• Temporary
  • St. Louis County
  • Salary: n/a
  • Organization Type: Foundation

The Clark-Fox Family Foundation

FOUNDATION OVERVIEW:

Founded in 2004, the Clark-Fox Family Foundation supports the economic development of the St. Louis metropolitan region through program development and investments in K-12, higher education, public health, immigration, social justice, community leadership, and entrepreneurship. The Foundation prioritizes programs and investments that empower the end user and leverage each other for greater impact for our children and in our community. See more about the foundation and its projects and staff at: http://clarkfoxstl.com

POSITION OVERVIEW & RESPONSIBILITIES:

This is a temporary grant funded position for concentrated part-time work (approximately 20 hours/week) with our Mass Incarceration Community Education project. This position will work out of the Foundation office, located in Clayton (parking will be provided). The project is particularly interested in candidates who have personal or familial experience with the criminal justice system or have worked directly with incarcerated populations.  This project seeks to inform community leadership and partners of the detrimental impact mass incarceration has on our children, our workforce, and our society. Primary means of education include targeted presentations and developing handouts and resources for further learning, as well as strategically collaborating with other providers in the St. Louis region.

The ideal candidate would have strong public speaking and communication skills, an interest in mass incarceration and/or child well-being and workforce development in under-resourced urban communities, as well as the ability to work flexible hours. Candidates should have experience in building collaborative relationships and analyzing the success of projects utilizing qualitative and quantitative data. The Program Associate will report directly to Samantha Stangl, Programs Manager for the Initiative.

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Coalition Building Skills
  • Public Speaking Experience
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Research Skills
  • Passion for Criminal Justice Reform
  • Written and Verbal Communication

KEY CHARACTERISTICS:

  •  Prior experience or special interest in mass incarceration and/or criminal justice reform.
  • Spirit of innovation, self-motivation, and strong problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in an extremely fast-paced environment, with excellent time management skills.
  • Experience with public speaking, outreach, and/or building relationships with community partners.
  • Ability to understand and articulate goals and desired outcomes, establish timelines and prioritize steps/tasks.
  • Working knowledge of MS Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.
  • Demonstrates a high level of integrity, professionalism, dependability, maturity, and confidentiality, handling sensitive information with tact, discretion and judgment.
  • Youth development knowledge/experience is preferred, but not required.
  • Sharp, organized, intuitive, and multi-tasker.
  • Strong information gathering and monitoring skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including ability to draft, edit, and proofread as requested.
  • Exhibit sound judgment.
  • Associate’s or bachelor’s degree is desired.

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested candidates should submit a current resume and cover letter no later than July 31, 2019 at 5 p.m. to samantha@clark-fox.com.

Any questions related to the position may be submitted by emailing samantha@clark-fox.com.