Critical Resistance is Hiring - Two Development Positions!

Critical Resistance is Hiring – Two Development Positions!

Critical Resistance is excited to have two new staff positions opening, as we’re looking to bring in a full time Operations Coordinator and a part time Development Assistant to our team to support our organizational infrastructure and development. We highly encourage formerly imprisoned people to apply. We also encourage people of color, women, queer and trans/gender-nonconforming people to apply, and we welcome people from all educational backgrounds to apply. 

Check out the position overviews below and the full jobs descriptions also linked below. If you or anyone you know would be a good fit for either of these positions and want to contribute to our mission of abolishing the prison industrial complex, please apply by July 30, 2021 by emailing

Two New Positions on CR’s Development Team

Operations Coordinator

Location: Oakland, CA
Full Time Position
Pay:  Salary – $70,000 annually
Apply by July 30, 2021

The Operations Coordinator works with staff and members to maintain CR infrastructure, improve internal systems, and provide accurate and timely information to the organization’s donors, supporters, and correspondents. The Operations Coordinator plays a key role in coordinating CR’s systems and functions, including finance, technology, and day-to-day administration. Through office support, contact management, and mail maintenance, this position provides relevant support to prisoner mail programs, campaign contact documentation, development and fundraising efforts, and other events and programs.

Development Assistant

Location: Oakland, CA
Part time @ 15 hours/week, potential increase to 20 after 6 months
Pay: Hourly -$28 per hour
Apply by July 30, 2021

The Development Assistant will work closely with the Development staff team (Coordinator and Director) to implement and track grassroots and institutional fundraising activities which support the campaigns and projects of the entire organization. The Development Assistant will be responsible for income data cleanup and data consolidation into Salesforce, researching foundations and maintaining grant acceptance documentation, and assisting with larger donor contact projects.