Careers at Safer Foundation
Work with a team of Corrections professionals to provide supervision and guidance to residents at an all-male residential correctional facility. Your role will contribute to the residents’ successful re-integration back into society.
YEP: Using the Safer Basic Skills methodology as the backbone of classroom procedures, the Facilitator stimulates scholastic improvement in Safer’s client population. The Facilitator is expected to confidently guide class participants in their efforts to achieve basic competence in mathematics, reading and writing. The Facilitator subscribes to and utilizes the peer and group learning techniques inherent in the Safer Basic Skills Methodology. IMPACT: The Support Specialist works as part of the IMPACT team to provide direct services (including transportation), counsels participants towards accomplishments of case plan goals, provides positive role modeling and actively participates in all program activities including recreation. Works to create an engaging and non-threatening environment-utilizing evidence based practice approaches to promote attendance and the attainment of successful outcomes. The position will require evening and some weekend availability.
The Account Technician performs all accounting and financial-related functions for the ATC’s residents’ accounts in a timely and accurate manner in accordance to generally accepted accounting principles as well as fiscal directive and set mandates by the Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC), as well as providing back-up to the security, program, and administrative staff functions.
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. • Direct supervision, monitoring and safety of residents. • Control and custody of residents. • Ensures the safety of all persons and property coming into contact with the centers. • Manages an assigned post or function. • Ensures that the maintenance or other duties assigned to the residents are completed in a timely manner.
Responsible for intensive development of long-term employer relationships that result in high numbers of career-path placements within various job sectors and industries. Each must work cooperatively with other Sector Managers to establish complimentary strategies for recruiting employers by developing in-depth industry expertise through relationships with associations, unions, key training providers, and employers offering job opportunities at all levels. Sector Managers must also be able to share their career-path expertise with clients from many programs who are looking to develop their own realizable career-path plans.
Reporting to the Senior Director of Workforce Development, the Program Administrator is responsible for collecting and analyzing data related to Workforce Development program outcomes and based on that information, summarizing and reporting the status of contractual deliverables.
The Correctional Case Manager-Treatment is responsible for conducting the initial clinical assessments for clients seeking services in the Substance Abuse Program; assessing appropriate levels of care based on ASAM criteria and identification of appropriate services within and outside of the program.
The Lead Basic Skills/Instructional Facilitator is responsible for: ? Providing supervision and leadership to the Instructional Facilitator(s) ? Coordinating participant academic testing and program reporting ? Providing a unique opportunity to employ academic training and peer- teaching to our participants in an unstructured and non-traditional environment. This training is holistic in its integration of the practical aspects of academic tasks with interpersonal skills relevant to the work place.
The Data Entry Operator is primarily responsible for ensuring that all serious incident reports have accurate information and is entered into the agency’s internal database. All warrants are entered into the Offender Tracking System (OTS) accurately and promptly. Ensure all residents movements are entered accurately and timely. Provide training for staff on the Offender Tracking System and support to Center staff.
Using the Safer Basic Skills methodology as the backbone of classroom procedures, the Basic Skills Facilitator stimulates scholastic improvement to Safer clients 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 Office Administrator is responsible for providing the highest level of administrative support to the Center Supervisor/AVP-Community Corrections. This support includes reports generation, calendar and records management, correspondence preparation, word processing, filing, travel arrangements, etc. The Office Administrator is also responsible for the supervision, coaching and development of the Secretary, Data Entry Operator and Switchboard Operator.
The Chief of Security is responsible for custody and control of residents, safety of all persons and property coming into contact with the center or its residents, and compliance with IDOC regulations.
Responsible for building painting, HVAC, plumbing, electrical and carpentry repairs and maintenance at the residential correctional facilities. Do room set-up.
The Bond Court Backlog Clearance Specialist is responsible for gathering information from pretrial detainees in the Cook County Jail to assist the court in determining the appropriate terms and conditions of pre-trial release.
The Correctional Case Manager is responsible for providing effective comprehensive services and individual interventions to each of the residents on his/her assigned caseload. He/she is also part of team that provides group services and interventions.
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.
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 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.
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