Volunteer

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA

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Spend a Spring, Summer, or Fall/Winter working alongside the A21 team as we endeavor to end human trafficking.

 

Current Opportunities:


Part-time & Full-time Volunteers
Part-time volunteers are individuals who are willing to commit a minimum of 15 hours per week for a minimum of two terms as outlined below.

Full-time volunteers are individuals who are willing to commit full time (40 hours per week) for a minimum of one term as outlined below.

Volunteer Tasks & Roles:
  • Researching and creating resources for survivors: the type of resources vary on a case by case basis
  • Assisting aftercare staff with various projects and errands
  • Assisting aftercare staff with survivor appointments, as needed and appropriate
  • Creating care packages for survivors
  • Designing graphics for various aftercare materials
  • Data entry and correspondence with other organizations
  • Partake in A21 initiatives happening locally
  • Office organization and upkeep
  • Administration
  • Graphic design

  

Term Dates & Application Deadlines:


TERM
: Spring 2021 (January 11th, 2021 - May 21st, 2021)
Deadline for applicants relocating to Charlotte: DECEMBER 15th, 2020

TERM:
Summer 2021 (May 17th, 2021 - August 20th, 2021)
Deadline for applicants relocating to Charlotte: March 7th, 2021

TERM:
Fall 2021 (August 16th, 2021 - December 17th, 2021)
Deadline for applicants relocating to Charlotte: June 6th, 2021

 

Requirements:

  • 18+ years old
  • Volunteers must be able to read and write in English
  • Applicants must be able to commit to the part-time or full-time requirements as listed above. Please note: The vast majority of our work takes place during normal business hours (Monday-Friday 9am-5pm Eastern).
  • Applicants must be able to commit to the full intake term as posted above

 

FAQ'S:

 
Q: What is required to apply?

A:

  • Online Application
  • Resume or CV
  • Cover Letter
  • 2 References: 1 Character reference and 1 Professional reference
  • K10 Assessment: The K10 Assessment is a basic psychological assessment to be completed by the applicant; it does not require anyone, including a professional, to be present or sign off on it.
  • Mental Health Letter: A21 needs to obtain a basic review and/or letter from the applicant’s General Practitioner or Psychologist that clears the applicant to work around survivors of human trafficking.
  • Background check consent form: This form is to be filled out by the applicant and will be used and paid for by A21 to run a background check on them.
  • 2 Interviews: By invite only
The process will continue to become more detailed as you move through the application.

 

Q: Can I get a university internship credit for volunteering?

A: At this time, we offer unpaid volunteer positions that can be considered for school accreditation. However, outside of that we do not offer any sort of internship. As all universities have different requirements for internship credits, please send us your universities internship program requirements ahead of time to see if it aligns with our volunteer program. You can send these to volunteer.ec@a21.org.

 

Q: I cannot volunteer for the entire term and/or I will be coming late/leaving early– will I still be accepted into the program?

A: Due to the importance of the work involved and the large amount of applications we receive, we are unable to consider individuals who are not able to commit to the full term and the required hours.

 

Q: Do you accept international applicants?

A: Yes! A21 in Charlotte, North Carolina accepts international applicants, however, there are a few things to be aware of if you are applying from overseas:

  • International applicants must be able to read and write in English.
  • International applicants are required to pay all costs associated with volunteering, including, but not limited to travel, accommodation, transportation and visa costs. 
  • International applicants are responsible for obtaining all visa requirements to volunteer with A21 in Charlotte. 

 

Q: What can I expect for the interviews?

A: The interviews are A21’s opportunity to get to know you, your heart for A21, and your experience in the workplace; we will also ask several questions pertaining to your knowledge about A21 and human trafficking. If you have any questions that have not been answered with information on the A21 website, please come prepared to ask those questions in the interviews.

Interviews are held within one hour time slots Monday - Friday 9am-5pm Eastern Time zone for the United States. Please make sure to email us at volunteer.ec@a21.org to reschedule your interview if the interview time is not compatible with your time zone.

 

Q: Can I change the term I applied for? 

A: You may change the term for which you’ve applied, as long as the term stays within one year of your online application submission. Beyond one year, you will need to reapply online for the desired term. However, acceptance is contingent on positions available.

 

Q: When will I hear back from A21 about my application?

A: Due to the time it takes to process applications, the A21 team will begin reviewing all applications after the application deadline. If we move forward with your application, you will also receive more information regarding orientation and training, options for housing, transportation, food, cost of living, and paperwork needed to volunteer in the US (if you are an International Applicant). 

If you have a time pressing need, please reach out to info.ec@a21.org

Additionally, please make sure to check spam and trash inboxes for an email from our team.

 

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