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Reentry Program Manager

Company: VOA
Location: Lawrence
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

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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Keywords: VOA, Lawrence , Reentry Program Manager, Executive , Lawrence, Massachusetts

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