NOW HIRING: Is It Your Dream Career to Abolish the Jail System?

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As the movement to end mass incarceration progresses and grows, so does our staff! Dignity and Power Now is expanding and over the next 6 months we will be posting open positions. At this point we’re excited to announce that we’re hiring for 3 full-time positions: Director of Campaigns and Organizing, Managing Director, and Deputy Director of Health and Wellness!

We are an abolitionist organization working for the dignity and power of all incarcerated people, their families, and communities and we strive to build the leadership of formerly incarcerated Black and Brown people. The ideal candidates will be strategic thinkers, storytellers, sociable, passionate about prison abolition, and will have a basic understanding of the Los Angeles County jail system. Formerly incarcerated people are encourage to apply!

applicant_2Director of Campaigns and Organizing

The Director of Campaigns and Organizing plays a key role in developing and guiding our political strategy. She or he is expected to be knowledgeable of the political landscape and be a respected movement leader who can speak to elected leaders, organizers, and members with ease and conviction. The Director of Campaigns and Organizing is charged with ensuring that the campaign plans have the potential to lead to a victory in the current political landscape according to a proscribed timeline.

Do you like talking to people about jail issues?
Are you receptive to trauma and mental health issues?
Do you have 5 years experience in grassroots organizing?
Are you passionate about civilian oversight and stopping jail construction?
Are you ready to join a badass team of abolitionists?

APPLY NOW!

applicant_1Managing Director

The Managing Director plays a key role in overseeing our ongoing operations and procedures. The Managing Director is specifically charged with ensuring that the team is developing and implementing a plan that advances campaign goals, making sure that sufficient funds are being developed to meet the budget adopted by the Board of Directors, maintaining fiscal controls consistent with the financial policies and procedures adopted by the Board of Directors, and that the entire staff is being accountable to their work plans.

Do you get psyched about developing plans and organizing teams?
Do you like developing funds for revolutionary budgets?
Are you ready oversee radical operations and procedures?
Are you looking forward to presenting your hard work to our Board?
Are you ready to join a badass team of abolitionists?

APPLY NOW!

applicant_2Deputy Director of Health and Wellness

The Deputy Director of Health and Wellness is responsible for day-to-day management of our wellness programming and supporting integration of wellness programming into campaign strategy.

Do you consider yourself a movement healer?
Are you receptive to trauma and mental health issues?
Do you have 2 years experience in healing practice?
Are you excited to develop a healing justice structure?
Are you ready to join a badass team of abolitionists?

APPLY NOW!

AUTHOR

Shannon Soper

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