Community Justice Champion - TEMP
- What Success Looks Like In This Job
This position will be stationed at the Adams County Government Center. Part time ranging from 8-20 hours per week.
Residing in the department of Community Safety and Well-being (CSWB), this position will be for individuals who have lived experiences in the Criminal Justice System, with Homelessness and Poverty, Substance Abuse, and/or Intersectionality. The Community Justice Champion will be tasked with providing a voice and perspective in the county's efforts towards achieving safe and equitable outcomes. Working as a member of a high-performing team, this position will provide support and expertise through their own experiences to members of the county government and other external stakeholders in the community.
- Examples of Duties for Success
- Serve as a community advocate and contributor for criminal, social and community justice initiatives and reform efforts.
- Advocating and challenging status quo.
- Works closely with community members and partners to capture issues that may be getting overlooked by local government.
- Directly support criminal, social and community justice partnerships which may include; courts, jails, boards, commissions, non-profits and other related stakeholders.
- Attend workshops and/or other community-based meetings to provide input and/or collect information.
- Qualifications for Success
- This position requires you to have lived experience through one of the following areas: incarceration, substance abuse, mental illness, homelessness, and/or internationality.
- Lived Experience in the Denver Metro area preferred.
- Actively pursuing wellness, recovery and/or resiliency.
- Desire to affect change from a systemic level.
- Desire to pursue personal and professional development opportunities.
- Intermediate organizational and communication skills, professionalism, and the ability to quickly adapt to change.
- Work Independently to achieve team goal.
- Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to relate to people from all walks of life.
- Adhere to county policies and procedures.
- Minimum 3 years released from supervision