Employment

CCFY believes it is critical for leaders to reflect the urban communities they serve. We actively recruit people of color, and people who have been directly impacted by the justice system, to join our team. We support equal opportunity for all people.

In addition to listing open positions here on our website, CCFY posts open positions on our Idealist and Indeed pages.

Executive Assistant

Location: Bronx, NY

The Executive Assistant will provide administrative support for, and report to, CCFY’s Executive Director. Administrative support duties will include managing the ED’s calendar, responding to phone and email communication for the ED, serving as a liaison between the ED and other CCFY staff and external partners. The Executive Assistant will also be responsible for communicating with potential clients interested in CCFY’s training and technical assistance services, and will be expected to develop fluency in speaking and writing about CCFY’s programs and training. The Executive Assistant will be responsible for booking the ED’s travel and managing the ED’s speaking engagements and consultation. The Executive Assistant will also provide backup support for CCFY’s Department of Training & Technical Assistance.

Responsibilities

  • Provide administrative support for CCFY’s Executive Director (ED)
  • Manage the ED’s calendar, schedule and appointments
  • Screen the ED’s phone calls and emails and respond to inquiries on behalf of the ED
  • Manage the ED’s paperwork, including reimbursements and travel expenses
  • Serve as a liaison between the ED and CCFY staff, as well as external partners
  • Write correspondence (letters and emails) in the ED’s voice to donors and partners
  • Communicate CCFY’s training and technical assistance offerings to prospective clients
  • Coordinate director’s meetings and circulate written materials
  • Coordinate all-staff events (retreats, team-building, trainings)
  • Schedule board meetings and provide materials for board members
  • Provide support to the Department of Training & Technical Assistance
  • Assist with various administrative and programmatic duties as needed

Qualifications

  • Experience working as an Executive Assistant or providing administrative support for Executive-level personnel
  • Strong verbal communication skills and exceptional writing ability
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Maturity, wisdom and discretion in managing communication for the ED
  • Ability to provide organization and structure for a creative and visionary leader
  • Familiarity with the South Bronx community a plus
  • Familiarity with the language and culture of the faith community a plus
  • Fluency in Spanish preferred
  • Commitment to youth development, community development, and social justice
  • Passion, idealism, integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven and self-directed

Application Process

Please send applications to hr29@cc-fy.org. Phone inquiries will not be taken prior to the submission of an application. Please include the following in application submissions:

  • Cover Letter explaining interest in this specific position and salary requirement
  • Current Resume

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis through February 15, 2017.

Training Manager

Location: Bronx, NY

The Training Manager is responsible for managing the implementation of CCFY’s training to replicate its community-driven approach to developing alternatives to incarceration. The Training Manager will be responsible for coordinating and delivering training for the replication of CCFY’s South Bronx Community Connections (SBCC) program model in jurisdictions that are learning to implement the program model, specifically system-community collaboratives in the Capital Region of New York (Schenectady & Albany) and in Central New York (Syracuse). The Training Manager will coordinate and facilitate training programs for juvenile justice system and community partners. The Training Manager will identify the technical assistance needs of SBCC replication sites, and arrange for individualized technical assistance and/or formal trainings in response to these needs. The Training Manager will be responsible for facilitating learning community meetings that bring together juvenile justice system stakeholders and grassroots community partners to learn from one another. The Training Manager will also be responsible for coordinating Peer Exchanges between delegations in different cities. The Training Manager will be responsible for producing written reports and assessments and also for maintaining and documenting training hours and documenting billing and expense reports. The Training Manager reports to the Director of Training and Technical Assistance.

Responsibilities

  • Deliver training for juvenile justice system stakeholders and grassroots community organizations on community-driven approaches to juvenile justice reform
  • Facilitate Peer-Networking meetings and encourage cross-collaboration between community organizations and system partners
  • Assess training and TA needs of system and community partners and design customized training and technical assistance
  • Provide training and technical assistance to partners around credible messenger initiatives, specifically transformative mentoring, parent peer coaching, and youth peer mentoring
  • Manage CCFY consultants and experts who are providing support to these partners
  • Conduct regular site visits to partnering collaboratives and document these with written assessments
  • Compile training support materials and assist with the creation or formatting of these where relevant.
  • Document the provision of training and technical assistance using custom training reports in Salesforce

Qualifications

  • Bachelors with 5 years of experience or Masters with 2 years of experience
  • Track record in executing successful training programs
  • Knowledge of the juvenile justice system, or other systems of care
  • Competent in facilitating meetings with diverse stakeholders, including juvenile justice system personnel and community partners, including formerly incarcerated “Credible Messengers”
  • Experience with youth programming, especially programming for justice-involved youth
  • Ability to manage multiple projects/contracts
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Highly organized, punctual and responsible
  • Driven, problem-solver
  • Business and results oriented person
  • Team player
  • Ability to travel 2-3 times per month throughout upstate New York and nationally
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Commitment to youth development, community development, and social justice
  • Passion, idealism, integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven and self-directed

Application Process

Please send applications to hr26@cc-fy.org. Phone inquiries will not be taken prior to the submission of an application. Please include the following in application submissions:

  • Cover Letter explaining interest in this specific position and salary requirement
  • Current Resume

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis through February 5, 2017.

Project Manager

Location: Bronx, NY

The Project Manager will spearhead a new initiative to facilitate the release of youth to parents from the Horizon Juvenile Detention Center in the Bronx. The Project Manager will serve as an Expeditor to facilitate the release of young people detained for short stays in one of NYC’s two secure juvenile detention centers. The Project Manager will work during afternoon and evening hours and will be responsible for contacting parents/family members of youth in custody, providing brief counseling to detained youth, and facilitating family conferences with youth and parents prior to release. The Project Manager will also be responsible for supporting youth and families post-release by directing them to appropriate community-based services. The Project Manager will work with a team that includes Parent Coaches and Peer Mentors. The Project Manager will work closely with staff at the juvenile detention center.

Responsibilities

  • Facilitate the release of detained youth from a secure juvenile detention center
  • Serve as the Expeditor for youth release from detention between the hours of 3:00 PM – and 11:00 PM Monday-Friday
  • Engage the parents and family members of detained youth
  • Provide brief counseling for detained youth pre-release
  • Facilitate family conferences with youth, family members, parent coaches and peer mentors
  • Work with a team of Parent Coaches and Peer Mentors to engage and support the entire family
  • Facilitate post-release community-based support and services for youth in the community
  • Assist with various administrative and programmatic duties as needed

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience
  • At least two years experience providing counseling and support to system-involved youth and families
  • Excellent ability to engage the family members of justice-involved youth
  • Excellent ability to engage system-involved youth in detention
  • Excellent ability to manage relationships with detention center personnel
  • Highly detail oriented and able to document and track programmatic activities and outcomes
  • Availability to work afternoons and evenings
  • Team player and able to work collaboratively with a diverse team that includes Parent Coaches and Peer Mentors
  • Knowledge of the NYC juvenile justice system a plus
  • Fluency in Spanish preferred
  • Commitment to youth development, community development, and social justice
  • Passion, idealism, integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven and self-directed

Application Process

Please send applications to hr31@cc-fy.org. Phone inquiries will not be taken prior to the submission of an application. Please include the following in application submissions:

  • Cover Letter explaining interest in this specific position and salary requirement
  • Current Resume

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis through February 5, 2017.