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Criminal Justice Advocate- JISS Instructor- San Francisco

Company: Passport To Learning Inc.
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

\*\*\*NOW HIRING IMMEDIATELY \*\*\* JISS Instructor for part-time or full-time positions in San Franscisco

PASSPORT TO LEARNING, INC. is seeking individuals with law and order/ criminal justice backgrounds who have social service hearts to work with people who have intellectual disabilities. The positions are part-time with an option for full-time employment. The JUDICIALLY INVOLVED SUPPORT SERVICES (JISS) INSTRUCTOR provides coaching, counseling, and responsibility training to disabled adults who are either on probation, parole or have pending court cases to ensure compliance with court orders, deter recidivism and anti-social/criminal behavior.

The following are the essential functions of the job as a JISS Instructor:

\*Participation in Clients' Peer Support Group

\*Progress Reports

\*One to One Training & Support to clients on:

\* Recidivism Prevention -Critical Thinking Skills

\* Adherence to Probation Guidelines

\* Behavioral modification

\* Conflict Resolution, etc.

\* Accessing Community Services

\* Recovery/ Treatment Center

\* Job Placement -Housing, etc.

\* Progress Assessments and Reports

Candidates must be able to drive to meet with clients at their homes and provide support with attending court-mandated appointments and training in the community weekly. 95% of the work is performed in the field. Only candidates residing within 25 miles of one of the specified service areas are considered for this position. The work is performed in San Francisco. The job also requires attending meetings two times per month at one of three Passport To Learning's regional offices located in San Francisco., for submitting progress documentation, attending staff meetings, training, supervision, and client QA meetings. On-the-job training is provided.

Current positions opened locations:

Judicially Involved Support Service Instructors- Immediately Hiring for the following areas: San Jose, Fairfield, and San Francisco.

\*Compensation: Starting Salary: $29.00- $30.00 per hour based on qualifications, plus mileage reimbursement.

\* Flexible Schedules; Evening and Weekend Hours available

\* Part-time and Full-time positions available.

\* Medical & Dental benefits available to full-time jobs.


\* Effective written and verbal communication skills

\* Ability to manage people with evasive and sometimes unreceptive behavior

\* Knowledge of intellectual disabilities

\* Knowledge of the criminal justice system

\* Ability to do report writing to state agencies

\* Proficiency in MS WORD & MS EXCEL

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS degree in criminal justice, criminology, psychology, or sociology.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Reliable transportation is a must. Valid California Driver's License, Automotive Insurance, and CPR/ 1st Aid are required. An extensive background clearance preformed after contingent offer to hire is required, including a 3-year Motor Vehicle Report.

Please submit your resume to the attention of the HR Manager. In the email correspondence, please identify the position and location in which the application applies. Qualified candidates will start work immediately! (EEOE)

Join the PTL Team! A community of caring people who help others in their journey in life towards progress and independence.

For over 44 years, Passport To Learning, Inc. (PTL) has delivered uncompromisingly effective life skills education, training, and support services to individuals with intellectual disabilities and other closely related intellectual /developmental disabilities (ID/DD). PTL's services are offered through referrals from various Regional Centers throughout Southern and Northern California.

PASSPORT TO LEARNING, INC. (PTL) is dedicated to serving a community of individuals with intellectual disabilities that need assistance in adapting to meet age-specific developmental milestones. Independent Living Skills (ILS) and Adaptive Skills Training (AST) are age-appropriate functional skills training for individuals with Autism, Down Syndrome, and other intellectual disabilities to increase their daily living skills at home and in the community. Parenting Support Services (PSS) work one-to-one with 'special needs' parents in a mentor-style / instructor relationship to teach parenting skills. The judicially Involved Support Services program (JISS) provides support and guidance to clients in a mentor-style relationship to foster self-esteem and to assist clients in becoming productive and confident members of society. Supported Living Services (SLS) give support and functional skills training in various areas of daily living, such as Menu Planning, Meal Preparation, Money Management, Home Maintenance, Community Safety, and Resources, Access to Health Care.'
Benefits offered:
* Health insurance
* Flexible schedules
* Workplace perks such as food/coffee and flexible work schedules

COVID-19 Precaution(s):
* Remote interview process
* Personal protective equipment provided or required
* Temperature screenings
* Social distancing guidelines in place
* Virtual meetings
* Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

Work Location:
* Multiple locations

Work Remotely
* Temporarily due to COVID-19

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $29.29 - $30.29 per hour

* Dental insurance
* Flexible schedule
* Health insurance
* Retirement plan
* Vision insurance
* Monday to Friday
* Weekend availability

COVID-19 considerations:
Passport To Learning supplies its employees with personal protective equipment, including masks, gloves, and hand sanitizer. The clients are required to wear a mask during the session. Social distancing measures are encouraged whenever possible.

* Associate (Required)

* California Driver's License (Required)
* CPR & First Aid Certification (Preferred)

Willingness to travel:
* 25% (Required)

Work Location: On the road%58047475%

Keywords: Passport To Learning Inc., San Francisco , Criminal Justice Advocate- JISS Instructor- San Francisco, Other , San Francisco, California

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