SLI Coordinator

Position Title: Survivor Leadership Institute (SLI) Coordinator

Education: Associate’s Degree or equivalent experience  

Location: New York, New York, 10039, United States

Employment Type: Full-time

Report to: Founder and President, SLI Manager

Working Relationships: Chief Program Officer; Program Director; Chief Financial Officer; Development Director

Employment Status: Exempt

Number of Direct Reports : 0
Position Summary: The SLI Coordinator’s primary role is to assist in developing, organizing, and maintaining SLI’s resource center. In collaboration with GEMS’ Founder & President and the SLI Manager, the SLI Coordinator will be responsible for supporting with logistics for all SLI related events, webinars, social media, and the creation of survivor-led and informed content. The SLI Coordinator must be a survivor of commercial sexual exploitation in order to ensure that all content created through SLI is genuinely survivor-led and informed.
Tasks and Responsibilities: This statement of duties is for purpose of identifying this position, but is not limited to:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Draw upon their history and lived experience with commercial sexual exploitation to contribute to the survivor-led and informed content that SLI creates
  • Assist with developing and maintaining Resource Center on SLI’s micro site
  • Track and update all SLI databases and email lists
  • Process and examine all SLI Member Applications
  • Co-develop and facilitate monthly SLI webinars
  • Assist with updating and developing content for all SLI social media pages
  • Responsible for keeping department supply inventory up to date and for placing any requests for additional supplies.
  • Monitor SLI’s survivor-led online forum
  • Engage and build connections with survivors across the country
  • Keep up-to-date on latest CSEC policy, news, and research
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Associate’s Degree preferred or equivalent experience
  • Eligible to work in U.S.A
  • Fluency with GEMS’ mission in ending commercial sexual exploitation and domestic trafficking (CSEC)
  • Is a survivor of Commercial Sexual Exploitation (CSE)
  • Comfortable meeting deadlines and working on multiple projects at once
  • Knowledge of online social media platforms
  • Fluency with Microsoft Office Suite and Outlook
  • Ability to manage and organize databases
  • Comfortable with connecting to new people and maintaining relationships with survivors of CSEC

Job Competencies:

Takes initiative Collaborative Takes direction well
Deadline oriented Excellent written and verbal communication skills Pays close attention to detail
Great at Multitasking Welcomes responsibility Works well under pressure


Behavioral Competencies:

Empathetic outlook Adaptable Emotional control

GEMS Core Values:

Trauma informed Culturally competent Social justice oriented
Gender responsive Survivor leadership  


Please email a cover letter, resume and salary requirements with ‘SLI Coordinator’ in the subject line to our Survivor Leadership Institute Department at WE WILL BE REVIEWING ONLY THOSE RESUMES WITH SALARY REQUIREMENT INCLUDED.
No phone calls please!