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Who We Are

IJM is the global leader in protecting the poor from violence in the developing world. Our global team of over 1,000 professionals are at work in over 25 countries. Together, we are catalyzing a global movement that will rescue millions, protect half a billion, and make justice for the poor unstoppable. Motivated by God’s call to seek justice for the oppressed, we believe that the way we work is as important as the results we achieve. We are a global community that cares for one another. We value joy and celebration, and we strive to provide professional excellence to all those we serve.

The Need

IJM is seeking a high-capacity, creative and committed professional to join our Casework team in conducting and monitoring labor trafficking investigations. IJM Caseworkers gather reliable, timely and actionable information concerning victims, witnesses, and perpetrators and the means and methods involved in both cross border and internal labor trafficking. Our Caseworkers develop compelling labor trafficking cases to present to Cambodian law enforcement officials for action and intervention.


  • Networking and identifying reliable information sources on labor trafficking and specific cases/individuals needing assistance;
  • Quality victim/witness interviewing, gathering other evidence and data on cases, and building trust with and support from victims of labor trafficking leading to the development of a high volume of cases for further investigation;
  • Case file preparation and analysis of the legal elements of TIP to produce excellent cases for IJM or partners to refer to the Cambodian government for intervention;
  • Collaboration with government and non-government partners, both within Cambodia and overseas for effective and timely case intervention and victim assistance;
  • Support for legal staff and Cambodian police in tracking down absconding or missing suspects.

Education & Experience

  • University degree in relevant field such as criminal justice, social work and psychology or equivalent skills and work experience;
  • At least two years’ experience in conducting criminal investigations or other relevant experience;
  • Law enforcement experience an advantage;
  • Specific experience in working with victims of migrant workers and/or victims of human trafficking preferred.

Critical Qualities

  • Fluency in oral and written communication in Khmer and English;
  • Additional language proficiency in Thai, Burmese, Malay, or Chinese an advantage;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and other computer software is preferable;
  • A clear criminal record;
  • Valid passport (or able to obtain).
  • Attention to detail and disciplined with priorities;
  • Patient and able to work well under stress;
  • Personable with a sustained positive attitude;
  • Punctual and able to manage time and resources effectively;
  • Mindful of safety and security and able to mitigate risk in the field;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Diplomatic, flexible, and mature in judgment;
  • Professional demeanor and excellent written and oral communication;
  • Effective team player.


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A completed application includes: Resume, Cover Letter & Statement of Faith*

*What is a statement of faith?

A statement of faith should describe your Christian faith and how you see it as relevant to your involvement with IJM. The statement can either be incorporated into the cover letter or submitted as a separate document and should include, at a minimum, a description of your spiritual disciplines (prayer, study, etc.) and your current fellowship or place of worship.

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