Coalition Against Trafficking and Exploitation

Community Education Manager

About Missouri Coalition Against Trafficking and Exploitation (CATE)

The Coalition Against Trafficking & Exploitation is a statewide collaborative effort of agencies and individuals building on a community movement to prevent and respond to human trafficking and exploitation through advocacy, public policy, education, and direct outreach strategies.

Collectively, these core activities work towards our vision to ensure evidence-based service delivery to survivors and standardized education and awareness to the Missouri region. The CATE coalition believes in a community that is Educated, Aware, and Supportive.

CATE is housed and supported by Healing Action Network.

Position Overview

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious, highly organized, resourceful individual interested in systems change to join a high functioning team that works with a diverse group of community partners.

The Community Education Manager, reporting to the Coalition Director, is responsible for leading and implementing the coalition’s training and community education activities. As an important member of the CATE team, the manager will coordinate and facilitate a variety of training topics that centers standards of care for serving human trafficking survivors as well as creating tailored training and education materials.

What You Will Do

Training Development & Delivery

  • Design, develop, and update training programs on human trafficking and exploitation for various audiences, including service providers, community members, and other stakeholders.
  • Create training materials, including presentations, manuals, and online resources, that are informative, engaging, and culturally sensitive.
  • Coordinate, schedule, and conduct training sessions and workshops across the state of Missouri, both in-person and virtually, for diverse groups.
  • Facilitate interactive discussions, role-playing exercises, and Q&A sessions to enhance participant learning and engagement.
  • Coordinate training partnerships to expand training opportunities for CATE members and the community.
  • Maintaining database records through accurate/timely documentation of all activities.
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of training programs through feedback, surveys, and performance metrics.
  • Prepare regular reports on training activities, outcomes, and impact for internal and external stakeholders.

Community Engagement & Advocacy

  • Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, including law enforcement, legislators, healthcare providers, social services, advocacy groups, community organizations, schools, faith-based groups, and businesses to identify training needs, co-host events, and share resources.
  • Participate in and represent CATE at exhibits, workshops, promotions, and conferences to promote community awareness of human trafficking and exploitation issues.
  • Stay informed about current trends, research, and best practices in the field of anti-trafficking.
  • Participate as directed and assigned to workgroups and other committees.

Trauma Informed Supervision

  • Interview, hire, train, onboard, and effectively provide direct supervision, support, and professional development for your teams AmeriCorps members and staff.
  • Assign and monitor workloads of supervisees.
  • Provide clear instructions and expectations for activities while maintaining effective oversite.
  • Communicate with the Director about the team’s needs.

Requirements

  • Openly embrace working with all people, regardless of age, gender, race, religious background, immigration status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, ability, and health status. We are an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
  • Have a degree in Social Work, Public Health, or related degree with a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in training and education, preferably within nonprofit or human services sector.
  • Have in-depth knowledge of human trafficking and exploitation issues, including intervention frameworks, victim identification, and support services.
  • Have experience in program development, curriculum design, and instructional methods.
  • Have excellent public speaking and presentation skills, with the ability to engage and inspire diverse audiences.
  • Have experience with leading teams, supervision, or coaching from a collaborative, supportive, and growth mindset.
  • Are detailed oriented, organized, goal directed, and can demonstrate professional writing skills and the use of collaborative software and mass communication tools.
  • Have a flexible, creative, and proactive working style with the ability to work independently and as a part of the team, managing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Can pass a background, driving record, and Family Care registry check.
  • Have a valid driver’s license, proof of automobile insurance, and reliable transportation at time of hire and ability to maintain throughout employment. This position requires frequent travel.

Salary and Benefits

  • This is a full-time exempt salary position. Starting salary is $50,000.

    • 100% paid Medical, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, and short-term disability starting on day one
    • 11 paid holidays, birthday pay, 23 days of PTO, paid sick leave
    • Wellness perks, Employee appreciation days, Learning and development resources, flexible workplace policy
      And much more!

Next Steps

If you are qualified and interested, send resume and cover letter to [email protected].

At CATE, a Healing Action Network agency, diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity applies to our volunteers, our workforce, and the communities we serve as it relates to human trafficking, prevention, education, advocacy and direct services.

EOE/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities