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NLADA - Resource & Grant Data Development, Santa Barbara, CA
Because the quality of justice in America should not depend on how much money a person has, National Legal Aid & Defender Association (NLADA) leads public defenders, community advocates, and civil attorneys to advance justice and expand opportunity for all by promoting excellent delivery of legal services for people who cannot afford counsel. NLADA’s AmeriCorps VISTA program, Defending Communities in Service, builds sustainable community relationships, data systems, and practices that allow public defender offices to more holistically support communities in need. This position partners with the Santa Barbara Public Defender Office to both maintain and increase funding for public defense. The Santa Barbara Public Defender Office leads the nation in data driven holistic defense practice, assisting clients from pre-trial to re-entry. Above all, they zealously defend clients to ensure that everyone has a fair shot in court, which means challenging racism and inequities in the criminal justice system. You’ll join a team of dedicated professionals who are passionate about data for good. This position is open to up to 100% teleservice.
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Member Duties : The Santa Barbara County Public Defender’s model of holistic defense offers a team-based approach to addressing problems such as unemployment, homelessness, & addiction. This VISTA member will research new grants & fundraising. They will write & edit grant applications, compile support documents, submit & track grant applications, & coordinate with staff to accomplish these tasks. This VISTA will manage & analyze large data sets to assist the office in making evidence-driven decisions. We envision this VISTA partnering with stakeholders to report on grants we were able to secure over the past two years, including state and federal grants. Overall grant portfolio is approximately 20% of the Public Defender budget and success will be measured through quarterly progress reports.
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Housing ,  Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Stipend . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Homelessness ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Housing ,  Tribal ,  Community Outreach ,  Ex-Offender Reentry ,  Technology ,  Public Safety ,  Hunger ,  Veterans . 
Skills :
Team Work ,  Social Services ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Veterans ,  Disaster Services ,  Writing/Editing ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Public Speaking ,  Urban Planning ,  Computers/Technology ,  Community Organization ,  Communications ,  Leadership ,  Law ,  General Skills ,  Non-Profit Management . 
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NLADA - Resource & Grant Data Development, Santa Barbara, CA

Program Start/End Date
10/23/2023  -   10/21/2024

Work Schedule Full Time

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations CALIFORNIA  


Accepting Applications
From  02/01/2023  To  10/01/2023 

Contact Deepak Budwani
1100 Anacapa St
Santa Barbara   CA   93101

Listing ID 112983


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