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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

Upcoming Events

September 21, 2019
  • Latino Festival

    September 21, 2019
    Town Common, 105 E 1st St, Greenville, NC 27858, USA

     

  • Asheville Anti-Trafficking Summit

    September 21, 2019
    Mars Hill University, 100 Athletic St, Mars Hill, NC 28754, USA

    This summit will address human trafficking prevention/intervention. It includes break out sessions for law enforcement, social services providers and first responders. For more information, email legacyofhopeinternational@gmail.com

     

September 23, 2019
  • Multidisciplinary Team Response to Child Sex Trafficking (MDT to CST)

    September 23, 2019-September 26, 2019 @ 
    Burlington, VT, USA

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

     

  • Emerging Issues in Immigration and Child and Adult Welfare Law

    September 23, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Pitt County Cooperative Extension Service, 0371, 403 Government Cir # 2, Greenville, NC 27834, USA

    ​The CLE is free, but attendees are responsible for paying their State Bar admin fees.

    Paths to Legal Status for Immigrant Parents, Caretakers, & Kids Involved in the Child Welfare System

    Public Benefits Eligibility for Immigrants & Mixed-Status Families

    Family Separation & Issues Facing Detained Minors

    Housing Immigrant & Mixed-Status Families

    Overview of Child Protective Services & Issues Involving Immigration

    Overview of Adult Protective Services & Issues Involving Immigration

    Undocumented People in the Criminal Justice System

    REGISTER.

     

  • WEBINAR: Human Trafficking Prevention: Research, Tools and Best Practices for Identifying and Supporting Victims

    September 23, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

    Cynthia Pappas, Senor Policy Advisor from OJJDP, will provide an overview of human trafficking and how OJJDP is addressing this area. Presenters from National CASA, Office for Victims of Crime TTA Center, Youth Collaboratory's Youth Catalyst Team, and the National Human Trafficking TTA Center will collaborate to offer array of perspectives on human trafficking, including a discussion on recent research, innovative practices to spot signs of trafficking, best practices for prevention, and strategies to ensure that youth are partners in designing services that are responsive to their holistic needs. The webinar also will provide participants with a comprehensive ad holistic view of the research and best practices in identifying, and tools to prevent, human trafficking. REGISTER.

     

  • WEBINAR: Trauma and Brain Science: Why Can’t I Think My Way Out of This?

    September 23, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

    This webinar will address how trauma responses, protective during traumatic experience, change our brain function and physiology in ways that are not subject to our voluntary control. It will explain how those changes can result in negative impacts to our functioning, thinking, relationships, and work if they are not addressed. Participants will learn why we can't just decide to make the effects of trauma recede, based on recent brain science. The webinar will address why we need to learn skills that actually address the changes in brain function during trauma to prevent negative effects. Skills for addressing trauma responses during traumatic experiences that are not dangerous and immediately post-trauma exposure will be presented. REGISTER.

     

October 1, 2019
  • Pitt Resource Connection

    October 1, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
    Ayden Methodist Church, Ayden NC

     

October 3, 2019
  • TEDI BEAR CAC - Circle of Security Parenting Series

    October 3, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    2303 Executive Cir, Greenville, NC 27834, USA

    Circle of Security Parenting Series lasts 8 weeks, beginning Sept. 5 and ending Oct. 24Cost: There is no cost for this class/snack contributions accepted.

    Who should attend?: New, veteran or foster parents and educators wanting to strengthen their relationship with their child or children they work with; while working together to manage behavior through developing attachment and using reflection to meet your child's needs. Strategies work when parents and children already have a solid connection. This class is a good introduction into parenting, prior to attending strategies based classes.

    To register, email Bonnie Jean Kuras at kurasb18@ecu.edu or register through the TEDI BEAR CAC website training tab.

     

October 4, 2019
  • Gender Journey Conference Mid-Atlantic

    October 4, 2019-October 5, 2019 @ 
    Red Lion Hotel North Baltimore, 2004 Greenspring Dr, Timonium, MD 21093, USA

    Opportunities to learn more about serving transgender and gender-creative adults, children and their families and to network with other area providers. Tracks on mental health, medical support, educational support and more. This conference offers a wealth of workshops for families and loved ones, who are also on this gender journey. There will also be youth programming designed specifically for gender-creative elementary, middle and high school students and young adults creates a safe space where they can be themselves and meet kindred spirits. REGISTER HERE

     

October 8, 2019
  • Reconnect to Resilience

    October 8, 2019-October 9, 2019 @ 
    Edgecombe County, NC, USA (TBA)

    Reconnect for Resilience™ offers simple language to explain how trauma affects the brain and the nervous system and introduces a set of practical strategies to promote resilience. The training teaches seven tools for people to use during stressful times in their lives. The tools are for anyone to use during hard times, no matter what their age or level of education. Science shows us that stress can lead to chronic sickness in our bodies, like high blood pressure, diabetes, and weight gain. We want to teach others how to work with our brains to get us back in our Balance Zone during hard times. REGISTER.

     

October 10, 2019
  • Pitt Partners for Health

    October 10, 2019 @ 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. 

     

  • TEDI BEAR CAC - Circle of Security Parenting Series

    October 10, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    2303 Executive Cir, Greenville, NC 27834, USA

    Circle of Security Parenting Series lasts 8 weeks, beginning Sept. 5 and ending Oct. 24Cost: There is no cost for this class/snack contributions accepted.

    Who should attend?: New, veteran or foster parents and educators wanting to strengthen their relationship with their child or children they work with; while working together to manage behavior through developing attachment and using reflection to meet your child's needs. Strategies work when parents and children already have a solid connection. This class is a good introduction into parenting, prior to attending strategies based classes.

    To register, email Bonnie Jean Kuras at kurasb18@ecu.edu or register through the TEDI BEAR CAC website training tab.

     

October 11, 2019
  • Trauma Stewardship by Laura van Dernoot Lipsky

    October 11, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    McAlister's Deli, 740 Greenville Blvd SE #600, Greenville, NC 27858, USA

     

  • BBQ, Bluegrass & Brew

    October 11, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    400 Saint Andrews, 400 St Andrews Dr, Greenville, NC 27834, USA

    NC Stop Human Trafficking’s fall fundraiser is coming up, and we want you to join us in celebration!

    We are celebrating our successes during BBQ, Bluegrass & Brew, but we also are recognizing there is still much more work to be done, and we need your support.

    This year’s event will feature the Still Shakers, delicious barbecue and brews in Eastern North Carolina.

    Come out and have fun and join the fight to end human trafficking!

    BUY TICKETS.

    BECOME A SPONSOR.

     

October 15, 2019
  • Pitt Collaborative on Children, Youth and Families

    October 15, 2019 @ 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.

     

  • Fair Traders Take On Market on Main

    October 15, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    May Museum & Park, 3802 S Main St, Farmville, NC 27828, USA

    Come on out to the May Museum in Farmville and grab yourself some fun, handmade, fair trade products!

     

October 16, 2019
  • Webinar: Freedom From Sexploitation

    October 16, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    Addressing the growing problem of Child-on-Child harmful sexual behavior.
    https://endsexualexploitation.org/events

     

October 17, 2019
  • Pitt County Coalition Against Human Trafficking

    October 17, 2019 @ 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.

     

  • TEDI BEAR CAC - Circle of Security Parenting Series

    October 17, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    2303 Executive Cir, Greenville, NC 27834, USA

    Circle of Security Parenting Series lasts 8 weeks, beginning Sept. 5 and ending Oct. 24Cost: There is no cost for this class/snack contributions accepted.

    Who should attend?: New, veteran or foster parents and educators wanting to strengthen their relationship with their child or children they work with; while working together to manage behavior through developing attachment and using reflection to meet your child's needs. Strategies work when parents and children already have a solid connection. This class is a good introduction into parenting, prior to attending strategies based classes.

    To register, email Bonnie Jean Kuras at kurasb18@ecu.edu or register through the TEDI BEAR CAC website training tab.

     

October 19, 2019
  • Revealing Your True Self: Masquerade Ball!

    October 19, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    A fun event designed for all teen girls to come dressed up in their best masquerade and enjoy an evening of fun, games, door prizes, music and powerful speakers!

    Learning in a world full of "masks," the best person to be... is your true authentic self! This event is Free of Charge and designed for girls (6th-12th grades.)

    For more information, contact Liz Liles @ Liz@daughtersofworth.org. www.daughtersofworth.org

     

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