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CRTF ReEntry Specialist
The Fortune Society
Title: CRTF Reentry Specialist
Unit: Employment Services
Reports to: CRTF Coordinator
Status: Full-Time; Regular; Non-Exempt
Job Code: E182
Days/Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm, subject to change based on program needs
Date Prepared: December 14, 2016
The CRTF Reentry Specialist provides reentry services for clients of the Queens Community Reentry Task Force and assists the CRTF Coordinator in the engagement of appropriate state and local partners in the CRTF to ensure the availability of benefits, services, and community-level support to address the criminogenic and stabilization needs of the re-entry population. Works closely with all community partners and conduct follow up with all services providers that CRTF participants are referred to.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Assist engagement of appropriate state and local partners in the CRTF to ensure the availability of benefits, services, and community-level support to address the criminogenic and stabilization needs of the re-entry population;
• Assist in the coordination and management of services provided to individuals to ensure their successful re-entry into the community;
• Attend bi-monthly meetings of the CRTF to review program progress in meeting DCJS contractual milestones and current re-entry issues;
• Attend bi-weekly case conference meetings;
• Assist in hosting monthly CRTF orientations at the Queens Parole Office;
• Assist in providing 4 public education/outreach activities;
• Provide support in completion and submission of all required reports to DCJS by established due dates;
• In conjunction with CRTF Coordinator, DOCCS Co-chair, and other CRTF service providers, develop detailed service plans for all CRTF participants;
• Conduct follow up with all services providers that CRTF participants are referred to; and
• Other duties as assigned.
• Education and Experience:
o Associate degree in criminal justice and two years’ experience working with the criminal justice population; OR
o Bachelor degree in criminal justice, social work, psychology or related field and one experience working with the criminal justice population;
• Knowledge of the criminal justice system and reentry service providers located throughout Queens, NY strongly preferred;
• Strong verbal, written communication skills and organizational skills;
• Demonstrate ability to work as a member of a discharge planning/reentry team;
• Demonstrate proficiency with computer applications specifically knowledge of Microsoft Office software applications such as Word and Excel and/or database programs;
• Demonstrate ability to work in a fast paced work environment;
• Strong time management skills and ability to prioritize tasks necessary to accomplish goals; and
• We seek talented, dedicated individuals from all walks of life who possess a strong commitment to this mission. Relevant personal experience is a plus.
Travel Requirements - Ability to travel to and from the NYC Queens Parole office and various partnering organizations throughout the 5 boroughs.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The responsibilities and requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education, training, licensing, experience and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
The Fortune Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of conviction history, race, religion/creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, victim of domestic violence status or marital status.
Posted on 01/30/17; CVMHA ID #10692