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Senior Training Associate, Justice Transformation

Híbrido, El trabajo se debe realizar en o cerca de Los Angeles, CA

Descripción

Tipo de contrato:A Tiempo Completo
Educación:Licenciatura
Salario:USD $60.000 - $70.000 / año

Descripción

Organization Overview: 

Urban Peace Institute (UPI) is a recognized leader in the field of community safety, justice transformation, and systems reform working to end violence and mass incarceration. UPI’s mission is to create community safety and dismantle harmful systems to transform justice and ensure freedom from violence. For more information, please visit www.UrbanPeaceInstitute.org

General Description:

Urban Peace Institute is seeking a Justice Transformation Senior Training Associate. This is a fast-paced position that requires initiative, administrative coordination, facilitation and research and writing ability. UPI’s Justice Transformation Team partners with the County of Los Angeles, including the Department of Youth Development and the Office of Diversion and Re-entry, offering trainings that support both youth and adult justice transformation. Training platforms provide concrete skills, personal development opportunities and systemic social analyses to providers within the youth and adult diversion programs, as well as the credible messenger mentoring initiative. We desire a highly motivated person who is committed to social justice and has the keen ability to support the organizational implementation of trainings, along with assisting the overall work of the Justice Transformation team and UPI generally. The Justice Transformation Senior Training Associate will also support UPI’s existing juvenile justice transformation efforts, inclusive of policy research and analysis, and engagement with the Los Angeles Youth Uprising coalition. Position is local, requiring in person/in-field meeting with hybrid capability. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Training Development, Coordination and Logistics

  • Support the development of UPI’s Justice Transformation Training Platforms, inclusive of youth diversion, adult law enforcement assisted diversion, and the credible messenger mentoring program  
  • Support training implementation including coordination, outreach, and scheduling with subject 
  • Create and update training materials as needed. This includes presentations, handouts, and other instructional material 
  • Assist in the design of curriculum and lesson plans for training sessions, incorporating evidence based practices and proven pedagogical approaches for adult learners 
  • Assist with note-taking in conversations with/between stakeholders including service providers, credible messengers, and CBO leadership to support program and training refinement  
  • Support in contracting and payment logistics, including the creation of subcontractor agreements, and tracking of invoices and other related expenditures;
  • Develop resource guides synthesizing best practices, research, and relevant case studies that support training curriculum and can be shared with all participants 
  • Prepare administrative materials, agendas, and reports for meetings with collaborative partners

Research/Policy

  • Conduct research to strengthen UPI’s analysis on diversion, credible messengers, youth development and other juvenile justice system transformations including literature reviews of national best practices, program evaluations, and analysis of relevant data 
  • Research foundational learning theories to enhance the effectiveness of training design, delivery, and facilitation 
  • Track national, state, and local developments in policy related to diversion, credible messengers, youth development, alternative crisis response, community justice models and juvenile justice.

UPI General 

  • Participate and represent UPI in meetings and forums with community members, public officials, law enforcement, statewide coalitions, and other subject matter experts.
  • Work in alignment with other UPI projects to strengthen overall UPI mission for safe and healthy communities 
  • Work in alignment with organization-wide initiatives to strengthen overall organizational cohesion and collaboration
  • Participate in agency wide planning, development and communication activities as needed and ensure adherence to agency wide goals and policies within the project area.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty with excellence. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required:

  • A bachelor’s degree is required, preferred in relevant field of study including public policy, criminology, sociology, political science, public health, and others;
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse people across the spectrum of socio-economic status, race, ethnicity, and gender orientation;
  • Understanding of intersectional social & racial justice issues and demonstrates a personal and professional commitment to advancing these goals
  • Background in education, training, teaching, and curriculum design within community and/or nonprofit settings is highly desired 
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills, with an emphasis on excel proficiency are highly desired
  • Knowledge of Urban Peace issues and/or youth development, diversion, credible messenger mentoring is highly desired;
  • Experience in research is desired;
  • Lived experience with the impacts of the criminal justice system and or previous experience working with justice impacted/involved communities is desired
  • General understanding of the historical and contemporary harms of the criminal justice system, particularly the impacts on youth and young adults  
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills (i.e., grant and report writing, outreach, facilitation, and message delivery);
  • Ability to take on responsibilities independently and work as a team with only general supervision;
  • Strong analytical abilities, self-starter, organized, and detail oriented;
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills;
  • Familiarity with various forms of social media.

Annual Salary and Benefits: $60,000-$70,000.  Includes health, dental, and vision benefits, disability options, a flexible spending account, and 401k. Parking is also included.  

Urban Peace Institute is an “at will” and equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Women, people of color and people who have been impacted by the criminal justice system are encouraged to apply. In addition, the organization will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

To Apply:

Please send resume and cover letter stating interest in the position specifically detailing: 1) teaching/training and/or project management experience, 2) experience within the field of youth/criminal justice and 3) commitment to Urban Peace issues and/or social justice to:

ATTN: Josh Green, Director of Criminal Justice Programs/Sr. Staff Attorney

1910 W. Sunset Blvd., Suite 800, Los Angeles, CA 90026

Or e-mail to: careers@urbanpeaceinstitute.org

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Organization Overview: 

Urban Peace Institute (UPI) is a recognized leader in the field of community safety, justice transformation, and systems reform working to end violence and mass incarceration. UPI’s mission is to create community…

Compensación

Includes health, dental, and vision benefits, disability options, a flexible spending account, and 401k. Parking is also included.  

Includes health, dental, and vision benefits, disability options, a flexible spending account, and 401k. Parking is also included.  

Ubicación

Híbrido
El trabajo se puede realizar en o cerca de Los Angeles, CA
1910 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026, USA
Suite 800

Cómo aplicar

Please send resume and cover letter stating interest in the position specifically detailing: 1) teaching/training and/or project management experience, 2) experience within the field of youth/criminal justice and 3) commitment to Urban Peace issues and/or social justice to:

ATTN: Josh Green, Director of Criminal Justice Programs/Sr. Staff Attorney

1910 W. Sunset Blvd., Suite 800, Los Angeles, CA 90026

Or e-mail to: careers@urbanpeaceinstitute.org

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Please send resume and cover letter stating interest in the position specifically detailing: 1) teaching/training and/or project management experience, 2) experience within the…

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