Youth Justice Coordinator
Civil Service Title:
150 William Street, New York N
Office Of Youth Develpment-Fps
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Proposed Salary Range:
$50362 - $61280 (Annual)
The Office of Older Youth Services (OYS) is committed to promoting better, more informed case decision-making and service delivery outcomes for children, youth and family involved in our child welfare system; through the process of collaboration in our Youth Justice System. The Youth Justice works closely with the children, youth, family, members of the familyâ€™s community, professionals and others to jointly develop plans to strengthen family capacity, ensure safety, well-being, stability and permanency and to build a network of support that will sustain the family over time. OYS Youth Justice Unit works closely with provider agencies, families, extended families and neighborhood/community-based providers, juvenile justice, Department of Corrections, family and criminal court to improve cooperation, communication and teamwork. OYS Youth Justice Unit facilitates conferences, including movement in care, pre-adoption, reunification, crossover youth practice model (CYPM) and other critical issues as well as foster care high needs conferences. The Youth Justice Coordinator will be responsible for: â€¢ Maintain spreadsheet of youth 15 years and under that are arrested/detained in the five boroughs, Westchester, Nassau and Suffolk County. â€¢ Interview/visit youth in detention as needed. â€¢ Utilize CNNX and LTS to obtain case information on youth that are arrested and incarcerated in Department of Corrections. â€¢ Manage spreadsheet of crossover youth that are arrested and incarcerated to ensure that there is a child welfare plan in place to ensure safety, well-being and stability. â€¢ Maintain communication with Provider Agencies to follow-up on permanency plan for youth. â€¢ Complete PINS petition timely. â€¢ Provide updated information to CYPM liaison regarding concerns with youth mental, medical or educational needs. â€¢ Visit youth that are currently incarcerated at Rikers Island and providing case conference information into CNNX. â€¢ Knowledge of and recommend referrals and resources, as appropriate to service needs of youth and family. â€¢ Debrief and provide feedback on areas of concerns/strengths around case practice as related to agencies visiting youth while incarcerated. â€¢ Review possible candidates for bail-bond initiative or related release programs to ensure wraparound services are in place upon discharge. â€¢ Maintain data outcomes for youth incarcerated in detention, Non-Secure Placement, Limited Secure, OCFS and other jurisdictions and provide monthly report on trends. â€¢ Collaborate with DOC, DOHMH and DOE staff at Rikers Island in planning with the Provider Agency for the safety and well-being of youth.
Minimum Qual Requirements
1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and two years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to the duties described above; or 2. High school graduation or equivalent and six years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to the duties as described above; or 3. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to "1" or "2" above. However, all candidates must have at least one year of experience as described in "1" above.
A Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college, or equivalent; preferably a Master’s Degree in the fields of public administration, business management, environmental planning, or a related field.
A minimum of 10 years of full time satisfactory professional experience in the field of environmental health and safety.
Experience overseeing large teams of staff and vendors performing multiple different types of work at a fast pace.
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New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.
The City of New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer