Career Opportunities at Second Chance

Mission

Disrupting the cycles of incarceration and poverty by helping people find their way to self-sufficiency.

How to Apply

Please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@secondchanceprogram.org.  Make sure you clearly indicate which position you are applying for.

Due to the high volume of resumes received, we sincerely appreciate no phone calls or additional emails to ask if your resume has been received.  If you did not receive an error message, you can assume your resume has been received and will be processed accordingly.

We will review all resumes and forward those candidates who best meet the qualifications and requirements listed on the job posting to the hiring manager.  If your background and experience are a fit with the requirements of the position, you will be contacted for an interview.  Those resumes who do not meet the minimum qualifications and requirements and/or which do not specify the open position they are applying for, will not be forwarded for review.

Thank you for your interest in working at Second Chance.


staff accountant - part time

Position Overview:

As a member of the Finance and Operations department, this position will be primarily responsible for all accounting and financial aspects related to our sober living homes.  This position will also have accounting functions assigned from our other entities.

Responsibilities:

•    Maintain Rentec software to ensure proper accounting and reporting for items such as: monthly occupancy levels, rent due, print receipts of rent    paid, input when individuals move in and move out of one of our houses, etc, by individual and house.
•    Obtain copies of all rent payments received from Finance and Operations Assistant and input and reconcile into rent database.
•    Prepare monthly housing revenue reconciliations in conjunction with worksheets prepared by Housing staff members, contract billings, revenue  deposits and QuickBooks financials.
•    Complete bank reconciliations for Second Chance Properties, LLC bank accounts.
•    Prepare monthly housing contract reconciliations and billings by each contract due date.
•    Ensure contract revenue is received timely.
•    Reconcile balance sheet accounts for Second Chance Properties, LLC.
•    Provide monthly financial reports from QuickBooks to Manager of Housing Operations.
•    Research and answer all financial questions from Housing staff.
•    In conjunction with the CFO and Manager of Housing Operations, establish, document, and maintain housing internal financial controls; petty cash      procedures; rent collection procedures etc.
•    Reconcile Second Chance Programs balance sheet items.
•    Complete bank reconciliations for Second Chance Programs and Second Chance Headquarters.
•    Reconcile QuickBooks Contributions to Raisers Edge.
•    Assist with other contract billings as needed.
•    Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

•    Minimum of 4 years of accounting experience or equivalent
•    Proven ability to perform detailed accounting work
•    Must have excellent Microsoft Excel and Word skills
•    Ability to work with a high degree of autonomy and exercise personal and professional judgment
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•    Ability to implement agency vision, mission, values and strategic plan
•    Proven ability to communicate and to work effectively with a diverse group of people as well as collaborative partners
•    Well organized, detail and big picture oriented
•    Strong writing, grammar and editing ability
•    Flexible and able to respond to multiple demands
•    Has experience in a nonprofit organization with government contracts

 

Apply: Submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@secondchanceprogram.org with "Staff Accountant" in the subject line.  Position is 30 hours per week.


Case manager - reentry court - FULL TIME

Program Overview - Reentry Court

The Reentry Court program is a comprehensive program that provides treatment for substance use disorders, intensive case management, group and individual counseling, job training, and housing for individuals who have substance use issues in conjunction with criminal charges. The goal of the program is to reduce recidivism and support individuals in becoming productive members of our community.

Responsibilities:

The Case Manager is responsible for providing wraparound case management support to clients, including: case planning, goal setting, progress monitoring, and group facilitation. The following are examples of duties:

  • Develops clients' case management plans with the clients, consultation from the Program Manager and input from the multi-disciplinary team members.
  • Uses the case management protocol to be systematic in the development of the case management plan.
  • Writes the case management plan  with the client and submits the plan to the Program Manager for review, modification as needed, and approval.
  • Endorses the case management plan with their own signature, obtains the client’s signature and the signature of the Program Manager.
  • Uses the case management plan as a reference tool for ongoing individual counseling sessions.
  • Coordinates all treatment services in partnership with UCSD clinical staff.

Identifies participant needs and barriers related to programmatic goals and provides connections to resources to address those needs.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in social or human services or related field required.  A combination of relevant college coursework and at least two years’ experience performing similar duties and responsibilities may substitute for a college degree.

QualificationsTwo or more years of case management or related experience. Experience working with reentry populations and workforce development programs a plus. Bilingual Preferred.

Compensation:  $20-$23 per hour; employer paid healthcare coverage and a benefits package including vision, dental, and life insurance.

Apply: Submit a cover letter and resume with a list of three professional references to jobs@secondchanceprogram.org with "Reentry Court Case Manager" in the subject line.


Drug tester - reentry court - part TIME

Program Overview - Reentry Court

The Reentry Court program is a comprehensive program that provides treatment for substance use disorders, intensive case management, group and individual counseling, job training, and housing for individuals who have substance use issues in conjunction with criminal charges. The goal of the program is to reduce recidivism and support individuals in becoming productive members of our community.

Responsibilities:

The Drug Tester provides drug testing for all participants in the Reentry Court program, as required. The Drug Tester will administer tests and report on results according to the program’s policy and procedures.  

·         Administer drug tests to all program participants in accordance with the program's policy for drug testing.

·         Observe urine specimen collection and record results.

·         Process and ship specimens as needed.

·         Position is a split shift with morning and evening duties

Qualifications

  • Six months to one year of progressive related experience preferred but not necessary.
  • High school diploma or equivalent plus relevant training.
  • Ability to travel within a 50 mile radius for business reasons, subject to mileage reimbursement per company policy.

Compensation: $15 hourly.

Apply: Submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@secondchanceprogram.org with "Drug Tester" in the subject line.


administrative assistant - REENTRY COURT - FULL TIME

Program Overview - Reentry Court

The Reentry Court program is a comprehensive program that provides treatment for substance use disorders, intensive case management, group and individual counseling, job training, and housing for individuals who have substance use issues in conjunction with criminal charges. The goal of the program is to reduce recidivism and support individuals in becoming productive members of our community.

Responsibilities:

The Administrative Assistant supports the day to day activities of the Reentry Court Program staff.  The position collects and records participant information and maintains client files among other duties listed below.  This position requires incumbent to make independent and discretionary decisions and to work independently and with minimal supervision and guidance.

  •         Collects and records required program information, such as employment verification, documentation of program milestones, and data entry.
  • Collection of client information and data entry into electronic database in a timely manner (within 72 hours).
  • Maintain accurate case notes/files, record and track data relative to an individual’s assessments.
  • Assist in conducting scheduled participant follow up contacts.
  • Assist Second Chance Reentry Court Program staff with programming activities
  • Maintain client case files.
  • Create monthly participant incentive and supportive service reconciliation reports.
  • Support group meetings and participate in interactive instructional learning sessions.
  • Operate office equipment and completes general office work.
  • Required proficiency in basic word processing, spreadsheet and database programs.
  • Properly record all hours worked and submits time and attendance documents as prescribed by Agency policy.
  • Perform duties and responsibilities in a safe manner and per the Agency’s health and safety policy while adhering to all Agency policies, processes, and procedures.
  • May be required to perform other duties as directed including participating in special Agency events

Education:  High School Degree or equivalency; minimum of two years of relevant experience.  

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities.

1.       Experience

  • At least one (1) years’ experience providing similar services.
  • Previous experience working with at-risk and high-risk juvenile population preferred.

2.       Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to maintain excellent working relationships with other staff to ensure the best possible service to clients.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Access, Word, FileMaker Pro and Internet research.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Good decision-making skills.
  •  Ability to work with minimum supervision and to participate as a team member.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities and aggressive deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate clearly with a diverse clientele and staff/co-workers while remaining sensitive to cultural differences or behavior in a multicultural community and various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful, professional and effective manner.

Compensation:  $20 per hour; employer paid healthcare coverage and a benefits package including vision, dental, and life insurance.

Apply: Submit a cover letter and resume with a list of three professional references to jobs@secondchanceprogram.org with "Reentry Court Admin Assistant" in the subject line.