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Use your skills to end slavery.

Slavery still exists. International Justice Mission is a global organization with a solution to end it. We need the most passionate and talented individuals with us.

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We believe we can end slavery in our lifetime, but we can't do it alone.

From accountants to network engineers to assistants, our team of professionals has an opportunity to leverage their skills in the fight for justice.

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IJM CULTURE

What is it Like to Work Here?

After attending IJM’s Global Prayer Gathering, I felt compelled to serve and spent a year in Bangalore as an Admin Intern. Today, I get to provide technology solutions for the global mission. My ukulele is my “discipline of joy,” and I love breaking it out for the occasional jam session.

Christina End User Services Manager

It took me a few years in corporate to realize I needed something more engaging. I moved to Uganda as an IJM Communications Fellow and never looked back — finally using my writing for a mission that matters. Now in DC, I get to share survivors' stories from India in new ways every day. IJM has helped me grow as a writer, certainly, but I've also loved exploring life visually — now my camera comes with me wherever I go!

Scott Communications Manager, South Asia

I was hesitant about moving to Washington, given that it meant leaving the best city in the world: Chicago! But I am passionate about helping people use their voice to fight crimes like human trafficking. I work with our Global Advancement team to develop strategies that help offer IJM's supporters ways to engage in the fight for justice. I love strategic plans and spreadsheets, but the most meaningful part of my job is finding ways to invite other people into this mission.

Erica Senior Director, Global Advancement Strategy & Operations

Every case and client IJM engages with is a response to God's call on us to be the channel of His love and mercy. My own role within this broader mandate is to oversee our efforts to bring that vision to the body of Christ worldwide. What could be better than being God's hands and feet in this world, and helping His Church become one. Add to that, and the joys of D-I-Y and books over the weekend — I am living the good life, I'd say!

Abey Global Director, Church Partnerships

I love solving puzzles, and working as a researcher is like solving one puzzle after another. I came to IJM after spending over six years as a corporate researcher at a Big Four accounting firm. I have the privilege to spend every day leading a team that provides research and strategy to our advancement teams so that we can see slavery end in our lifetime.

Thomas Director of Research and Prospect Management
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Resources

US-BASED

Medical/dental/vision
Retirement contribution
Paid leave
Relocation
Spiritual retreats
Daily staff prayer
Expatriate compensation

EXPATRIATE

Furlough
Tuition for school-aged children
Tax assistance
Expatriate compensation

What is the culture like at IJM?

We offer a fast-paced, professional and friendly work environment for our employees. We work diligently to provide tangible relief for the people we serve, while being good stewards of the funds generously provided to us by our donors.

IJM employees begin each day with 30 minutes of silence and solitude before God and gather at 11:00 a.m. for corporate prayer. We hold quarterly staff retreats to provide spiritual refreshment and team building opportunities.

What is the interview process?

Completed applications are reviewed by the IJM Recruiting Team and the hiring manager. Phone interviews are conducted with the most qualified applicants, followed by in-office interviews with the top candidates. IJM completes a thorough review of references prior to making an employment offer.

What is the office attire?

Office attire is smart business casual.

May I schedule an informational interview?

Due to the quantity of applications that we receive, we are unable to offer informational interviews for employment opportunities.

How many people work for IJM?

We have more than 900 staff worldwide, and 95% of us are at work in our own countries.

Will I receive notification of the status of my application?

All applicants will receive a verbal or written response communicating whether or not we will be moving forward with their application. Due to the volume we receive, we cannot provide specific updates on the status of pending applications.

Does IJM provide benefits to employees?

We offer competitive salaries, with excellent medical, dental and retirement benefits to all employees. Additional benefits such as relocation and generous paid time off are provided for all regular full-time staff.

Do I need to submit a separate application for each position of interest?

Yes.

IJM is committed to building a diverse workforce through fair and equitable employment practices. IJM encourages people of any race, color, age, sex, marital status, or political ideology, to apply for employment. As a faith-based organization, IJM has the legal right under SEC. 2000e-1 [Section702] of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, to require that all employees practice a mature orthodox Christian faith, as defined by the Apostles' Creed.

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Petra Kooman

Director of Marketing and Public Relations
pkooman@ijm.ca
519.679.5030 x.229

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