Membership Associate

New York, NY

About JustLeadershipUSA

JustLeadershipUSA (JLUSA) is dedicated to cutting the US correctional population in half by 2030. On the guiding principle that those closest to the problem are closest to the solution, JLUSA empowers people most affected by incarceration to drive policy reform. JLUSA was launched in November 2014.

Open Position

JustLeadershipUSA seeks a driven, diligent, and creative Membership Associate to support the organization’s membership acquisition, engagement, and retention. The Membership Associate will support the Membership team in connecting currently and formerly incarcerated people, their families and communities, and supporters of our mission with the #halfby2030 movement.

The Membership Associate will oversee the day to day logistics of the #2MillionVoices program, which aims to build an active and engaged membership inside correctional facilities across the U.S. Through this work, the Membership Associate will support building a national network of organizational partners and build the value and reach of the JustLeadershipUSA membership.

The Membership Associate will report to the Membership Coordinator and work closely with the Advocacy, Leadership, and Development teams. The successful candidate will demonstrate a passion for criminal justice reform work, be highly detail oriented, and be able to think creatively about how to engage members with JLUSA’s work. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a commitment to building a robust, national membership centered around a commitment to solve the U.S. mass incarceration crisis.

Responsibilities include:


JustLeadershipUSA seeks a candidate with the following qualities and skills:

To Apply

Please send a resume, cover letter, and writing sample detailing your interest in JustLeadershipUSA and the role of Membership Associate to with subject line: Last Name, First Name, Job Title.

Salary commensurate with experience. Competitive benefits. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

JustLeadershipUSA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, prior record of arrest or conviction, citizenship status, or current employment status. JustLeadershipUSA values diverse experiences, including with regard to educational background and justice system involvement.  People with criminal justice records are encouraged to apply. We depend on a diverse staff to carry out our mission.

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