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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


The ideal candidate:
Has an interest in juvenile justice reform, nonprofit management, and/or development;
Is a strong writer and researcher;
Has some experience with data entry and management and other office operations; 
Is detail oriented and highly organized;
Is enthusiastic about gaining new knowledge bases;
Has a professional work ethic;
Can work independently, problem solve, multi-task and take initiative;
Has prior work or volunteer experience with a community-based organization and/or youth;
Has knowledge of Microsoft Office, and other database software packages.

Please submit the following materials to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Cover letter indicating your experience and interest in the position.
List of two to three references.
Writing sample (two to five pages).

Please submit your application materials as MS Word or PDF attachments. Include all attachments in a single email. Please include, “CFYJ Operations and Development Fellow Application” in the subject line of your email.


CFYJ expects to schedule telephone interviews for early Fall 2018. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. CFYJ receives a large number of applications for a small number of fellowships; therefore, please do not call CFYJ after submitting your application. If you have questions, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Thank you for your interest in CFYJ!

CFYJ does not discriminate in its hiring practices and, in order to build the strongest possible workforce, actively seeks a diverse applicant pool, including those impacted by the criminal justice system, and embraces an equal employment opportunity (“EEO”) workplace.

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