The Center for Court Innovation is a non-profit organization that works to create a more effective and humane justice system by performing original research and helping launch reforms by guiding justice innovators, nationally and internationally. The Center creates operating projects that have been documented to reduce the use of jail and prison, assist victims of crime, and strengthen communities.
The Brownsville Community Justice Center ("Justice Center") seeks to reengineer how the justice system works in Brownsville, Brooklyn. In particular, the Justice Center is dedicated to building off-ramps for young people who come into contact with the justice system by providing much needed services to young people arrested in Brownsville. The aim is to provide the kind of support that young people need to become law-abiding members of society. The goal is to reduce crime and the use of incarceration, while at the same time restoring local faith in the justice system.
The Justice Center seeks a Coordinator, Youth Justice Programs to work with at risk youth through interest based, alternative to incarceration, re-entry and gendered programs. The Coordinator, Youth Justice Programs will work as a part of an interdisciplinary team utilizing a strengths-based model to engage youth ages 13-24 from Brownsville who are at risk or have come in contact with the criminal justice system; with the hopes of providing off ramps from future systems involvement. Reporting to the Program Manager, the Coordinator, Youth Justice Programs is primarily responsible for providing comprehensive advocacy and case management, counseling, and leadership development programming for youth participants.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree (or higher) in human services field or equivalent experience, MSW or MHP preferred, and at least 3 years of experience working with youth and families and/or criminal or juvenile justice systems. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to using holistic and strengths-based approaches in place-based and community-based work and be comfortable working with adolescents and adults. Candidates must have the ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds. Additional qualifications include:
The Center for Court Innovation is a non-profit organization that works to create a more effective and humane justice system by performing original research and helping launch reforms by guiding justice innovators, nationally and…
Excellent benefits package including comprehensive health, dental and life insurance, four weeks paid vacation, paid sick time, TransitChek, Flexible Spending Account plans for health and dependent care, a 403(b) retirement plan and a 401(k) retirement plan with a generous employer match.
Excellent benefits package including comprehensive health, dental and life insurance, four weeks paid vacation, paid sick time, TransitChek, Flexible Spending Account plans for…