Call for Volunteers: Public Relations Position

September 14, 2016
Category: Recruitment

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

Details of the position

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

  • Develop an effective communications strategy for Justice Without Borders.
  • Increase public awareness of Justice Without Borders and the access to justice issues we address.
  • Publicize our events and activities.
  • Maintain our website and social media presence; publish our quarterly newsletter.

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

  • 3-5 years of professional public relations experience.
  • Familiarity with social media tools and basic website program.
  • Strong editing skills.
  • 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 5-10 hours per week. 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