Several Positions - New York, DC, or Remotely

Several positions available
Vera Institute of Justice
Various locations

Posted: 9-15-16

The Vera Institute of Justice seeks several committed and compassionate individuals to join its dynamic and innovative staff in their Center on Victimization and Safety (CVS). CVS's work is focused on enhancing victim services and the criminal justice system so that they reach the most marginalized victims of crime, mostly survivors with disabilities and Deaf survivors of domestic and sexual violence. Keep reading to find out about these exciting opportunities.

Available Positions

Sr. Program Associate
Location: New York, NY, Washington, D.C. or Remote Location

Vera seeks a Sr. Program Associate to work on projects aimed at building the capacity of victim service providers and criminal justice systems to reach and serve survivors form underserved communities.

Sr. Program Associate, Language Access
Location: New York, NY, Washington, D.C. or Remote Location

Vera seeks a Sr. Program Associate for its Translating Justice Initiative. This initiative aims to enhance access to the justice system for those who experience communication and cultural barriers, and promotes language access in victim services, legal services, law enforcement, and the courts for survivors who are Limited English Proficient, and those who are Deaf or hard of hearing.

Program Associate, Justice Involved Survivors
Location: New York, NY, Washington, D.C. or Remote Location

Vera seeks a Program Associate for work that addresses the needs of survivors of crime who are formerly or currently incarcerated. The Program Associate will be involved in Vera's work to provide training and technical assistance to victim services agencies, community-based programs, law enforcement, courts, and corrections to better identify, reach, and meet the needs of these survivors.

Program Associate, Disability and Justice
Location: New York, NY, Washington, D.C. or Remote Location

Vera seeks a Program Associate to work on projects that address the unmet justice needs of people with disabilities. The Program Associate will be involved in the training and technical assistance provided to victim services and disability agencies, as well as law enforcement agencies, courts, jails, and prisons, to ensure that people with disabilities have equal access to services that support their safety and healing.

Administrative Manager
Location: New York, NY

Vera seeks an Administrative Manager to manage the administrative work of its Center on Victimization and Safety. This position will directly assist in the day-to-day operations and administration of the Center, as well as the Center's event planning logistics.

Center Coordinator (Two Positions Available)
Location: New York, NY and Washington, D.C.

Vera seeks two Center Coordinators who, in collaboration with the Center Administrative Manager, will handle the administrative work of the Center.

Learn More and Apply

How to Apply

Please submit cover letter and resume. Online submission in PDF format is preferred.

If necessary, materials may be mailed or faxed to:

Attn: Human Resources/CVS
Vera Institute of Justice
233 Broadway, 12th Floor
New York, NY 10279
Fax: (212) 941-9407

Training Coordinator - MA

Position: Training Coordinator
Jane Doe Inc.
Boston, MA

Posted: 8-23-16

Jane Doe Inc. (“JDI”) is a vibrant and effective, social justice statewide coalition that is creating a world free of abuse. With our 56 member programs, other state and US territorial sexual and domestic violence coalitions, and key national partners, JDI strives to create change by addressing the root causes of this violence and promoting justice, safety and healing for survivors. Our programmatic priorities include public policy and systems advocacy, prevention and movement building, membership services, economic empowerment, training, and education. JDI’s member programs provide advocacy and support to tens-of-thousands of survivors each year in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Guided by the voices of survivors, the Coalition’s mission is to bring together organizations and committed to ending sexual and domestic violence.

This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual committed to social justice, ongoing learning and innovation in training. The Training Coordinator, a full-time position, creates and implements an array of diverse training initiatives to meet the needs of JDI member programs, allies and stakeholders working to address and prevent sexual and domestic violence.

The Coordinator will be supervised by the Director of Membership and Programs and will work with all JDI staff and members to advance knowledge, best practices, and subject matter expertise to ensure that the field in MA is fully equipped to understand the needs of victims and survivors. The Coordinator will also create and support opportunities for creative teaching and learning experiences and these activities will be facilitated in a manner that supports survivor-centered practices, transforms and dismantles societal norms, attitudes and beliefs that foster sexual and domestic violence, and promotes innovation in prevention programming.

The ideal candidate will possess demonstrated, varied and in-depth experience creating and delivering training in various modalities; experience with curriculum development and implementation; knowledge of adult learning theory and practice; an understanding of primary prevention strategies; and experience in the field of sexual and/or domestic violence. The ideal candidate will also share the values articulated in JDI’s Principles of Unity and be a consensus builder, welcome diverse perspectives, exhibit grace under pressure, have a sense of humor and foster a strong and vibrant commitment to coalition building.

To learn more about this position and application instructions, get the complete job announcement pdf.

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