RIGHT TO JUSTICE COORDINATOR
This inaugural role coordinates grassroots organizing efforts towards policy goals related to criminal legal reform in Hays and Caldwell Counties by base building with people impacted by criminalization and allied community members. The person in this role will participate in local and regional organizing related to criminal legal reform using digital communications, community surveys, and other creative tools. They will also coordinate campaign events, alliance work, and public presentations in order to spur systemic change through public education by uplifting real local experiences of directly impacted persons towards more just policy outcomes.
Responsibilities of the role also include attending coalition meetings, interviewing pretrial detainees in jail and outside pro se docket hearings, and reporting on these findings on issues related to, but not limited to, pretrial detention, and cash bail. The person in this position will work closely with other regional state allied organizers and Mano Amiga staffers. This position also requires supporting other staff members in conducting research and analysis on policies related to criminal legal reform and evaluating its impact on those affected by criminalization.
This position reports to the Executive Director.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Strong applicants also possess the following:
We encourage all qualified candidates, particularly those who have been impacted by criminalization, to apply.
Compensation and Benefits:
This is a part-time, hourly position in San Marcos, Texas with an office located at 174 South Guadalupe Street. The schedule is 25-30 hours per week, with potential for full-time employment depending on funding. The compensation for this position will be $18/hour. Benefits include a $300/month healthcare stipend and paid time for sick, vacation, and holidays, in accordance with Mano Amiga’s policies.
About the organization:
It is the mission of Mano Amiga SM to educate, advocate, animate, and organize alongside historically low-income underrepresented communities impacted by criminalization, incarceration, and immigration along the I-35 corridor including Guadalupe, Caldwell, Hays, and Comal counties.
We aim to construct an 80-mile-long zone of resistance to dismantle discriminatory policies and practices rooted in solutions, deep in the heart of Texas.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
Mano Amiga is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employing staff, or selection of volunteers, on the basis of race, creed, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, carceral system experience or conviction, veteran status, financial status or HIV status. Mano Amiga works affirmatively to build a staff and board that includes people of many different races, classes, genders, physical and mental abilities, ages, and sexual orientations.
RIGHT TO JUSTICE COORDINATOR
This inaugural role coordinates grassroots organizing efforts towards policy goals related to criminal legal reform in Hays and Caldwell Counties by base building with people…