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Training Specialist

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Freedom Network USA
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Washington, DC
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Published 13 days ago

Application Deadline: September 24, 2021, or until filled.

Location: Washington DC area or Salt Lake City UT preferred; remote work possible

Mission: Freedom Network USA (FNUSA) is the nation’s largest alliance of organizations and individual advocates working with survivors of all forms of human trafficking to ensure that trafficked persons have access to justice, safety, and opportunity. We are a growing team of passionate advocates, providing training and technical assistance, engaging in policy advocacy and lobbying, and building a more effective anti-trafficking movement.

Position Summary: The Freedom Network Training Institute (FNTI) provides training and technical assistance to service providers and professionals on issues related to human trafficking survivor services and support. The FNTI Housing Training and Technical Assistance Project (FNTI Housing TTA Project) is funded by the USDOJ Office for Victims of Crime to increase access to safe housing for survivors of human trafficking. The Training Specialist will be primarily responsible for supporting the FNTI Housing TTA Project, and will also support other FNTI projects as appropriate. This position reports to the Housing Project Manager.

 Essential Job Functions:

  • Develop and deliver in-person and online training, and respond to requests for technical assistance from service providers on housing options for survivors of trafficking.
  • Review housing program policies and procedures, and provide recommendations to implement survivor-centered and trauma-informed practices in shelters and housing programs.
  • Support peer-to-peer learning opportunities, including moderated video conferences, message boards, and collaborative resource sharing with anti-trafficking service providers.
  • Provide individualized technical assistance to anti-trafficking service providers on issues of trauma-informed practices, safety planning for client autonomy and choice, and implementing voluntary and strengths-based services.
  • Support the development of training materials and curricula for the FNTI Housing TTA Project in collaboration with sub-grantees and consultants, for approval by the FNTI Director.
  • Develop fact sheets, practice pointers, and toolkits, in collaboration with expert consultants, to support access to housing for human trafficking survivors.
  • Develop webinars, in collaboration with expert consultants, for housing providers and human trafficking program staff.
  • Facilitate partnerships with organizations in allied fields, such as housing and homelessness, runaway and homeless youth (RHY), and domestic violence.
  • Engage OVC human trafficking grantees through training and technical assistance.
  • Support all aspects of the Freedom Network Training Institute and other duties as requested.
  • Engage FNUSA members in FNTI projects and calls, and support topic-specific working groups.

Required Experience and Skills:

  • At least 3 years of experience in the housing/homelessness field, including adult housing, runaway, and homeless youth, domestic violence, or human trafficking housing services.
  • At least 1 year of experience in providing training and technical assistance.
  • Demonstrated experience or interest in human trafficking, domestic violence, refugee resettlement, sexual assault, or other related fields.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office (including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint), Adobe Acrobat Pro, Adobe Connect, and Zoom Webinar.
  • Communication/Public Relations experience is a plus. 
  • Collaborative team player with excellent communication and organizational skills and ability to relate to different points of view.
  • Trustworthy with strong integrity.
  • A commitment to human rights and survivor empowerment, with a sense of humor and collaborative spirit.

 Compensation: The salary range is $44,000 to $50,000 depending on experience, plus benefits including medical, dental, vision, and retirement plan.

How To Apply: To apply please send a resume and cover letter to info@freedomnetworkusa.org, with the subject line “Training Specialist Position” by September 24, 2021.

Survivors of trafficking are strongly encouraged to apply. Lived experience is evaluated as equivalent to work or educational experience by FNUSA, unless specific certifications are specifically required.

Freedom Network USA is an equal opportunity employer. FNUSA does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, gender identity or presentation, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age, religion, immigration status, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability in employment.

Application Deadline: September 24, 2021, or until filled.

Location: Washington DC area or Salt Lake City UT preferred; remote work possible

Mission: Freedom Network USA (FNUSA) is the nation’s largest alliance of organizations and individual…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    October 18, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    September 24, 2021
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

USD 44,000 - USD 50,000

Benefits

FNUSA currently offers 100% coverage of medical, dental, vision, and life insurance for the employee and 50% coverage of medical, dental, and vision for dependents. FNUSA also offers enrollment in a Simple IRA retirement plan with a 3% employer match. Employees working from home will be provided with or reimbursed for the following supplies: computer, printer, and office supplies.

FNUSA currently offers 100% coverage of medical, dental, vision, and life insurance for the employee and 50% coverage of medical, dental, and vision for dependents. FNUSA also offers…

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
712 H St NE, Washington, DC 20002, USA
Ste 1667

How to Apply

To apply please send a resume and cover letter to info@freedomnetworkusa.org, with the subject line “Training Specialist Position” by September 24, 2021.

To apply please send a resume and cover letter to info@freedomnetworkusa.org, with the subject line “Training Specialist Position” by September 24, 2021.

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