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The Center for People in Need seeks Case Managers and Employment Training Specialists for a new Reentry Program serving those transitioning from prison to the community. Descriptions of the positions and instructions on how to apply are below: 

Reentry Program Case Managers 

Reports To:    Reentry Program Coordinator   

Position Overview: The Reentry Program case managers will serve the central role in helping ex-offenders returning to the community.  

Responsibilities:

·         Provide client intake and assessments for all program participants, all of which will be adult ex-prisoners

·         Provide individual case management services to all program participants on regularly scheduled interval and help ensure basic needs are being met 

·         Develop individual service plans for all clients and identify barriers to success. 

·         Document all client contact and progress with date and time, type of contact, outcome and plan of action

·         Provide or broker services to holistically address clients’ needs

·         Meet with Program Coordinator to regularly update coordinator on client needs and progress   

·         Assist with data collection

·         Distribute Bonus Points to clients per guidelines

·         Follow and ensure that policies and procedures are being met 

·         Assist program participants in finding employment

·         Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

·         Prefer experience in delivering case management services

·         Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

·         Ability to work effectively with people of diverse educational and cultural backgrounds, from ex-prisoners to public officials

·         Computer literacy, including knowledge of basic software applications and familiarity with the internet and email communications

·         Knowledge of criminal justice system and/or experience with ex-prisoners is preferred

 How to Apply: Please send cover letter, resume and at least three references to: Deb Daily at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. 

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Reentry Program Employment Training Specialists 

Reports To:    Reentry Program Coordinator   

Position Overview: Employment Training Specialists will provide job-related education, including soft and hard skills, to ex-offenders returning to the community.  Trainers are needed in the following vocational areas:

·         Construction/Carpentry

·         Institutional Food Service

·         Janitorial/Custodial

·         Forklift/Warehouse

Responsibilities:

·         Develop and conduct initial orientation session for program participants

·         Create and implement multifaceted curriculum that meets the needs of ex-prisoners

·         Administer skills assessment tests and any other examinations

·         Assist with data collection

·         Follow and ensure that policies and procedures are being met

·         Provide regular updates to Program Coordinator

·         Other duties as assigned 

Minimum Qualifications:

·         Prefer experience in teaching, training or counseling ex-prisoners or another high-risk, adult population

·         Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communications skills

·         Ability to effectively teach ex-prisoners with little education

·         Computer literacy, including knowledge of basic software applications and familiarity with the Internet and email communication

·         Ability to work effectively with people of diverse educational and cultural backgrounds, from ex-prisoners to public officials

·         Prefer knowledge of criminal justice system and/or experiences with ex-prisoners

How to Apply: Please send cover letter, resume and at least three references to: Deb Daily at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. 


 

 


 

 


Updated: 1/23/2015


 

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