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Program Coordinator (Community-based) in Worcester, MA at Spectrum Health Systems

Date Posted: 8/30/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Worcester, MA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/30/2018

Job Description

Since 1969, Spectrum Health Systems, Inc . has been a leader in the field of alcohol and drug abuse treatment. Our mission is to provide the highest quality of services to individuals seeking treatment for substance abuse and/or mental health issues. We assist our clients in achieving sobriety, sustaining recovery, and fulfilling personal goals in order that they may lead healthier, more productive lives.At Spectrum Health Systems, we take great pride in our organization and in our work. We believe that providing the highest quality service and ensuring that our actions and behaviors are always client-focused place our organization ahead of the rest.

Project Peer Connection (PPC) is a statewide reentry mentoring project providing one-to-one peer support to higher risk individuals who complete substance abuse treatment while incarcerated to help them lead drug-free, crime-free lives. PPC works within facilities to engage high-risk, high-need individuals based on their assessment scores. Mentors provide follow-up reporting to track participant outcomes for at least one-year following release. The DOC will provide recidivism data for participants within 12-months following release.  

The Community-Based Program Coordinator is responsible for the implementation of the mentoring program relating to ex-offender clients and mentors in their assigned region. This position is responsible for recruitment and training of mentors, oversight of mentoring process, client case files, and related activities. Positions will require travel in Massachusetts. We are looking for someone to service the Boston/Metro area. This position works closely with the Correction (in-prison) Program Coordinator to ensure continuity of services.

Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:00pm, however adjustments will be required to meet the needs of the clients and volunteers to include some evening and weekend hours. must be flexible  

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred, HS Diploma/GED required.
  • Some experience working with incarcerated population, or those on parole or probation is preferred.
  • Ability to maintain strict boundaries.

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Spectrum Health Systems is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee orapplicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability,sex, sexual orientation or national origin.