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Re-entry Coordinator

Buffalo

Summary of Position Function

Convenes and coordinates community re-entry efforts and ensures the provision of high quality to individuals with substance use disorders, mental health disorders and/or co-occurring disorders that have been referred by NYS Parole. Leads the Re Entry Task Force and works collaboratively with task force members.  Responsible for the quality of assessment with clients, development and implementation of a service plan with clients.  Assures that program milestones are met and that required program documentation and data is complete and accurate. Also is responsible for referral to other appropriate services and coordination with other service providers.  Performs related tasks as required.

Education Requirements

  • Associate degree in criminal justice and five year’s experience working with the criminal justice population
  • Bachelor degree in criminal justice, social work, psychology or related field and three years’ experience working with the criminal justice population

Experience

  • Experience must match grant requirements

Must possess a valid Driver’s License with a satisfactory driving record, and possess a personal vehicle for job requirement

 

 

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Major Duties & Responsibilities

  • Knowledge and demonstration of agency core values in day to day activities
  • Ensures program milestones are met as outlined by DCJS and ECDMH.
  • Co-Chairs the Re Entry Taskforce including facilitating case conference and quarterly meetings.
  • Ensures the timeliness and accuracy of required reporting.
  • Develops and maintains collaborations with area service providers.
  • Identify potential federal, state and local grant opportunities
  • Participates in regional and state wide conferences & meetings
  • Public speaking related to re entry initiatives
  • Meets documentation timeliness standards and supervisees meet same expectation.
  • Demonstrates ability to effectively use technology and appropriate use of support
  • Follows Agency policies and procedures
  • Completes yearly update trainings
  • Develops client service plan based on assessment including input from NYS Parole.
  • Coordinates services with other staff and other agencies.
  • Serves as resource person/consultant to other service providers in identifying clients for referral and works cooperatively with other providers to assure linkage of clients with appropriate services.
  • Prepares reports, maintains program files, participates in training and provides statistical materials.
  • Assures that advocacy, linking, expediting and related activities are carried out as needed.
  • Oversight of quality of clinical services and documentation for supervisees.
  • Responsible for program´s performance on DCJS annual reviews.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

SKILLS/COMPETENCIES:

  • Strong verbal, written communication skills and organizational skills
  • Demonstrate knowledge of community based service organizations
  • Demonstrate ability to coordinate service delivery in a multidisciplinary environment which provides services to ex-offenders
  • Demonstrate ability to work as a member of a case management team
  • Demonstrate proficiency with computer applications specifically knowledge of Microsoft Office software applications such as Word and Excel
  • Demonstrate ability to work in a fast paced work environment
  • Strong time management skills and ability to prioritize tasks necessary to accomplish goals

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of the Transition from Prison to Community Model and Evidence Based Principles

Other Requirements:

  • Candidate will be subject to background investigation
  • Candidate will be required to disclose associations and/or family members under the supervision of parole or probation or currently incarcerated
  • Representative(s) of DOCCS (Parole) and the County Mental Health department will be on the interview committee

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