News CCAT Logo

Published on July 7th, 2017 | by CCAT

0

4 NEW VACANCIES WITHIN CCAT

CCAT are looking to recruit staff to support 4 key areas of work. The 4 posts are detailed below. Do you have the required skills to help with this important work?

 Post 1:  CAMPAIGNS & RESEARCH ASSISTANT

Croydon Community Against Trafficking (CCAT) is a voluntary coalition of people from all walks of life. We work to raise awareness about human trafficking, oppression, and the enslavement of people, that exists in our own community. We work with local, regional and national agencies and seek to respect human rights at all times.

Job Description

Location: Croydon. We can consider remote-working
Duration: 6-9 months with possibility of extension

Salary: This position is unpaid but travel expenses will be covered. We would encourage candidates to attend learning and development opportunities and invite them to networking events pertaining to Modern Slavery.

Person Specification

Do you have experience of campaigning for pressing social issues? Would you like to use your experience to help a small charity to raise their profile and help the fight against modern slavery and human trafficking?

You will be a graduate and an excellent communicator who has a passion for campaign work. You will be able to take initiative, be a multi-tasker and be able to come up with creative solutions to help our campaign work, develop and manage relationships and have excellent written skills with a track record of writing pieces that are persuasive and impactful.

  • Experience of campaigning/lobbying (local or national) to raise the profile of a social issue

  • Experience of engaging with policy makers and wide range of stakeholders

  • Experience in desk top research. Quantitative and Qualitative research skills welcome.

  • Assist in developing our ‘Community Campaigners’ programme, helping to inform and inspire locals to take action against modern slavery

  • Develop campaign materials and resources including speakers and campaign packs for community groups and individuals interested in becoming Community Campaigners

  • Assist with giving talks about our work across Croydon and London

  • Research forms of exploitation such as Bonded labour with the view of expanding the work of CCAT and feed into policy document(s)

  • Have excellent written communication skills, with the ability to summarise complex information accurately and disseminate to a diverse audience

  • Be proactive and show initiative. Having a ‘can do’ approach to work.

  • Attend meetings with the CCAT Manager at local forums, networking events and community groups

  • Promote our campaign work across social media platforms

Please send a cover letter and CV, highlighting your experience in campaign work and your commitment to the work of CCAT. Please also detail how you meet the person specification, your availability and preferred start date. All completed applications should be emailed to manager@theccat.com.


POST 2:    COMMUNICATIONS AND EVENTS OFFICER

Croydon Community Against Trafficking (CCAT) is a voluntary coalition of people from all walks of life. We work to raise awareness about human trafficking, oppression, and the enslavement of people, that exists in our own community. We work with local, regional and national agencies and seek to respect human rights at all times.

Job Description

Location: Croydon. We can consider remote-working
Duration: 6 months with possibility of extension

Salary: This position is unpaid but travel expenses will be covered. We would encourage candidates to attend learning and development opportunities and invite them to networking events pertaining to Modern Slavery.

Do you have experience running successful events for charitable causes? Would you like to use your expertise to help a small charity to raise their profile and help the fight against modern slavery and human trafficking? The successful candidate will be required to help oversee communications and events for CCAT. This will include coming up with creative ideas to raise awareness of the issue of modern slavery locally and promote our work via social media channels.

Person Specification

You will be a great communicator who has a passion for social media and events to raise awareness. You will be able to take initiative, be a multi-tasker and be able to come up with creative solutions to help our campaign work, develop and manage relationships and have excellent written skills with a track record of writing pieces that are persuasive and impactful.

  • Experience of running events (local or national) to raise the profile of a social issue

  • Experience in researching venues, event opportunities and designing new events

  • Willingness to represent CCAT at public events, locally and networking forums

  • Develop a communication strategy to reach more organisations and the public across Croydon and pan-London.

  • Communicating with supporters, donors and public by providing support, sign posting and answering queries

  • Assist with set up at local and London events (e.g. publicity, materials and stands)

  • Assist with publicising the work of CCAT on social media

  • Oversee social media channels and research opportunities for locally based platforms such as Next Door and apps

  • Assist with giving talks about our work across Croydon and London

  • Contacting local businesses for sponsorship and challenge events

  • Knowledge of media marketing techniques and promoting events online

  • Be an excellent communicator who can keep our online presence engaging, and consistent across all of our social platforms.

  • Have experience of developing Facebook posts, Blogging, Twitter and Instagram

Please send a cover letter and CV, highlighting your experience in communications and events and your commitment to the work of CCAT. Please also detail how you meet the person specification, your availability and preferred start date. All completed applications should be emailed to manager@theccat.com.


POST 3:     FUNDRAISING OFFICER

Croydon Community Against Trafficking (CCAT) is a voluntary coalition of people from all walks of life. We work to raise awareness about human trafficking, oppression, and the enslavement of people, that exists in our own community. We work with local, regional and national agencies and seek to respect human rights at all times.

Job Description

Location: Croydon. We can consider remote-working
Duration: 6 months with possibility of extension

Salary: This position is unpaid but travel expenses will be covered. We would encourage candidates to attend learning and development opportunities and invite them to networking events pertaining to Modern Slavery.

Are you an experienced Fundraiser? Would you like to use your expertise to help a small charity to increase their fundraising income and help the fight against modern slavery and human trafficking? The successful candidate will be required to research funding opportunities from individuals, trusts, companies, local businesses and explore funding streams from running events to help CCAT campaign against the abhorrent practice of modern slavery. The role will be of particular interest to someone wanting to gain knowledge of and experience supporting fundraising in all streams.

Person Specification

Experience

Skills and Competencies

  • At least one years experience in Trusts or Corporate fundraising.

  • Track record of successful applications for funding

  • Demonstrable ability to develop relationships with Corporate partners and Trusts

  • Researching Trust, Grant making bodies, Major Donors and Corporate funding opportunities (local and national).

  • Grant writing proposals, submission and funding reports to Funders
  • Knowledge of the current funding environment and formulating creative solutions to raise funds
  • Undertaking presentations to secure financial support
  • Excellent written skills and the ability to write cogent and creative funding bids
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Demonstrable ability to plan and prioritise own workload with minimum supervision
  • Excellent networking and managing relationship skills
  • Excellent written skills with the ability to produce persuasive and creative bids
  • Attention to detail and excellent communication skills to forge and strengthen relationships with potential/funders
  • Demonstrate initiative and work under pressure
  • Computer literacy (Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook).

Please send a cover letter and CV, highlighting your experience in fundraising and your commitment to the work of CCAT. Please also detail how you meet the person specification, your availability and preferred start date. All completed applications should be emailed to manager@theccat.com


 

 

POST 4:   INTELLIGENCE GATHERING TEAM MEMBER

Croydon Community Against Trafficking (CCAT) is a voluntary coalition of people from all walks of life. We work to raise awareness about human trafficking, oppression, and the enslavement of people, that exists in our own community. We work with local, regional and national agencies and seek to respect human rights at all times.

Job Description

Location: Croydon. We can consider remote-working
Commitment: Arranged with Manager. Attending a 3-hour team meeting per month. We ask for a minimum commitment of 1 year after training.

Salary: This position is unpaid but travel expenses can be covered. We would encourage candidates to attend learning and development opportunities and invite them to networking events pertaining to Modern Slavery.

Person Specification

Intelligence gathering is a key part of the work we do at CCAT. The Intelligence Gathering team work in partnership with the police, council and the modern slavery partnership helpline to record findings and report them accordingly. The team contacts dubious establishments using the red flag system, to determine if there are trafficked persons. We take safeguarding extremely seriously and do not permit volunteers to visit establishments selling sex or massage parlours in person. Some field research may be undertaken with another volunteer in daylight at a nail bar or a car wash for example.

Qualities

Activities and Tasks

  • Interest in preventing human trafficking and modern slavery

  • Ability to handle sensitive and explicit information

  • Basic administrative and IT Skills

  • Accepting and non-judgemental

  • Able to learn, be open to feedback and flexible to change

  • Uphold confidentiality and safeguarding

  • Able to work independently and as a part of a team

  • Support CCAT values and the volunteer code of conduct

  • Contacting dubious establishments across Croydon and where trafficked victims may be located

  • Undertaking internet and newspaper/media research

  • Using the red flag system to identify and record detailed information gathered from calls

  • Ensure any high-risk establishments are given to the Intelligence Gathering Lead and sent to SC07 (specialist police)

  • Ensure all contact notes are recorded and passed onto the team

  • The role may require you to visit areas of suspicion such as a nail bar or car wash and record your observations.

Please send a cover letter and CV, highlighting your experience and your commitment to the work of CCAT. Please also detail how you meet the person specification, your availability and preferred start date. All completed applications should be emailed to manager@theccat.com.

 


About the Author



Back to Top ↑
  • 319 Fans | 3124 Followers

  • END MODERN DAY SLAVERY

    CCAT is a voluntary coalition of people from all walks of life who work to raise awareness about human trafficking, oppression, and the enslavement of people, that exists in our own community. We work with local, regional and national agencies and seek to respect human rights at all times.
  • THE MODERN SLAVERY BILL

  • JOIN US TODAY

    There are many ways people contribute to our organisation, whether part of the community or through networks of other organisations or charities. We have a growing membership database of members in Croydon, and we regularly hold events throughout the year organised and sponsored by our volunteers.
  • READ THE SIGNS – Crimestoppers UK

  • WHAT YOU CAN DO

    If you're passionate about fighting trafficking in your community, you can donate, join or take part in our upcoming activities.
  • Latest Posts

    July 2017
    M T W T F S S
    « Jan   Aug »
     12
    3456789
    10111213141516
    17181920212223
    24252627282930
    31