Communities United for Restorative Youth Justice (CURYJ)
Overview: Communities United for Restorative Youth Justice (CURYJ) is: A youth development organization working with youth and young adults ages 14-30 in Oakland. Our mission is to interrupt cycles of violence and poverty by motivating and empowering young people impacted directly and indirectly by the criminal justice system to make positive changes in their lives and communities. CURYJ supports the development of youth and young adults 14-30 through a holistic approach that engages participants in programs and services grounded in the principles of youth leadership and social justice. CURYJ contributes to the health and economic vitality of youth and their communities by reducing violence and increasing youth participation and leadership in civic activities, improving mental health, increasing educational attainment and expanding career options for youth and cultivating critical and creative voices to support in reflecting and expressing their own experiences and experiences of their peers.
CURYJ Executive Assistant provides full-time support to the Executive Director, with some office management responsibilities. This person must be a self-starter, exceedingly well organized and flexible. Ideal candidates can show proven capacity to move from a task-based approach to strategic execution with tenacity!