CITY NET

Organization: City Net is a 501(c)(3) non-profit community development organization that facilitates a multi-sector collaborative focusing on ending homelessness. Services include outreach, intensive case management, facilitation of collaborative meetings, trainings, and community organizing. City Net is branch of the Bedrock Creek network.

Position: The Re-Entry Services Coordinator (RSC) provides ongoing case management for Re-Entry Collaborative participants. The RSC will provide comprehensive assessment, case planning, and linkage to supportive services including: housing, employment services, transportation, mental health and substance abuse treatment. The Coordinator will collaborate closely with partner agencies within the Re-Entry Collaborative to promote continuity of care and plan for clients’ successful transition from incarceration into self-sufficiency, ultimately reducing recidivism and increasing prosocial activity.

Re-Entry Collaborative: To establish, facilitate and provide leadership to a multi-sector collaborative to provide wraparound services to the re-entry population and reduce recidivism. The Collaborative will provide linkages to housing and supportive services including: employment services, transportation, mental health, and substance abuse treatment. The Re-Entry Collaborative will consist of police departments from ten North Orange County cities, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, various nonprofit organizations, businesses and the faith community.

Status: Full-time (40 hours per week), non-exempt
Compensation: $19/hr
Reports to: Director of Program Development
Supervises: None
Requires travel throughout Southern California, primarily in Orange County.
Must be able to pass background checks successfully upon hire and throughout employment.
Weekend and/or evening responsibilities will be required.

Responsibilities

  • Assessment and case planning for up to 10 participants transitioning from incarceration to community life.
  • Coordination with law enforcement and partner agencies to ensure participant engagement with Re-Entry Collaborative services.
  • Intensive case management sessions completed weekly in collaboration with other Re-Entry Collaborative agencies. This will include presenting cases in Re-Entry Collaborative case management meetings.
  • Creation of client-centered, time-sensitive goals and objectives focused on creating prosocial skills and building healthy community.
  • Referral of participants to supportive services, including mental health and/or substance abuse counseling or treatment, adult education, or employment services, as well as legal resources (i.e. expungement, reduction of felonies due to Prop 47).
  • Serves as a client advocate as appropriate, based on participant needs.
  • Maintenance of participant records, reporting of success stories, progress and statistics regularly and on request.
  • Participate in weekly treatment team meetings with behavioral health staff and other RSCs.
  • Attending community meetings and events related to re-entry.
  • Other duties as required by the Director of Program Development.

Education/Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field required.
  • One (1) year of case management with formerly incarcerated individuals or related social work experience.
  • Experience interacting with people affected by gang culture, homelessness, substance use disorders, chronic health and mental health concerns, domestic- and intimate-partner violence, and/or human trafficking preferred.

Other Skills

  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred.
  • Professional communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Exceptional time management, organizational, planning, and coordination skills.
  • Intermediate computer skills (position will utilize Microsoft Office, Google Drive, project management software, and HMIS).

Physical Activity

In the course of performing this job, the employee typically spends time sitting, walking, standing, listening/speaking, writing and operating a personal computer. S/he will regularly work out in the field and be required to drive an automobile or use public transportation to attend meetings within the community. S/he is expected to lift and carry office records and supplies up to 30 lbs on an occasional basis. Reasonable accommodations may be arranged to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential duties of the job.

City Net is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Due to the large volume of applicants, we are unable to respond to phone calls regarding open positions.

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