COMMUNITY PROGRAMS SPECIALIST-NN8


GENERAL STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES
Under general supervision, this position provides ongoing case management services and monitors the care, discipline, supervision, safety and security of juveniles assigned to Community Programs within the Department of Juvenile Services. Reports to a Juvenile Services Supervisor.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Serves as an assigned liaison for juveniles entered into court-mandated community outreach programs within the Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ). Conducts initial interviews of participants, initiates and processes required documentation; provides program orientation and expectations for monitoring and reporting based on individual program reporting requirements. Maintains documentation of all contacts and communications. Prepares court reports for referring agencies or sources prior to the juvenile’s court date(s).

Conducts case management functions to include home visits and/or onsite supervision to monitor, observe and report on juveniles. Interacts daily with Probation Officers, Court Clerks, parents, and others. Provides stabilization through predictable structures, clear expectations and positive behavior support. Participates in assessment, goal setting and program planning which may include individual support plans. Intervenes in crisis situations; recommends behavior modifications and enforces appropriate actions to include meeting with referral sources. Maintains documentation to track individual progress during program participation.
Plans, coordinates, or schedules group activities including educational, cultural, and social activities related to the specific program. Supports individuals to function with restrictions in their own homes; may provide guidance regarding daily life skills, social skills and behavior management. On call as necessary to maintain overnight compliance for Virginia Juvenile Community Crime Control Act (VJCCCA) grant participants. Testifies in court when subpoenaed.

Performs other duties as assigned.


If you are interested in this position, please review the steps listed below for more information on the application process:

Step 1: Submit a copy of your current resume to our Business Services Team. A staff member will review your resume to determine your qualifications for this position.

Step 2: All referrals are required to have an active profile with the Virginia Workforce Connection and a Completed Online Orientation. Please follow the link below to register with the Workforce Connection and Complete your Online Orientation.

Register with The Virginia Workforce Connection

Complete your Online Orientation Here: https://www.theworkforcecouncil.org/vcw-orientation/

Step 3: Once your resume has been reviewed you will receive an email regarding your qualifications for this position. If qualified, you will receive more information regarding the application process.

Disclaimer: Submitting your resume as a response to this job listing does not constitute an online application. Your resume will allow our Business Services Team to conduct a prescreening to determine your eligibility for this position. Once eligibility has been determined a staff member will be in touch with information on the next steps in the application process.