YWCA Madison

School Restorative Justice Coordinator

YWCA Madison is seeking candidates for a School Restorative Justice Coordinator. The person in this position would be a YWCA employee placed at two of our program partner schools throughout the school year. Work continues in the summer outside of schools.

The School Restorative Justice Coordinator is responsible for supporting and staff in implementing school-wide Restorative Justice philosophy and practices in order to interrupt the school-to-prison pipeline. As a member of the YWCA Restorative Justice team, the person in this position will also support development of Restorative Justice programs and trainings for school and community settings.

This is a salaried, 100% FTE position. The annual salary is $36,050. Excellent benefits package with generous paid time off. Generally, this position will require regular school day hours (7:30am-3:30pm).


The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Associate's degree in the social sciences, human services, education, criminal justice or related field, or commensurate experience: either 2+ years’ experience providing youth services or 2+ years working in the field of Restorative Justice in addition to required experience below.
  • Experience working in educational settings.
  • Experience working with diverse youth and families.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Must be able to demonstrate the competencies listed in the YWCA Madison Competency Model
  • Must support the YWCA’s mission of eliminating racism and empowering women
  • Knowledge of mental health, trauma, addiction, poverty, racism and sexism
  • Ability to work with diverse populations including, but not limited to: racial/ethnic backgrounds, different abilities, ages etc…
  • Promote a harassment-free environment
  • Work well independently and as part of a team
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Detail oriented, highly-organized, and self-motivated
  • Possess computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

Additional Requirements

Candidates should support the mission of YWCA Madison: eliminating racism & empowering women, and demonstrate multi-cultural competency and the ability to work with diverse populations. Persons of color and those bilingual/bi-cultural in English/Spanish are encouraged to apply. Must pass a caregiver's background check.

Preference will be given to applications received by Friday, July, 21. Applications accepted until position is filled. No e-mails please. No calls please, except to confirm receipt of application materials. AA/EOE

Job Description and Benefits

Application Process

  1. Complete an employment application.
  2. Complete a supplemental questionnaire.
  3. Submit a cover letter addressing your commitment to the YWCA mission and each of the responsibilities, qualifications, knowledge, skills, and abilities described in the Position Description.
  4. Submit a resume.
  5. Only complete applications will be considered.
  6. Return all materials by mail to: YWCA Madison, Attn: Human Resources, 101 E. Mifflin Street, Suite 100, Madison, WI 53703 OR by fax to 608.257-1439.