Jobs

Program Officer in Los Angeles Office

January 2019

Just Detention International (JDI) is recruiting a Program Officer to work in its Los Angeles office. JDI is a health and human rights organization that seeks to end sexual abuse in all forms of detention.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct services to incarcerated survivors of sexual abuse via written correspondence, hotline calls, and in person in detention facilities
  • Participate in the implementation of JDI’s domestic projects, including training and technical assistance projects
  • Help develop and participate in online and in-person trainings
  • Represent JDI at project sites during program meetings and trainings
  • Work with both advocates and corrections staff to improve safety and services for incarcerated survivors of sexual abuse

Qualifications:

  • BA or equivalent relevant experience
  • Minimum three years of relevant professional experience
  • Exceptional organizational and communication skills and attention to detail
  • Outstanding computer skills
  • Passionate commitment to protecting the human rights of all people
  • Comfort addressing sexual violence, ability to work sensitively with trauma survivors, and willingness to work inside detention facilities
  • Ability to work effectively with people with diverse backgrounds and experiences

 

The salary for this position is approximately $50,000 annually. JDI offers generous benefits and paid vacation.

Please send a letter of interest and resume to jobs@justdetention.org. Applications will be accepted until the positions have been filled. All applications will be kept confidential.

JDI is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity. People of color, LGBT candidates, and former inmates are encouraged to apply.

January 2019

Just Detention International (JDI) is recruiting a Rape Crisis Counselor to work in its Los Angeles office. JDI is a health and human rights organization that seeks to end sexual abuse in all forms of detention.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct services to incarcerated survivors of sexual abuse via written correspondence, hotline calls, and in person in detention facilities
  • Participate in the implementation of JDI’s domestic projects, including training and technical assistance projects
  • Help develop and participate in online and in-person trainings
  • Represent JDI at project sites during program meetings and trainings
  • Work with both advocates and corrections staff to improve safety and services for incarcerated survivors of sexual abuse

Qualifications:

  • BA or equivalent relevant experience
  • Minimum three years of relevant professional experience
  • Exceptional organizational and communication skills and attention to detail
  • Outstanding computer skills
  • Passionate commitment to protecting the human rights of all people
  • Comfort addressing sexual violence, ability to work sensitively with trauma survivors, and willingness to work inside detention facilities
  • Ability to work effectively with people with diverse backgrounds and experiences

The salary for this position is approximately $50,000 annually. JDI offers generous benefits and paid vacation.

Please send a letter of interest and resume to jobs@justdetention.org. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled. All applications will be kept confidential.

JDI is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity. People of color, LGBT candidates, and formerly incarcerated people are encouraged to apply.

January 2019

Just Detention International (JDI) is recruiting a Social Worker to work in its Los Angeles office. JDI is a health and human rights organization that seeks to end sexual abuse in all forms of detention.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct services to incarcerated survivors of sexual abuse via written correspondence, hotline calls, and in person in detention facilities
  • Participate in the implementation of JDI’s domestic projects, including training and technical assistance projects
  • Help develop and participate in online and in-person trainings
  • Represent JDI at project sites during program meetings and trainings
  • Work with both advocates and corrections staff to improve safety and services for incarcerated survivors of sexual abuse
  • Supervise Program Officers, Program Associates and Program Assistants, as applicable

Qualifications:

  • MSW or other relevant graduate degree
  • Minimum six years of relevant professional experience
  • Exceptional organizational and communication skills and attention to detail
  • Outstanding computer skills
  • Passionate commitment to protecting the human rights of all people
  • Comfort addressing sexual violence, ability to work sensitively with trauma survivors, and willingness to work inside detention facilities
  • Ability to work effectively with people with diverse backgrounds and experiences

The salary for this position is approximately $70,000 annually. JDI offers generous benefits and paid vacation.

Please send a letter of interest and resume to jobs@justdetention.org. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled. All applications will be kept confidential.

JDI is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity. People of color, LGBT candidates, and formerly incarcerated people are encouraged to apply.