Program Assistant (Global Auditing & Assessments Department)



  • Location: Amherst, MA
  • Closing Date: 31/12/2019

Verité is a growing, award-winning non-profit organization that illuminates and addresses serious human rights and labor rights violations in factories, farms and other workplaces around the world. We serve private sector and public-sector clients by building their internal understanding of the labor rights problems they face in their supply chains and operations, and their skills to solve those problems.

Program Assistant (Global Auditing & Assessments Department)

Tasks and specific responsibilities

  • Write and edit accurate, unbiased, comprehensive, and timely reports on labor practices drawing on field assessment teams as well as Verité legal and field research.
  • Collect, clean, and triangulate data from field assessment teams for client deliverables.
  • Receive and track client deliverables and ensure that they are delivered in a timely manner.
  • Learn and apply client and global standards and labor laws governing audit and assessment reports.
  • Assist Program Manager and Department Directors with development and implementation of systems to assess the labor rights risks on a sectoral and geographic basis.
  • Assist in the development of templates and protocols for diverse written deliverables.
  • Assist in drafting of audit assessment reports, guidance documents, and other development efforts as needed.
  • Track implementation of project workplans and coordinate with the Program Manager to ensure timely and on-budget project delivery.
  • Liaise between program and field staff as necessary.

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