Careers

Why Safe Streets?

Safe Streets believes each of us can live in a safe and thriving neighborhood.

Safe Streets’ mission is to unite and inspire neighbors, youth, and businesses to build safe, healthy, and thriving communities.

Safe Streets mobilizes grassroots community change by motivating and inspiring action in the community, teaching leadership strategies so community members solve their own problems, assisting neighborhoods and youth to define their vision for change, and connecting people and organizations for success.

With Safe Streets, you can make an incredible difference in the Tacoma and Pierce County community.

Note: Right now, all applicants are required proof of COVID-19 vaccination or documentation of
acceptable medical or religious exemptions. Individuals seeking an exemption will be required to receive
regular COVID-19 tests and may be subject to additional safety protocols.

Community Mobilization Specialist

A Community Mobilization Specialist works to mobilize members of the community to become active in forwarding efforts that improve the safety and quality of life of the community – especially those efforts that prevent and reduce incidents of substance abuse, criminal activity, and violence.

Please submit a cover letter, current resume, and three professional references to campaign@safest.org with the subject line “COMMUNITY MOBILIZATION SPECIALIST.” The position will remain open until filled.

Youth Program Specialist

In this position, you will join a team of Youth Program Specialists in engaging and mentoring middle and
high school students across Pierce County through the Youth Leading Change (YLC) program. Your focus will
primarily be working with high school students in the Franklin Pierce School District. You will work closely
with young people to provide the support, resources, and opportunities they need to positively impact their
community and to achieve healthy youth development.

Please submit a cover letter, current resume, and three professional references to campaign@safest.org with the subject line “YOUTH PROGRAM SPECIALIST.” The position will remain open until filled.

Imagine Justice Project Support Specialist

Support the Imagine Justice Project by providing direct support to a team of AmeriCorps members, as well as administrative and programmatic support to the overall project. Work closely with the Project Coordinator to continue to develop the quality of the newly launched Imagine Justice Project. Work will include both virtual and in-person activities. This is a full-time temporary position that will end at the end of the grant year on July 31, 2022. Position may be extended depending on availability of funding.

Please email your resume, cover letter, and three professional references to: kohler@safest.org with the subject line “PROJECT SUPPORT SPECIALIST”. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by Monday, November 22nd.