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Re-Entry Coordinator

Company:
James City County
Location:
Williamsburg, Virginia, United States
Posted:
December 06, 2018

Description:

$38,146 / year or higher DOQ + Full Time County Benefits

Colonial Community Corrections (CCC), a division of the James City County Police Department, seeks a responsible individual with the ability to use sound judgment and discretion to assess the criminogenic needs of inmates returning to the local community and to assist inmates in a successful transition; and, supervise a caseload of recently incarcerated probationers in accordance with Evidence Based Practices (EBP), supervision guidelines, and standards set by local policy and as established by the Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS).

Responsibilities:

• Conduct interviews, assessments, and evaluations of inmates located in the Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail to determine appropriate level of client supervision and services required for appropriate transition back into the community.

• Develop and coordinate delivery of applicable client services with appropriate agencies.

• Facilitate Thinking for Change groups; serve on Reentry Council and other relevant teams and sub-committees; act as liaison between CCC and other collateral agencies.

• Provide and prepare oral and written progress reports as appropriate.

Requirements:

• Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, behavioral sciences, rehabilitation counseling, or related field and experience in adult probation, social services, criminal justice, or related field.

• Must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record based on County criteria.

• Considerable knowledge of theories and practices of social case work and reentry efforts.

• Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

• Ability to maintain working effective working relationships with other professional groups within and outside local government agencies.

Accepting applications until 11:59pm EST on 3/7/2019 or when filled, whichever comes first. Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov