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ORGANIZATION: SAN QUENTIN SKUNKWORKS

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Join Us: San Quentin SkunkWorks' Game Store Outreach InitiativeAbout Us: San Quentin SkunkWorks is a nonprofit criminal justice innovation lab powered by incarcerated people. Our transformative gaming initiative aims to bridge divides and foster unity through the universal language of play, breaking down racial barriers and positively impacting prison culture. The Role: We are seeking a passionate Game Store Outreach Coordinator to help expand our transformative gaming initiatives. This role involves engaging with game stores and the broader gaming community to recruit game masters and secure support and partnerships, so that we can bring diverse, inclusive gaming experiences into prisons. Key Responsibilities: - Develop and maintain relationships with game stores and community gaming groups. - Coordinate donation drives and partnership events.
- Support gaming events at San Quentin (see the YouTube video). - Represent SkunkWorks at community and gaming events. - Collaborate with our Impact and Operations Teams to align outreach with strategic goals. Ideal Candidate: - Passionate about criminal justice reform and the power of gaming to connect and heal. - Strong communicator skilled in building relationships. - Well-versed in gaming culture, from RPGs to board games. - Experienced in community outreach or volunteer coordination. - Committed to diversity, inclusion, and the empowerment of incarcerated people. Benefits: - Be part of groundbreaking initiatives reshaping prison culture. - Gain valuable experience in nonprofit outreach and community engagement. - Join a bold, compassionate community dedicated to making real change. If you're ready to make a difference and help us turn game nights into gateways for growth and understanding, join us. Together, we can redefine what it means to be confined.

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About SAN QUENTIN SKUNKWORKS

Location:

1 MAIN ST, SAN QUENTIN, CA 94964, US

Mission Statement

We research, craft, and build transformative criminal justice programs, positioning incarcerated people at the heart of our initiatives.

Description

At SkunkWorks, we channel innovation into criminal justice reform. We envision a future where justice is not only served but lived, where reentry is a pathway to empowerment, and where our actions ripple out to reduce recidivism. With initiatives like RighteousReview, the Pathlight Initiative, and our Transformative Gaming initiative, we're setting new benchmarks for what reform can look like. Please check out our website for more information.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Arts & Culture
Community
Advocacy & Human Rights, Arts & Culture, Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1 Main StreetSan Quentin, CA 94964

(37.9429,-122.48058)
 

SKILLS

  • Brand Development & Messaging
  • Advertising
  • Networking
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • This role requires a part-time commitment with flexible hours. The specific number of hours can be tailored to fit your schedule
  • Must have access to reliable internet and the ability to participate in virtual meetings, as well as the ability to travel locally. Game store contacts a plus but not required.

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