Case Worker III-IV / Prisoner Reentry Program

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Case Worker III-IV / Prisoner Reentry Program     OBJECTIVE:  The reentry caseworker works with the Department of Corrections to coordinate the pre-release and post-release access of services for individuals who are transitioning from correctional institutions to community supervision. The caseworker draws from the services and support systems coordinated by the community Reentry Task Force to help meet the needs of individual reentrants and help them successfully return to their communities.   QUALIFICATIONS:   Candidates must demonstrate their ability to accomplish the Essential Job Results stated belowJob knowledge / documentation required:   License / Certification: Current valid Alaska Driver’s License and personal vehicle liability insurance. Background clearance check including fingerprints.   Education/Experience: A combination of formal education and professional experience; preferably Bachelors or AA in social work or human services  or similar and experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties described below.  Demonstrated understanding of the challenges of re-entry and strong interest in developing a support system to reduce recidivism. Preferable:  Familiarity with local and statewide resources and service delivery in rural and remote Alaska.  Experience counseling, explaining complex policies, client responsibilities; evaluating and coordinating services for client access; coordinating peer group meetings; applying statutes, regulations, program requirements or similar criteria or guidelines.   Computer skills. Keyboard, MS programs, e-mail/internet.  Ability to learn data entry program for case work recordkeeping. Complete achievement of certain of the above specifications may not be required if, in the opinion of BBNA a particular candidate possesses significant offsetting characteristics, such as past accomplishments, experience, education, or estimate of future potential.  Provide a cover letter that demonstrates your interest in this position and your understanding of the job.  Attach a current resume and a fully completed BBNA employment application.   REPORTS TO: Reentry Program Manager. DUTY STATION: Dillingham, Alaska. WAGE: $21.87 – $31.17 / hr. $42,647- $60,782/ yr. DOE Closes: Open until filled.  PL 93-638

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