Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

About

Mission statement:

Our mission is to save lives and reduce injury among the public and the police by reforming the deeply inadequate, antiquated, and flawed training models, policies and procedures and legislative standards for employees in the United States' Criminal Justice System particularly those with the power to arrest, detain, commit and kill.

Beginning with in-depth research, our organization identifies needed changes to training in coordination with those communities who are impacted the most. Encouraging public engagement, we work in partnership with organizations and community leaders to promote safe, scientific, data-driven, and innovative changes to criminal justice training throughout the U.S.

Position description:

The cornerstone of the Institute is the nearly 20 communities that are represented by our advocacy and outreach teams. The Regional Organizer for Advocacy and Outreach will oversee the Advocacy/Outreach efforts in the states of their region. Advocates (volunteers) working under them will actively participate in research, provide input, recommendations, and encourage community involvement relating to the criminal justice system, as it impacts their community in their local area.

We are interested in a candidate who can, organize a team serving as advocates in the region's states to sculpt the solutions for legislation and policies that impact public safety regarding police killings, excessive and unnecessary use of force, mass incarceration, the cause of police death/ injury, legislation matters and more.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead, participate or delegate the execution of major quantitative and qualitative research and analysis programs intended for peer view publications, legislation changes or training protocols.
  • Oversee a large group of volunteers distributed across the states in the organizer's region.
  • Train new volunteers in the Advocacy process and help them get started locally.
  • Utilize conventional and digital media outlets to invite people into the conversation about the specific issues that affect the Incarceration and Sentencing community regarding policing and criminal justice.
  • Perform other duties or special projects as needed.

Preferred skills:

  • Experience with social advocacy, community organizing, and project management;
  • Experience with team building, collaboration, and retention methods.
  • Familiarity with legislative and court records such as pacer is preferred.
  • Ability to handle confidential information

Skills

  • Networking
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
  • 10+ Hours a week preferred

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