The Safer Foundation is a social service provider to individuals with arrest and conviction records. Through a full range of services, including case management, educational instruction and advocacy, we focus on preparing individuals for the world of work by helping them find and keep productive and meaningful employment.
This is a Part-Time Position.
Reporting to the Program Manager-CHA Transitional Jobs Program, the Recruitment/Intake Specialist works to meet and exceed the pre-enrollment phase deliverables of the program. The Intake Specialist is responsible for participant orientation, intake assessments, recommending appropriate external referrals as required. Through assessment, the Intake Specialist is responsible for summarizing the education/training history, fit, talent, and industrial sector interest of each program participant for pathway determination.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Support CHA enrollment outcomes through community outreach and recruitment via Safer’s Mobile Unit
- Provide thorough participant orientation and assessment using established tools/techniques
- Review and assess participant education/training and industrial sector interest for ACE training pathways
- Accurate and timely documentation of all participant interactions in the appropriate databases and systems
- Submit data/detail as assigned and required for audits as well as monthly, quarterly and random reports
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Demonstrated critical thinking, judgement, and decision-making skills
- Demonstrated ability to write accurate and detailed case notes
- Active listener with knowledge of group dynamics, societal trends and influences including the aptitude for assisting reluctant participants
- Strong attention to detail, ability to multi-task, produce work results with minimum supervision including good time management
- Ability to work with, knowledge of, and barriers faced by people with criminal records
- Knowledge of MS Office Suite applications
Education and Experience:
- Associate’s Degree in a related discipline (counseling, psychology, criminal justice)
- Minimum 2-3 years’ successfully working with formerly incarcerated individuals and/or economically disadvantaged populations
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The Safer Foundation supports, through a full spectrum of services and advocacy, the efforts of people with arrest and criminal records to become employed, law-abiding members of the community and as a result, reduce recidivism.
Safer Foundation is a drug-free workplace.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action/Minorities/Females/Veterans
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