Returning Sisters Program Manager
The Returning Sisters Program Manager coordinates the delivery of integrated mental health, HIV testing and PrEP services, short-term case management and recovery services for justice-involved women returning from jail, prison or drug treatment. The Community Health Program Manager recruits, trains and supervises a team made up of social work interns, recovery coaches and contractual mental health providers and reports to the Executive Director. The Community Health Program Manager is responsible for developing linkage agreements, reporting on program progress and outcomes and assisting with contract renewals and grant writing. This is a full-time position with fringe benefits, including health and dental insurance and a generous time-off policy.
- Develop program protocols and train staff and social work interns to deliver integrated services on the south and west side of Chicago.
- Provide mental health screening and assessments, short-term therapy and psychiatric referrals for women enrolled in the program.
- Provide supervision for staff and interns.
- Develop partnerships and linkages with agencies, government entities and advocacy organizations serving and advocating for justice-involved women.
- Document program services, measure outcomes and submit timely reports required by multiple funding sources.
- Recruit, train and supervise graduate-level social work interns to assist in the delivery of mental health and resource advocacy services.
- Supervise HIV counseling and testing at program sites and link HIV positive clients to care services.
- Represent the agency at coalitions, re-entry events and community meetings.
- Recruit and convene a community advisory board made up of community members and advocates.
- Social worker (MSW) with demonstrated experience with substance use, trauma and low-income women.
- Demonstrated ability to handle data and reporting functions.
- Experience as a supervisor or trainer.
- Ability to work with a multidisciplinary team that includes peer-level workers.
- Experience with harm reduction and recovery services preferred.
- Ability to assist with grant writing.
Application Process: Submit a resume, cover letter and a list of three professional references to Catherine Christeller at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Chicago Women’s AIDS Project is an equal opportunity employer.