Job Description

Overall Job Objective

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

Application Instructions

Please apply for this position by following the link provided below. A new window will open on your screen and you will be directed to the Adams County Government employment website. From there, please follow the application directions provided. PLEASE MAKE SURE TO SAY YOU SAW THE AD ON JOBING.COM!

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