Church Name:The Salvation Army
Location: Cincinnati, Oh
The Salvation Army in Southwest Ohio and End Slavery Cincinnati are seeking candidates for our Intern/Fellowship positions with the Anti-Human Trafficking Program. These unpaid positions are open to current students, post-graduates, and individuals who are just interested in getting involved and contributing to the work of the coalition and Anti-Human Trafficking Program. Through these positions, interns/fellows are given the opportunity to work first-hand in the human trafficking movement and in empowering survivors.
Due to the extensive training, professional development opportunities available with the fellowship program, and the high community interest, we ask that applicants be able to commit to volunteer at least 15-25 hours per week for approximately 3 months. The approximate timeline of the sessions are as follows:
• Fall Session: mid-August to mid-December
• Spring Session: mid-January to mid-May
• Summer Session: mid-May to mid-August
An outline of the typical positions and their duties are listed below. In your application, please indicate which position or combination of positions you are interested in and what session, including the year, you are applying for. All applicants must also meet the following qualifications. Additional position specific qualifications are listed with the position description.
Public Education Fellow
One of the coalition’s main goals is to increase the understanding of human trafficking in the greater Cincinnati area. Responsibilities include assisting in the coordination and development of End Slavery Cincinnati training and public education events, the development of training resources, and participating in public speaking events.
Comfort with public speaking is required.
Volunteer Coordination Fellow
End Slavery Cincinnati has various volunteer opportunities with many community members engaging in these programs. The support of volunteers is crucial to maintaining capacity to engage in the community. Responsibilities will include volunteer training, recruitment, participation in recruitment events, coordination of volunteer events, overall management and development of volunteer systems, support in the management of volunteers, and other responsibilities as needed.
Strong organizational skills are required.
Communications & Public Outreach Fellow
End Slavery Cincinnati is responsible for informing the community of human trafficking events, news and updates, how to recognize and report human trafficking, and its presence in the area. Utilizing outreach and informational materials, social media, and communication outlets throughout the community are essential to the coalition’s work. Responsibilities include assisting in the development and maintenance of outreach materials, communications systems, and marketing strategies to enhance the coalition’s capacity to inform and engage the community.
Experience with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator and/or a background in Graphic Design or Marketing is preferred.
Legislation and Policy Fellow
Maintaining an awareness of local, state, and federal legislation and policy applications and initiatives is necessary for End Slavery Cincinnati to continue to respond to this issue in a holistic manner. In this position, the Legislation and Policy Fellow will support informing the community about legislation, support engaging relevant parties in the community to educate and inform local, state, and federal policy initiatives, and generally coordinate the legislative needs of the community.
An understanding and interest in laws and policy is preferred.
MSW/BSW Internships/Field Placements
MSW (Clinical and Administrative Track) and BSW field placements are available with End Slavery Cincinnati and The Salvation Army with our case management and other programs. Responsibilities include assistance with case management, implementation of the Well program, outreach, and other macro and micro opportunities.
1. Experience working with victims of human trafficking is preferred. Passion for working with victims of human trafficking and other forms of trauma is required.
2. Commitment to service and supporting the community and an understanding of and passion for The Salvation Army’s mission
3. Experience working with individuals of different backgrounds and life experiences
4. Experience with and comfort using Microsoft Office applications
5. Successfully obtain and maintain driving privileges per The Salvation Army insurance standards.