A Way to Give Back
A New Way of Life provides a work environment where you can be a part of the solution and make a direct difference in the lives of individuals and families.
Current Job Openings
Executive Administrative Assistant
The Executive Administrative Assistant will join ANWOL’s Admin Department, supporting the Operations function of the organization. The Executive Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing a wide range of executive level and advanced administrative support to the Co-Director(s) and to the Management team and staff. Responsibilities involve exposure to sensitive information and require considerable use of tact, diplomacy, discretion, and judgment. Assumes responsibility for special projects, assists in maintaining databases; researches/analyzes data and develops reports for management decision-making; may follow up on projects assigned to managers by senior executive.
The Project Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating all aspects of the joint initiative between A New Way of Life and Our Lady Productions by successfully planning the program, managing relationships with partners, creating the program timeline, and coordinating any educational workshops for the program participants to ensure its long-term success and impact in the justice and entertainment space.
Policy & Advocacy Manager
The Policy & Advocacy Manager will lead the development of the Policy & Advocacy Department by providing strategic direction and support to the organization’s policy and advocacy efforts, including All of Us or None (AOUON). This individual will serve as a subject matter expert to provide guidance and thought leadership in building best practices and promoting new ideas for efficient and effective results, as well as assist in maintaining ANWOL’s profile around women and criminal justice reform. You support the work of strengthening public policy and understand political process. You are a team player, flexible, and willing to change directions in strategy when necessary. You will need to stay informed of current reform issues, and cultivate relationships which will identify potential opportunities for collaboration, coalitions and partnerships to further our efforts as Leaders in the fight for justice! As a member of the Management Team, you will also provide input and support to other organizational matters as needed.
The Staff Attorney works in the Legal Department of ANWOL with the goal of reducing the legal burdens placed on formerly incarcerated people as well as lowering the barriers to employment faced by formerly incarcerated people. The available position will specifically focus on the Re-entry Legal Clinic, the largest reentry clinic in Los Angeles County, and individual representation of clients
Senior Staff Attorney
The Senior Staff Attorney will supervise the Family Reunification Department of A New Way of Life Reentry Project (ANWOL), which helps reunite formerly incarcerated parents with their children by providing direct representation in California’s family courts and Probate Courts, as well as, providing “support person” advocacy in Dependency Court proceedings and support letters or advocacy at Criminal Court hearings for parents with outstanding charges. In addition, the Senior Staff Attorney may contribute to civil rights impact litigation, policy work in family reunification, at local, state, and federal level, and provide family reunification legal clinics in jails/prisons in Los Angeles County.
LCSW Social Worker
The LCSW Social Worker (Clinician) possesses and implements the generic knowledge and educational background applicable to working with formerly incarcerated individuals, groups, families, other disciplines and community services within and outside A New Way of Life Reentry Project (ANWOL). The Clinician works with all appropriate systems on behalf of the client, and will visit all of the reentry facilities. The Clinician will provide a model of social service delivery that includes counseling and case management services.