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Welcome Qualified Applications from Formerly Incarcerated Candidates
We Promote Second-Chance Hiring!
Job Title: Program Assistant
Status: Temporary Assignment – Non-Exempt – Assignment expected to last for 2 Years (*This assignment may extend beyond the 2-year end date depending on funding and performance of the individual. Ideally, as the organization expands, the assignment should provide growth potential. We encourage promoting qualified talent from within.)
Location: Remote Work
(*Preference given to applicants located in the Baltimore, MD area, but applicants outside of this area are encouraged to apply and will be considered. Work authorization: I-9 requirements apply)
Applications Due By: Mon, Oct 5, 2020 at 12 noon ET/9am PT
Expected Start Date: Mon, Nov 2, 2020 (flexible)
Pay Scale Between: $18.27 hr. – $20.19 hr. (Based on Experience & Skill Level)
Hours of Work/Schedule: 40 hours per week / Monday – Friday
Benefits Include: Medical, Dental, 20 days Personal Time Off (PTO) – (waiting periods apply) in addition to federal holidays off
Position Reports Directly to: Program Director Amos Irwin
The Law Enforcement Action Partnership (LEAP) is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. LEAP is a nonprofit advocate for policing, criminal justice and drug policy reforms. Our organization is committed to promoting fairness in the hiring process. Our goal is to hire the best qualified individual for the job: therefore we support Second-Chance Hiring and Fair Chance Act legislation. We strongly encourage formerly incarcerated applicants to apply. We hope to attract the right candidate, by doing so you can be a part of the team that helps bring about necessary change in the criminal justice system.
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Application Requirements and How to Apply:
Our entire organization works remotely from multiple locations and communicates mostly by video conference, and not just during COVID-19. We do not gather in an office. On occasion there may be some in-person events and meetings that will require travel and attendance. We offer funds to cover the tools necessary to perform the job remotely according to our technology policy, which will be communicated with the candidate at the appropriate time.
Description of Organization:
The Law Enforcement Action Partnership (LEAP) was founded in 2002 by five police officers who wanted to end the War on Drugs. Today, LEAP is a national nonprofit with more than 300 police, judges, prosecutors, and corrections representatives who support criminal justice and drug policy reforms to make communities safer. LEAP elevates the voice of law enforcement in support of reform by arranging media interviews and in-person presentations for our team of law enforcement speakers across the country. Our speakers work on policy change from drug decriminalization to restorative justice, bail reform, police accountability, and overdose prevention sites. LEAP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other attribute protected by law.