Sunday , March 19 2023

CDCR Careers (Employment Opportunities) – Community Resources Manager

Website California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

Job Description:

Under the direction of the Re-Entry Parole Administrator, the Community Resources Manager, working under the title of Community Partnership Manager (CPM) is responsible for planning, organizing, and establishing community partnerships and programs for parolees under the supervision of the Division of Adult Parole Operations (DAPO).

The CPM also acts as the Grant Manager to research and solicit grant funding opportunities on behalf of DAPO. Grants will be solicited from entities in line with DAPO’s processes and objectives to enhance community safety by providing effective supervision and successful reintegration reentry efforts for parolees following their release from incarceration.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Establish, foster, and expand collaborative partnerships with state and local governmental agencies, community-based providers, advocacy groups, faith-based reentry programs, and other local stakeholders to provide programs, resources, and services to parolees.
  • Design, implement, and promote new and innovative programs, reentry events, resource fairs,
    volunteer opportunities, community outreaches, and in-reaches to benefit parolees.
  • Coordinate and facilitate continuity of services from incarceration to community to assist in the reintegration process.
  • Solicit community support, grants, donations, and resources by partnering with community leaders, local entities, and non-profit organizations.
  • Plan and organize community-sponsored activities and special events for parolees to build and improve relationships between DAPO and various community stakeholders.
  • Develop and coordinate parolee family services and community collaborative projects.
  • Partner with the Office of Victims and Survivor Rights to enhance victim services.
  • Collaborate with the California Correctional Health Care Services and other departmental divisions including the Division of Adult Institutions, Division of Rehabilitative Programs (DRP), Board of Parole Hearings, and Council on Criminal Justice and Behavioral Health on reentry-related programs and functions.
  • Partner with county probation offices to provide services to parolees and assist in transition.
  • Continually research available programs and services to solicit resources.
  • Manage and organize DAPO’s Serve Our Community campaign.
  • Represent DAPO at local, regional, and statewide meetings and events with internal and external stakeholders, including local government and/or local community-based organizations to advocate DAPO reentry interests and coordination efforts.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to: Formulate, plan, organize, and direct community-based programs for inmates related to religion, art, services to communities, self-help groups, and volunteers; supervise in-prison programs for art and religion.
  • Develop, allocate, coordinate, and control all community resources within a correctional institution.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relations with elected officials, staff members, public agencies, local education agencies, Citizen Advisory Committees, victim service organizations, art- related organizations, religious organizations, and civic groups; develop and implement activities for funds and services.
  • Experience: Three years of managerial or second level supervisory experience in developing and implementing community service programs or serving as a liaison to community-based organizations or service groups in one or more of the following areas:
  • Criminal Justice.
  • Law Enforcement.
  • Government.
  • A multiservice program.

Job Details:

Company: California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR)

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Healthcare

Job Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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