Charitable Advisors LLC
  • 11-Nov-2019 to 10-Dec-2019
  • - Public Advocates in Community re-Entry (PACE, Inc.)
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • $35,000
  • Full Time

PACE, Inc. provides services to individuals engaged in the justice system to assist them in transitioning back to their community. The Diversion Specialist is responsible for providing intensive substance use disorder treatment care coordination for lower level arrestees for drug possession (non-marijuana).  The Diversion Specialist is responsible for being the point person for the individuals in the Diversion project by assisting them in navigating through programing to ensure a successful transition from jail.  The Diversion Specialist will utilize PACE's care-coordinated model for case management services to ensure all clients receive the services necessary to remain successful in the community.

Organization Overview:
PACE, Inc. has been providing services to the ex-offender community since 1960.  The mission of PACE is to provide a variety of services to help previously incarcerated persons to lead productive and responsible lives in their community.  Our vision is to ensure that people returning to the community from incarceration have the tools and resources to successfully reenter; to promote public safety through effective reentry; and to enhance community stabilization through reduced crime and increased productiveness.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
• Bachelor's Degree preferred or 4 or more years of experience in the criminal justice, addictions/recovery or social work fields
• Must have experience and/or a working knowledge of the criminal justice system.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:
• Serve lower level arrestees for drug possession (non-marijuana) by enrolling them in the diversion project based on their agreement to engage in wrap-around services and substance use treatment.
• Work directly with law enforcement and the Marion County Prosecutor's Office to identify persons initially charged with non-marijuana drugs (personal usages amounts)
• Identify challenges and barriers to offer the treatment services, creatively identify options and work with other Providers, Prosecutor's Office and the Director of Diversion Initiatives & Programs and Civic Engagement to ensure program success.
• Provide wrap around service referrals as plans are established to help eliminate the client's reliance on substances and reduce personal risks associated with substance use disorder.
• Ensure all contact made regarding each participant is timely and accurately entered into the case management system (i.e. Efforts To Outcomes).
• Assess needs of clients to determine how PACE, Inc. can be of assistance and make appropriate referrals to other agencies.
• Provide crisis intervention, information and referral resources, and case management services.
• Help in obtaining items such as food, temporary housing, transportation, clothing, etc. which can be done directly by PACE or by referral to other agencies/individuals.
• Make follow-up phone calls after referrals are made.  Ensure all referrals are documented in case management system and in client's file.
• Make evaluation, with justification, to decline rendering services and/or closing service file, with approval from Executive Director.
• Answer any and all correspondence from clients regarding services needed.
• Ensure contact communication from criminal justice monitoring agency (i.e. prosecutor's office, Court, probation/parole officers, etc.) to inform them of services PACE is providing and recommendations on any additional service needed.  Work with probation and parole offices to jointly provide financial services.
• Assist in training new PACE staff, interns and volunteers.
 
REPORTING REQUIREMENTS:
• Provide monthly report of clients served, case load report and client success story to Executive Director by the 5th of every month.  
• Ensure all employment verifications are completed in the system and included in the report to Director of Employment Services by the 5th of every month. 
• Document all information of client employment and retention in the client services database, Efforts to Outcome (ETO). 
• Provide follow-up on clients every 30-60-90-180 days.  Follow-up information is then noted in the client services database. 
• Complete Re-Arrest forms and enter in ETO
 
PACE, INC. RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Always represent PACE in the most professional way especially when in the community.
• Attend and actively participate in all staff meetings.
• Submit requested information for Monthly Newsletter or other Development activity.
• Participate in development when requested.
• Maintain regular and consistent contact with the case managers. 
• Participate in and/or conduct staff reviews.
• Participate in management and budget meetings with the Executive Director as requested.
• Share news, information, new sources with staff; especially as it pertains to development.
• Always dress, speak and conduct yourself in an appropriate and professional manner . 
 
TRAINING:
• Attend trainings when necessary.
• Remain educated about service agencies in Marion County.
 
 
OTHER
• All other duties as assigned.
 
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