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San Mateo Law & Reentry Programs Coordinator

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Fresh Lifelines for Youth (Alameda County)


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Position Title: Law and Reentry Programs Coordinator

Reports To: Law and Reentry Programs Manager                          

Status: Non Exempt, Full Time


Location: Based in San Mateo County


About Fresh Lifelines for Youth 

Founded in 2000, Fresh Lifelines for Youth (FLY) is an award-winning nonprofit working to break the cycle of juvenile violence, crime, and incarceration. FLY believes that all our children deserve a chance to become more than their past mistakes. FLY’s legal education, leadership training, and mentoring programs motivate and equip youth to change the course of their lives. We are also committed to helping our juvenile justice systems become more just, humane, and equitable. As a result, FLY increases safety in our communities and decreases the costs and consequences of crime. 


For more information about Fresh Lifelines for Youth please go to: www.flyprogram.org.


Description of the Law Program: The Law Program is a 12-week legal education course with experiential components that inspires youth to change their behavior and builds their skills and confidence to help make change possible.


Brief Description of the Reentry Program: The Reentry Program empowers youth to decrease juvenile justice system involvement and successfully transition back into their communities.


Law and Reentry Programs Coordinator - Position Summary

The Law and Reentry Programs Coordinator supports all functions of running effective and efficient Law and Reentry Programs in San Mateo County.


Primary Responsibilities:

·      Build and Maintain Positive Stakeholder Relationships

o  Communicate effectively and professionally with stakeholders through email, phone, and in person

o  Generate and maintain positive and strategic relationships with probation officers and outside stakeholders

o  Aid in the efforts of increasing volume of youth referrals from probation and other sources

o  Help schedule and attend youth recruitment pitches

o  Process new youth referrals into the LRE program throughout the program year

o  As needed to attend external meetings


·      Coordinate the Preparation of Supplies for Volunteer Trainings, Facilitation, Field Trips, Events and Graduation

o  Provide ongoing support for Law volunteers and SMC Reentry and Law staff in terms of supplies

o  Prepare and transport all supplies needed for all events

o  Order meals and prepare snacks for all events

o  Assist with coordination in the Law and Reentry programs such as; ordering food, booking rooms, creating an agenda, and preparing supplies for pro-social events, workshops, etc. 


·       Coordinate Volunteer Recruitment in conjunction with the Law Program Site Manager

·       Provide assistance to the Law Program Site Manager for the preparation of all presentations and general volunteer recruitment, including attending presentations, providing general information to potential volunteers regarding the Law Program, and networking to increase volunteer recruitment as needed for additional sites

·       Organize and schedule volunteer facilitator interviews including providing packets/paperwork to Law Program Site Manager and Law Program Manager prior to interview

·       Process all volunteer clearances within 48 hours of volunteer interviews, which include updating Site Manager and Program Manager on clearances statuses.

·       Plan, organize and coordinate logistics for volunteer training including: buying supplies, booking rooms, ordering food, etc.  

·       Attend and provide logistical support for all meetings and trainings that pertain to the Law Program including volunteer training, field trips and recognition ceremony 


·      Provide General Programmatic and Administrative Support

o  Enter all Law and Reentry Programs team reimbursements into the budget tracking system and turn-in to accounting

o  Provide rides to youth for field trips, activities, and events as needed

o  Participate in involvement of Leadership Recruitment


·      ETO Database

o  Generate attendance reports for Law and Reentry Programs Manager on a monthly basis.

o  Enter Law and Reentry attendance, assessments and other needed documents into ETO within 72 hours

o  Responsible for organization and data entry of all referrals into database

o  Keep Reentry and Law files and binders organized and updated

o  Process new youth referrals into the database within 72 hours of receiving the referral.

o  Process LRE volunteers paperwork and documents into database

o  Process youth attendance, demographics, and assessments into database for the law program, and juvenile hall.

o  Process volunteer efforts into database on a weekly basis


·      Facilitation of Law-Related Education Curriculum

o  Facilitate at two law sites per semester. 

o  Facilitate at Juvenile Hall as needed

o  Provide support at various sites with facilitation as needed

·       Other duties as needed and assigned.


Qualification and Competency Requirements

Positional Competencies – required for Coordinators

●     Computer Skills: Proficiency with applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Experienced with data-base systems. Experience with Efforts to Outcomes (ETO) database is a plus.

●     Strong Organizational Skills: Ability to juggle many projects and tasks with autonomy. Proven administrative skills and ability to manage programmatic organization, forecasting and implementation at a high level of professionalism.

●     Strategic Thinking: Experience and proven ability to exercise independent judgment and discernment regarding important decisions that directly impact the success of the LRE program and FLY organization. 

●     Relationship Building: Ability to initiate, develop and maintain trusting relationships in a short period of time with youth, parents, those representing the juvenile justice system, other key external stakeholders, and FLY volunteers and staff. Possess the passion to energetically promote FLY’s mission/vision and Law Program components to attract, develop and retain youth and volunteer participation with FLY.  

●     Strong Communication Skills: Exceptional verbal and written communication skills with all youth and internal/external stakeholders, including timely and professional follow-through with phone calls and email correspondence; and the ability to effectively present information in a clear and concise manner to program staff and community partners.

●     Time Management: Utilizes strategic time management to concentrate efforts on FLY priorities through efficient systems, processes and tools.  

Position Title: Law and Reentry Programs Coordinator

Reports To: Law and Reentry Programs Manager                          

Status: Non Exempt, Full Time


Location: Based in San Mateo County


About Fresh Lifelines for Youth 

Founded in 2000, Fresh Lifelines for Youth (FLY…

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How to Apply

All interested candidates must go to our Careers page on our website, https://flyprogram.org/about/careers/. They will click on the link for our open positions and complete the online application process. 

All interested candidates must go to our Careers page on our website, https://flyprogram.org/about/careers/. They will click on the link for our open positions and complete the online…

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330 Twin Dolphin Drive, Redwood City, CA 94065

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