Sex Workers Outreach Project (SWOP) – USA is inviting applications for Community Advisory Board (CAB) to help direct SWOP’s projects around Anti-Racism and Anti Oppression (AR/AO) modes of operation.

We are currently seeking 6 individuals. This role is compensated.

Sex Workers Outreach Project-USA is a national social justice network dedicated to the fundamental human rights of sex workers and their communities, focusing on ending violence and stigma through education and advocacy.

SWOP, at its most basic, is an anti-violence campaign. As a multi-state network of sex workers and advocates, we address locally and nationally the violence that sex workers experience because of their criminal status.

SWOP is in the process of develop module around AR/AO that will be available online. The CAB will be responsible for:

  • Advise in hiring of program person for AR/AO.  
  • Advise in module structure.
  • Provide technical assistance, wherever possible.
  • Provide input on module content.
  • Support content creation, wherever possible
  • Advise in creation of Needs Assessment and other similar work

The members of the SWOP CAB would ideally:

  • Have a commitment to anti oppression and anti-racism work.
  • A commitment to decriminalization of sex works in all forms.
  • Have knowledge of sex industry and culture of sex exchange (we use this language here to include people who may not or are not able to personally identify as a “sex worker” but who clearly understand the terrain.)
  • Priority skill sets include experience with module creation, previous experience with working on AR/AO related trainings, information technology.

If you are interested in applying for the SWOP CAB, please send us an email to Advisoryboard@swopusa.org by January 30th, and we will be in touch on the application process.

If possible, please send us a resume and/or a link/attachment to something that will give us an idea of who you are (some examples: a blog, interview, youtube channel, social media page, etc.) Not sending us a resume will in no way negatively impact the process.

 

Ability and lived experience are also viewed as relevant qualifications and we will be working with applicants to make the process as accessible as possible. If you have any questions, contact Advisoryboard@swopusa.org