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Care Coordinator
Position Summary:

The Care Coordinator is the point person for Supportive Services to residents in Permanent Supportive Housing programs, serving individuals that live with mental health, substance abuse, chronic homelessness and/or are prone to or at risk of homelessness and need supportive services to maintain housing stability.

The Care Coordinator will work with the residents’ outside case managers, Sirona Recovery Certified Peer Support Specialists, and the resident to offer recovery-oriented services. This position completes intake assessments and assists residents with service planning, surveys, and maintains documentation in individual resident files. The Care Coordinator works in conjunction with the Certified Peer Support Specialist to facilitate recovery-oriented groups and fostering a positive community. Coordinating with outside case managers, the Coordinator helps with referrals to community services and resources. The Care Coordinator facilitates communication with case managers, property management, Milwaukee County Housing Division, and housing subsidies, including leading a monthly meeting to coordinate care for the residents with those parties.

Salary:
$17-$19/hourly
Deadline:
Until Filled
Agency:
Sirona Recovery
Program:
Housing
Location:
Milwaukee, WI
Terms:
Part-time; Hourly
Jail Screening Specialist – 2nd shift
Position Summary:

The 2nd 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:
$36,500
Deadline:
Until filled
Agency:
JusticePoint
Program:
Pretrial
Location:
Milwaukee, WI
Terms:
Full-time; salary w/benefits; 2nd shift (Tuesday-Saturday, 2:30p-11p)
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Case Manager
Position Summary:

Case Managers are the nexus that serves the needs of defendants who are economically, racially, and ethnically diverse and assist those clients in navigating the criminal justice system. They hold the client accountable and help ensure court appearances and remaining arrest-free during the pretrial period. Clients often experience mental health and/or substance abuse disorders and require a Case Manager who is both empathetic and compassionate. The Case Manager should have knowledge of the criminal justice system and act as a neutral party between the client, the District Attorney’s Office, and defense.

Case Managers complete pretrial risk assessments for defendants booked into the Racine County Jail; provide written reports to the court that include recommendations for release conditions; perform drug and alcohol screening; provide electronic monitoring services; refer to & have knowledge of available community resources; help ensure the defendant attends all court appearances & remains arrest-free; enter and maintain case information in the electronic database.

Salary:
$39,000 annually
Deadline:
Until filled
Agency:
JusticePoint
Program:
Pretrial
Location:
Racine, WI
Terms:
Full-time; salary w/benefits; occasional weekend hours
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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)
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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Case Manager
Position Summary:

Pretrial Case Managers are the critical link for clients who are economically, racially, and ethnically diverse who are navigating the criminal justice system. They hold the client accountable, help ensure appearance at court, comply 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.

NOTE: This position is Monday-Friday, 8a-4:30p. Each week, you are required to work in the office four days and you may work remotely one day.

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; M-F 8a-430p (4 days in office, 1 day remote)
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