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Community Transition Coordinator

Company: Community Solutions, Inc.
Location: Waterbury
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Job Details

Level: Entry

Job Location: Chase Center (CT) - Waterbury, CT

Position Type: Full Time

Education Level: Bachelors Degree

Salary Range: Undisclosed

Travel Percentage: License Required

Job Shift: First Shift

Job Category: Nonprofit - Social Services

Job Description

New opportunities have arrived - Community Solutions Inc is adding a new position to our current program at the Chase Center in Waterbury CT. We are looking for a Community Transition Coordinator to join our team and work with other Coordinators in our other DOC programs. In this role you will be responsible for all aspects of client discharge planning and community transition. You will implement all Agency and DOC policies and procedures, provide exit packets, make community based referrals and resource linkages while also collecting and reporting data.

Community Solutions Inc. (CSI) is a nonprofit organization that promotes the responsible citizenship, accountability, and well-being of individuals and families involved, or at risk of involvement, in the child welfare, juvenile justice, or criminal justice system. Since CSI's founding in 1962, it has been a pioneer in the community -based service. We have been delivering supervision, treatment, and comprehensive individualized services to help clients interact more effectively in their communities and become productive citizens.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include but are not limited to:

  • Maintain all aspects of client discharge planning, including the following duties:
  • Providing and completing client discharge plans for the Department of Corrections
  • Coordinating all exit requirements with Probation and Parole Officers
  • Participates with Prisoner Reentry Councils and Forums and follows up on resource leads
  • Referring offenders to community based services and resources
  • Following up to ensure follow through with referrals
  • Collecting and reporting data on services and performance metrics
  • Collaborating in regular performance management meetings
  • Collaborating with internal CTC team for regular case review and supervision
  • Conducting Post Release Follow Up
  • Reporting Post Release Data
  • Completes client paperwork via Case Management electronic system
  • Abides by agency confidentiality policies and applicable confidentiality statutes and regulations
  • Maintains safety, appearance and cleanliness of CSI office and facility spaces
  • Adheres to program procedures and enforces rules, regulation and policies
  • Responds to client and program crises and reports incidents to supervisor and program as detailed in Community Solutions, Inc. reporting policies and procedures
  • Attends and participates in staff meetings, supervision, and on-going agency training
  • Provide coverage as needed to ensure the safety and security of the facility.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a social science field and one year experience in social services or similar field preferred

  • Associate's degree in a social science field required. Education may be substituted with experience on a year for year basis.

  • One year experience in working in social services or a similar field.

  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills desired.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office.

BENEFITS:

CSI offers great benefits which include:

  • Two (2) weeks' vacation accrued within the first year, bumped to three (3) weeks accrual after 1 year of service.

  • Sick time (7 days accrual basis), floating holiday time (4 days/year).

  • Medical and Dental plans.

  • Voluntary plan options for: Vision, FSA, voluntary STD, Accident, Hospital, Life insurance and AD&D.

  • 401(k) Retirement savings plan with automatic enrollment and a company match of 100% up to 4% of your contribution.

  • Tuition reimbursement after 1 year service.

  • Ongoing training.

CSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Disability/Vet. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Keywords: Community Solutions, Inc., Waterbury , Community Transition Coordinator, Other , Waterbury, Connecticut

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