CRJ Assistant Director SJS in West Springfield, Massachusetts
Community Resources for Justice (CRJ) is a unique, 140 year old nonprofit organization. Social Justice Services (SJS), a division of CRJ supports men and women leaving incarceration and young adults with complex clinical needs to make positive, and sustainable life transitions. SJS provides residential and non-residential services and programming in addition to staff development opportunities for our workforce.
Community Resources for Justice offers competitive pay and a full benefits package. For more information visit our website.
The Assistant Program Director is responsible for assisting in the administration of the program including planning, directing, controlling, monitoring and evaluating program components plus overseeing referral and intake service.
Assistant Program Director Duties/Responsibilities:
Supervises and schedules all Line Staff plus participates in staff meetings and treatment team meetings.
Supervises, set limits, controls, structure and accountability for clients as well as maintains and monitors information in resident files.
Ensures that a comprehensive array of activities are offered as per scheduled, maintaining and monitoring program funds with the assistance of Shift Supervisors.
Develops and secures appropriate resources for clients in the areas of education, vocation, employment, volunteer work, and recreation as per treatment team plans. Acts as advocate and liaison for residents and families/guardians with outside agencies.
Oversees referral and intake process, conducting interviews and orientation as required, maintain contact with referring programs and social workers as needed.
Oversees and monitors point/level behavior management program and maintains communications with all staff plus provide feedback to residents
Develops and maintains community, governmental and other public and private resources and relationships plus participates in professional committees.
Knowledge of PC languages and computer applications, Windows 95, Microsoft 6.0 and working knowledge of internet and electronic mail
Strong interpersonal skills, mediation skills, arbitration skills and experience in operation of office equipment and machinery.
Assistant Program Director Minimum Qualifications:
BS/BA in criminal justice, human services, or related field.
Minimum of two years experience in residential setting preferred.
Minimum of one year of supervisory experience preferred.
Prefer experience with offender population.
CRJ provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.
Street: Western MA Re-Entry Center