The Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative Coordinator is responsible for daily operations and management of the Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative. The goal of this systems-change initiative is to create more effective and efficient processes surrounding the use of detention and by so doing, to reduce detention populations while ensuring public safety and court appearance rates.
Duties and Responsibilities:
General Initiative Coordination: Coordinate and assist in the development of the local detention reform, vision, structure and expansion. General initiative coordination responsibilities include:
Task Force and Project Management: Work collaboratively with key local and statewide Juvenile Justice Stakeholders on work groups and committees; Providing staff support and facilitation during meetings; Completing required documents and research in order to move the Task Forces and projects forward:
Convene and Coordinate Four Formal Local Task Forces:
Coordinate Ongoing Projects, Including:
Participate In and Provide Local Data and Perspective for Statewide Committees:
Other System Support: Provide General System Support, including:
JDAI Coordinator Responsibilities: The Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative Coordinator responsibilities are currently divided between general initiative coordination, specific Task Force/project management and other miscellaneous system support.
General Initiative Coordination: General initiative Coordination Responsibilities, including:
Task Force and Project Management:
Ongoing Projects, including:
Other System Support: General System Support, including:
Education and Experience:
Master’s degree in Social Work or related field preferred. Must possess the technical skills required for planning, communicating, implementing, and evaluating community based programs. Must have knowledge of the goals, practices, and techniques of Philadelphia's juvenile probation office. Must have the ability to communicate effectively, both orally as well as in writing and to develop and present information to diverse audiences at the community, local government, and state level. Must have the ability to access and communicate project effectiveness utilizing appropriate evaluation methodologies including process and outcome methods.
Equal Opportunity Employment:
PMHCC, Inc. is committed to equal opportunity. It is our policy to support equal employment for all employees and applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual preferences, age, national origin, disability, behavioral health status, military status or any other characteristic protected by law.
Americans with Disabilities Act:
Employees as well as applicants who are currently, or become disabled, must be able to perform the functions of the job with either reasonable accommodation or unaided. PMHCC, Inc. will examine reasonable accommodations on a case by case basis in accordance with the law.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $69,049.00 to $88,410.00 /year