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Public Policy Legislative Advocate Volunteer Intern Elizabeth or Wharton Reform Juvenile Justice 10

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ORGANIZATION: New Jersey Parents Caucus, Inc.

  • 59 people are interested
NJPC Youth Justice Initiative

We are looking for a volunteer or intern to support our public policy work with policy makers throughout the state of New Jersey dedicated to juvenile justice and children’s mental health reform. We would like a volunteer who has experience in analyzing and interpreting public policy and Setting up meetings with legislators, and helping parents and caregivers in public policy campaigns and letter writing to their legislators. We will need someone Who has Excellent written and oral communication skill and is capable of taking an assignment from concept to completion. Volunteer will also contact policymakers in reference to pending legislation and solicit their support.

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About New Jersey Parents Caucus, Inc.

Location:

275 Rt 10 East, Suite 220-414, SUccasunna, NJ 07876, US

Mission Statement

The New Jersey Parents' Caucus, Inc. is a non-profit, parent-driven organization whose mission is to ensure that every family who has children with special emotional and behavioral challenges is given an opportunity to play a strong and active role in the development and delivery of effective and timely services for their children.

Description

The New Jersey Parents' Caucus is committed to our mission through the provision of programs and services for families raising children with emotional and behavioral challenges who may be involved in the Mental Health, Special Education, DYFS and/or Juvenile Justice system. Our organization is primarily staffed by parents and caregivers, many of them with advanced degrees, as well as a multitude of volunteers who are committed to uplifting families in the state of New Jersey and improving their access to appropriate treatment, services and supports. Our programs include Information and Referral; Community Outreach; Training & Education: Parents' Empowerment Academy - Professional Parent Advocacy Training (6 week educational curriculum for parents, caregivers and professionals serving families); Advocacy services for families struggling in the Mental Health, Special Education, DYFS/child welfare, Juvenile Justice, and Developmental Disabilities arena; Man Talk Fatherhood Educational Initiative for fathers and male caregivers; NJ Youth Justice Initiative for special needs children who are incarcerated as adults; Monthly E-Resources Newsletter; Statewide Youth Group; Families Uplifted Prevention Initiative (OJJDP) for families raising children in at-risk communities; Youth Workforce Development Training Program; Parent Mentoring Program for families involved in the child welfare system and our website www.newjerseyparentscaucus.org

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Children & Youth
Politics
Advocacy & Human Rights, Children & Youth, Politics

WHEN

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WHERE

C/O Trinitas Regional Medical Center655 East Jersey Street1st FloorElizabeth, NJ 07206

(40.65916,-74.19766)
 

SKILLS

  • Youth Services
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Public Relations
  • Copy Writing / Copy Editing
  • Child Advocacy

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of 14 hours per week

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