Jobs at REST

Our mission at REST is to provide pathways of freedom, safety, and hope for victims and survivors of sexual exploitation. If you’d like to join us in that mission, check out our job openings below, and see if there’s something that fits your skill set and qualifications.

To apply, email your resume and cover letter to apply@iwantrest.com.

REST is a Christian organization, dedicated to serving people of all faiths and backgrounds.


Accounts Receivable/
Database Administrator (etapestry)

Real Escape from the Sex Trade (REST) exists to provide pathways to freedom, safety, and hope for victims of sex trafficking and people involved in the sex trade. The Accounts Receivable/Database Administrator will play a vital role in REST’s financial integrity by maintaining financial records and assisting with the general operations of the finance department. The administrator will also work within eTapestry, the organization’s donor database, to ensure the timely, accurate, and consistent processing of donor gifts and acknowledgments. This position reports to the Director of Finance & HR and is a member of the finance team.


Director of Programs

The Director of Programs is responsible for developing, informing, executing, and evaluating REST programs to ensure quality care is being provided throughout REST. The Director has overall responsibility for oversight of REST Direct service staff through supervision of the program manager who oversees the daily implementation of REST programing. The Director of Programs helps to set the strategic plan for the organization, utilizing program evaluation and feedback or research gathered from victims and survivors of sexual exploitation to inform the adaptation or direction of program improvement and/or expansion. This person is responsible for operating programs within budget and contributing to grant-writing and reporting to funders, public speaking, and working with partners in the community and nationally to be part of a comprehensive and collaborative approach to ending sexual exploitation. Experience with survivors of complex trauma and an emphasis on trauma-informed and person-centered care is a must for this position. REST is a Christian organization, dedicated to serving people of all faiths and backgrounds.


Shelter support staff

The REST Emergency Receiving Center (ERC) is a new program at REST and is a critical need for women in the community who are trying to exit the sex trade and reach their personal goals. The plan for the Emergency Receiving Center is to provide drop-in services and 24/7 access to crisis intervention support, with an option for short-term emergency shelter for up to seven women (30-60 days). Women who are accepted to stay at the ERC receive stabilizing support like crisis intervention, case management, referrals for chemical dependency and mental health services, survivor support groups, education, and life skills assistance.

The ERC Shelter Support Staff are often the first point of contact clients make when accessing shelter services with REST, and play a critical role in ensuring services are running smoothly. Central to this position is the ability to develop trusting relationships while maintaining policies and procedures to ensure safe and effective programming. The Shelter Support Staff work with a team to assist guests in accessing services, meeting their needs and living harmoniously in short-term community.

Available shifts:

  • PT - Overnights - Fridays and Sundays 9:00 p.m. - 5:00 a.m. (total hours of 16)

  • PT - Saturdays and Sundays 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (total hours of 16)

  • PT - Temporary - Sundays 2:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. and Mondays 6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. from November 11 - January 18 (total hours of 16) and then move to on-call (as needed with at least a week notice)


REST House: Weekend RelieF

Weekend Relief workers at the REST House provide coverage over weekend shifts in order to maintain program consistency and provide stability and safety for each of the residents. This is a restorative housing program for up to six women, ages 18-30, who are recovering from sexual exploitation or commercial sex trafficking. Residents can stay in the home for up to one year and receive counseling, case management, education, and vocational assistance.

The philosophy of the program is largely based on individualized and trauma-informed care, with residents having choices in their program plan while also participating in regularly scheduled and structured supportive classes, groups, activities. The primary aim of this position is to build trusting relationships with residents in a consistent manner while also implementing the program guidelines and structure. This position reports to the Residential Program Supervisor. REST is a Christian organization, dedicated to serving people of all faiths and backgrounds.


Community Advocate (WARN)

Real Escape from the Sex Trade (REST) exists to provide pathways to freedom, safety, and hope for sexually exploited individuals. The REST Community Advocate is responsible for building trusting relationships with individuals who have been trafficked for commercial sex and assisting them in achieving safety, prioritizing self-identified goals, developing a plan to reach those goals, and making referrals for services to accommodate their goal plan. REST seeks to provide client-centered, trauma-informed, and strengths-based services that empower individuals to take the steps they want toward self-sufficiency. This particular position is grant-funded and serves as part of the Washington Anti-Trafficking Response Network (WARN). REST is a Christian organization, dedicated to serving people of all faiths and backgrounds.