Group facilitator at Monroe Correctional Complex - Twin Rivers Unit

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INTERACTION TRANSITION

Interaction Transition is a long-term volunteer program providing social and vocational services to persons incarcerated at Monroe Correctional Complex, at the Twin Rivers Unit. The program currently has one opening for a person interested in participating in facilitating an ongoing bi-weekly support group within the prison facility. No experience necessary, training provided. Group presently consists of women and men from diverse backgrounds.

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About INTERACTION TRANSITION

Location:

1265 S MAIN ST, SEATTLE, WA 98144, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Interaction Transition is to benefit community safety by facilitating a successful transition by formerly incarcerated individuals, from life in prison to life in the community. I/T helps its participants meet certain critical basic needs, such as employment. The program greatly reduces the risk that participants will resume criminal activity, increases safety within the community, and advances successful reintegration with fellow community members. In addition to providing basic support to those in transition, I/T promotes reconciliation with society, making extensive use of community volunteers, who facilitate group meetings and help participants solve practical problems. To maximize its effectiveness, Interaction Transition maintains a cooperative, collaborative relationship with many other local social-service providers. I/T also advocates the dedication of adequate public resources toward a productive transitioning process.

Description

Interaction Transition (I/T) was founded in 1975 as a reentry support program for individuals exting incarceration. I/T runs long term volunteer programs at Monroe Correctional Complex, as well as providing post-release employment services for those exiting incarceration.

WHEN

Tue Feb 18, 2020 - Tue Dec 29, 2020
05:50 PM - 07:50 PM  

WHERE

16550 177th Ave SEMonroe, WA 98272

(47.84713,-121.99232)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • The group meets every 1st, 3rd and 5th Tuesday from 5:50 - 7:50 pm at the Twin Rivers Unit at Monroe Correctional Complex. You will need to arrive no later than 5:30 in order to get cleared through in time for the group.
  • You will need to complete a WA DOC volunteer training in order to facilitate the group on a regular basis. It will be difficult to use public transit to get to MCC unless you live in Monroe.

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