Job Postings

We currently have available job openings, apply today!

Interested candidates should send cover letters, resumes, and two writing samples to: gwillis@avenuesforjustice.org.


Court Advocate:

General Responsibilities

1. Understand, practice and promote the vision, mission, and values of the organization.

2. Provide direct services to at-risk youth in Manhattan in order to divert them from the wrong path and incarceration.

3. Help youth gain a sense of their ability to control and direct their lives in a law-abiding direction by instilling in them an understanding and acceptance of their moral responsibility for the consequences of their actions.

4. Maintain a caseload of 20 clients, monitor cases and serve as an advocate for clients during court proceedings.


Program & Activities Coordinator:

General Responsibilities

Develop, implement, and maintain training programs, workshops and volunteer involved programs that include but are not limited to:

Digital literacy, Entrepreneurship, & OSHA construction training:

  • Recruit, enroll, and lead tutoring and instruction for self-paced individual study and group classes in these two separate subjects.
  • Administer tests and track progress, certifications earned.
  • Teach additional digital literacy skills for social media and communications, basic web development with user friendly platforms such as WIX.
  • Provide same services for any additional training classes added.
  • Teach collaboratively with court advocates and / or corporate volunteers as needed.

Job readiness:

  • Assist court advocates in recruiting participants, ensuring they join classes.
  • Assist management in outreach, recruitment and communications with corporate volunteers who lead workshops.

Life skills workshops: 

  • Assist court advocates in recruiting participants, ensuring they join classes for creative writing, legal rights, careers, mental health and other workshops as scheduled.
  • Assist workshop leaders with any needs in implementing successful classes.

Record-keeping for all activities:

  • Maintain attendance records, track test scores, graduations and course completions, certifications earned and other progress markers in central online location shared with other program and development staff.
  • Liaison between program and development / fundraising staff to communicate activities and write workshop progress reports.
  • Prepare and distribute training materials to participants, volunteers, and staff.

Community Outreach:

  • Recruit, train, and monitor volunteers for academic tutoring, leading workshops.
  • Work collaboratively with staff on outreach to corporations to recruit partnerships and volunteers.
  • Assist in preparing outreach materials, messaging.
  • Assist in developing and / or implementing outreach activities for participants including community events, city council and community board events, college visits, field trips.