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Milwaukee County Intensive 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 Intensive 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:
$43,000-$45,000/annually
Deadline:
Until Filled
Agency:
Sirona Recovery
Program:
Housing
Location:
Milwaukee, WI
Terms:
Full-Time; salary with benefits
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Milwaukee County Jail Screening Specialist – 3rd shift
Position Summary:

 

The Jail Screening Specialist is a professional position that assesses the needs of individuals who are arrested and booked into the Milwaukee County Jail and 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 the criminal justice stakeholders bail decisions. The Jail Screening Specialist may also conduct a more in-depth assessment to identify individuals who may be eligible for treatment and diversion programming in Milwaukee County. The Jail Screening Specialist may also assist with Milwaukee County’s 24/7 Electronic Monitoring (GPS) Supervision program including performing device maintenance and location monitoring after business hours.   Lastly, the person in this role may be responsible for requesting the release of individuals from custody into the Pretrial Supervision 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.

 

 

Salary:
$46,000/annually
Deadline:
Until filled
Agency:
JusticePoint
Program:
Pretrial
Location:
Milwaukee, WI
Terms:
Full-time; salary w/benefits; 3rd shift 10:30p-6:30
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Milwaukee County Jail Screening Specialist – 1st shift
Position Summary:

The Jail Screening Specialist is a professional position that assesses the needs of individuals who are arrested and booked into the Milwaukee County Jail and 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 make bail decisions. The Jail Screening Specialist may also be required to conduct a more in-depth assessment to identify individuals who may be eligible for treatment and diversion programming in Milwaukee County. This position will also have shared responsibility in requesting the release of individuals from custody into the Pretrial Supervision program.  The Jail Screening Specialist may also assist with JusticePoint’s Electronic Monitoring (GPS) program outside of business hours.  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 of the Jail Screening Specialist include completing; face-to-face interviews, pretrial risk assessments, and actuarial risk assessments for defendants booked into the Milwaukee County Jail; conducting accurate 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; assisting with location tracking and device maintenance for our Electronic Monitoring (GPS) program outside of business hours; other duties as assigned.

 

Salary:
$42,000/annually
Deadline:
Until filled
Agency:
JusticePoint
Program:
Pretrial
Location:
Milwaukee, WI
Terms:
Full-time; salary w/benefits; 6:30a-2:30p Tues-Saturday
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Accountant
Position Summary:

The Difference Principle, Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to assisting other nonprofits in realizing their visions and fulfilling their missions. We offer high-quality back-office administration and support services to independent nonprofit organizations in addition to our two social justice subsidiary organizations, JusticePoint and Sirona Recovery. The Difference Principle is actively seeking individuals who are enthusiastic about personal and professional growth within our organization; dedicated to delivering an exceptional level of customer service to our customers, our Board of Trustees, and our Executive team; and committed to being an integral part of a team that is making a tangible impact on the communities served by our diverse range of programs.

The Accountant will help support the Accounting team in our growing business.  This role will take ownership of several aspects of accounting for multiple nonprofit entities in the US.

Salary:
$60,000-70,000/annually
Deadline:
Until filled
Agency:
The Difference Principle
Program:
Accounting
Location:
Milwaukee, WI
Terms:
Full-time, salary w/benefits
Milwaukee Municipal Court Alternatives Case Manager
Position Summary:

Court Alternatives Case Managers advocate for the use of less costly and more effective alternative dispositions than payment of fines or jail time for individuals convicted of municipal ordinance violations. The Case Manager helps an economically, racially, and ethnically diverse population navigate the criminal justice system. They work closely with justice system programs to assure continuity of care and avoid duplication of services. Case Managers need to be critical thinkers who are open minded, flexible, and organized. The Case Manager should have some knowledge of the criminal justice system and available community resources.

 

Court Alternatives Case Managers are responsible for managing referrals for defendants in need of community-based treatment planning. Determining need based on assessment of social, clinical, and criminal life situations. Assessing for indigence and ability to pay legal fines. Developing community-based treatment and supervision plans. Referring and collaborating with community providers. Providing ongoing case management, court report writing, and maintaining accurate files in the electronic database.

Salary:
$43,500/annually
Deadline:
Until filled
Agency:
JusticePoint
Program:
Case Management
Location:
Milwaukee, WI
Terms:
Full-time; Monday-Friday 7:30AM-4:00PM
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Ramsey County Jail Screening Specialist
Position Summary:

The 1st Shift Jail Screening Specialist (6am-4pm) is responsible for conducting interviews and assessments of inmates in the Ramsey County Adult Detention Center. The Jail Screening Specialist provides a detailed and objective report to the Court, Prosecution, and Defense. This includes the defendant’s assessed risk level and recommendations related to release conditions. The Jail Screening Specialist may assist in the process of releasing individuals from custody to pretrial supervision and in providing a more in-depth assessment to identify individuals who may be eligible for a Diversion agreement. Staff will also assist with Release Preparation and will be granted Delegated Release Authority.

Salary:
$45,000/annually
Deadline:
Until Filled
Agency:
JusticePoint
Program:
Jail Screening
Location:
St. Paul, MN
Terms:
Full-Time; Salary w/ benefits; 1st shift (6am-4pm); 4 days on/4 days off (10 hour shifts)
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Milwaukee County 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:
$50,000-$54,000/annually
Deadline:
Until filled
Agency:
Sirona Recovery
Program:
Recovery Support
Location:
Milwaukee, WI
Terms:
Full-Time; salary with benefits; hybrid remote and office
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Ramsey County Jail Screening Specialist
Position Summary:

The Jail Screening Specialist assesses the needs of individuals booked into the Ramsey County Detention Center and pending a bail-setting decision. Using an actuarial risk assessment tool, the Jail Screening Specialist determines an individual’s risk for pretrial misconduct and prepares a detailed report used by criminal justice stakeholders to make bail decisions. The Jail Screening Specialist may also be required to conduct a more in-depth assessment to identify individuals who may be eligible for diversion programming. Many of the individuals served experience mental health and/or substance use disorders; as such, this role requires a professional who is both empathetic and compassionate.

Responsibilities include completing interviews and assessments, conducting criminal history checks, providing accurate reports to the court, entering and maintaining case information in the database, and requesting/processing the release of in custody individuals for supervision in the JusticePoint Pretrial Supervision program.

Salary:
$47,500/annually
Deadline:
Until filled
Agency:
JusticePoint
Program:
Pretrial
Location:
St. Paul, MN
Terms:
Full-time; salary w/benefits; 3rd shift (9p-7a; four 10-hour shifts)
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Milwaukee County 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-$43,500/annually
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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Statewide Electronic Monitoring Installer/Specialist
Position Summary:

NO EXPERIENCE OR DEGREE REQUIRED!

Electronic Monitoring Installers/Specialists are responsible for installing, retrieving, and basic troubleshooting 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 and auto insurance – a company vehicle is provided for most full-time employees (subject to estimated annual mileage and satisfactory driving record). Mileage reimbursement is available for those who don’t qualify for the company vehicle. 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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