CEO is looking to hire an Outreach and Retention Specialist who will serve as the face of the organization within New York State’s Department of Corrections and Community Supervision and Community Based Organizations(CBOs), developing and deepening relationships with parole officers(POs), providing them with information about our work, and building their commitment to referring a strong pipeline of participants for our programs. The outreach portion of the role consists of meeting with parole officers, recruiting program participants, and leading presentations about our program and offerings. This individual’s retention duties are to build strong and trusting relationships with participants once they have obtained employment; strategically manage their caseloads and balancing the needs of individual participants with organizational needs to achieve programmatic outcomes.
Who We Are
The Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) provides employment services to people with recent criminal convictions. Across the United States, over 6,000 people participate in CEO each year, transitioning to employment that supports themselves, their families, and their communities.
What began as a demonstration project of the Vera Institute of Justice in the 1970s to address employment barriers facing the formerly incarcerated following release in New York City has grown into the leading reentry employment organization in the country, where over 25,000 formerly incarcerated individuals have secured full-time employment since 1996. Since 2009, CEO has gained support to expand its programs through government, nonprofit, and private organizations including the GreenLight Fund, the Pew Charitable Trust, and the Nonprofit Finance Fund. In 2016, CEO embarked on a 5-year strategic plan to grow to serve 9,000 participants annually.
Who You Are
Responsibilities of the Outreach and Retention Specialist include but are not limited to:
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We welcome diversity and highly encourage applications from people of color and people with convictions. We are an equal employment opportunity for all regardless of race, color, citizenship, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran or reservist status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.
CEO is looking to hire an Outreach and Retention Specialist who will serve as the face of the organization within New York State’s Department of Corrections and Community Supervision and Community Based Organizations…
CEO offers health, dental, 401k, and professional development opportunities to our staff. We also offer paid parental leave, participation in a retirement plan, sick and vacation leave, paid holidays and more. We're a workplace that promotes continual learning and teamwork, offering lunch and learns, team outings, holiday gatherings and more for our staff.
CEO offers health, dental, 401k, and professional development opportunities to our staff. We also offer paid parental leave, participation in a retirement plan, sick and vacation…