CORA Services
  • Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • 55,000
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical benefits with two options of coverage (coverage begins on the 1st of the month following date of hire), with generous company contribution Company-paid Life/Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Long-term Disability coverage Voluntary programs including Dental, Vision, Short-term Disability, and Life Insurance 403 (b) Pension Plan with generous company contribution after one year of service Generous paid time off package Warm, welcoming, and supportive environment

Manager of the Transforming Justice Hub

Interested in working for a non-profit organization rooted in a tradition of care and compassion? Join our team! CORA is a fast-paced, growing organization with over 500 team members and growing with a lucrative benefits package to offer. Our team has been helping children and families experiencing emotional, academic, and social challenges which impede their development and productivity throughout Philadelphia for the past 50 years and we have continued to put our community first.

CORA Services is a non-profit agency whose mission is to assist youth, children, and families experiencing emotional, academic, and social challenges which impede their development and productivity. CORA provides this assistance throughout the greater Philadelphia area. "Children are the Heart of the Matter"

The Restorative Justice department of CORA Services is launching the Transforming Justice Hub: a two-tiered project that seeks to empower Philadelphians who have been both impacted by and involved in neighborhood gun violence to interrupt cycles of conflict through community dialogue and community organizing.

In service of this mission, the hub will host a recurring six-month Popular Education course that trains youth, in neighborhoods most familiar with the conditions of gun violence, to become certified circle keepers, peer mediators, and community organizers. The course comprises 40 hours of facilitation training, 10 hours of political education, and 6 hours of hands-on practice leading restorative justice models. The second component of this project is providing restorative justice services, from de-escalation to healing circles, to the overall community in these youth's neighborhoods. The youth participating in the six-month course will partner with CORA staff to facilitate these models in their respective neighborhoods.

This project was designed with the understanding that neighborhood gun violence, and other forms of intracommunal violence, is often a trauma response of marginalized communities being subjected to oppressive living conditions. We seek a Project Manager who shares this analysis and who can engage those at the epicenter of our gun violence epidemic to be leaders and experts in this movement, in an effort to collectively identify and uproot the systemic causes of this crisis.


Starting salary of $55,000 a year. Increases based on experience and credentials.


The Manager of The Transforming Justice Hub will oversee all operations of the project with the support of the project director/department head. The manager designs and facilitates the project's course curriculum, community outreach efforts, and data collection, while supervising the project staff to ensure all services are well organized.


· Supervise and streamline the project's daily operations and programming

· Develop and facilitate the project's course curriculum

· Assist the project director in building a strong team to lead this project

· Assist the project director in building relationships with community partners and referral sources through meetings, outreach presentations, and distribution of marketing materials

· Assist the project director in managing data collection, grant reporting, and other administrative procedures


· Bachelor's degree in a related field or an equivalent combination of training and experience.


· Minimum of 3 years of experience facilitating restorative justice models.

· Minimum of 2 years of experience teaching/serving teens.

· Minimum of 2 years of experience with grassroots community organizing.

· Minimum of 1 year of supervisory experience.

· Demonstrated understanding and commitment to racial justice, economic justice, disability justice, and gender liberation, with the ability to develop supportive and trusting relationships with people directly impacted by these issues.

· Demonstrated understanding of the systemic causes of gun violence within marginalized communities.

· Candidates with lived experience and direct knowledge of the issues this project seeks to address are preferred.

· Experience with office administration systems and procedures.

· Excellent organizational and time management skills.

· Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.

· Candidates with bilingual proficiency are preferred.

· Ability to work proficiently in Microsoft Word & Excel; ability to learn and use new technology tools.

· Enthusiasm for the mission of CORA GSM and loyalty to the goals and objectives of CORA GSM.

Does this sound like the perfect fit for you? Come join our WINNING team, apply here or connect with the email listed below.

CORA Services has been named 2021 TOP WORKPLACE in the Philadelphia Region and received the 2021 TOP WORKPLACE WOMEN-LED CULTURE EXCELLENCE AWARD, which signifies our commitment to developing and sustaining a culture that supports, promotes, and values its employees. We provide our employees with solid benefits, a positive atmosphere, meaningful work, and a culture of strong leadership, which in turn drives growth and innovation.

Please note: All new hires are expected to be fully vaccinated against COVID -19 prior to starting work with CORA Services.


Interested applicants should submit a resume along with a cover letter detailing why they would make a valuable member of our team. Applications can be submitted to

CORA Services Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. People of color, longtime Philadelphians, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and people with historically marginalized identities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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