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

September 24, 2018
  • Multidisciplinary Team Response to Child Sex Trafficking

    September 24, 2018-September 27, 2018 @ 
    Harrisburg, PA, 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/TRI0005707/mec-mdt-response-to-child-sex-trafficking

     

  • WEBINAR: Project STARFISH: Sex Trafficking Awareness for Schools

    September 24, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Join us to learn about a school-focused sex trafficking awareness website called Project Starfish. Review current awareness programs for school aged youth and details about the development and use of the website, http://projectstarfish.education/. Examples of sample policies for schools and tools for key members of school communities will be included.  
    To register, visit https://ncjtc.fvtc.edu/training/details/TR00007653/TRI0007654/project-starfish-sex-trafficking-awareness-for-schools

     

September 28, 2018
  • A Global Gathering to End Slavery

    September 28, 2018-September 29, 2018 @ 
    Dr Pepper Arena, 2601 Avenue of the Stars, Frisco, TX 75034, USA

    After 20 years of anti-slavery work around the world, IJM is hosting a momentous event called Liberate. This global gathering will include all of IJM’s staff and others who are passionate about ending slavery: strong-hearted individuals who are ready to step up to the call and further the movement—from college students to liberators in the field to people like you.

    More info: https://www.ijm.org/liberate/

     

October 2, 2018
  • Pitt Resource Connection

    October 2, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
    Ayden Methodist Church, Ayden NC

     

  • Trauma-informed Care: Enhancing Treatment and Organizational Health by Implementing a Trauma-Informed Care Framework

    October 2, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
    1631 South Wesleyan Boulevard, Rocky Mount

    9am - 4:15pm

    This training is designed to provide medical professionals with a foundational understanding of trauma-informed care. Trauma-informed care offers a helpful framework for organizations serving individuals who have experienced trauma. Trauma occurs as a result of violence, abuse, neglect, loss, disaster, war, and other emotionally harmful experiences; and the impact often endures long past the event through a variety of sequelae. This training is intended to help healthcare providers and mental health providers build and improve trauma-informed care through development of awareness and understanding of trauma and its effect on individuals, as well as the effect on healthcare providers and other staff in the organization. For more information, visit https://www.arealahec.org/courses-and-events/56355/trauma-informed-care-enhancing-treatment-and-organizational-health-by-implementing-a-trauma-informed-care-framework

     

  • Human Trafficking Commission - Ad Hoc Committee on Appropriations

    October 2, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    217 E Edenton St, Raleigh, NC 27601, USA

    NC State Bar Association - Downtown Raleigh
    217 East Edenton Street, Raleigh NC 27601
    Rooms: 221 A & B
    Please allow extra time for parking. Parking will be paid on the streets or in the public lots around the building.

     

October 4, 2018
  • Human Trafficking Commission Meeting

    October 4, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Governor's Crime Commission, 1201 Front St, Raleigh, NC 27609, USA

    Room: Large Meeting Room

     

October 9, 2018
  • Out of the Shadows: Confronting the Rise of Child-on-Child Harmful Sexual Behavior

    October 9, 2018-October 10, 2018 @ 
    Catholic University Pryzbyla Center, 3rd Floor 620 Michigan AVE NE Washington DC 20064

    The crime of child sexual abuse is sadly a familiar one to the American public. However, one category of child sexual abuse has largely escaped the public’s attention: child-on-child sexual abuse. 
    There is growing concern among parents, educators, and child safety experts regarding children who sexually abuse other children. Typically such scenarios a youth who uses their age, physical strength, or positions of status or authority, to engage other youth in sexual activity. Child-on-child sexual abuse also includes a wide range of other harmful sexual behaviors such as peeping, exhibitionism, exposure to pornography, sexual harassment (including cyber-based), fondling, etc., and may occur between young children. For more information, visit https://endsexualexploitation.org/COCSA/

     

  • Agri-Cultural Market

    October 9, 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

     

October 11, 2018
  • Pitt Partners for Health

    October 11, 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. 

     

October 12, 2018
  • BBQ, Bluegrass & Brew

    October 12, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Brock's Berries & Farm, 862 Laurie Ellis Road, Winterville, NC 28590, USA

    This fall we are bringing a renowned bluegrass band, regional breweries and famous Eastern North Carolina barbecue together for BBQ, Bluegrass & Brew. 
    Hank, Patti and the Current will take the stage in the Cotton Barn of Brock’s Farm and perform their signature form of bluegrass music that is a beautiful and noticeably southern, mixing traditional bluegrass, Americana, blues, jazz and classical sounds. Donating their time and expertise, Hank, Patti and the Current will perform those sweet Appalachian sounds with a unique and energetic twist. 
    Two regional breweries are showing their support with incredible beer donations. Duck Rabbit Craft Brewery and Tarboro Brewing Company will offer up a variety of brews – from Duck Rabbit’s award-winning Milk Stout and Amber Ale to Tarboro Brewing Company’s popular Belgium-style pale ale, Nana’s Roof. 
    Who’s providing the barbecue, you ask? You’ll have to wait to find out, but ENC Stop Human Trafficking will keep you updated.  
    BBQ, Bluegrass & Brew is ENC Stop Human Trafficking’s biggest fundraiser of the year. All the funds raised from BBQ, Bluegrass & Brew will go to ENC Stop Human Trafficking Now’s education and preventative programs. These funds will allow ENC Stop Human Trafficking to provide FREE community education programs and offer professional training to health care providers, school personnel, social workers and foster parents in your community.  
    You’ll want to be at BBQ, Bluegrass and Brew – ENCSHTN is bringing together regional beer favorites and a phenomenal and renowned bluegrass band under one rustic and country roof. How could you miss it? For more information, visit https://encstophumantrafficking.org/enc-events/bbb-2018/

     

October 16, 2018
  • Pitt Collaborative on Child Mental Health and Substance Use

    October 16, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Martin/Pitt Partnership for Children, 111 Eastbrook Dr B, Greenville, NC 27858, USA

    The Martin-Pitt Partnership for Children, a non-profit in Eastern North Carolina, funds programs in quality early child care and learning, assistance finding child care services, parent and family support, health care, child care provider training, and early literacy during the first 2,000 days of a child’s life.  Founded in 1998, the Martin-Pitt Partnership for Children is one of 75 Smart Start partnerships in our state. MPPFC works to support parents, child care facilities, and educators through collaborative programs, all aimed at doing everything possible to ensure that the children in our community arrive for kindergarten ready for a life of success.

     

October 18, 2018
  • Pitt County Coalition Against Human Trafficking

    October 18, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
    Sheppard Memorial Library, 530 Evans St, Greenville, NC 27858, USA

    The Pitt County Coalition Against Human Trafficking is a network of organizations and community members in Pitt County working to eradicate human trafficking by empowering organizations and individuals through collaboration, leadership and training. All meetings are 9:30-11a.m. in Meeting Room A of Sheppard Memorial Library (530 Evans Street, Greenville, N.C.) on every third Thursday, unless otherwise noted.

     

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