Full Job Description
The Osborne Association serves individuals, families, and communities affected by the criminal justice system. Through our programs, we offer opportunities for people to heal from and repair harm, restore their lives, and thrive. We challenge systems rooted in racism and retribution and fight for policies and practices that promote true safety, justice, and liberation.
It is our shared belief and core value that we honor everyone’s capacity to change, celebrate our shared humanity, are united in our pursuit of justice and equity, when we make a commitment all possible steps are taken to keep our word, and we will continue to advocate for people and principles with fierce and tenacious determination, making us unstoppable.
We are seeking a part time Credible Messenger to join the Youth Services Unit, working a flexible schedule of up to 20 hours weekly. Our Youth Services oversees a job readiness training program; which runs Monday through Friday for five to six weeks. This program also provides case management development, and an additional year of wrap around services. Participants will engage in cognitive behavioral workshops, civic engagements, community benefit projects, service learning, basic carpentry, individual case management, as well as complete a ten module comprehensive evidence-based job readiness curriculum.
Provide mentoring, and case management services
Facilitate group services
Support the development of community benefit projects and civic engagements
Support the development of internship sites, employment and vocational opportunities
Provide referrals for other supportive services
Assist in goal planning and career development
Conveying any recommendations, or challenges to staff
Participate in team meeting
Maintain progress notes and data entry
Knowledge and understanding needed to use office equipment
Performing other duties as required
High School Diploma, or equivalent
A minimum of one year experience working for a non profit organization and working with young adults, with an understanding of the criminal justice environment
Providing direct services to people with barriers to employment
Strong ability to make connections to educational, vocational, internship/apprenticeships, and employment opportunities
Effective oral and written communication skills
Strong problem solving skills
Ability to work with a wide range of individuals and organizations
Strong data entry skills
Knowledge of career exploration, case management, internships, and job search strategies
Benefits of Working for the Osborne Association
Career development through ongoing training, individual development plans and goals.
The Osborne Association is an EEO/Affirmative Action employer and a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, unemployment status or any other protected category. The Osborne Association takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
Thank you for your interest in the Osborne Association. Please be sure to include a cover letter with your application. We wish we could personally respond to each application but due to the volume of interest we receive, we are not able to. Please, no phone calls.