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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES 

Life Learning Center is currently hiring for the below positions:

Position Title: Peer Support Specialist

Accountability: Peer Support will report to Director of Care Continuum 

Position Function & Principal Activities: The Peer Support Specialist is responsible for the daily care and recovery support related to Candidates & Members journeys through our program and beyond. 

Program Implementation:
•    Assist in the development and implementation of recovery social events and manage events in a Recovery Community Center calendar of events.
•    Facilitate various recovery support groups if needed.
•    Assist with planning and executing Saturday Recovery Community Center programming.
•    Provide peer support services to LLC Candidates and Members on and off site.
•    Assist and lend support to the Director of Care Continuum in accessing barrier removal on a case-by-case basis as needed.
•    Accompany on-site QRT officer when needed.
•    Aid in the tracking process of Candidates and Members Care offerings delivered.
•    Make Care calls on a weekly basis.
•    Assist with implementation of the LLC Rewards Incentive Program.
•    Participate in Candidate Conferences, documenting Candidate progress in Case Conference doc.
•    Conduct drug screens for Candidates and provide support and guidance if they provide a positive UA.
•    Assist during Orientation and execute Care Connect.
•    Serve as facilitator as well as back up facilitator in the event the volunteer faculty is absent.  Serve  as a resource for new volunteer faculty.
•    Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications
The ideal candidate will possess most of the following qualities


•    Peer Support Specialist credential or proof of registering to take the course.
•    Public speaking and strong communication skills, experience working with vulnerable populations including individuals living in poverty, ability to project a caring demeanor, motivate individuals and maintain high expectations for accountability.
•    Excellent oral and written communication skills.
•    3-5 years’ experience in direct service programming.
•    Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

 

Interested applicants must submit a resume to Ashley Boothby at aboothby@lifelearningcenter.us as well as a statement explaining their recovery and what recovery looks like for them. 

Position Title: Care Coordinator

Accountability: Care Coordinator reports to Director of Care Continuum 

Position Function & Principal Activities: The Care Coordinator is responsible for the daily program barrier removal related to Candidates & Members journeys through our program. 

Program Implementation:
•    Assist in the development and implementation of recovery social events and manage events in a Recovery Community Center calendar of events.
•    Work with Program Coordinator to plan and execute Saturday Recovery Community Center programming.
•    Provide care and support services to LLC Candidates and Members.
•    Assist and lend support to the Director of Care Continuum in accessing barrier removal on a case-by-case basis as needed.
•    Lead and manage orientation, where all Candidates start immediately after enrollment to identify their immediate care needs and begin working to eliminate them so they can be prepared for class when the next cohort begins.
•    Aid in the tracking process of Candidates and Members Care offerings delivered.
•    Make Care calls on a weekly basis.
•    Track and report on various grants related to Care.
•    Assist with implementation of the LLC Rewards Incentive Program (Dignity Dollars).
•    Conduct weekly and monthly Care Closet review to ensure ample product for Candidates.
•    Participate in Candidate Conferences, documenting Candidate progress in Case Conference doc.
•    Execute Care Connect with Community Partners.
•    Serve as back up facilitator in the event the volunteer faculty is absent as well as serve as a resource for new volunteer faculty.
•    Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
The ideal candidate will possess most of the following qualities
•    Preferred education of bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Criminology or related field, or equivalent experience.
•    Public speaking and strong communication skills, experience working with vulnerable populations including individuals living in poverty, ability to project a caring demeanor, motivate individuals and maintain high expectations for accountability.
•    Excellent oral and written communication skills.
•    2-4 years’ experience coordinating program.
•    Diverse candidates encouraged to apply.

 

Interested applicants must submit a resume to Ashley Boothby at aboothby@lifelearningcenter.us.

Position Title: Multidisciplinary Recovery Reentry Team (MRRT) Coordinator

 

Principal Activities:

  • The MRRT Coordinator will assist the MRRT Director deliver the mission of MRRT; to provide an innovative solution to reduce recidivism utilizing a Multidisciplinary Recovery

  • Reentry Team (MRRT) comprised of collaborative community professionals. The

  • Multidisciplinary Recovery Reentry Team provides care interventions and resources to

  • individuals being released from incarceration. This work is done in association with the judicial

  • process minimizing incarcerations with the goal of reducing recidivism.

 

Purpose:

  • MRRT is designed as a community-based approach to reduce recidivism leveraging a variety of

  • community stakeholders including: physicians, social workers, addiction specialists and reentry

  • professionals, to mitigate issues overwhelming the judicial and recovery process. MRRT is an

  • intricate approach to reentry that provides discipline and is focused on individual case

  • management. This multifaceted approach avoids the need to modify drug treatment court orders,

  • reduces sanctions and provides rehabilitation through community resources and collaborative care.

 

Position Function:

Support the MRRT Director with work related to MRRT by:

  • Timely and accurately maintaining the MRRT database thus tracking the progress of MRRT participants.

  • Develop relationships and communicate with the courts including the Commonwealth Attorney, Public Defender, Pretrial services, District and Circuit court Judges, MRRT treatment providers, and Probation and Parole related to MRRT participants.

  • Participate in and, at times, facilitate MRRT meetings to discuss individual case management plans and provide solutions to reentry/recovery challenges.

  • Report both successes and failures of MRRT participants to the court.

  • Support the MRRT Director by acting as a liaison between LLC, MRRT Treatment providers and the courts.

  • Work very closely with the LLC Enrollment and Care teams to enroll eligible candidates for the Foundations for a Better Life program and to refer non eligible MRRT participants to MRRT treatment partners.

  • Provide on-site screening/assessments at the County Justice Center and/County Jail at time of plea.

  • Participant in case management/oversight until Probation and Parole assumes supervision responsibility approximately 4 weeks after plea.

  • Monitor progress and compliance of an estimated rolling case load of 40 participants.

  • Assist with transportation to Life Learning Center when needed.

  • Other duties as assigned

 

Accountability: MRRT Case Manager reports directly to the MRRT Director.

 

Qualifications     

  • Social work background

  • Attention to detail

  • Public speaking, strong communication skills

  • Experience working with courts, law enforcement, detention centers and vulnerable populations.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field (Sociology, Criminal Justice, Social work etc.). Military, Law Enforcement, Courts or Corrections experience may be considered in place of Bachelor’s Degree

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Excel for the web/Office.

  • Ability to navigate various online law enforcement related databases.

Interested applicants must submit a resume to Mike Richman at mrichman@lifelearningcenter.us.

Unpaid internship provides real-life work experience, community service and personal growth.  Internship hours may also fulfill college graduation requirements.

 

Volunteer inquiries should be sent to Info@Lifelearningcenter.usSubject: Volunteering

Interested in an internship? Fill out this form or send resume to ABoothby@LifeLearningCenter.us

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