Reentry Program Manager
Posted on: January 5, 2022
The Opportunity: Reentry Program Manager
Who We Are -- VOAMASS gives members of the community who need help
the most the services, support, and self-esteem they need to create
a fresh start. At VOAMASS, our dedicated teams are committed to
serving the whole person.
What We Do -- Through our powerful integrated behavioral health
care model, we bring together vast resources from a diverse team of
caring staff to help each client meet their personal goals. The
care we provide paves the way for greater opportunity and second
chances by focusing on the critical pillars towards a healthy life:
behavioral health, financial stability, and safe housing.
As Program Manager for our Reentry Program, you'll have a dynamic
and critical role by ensuring the highest quality care and practice
by our case management and employment staff in the Pathway Home
program - a partnership with the Essex Country Sherriff's
Department. As Program Manager, you will coordinate and lead
service delivery both behind the walls and in the community. You
will empower currently and formerly incarcerated men and women to
realize their potential. You will work with the team to end the
cycle of recidivism.
This role is about making a difference in the lives of the people
we serve. You'll bring the following qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in education, psychology, rehabilitative
counseling, or related human service field.
A minimum of two years supportive case management/community
outreach experience, or equivalent, preferred.
A minimum of one year in a supervisory position.
Knowledge of working with vulnerable populations including those
who have experienced mental health, substance use, co-occurring
disorders, justice involvement, veterans, etc.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office as well as exceptional written and
verbal communication skills.
Experience and/or knowledge of corrections or re-entry field.
This position will require independent travel between worksites,
thus requires a valid Driver's License and insurance coverage on
personal vehicle at all times during employment.
Must be able to satisfactorily pass ECSD background clearance
process including attending the required week long orientation
through the correctional facility.
What you'll do as Reentry Program Manager:
You get to lead an incredible team of professionals, which begins
with regular communication with VOAMASS staff as well as community
partners, such as the Essex Country Sherriff's Department, MassHire
and North Essex Community College. You'll report to the Division
Director of Reentry Services, serving as a thought partner and
innovator. And, you'll serve as part of the leadership team to
complete utilization review of client records to maintain agency
compliance with federal regulations and professional
standards. All in addition to working with an incredibly talented
multi-disciplinary team at VOAMASS.
Since 1934, VOAMASS has provided critical services to the residents
of the Commonwealth. From pioneering early residential treatment
programs in the 1960's to leading today in the field of mental
health prison diversion programming, VOAMASS can be counted on to
tackle our greatest challenges
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