Associate Director of Policy & Resource Development

Are you an institution builder who loves a challenge? Do you want to work on the frontlines of social change and be part of a new narrative for Stockton and a model for the nation? Do you love developing people and new systems?  And are you ready to lead our organization into the future? If so— this is the right position for you.

Fathers & Families of San Joaquin (FFSJ) is excited to share that we are officially hiring an Associate Director of Policy and Resource Development to join our dynamic Administration team – the engine of our agency. We are conducting a statewide and regional search for someone who has the commitment and desire to build in Stockton and heal our most vulnerable communities. This is a perfect role for someone with exemplary organizational and communication skills, strategic partnership and systems development, coalition building, fundraising, and policy coordination. Ideal candidates should demonstrate non-profit experience in grant writing, strategic planning, program oversight, and working in an administrative setting.

The formal job description is attached HERE. Please disseminate this job announcement to any organizations, networks or individuals who may be interested in applying. We are accepting applications until Sunday, December 15. Please include your resume, cover letter, writing samples, and references with contact information in the email to myself at and our Executive Director Sammy Nunez at

FFSJ is positioned to go through even more tremendous growth entering 2020. This role will be critical to pushing forward our mission and advancing our movement for healing and justice.  We need someone who embodies our values, can show LOVE and give folks a reason to live with PURPOSE! Our agency needs you. Our city needs you.

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Healing Schools Coordinator

ABOUT THE POSITION: The Healing Schools Program Assistant will primarily focus on program implementation, design and oversight of our Healing Schools Initiative and the expansion of culturally-rooted, trauma-informed care and services through our partnership with AmeriCorps.

REPORTS TO: Healing Justice Manager


Duties and responsibilities for the Healing Schools Coordinator position will include, but not be limited to:


  • Provide oversight and supervision of 21 AmeriCorps members
  • Complete performance appraisals/evaluations mid-year and end of the year to evaluate each AmeriCorps member based on direct supervision
  • Ensure streamlined communication across 7 schools
  • Cultivate a safe and healthy environment for AmeriCorps members to thrive and succeed in their roles and responsibilities
  • Support in preparation of agendas, materials and reports for program meetings
  • Maintain weekly AmeriCorps timesheet and ensure hours are inputted correctly
  • Create structured orientation for AmeriCorps members and ensure they have adequate training and knowledge to excel in the position


  • Work in cohesion with the Data Analyst to ensure proper tracking of data collection, analysis, and evaluation
  • Maintain clear and ongoing communication with and Clinical On-site Supervisors and Healing Justice Manager regarding AmeriCorps programming, areas of improvement, meetings, etc.
  • Develop program materials and curriculum around trauma-informed, healing-centered practices
  • Develop program materials and curriculum around healing gardens and environmental stewardship
  • Facilitate expansion of restorative justice practices in the seven schools and through systemic policies and practices
  • Coordinate and organize trainings to develop the competencies around healing and restorative practices among members
  • Ensure compliance with rules, regulations, and restrictions of AmeriCorps
  • Strengthen and expand human capital development and a “coaching through healing” culture for AmeriCorps members
  • Other duties assigned and as needed


  • Maintain relationships and effective communication with school personnel, including teachers, counselors, administration, and principals
  • Provide technical assistance to AmeriCorps members on building sustainable partnerships that promote youth development, literacy, community engagement, healing, and alternatives to incarceration
  • Act as a liaison between the Stockton Trauma Recovery Center and the Youth & Racial Justice Department to lead major school efforts around trauma-informed care and culturally-rooted evidence-based interventions

Equal Opportunity Employer: FFSJ is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. People of Color, women, LGBTQ+ individuals and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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