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Job Openings

Spring 2019 Communications & State Campaign Fellow with the Campaign for Youth Justice

The communications/state campaign fellow (1 Fellow position) will work directly with CFYJ’s Communications Director and State Campaigns Director as well as other members of CFYJ staff. This intern will participate in a variety of activities including web-based projects, research, writing, and event planning. Specific duties include assisting with CFYJ events, such as report launches, press conferences, forums and roundtables; maintaining and updating media lists; uploading web content, social media, compiling news clippings, photos and video; and completing other office duties as assigned. This Internship will involve a heavy emphasis on developing and expanding CFYJ’s online media presence, social networking outreach, and blog content.

Fellow responsibilities will also include assisting staff with state campaign related activities and strategy development; assisting with the development of advocacy resources and tools; assisting with event planning and other grassroots mobilization activities; writing and editing feature stories and articles for the CFYJ blog; assisting with other specific projects in conjunction with the campaign’s other fellows; attending planning sessions and staff meetings.

Spring 2019 Operations and Development Fellow with the Campaign for Youth Justice

Operations and Development (1 Fellow position): The Operations and Development fellow will intern part-time in the CFYJ office. Fellow responsibilities may include: researching and identifying funding opportunities for the organization, writing for the CFYJ blog, reaching out to potential funders to set up meetings for senior staff, promoting local events to raise awareness on our issue, helping to keep the office running smoothly, and drafting donor emails.

In addition, the fellow will have the opportunity to help with our Prisoner Correspondence Program, and to provide data entry support to help expand the reach of our action alerts. Fellows also have the opportunity to attend local and federal briefings and hearings, as well as special presentations to learn more about the issue

Spring 2019 Research & Policy Legal Fellow with the Campaign for Youth Justice

The Research & Policy Fellow (1 Fellow Position): The Research and Policy Fellow will intern part-time in the CFYJ office. Fellow responsibilities may include tracking and researching different justice-related policies (local, state, federal) or proposed policies (reform bills) that could impact CFYJ’s current or future projects, and assisting with various research-related tasks. These tasks may include quantitative and/or qualitative data collection, data entry, and/or analysis, preparing literature reviews, drafting blog entries for CFYJ’s website, and assisting with specific state-level policy requests. Fellows will also have the opportunity to attend local and federal briefings and hearings.