Member Engagement Coordinator

POSITION SUMMARY

The Member Engagement Coordinator serves to connect ARC members to the many programs and opportunities offered by ARC and the broader community.   This position plays a critical role in facilitating member engagement in monthly support meetings, weekly programming, public speaking opportunities, and other ARC and community events.

The Member Engagement Coordinator actively plans and participates in ARC-sponsored events and serves as a role model encouraging members to get involved in the community.  This position also supports all staff in communicating information to members.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Responsibilities related to the ARC Member Engagement include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Oversee the execution of extra-curricular member engagement activities such as: sporting and community events, and conferences.
  • Organize and oversee the implementation of key member engagement activities including: Wolf Connection, River Rafting, Catalina Island visit, and the Annual Member Retreat.
  • Plan and execute Monthly Member Support meetings.
  • Cultivate and expedite volunteer opportunities for ARC members with a minimum of one volunteer event per month.
  • Create systems for ongoing member outreach to increase attendance at weekly ARC support groups and activities.
  • Work closely with all ARC Programs (Housing, Member Services) to ensure smooth and consistent communications about member needs.
  • Create systems for tracking attendance and setting goals for member engagement throughout the year.
  • Actively engage ARC community on the internal ARC Facebook page by posting group activities, volunteer opportunities, employment opportunities and serve as the main point of contact for getting information to ARC members.
  • Capture video and photo content at member events to post on ARC’s social media channels.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with community organizing.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Adobe Creative Suite and knowledge of social media outlets (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram).
  • Ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Ability to multitask and/or willingness to learn to multitask.
  • Leadership characteristics and excellent communication skills (written and verbal), along with an upbeat and outgoing personality.
  • Reliable vehicle and valid driver license.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends, as needed.

COMPENSATION 

The Member Engagement Coordinator position is classified as full-time non-exempt employee and will receive an initial salary of $45k per year, which is paid in accordance with the Company’s bi-weekly payroll schedule.

Eligible for Company benefits as outlined in the Employee Handbook, which are subject to change from time to time at ARC’s discretion.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Please send cover letter and resumé Blair James at bjames@antirecidivism.org.

HOPE AND REDEMPTION TEAM YOUTH LIFE COACH

POSITION SUMMARY

The Anti-Recidivism Coalition (ARC) seeks an experienced, energic, and dependable self-starter to join the Hope and Redemption Team’s Youth Re-entry and In-Reach Program, which enhances and develops rehabilitative programming for the California Department and Corrections and Rehabilitation’s (CDCR) Division of Juvenile Facilities (DJF). The ideal candidate will be someone with experience developing and facilitating self-help groups and will bring initiative and integrity to his or her work. The Life Coach will be responsible for supporting and implementing programming at either Ventura Youth Correctional Facility (VYCF), O.H. Close Youth Correctional Facility and N.A. Chaderjian Youth Correctional Facility. The Life Coach will help young incarcerated individuals with re-entry planning, accessing resources and developing rehabilitation plans. They will also play a critical role in bringing hope and opportunities to young incarcerated individuals and prepare them for their continued relationship with ARC upon release.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

• Assist with developing and implementing curricula specifically targeted to young incarcerated individuals.
• Support and speak at existing self-help groups.
• Lead mentorship training workshops.
• Meet regularly with newly arrived incarcerated youth to support them in developing rehabilitative plans.
• Conduct quarterly youthful offender parole and reentry workshops.
• At the request of the institution, speak at staff trainings and participate in management meetings to assist, as needed, in improving institutional culture.
• Provide and maintain appropriate data and files of participants.
• Maintain a professional attitude, confidentiality, and respect of cultural differences.
• Complete all other duties as assigned.
• Collaborate closely ARC’s TAY life coach to help ensure a seamless and trauma-informed transition of young people from incarceration back to their home communities.

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum qualifications:
• Associate degree preferred.
• Similar lived experience required.
• Experience working with young incarcerated individuals required.
• Driver’s License, personal vehicle, and car insurance required
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
• Database management experience preferred.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Ability to work independently with little supervision.
• Ability to organize and prioritize work.
• Ability to present information concisely and effectively, both verbally and in writing.
• Excellent interpersonal skills. Bilingual beneficial.
• Willingness to travel and work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends, as needed.

The Hope and Redemption Youth Life Coach should also have the following experience and attributes:

• Flexible and self-starter; ability to multitask while also being highly detail oriented.
• Experience implementing a trauma-informed youth development curriculum.
• The ability to build and maintain meaningful relationships with young incarcerated individuals.
• Experience with trauma informed care.
• Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to ARC’s mission.
• Strong and effective problem-solving skills.

SALARY/BENEFITS

• Salary determined based on level of experience.
• ARC pays 75% medical/dental/vision benefits for individual; 50% for dependents.
• Employer funded life insurance.
• 10 paid vacation days, 6 paid sick days.

CONTACT – Send cover letter and resume to Jacob Brevard, Associate Director of Inside Programs; jbrevard@arc-ca.org

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.