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CCJ is Looking for a Program Assistant

The Center for Community Justice is hiring a Full-Time Program Assistant, working 35 hours per week. Half of the time will be spent assisting the Schenectady County Reentry Task Force Coordinator while the other half will be spent on other Alternative to Incarceration programs like Community Accountability Board.

This professional candidate will assist, and report to, the Schenectady County Reentry Task Force Coordinator. Activities will include client intake, case management, group facilitation. This candidate will coordinate the Community Accountability Program and perform other tasks as needed.

Duties and Responsibilities:

· Work with diverse population of individuals reentering the community from state prison

· Process client intakes and maintain confidential files

· Solve problems and refer clients to appropriate community agencies as needed

· Provide professional individual advocacy

· Assist Group Facilitation

· Maintain accurate records in case management and database files

· Assist with external reports to funding agencies

· Attend agency and unit meetings as required

· Attend relevant community meetings/trainings

· Assist with public education and outreach to the broader community

· Maintain professional working relationships with Parol Office, County Agencies, Criminal Justice Agencies, Human Service Agencies, Funders and Community Members.

· Train Community Accountability Board volunteers and schedule Community Accountability Board meetings

· Assist with other programs as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

Associates Degree and two years human service or criminal justice experience

Ability to work with diverse populations

Computer (Email, Word, Power Point, etc) and organization skills

Workforce Development experience preferred

Group Facilitation experience preferred

Salary 32,000 - 35,000 Depending on Experience

Benefits include Sick/vacation time

Health/Dental insurance




No phone calls will be accepted