County Re-Entry Task Force (CRTF) Coordinator
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Description

Title:                          County Re-Entry Task Force Coordinator

Unit:                           Court Advocacy

Reports to:                 Senior Director of Court Advocacy

Status:                        Full-Time; Regular; Non-Exempt

Location:                    Long Island City, NY

Days/Hours:               Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm, subject to change based on program needs

 

Position Summary:

The County Reentry Task Force (CRTF) Coordinator is responsible for the overall performance of the Bronx Community Reentry Task Force and serves as the primary liaison between Department of Correction and Community Supervision (DOCCS), County Reentry Task Force (CRTF) and Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) in the coordination and management of services provided to clients for successful re-entry into the community.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate engagement of appropriate state and local partners in the CRTF to ensure the availability of benefits, services, and community-level support to address the criminogenic and stabilization needs of the re-entry population;
  • Assist in the coordination and management of services provided to individuals to ensure their successful re-entry into the community;
  • Coordinate the scheduling of bi-monthly meetings of the CRTF to review program progress in meeting DCJS contractual milestones and current re-entry issues;
  • Facilitate the bi-monthly meetings of the CRTF;
  • Coordinate bi-weekly case conference meetings;
  • Coordinate monthly CRTF orientations, held at Bronx Parole;
  • Coordinate 4 public education/outreach activities;
  • Ensure notification to DCJS, in advance, of all bi-monthly CRTF meetings and submission to DCJS a copy of the planned meeting agenda along with attendance roster and minutes of prior meetings;
  • Educate CRTF members about the CRTF’s role as a referral service designed to link returning individuals to necessary services;
  • Serve as the primary liaison with DOCCS to receive appropriate referrals;
  • Serve as a liaison between the CRTF and DCJS;
  • Ensure completion and submission of all required reports to DCJS by established due dates;
  • Ensure prompt notification to DCJS and CRTF Co-chairs of any barriers and limitations to the provision of CRTF services;
  • Ensure prompt notification to DCJS and CRTF Co-chairs of any critical incidents involving CRTF operations, including its members or staff, specific programmatic services, and/or CRTF participants, as well as any negative media reports; and
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Manages the Bronx CRTF Case Manager. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.  Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and engaging employees; addressing employee relations and resolving problems.

Qualifications
  • Education and Experience:
    • Associate degree in criminal justice and five years’ experience working with the justice involved population; OR
    • Bachelor degree in criminal justice, social work, psychology or related field and three years’ experience working with the justice involved population;
  • Knowledge of the Transition from Prison to Community Model and Evidence Based

Principles strongly preferred;

  • Strong verbal, written communication skills and organizational skills;
  • Knowledge of community based service organizations;
  • Ability to coordinate service delivery in a multidisciplinary environment which provides services to justice involved individuals;
  • Proficiency with computer applications specifically knowledge of Microsoft Office software applications such as Word and Excel and/or database programs;
  • Ability to work in a fast paced work environment;
  • Strong time management skills and ability to prioritize tasks necessary to accomplish goals;

 

We seek talented, dedicated individuals from all walks of life who possess a strong commitment to our agency mission.  Relevant personal experience is a plus.

 

Travel Requirements - Ability to travel to and from the Bronx Parole office and various meetings at partnering organizations throughout the five boroughs.  

 

Physical Demands:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The responsibilities and requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education, training, licensing, experience and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

 

The Fortune Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of conviction history, race, religion/creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, victim of domestic violence status or marital status.

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