Croydon Commnity Against Trafficking job role
29/05/2015 18:18:00......Posted by Mario Creatura
Croydon Community Against Trafficking are advertising for a Co-ordinator to work three days a week.
The job description has been copied below, if interested please send your CV and a covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
The closing date for applications will be Wednesday 10th June 5pm.
TITLE: Croydon Community against Trafficking (CCAT) Coordinator
(3 days a week)
Thank you for your interest in CCAT, and this important role.
CCAT is a voluntary organisation dedicated to the elimination of trafficking people for sexual exploitation, in Croydon and surrounding areas. We are committed to working with multi agencies to eradicate this injustice wherever it is found.
This role will demand passion, flexibility, initiative and determination. As our Coordinator you will be integral to the organisation and its networking hub. You will negotiate, plan, project-manage and monitor a range of volunteers and initiatives to prevent and reduce trafficking in Croydon.
A person-focused employee is required; someone who can empathise with the victims, , network with the Police and other stakeholders, raise awareness with the general public, educate punters (actual and potential) and deter the traffickers. Most of all you should be committed and enthused to recruit, enthuse, coordinate and engage our members and volunteers to gain maximum leverage.
As the face of the organisation, communication and organising are core competencies. You must have excellent information handling, presentation, report writing, inter-personal and planning skills.
Experienced or educated to degree level, or beyond, you will also have practical people caring skills, and experience of working with people in the voluntary and statutory sectors. A good understanding of the issues involved in human trafficking will be essential.
THE MAIN TASK OF THE COORDINATOR IS TO
Stop the injustice of human trafficking within the Borough of Croydon, working with and supporting the CCAT steering group and the wider Croydon community.
THE COMPONENT TASKS OF THE CCAT PROGRAMME CORDINATOR ARE TO
1. Recruit members
2. Recruit and train volunteers
3. Working with the schools team and wider volunteer network, help coordinate presentations at conferences, schools, voluntary groups, networking groups and corporate workplaces and coordinate other opportunities for group members.
4. Working with the Intelligence Gathering Team to help identify potential places in Croydon where victims are being exploited.
5. Be responsible for organising networking and publicity events, public presentations and research programmes.
6. Coordinate and participate in active involvement with promoting, working to and developing CCAT’s objectives, and strategies of engagement.
7. Be responsible for office administration, including necessary finance, data, and information systems, and management strategies.
8. Be responsible for ensuring the effective implementation of monitoring, evaluation and administrative systems that will support the programme.
9. Working with the Chair and Trustees represent the organisation to:
· Local Government departments for funding and cooperation
· Other funding sources
· UK Public gatherings
· Croydon Police
· Home Office
· Other charities
10. Develop/ strengthen partnerships and network with key contacts, local and national agencies working to eliminate trafficking.
11. Keep yourself and the membership up to date with trafficking issues; locally, nationally and internationally.
12. Stimulate, review and communicate relevant research, surveys and other available information.
13. Generate articles, papers, and reports on the effects of sex trafficking – on clients, perpetrators, society and the victims.
14. Being pro-active in fundraising, in particular through the membership.
15. Coordinate the sub group structure and aid communication
16. Prepare management reports for the steering group
17. Attend the Steering group meetings
18. Any other duties that become relevant to the effective working of the role.
THE CCAT PROGRAMME COORDINATOR WILL BE RESPONSIBLE TO:
The CCAT Chair and the Trustees and be the link with the CCAT Steering Group.
RESTRAINTS: Funding agreements
International and national law/situation
CRITERIA BY WHICH Growth of volunteer engagement
Quality of reports
ACHIEVEMENT Quality of internal and external
RECOGNISED: communications and relationships
Quality of project co-ordinated
EVALUATION: Annual Appraisal & monthly supervision
KEY ATTRIBUTES/: Ability to analyse, identify and create strategy
Initiate and manage projects.
Ability to work alone, and as part of a team.
Administrative and IT skills.
Creativity and Initiative.
Numeracy and budgeting skills.
Oral and written communication skills.
Organisational and planning skills.
SALARY: £20k for 3 days a week
BENEFITS: N.I. paid.
25 days A/L + bank holidays.
Access to professional counselling.
TENURE: 18 months contract, with potential for extension.