The Promise of Justice Initiative (PJI) is a New Orleans based nonprofit that works to create positive change for people in the criminal justice system at the intersection of direct services, impact litigation, and community engagement. We believe in a world where our justice system values each person; a world where the system supports rehabilitation, and a world where we approach justice with a lens of healing and restoration for those who are harmed. This world will be safer and more secure for all people.
The Acadiana Organizer position will help build a grassroots, community-informed movement to repeal Louisiana’s death penalty through Louisiana’s state legislature. The Acadiana Organizer will be a key player on our policy team for one year, with the possibility of an additional year renewal. A deep commitment to the values of criminal legal reform, racial justice, and the power of community organizing are critical for success in the position.
**Please note: this is a non-remote position is based in Lafayette, LA. This position is not remote, or based in our New Orleans office.**
The Acadiana Organizer will:
Salary will be commensurate with experience from $40,000-50,000 with generous benefits.
Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis and due to the timely nature of this project, the process will close by October 18, 2021.
How to Apply: Send a cover letter, resume, and three references to email@example.com.
PJI is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees. All employment decisions at PJI are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, past or present military service, history of incarceration, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. PJI will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. PJI encourages applicants of all ages, and does not discriminate based against formerly incarcerated individuals.
The Promise of Justice Initiative (PJI) is a New Orleans based nonprofit that works to create positive change for people in the criminal justice system at the intersection of direct services, impact litigation, and community engagement. We…
Generous Benefits Package
Generous Benefits Package