With Your Time

With Your TimeSteve Jobs once said “It’s really clear that the most precious resource we all have is time.”

If you’re interested in joining the fight, you can give your time to the abolition movement by volunteering! We need volunteers of all ages, genders, and talents to help with our prevention efforts. Our volunteers have done things like running fair trade tables at events, speaking to groups, and representing the organization at community events. Whatever you’re passionate about, we can find a way to use your talents for the cause.

If you’re interested in volunteering with us, read through these volunteer description and see if one fits. It there isn’t one that describes how you would like to volunteer with us, talk to Melinda Sampson and the two of you can determine how your skills, interests, and talents can help Stop Human Trafficking.

 

Office Assistant Volunteer:

Are you organized and passionate about helping the community? Then consider ENC Stop Human Trafficking Now’s Office Assistant Volunteer position. As an Office Assistant Volunteer you will file documents, help with the Fair Trade item database, catalog inventory, make phone calls, and manage our contact list. You will assist with the day-to-day functioning of our nonprofit. There is a one week training period with ENCSHTN staff at our office. Must possess organization, punctuality, familiarity with Microsoft Office, and willingness to learn new tasks. Knowledge of Quickbooks is helpful, but not required. Flexible hours but volunteer must provide own transportation to and from main office. For more information, please contact the Community Outreach Coordinator Melinda Sampson at 252-717-4961 or melinda@encstophumantrafficking.org.

 

Public Speaking Volunteer:

Do you love having your voice heard? Do you enjoy making a positive impact on your community and educating others? Then consider ENC Stop Human Trafficking Now’s Public Speaking Volunteer position. As a volunteer, you will help lead community engagement events which include but are not limited to church trainings, hotel trainings, and other community training programs. Public Speaking Volunteers are actively giving back to the community through education efforts. They are making the world a more informed place and are learning the skills necessary to take action to end human trafficking in our lifetime.There is a volunteer training period of two weeks in which you will attend trainings and engagements with an ENCSHTN employee who will be leading the events. During the first speaking engagement, an ENCSHTN employee will be present for support and to help answer any questions. Hours are flexible but volunteer must provide own transportation to and from main office and training sites. For more information, please contact Community Outreach Coordinator Melinda Sampson at 252-717-4961 or melinda@encstophumantrafficking.org.

 

Event Assistance:

Do you love meeting new people and starting conversations? Are you organized and punctual? If so, we have the perfect position for you! As an Event Assistant Volunteer you will set-up for community events in which we sell Fair Trade items. You will assist customers with purchases  and help answer questions about Fair Trade and the Fair Trade icons. Volunteers are actively giving back to the community through these efforts. They are making the world a more informed place and are learning the skills necessary to take action to end human trafficking in our lifetime. There is a two week training program in which volunteers attend 1-3 events with ENCSHTN staff to observe and gain hands on experience before being allowed to lead events on their own. Hours depend of the specific community events but dates will be given to volunteer in advance. Volunteer must provide own transportation to and from main office and event location. For more information, please contact Community Outreach Coordinator Melinda Sampson at 252-717-4961 or melinda@encstophumantrafficking.org.

 

Grant Writing Volunteer:

Do you love writing and helping others? Are you prepared and like to think ahead? Then consider ENC Stop Human Trafficking Now’s Office Grant Writing Volunteer position. As a Grant Writing Volunteer you will gain hands-on experience writing and preparing private and/or government grants, while helping to fund our work as a nonprofit organization. There is a one week training period with ENCSHTN staff at our office with continuing support for writing projects. Must possess organization, punctuality, familiarity with Microsoft Office, and willingness to learn new tasks. Flexible hours but volunteer must provide own transportation to and from main office. For more information, please contact Community Outreach Coordinator Melinda Sampson at 252-717-4961 or melinda@encstophumantrafficking.org.

 

Fundraising Volunteer:

Are you creative and passionate? Do you enjoy using your gifts to help with the efforts of others? Then ENC Stop Human Trafficking Now’s Office Fundraising Volunteer position may be for you! As an Fundraising Volunteer you will assist with planning and implementing fundraisers. After the initial training period of two weeks, there is the option to plan and lead your own fundraiser (with ongoing support from ENCSHTN staff). Must possess organization, punctuality, familiarity with Microsoft Office, and willingness to learn new tasks. Flexible hours but volunteer must provide own transportation to and from main office and fundraising sites. For more information, please contact Community Outreach Coordinator Melinda Sampson at 252-717-4961 or melinda@encstophumantrafficking.org.

 

Special Projects Volunteer:

Are you passionate about ending human trafficking in our lifetime but our other volunteer descriptions just are not a good match? Do you love legislation and talking with legislators? Do you enjoy making educational YouTube videos and/or writing informative articles? Do you love creating special projects and community events and seeing them through? Are you creative and able to reason critically while having fun? Then contact us today about creating a volunteer position that matches your special set of skills today! Volunteers are actively giving back to the community through their efforts. They are making the world a more informed place and are learning the skills necessary to take action to end human trafficking in our lifetime. Hours are flexible but volunteer must provide own transportation to and from main office and special project sites. For more information, please contact Community Outreach Coordinator Melinda Sampson at 252-717-4961 or melinda@encstophumantrafficking.org.

Upcoming Events

August 17, 2018
  • Developing a Community Response for High-Risk Victims of Child Sex Trafficking and Exploitation

    August 16, 2018-August 17, 2018 @ 
    MSU Riley Center, 2200 5th St, Meridian, MS 39301, USA

    Construct a multidisciplinary response to high risk victim cases. Quantify the problem of sex trafficking locally, define the high risk victim and the correlation and commonalities between the chronic runaway, repeat victims of sexual abuse, and the child victimized through sex trafficking. Learn effective victim interview techniques and a 5-point strategy to combat the commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC). For more information, visit https://ncjtc.fvtc.edu/training/details/TR00000111/TRI0006442/developing-a-community-response-for-high-risk-victims-of-child-sex-trafficking-and-exploitation

     

August 20, 2018
  • Sexual Offenses: Mind and Motivation

    August 20, 2018-August 21, 2018 @ 
    Irving, TX, USA

    Gain an introduction into the psychology, or mindset, of those that commit sexually motivated crimes. Learn about sex offender typologies and patterns of behavior. Explore the relationship between paraphilia such as exhibitionism, voyeurism, and fetishism and criminal acts. Review and dissect real case examples to gain insight into offender modus operandi. Knowledge obtained can be applied during interview and interrogation to help resolve sexually motivated cases.

    Registration only: $195
    Registration and Lodging: $395

    More info: https://ncjtc.fvtc.edu/training/details/TR00005945/TRI0006780/sexual-offenses-mind-and-motivation?utm_source=CC&utm_medium=EMAIL&utm_campaign=2018-7-11-Contacting-Westin%20Series

     

August 22, 2018
  • Multidisciplinary Team Response to Child Sex Trafficking

    August 21, 2018-August 24, 2018 @ 
    Milwaukee, WI, USA

    Improve multidisciplinary team responses to child sex trafficking (CST) cases. Gather information about establishing a formal MDT in your community. Identify gaps and develop short and long term response plans with the help of subject matter experts.

    More info: https://ncjtc.fvtc.edu/training/details/TR00000142/TRI0005706/mec-mdt-response-to-child-sex-trafficking

     

  • Annual Government to Government On Violence Against Women Tribal Consultation

    August 21, 2018-August 22, 2018 @ 
    Sioux Falls Convention Center, 1201 Northwest Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57104, USA

    The Department of Justice’s annual Tribal Consultation on Violence Against American Indian and Alaska Native Women is held pursuant to Public Law 109-162, Title IX, Section 903 of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2005. This law requires the U.S. Attorney General to conduct an annual consultation with Indian tribal governments to address the federal administration of all tribal funds and programs established under the Violence Against Women Acts (VAWA) of 1994, 2000, and 2005. The statute further directs the Attorney General to solicit recommendations from the Indian tribes at an annual consultation concerning the following items: 
    Administering tribal funds and programs 
    Enhancing the safety of Indian women from domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking 
    Strengthening the federal response to such violent crimes. For more information, visit https://www.justice.gov/ovw/tribal-consultation

     

  • Responding to Child Sex Trafficking in Indian Country

    August 22, 2018
    6800 Soaring Eagle Blvd, Mt Pleasant, MI 48858, USA

    Understand, recognize, and investigate cases involving child sex trafficking and exploitation. Focus on the survivor's perspective and changing perceptions regarding trafficking victims. Delve deep into the dynamics of trafficking and exploitation to improve their skills related to interviewing the victim and interrogating the trafficker. Learn tactical implementation designed to identify human trafficking and exploitation, conduct enforcement operations as well as the roles of non-profits, probation and parole For more information, visit https://ncjtc.fvtc.edu/training/details/TR00007255/TRI0007256/responding-to-child-sex-trafficking-in-indian-country-1?utm_source=CC&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=2018-07-13%20-%20Bucket%20CST%20-%20July

     

  • Webinar: Surviving & Thriving: Supporting Teens After Sexual Abuse

    August 22, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

    Teens are at a much higher risk of sexual violence than adult members of the community yet often are the least empowered to seek the services they need. This rural webinar will provide an opportunity for rural advocacy agencies to come together and learn about best practices in support teen sexual assault survivors. Topics will include outreach to rural teens, accommodations in services, holistic practices, and working with the parents and guardians of teen survivors.
    More info: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_QpNcIr7vSkO_ZKu3oDoHRA

     

August 28, 2018
  • Developing a Community Response for High-Risk Victims of Child Sex Trafficking and Exploitation

    August 28, 2018-August 29, 2018 @ 
    Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Academy 9225 S 68th St Franklin, WI 53132

    Construct a multidisciplinary response to high risk victim cases. Quantify the problem of sex trafficking locally, define the high risk victim and the correlation and commonalities between the chronic runaway, repeat victims of sexual abuse, and the child victimized through sex trafficking. Learn effective victim interview techniques and a 5-point strategy to combat the commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC). For more information, visit https://ncjtc.fvtc.edu/training/details/TR00000111/TRI0006244/developing-a-community-response-for-high-risk-victims-of-child-sex-trafficking-and-exploitation

     

August 30, 2018
  • Be the One Screening

    August 29, 2018 @ 2:00 pm-August 30, 2018 @ 3:45 pm
    The Woman's Club of Raleigh, 3300 Woman's Club Dr, Raleigh, NC 27612, USA

    "Be the One" is a documentary focusing on how citizens can make a difference in the fight against human trafficking. The documentary, "Be the One" was created from real-life cases out of the office of the attorney general in Texas. An optional discussion will follow the viewings.

    The screening is FREE.   While the images are discreet, recommend for ages over 14.   
    For additional information and to let us know you plan to attend, or if you'd like to schedule a screening for your organization, please feel free to contact us at pathncinfo@gmail.com

     

September 4, 2018
  • Pitt Resource Connection

    September 4, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
    Ayden Methodist Church, Ayden NC

     

September 5, 2018
  • 19th Annual Southern States Victims Training Conference

    September 5, 2018-September 7, 2018 @ 
    Sheraton Music City Hotel, 777 McGavock Pike, Nashville, TN 37214, USA

      
    The 19th Annual Southern States Victims Training Conference September 5-7, 2018 held at the Sheraton Music City Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee. The training will emphasize a multidisciplinary approach to sharing promising practices, current research, and effective programs and policies that are victim-centered, practice-based, and research-informed. 

    Our training is a forum for law enforcement, victim service professionals, allied practitioners, policymakers and researchers to share current developments and build new collaborations.   Conference sessions will highlight practical information to better support services for the wide-range of persons victimized by crimes of all types. 
      

    There are two links listed below to register and find out more information, including the agenda and workshop descriptions, about this outstanding conference. 
    Here is the link to for the scholarship form: https://ssvictimconference.org/EBForms.aspx?EBID=308.  Use this to register if you want to apply for a scholarship. 
      
    Here is the link to for the non-scholarship form: https://ssvictimconference.org/EBForms.aspx?EBID=307 .  Use this link to register if you are not applying for a scholarship. 
      
    The registration fee is $125 and must be paid by all attendees including those who get the lodging scholarship. 
      
     

     

September 11, 2018
  • Agri-Cultural Market

    September 11, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    DeVisconti Gardens, 3732-A West Wilson Street, Farmville

      ENC Stop Human Trafficking will have the fair traders out in force selling beautiful products from all over the world, made by artisans who are paid a fair and living wage. Come out to Duck Rabbit Craft Brewery and support the anti-human trafficking movement and have some fun in Farmville.  For more information about the Agri-Cultural Market, email info@farmvillearts.org

     

September 13, 2018
  • Pitt Partners for Health

    September 13, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
    Community Crossroads 207 Manhattan Avenue

    Pitt Partners for Health's mission is to improve the population health of Pitt County residents through coalition building and partnership. ENC Stop Human Trafficking partners with Pitt Partners for Health because human trafficking is a public health issue. 

     

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