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Lead, Models of Care


Who We Are

IJM is the global leader in protecting the poor from violence in the developing world. Our global team of over 1,200 professionals are at work in over 30 countries. Together, we are catalyzing a global revolution that will rescue millions, protect half a billion, and make justice for the poor unstoppable.

Motivated by God’s call to seek justice for the oppressed, we believe that the way we work is as important as the results we achieve. We are a global community that cares for one another. We value joy and celebration, and we strive to provide professional excellence to all those we serve.

The Need

The National Aftercare Development Lead on Models of Care is responsible for developing sustainable and replicable models in caring for the survivors of Online Sexual Exploitation of Children (OSEC). The candidate will lead the development of relevant tools and standards that will serve as a guide or reference in providing appropriate and effective services to OSEC survivors. The candidate will provide leadership in innovative program development that facilitates the restoration of the survivors. The candidate will also document and test best practices that set standards in aftercare service.

This position is based at Manila, Philippines, and reports to the Director of National Aftercare Development.


Design Models of Care

  • Gather relevant concepts and data from field office teams and stakeholders on their experiences and challenges in handling OSEC;
  • In consultation and collaboration with the aftercare team, develop working models of care resulting from a successful partnership in foster care, shelter care, and modified residential care for OSEC survivors;
  • Capture and develop emerging innovative models of care from the ongoing projects and interventions such as Assessment Center and Foster Care;
  • Organize focused group discussions and forums to consult partners including survivors in designing the model of care;
  • Facilitate testing and validation of the developed model of care;
  • Attend and participate in relevant meetings and provide appropriate feedback to the Aftercare and national teams; and
  • Collaborate with the Prosecution Development team in the creation and implementation of models of care-related projects pertinent to both Prosecution and Aftercare.

Track the Aftercare standardized indicators

  • Coordinate with the M&E team in tracking and analysis of the standardized aftercare indicators; and
  • Inform the team on the updates, analysis results, and recommendations.

Update or create aftercare tools and minimum standards

  • Analyze JDS and other internal and external data related to models of care;
  • Work with the M&E team in enhancing and developing tools to track and measure aftercare interventions/services for the improvement of strategic support initiatives of the aftercare teams;
  • Develop and enhance minimum standards of care for OSEC survivors;
  • Consult the field office aftercare team and stakeholders, including survivors in enhancing, creating, and validating the tools and minimum standards; and
  • In collaboration with the M&E team, conduct Aftercare related research on OSEC and makes recommendations for the improvement of the aftercare programs and services.

Documentation and Reporting

  • Contribute to the monthly report on the progress of the projects and initiatives related to models of care;
  • Document significant events and prepare reports as required; and
  • Update the database related to models of care and record relevant events into the JDS.

General tasks

  • Participate in IJM’s spiritual formation, staff care, and professional development programs; and
  • Perform other related duties and tasks as assigned by the National Aftercare Development Director.


  • Have at least 4 years experience in anti-trafficking or related child protection work;
  • Master’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited university;
  • Professional technical experience matching the above-mentioned duties and responsibilities;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Professional in demeanor, written and oral communications;
  • Expertise in Microsoft Word and Excel;
  • Ability to simultaneously manage the completion of multiple tasks with multiple deadlines;
  • Excellent community development, project management, monitoring, supervision and provision of technical assistance and facilitation skills;
  • Evident passion to help people suffering injustice and oppression;
  • Knowledge on: (1) OSEC and dynamics of survivors (2) Social Work Practice Model Development (3) Program/project management (4) Child protection systems and strategies;
  • Oral and written communication;
  • Program/project management; and
  • Monitoring and evaluation.

Critical Qualities:

  • Mature orthodox Christian faith as defined by the Apostles’ Creed;
  • Strong service ethic and passion to help people suffering injustice;
  • Organized, detail-oriented, and disciplined with priorities;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Patient, flexible, and persistent;
  • Professional, diplomatic, and mature in judgment and demeanor;
  • Able to work effectively and appropriately in a cross-cultural setting; and
  • Able to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.

Send Job Application (Resume, Cover Letter & Statement of Faith*) to:


*What is a statement of faith?
A statement of faith should describe your Christian faith and how you see it as relevant to your involvement with IJM. The statement can either be incorporated into the cover letter or submitted as a separate document and should include, at a minimum, a description of your spiritual disciplines (prayer, study, etc.) and your current fellowship or place of worship.

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