Central Office – Youth Defense Initiative Project Assistant (Grant-Funded)


The Georgia Public Defender Council is looking to hire a Youth Defense Initiative Project Assistant. The Youth Defense Initiative Project Assistant will support the work of public defenders of indigent youth through the development and distribution of specialized trainings, the provision of centralized capacity building administrative assistance, and the coordination of state and national resources. Experience with youth and families in crisis or juvenile court preferred. Passionate about youth-centered juvenile justice practices.

Salary: $35,000 annualized

Location: Central Office

Duration: Funding is provided for one year after the hire date

Grant Funded: This position is funded through the State of Georgia; funding is apportioned for at least one year of employment after a candidate’s hire date.

Interested applicants should apply on Team Georgia Careers and submit a cover letter and resume to GPDC-Jobs@gapubdef.org. Make sure to include “Youth Defense Initiative Project Assistant (GF)” in the subject line of your email.

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