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Program Associate

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Free the Slaves
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Washington, DC

Free the Slaves


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Published 3 days ago

March 9, 2021

About Free the Slaves

Founded in 2000, Free the Slaves (FTS) is a pioneer and leader in the global effort to eradicate slavery. Our mission is to liberate those in slavery and to change the conditions that allow slavery to persist. Free the Slaves works at the grassroots to empower vulnerable individuals and communities to achieve freedom from slavery and develop resistance to slavery. We work with and through local partners to build national capacity to combat slavery and trafficking.

Headquartered in Washington, D.C., with projects in Africa, Latin America, Asia and the Middle East, Free the Slaves has a talented and dedicated staff including in its country and regional offices, and a highly engaged and supportive board of directors.

For more information, see: www.freetheslaves.net.

Job Description

The Program Associate is responsible for supporting successful planning and implementation of Free the Slaves’ strategy for eradicating slavery and child labor in the regions where FTS is implementing field programs. This role includes some components of administrative support. The Program Associate will report to the DC-based Senior Program Manager, who will assign duties in support of country programs. The Program Associate will develop effective, collegial relations with country and regional office staff, as well as with the Communications, Advocacy, Development, Operations, Training, Monitoring, Learning & Evaluation staff, and other team members. This is an exciting position that will support growth in Free the Slaves programs.

Responsibilities

  • Be one of the point of contacts for the FTS office and Programs teams, to respond to their needs and requests
  • Support the country and regional offices and partners regarding day-to-day operations

·        Support the development and monitoring of annual and long-term plans and budgets by the country and regional programs, aligning them with the broader FTS strategy

·        Support the development and implementation of FTS programmatic strategies

·        Support the coordination of FTS programs including regional, partnerships, training and capacity building, research and advocacy activities

·        Coordinate key partnerships for our global programs

·        Oversee the materials development including translations and dissemination

  • Assist in developing, editing, and formatting reports and other project or presentation documentation
  • Assist with the review and preparation of budgets and financial reports including the realignment of existing budgets, financial reconciliations, and payments for invoices and expenses
  • Assist the Development team to ensure proposals are developed and submitted, and support needed follow up.

·        Support country office compliance with national regulations governing registered NGOs

·        Oversee the recruitment, and help manage the work, of Program interns

·        Work with the FTS Programs teams on internal and external communications

  • Assist with review of official documents for country offices and sub-awardees and ensure compliance with legal and administrative requirements
  • Fulfill other programmatic, administrative, and financial functions as required
  • Attend meetings (external and internal)


About Free the Slaves

Founded in 2000, Free the Slaves (FTS) is a pioneer and leader in the global effort to eradicate slavery. Our mission is to liberate those in slavery and to change the conditions that allow slavery to persist. Free the Slaves…

Details at a glance

  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required

Benefits

Health, vision, dental and life insurance. 15 days paid vacation to start. Sick, personal and floating holidays paid time off.

Health, vision, dental and life insurance. 15 days paid vacation to start. Sick, personal and floating holidays paid time off.

Level of Language Proficiency

Excellent English language capacity required. Spanish, French, Arabic or other language proficiency desired.

Excellent English language capacity required. Spanish, French, Arabic or other language proficiency desired.

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Washington, DC

How to Apply

To Apply

Applicants should submit a tailored cover letter that outlines your interest and experience, a resume, and a list of three references from former supervisors. PLEASE SUBMIT THESE AS ONE (1) WORD OR PDF DOCUMENT to https://smrtr.io/53-cX

Include your last name in the title of the document.

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply early. Applications will be considered as they are received, with the position being filled as soon as possible.

Free the Slaves is an equal-opportunity organization. Qualified applicants are considered for employment and consultancies without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.


To Apply

Applicants should submit a tailored cover letter that outlines your interest and experience, a resume, and a list of three references from former supervisors. PLEASE…

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