Closes: February 3, @ 8:59 p.m. PST
Reports To: Re-Entry Director
Hours: 40 Hours/Week – Full Time
Salary: Based on Salary Matrix + Benefits*
(This is a grant funded position)
This position will assist the Re-Entry Director in providing direct services to clients reentering the community from in-patient treatment and/or correctional facilities. Attention to detail, follow-through and strong people skills are essential for this position.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Provide outreach at in-patient treatment and/or correctional facilities for clients who can be diverted into the reentry program.
- Develop a pre/post-release plan in collaboration with the client.
- Link high-risk and high frequency clients with cognitive behavioral therapy and other evidence-based treatments.
- Provide individual case management for clients and participate in wraparound case management, which includes referral and follow-through with the Culture Program, Language Program, outpatient treatment, other social service programs, justice services, educational programs and workforce programs.
- Provide housing and transportation vouchers, in accordance with Tribal policies, federal code, program policies and project policies, to clients.
- Coordinate and facilitate peer-to-peer mentorships, small talking circles and life skills classes for clients.
- Keeps confidentiality.
- Reports in, and maintains, client files.
- Provides data to other project stakeholders for reporting and evaluation.
- 10. Performs other duties as assigned.
This position does not supervise staff.
Qualifications and Requirements
Education and/or Experience
Associate’s degree with a background in social work, sociology,
chemical dependency, human services or social sciences and two or more
years of relevant experience and / or an equivalent combination of
education and experience is required. Experience with Department of
Justice policies and programs preferred.
Employee must demonstrate the ability to interact tactfully and positively with Tribal members, all levels of staff and management. Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality. Ability to read, analyze and interpret common professional journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from staff and regulatory agencies. Ability to write reports and business correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions. Ability to effectively present information to management, employees and groups of people.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions and apply them to practical situations.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Licenses or Certificates
Must pass a criminal background check; must not have any felony convictions.
Must have a valid Washington state driver’s license and proof of insurance.
Must have had two years clean and sober, if ever had an alcohol and drug problem.
Willing to do a drug screen, upon request.
Experience working with clients with substance abuse and chemical dependency issues.
Ability to work effectively with diverse individuals and groups.
Ability to negotiate and problem solve.
Experience working with historically marginalized communities.
- Requires the ability to operate a typewriter, personal computer, multi-line telephone, calculator, facsimile and photocopier.
- Requires the ability to read, write, communicate, and interpret information accurately in English.
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.
- The employee occasionally is required to stand and walk.
- The employee is occasionally required to stand and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
- The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
- The employee may be required to work evening and/or weekend hours as needed.
- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.
- The noise level is low to moderate.
- The physical exertion is low to moderate.
- Work is performed in an office setting.
- There are frequent employee, client and customer contacts during the day.
- Position may be stressful at times due to the sensitive or confidential issues being addressed.
- Requires occasional travel using employee’s own transportation.
The Puyallup Tribe of Indians reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.
Indian Preference Employer as Required by Law
- Pay Type Hourly
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