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…
Experience with case management for career and/or education-based programs for participants
Coaching skills based on an ethos of social justice, racial justice, community, and mutuality
Experience working with system-impacted people and/or vulnerable populations
Ability to identify academic, professional, and personal needs/strengths in participants and team members
Ability to work well independently and with a team
Highly developed time management skills, project management skills, and acute attention to detail
Ability to organize information for individual members and participants, monitoring progress, and troubleshoot needs
Ability to work well with remote staff
Ability to co-manage support team staff (remote and in-person)
Ability to pass a federal background check
Active car insurance and continued access to a vehicle with a valid and current driver’s license
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. You will report to the Senior Program Manager.
You’ll be the owner of the implementation, day-to-day operations, and continued development of the CJL program in Northern California. This includes direct supervision, coaching and support for Members in the region (approx. 18). It also includes working with the Senior Program Manager to secure host sites for Members and provide management oversight to each of those host sites (approximately 9). This position will engage with the volunteer site supervisors to ensure the collection and monitoring of data and progress toward programmatic outcomes, and ensure compliance to AmeriCorps federal regulations – inclusive of monitoring member service hours and adherence to the member job description.
In collaboration with the Regional Program Managers located in Central and Southern CA, this position will also be responsible for the coordination and implementation of member orientation, onboarding, ongoing training, and graduation. Travel responsibilities will include site visits to the surrounding Bay Area, Sacramento, and Stockton, and occasional travel to our Los Angeles office.
Your core responsibilities will be:
Managing and coaching CJL Members
Matching Members with resources and support opportunities as needed
Providing supportive coaching based on personal and professional needs as they arise
Facilitating professional development trainings and discussions for large groups of people
Drafting, implementing and ensuring adherence of Members and program staff to program policies and procedures
Building relationships and providing ongoing support to host sites
Overseeing member and host site relationships
Designing learning opportunities tailored to Members’ needs, experiences and aspirations
Organizing technical logistics and coordination, including but not limited to:
large-scale events and convening (virtually, and in-person once safe to do so)
cycles of course-based learning
Gathering, managing, and reporting data related to member and partner involvement and progress (attendance, skill progress, reported well-being, etc.)
Conveying a compelling vision for AmeriCorps involvement to prospective hosts and external parties
Working with consultants as needed
Note, this position is a Program Manager role in Impact Justice’s job structure, though the external facing title will be Northern California Regional Manager.
The position will be paid $75,000 – $85,000. 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 is located in our Oakland, CA office and will work under a hybrid schedule.
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 CJLhire@impactjustice.org. Please have the subject line of the email read “[Your Last Name], [Your First Name] Application for Northern CA Regional Manager.