Program Coordinator – Impact Justice – Oakland

Who You Are
You have an ethos of social justice, racial justice, community, and mutuality. You have an orientation and belief that criminal justice involvement should not be an impediment to employment, career, and personal growth opportunities. You have experience working directly with vulnerable and marginalized populations.

You also have…
At least 2 years of relevant work experience
Experience working with system and justice -impacted people and or vulnerable populations
Ability to work well independently and with a team
Community, interpersonal and intrapersonal skills
Highly developed time management skills and acute attention to detail
Experience working with case management and or/data collection systems
Ability to organize information for individual members and participants, monitor progress, and troubleshoot as needed
Ability to work well with remote staff
Continued access to a vehicle with a valid and current driver’s license
Willingness to learn quickly
Orientation and belief that criminal justice involvement should not be an impediment to employment, career, and personal growth opportunities.
Pluses (but not requirements)
Bachelor’s degree in social sciences
Identify as justice-involved or system impacted
That said, we know there are great candidates who may not think they fit into what we’ve described above or who have important skills we haven’t thought of. If that is you, don’t hesitate to apply and tell us about yourself! And if you’re a formerly incarcerated individual, someone who has a family member who is or has been incarcerated, or otherwise have direct experience with the criminal legal or juvenile legal systems, we will be particularly excited to hear from you.
We are committed to workplace diversity and providing equal employment opportunities.

What You Will Do
The anticipated start date for this position is December 01, 2022.
The Program Coordinator will be responsible for assisting with the overall functionality of the California Justice Leaders program. This includes CJL Member support and training across regions, CJL marketing, and outreach and administrative support. In collaboration with the Sr. Program Manager, the Program Coordinator will also assist the CJL team in recruitment efforts, conducting program outreach, and cultivating new program recruitment partnerships. Additionally, with support from the Impact Justice Communication team, the Program Coordinator will assist with the development of program marketing and communications materials.
This position is located in Oakland, CA, and may require some travel to our Los Angeles office and the counties that CJL operates in.

Your core responsibilities will be to:
Provide CJL Member with support in role responsibilities and skill development
Conduct workgroup and learning sessions with CJL Members
Gather, manage, and report data related to CJL Member support
Coordinate and develop marketing materials, communications tools, and social networks for CJL and LeadOn
Conduct outreach and recruitment presentations for CJL program
Assist in the organization of technical logistics and coordination, including but not limited to:
Large-scale events and convenings (virtual and in-person once safe to do so)
Cycles of CJL professional development training and events
Team meetings and scheduling
Stakeholder research and partnership cultivation
Research and evaluation projects
Provide administrative support for CJL and Lead On team
Act as liaison between consultants and CJL staff
Other tasks as needed

The position will be paid $55-$60,000. The benefits that come with working at Impact Justice include medical, dental, and FSA plans, significant vacation and wellness leave, and immediate vesting in our 401K with a generous match. This is a full-time, salaried position. This position will work from our Oakland, CA office and will work under a hybrid schedule.

We ARE NOT considering remote staff for this position.
If this all sounds like a good fit for you, please send your resume and a cover letter explaining why you are particularly interested in the role and why we should be particularly interested in you! You can send this to Please have the subject line of the email read “[Your Last Name], [Your First Name] Application for CJL Program Coordinator.
We plan on making decisions on a rolling basis, so the earlier you apply the better.