Crossover Youth Specialist
Civil Service Title:
150 William Street, New York N
Juv. Justice Initiative (YFJ)
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Proposed Salary Range:
$52524 - $63112 (Annual)
Specific duties of this position include, but are not limited to: â€¢ Obtain information on youth who have pending matters in Family Court in order to determine whether the youth has child welfare involvement. â€¢ Identify youth who have child welfare involvement and are in juvenile detention, placed in a juvenile placement facility or incarcerated on a criminal court case. â€¢ Collaborate with divisions in ACS, foster care agencies and contracted care providers to ensure that youth are supported throughout the process and that appropriate permanency planning is taking place. â€¢ Research cases on Connections and other on-line databases in order to obtain youth and family child welfare history and juvenile justice history. â€¢ Interview and assess child welfare involved youth and families in order to determine how best to plan for these youth and their families and navigate the juvenile justice/criminal justice systems. â€¢ Keep data on the crossover youth in placement including: numbers of crossover youth, the systems the youth are involved in and the resolution of the juvenile or criminal case. â€¢ Appear in and present information to family, supreme and criminal courts citywide. â€¢ Prepare and submit court reports. â€¢ Collaborate with child welfare and juvenile justice stakeholders inside and outside the agency to ensure crossover youth are represented in court and supported by their caregivers at all stages of the juvenile justice process. â€¢ Address telephone and e-mail inquiries regarding crossover youth and provide appropriate information and technical assistance. â€¢ Maintain appropriate and organized computer records/documentation.
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