Careers at Safer Foundation
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 Staff Accountant is responsible for the financial close cycle, general ledger input and maintenance, related functions in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and the distribution of financial information to management.
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. Based on that information, evaluate and report on the overall effectiveness of the program in ensue adherence to all DOL data collection and performance management requirements. In addition, the Program Information Specialist will identify areas needing improvement.
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 Client Services Clerical Assistant engages in the work flow at the Clerical Desk with a focus on identification and recruitment of members for COTA.
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 Intake Specialist is responsible for client orientation, intake assessment, and, providing appropriate internal and external referrals including entering information into agency’s database.
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.
We are seeking an energetic, highly-motivated person to lead our sales & marketing efforts to secure employment opportunities for people with criminal records as well as develop new employment opportunities in ancillary markets (transportation, warehousing and distribution, manufacturing, food service/hospitality, or construction industries etc.).
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.
Reporting to the Director of Client Services, the Program Administrator is responsible for collecting and analyzing data related to Client Services program outcomes and based on that information, summarizing and reporting the status of contractual deliverables.
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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