• Support the Eleison Philippines Director in facilitating financial literacy trainings for survivors of human trafficking and gender-based violence and their family members;
• Assist the Eleison Philippines Director in documenting lessons learned during implementation of programming and training sessions;
• Support the Eleison Philippines Director in revising the financial literacy and Motivational Interviewing training curricula.
• Other tasks as assigned by the Eleison Philippines Director or Eleison Foundation Executive Director.
If the Program Assistant shows the aptitude over time, the following responsibilities could be added to her job description in the future:
• Facilitation of financial literacy trainings for survivors of human trafficking and gender-based violence and their family members;
• Conducting individual and support group sessions with program participants to support them in achieving their financial goals and overcome challenges encountered in the program;
• Supporting program participants in making their own informed decisions of how to allocate their savings accrued during the program;
• Overseeing curriculum revision and documentation of lessons learned throughout the process of implementing programming.
• Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline such as Social Work or Psychology;
• Willingness to undergo training;
• Commitment to following the Social Work Code of Ethics and engaging with the survivors while exhibiting the highest standards of respect, integrity, confidentiality, and empathy;
• Dedication to following empowerment-based approaches to working with marginalized persons;
• Intellectual curiosity and a strong willingness to learn about best practices in serving people who have been trafficked and exploited;
• Strong training and group facilitation skills;
• Excellent written communication;
• Bilingual in Cebuano and English;
• Capacity to work in a cross-cultural team context;
• Interest in and ability to work part-time with a flexible work schedule;
• Experience in counseling.
• Master’s degree in relevant discipline such as Social Work or Psychology;
• Two years of prior experience working with people who have experienced human trafficking, intimate partner violence, or other forms of abuse preferred.