There are currently no open paid positions at FAIR Girls. However, we have an active fellowship program and encourage you to learn more about current opportunities below.
FAIR Girls Fellowship Program:
The FAIR Girls fellowship program is an intensive 12-week program designed to prepare future leaders in the anti trafficking experience. While most fellowships take place in Washington, D.C., select international fellowship opportunities are available in FAIR Girls’ global offices for young professionals and students who have appropriate language skills. Applicants should be able to commit a minimum of 15 hours per week and some positions are designed as full-time opportunities. All fellowships are unpaid unless otherwise indicated.
There are three fellowship cycles per year: Winter/Spring (January – May), Summer (June – August), and Fall (September – December).
Deadline to Apply: December 1, 2011. Applications are strongly encouraged to apply early as decisions are made on a rolling basis.
Deadline to Apply: May 1, 2012. Applications are strongly encouraged to apply early as decisions are made on a rolling basis.
Deadline to Apply: August 1, 2012. Applications are strongly encouraged to apply early as decisions are made on a rolling basis.
To date, FAIR Girls has trained over 175 young professionals and students who have gone on to work in public policy, international and local nonprofits, government jobs, and legal and social service positions.
General Requirements: FAIR Girls is seeking individuals with a strong passion to work in the anti trafficking and girl’s empowerment arena. These individuals should be highly motivated, organized, possess a professional demeanor, be reliable and organized, be able to commit to the entirety of the fellowship experience, and have a sense of compassion for girls at risk of or surviving human trafficking.
Please send your current resume including two references, a short writing sample, and a cover letter explaining your specific interest in working with FAIR Girls, including area of concentration, and your specific interest in the area of combating modern day slavery. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. You will be notified by email if you are selected for an interview. Please email materials to email@example.com
Emergency and Empowerment Services Fellowship: The emergency and empowerment services fellow will maintain client files, assist in locating appropriate emergency and transitional housing, assist in preparing care packages for at risk and trafficked girls, assist in case management, and attend and co-facilitate workshops for girl survivors of trafficking. Furthermore, fellows will occasionally accompany clients to court proceedings, social services meetings, and other necessary appointments. Individuals with a social services background or previous experience in working with high-risk teens are preferred. Ideal candidates will speak any of the following languages: Spanish, Russian, Korean, Chinese, and Vietnamese. This position requires flexibility and a willingness to work under often emotionally challenging circumstances. Evenings and weekends will occasionally be required due to the nature of client outreach and services.
Counseling Fellowship: FAIR Girls seeks one counseling fellowship participant to assist in counseling of youth in FAIR Girls’s care in Washington, D.C. This position requires someone with a social work degree or working toward a degree in counseling. Responsibilities include: an ability to commit six months toward a 20 hour a week counseling agreement to support FAIR Girls’s teen victims of trafficking. Students in counseling and social work will be considered. Fellowship participants will gain hands on counseling experience in the anti trafficking field.
Teen Trafficking Prevention Educator Fellowship: FAIR Girls seeks two teen trafficking prevention educators for our fellowship program each term. These educators will work primarily inside public schools, group homes, and youth homeless shelters where FAIR Girls conducts its teen trafficking prevention curriculum. This position requires an individual who can commit at least three days a week during the hours of 8AM until 3:30 PM. This position also requires an attention detail; a demonstrated interest in working with teens, flexibility, and the ability to work under emotionally charged conditions. Students in education, counseling, and social services are strongly encouraged to apply. An ability to speak Spanish is highly preferred but not necessary. Fellowship participants will gain hands on experience in trafficking prevention for youth and develop strong community relationships with social service providers and local anti trafficking leaders.
Programs and Policy
Community Outreach and Training Fellowship: FAIR Girls seeks two community outreach and training fellowship participants to assist in the delivery of our signature training to better prepare teachers, social service providers, and law enforcement to identify and assist youth victims of trafficking. This position requires someone very comfortable with public speaking, highly organized with an attention to detail, and a demonstrated capacity to manage multiple tasks. Responsibilities will include: identifying training locations, managing training schedules, preparing training materials, co-delivering trainings, administering training evaluations, preparing training evaluation reports. Students in public administration, public policy, government, education, and advocacy are strongly encouraged to apply. An ability to speak Spanish is highly preferred. Fellowship participants will gain hands on experience in how to prepare and deliver both international and local trainings in anti trafficking and working with leaders and future leaders of the anti trafficking movement.
Development and Communications
Strategic Business Operations Fellowship: FAIR Girls is currently seeking strong candidates for the position of Strategic Business Operations Fellow to streamline JewelGirls business operations at FAIR Girls. JewelGirls is an income generation, economic empowerment, and therapeutic art program that gives teen women a chance for safer, healthier, and brighter futures. Through JewelGirls, participants come together each week to create unique jewelry while gaining access to therapy, new life skills, financial management skills, and pathways toward a future free of poverty and violence. JewelGirls focuses on girls' resiliency and passion for a better life. The ideal candidate for this position is an individual with experience in streamlining business operations, marketing, cost-benefit analysis, and basic accounting. Nonprofit experience is a plus. The fellowship requires an individual who is highly professional and organized, creative, analytical, and passionate about the field of anti-trafficking and youth capacity building. Responsibilities will include creating a strategy to streamline current JewelGirls business operations and sales, assisting the Director of Development in the launch and brand development of the e-commerce website, and implementing an effective marketing campaign to realize FAIR Girls' vision of creating and sustaining a socially conscious, international brand. This is a wonderful opportunity for a undergraduate or graduate businessstudent who is looking for a meaningful project to apply her/his skills to. This position has the potential for growth in responsibilities and position. This is an unpaid fellowship and requires a commitment of no less than 15 hours a week.