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    Summary

    The Credible Messenger performs a variety of support tasks that include assisting offenders with articulating their life goals, sharing practices to monitor the offenders' progress, modeling effective coping techniques and self-help strategies based on the Credible Messenger's own experiences, and assisting offenders with learning how to seek and obtain effective services within the community.

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    Responsibilities

    (The duties described reflect the full performance level of this position)

    Perform a variety of support tasks that include assisting offenders with articulating their goals for success, helping them to monitor their own progress, modeling effective coping techniques, providing self-help strategies based on the Credible Messengers own experience, and assisting offenders with learning how to seek and obtain effective services within the community.
    Provides educational or career guidance, social and emotional support, and serves as an accountability partner. Acts as a bridge, as needed, between the assigned offender(s) and the professionals working with the offender(s) to understand the particular goals for the offender(s) and discuss with the professionals how the incumbent's personal experiences in the criminal justice system and mentorship can be integrated into the plan to help the offender(s) succeed.
    Helps offenders make better and safer decisions, pursue their goals, get connected to school and work, and repair relationships with family and community.

    Meets and observes offenders, reporting any individual issues, such as social, behavioral or disciplinary problems to professional staff. Helps offenders make better and safer decisions, pursue their goals, get connected to school and work, and repair relationships with family and community.
    Uses shared experience, knowledge, skills and abilities as a former incarcerated person or their successful completion of supervision to provide general guidance to the offender(s) about how to achieve a positive reentry or supervision outcome.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    4

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