Juvenile/Youthful Offender Court Diversion Case Coordinator

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Seeking an energetic, responsible person to join our accredited non-profit restorative justice team in providing alternatives to formal criminal justice proceedings in Windsor County, Vermont. The Case Coordinator will assess the risks and needs of those up to the age of 21 facing misdemeanor and felony criminal charges in Court and referred by the Prosecutor/Court for pretrial interventions. They will provide case management supports and services to participants who accept responsibility for their actions, repair the harm caused by their unlawful actions, and undertake steps designed to improve their quality of life, address the root causes of their behavior, and lower the likelihood of reoffending. Successful program participants avoid Court appearances and a permanent criminal record. (Unsuccessful participants are prosecuted.)

The Case Coordinator will work one-on-one with youth and young adults and collaborate with victims, volunteers, co-workers, and community partners. Duties include facilitating restorative community panels, overseeing implementation of the resulting contracts, and meticulously documenting the work. This position demands excellent communication, time management, and organizational skills, patience, and a well-developed sense of professional and personal boundaries. Ongoing professional development and cross-training are provided and expected.

Bachelor’s degree or 3 years’ experience in related field preferred; references, valid driver’s license and car, background check required.

Please submit resume and cover letter.

40 hours/week, 100% paid health and dental insurance and generous paid time off after 90 days, mileage reimbursement. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Safe Space. $18.50 /hour.

To apply for this job email your details to ellen@vcdp.org