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Corrections Monitor - Avenue J

Company: Volunteers of America - Texas
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:


Are you looking for a job that makes a difference? Do you have a passion for helping others? We may be the right organization for you: VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA TEXAS.

For over 100 years VOA Texas, a faith-based and non-profit organization, has operated with a mission of "Helping America's Most Vulnerable Reach Their Full Potential" through various programs throughout Texas. Programs are locally created, managed and delivered to provide a wide array of human services through PAID positions. Come and be a part of the passion, the mission and the tradition!

Position: Residential Re-Entry Monitor (Corrections)

Location: Avenue J - Fort Worth, Texas

Rate of Pay: $17.54 per hour (Hourly rate of $13.00 plus $4.54 p/hr additional Fringe Pay)

Shifts Available: 4 p.m.-12 a.m. & 12 a.m.-8 a.m. (or Combo)

Must have weekend availability.

Sign-on Bonus: $250!


The Residential Monitor is responsible for monitoring clients of the residential program and facility in accordance with VOA-TX policies and procedures and sponsoring agency requirements.


* Maintains the overall security and operational control of the assigned facility.
* Maintains chronological written records of events that occur during the shift.
* Monitors client movements inside and outside the facility.
* Controls contraband in facility through general observation, facility searches, and client searches.
* Ensures facility cleanliness by assigning and monitoring client work, morning duty, and extra duty assignments.
* Observes client behavior and reports to the Lead Residential Monitor in a timely manner any situations that are irregular or exceptional.
* Obtains urine specimens and breath samples to monitor client substance usage.
* Performs partial intake on new clients.
* Makes periodic tours of the facility and the grounds to ensure high level of security by observation and corrective action, if necessary.
* Monitors number of clients and their activities.
* Monitors visitor activities.
* Secures and inventories personal possessions of clients who leave the facility.
* Assists clients with short-term coping and problem solving.
* Assists clients in the utilization of public transportation.
* Monitors main and secondary entrances to the facility and answer telephones.
* Ensures compliance with VOA-TX policies and procedures, standard operating procedures, and sponsoring agency requirements.
* Monitors, observes, and records client self-administration of medication.
* Transports clients in agency vehicles to and from scheduled activities as assigned.


* High school diploma or equivalent OR transferable work experience that meets the desired qualifications for this position. A high school diploma or equivalent and experience in a residential setting is preferred.
* A Texas Drivers License is required and the ability to be insured.

Volunteers of America Texas offers a rich benefits package including Health, Dental, Vision, LTD, STD, Life Insurance, Vacation and Sick time, other optional benefits and a retirement plan.

Make a living by making a difference. Apply online today!



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