Human Rights Investigator/Monitor at Fair Food Standards Council

Employment Opportunites

FFSC Investigator/Monitors conduct proactive audits of participating growers’ operations, including detailed interviews of field workers, supervisors, and management.  Payroll reviews are conducted, in addition to monitoring the distribution of Fair Food Premium bonus payments to workers.  Monitors also receive and investigate complaints from workers through a 24-hour confidential hotline.  Working in teams, and together with the Executive Director, Monitors play a key role in drafting audit reports, investigating and resolving complaints, and designing corrective action plans.

Qualifications/Experience

  • Experience in human rights, workers’ rights or some other field of social change that provides demonstrable evidence of a commitment to the principles underlying the Fair Food Program;
  • Experience working with immigrant populations in the US or rural populations elsewhere;
  • Ability to interact well with people of different nationalities, gender, and education levels;
  • Comfort working in rural areas, including onsite at farms (outdoors);
  • Willingness to work irregular hours; and
  • Valid drivers’ license.

Knowledge/Skills

  • Proficiency in Spanish;
  • Ability to connect facts and discern patterns;
  • Strong communication and interviewing skills;
  • Strong writing and documentation skills, including attention to detail;
  • Basic knowledge of Excel and quantitative analysis;
  • Willingness to undertake a wide range of responsibilities and “do what is necessary”;
  • Ability to work well as part of a team, as well as independently; and
  • Discipline and initiative.

Salary and benefits are competitive within the non-profit sector.  The FFSC is an equal opportunity employer committed to developing a workforce that reflects and can relate easily to the diverse populations involved in the Fair Food Program.

Job title: Human Rights Investigator/Monitor

Location: Sarasota, Florida

Closing date: Open until filled