Careers at Safer Foundation
This position works with youth ages 16-21. The Facilitator is expected to confidently guide the participants in their efforts to achieve basic competence in mathematics, reading and writing. The Facilitator addresses conflict management, attention span, impulse control, habit formation and other barriers to learning through a vigorous, interactive method of instruction.
The Senior Accountant is responsible for the internal and external reporting that is based on the monthly financial close and the cost allocation plan to ensure proper cost allocation to all contracts and grants.
The Retention Specialist provides case management to clients so that they can reach 30, 90, 180, and 365-day employment benchmarks. Incumbent conducts individualized career planning, job-search training, retention groups, and other services that are required to effectively support clients within one of two employment pathways.
The Data Coordinator Specialist is responsible for the data input, maintenance, and updating of student learner records with daily reporting within PACE. All records must be maintained in three database systems used to track student activity. The program’s Data Coordinator Specialist inputs student data accurately within 48-hours of intake completion and coordinates and responds with statistical data in real-time in accordance to the needs set forth for outcomes.
Using the Safer Basic Skills methodology as the backbone of classroom procedures, the Basic Skills Facilitator stimulates scholastic improvement to Safer clients who reside at the all-male Adult Transition Center or who are detained at the Cook County Jail. The Facilitator is expected to confidently guide the participants in their efforts to achieve basic competence in mathematics, reading and writing as well as subscribe to and utilize the peer and group learning techniques inherent in the internal teaching system.
The Sales Support Manager position is responsible for ensuring that new employers are consistently being recruited for Safer and Pivotal Staffing and job orders created by the engagement of new employers are consistent with the skill level of Safer Foundation clients. The Sales Support Manager works in conjunction with unified sales force, Safer Foundation’s Workforce Strategies team. As such, this position is responsible for ensuring effective working relationships with new employers and Safer Foundation. This position is responsible for developing Safer Foundation and Pivotal Staffing marketing/growth strategies to potential employers and securing new customers to increase placement opportunities for Safer Foundation clients and Pivotal Staffing revenue.
The Program Administrator will work closely with the Director of Training to Work 1 & 2 to ensure quality program outcomes in the areas of case management, work readiness, job training and job placement and will assist the Director with programmatic and administrative responsibilities that meet or exceed Safer’s standards
The Mentoring Coordinator/Financial Coach for the Training to Work program is responsible for oversight of the recruiting, interviewing, training and scheduling of mentors working with the assigned residents. Coordinator/Coach is, also, responsible for assisting Training to Work participants with financial counseling and in resolving current financial situations, while providing an awareness of their financial health.
Performs the duties of shift supervisor at one of the all-male Adult Transition Centers, including supervising CRC I security staff during assigned shift to ensure the safety and security needs of residents, staff and visitors. Also, ensures assigned duties are carried out by center residents
The Director of Workforce Development is responsible for overseeing the agency wide job development activities and outcomes of the unified sales force for Safer Foundation Retention Services and Workforce Programs
The Associate Vice President (AVP) of New Model Program Development will research, design and manage through the implementation phase, new model programs. That will include leading the research and design teams that will guide team planning, organizational strategizing, external relationship development, funding strategies, program negotiations, program hiring, and data collection. AVP is responsible for the management, submission and writing of grants, including the management and development of a grant writer position.
The Director of Workforce Development is responsible for overseeing the agency wide job development activities and outcomes of the unified sales force for Safer Foundation Retention Services (including Adult Transitional Centers) and Workforce Programs (Title XX, Train to Work, etc.).
Reporting to the Director of Workforce Strategies, the Customer Transport Manager is responsible for coordinating and managing customer transport from Safer’s Cook County-designated pick up areas to business locations in accordance with the PACE/Shuttle service program-structure and goals.
Reporting to the Senior Program Officer, the Program Information Specialist will collect and analyze data related to the overall program as well as sub-awardee performance.
The CRC-I is an entry level security position that is responsible for the safety and security needs of the residents, staff and visitors at the two all-male residential correctional facilities on Chicago’s Westside.
The Sector Manager (Job Developer) is responsible for the successful development of long-term employer relationships that result in high numbers of career path placements for Safer’s clients within their assigned sector (transportation, warehousing and distribution, manufacturing, food service/ hospitality, or construction industries).
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