Job Announcement – Master’s Level Project Manager – Community Re-Entry

Master’s Level Project Manager: Community Re-Entry Program for Higher Needs Women Transitioning from The Colorado Department of Corrections (DOC)

The Empowerment Program is seeking a full-time Project Manager to collaborate with the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless Stout Street Clinic (Stout Street) and DOC to implement, coordinate, and supervise the delivery of trauma-informed, intensive case management services to women transitioning from DOC to the Denver metro area who have higher needs for medical and behavioral health care. 

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Supervise project staff in the coordination and delivery of intensive case management services to help integrate women returning from prison back into the community.
  • Provide direct case management services when necessary.
  • Facilitate and support a strong partnership between The Empowerment Program, The Latino Coalition for Community Leadership (LCCL), DOC and Stout Street Clinic.
  • Oversee day to day case management activities and services of the Program.
  • Develop and implement in-reach activities and case management inside of DOC.
  • Coordinate, communicate and collaborate with other community-based service providers to ensure participants have barrier-free access to services.
  • Ensure compliance with all reporting requirements for the Program.
  • Maintain effective communication and collaboration between Empowerment and any partner, sub-contractor, quality assurance staff and LCCL.
  • Attend all necessary meetings and trainings.
  • Provide oversight on data entry into the designated data system.
  • Work with the community at large to develop and maintain a Community Advisory Board.
  • Work with the Executive Director to assure adherence to the Program budget.
  • Perform all other related duties involved in the operation of the Program.
  • Conduct all job-related duties and responsibilities with client-centered, trauma-informed, harm reduction and strengths-based approaches to working with women.

Qualifications:

  • Project Manager must hold a master’s degree in counseling, social work, or other mental health related field
  • Proficient in Program implementation and oversight
  • Experience working with African-American, Native American, Latino/a, and transwomen
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and team building skills
  • Must be comfortable working with women inside of DOC as well as women who may be actively using drugs and/or living with mental illness

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