Community Associate

Bronx District Attorney
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The Bronx District Attorney is committed to serving the 1.4 million members of the Bronx County community through the Office’s groundbreaking mission of “Pursuing Justice with Integrity” by fulfilling our duty to victims and providing fairness to defendants. The Community Affairs Unit is the critical connection between the District Attorney and the Bronx community. Community Engagement Coordinators work closely with community partners to address crime in their neighborhoods, educate the community on the criminal justice system, and liaise with the office’s bureaus and units on strategies to develop engagement initiatives focused on specific crimes and communities. This position is responsible for imagining, planning, coordinating, scheduling, and participating in a variety of outreach activities including community meetings, special interest engagements and other public events.


  • Represent BXDA at monthly precinct, community board (both general and district service cabinet meetings), and other community meetings
  • Plan, coordinate, promote, and schedule Bronx District Attorney’s Office events
  • Plan conferences and events by coordinating logistical meetings, maintaining necessary goods, and securing locations and speakers
  • Work directly on critical community initiatives such as Drug Free Coalitions, Gun Buy Backs, City Agency Task Forces, Take Your Child to Work, National Night Out, as well as other pertinent programming
  • Facilitate the CONCEPT program and anti-violence curriculum in charter, public and parochial schools to both students and parent groups
  • Manage constituent inquires and help to build community relations
  • Maintain relationships with elected officials, schools, clergy, merchant associations, community-based organizations, civic organizations, and others
  • Assist with special events and projects as needed


  • Bachelor’s degree OR a high school diploma and 10 years of experience working in community relations, community affairs, intergovernmental relations, or a related field.
  • Bilingual preferred (Spanish or French/Creole)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, Word, Publisher), Prezi, Adobe Pro
  • Driver’s license with a minimum of two (2) years driving experience preferred
  • A passion for community relations
  • Ability to engage with the public in a professional manner and to exercise sound judgment
  • Superior public speaking skills
  • Excellent writing ability
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment that can require overtime and flexible hours including holidays, evenings, and weekendsStrong organizational and problem-solving skills and excellent time management

Note: Due to the necessary service needs of this position, the incumbent will be required to work nights, holidays, and weekends.

Thank you for your interest in a position with the Bronx County District Attorney’s Office. 

To Apply:

For City employees, to complete your application and be considered for this position, please log into NYCAPS Employee Self-Service (ESS), click on Recruiting Activities > Careers, and search for Job ID {557268}.

For all other applicants, please visit and search for Job ID {557268}.

Upon your completion of the City application through NYCAPS, we will review your application and contact you if you are selected for an interview. If you have any questions or concerns, don’t hesitate to contact Recruitment at 718-590-2258 or via email at

**LOAN FORGIVENESS: The federal government provides student loan forgiveness through its Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PLF) to all qualifying public service employees. Working with the Bronx District Attorney’s office qualifies you as a public service employee and you may be able to take advantage of this program while working full-time and meeting the program’s other requirements. Please visit the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program site to view the eligibility requirements:

Job posted until: Filled

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