KISRA Jobs 

Mentor Coordinator – Re-Entry – Second Chance Mentoring

JOB LOCATION:​ Raleigh County

JOB SUMMARY:

To empower previously incarcerated persons with the skills and resources that they need to successfully reintegrate in the community upon release from prison.  

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  
  • Works with WVDOC staff on participant transition into the community.

  • Works with participants to identify personal transition goals.

  • Recruits mentors.

  • Matches mentors with participants.

  • Markets program.

  • Coordinate s participant services with state agencies and community-based organizations.

  • Investigates and notifies students of opportunities for offenders before release.

  • Collects program participant data.

  • Collects performance measurement data.

  • Adheres to all policies and procedures of KISRA.

  • Prepares program reports.

  • Demonstrates professionalism and self-control

  • Exhibits an attitude of mutual respect and tolerance

  • Demonstrates good work habits

  • Demonstrated effective writing and oral presentation skills

  • Demonstrates expertise in areas of responsibility

  • Demonstrates the ability to work and communicate effectively with WVDOC staff.

CONFIDENTIALITY:  

The clients’ personal information shall not be shared with anyone outside of KISRA without their signed consent.  Violation of this confidentiality can result in corrective action, up to and including dismissal according to KISRA policy and procedures.

RESOURCES AND METHODS: 
Employee must know how to use a Microsoft Windows-based computer and software applications needed to perform duties (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and the Internet).  The individual must be familiar with the following office equipment:  copier, fax machine, shredder, and scanner.  

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

WORKING CONDITIONS AND ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES:

Employee must be an excellent face to face and telephone communicator.  Additionally, travel to attend meetings and conferences, as well as to develop and maintain strong networking relationships with collaborators is required.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS:
To perform this job successfully, the employee must be able to multi-task and perform each duty satisfactorily. The ability to analyze program information is required in order to prepare reports. The manager will have extensive knowledge in project management, supervision and employee development.  

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None
REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS:

The employee reports to the Program Manager.  A monthly program report on activities is required.

REVIEW PROCESS: Semi-annual and annual reviews will be conducted by the Program Manager.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree in related field is required.  At least three years of work experience in a similar position is required.
OTHER QUALIFICATIONS: 
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and thrive in an environment
    with multiple priorities.

  • Strong work ethic.

  • Ability to function effectively with peers and other associates within a
    demanding work environment.

  • Good analytical skills, basic business intuition and good common sense.

PERIPHERAL DUTIES: Assist in the implementation of conferences and meetings.

 PERIPHERAL DUTIES:OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Any other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor.  

Our Main Location

The Empowerment Center

131 Perkins Avenue

Dunbar, WV 25064

 

How to Contact Us

Phone: (304) 768-8924 

Toll Free: (877) 34KISRA 

Email: kisrainfo@kisra.org

Complete the Employee Application below and email your application, 

cover letter and resume to: 

ffeazell@kisra.org 

 

*Applicants are subject to drug testing & background checks 

KANAWHA INSTITUTE FOR SOCIAL RESEARCH & ACTION

131 Perkins Avenue  |  Dunbar, WV 25064

Call Us: 304.768.8924  |  Fax Us: 304.768.2194  |  Email Us: KISRAinfo@kisra.org

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