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CRJ Executive Director (Family Re-entry) in Boston, Massachusetts

Community Resources for Justice (CRJ) is unique nonprofit organization that has been worthy community partner for over 140 years throughout all three of our divisions. One of those divisions Social Justice Services (SJS) supports men and women leaving incarceration and young adults with complex clinical needs to make positive, and sustainable life transitions. SJS provides residential and non-residential services and programming in addition to staff development opportunities for our workforce.

The Executive Director serves as the top administrator for the organization as well as the primary public spokesperson and advocate for all issues related to the mission and strategic plan of the organization, including but not limited to related criminal justice and community justices issues.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assumes responsibility for leading and executing strategic plans and the planning process in close collaboration with the Board.

  • Works toward achievement of mission and strategic goals of the organization.

  • Works with Board, Director of Finance and other Senior Staff to develop and manage budgets.

  • Works with Board, Director of Development to maintain and develop funding.

  • Assesses outcomes of program impact to determine viability.

  • Works with collaborators to meet needs of offenders and at risk population.

  • Develops new programs when needed and in accordance with the strategic plan.

  • Advocates for programs, practices, policies, and funding in accordance with the organizations mission and strategic plan with all appropriate funders, stakeholders, and constituent groups.

  • Oversees all Human Resources issues in conjunction with the Director of Human Resources & Operations, including but not limited to hiring, promoting, and termination.

  • Responsible for approving all expenditures.

  • All other duties assigned by the Board of Directors.


  • Required Bachelors in a Behavioral Health Science with license or certification in field, Criminal Justice, or Public Administration. Masters preferred.

  • Experience with clients and issues involved in the Criminal Justice system.

  • Public speaking and advocacy. Organizational administration skills.

  • Thorough understanding of research and best practices in the field of reentry and domestic violence and other related fields as determined by the organizations program areas and staffing patterns.

  • Understanding of budget development and execution.

ID: 2020-4751

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