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Care Coordinator
Position Summary:

Comprehensive Community Services (CCS) is a recovery-focused, rehabilitative, and integrated behavioral health program for adults with severe mental illness and/or substance use disorders. The program is person-centered and uses consumer-directed service plans to describe the individualized services that will support the consumer in achieving their recovery goals.

The Care Coordinator will work under the CCS system of care which includes a set of values that emphasize individualized, strengths-based, trauma-informed, person-centered, harm-reduction focused, community-based, and culturally sensitive care. The Care Coordinator is responsible for helping our consumers understand, navigate, and grow through the CCS program. They meet and work with the individual’s service providers and other team supports that assist in their progression through the CCS program. The Care Coordinator receives consultation from the mental health and substance use professionals while working on the individual’s recovery plan of care.

Salary:
$44,000-$46,000
Deadline:
Until filled
Agency:
Sirona Recovery
Program:
Recovery Support
Location:
Milwaukee, WI
Terms:
Full-time (M-F 8a-430p); salary w/benefits; hybrid remote and office; some travel required.
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Peer Support Specialist
Position Summary:

The Peer Support Specialist provides services to residents with mental health and AODA barriers to maintain permanent housing. As an active member of the supportive services team, the Peer Support Specialist serves as a role model and advocate to help residents navigate their daily lives. This role helps to promote a positive living environment and community for those living at United House.

Through individual engagement and group facilitation, the Peer Support Specialist helps residents increase their recovery, social, and independent living skills, empowers residents through strengths-based interactions and support, encourages connection with natural supports and community involvement, provides community resources, and builds rapport with residents to provide support with maintaining housing.

Salary:
$15-$16.50/hourly
Deadline:
Until filled
Agency:
Sirona Recovery
Program:
Housing
Location:
Milwaukee, WI
Terms:
Part-time (24 hours/week)
Treatment Court Case Manager
Position Summary:

The Treatment Court Case Manager provides case management for individuals who have entered into an agreement with Drug Treatment or Impaired Driving Courts. Treatment Court is an alternative to incarceration for people with a substance use concern. This position helps people move beyond their involvement in the criminal justice system, rebuild their lives through sobriety, and connect to positive supports in the community. The Treatment Court Case Manager provides a broad range of comprehensive cognitive-behavioral intervention services in line with Drug Court standards. These services include screening and assessing client needs, ongoing referrals and linkages, monitoring, and advocacy services.

Case Managers will maintain a caseload of at least 25 participants; refer to & have knowledge of available community resources; help ensure the client attends all court appearances and is on track to complete the conditions of their agreement; provide accurate written reports to the court; administer drug/alcohol screens to male clients (collector must be the same gender as the client providing the sample); enter and maintain case information in the electronic database; and other duties as assigned.

Salary:
$40,000
Deadline:
Until filled
Agency:
JusticePoint
Program:
Problem-Solving Court
Location:
Juneau, WI
Terms:
Full-time; salary w/benefits; Monday-Friday 8a-430p
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Rehabilitation Specialist
Position Summary:

Comprehensive Community Services (CCS) is a recovery-focused, rehabilitative, and integrated behavioral health program for adults with severe mental illness, and/or substance use disorders. The program is person-centered and uses consumer-directed service plans to describe the individualized services that will support the consumer in achieving their recovery goals.

The Rehabilitation Specialist will work under the CCS system of care which includes a set of values that emphasize individualized, strengths-based, trauma-informed, person-centered, harm-reduction focused, community-based, and culturally sensitive care. The Rehabilitation Specialist is responsible for helping our consumers develop individual skills to navigate personalized goals. They meet and work with the individual’s service providers and other team supports that assist in their progression through the CCS program. The Rehabilitation Specialist receives consultation from the mental health and substance use professionals while working on the individual’s recovery plan of care.

Salary:
$36k-$42k dependent on experience/education
Deadline:
Until filled
Agency:
Sirona Recovery
Program:
Recovery Support
Location:
Milwaukee, WI
Terms:
Full-time, salary w/benefits
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COPE Line Assistant
Position Summary:

The COPE Line Assistant provides mental health support and crisis intervention to individuals calling the COPE Line. This emotional support line serves individuals who reach out for assistance with various challenges related to mental health, addiction/recovery concerns, and other life stressors. The COPE Line Assistant is able to implement basic to advanced counselling skills with callers, including stress reduction through coping skills, brief problem-solving processes and/or service referrals, with the overall goal of improving caller outcomes. Through collaboration with staff, this role also affords an opportunity to train and model these skills to active COPE Line volunteers and to take a coaching role in their ongoing development.

Salary:
$15.50-$17.50 hourly
Deadline:
Until filled
Agency:
Sirona Recovery
Program:
Crisis Intervention & Support
Location:
Grafton, WI
Terms:
Part-time; hourly (15-25 hours/week, between the hours of 9a-5p, M-F)
Recovery Support Specialist
Position Summary:

The Opioid Treatment Center is a recovery-focused, person-centered program for adults with opioid and/or stimulant use disorders. This program provides people with case management and treatment options to guide them towards achieving their recovery goals. The purpose of Recovery Support Coordination is to assist clients to establish their own path to recovery and ensure the client’s well-being beyond the provision of formal services.

This position is responsible for helping consumers understand, navigate, and grow through the OTC program.  The Recovery Support Specialist (RSS) will maintain a caseload of clients for whom they provide services using the Recovery Support Coordination model of case management.  Recovery Support Coordination is a strengths-based case management model that provides the framework for an individualized plan of care to be developed for each participant. Recovery Support Specialists will promptly undertake care coordination responsibilities so that the client’s recovery needs will be met in a timely manner. The RSS will coordinate service planning and delivery, as well as help the client to access services. This position will perform job duties in Fond du Lac County but will require at least two days per month in Dodge County for supervision and requires the ability to travel and meet clients in the community.

Salary:
$40,000
Deadline:
Until filled
Agency:
Sirona Recovery
Program:
Recovery Support
Location:
Fond du Lac, WI
Terms:
Full-time; salary w/benefits
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Jail Screening Specialist – 1st shift
Position Summary:

The 1st shift Jail Screening Specialist assesses the needs of individuals who are arrested and booked into the Milwaukee County Jail who are pending a bail setting decision. Using an actuarial risk assessment, the Jail Screening Specialist determines an individual’s risk for pretrial misconduct (defined as risk to miss court or be rearrested while out on bail) and prepares a detailed report used by criminal justice stakeholders to assist in making informed bail decisions. The Jail Screening Specialist also conducts a more in-depth assessment to identify individuals who may be eligible for treatment and diversion programming in Milwaukee County. Finally, this position will assist with location monitoring in the GPS program. Many of the individuals served experience mental health and/or substance use disorders; as such, this role requires an individual who is both empathetic and compassionate.

Duties include completing face-to-face interviews, pretrial risk assessments, and actuarial risk assessments for defendants booked into the Milwaukee County Jail; conducting criminal history and records checks; provide written reports for electronic submission to the court that include recommendations for bail and release conditions; entering and maintaining case information in the electronic database; processing and requesting release for individuals in custody to JusticePoint’s Pretrial Supervision program; and assisting with location tracking and device maintenance for the Electronic Monitoring program outside of regular business hours.

Salary:
$34,500
Deadline:
Until filled
Agency:
JusticePoint
Program:
Pretrial
Location:
Milwaukee, WI
Terms:
Full-time; salary w/benefits; 1st shift Tuesday-Saturday 6a-230p
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Peer Recovery Specialist
Position Summary:

The Certified Peer Recovery Specialist supports peers who are in recovery from a substance use disorder. They will work with participants of the Ramsey County Treatment Courts and serve as a role model, mentor, advocate, and motivator to help prevent relapse and promote long-term recovery. The Peer Recovery Specialist must demonstrate an ability to share their personal recovery story and develop authentic peer-to-peer relationships.

This position is specifically for candidates who have or who are seeking Peer Recovery Specialist Certification, have a history of a diagnosed substance use disorder, and are willing to openly share their recovery experiences. Those applying for the position should be able to understand and articulate the role and duties of a Peer Recovery Specialist.

Salary:
$20.50/hour
Deadline:
Until filled
Agency:
JusticePoint
Program:
Peer Support
Location:
St. Paul, MN
Terms:
Part-time
Peer Support Specialist
Position Summary:

The Peer Support Specialist has a personal, shared experience with substance abuse and recovery to provide services to clients struggling with substance use disorder issues who are in outpatient treatment and targeted case management programs in West Bend, WI. The Peer Support Specialist meets one-on-one with clients in a variety of community settings to develop and support recovery goals.

Through engagement and developing rapport, the Peer Support Specialist provides emotional support, compassionate listening, and community resource navigation. In collaboration with clinical staff, this position delivers evidence-based interventions to promote recovery. The Peer Support Specialist assists clients with issues related to housing, transportation, developing a social network, crisis support, personal and system advocacy, education, and employment in line with their recovery goals. To support clients’ self-advocacy, the Peer Support Specialist attends mental health and other provider appointments as needed. This position facilitates communication with other team members and encourages connection with natural supports and community involvement.

Salary:
$15-19/hourly
Deadline:
Until filled
Agency:
Sirona Recovery
Program:
Peer Support
Location:
West Bend, WI
Terms:
Part-time
Recovery Support Coordinator
Position Summary:

The Recovery Support Coordination program uses a strengths-based approach to help clients develop a recovery plan of care. The Recovery Support Coordinator (RSC) assists clients to establish their own path to recovery, address barriers, and meet their individualized goals. They provide support and coordinate services to address a client’s unique needs related to mental health and substance use. The RSC develops collaborative relationships with community service providers to support the client and meets with the client at the client’s location of choice (including the client’s home, the RSC office, and other community locations).

Salary:
$47,000-$51,000/annually
Deadline:
Until filled
Agency:
Sirona Recovery
Program:
Recovery Support
Location:
Milwaukee, WI
Terms:
Full-time, salary w/benefits
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Electronic Monitoring Installer/Specialist
Position Summary:

NO EXPERIENCE OR DEGREE REQUIRED!

Electronic Monitoring Installers/Specialists are responsible for installing, retrieving, and basic troubleshooting of various electronic monitoring devices (GPS, Remote Breath, & Continuous Alcohol Monitoring) within 24 hours of request for service.  Installers will receive notification of the service request, secure the necessary devices/equipment, and meet clients at community locations and client homes. This position requires significant driving as you will be traveling to various work sites within your assigned area so you must have a valid license, reliable vehicle, and auto insurance – mileage is reimbursed! This opportunity is ideal for college students, parents with kids in school, retirees, and/or someone looking for experience in the criminal justice field.

Electronic Monitoring Installers/Specialists are needed in the following areas in Wisconsin:

Oshkosh
Adams/Mauston
Dane
Juneau
Richland Center/Dodgeville
Eau Claire
Rice Lake
St. Croix/Dunn

BONUS: If you work for us for a minimum of 30 days, you will receive $250. After six months of employment, you’ll get an additional $500! To be eligible for this incentive, you must become a JusticePoint employee by August 31, 2022.

Salary:
$18/hour (benefits for full-time employees)
Deadline:
Until filled
Agency:
JusticePoint
Program:
Electronic Monitoring
Location:
Statewide - WI
Terms:
Part-time & full-time
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GPS Case Manager
Position Summary:

GPS Case Managers work with clients ordered by the Court to Milwaukee County’s 24/7 Electronic Monitoring Community Supervision Program. The Case Manager is a critical link between clients who are economically, racially, and ethnically diverse in navigating the criminal justice system. They hold the client accountable, help ensure appearance at court, compliance with court ordered conditions, and aid in remaining arrest-free during the pretrial period. Clients often experience mental health and/or substance abuse disorders and require a Case Manager who is empathetic and compassionate. The Case Manager should have some knowledge of the criminal justice system and act as a neutral party between the client, the prosecuting attorney’s office, and defense attorneys.

The Case Manager will provide electronic monitoring services (installing and removing bracelets/entering schedules/location tracking/reviewing violations, etc.); complete assessments aimed at identifying barriers and needs and provide services associated services targeted at successful pretrial outcomes; assist the client to ensure they attend all court appearances and remain arrest-free; help clients understand and follow all release conditions; provide referrals for available community resources; prepare and submit accurate court reports on the client’s status and progress; and maintain accurate and verified data records in the client database.

BONUS: If you are hired and remain in this position for at least 90 days, you will receive a $500 bonus and an additional $250 if you stay for six months!

Salary:
$40,000
Deadline:
Until filled
Agency:
JusticePoint
Program:
Pretrial
Location:
Milwaukee, WI
Terms:
Full-time; salary w/benefits; 1st shift (Sunday-Thursday or Tuesday-Saturday, 8a-4:30p)
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Case Manager
Position Summary:

Pretrial Case Managers are the critical link between clients who are economically, racially, and ethnically diverse in navigating the criminal justice system. They hold the client accountable, help ensure appearance at court, compliance with court-ordered conditions, and aid in remaining arrest-free during the pretrial period. The Case Manager will work with the client to identify any barriers for appearing in court and refer clients to resources in the community to help address any identified individual needs and goals.  Clients often experience mental health and/or substance abuse disorders and require a Case Manager who is empathetic and compassionate.  The Case Manager should have knowledge of the criminal justice system and act as a neutral party between the client, the prosecuting attorney’s office, and defense attorneys.

The Case Manager will provide supervision and assist clients in reaching successful pretrial supervision outcomes through case management that targets individual barriers and needs; complete assessments to help identify barriers and needs; help ensure the client attends all court appearances and remains arrest-free; refer to & have knowledge of available resources; prepare and submit accurate court reports outlining the client’s status and progress; maintain accurate records in the client database; and perform other duties as assigned.

BONUS: If you are hired and remain in this position for at least 90 days, you will receive a $500 bonus and an additional $250 if you stay for six months!

Salary:
$38,300
Deadline:
Until filled
Agency:
JusticePoint
Program:
Pretrial
Location:
Milwaukee, WI
Terms:
Full-time, salary w/benefits
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