Empowering Daughters of the Mekong

OUR VISION IS TO SEE EVERY GIRL IN THE MEKONG EMPOWERED IN THEIR EVERY DAY LIFE

One Thousand Villages is an international non-profit organisation working in Thailand, the Greater Mekong Subregion and Australia to prevent trafficking and sexual exploitation of girls and young women. We take a unique ‘bottom up’ approach to empowerment by building strong relationships and developing long-term partnerships with people, families, schools and local organisations. Our approach unites people together and fosters progress by empowering community members to address and reduce risk factors from the ground up. 

Southeast Asia

We work with communities – small and large – across Thailand and the Mekong. Programs differ in each community, but the common thread that defines our work is our commitment to forging long-term partnerships with people, families schools and local organisations. Programs include formal and non-formal education, leadership and skills development, campaigning and advocacy, social enterprise, counselling and other community services.

Australia

In Australia the program aims to break down widespread perceptions that link travelling in Southeast Asia with sexual entertainment. Over the next four years we plan to engage more Australians in this cause than ever before. Campaigning will reach all pockets of the Australian public, but will have a special focus on tourism and sporting clubs in Australia.

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Want to do something extraordinary? Looking for inspiration and not distraction? Feel passionate and don’t want a desk job? Love ‘ground up’ stuff because it cuts through all the noise? Why aren’t you working with us?

CREATIVE VOICE - MELBOURNE

Heading our efforts to dig deeper into attitudes and behaviours by young Australians traveling for sexual entertainment in Thailand. You will be passionate, courageous and love creative arts, personal development and social impact.

OPERATIONS DIRECTOR OUTDOOR KITCHEN - MELBOURNE

Take this job if you love BBQ food + spaces for community engagement + and hard work! You will have lots of energy and be highly motivated. Not just a job… this is a chance to do something awesome! This is for you? Email office@onethousandvillages.org

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAM - THAILAND

Want to help us work through the hard questions and create pathways and opportunities for girls to make a difference in their communities and world? You will be experienced, creative and totally determined to build strong relationships that make a positive difference in the world. Fluency in Thai and English. The role will be based in our office in Pattaya City. For you? Email our CEO justin@onethousandvillages.org

We hope you will join us in protecting girls and preventing trafficking, sexual violence and exploitation in the sex industry.