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The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is looking for individuals from diverse backgrounds and regions to serve as grant application reviewers. Reviewers will participate remotely and will review 5-15 applications within a two-week period, earning $125 for each completed review. Some reviews may include a collaboration call to discuss applications with fellow reviewers.

Areas of Focus

Peer review applicants should have knowledge, expertise, and/or lived experience across a wide range of justice-related and community safety areas, including, but not limited to:

  • Alcohol and substance use disorder prevention, harm reduction, treatment, and recovery services
  • Community-based violence reduction
  • Corrections and community corrections
  • Courts and adjudication
  • Crime prevention
  • Criminal justice reform
  • Evaluation, research, and statistics
  • Forensic sciences
  • Gang and gun crime
  • Information sharing and technology
  • Law enforcement
  • Mental health and crisis intervention services
  • Prosecution
  • Reentry and recidivism reduction
  • School safety
  • Tribal justice

How to Apply

If interested, send an email with "Peer Reviewer Candidate Resume" in the subject line to [email protected]. A current resume/curriculum vitae and a valid email address must both be included.

Date Created: February 13, 2023