Facilitator – Restorative Justice

TITLE: Facilitator – Restorative Justice – Bilingual REQUIRED

STATUS: 40 hours per week, full-time, non-exempt

HOURLY RATE: $20.50, bilingual incentive included in rate

Monday- Friday- REQUIRES FLEXIBLE HOURS

Currently working from home temporarily due to Covid, however employees will be expected to work at their assigned worksite in Ventura County as needed or when we are able to return to offices.

  • Subject to separate background check with Sheriff’s Department
  • Must be willing to work within Juvenile and Adult Ventura County Jails
  • Required to be trained and certified in Restorative Justice on the 1st day of the following month from the hire date.

JOB OVERVIEW:

This position reports to assigned Justice Services Program Manager. As a member of the Reentry Services Team, the Restorative Justice Facilitator is responsible for assisting referred youth in the implementation and facilitation of restorative justice services. The Restorative Justice Facilitator will also provide direct outreach and service delivery to Interface’s Justice Services program target populations, community partners, and discuss specific targeted communication strategies with the Program Manager and Director. The Restorative Justice Facilitator will be expected to adapt to diversity and the cultural contexts of individuals and communities served via the direct work in the field and/or in-office. Regularly attends all mandatory meetings. Does not supervise any other staff or volunteer.

DUTIES:

  1. Co-facilitate Restorative Justice Conferencing to target population.
  2. Provide training to Justice Services Department staff on Restorative Justice practices.
  3. Ability to develop and implement an ongoing communication and coordination plan with District Attorney’s office and Probation Agency.
  4. Demonstrates knowledge of and acts according to Child and Elder Abuse Reporting laws
  5. Complete assigned data entry, reports, administrative or program projects thoroughly and timely
  6. Develops and maintains organizational processes to monitor and update client data in electronic database.
  7. Maintains collaborative relationship with referring partners, handles phone referrals and provides service coordination information.
  8. Develop and maintain collaborative partnerships with public and private community agencies to facilitate referral and linkage opportunities for clients
  9. Liaison with community partners, resources, and stakeholders to develop and maintain resource library.
  10. Attend and participate in staff meetings, community meetings, trainings, as assigned.
  11. Work collaboratively with all members of the Justice Services Department to support service coordination.
  12. Provide support to the Program Manager, Department Director, and Program Staff.
  13. Monitor and maintain all equipment and supplies related to the program.
  14. Demonstrate a team spirit with the department, agency, and community at large
  15. Participate in staff development.
  16. Responsible for collection of statistical data.
  17. Must be willing to work within adult and juvenile jail systems within Ventura County
  18. Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bilingual English/Spanish Required. Ability to perform all duties in both languages as needed. Demonstrate cultural and linguistic competencies, value diversity, and an ability to assess oneself. B.A. degree; or 2 years of administrative, project specialist and/or outreach liaison experience. Familiarity with restorative practices. Experience facilitating conferences, meetings, or equivalent. Restorative Justice Certification required by the 1st of the following month from hire date. Ability to develop respectful and supportive relationships with key partners, stakeholders, and clients. Maintain confidentiality of client and staff information and records. Requires previously acquired proficiency of skills including detail oriented, organizational skills, able to meet deadlines and assist in completion of time sensitive projects. Culturally informed, problem solver, collaborative, inclusive. Requires strong communication skills, knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite Professional, presentation software, and database knowledge.  Must be able to function in a team environment and interact productively with various organizational cultures, and yet be able to work independently when required.  Solid writing skills to satisfy project documentation requirements. Flexible and non-structured work hours. Successful background and criminal clearance required and maintained, including but not limited to California Department of Justice (DOJ), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI, Child Abuse Index and Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV).  Proof of a valid California Drivers License, reliable transportation, proof of automobile insurance (listed as covered), pass and maintain driving approval as required by our insurer.

To apply for this job email your details to hrstaff@icfs.org

2022-08-06T02:09:54+00:00
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