Be part of a team bringing Hope, Healing, and Transformation to lives impacted by incarceration, gangs, and violence through compassionate services and support. Project Kinship’s staff provides emotional support and advocacy as we assist individuals through the stages of change and transformation by providing early intervention, prevention, reentry support and intervention, as well as assistance with system network care and service to help empower those they encounter to seek a meaningful and productive life. A Holistic approach meets participants where they are and provides a safe space where those who have experienced significant trauma may heal.
“Our Work is about serving and not saving. In the process of serving, we also find our own healing.” – Co-Founder, Steve Kim. Project Kinship envisions a world where hope lives and the cycle of despair ends. Will you join us in embracing this vision, and help continue to make it a reality?”
Service descriptions can be adjusted based on the interest, skills and talents of the St. Joseph Worker to meet her needs and those of the Placement Site. Opportunities include fund development, event planning, marketing and communications or direct services programs:
• Elementary, middle and high school outreach / Restorative practices
• Adult re-entry services
• Transitional Age Youth Services
• Work and Gain Employment & Education Skills for Youth and Young adults
• Community Outreach and Engagement
• Case planning and management for Youth Development Court
• Employment Services for adults
• Behavioral Health
St. Joseph Worker positions are based on education, skills and interest of the volunteer. Some positions require related degree and certification or offer internship experience. We work to match your passions with our placement site partners with many opportunities serving Spanish-speaking populations.
Health coverage, Housing, Living allowance, Stipend, Training
AmeriCorps Education Award opportunity may be available to eligible volunteers through an affiliated national organization. The St. Joseph Worker Program is deeply committed to the volunteers providing mentoring and training for personal and professional development centered around four core values: leadership as a woman, social justice, spirituality and community/simple living. The program begins with a one to two week orientation to the program and placement site. Mentoring, educational and certification opportunities, monthly program day enrichment, and retreats help volunteers discover their strengths and passions and develop the skills and confidence to make their mark on the world.
Credential or Certification
Desired Certifications or Qualifications
• Creative self-starter with positive, optimistic attitude
• Strong verbal and written communication skills (English and Spanish preferred)
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Computer, database, report generation skills
• Detail-oriented, with the ability to work efficiently and meet deadlines, work harmoniously and cooperatively with others
• Well-organized, flexible and able to manage different projects concurrently and often under pressure; able to set priorities and manage time effectively in a team environment.
• Must be empathetic, have excellent listening skills, and be able to advocate on behalf of client.
• Must adhere to policies regarding professional ethics, appropriate boundaries, and client confidentiality.
• Ability to demonstrate respect for cultural, gender, and lifestyle diversities of clients and staff
Prohibits paid work outside of the sponsoring agency at any time
Subject to criminal background check
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