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Program Coordinator
Position Summary:

The TAD (Treatment Alternatives and Diversion) & Youth Programs Coordinator serves the needs of youth and adults being diverted from traditional legal proceedings and assists them in addressing the circumstances that have led to their referral. The Coordinator will work with these participants to ensure that ordered conditions and legal responsibilities are met via case planning, accountability, and behavior change response through appropriate cognitive behavioral interventions during office sessions. The TAD Coordinator will engage clients in educational and behavior change strategies through substance use prevention and intervention programming. The Coordinator is also responsible for facilitating service referrals that can assist the client in meeting their individual goals. Clients often experience mental health and/or substance use disorders and require a Coordinator who is both empathetic and compassionate. The Coordinator works closely with the Program Director and should have knowledge of the criminal justice system and act as a neutral party between program participants and their referral sources.

The Coordinator is responsible for providing an appropriate level of supervision and accountability to aid participants in reaching successful program outcomes. This position will utilize evidence-based approaches to determine barriers, identify interventions, and will refer individuals to appropriate resources, including substance use and mental health services as needed. The Coordinator will also maintain consistent communication with stakeholders regarding participant progress by creating and submitting detailed compliance reports.

Salary:
$49,778
Deadline:
Until filled
Agency:
Sirona Recovery
Program:
Diversion & Youth
Location:
Grafton, WI
Terms:
Full-time, salary w/benefits; Monday-Friday 830a-5p
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Substance Use Counselor/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 toward achieving their recovery goals. This position is responsible for conducting psychosocial assessments, making treatment recommendations, and helping consumers understand, navigate, and grow through the OTC program.

The Counselor/Recovery Support Specialist will maintain a caseload of clients for whom they provide services using the Recovery Support Coordination and Comprehensive Community Services models of case management.  RSC/CCS is a strengths-based case management model that provides the framework for an individualized plan of care to be developed with each participant. The purpose of case management is to assist clients in establishing their own path to recovery and ensure the client’s well-being beyond the provision of formal services The Counselor/RSS will assess, refer, and coordinate service planning and delivery, as well as help the client to access services. This position is based in Dodge County and requires the ability to travel and meet clients in the community.

Salary:
$46,000-$48,000
Deadline:
Until filled
Agency:
Sirona Recovery
Program:
Recovery Support
Location:
Dodge County, WI
Terms:
Full-time, salary w/benefits, hybrid remote & in office (M-F)
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Case Manager
Position Summary:

The role of the Case Manager is to serve the needs of individuals involved in the legal system and assist them in navigating the criminal justice system. Case Managers hold clients accountable and help ensure court appearances are made and that the client remain arrest-free during the supervision period.  They are responsible for making referrals to services within the community that can assist the client in meeting their individual goals. Clients often experience mental health and/or substance use 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 attorneys.

Case Managers will maintain a caseload of at least 30 participants. This position will 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.  Case Managers will also provide accurate written reports to the court, enter and maintain case information in the electronic database, and will perform other duties as assigned.

Salary:
$41,000
Deadline:
Until filled
Agency:
JusticePoint
Program:
Diversion
Location:
Milwaukee, WI
Terms:
Full-time; salary w/benefits; remote work one day/week
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Peer Support 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 Certified Peer Support 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 Certified Peer Support 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 Certified Peer Support Specialist receives consultation from the mental health and substance use professionals while working on the individual’s recovery plan of care.

Salary:
$36,000-$42,000
Deadline:
Until filled
Agency:
Sirona Recovery
Program:
Peer Support
Location:
Milwaukee, WI
Terms:
Full-time, salary w/benefits
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Diversion Case Manager
Position Summary:

The Ramsey County Attorney’s Office Diversion Program is a voluntary alternative to criminal prosecution for eligible participants. The offer is extended by the County Attorney’s Office as well as the other jurisdictions in the county. The Diversion Program offers individuals the opportunity to have pending, pre- and post-charge cases resolved after addressing barriers and needs with pertinent, required interventions determined by the diversion team, which consists of JusticePoint Case Managers, the prosecuting attorney’s office, and defense attorneys. The Diversion Case Manager is critical in assisting clients as they navigate this process.

Diversion Case Managers are responsible for managing assigned caseloads and providing an appropriate level of supervision to aid participants in reaching successful program outcomes. Case Managers will utilize an evidence-based approach to determine barriers and needs via risk/needs assessments that identify underlying barriers. They will identify interventions, refer individuals to culturally appropriate resources including chemical and mental health services, employment, education, and housing agencies, closely monitor participant progress and maintain accurate documentation in the client database, and prepare and submit detailed reports to the courts outlining participant’s progress with recommendations.

Salary:
$42,500-$45,000
Deadline:
Until filled
Agency:
JusticePoint
Program:
Case Management
Location:
Ramsey County, Minnesota
Terms:
Full-time; salary with benefits (Monday-Friday 8a-4:30p)
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Service Facilitator
Position Summary:

Youth Comprehensive Community Services (CCS) is a voluntary program designed to provide in-home mental health support and services to youth and their families who have mental health and/or substance abuse diagnosis. CCS helps individuals live their best lives by providing client-centered and selected services tailored to their unique needs including case management, therapy, mentoring, and other services as needed to meet self-identified goals.

The Youth CCS Service Facilitator will be responsible for community-based support for the mental health and behavioral needs of youth and families. Service Facilitators support families through connection to community resources, client-centered services, and a strengths-based approach to healing. Additionally, they are responsible for completing clinical assessments and for developing a network of community support and resources.

Salary:
$46,000-$48,000
Deadline:
Until filled
Agency:
Sirona Recovery
Program:
Recovery Support
Location:
West Bend, WI
Terms:
Full-time; salary w/benefits; Hybrid (remote & in office)
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Supportive Housing Case Manager
Position Summary:

This program offers services using the Housing First philosophy, which is a low-barrier, person-centered approach to supportive housing. The goal is to move people from living on the street or in shelters into self-selected housing as quickly as possible without preconditions of treatment or sobriety. The Case Manager will provide individualized, recovery-oriented case management services to individuals with a disabling condition and experiencing chronic homelessness with the goal of obtaining and maintaining permanent housing.

The Supportive Housing Case Manager actively assists participants in maintaining housing through home visits and by facilitating communication with property managers and subsidy representatives. The Case Manager engages with residents to increase recovery, social, and independent living skills by working toward goals established collaboratively with participants. This position helps participants connect to community resources and places referrals to community providers for mental and physical health and AODA treatment, transportation, employment, and other basic needs.

 

Salary:
$40,000/annually
Deadline:
Until Filled
Agency:
Sirona Recovery
Program:
Housing Case Management
Location:
Milwaukee, WI
Terms:
Full-Time; Salary with benefits
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Treatment Court Coordinator
Position Summary:

The Treatment Court Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of the Sawyer County Hybrid Treatment Court, including case management and supervision of treatment court participants. This involves assisting participants in navigating the criminal justice system and local treatment providers, holding the participants accountable, utilizing behavioral-change tools, and assisting them to reduce their likelihood of recidivism. Participants in a recovery court program experience substance abuse and/or co-occurring mental health disorders; therefore, they require services from an individual who is both empathetic and compassionate. The Coordinator should have knowledge of the criminal justice system and act as a neutral party between the participant, the District Attorney’s Office, and defense attorneys.

The Coordinator will track and manage program referrals; provide ongoing assessment, treatment planning, case management, and crisis intervention; set staffing and meeting agendas including the creation of reports for the recovery court team; apply and enforce recovery court policies and procedures; communicate regularly with participants, their employers, families, the courts, and treatment providers; refer to & have knowledge of available community resources; document and record all participant and program outcomes, case notes, and status updates; enter and maintain case information in the electronic database; and other duties as assigned.

Salary:
$50,000
Deadline:
Until filled
Agency:
JusticePoint
Program:
Problem-Solving Courts
Location:
Hayward, WI
Terms:
Full-time, salary w/benefits, Monday-Friday 8a-4:30p
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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, 20 hours/week
Program Director/Mental Health Professional
Position Summary:

Youth Comprehensive Community Services (CCS) is a voluntary program designed to provide in-home mental health support and services to youth and their families who have mental health and/or substance abuse diagnosis. CCS helps individuals live their best lives by providing client-centered and selected services tailored to their unique needs including case management, therapy, mentoring, and other services as needed to meet self-identified goals.

The Program Director is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the CCS program, including providing direct supervision to staff, assuring contractual guidelines and policies/procedures are met, and overseeing quality assurance and improvement. This role will also provide clinical supervision and oversight for the team to deliver targeted services so the consumers can overcome barriers, growing through the CCS program to meet their goals.

Salary:
$65,000-$72,000
Deadline:
Until filled
Agency:
Sirona Recovery
Program:
Recovery Support
Location:
West Bend, WI
Terms:
Full-time, salary w/benefits
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Program Coordinator
Position Summary:

The Diversion Program Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day operation and coordination of the Vilas County and Oneida County Diversion program. This is a newly funded program in Vilas and Oneida Counties under the Wisconsin Treatment Alternatives and Diversion funding. This position includes the planning, implementing, and operating of a new diversion program, which involves drafting policy and procedures, hiring and supervising case managers, with the Criminal Justice Coordinating Councils and JusticePoint administration. This position also involves the case management and supervision of diversion participants, including assisting participants in navigating the criminal justice system and local treatment providers, holding the participants accountable, utilizing behavioral-change tools, and assisting them to reduce their likelihood of recidivism. Participants in a recovery court program experience substance abuse and/or co-occurring mental health disorders; they require services from an individual who is both empathetic and compassionate.

The Coordinator will track and manage program referrals; provide ongoing assessment, treatment planning, case management, and crisis intervention; apply and enforce recovery court policies and procedures; communicate regularly with participants, their employers, families, the courts, and treatment providers; refer to & have knowledge of available community resources; document and record all participant and program outcomes, case notes, and status updates; enter and maintain case information in the electronic database; and other duties as assigned.

Salary:
$55,000-$60,000/annually
Deadline:
Until filled
Agency:
JusticePoint
Program:
Diversion
Location:
Eagle River, Vilas County & Rhinelander, Oneida County
Terms:
Full-time, salary w/benefits
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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.

Salary:
$40.500
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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Case Manager
Position Summary:

The role of the Case Manager is to assist defendants who are economically, racially, and ethnically diverse and guide them in navigating the criminal justice system. They hold the client accountable and help ensure their appearance at in court and in remaining arrest-free during the pretrial period. The Case Manager is responsible for making referrals to services that can assist the client in meeting their individual goals. 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 will 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:
$40,000 annually
Deadline:
Until filled
Agency:
JusticePoint
Program:
Pretrial
Location:
Racine, WI
Terms:
Full-time; salary w/benefits; occasional weekend hours
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Recovery Court Technician
Position Summary:

The Recovery Court Technician serves as a core resource by assisting the Recovery Court Coordinator in providing direct services to participants in the Clark County Recovery Court. The Recovery Court Technician’s responsibilities include performing observed urine, oral fluid, and alcohol screening for female Recovery Court clients (collector must be of the same gender as the client providing the sample), entering and maintaining case information in the electronic database, and referring to & having knowledge of available community resources.

Salary:
$18/hour
Deadline:
Until filled
Agency:
JusticePoint
Program:
Recovery Court
Location:
Neillsville, WI
Terms:
Part-time, hourly, minimum three weekends/month, some weekday mornings
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 Sunday-Thursday 6a-230p
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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-$48,000
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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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, 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, compassionate, and flexible in where they work in the community. 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; help ensure the client attends all court appearances and remains arrest-free; refer to & have knowledge of available community resources; prepare and submit accurate court reports on the client’s status and progress; provide electronic monitoring services (installing equipment and required field maintenance); other duties as assigned.

Salary:
$42,500
Deadline:
Until filled
Agency:
JusticePoint
Program:
Pretrial
Location:
St. Paul, MN
Terms:
Full-time; salary w/benefits; M-F 8a-430p
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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 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. 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:
$42,500
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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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.

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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