward.

Testing is a controlled process for observing and reporting housing discrimination by volunteer investigators (testers) who pose as housing seekers.

Applicants must:

  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Never have been convicted of a misdemeanor involving truth, veracity or honesty or of any felony
  • Have good observation and writing skills
  • Be able to donate approximately 4 to 6 hours for each test
  • Be punctual and have access to reliable transportation
  • Participate in an 8-hour training session which consists of a 4-hour class and a practice test lasting approximately 4 to 6 hours

Each test (practice or otherwise) is scheduled for a time that is convenient to the applicant or tester; but once an applicant or tester has made a commitment to a particular test schedule, the test must be completed.

Testers receive $40 - $70 for each completed test.

For application, location and training registration, please contact Daniel Howe at . Please let us know if you require any assistance because of a disability.

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About HOPE, Inc.


11501 NW 2nd Ave., Miami, FL 33168, US

Mission Statement

HOPE Inc.'s mission is to fight housing discrimination in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties and to ensure equal housing opportunities throughout Florida.


HOPE, Inc., a leading civil rights organization, is looking for individuals to help further social and economic justice.

Overview: We are seeking people who have good oral and written communication skills and want to ensure fair & equal access to housing products and services.

This is flexible, assignment-based volunteer work involving civil rights investigations. Investigation assignments generally last a few hours, and participants are paid a $65 to $100 stipend for each assignment satisfactorily completed.

To receive more information from our staff, please email Daniel Howe at

We are a private, non-profit organization with programs that address social & economic injustice and discrimination. We welcome you to learn more about us by visiting our website at

Advocacy & Human Rights
Homeless & Housing
Justice & Legal


We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.


  • Critical Thinking
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Verbal / Written Communication




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • 4 hours for virtual training plus 4 to 6 hours per volunteer activity including the first volunteer activity that is part of the training. All activities are done according to the volunteers schedule, but once scheduled, activities must be completed.

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