JOB TITLE: Pre-Release Planning Liaison
OBJECTIVE: Meet with small groups of inmates anticipating release in the near future. Assist in the inmate's creation of a working plan to maintain a law abiding life after release. Help identify specific needs and assist the inmate in finding workable solutions. Facilitate good communication between the inmate and pertinent social service agencies.
WORKSITE: Meet with inmates in program room or designated areas for initial evaluation of needs. Follow up with appropriate agencies and information resources.
TIMEFRAME: Negotiable. As little as a few hours per month.
QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Familiarity with local social service providers
2. Excellent time management skills
3. Attend 2 hour volunteer orientation
4. Pass background screening
5. Complete volunteer application with references 6. Sign confidentiality agreement
CONTACT: Sherry Gill, Programs Director