Career Opportunities2022-08-07T23:19:53+00:00

Career Opportunities

Work with ARC

Associate Director of Clinical Services

Position Summary

The Associate Director of Clinical Services will report to and work with the Program Director to help manage ARC’s Programs, Member Services Department, and Clinical services.  The successful candidate will have: a strong sense of teamwork with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team; ability to prioritize; ability to practice flexibility and good judgment; ability to hold confidential information with integrity; ambition to develop new skills, be highly organized and detail oriented.  The AD must role model leadership, must display patience and empathy, and must create an environment where both our staff and members can thrive.

The Associate Director of Clinical Services is responsible for supervising the LA-based and Sacramento Clinicians, including weekly individual and group supervision.  The Clinical AD will also be responsible for supervising and mentoring Graduate Level Social Work (MSW) students in the Los Angeles office, assisting the Members Services Director in supervising therapists throughout the organization, and managing ARC’s therapeutic groups, including curriculum development.  The AD will support ARC’s data analyst in evaluating ARC programs and will oversee and report on grants that support clinical programming and services.  The Clinical AD will work closely with the Member Services AD to ensure that members receive therapeutic services and case management support and there is effective, open communication amongst the team.

Essential Position Functions

  • Develop, manage, and help to coordinate and ensure high therapeutic quality of all weekly ARC groups.
  • Create new and innovative groups and curricula for ARC support groups.
  • Oversee and support with facilitation of ARC social-emotional groups.
  • Support with creating and adhering to budgets for new programs/projects.
  • Participate in brainstorming the viability of new opportunities and general expansion support/input.
  • Support ARC’s internal data analyst with ARC program evaluation, including data collection and analysis.
  • Help to develop/mentor formerly incarcerated staff members for leadership positions at ARC.
  • Supervise MSW students.
  • Supervise day-to-day operations of assigned departments.
  • Support ARC’s external reporting for various funded projects
  • All other requests as assigned by Members Services Director, Deputy or Executive Director.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree required,
    • At least four consecutive years of non-profit management experience; or
    • Seven years clinical experience with currently or formerly incarcerated individuals, including managing budgets, contracts, and supervising clinical students
    • Must be fully licensed (LCSW, LMFT, LPC) for at least two years
  • Experience working in the juvenile or criminal justice fields.
  • Management experience: supervising staff, managing contracts and budgets, developing and writing reports, etc.
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills.
  • Can work effectively in a fast paced, sometimes stressful environment.
  • Skill Sets: Highly motivated and able to multi-task. Team spirit with trust in coworkers and excellent communication skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Office required. Experience with case management or treatment focused database preferred. Excellent written/verbal communication skills mandatory with the ability to work on a team.

REQUIREMENTS

Must have reliable transportation and current California Driver’s License with valid registration and insurance.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; drive; use hands and fingers; handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk; and hear.  The employee is frequently required to walk, balance, stoop, kneel, and/or crouch (The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds).  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.  Keyboard data entry required.

Must be able to provide electronic proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or with Booster, if eligible, prior to start date if hired.  

SALARY/BENEFITS

  • Salary $68k-$75k
  • 401k with employer match
  • ARC pays 75% medical/dental/vision benefits for the individual; 50% for dependents.
  • 10 paid vacation days, 6 paid sick days.
  • Additional benefits include free parking, and gym

TO APPLY : Please send your résumé and cover letter to .

Please note that employment is contingent upon proof of full vaccination against COVID-19.

Anti-Recidivism Coalition is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

 

2023-01-24T23:26:28+00:00

Grant Writer

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION

The mission of the Anti-Recidivism Coalition (ARC) is to change lives and create safe, healthy communities by providing a support and advocacy network for, and comprised of, formerly incarcerated men and women to accomplish this mission. ARC advocates for fair policies in the juvenile and criminal justice systems and provides a supportive network of reentry services to formerly incarcerated individuals. ARC currently serves more than 1,400 formerly incarcerated individuals across two offices in Los Angeles and Sacramento. Learn more at www.antirecidivism.org.

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Anti-Recidivism Coalition (ARC) is seeking a talented and enthusiastic Grant Writer to join its Los Angeles team. This position will compose grant reports and applications to current and potential funders, support management of ARC’s grants and contracts, and help cultivate relationships with new funding prospects to support the fundraising goals of the organization. The ideal candidate is highly organized and detail-oriented, with excellent writing, research, and analytical skills and at least three years’ experience composing and securing foundation, corporate, and government grants. Candidates with experience managing city and state funding contracts are especially encouraged to apply.

The Grant Writer will report directly to ARC’s Development Director. This position will also work closely with ARC’s program staff and accountants to develop a comprehensive understanding of ARC’s programs and services, program budgets and spending, and organizational funding needs.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

· Develop and draft clear, compelling concept papers, LOIs, and proposals outlining ARC’s programs and services to secure funding from foundation, corporate, and government sources.

· Support management of current grants.

· Develop and maintain accurate information and schedules on reporting deadlines and other grant requirements.

· Ensure compliance for city, state, and county contracts, including invoicing, auditing, and outcomes reporting.

· Research new potential funding sources and work with ARC’s Development Director to identify public and private funding opportunities.

· Collaborate with ARC leadership and program staff to develop a strong understanding of ARC’s history, programs, impact, and financial needs to be able to develop clear and compelling proposals and reports.

· Develop and update template ARC proposals and LOIs on ARC’s programs and services that can be easily adapted to specific funding opportunities.

· Maintain comprehensive knowledge of ARC’s financials and organizational budget.

· Assist with administrative duties in ARC’s Development Department, including management of donor database, grant acknowledgement letters, and communication with current and prospective institutional funders for site visits, meetings, and calls.

· Assist with other research, writing, and editing assignments, as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

· Exceptional interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills

· Strong research and analytical skills

· Experience analyzing financial reports and developing program budgets

· Expert in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

 

Preferred:

· Experience using fundraising software

· Experience managing city, county, and state contracts

· Knowledge of the criminal justice and reentry field

 

Ability to:

· Compile, analyze, and interpret data and research to develop compelling proposals and reports.

· Manage multiple priorities and deadlines with strong skills in planning and organization.

· Respond effectively to changing priorities and a fluctuating workload.

· Complete tasks in an efficient and effective manner with minimal supervision.

· Exercise initiative and good judgment, be proactive, and follow direction.

 

EXPERIENCE

· At least three years professional experience in a similar position that includes grant writing, grants management, budget development, and administrative development responsibilities.

· Bachelor’s degree in Communications, English, Creative Writing or other relevant field preferred. However, combination of education and experience will also be considered.

 

SALARY/BENEFITS

The Grant Writer position is a full-time, non-exempt staff position with a salary range of 50,000 – 55,000. ARC also offers full-time employees a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and a 401k match.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Please send cover letter, resume, and writing sample to slewis@arc-ca.org and ckeane@arc-ca.org. Include “Grant Writer Position” in the subject line of your email.

Please note that employment is contingent upon proof of full vaccination against COVID-19.

 

Equal Opportunity Statement

ARC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, age, or any other category protected by local, state, or federal laws. We are committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive staff team. We strongly encourage applicants who are people of color, LGBTQ, women, trans and gender non-conforming people, people with disabilities; and/or formerly incarcerated people.

2022-11-15T22:41:25+00:00

TAY Overnight Advisor – Magnolia

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION

The Anti-Recidivism Coalition (ARC) works to end mass incarceration in California. To ensure our communities are safe, healthy, and whole, ARC empowers formerly and currently incarcerated people to thrive by providing a support network, comprehensive reentry services, and opportunities to advocate for policy change. Through our grassroots policy advocacy, we are dedicated to transforming the criminal justice system so that it is more just and equitable for all people. Learn more at: www.antirecidivism.org.

POSITION SUMMARY

ARC is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Emerging Adult Transitional Age Youth (TAY) Overnight Advisor to join it’s Magnolia Housing Facility in Koreatown, a 22-bed re-entry program for formerly incarcerated Transitional Age Young men. This is an excellent opportunity for someone committed to justice reform and supporting young people to work at a unique program for formerly incarcerated youth. This position will support program participants and monitor the physical plant of the program throughout the evening hours, including holidays and weekends. This position will report directly to the Program Coordinator and works closely with all housing staff onsite. This position will serve as a role model to the members and maintain the highest level of accountability for the members and staff. The Overnight Advisor will proactively communicate to other program staff on an ongoing basis any programmatic or structural situations that may arise during the advisor’s work hours.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Perform regular inspection of units and common areas to ensure that all program guidelines are being properly adhered to, including the implementation of quiet hours, asking members to clear all communal spaces if necessary.
Maintain program curfew log per site specific curfew protocols. Document and report all violations.
Help ensure resident and staff safety by conducting safety inspections throughout the housing facility, including, the laundry and gym area, making sure that all doors are securely locked throughout the night per safety protocols.
Communicate violations of guidelines in a timely manner; drug use, altercations, and/or anything that jeopardizes participant or staff safety.
Maintain facility checklist and track needed repairs by performing scheduled inspections.
Assist members with immediate needs; grocery shopping, distributing hygiene, toilet paper, etc.
Remain available to support member needs whenever possible
Maintain inventory of pantry, cleaning supplies, household supplies and hygiene supplies. Provide list of needed supplies to program coordinator in a timely manner.
Light repair/maintenance/groundskeeping work onsite. This includes, but is not limited to, cleaning, throwing out trash nightly, ensuring kitchen area is free of dirty dishes and clean countertops, restocking all restroom/kitchen paper supplies as needed.– Support members with transportation as needed.

Support Life Coaches and Program Coordinator in developing and implementing a supportive mentorship program.

Help ensure participant well-being by overseeing drug testing and connecting members with appropriate rehabilitative services.
All other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

The ideal candidate should have experience with a criminal justice population, observes healthy boundaries and a willingness to work in an environment that seeks to support youth through a positive youth development approach rather than just punitive responses to participant struggles.

The Overnight Advisor will have the following experience and attributes:

At least a high school diploma or equivalent.
Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to ARC’s mission.
Passionate about the ARC mission.
Previous mentorship experience working as role model, with personal knowledge and experience with formerly incarcerated individuals. Experience with system-impacted young adults is a plus.
Excellent communication skills (written/verbal)
Computer knowledge/skills, specifically Microsoft Office.
Ability to problem solve in a restorative justice/supportive capacity and must be able to provide services in a non-punitive manner.
Must have valid driver’s license and must be insurable to drive company vehicle.
Proof of Covid vaccination & booster.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands and fingers; handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk; and hear. The employee is frequently required to walk, balance, stoop, kneel, and/or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT

ARC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, sex, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, age or any other category protected by local, state or federal laws. We are committed to building a diverse, equitable and inclusive staff. We strongly encourage applications who are people of color, LGBTQ, women, trans and gender non- conforming people, people with disabilities; and/or formerly incarcerated people.

SALARY/BENEFITS

· Salary $40-45k/year

· 401k with employer match

· ARC pays 75% medical/dental/vision benefits for the individual; individual: 50% for dependents.

· 10 paid vacation days, 6 paid sick days.

2022-10-21T09:27:26+00:00

Anti-Recidivism Coalition (ARC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION

The mission of the Anti-Recidivism Coalition (ARC) is to reduce incarceration, improve the outcomes of formerly incarcerated individuals, and to build healthier communities. ARC seeks to accomplish this mission in a three-fold approach: (1) to advocate for fair and just policies that: reduce crime, decrease the use of incarceration, and serve the needs and well-being of formerly incarcerated people; (2) to provide supportive services and resources to those affected by the criminal justice system that improves outcomes; and (3) to build healthier communities by returning motivated, mentally prepared, and high character men and women from incarceration to communities to serve as ambassadors for change. In brief, ARC is a support network, a connection to services and support, and an advocate for just and fair policies.

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