Facility: RS CDCR ORANGE COUNTY CA
Compensation Bonus (if applicable):
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Identifies, organizes, maintains and disseminates housing information conducive to long term recovery, and stable housing (e.g. shared, supportive, subsidized, clean and sober, moderate income housing, etc.);
Locates market-rate housing opportunities such as Craigslist and/or other sources
Mentors the parolee in disclosing appropriate information regarding past convictions and/or parole status when attempting to secure housing
Creates housing and placement plans with each parolee based on his/her goals and needs related to housing
Provides referrals to community housing and related resources
Follows up with the parolee regarding housing applications submittals and other aspects of their search
Ensure parolees adhere to all rules and requirements of the THPC (Transitional Housing Placement Coordinator)
Prepares for and facilitates weekly housing meetings to share current opportunities to help parolees complete housing applications and provide information identifying practices of a good tenant
Oversees transitional housing in the community to ensure the facilities are in compliance contract requirements.
Complies with work rules and policies
Complies with facility safety rules and takes appropriate corrective action to ensure work is performed in a safe manner
Communicates effectively with all levels of staff in a manner that promotes a team spirit and a sense of cooperation
May perform all duties of Case Manager.
Performs other duties as assigned.
High school diploma and a minimum of four years of experience as a THPC (Transitional Housing Placement Coordinator) or similar position, or
Associate degree and a minimum of two years of experience as a THPC (Transitional Housing Placement Coordinator) or similar position.
Drivers License Required
Knowledge of current management techniques
Familiar with the correctional system and current correctional policies
Ability to conduct individual counseling sessions and facilitate small groups, and interface with outside agencies
Ability to write clear concise reports in English using correct grammar;
Must be able to react quickly and appropriately in an emergency situation
Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred, but not mandatory
Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
GEO Group Inc.