Prevention Specialist ( Office on Trafficking in Persons)

Clearance Level
Functional Experts
Washington, District of Columbia

REQ#: RQ104273

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: NACI (T1)
Requisition Type: Regular

The Prevention Specialist supports the prevention team at the Office on Trafficking in Persons (OTIP) by coordinating outreach and education programs that provide information about the deterrence and prevention of human trafficking. The candidate works with internal and external stakeholders to conduct evaluation and research to inform and identify target audiences; messaging and dissemination plans to increase public awareness of anti-human trafficking programs; and outreach to individuals who may be at risk or experiencing human trafficking.  The candidate also provides oversight support to grantees involved in prevention efforts to ensure appropriate service and message delivery.

Duties include:

  • Serves as a program liaison to funded grant recipients that provide services, training, and technical assistance for foreign and domestic victims of severe forms of human trafficking, and to raise awareness, identify and refer victims of human trafficking to services and assistance. 

  • Works with cross-functional teams and OTIP leadership to develop and implement targeted messaging, outreach strategies, and awareness and education campaigns

  • Coordinates events and activities surrounding prevention efforts such as conferences and trainings

  • Supports and participates in the provision of training, technical assistance, webinars and listening sessions for grantees and other stakeholders

  • Assist in coordinating training and technical assistance development and dissemination

  • Assists in the drafting, updating and dissemination of the Prevention Action Plan

  • Reviews and provides input and feedback on prevention curriculums, ensuring consistency of approach and effectiveness of delivery based on the intended audience

  • Gathers and compiles data for meeting presentations, reports, and other data inquiries

  • Identifies and assists in establishing public-private partnerships to advance OTIP anti-trafficking prevention and training and technical assistance efforts

  • Coordinates clearances and approvals through proper HHS and ACF leadership channels

  • Assists with HHS-wide efforts to commemorate National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention month

  • Develops guidance for grantees and stakeholders on effective awareness and outreach efforts using OTIP’s campaign materials

  • Gathers data, anecdotes and other information for reporting and outreach purposes

  • Other duties, as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Public Health, or a related discipline. Advanced degree preferred.


  • 5 years of related experience coordinating prevention efforts/programming to include curriculum design/review

  • Knowledge and experience with adult learning principles and curriculum development

  • Experience in the fields of anti-trafficking, interpersonal violence and/or gender equity preferred

  • Experience providing training and technical assistance to a variety of stakeholders

  • Demonstrated cultural competency and experience working with/on behalf of vulnerable populations

  • Understanding of current trends in the anti-trafficking and violence prevention fields

  • Experience with marketing tools and social media platforms, including Google Analytics, Facebook, Twitter, social media content managers, and others

  • Experience with web design, publication, and graphic design

  • Competencies in desktop publishing skills and graphic production and design

  • Excellent communication and writing skills

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Ability to analyze and present data

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