Call for Volunteers: Accounting Gurus Wanted!

June 9, 2016
Category: Uncategorized

Have accounting skills? Come join us and put them to a good cause!

Justice Without Borders (JWB) is recruiting volunteers to help coordinate our financial and accounting operations. This position will support the development of our operations across multiple jurisdictions, ensuring that we can effectively channel our resources to deliver access to justice for migrant workers in the most efficient way possible.

Details of the position

The Budget and Accounting Volunteer will work closely with the Executive Director and the international Board of Directors to accomplish the following goals:

  • Further develop our Quickbooks accounting system to better track our multi-country work.
  • Train staff and volunteers on effective expenses tracking.
  • Author budgeting and accounting procedures that streamline our organization’s multiple reporting requirements.
  • Help the Executive Director keep the organization’s books accurate and up to date.

Benefits of working with JWB

  • We understand that effective operations are the key to programmatic success. Operations staff are considered core staff and are included in programmatic discussions.
  • Engage with the unique regional issues surrounding labour migration and human trafficking.
  • Work with a committed group of supportive individuals on unique solutions to these issues.
  • A hands-on work environment that allows you to engage with the leadership from Day 1.
  • Make a difference in the lives of a vulnerable population by building support for access to just compensation.

Skills we are looking for

  • Accounting background, with working knowledge of Quickbooks.
  • Experience developing budgeting and accounting processes, either for small or large firms.
  • Native or English fluency.
  • Willingness to learn and flexibility when it comes to work.
  • Self-directed, ability to take on tasks proactively.
  • Team player, ability to work with others, including college students and professionals.

About JWB

JWB is a not-for-profit firm that supports victims of labour exploitation and human trafficking in seeking just compensation against their abusers, even after returning home. We provide direct logistic and legal support to ongoing cases, as well as original strategic research for front-line practitioners. Operating at the regional level, we work with local support organisations along key migration routes to ensure victims can access legal aid, wherever they are.

Work location and time commitment

Applicants based in Singapore or Hong Kong strongly preferred. We ask for a minimum of 10 hours a month, with some additional start-up hours. Additional commitments are welcome and will result in greater responsibility within JWB as desired.

To apply

Please send a resume and cover letter to: maclean@forjusticewithoutborders.org