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Community Navigator - Re-entry

Company: Rise Incorporated
Location: Saint Cloud
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

Job Description Description: Do you want to make a real difference in people's lives? Work for an inspiring non-profit leader in social services! At Rise, we believe that everyone deserves opportunities to live a life filled with purpose and pride. In our employment, housing, and life-enrichment services, we support people to set and achieve their personal goals. That shared commitment is the foundation of a workplace that embraces a culture of learning and growth by offering extensive training, competitive salaries, and a fun work environment. Visit our website at to learn more about our work. Position Summary The Community Navigator-Re-entry serves as a guide for incarcerated offenders as they transition to life in the community after their release. This job operates in a variety of environments. The employee in this role will meet with people supported in a variety of locations, such as coffee shops, Rise office, person supported's home, etc. The employee will also meet with prospective and current employers of persons supported. ResponsibilitiesTransition Planning - work with Department of Correction (DOC) transition staff to create person-centered release plans that include the actions individuals can take pre-release and post-release.Benefit Navigation and Enrollment - determine enrollment eligibility for a variety of benefits; ensure Medical Assistance paperwork is ready to submit the day of release.Building a Support Team - identify an individual's needs for success and for meeting the requirements of their release; line up referrals to the proper supports, such as psychiatric support; finding an AA, NA, or Anger Management group in their county; identifying an employment counselor, a mentor, housing services, etc.Creating a Resource Network - develop expertise in support services available across Central Minnesota by performing outreach and building relationships.Communication - Speak clearly; listen to others; write effectively; establish relationships; act with integrity; establish trustResponsible for maintaining a caseload of 15-20 people while tracking and documenting variety of data about services provided as well as billing through electronic case management systems.Must be able to travel to various locations throughout the day in the Twin Cities and Central MN area.Requirements:Degree in human service field and experience working with adults with a mental health diagnosis, providing mental health servicesExcellent time management and multi-tasking skills with strong ability to problem solveTechnology skills: Proficient with Microsoft Office software (Outlook, Word, etc.) Case management (Care Director) - Learn software system and become proficientCurrent, valid driver's licenseA driving record that demonstrates safe, legal driving habitsCompliance with Rule 11 and MVR background check requiredPrevious experience practicing person-centered practices with ex-offenders preferredKnowledge of housing resources, mental health supports, and other resources necessary for successful re-entry preferred BenefitsWage: $19.50 - $20.50/hr depending on qualificationsDaytime work hours (No evenings, weekends, or major holidays)Medical insurance - single employee coverage less than $90/monthDental insurance less than $17/month401(k) with a 100% vested employer matchVision insuranceLife insuranceFlexible Spending Account (FSA)Paid Time Off (PTO) starts at 16 days per year, plus paid and floating holidaysAdditional Benefits available including disability insurance and more!Tuition reimbursement and Rise sponsored trainings (i.e., CPR, First Aide, and more) to help you be successful in your roleEmployee resource groups (i.e., DEI, LGBTQ+, recognition and more). How to Apply: Visit our career page at to apply to this and other positions, Include a resume and cover letter. Email us at if any questions. Are you looking to work with a diverse team of professionals? Do you want to work in a fun environment while supporting others to live a life of possibilities? Then join Rise, Inc.! Rise values being a person-centered organization. This impacts how we carry out services for the people we support and our organizational culture. We encourage people's unique individual differences and celebrate the ways our team members contribute to our community. We believe in a workplace informed by differing viewpoints and perspectives created from a diverse team and welcome people of all races, genders, ages, nationalities, religions, sexual orientations, and backgrounds to apply. Our goal is that those we serve, and our team members always feel valued and respected. PM21 PI208322022

Keywords: Rise Incorporated, Saint Cloud , Community Navigator - Re-entry, Other , Saint Cloud, Minnesota

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