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Opportunity Title: Juvenile Services Planning Committee, Board Member – Community Representative
Location: Lakewood
Department: 1st Judicial District, Senate Bill 94
Posted Date: 08/08/2017
Closing Date: 09/08/2017
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Brief Description

***This is a courtesy posting for the 1st Judicial District, Senate Bill 94***

This is a volunteer position and will not be compensated for time.



Together, we transform systems through coordination and collaboration of all our community resources to ensure a safer community: one child, one family, one intervention at a time.


  • Collaboration and Teamwork

  • Committed to Growth, Development, and Empowerment

  • Balancing and ensuring Justice, Public Safety, and the Best Interest of the Child/Family

  • Committed to What Works

  • Accountability


DUTIES (Brief Description)

As a member of the Board of Directors of Jeffco JAC and 1st JD JSPC, you will have a responsibility to ensure that the organization does the best work possible in pursuit of its goals. You will be responsible to uphold and support the purpose and the mission of the organization, and you will act responsibly and prudently as its steward.

Board members do not receive compensation for their participation on the board.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. I will interpret the organization's work and values to the community, represent the organization, and act as a spokesperson.

  2. In turn, I will interpret our constituencies' needs and values to the organization, speak out for their interests, and on their behalf, hold the organization accountable.

  3. I will attend at least 75 percent of board meetings, committee meetings, and special events.

    a. Typically held on the second Tuesday of each month at 1:30pm – 3:30pm.
  4. I will actively participate in JCJAC/SB94/JSPC events.

  5. I will excuse myself from discussions and votes where I have a conflict of interest.

  6. I will stay informed about what's going on in the organization. I will ask questions and request information. I will participate in and take responsibility for making decisions on issues, policies, and other matters. I will not stay silent if I have questions or concerns.

  7. I will work in good faith with staff and other board members as partners toward achievement of our goals.

  8. If I don't fulfill these commitments to the organization, I will expect the board Chairperson to call me and discuss my responsibilities with me.




  • Graduate from high school or GED equivalent.

  • Jefferson County resident.


  • Graduated from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, social work, psychology or other closely related field.

  • Previous experience working on a board.

  • Professional experience within the juvenile justice system.

  • Personal experience within the juvenile justice system.

  • Ability to maintain confidential information.


  • Must agree to fingerprinting and criminal background check. Required background checks include a review with the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) AND the Central Registry of Child Protection (Trails).

How to Apply:

Send Letter of Intent and supporting documents to Laura Ristucci, at, no later than September 8th, 2017

  • Submit a Letter of Intent and address the following questions:

    • Qualifications (required and preferred)

    • What perspective would you bring to the JSPC Board

    • Why do you want to participate on the JSPC

  • Resume is optional

Detailed Job Information
NOTICE! Each person employed must present identity and employment eligibility verification.
NOTICE! Employees hired after March 1, 1988, must be on the payroll direct deposit program.
NOTICE! Disabled applicants: If you have a mental or physical impairment, which limits one of your major life activities (e.g. walking, hearing, seeing, speaking, breathing, or learning) and require special accommodations for testing or interviewing, it is your responsibility to notify the office scheduling the interview or test at least 3 working days before the interview or test date. If you need special accommodations at the work site, you must notify the hiring authority.
NOTICE! All prospective employees of the Colorado Judicial Branch are subject to background investigation prior to hiring.

INFORMATION ALERT: Judicial Department employees may not hold office in a political party, nor may they promote one political party or candidate over another in partisan political elections. Employees may hold not-partisan public office provided that there is no conflict of interest or appearance of impropriety with the duties performed for the Judicial Department. In all cases, it will be within the discretion of the Chief Judge of the judicial district to determine whether such a conflict exists. Employees shall seek the prior approval of the Chief Judge before seeking or assuming any such office. Work related to any office held may not be performed on Judicial Department time. Membership on a board or commission that requires registration or party identification as a qualification is not considered to be partisan political office.
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