About the Program
For more than two decades, the Domestic Violence Programs have worked to improve the ways in which the justice system responds to domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking. Through its work in New York State helping to create the Integrated Domestic Violence Court model, the program combines lessons learned at the local level with the latest research to deliver community-led, data-driven support and expertise to jurisdictions nationwide.
The Domestic Violence Program Department is seeking an Associate. Reporting to the Managing Director and the Director of Gender and Justice Initiatives, the Associate will support a wide range of domestic violence court projects and provide assistance to jurisdictions that are interested in enhancing their civil and criminal justice response to domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking. The Program Associate will gain exposure to both local and national policies that shape justice agencies’ response to gender-based violence.
About the Position
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Assist with the coordination of the Center’s National Technical Assistance projects and other national and statewide court planning and training initiatives;
- Support the administrative needs of the domestic violence team;
- Respond to information requests from court and other justice agency personnel;
- Conduct site visits of specialized domestic violence courts;
- Prepare materials for and conduct presentations and trainings;
- Assist with organizing conferences and in-person and virtual meetings;
- Assist with preparation of grants and grant reports.
The ideal candidate will have a BA (required) and one-two years (preferred) in a related area, preferably experience working with domestic violence, violence against women, or other relevant women’s issues. Excellent written skills are a must. Candidate must be skilled communicator able to work in multi-disciplinary setting and maintain strong relationships with multiple agencies and organizations both onsite and in the community. Occasional travel will be required.
The ideal candidate will be an energetic, well-organized, and experienced professional that can aid the department in its efforts to provide expert assistance to jurisdictions across the U.S. and internationally.
How to Apply
To apply for this position, send a cover letter, resume and writing sample to Email , with Program Associate as the subject line of the email.
If you are unable to access email, you may submit materials by mail or fax to:
Center for Court Innovation
520 Eighth Avenue
New York, NY 10018
Note: In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete an employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. Only applicants under consideration will be contacted. No phone calls please.
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The Fund for the City of New York/Center for Court Innovation is an equal opportunity employer.