Auction Coordinator


The primary responsibility of the Auction Coordinator is to acquire tangible and intangible gifts-In-kind that can be liquidated via Charity Buzz and other online or live auction venues.


Essential duties include identifying prospective gift-in-kind (GIK) donors; soliciting GIK donations; composing auction descriptions; listing items through the most appropriate auction venues; overseeing all elements of the auction; serving as liaison between auction providers; donors and bidders; facilitating fulfillment; and cultivating ongoing relationships with all stakeholders. As an integral part of the Safe Port Initiative development team, the Auction Coordinator 's fundraising goal is $15,000 per month.


Examples of successful auction items include vacation packages, artwork, VIP experiences at concerts and sporting events, opportunities to interact with celebrities, and walk-on or speaking roles in movies, television shows and commercials. A recent auction for a speaking role in a Jumbotron commercial that will air during the Indy 500 resulted in a winning bid of more than $10,000!


The selected candidate for this newly created position will be compensated on a pay-for-performance basis for the first 90 days. Following his/her successful 90-day evaluation, the Auction Coordinator will receive an annual base salary of $45,000, plus a generous bonus structure for exceeding the monthly fundraising goal.


To apply, please submit a current resume and a cover letter summarizing your qualifications and the reasons you are interested in the position to careers@safeportinitiative.org. The duties and responsibilities of the Auction Coordinator can be performed from your home office. A reliable internet connection and excellent computer skills are essential, as is the ability to communicate effectively by e-mail and telephone.

Career Opportunities

Classroom Proctors & Instructors


Through our relationships with business centers around the globe, Safe Port Initiative has acquired access to more than 3000 meeting spaces worldwide. Equipped with audio and video conferencing technology, these meeting spaces serve as classrooms for delivering distance education to survivors of human rights violations and persecution.


We currently have the ability to provide curriculum in thirty languages and at all academic levels including primary and secondary school education, ESL, vocational training, and microenterprise development. As the needs of those we serve increase, so does our need for proctors and instructors.


Proctors facilitate the delivery of prepared lessons to groups of students and work with our meeting space providers to ensure that technological and other resources are administered seamlessly. Proctors also help students acclimate to a classroom setting, ensure that students have all necessary materials and supplies, answer basic questions, and serve as regional liaisons to the US corporate headquarters. One year of teaching or training experience is required.


Instructors work with the US headquarters to develop curriculum for students in their geographic area, provide translation services, collaborate with local educational institutions and businesses, and coordinate local resources.  Instructors are also responsible for recruiting and training proctors. Three years of formal teaching or training experience is required,  Certification is preferred.


Opportunities for proctors and instructors are  available worldwide. To apply for either position, please submit a current resume and a cover letter summarizing your qualifications and the reasons you are interested in the position to careers@safeportinitiative.org.


Safe Port Initiative

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