This is a full-time position that includes a comprehensive benefits package with such benefits as compensated time-off, 403(b), medical and dental coverage.
About the Organization
Volunteers of America of Minnesota is a non-profit organization that provides a wide variety of services to over 35,000 children and their families, school students, individuals with special needs of all ages, youth and adult ex-offenders and senior citizens each year. Volunteers of America of Minnesota seeks to empower program participants with the skills and competencies necessary for age appropriate independence and self-reliance. Volunteers of America of Minnesota is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Adult Re-Entry Center requires final candidates to submit to criminal background check for further consideration. In addition, VOA-MN Adult Re-Entry Centers participate in E-Verify.
Program Supervisor - Correction Programs (PS-CP)
Program Supervisor - Adult Re-Entry Center
"Uplifting all lives."
The mission of the Volunteers of America - MN's Re-Entry program is to reduce the likelihood that offenders will re-offend, by providing practices, programs and services which are evidence-based and which hold the offenders accountable. Our facility, located in Roseville, includes a Women’s Re-Entry Center. The Women’s Re-Entry Center is designed to give women the skills and experience they need to successfully live as positive citizens and employees after they transition from correctional facilities into their home communities. Emphasis is placed on reducing their risks of reoffending and on increasing positive outcomes.
We are presently seeking a Program Supervisor who will have responsibilities that include organizing, directing, and coordinating these programs with emphasis on development of both community resources and work opportunities in the community. Oversees and facilitates the delivery of community-based Resident Reentry programs.
For consideration, candidates must have the following:
- Possession of a bachelor's degree in criminal justice or human services
- Three (3) years of professional experience providing services to ex-offenders in a community-based correctional setting
- Ability to provide guidance and direction in activities
- Ability to establish and adapt rules to prevent resdent disorder
- Knowledge of community-based program services
- Knowledge of the resources available for the rehabilitation of residents
- Ability to interpret actuarial risk assessments and identify pro-criminal attitudes, values and beliefs
- Knowledge and understanding of Motivational Interviewing
- Knowledge of the principles of evidence-based practices for effective gender-specific programming
- Knowledge of the principles of evidence-based practices for effective community-based intervention and programs
- Knowledge of the techniques and problems involved in organizing group recreational activities
- Ability to evaluate programs for evidence-based content using Program Evaluation Tools
- Knowledge of the trends in the treatment of female offenders
- Knowledge and experience of individual and group counseling techniques
- Ability to set priorities and assign work to other professionals
- Ability to organize and coordinate the work of other