Restorative Community Conference Coordinator

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Position Title: Restorative Community Conferencing Coordinator (Full time)
Community Works’ Community Justice Works program diverts pre-adjudicated
youth in Alameda County from charges through a restorative justice process that
engages victims, responsible youths, families, and community members. Our
program’s goal is to repair harm, address root causes, and allow youth to make
amends to the person harmed. Additionally the program seeks to reduce Racial and
Ethnic Disparities (R.E.D.) in the juvenile justice system through enrollment of youth
of color.
Community Works engages youth and adults in arts, education, and restorative
justice programs that interrupt and heal the far-reaching impact of incarceration and
violence by empowering individuals, families and communities.
Description: The full-time Restorative Community Conferencing (RCC) Coordinator
will perform 40-60 community conferences yearly with pre-adjudicated responsible
youth, persons harmed, and community stakeholders.
Responsibilities:
 Perform 40-60 RCCs annually
 Monitor all aspects of RCC process through program completion
 Report weekly to Program Manager on cases and progress
 Work creatively with person harmed and responsible youth to promote
understanding and accountability, and develop a plan to repair harm
 Assist with RCC trainings as needed
 Maintain hard and soft client files,
 Keep accurate and complete program data in compliance with all program
reporting requirements
 Fulfill program evaluation protocols
 Attend and participate in all staff meetings and trainings
 Perform other duties as needed
Qualifications:
 Ability to communicate effectively with persons harmed, the responsible youth
and other stakeholders and understand their unique issues and concerns (at least
three years experience working with youth impacted by RED preferred)
 Trained on the principles and practices of Restorative Justice
 Ability to maintain openness to different experiences and work with individuals of
different age and background
 Experience facilitating meetings—some experience keeping (harm/communitybuilding) restorative justice circles preferred
 Ability to manage caseload for timely case completion
 Must honor commitments and conduct meetings as scheduled
 Must be able to work independently and within program policies and procedures
 Possess strong organizational and computer skills
 Ability to speak Spanish is beneficial but not required
 Current driver's license with good driving record and automobile required
Starting salary range - $38,000 to $44,000 DOE, and includes benefits.
Community Works is an equal opportunity employer committed to maintaining a
culturally diverse work environment that reflects the make-up of the communities
we serve. People with diverse personal experiences are urged to apply, especially
people of color, bi-lingual English-Spanish speakers, lesbian, gay, bisexual and
transgender individuals, women, and those that have been formerly incarcerated or
impacted by incarceration.
Please submit resume and cover letter to [email protected]
Position is open until filled.
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