CRJ

  • Social Services Coordinator - Hampshire

    Job Locations US-NH-Manchester
    ID
    2018-3686
    Type
    full-time
    City
    Manchester
    State
    NH
  • Overview

    At CRJ we change lives and strengthen communities by advancing policy and delivering individualized services that promote safety, justice, and inclusion.

    Responsibilities

    To assist residents in obtaining employment within a required timeframe.  Provides guidance for job search activities, and monitors job performance and retention.

     

    Function Responsibilities:

    • Meets with each newly admitted resident to obtain information on their interests, skills, employment, and educational background.  Routinely meets with residents during their stay to monitor their job search progress and to offer additional advice.                                                                                                                   
    • Coordinates Employment Opportunities:
      • Maintains log of employment resources and job leads which is available to all residents.  Utilizes computer-based resources for job search leads.  Supervises resident access to internet resources for job search activities.              
      • Maintains contact with potential employers, job fair opportunities, and other job lead resources, to include the area where the offender plans to live following release.
      • Establishes and maintains contact with employers in accordance with SOW requirements. 
      • Refers residents to job search or training organizations in the area.    
      •  Investigates job leads according to each individual resident’s skills, interests, and experience.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
    • Conducts Employment Education:
      • Offers suggestions on certain jobs for residents to pursue.  Assists with resume writing, interviewing skills, and general job readiness skills.                  
      • Conducts individual and group sessions relative to employment.
    • Coordinates with Case Managers and other staff to ensure successful job search and job retention.                                                                                
    • Attends necessary meetings, conferences, and training within CRJ and with outside providers.                                                                                               
    • Participates in on-call rotation, including maintaining contact with the program as needed, and other on-call duties.                                                          

    Qualifications

    • BS/BA from an accredited college or university in Social or Behavioral Science, or related field. 
    • Minimum of one year of experience in social services field.
    • Prefer experience with a correctional or similar population.

     

    Technical Skills:

    Ability to operate basic office equipment (copier, computer, printer, scanner, fax).  Computer software skills: advanced Outlook, intermediate Word, intermediate Excel, basic PowerPoint, intermediate FRX, intermediate web based packages, Intermediate WebEx.

     

     

    CRJ provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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