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General Opportunities

  • Community Outreach

    Responsibilities:

    Tabling for Seattle Against Slavery/Federal Way Coalition Against Trafficking at local community events, trainings and conferences! Volunteers interface with the public to help educate the community about human trafficking and the work that SAS is doing in the area.

    In order to represent SAS/FWCAT at community events,  completing the SAS New Volunteer Training is required. Volunteers need reliable transportation to transport outreach materials.

    Desired Skills:

    • Comfortable speaking with diverse groups of people across the community
    • Ability to speak to SAS’s mission and the programs that we offer
    • Friendly, approachable attitude
    • Ability to attend local community events in Seattle or the greater King County area
    Apply Now
  • Photography & Videography

    Responsibilities:

    Help us capture our ongoing work! We are looking for volunteers who are willing to donate their photography or videography skills to help us document our events, fundraisers, and outreach efforts.

    Volunteers are needed on a short-term basis for specific events. If you are willing to donate a day or evening to SAS to share your photography skills, please contact us to learn about our upcoming events!

    Desired Skills:

    • Experience with professional event photography/videography
    • Ability to attend a Seattle Against Slavery event in Seattle or the greater King County area
    Apply Now
  • Graphic Design

    Responsibilities:

    We are always on the look out for volunteers who have design skills to help us create printed and digital resources such as posters, brochures, one-pagers, event announcement flyers and great presentations. For our social media presence, we need volunteers who can create graphic content for social media.

    Graphic design volunteers will be given our brand assets like colors, fonts, and logos to maintain a cohesive branding. Opportunities for graphic design can be project-based or ongoing.

    Desired Skills:

    • Experience with PowerPoint, Word, and other Office software
    • Creative approaches to applying pre-defined branding to new projects
    • Experience working with clients to understand project needs and solicit feedback
    • Photoshop & Illustrator experience, or equivalent software
    • Responsiveness and strong collaboration skills over email
    Apply Now

FWCAT Opportunities

  • Break the Chains 5K event planning

    Responsibilities:

    Want to learn what it takes to put on a big event for a community? Join one of our event planning teams to help put on one of Washington’s largest charity 5Ks!

    Work with others to help set planning schedules, find and engage local community partners, book venues and ensure every attendee has a great time. Volunteers doing event planning can commit to short term help on a specific event or help us plan larger events over the course of several months.

    Desired Skills:

    • Ability to follow through with commitments
    • Willingness to reach out to local community partners and engage new potential partners
    • Strong sense of task ownership
    • Collaborative attitude working with others
    Apply Now

Tech Volunteering

  • Software Engineering

    Responsibilities:

    Volunteering with SAS on the tech team offers many different areas of work and we need a variety of skill sets! We are a remote-first volunteer engineering team. Learn more about out technology platform by reading about our technology program or visiting our marketing site.

    We have an Angular 4 web client/.NET backend project called Project Intercept that helps reach victims of trafficking and disrupt buyers that is an all-volunteer engineering effort. This SAAS web platform is backed by web crawlers and survivor-informed chatbots, so not only is it a tech-for-good project, but it’s also a challenging project filled with new technologies that will engage skilled software engineers!

    Desired Skills:

    • Experience with a JS framework
    • .NET Core/.NET framework experience
    • Proven track record of writing stable code with automated tests
    • Remote collaboration skills such as comfort with using Slack as a primary means of communication
    • Ability to do thorough and kind code reviews
    Apply Now
  • WordPress Development

    Responsibilities:

    Help improve this very website! We need volunteers to help us make improvements to this website such as style bug fixes, additional features, and cross-browser compatibility improvements.

    Make a visible impact for our organization!

    Desired Skills:

    • Advanced WordPress experience
    • Familiarity with Advanced Custom Fields
    • Experience with build tools such as npm & gulp
    • Proficient with Git and using GitHub
    • Ability to collaborate remotely or in person at our Seattle office
    Apply Now
  • Data Science & Analytics

    Responsibilities:

    What happens before and after we run our programs? Help us improve the repeatability and reliability of the statistics we gather about the efficacy of our program. Learn more about out technology platform by reading about our technology program or visiting our marketing site.

    Work on data analysis to understand the online landscapes where trafficking victims are posted and other insights such as measuring estimated numbers of minors or repeat victimizations across multiple locations.

    We gather data about buyers who interact with our bots—we need help creating repeatable analyses on recidivisms, repeat offenders, and buyer behavior. By better understanding those who victimize, we can work on stopping the victimization before it happens.

    Desired Skills:

    • Python and Flask experience
    • Experience with or willingness to use Docker
    • Skills with Tableau or PowerBI
    • Ability to connect over video call with our data science team
    • Comfortable using Git
    Apply Now
  • UX/UI Design

    Responsibilities:

    We are looking for ongoing design volunteers who can help us with UI improvements and platform UX! Learn more about out technology platform by reading about our technology program or visiting our marketing site.

    We use Figma to maintain mockups for the platform but as we add new features, we need new designs. We also need help improving the existing user experience to communicate more clearly through the UI so that our customers can find what they need on the platform.

     

    Desired Skills:

    • Experience with design work for a software platform or app
    • Collaboration skills working with project managers, developers, and other designers
    • Skills with a design asset or mockup software such as Zeplin, Sketch, or Figma (we use Figma)
    • Ability to translate customer feedback into actionable design changes
    Apply Now