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Reentry Advocate - Watsonville Location

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Friends Outside



Join our team and provide support to people rentering the community after incarceration.

We provide wrap around services such as: employment training, reentry planning, family conferencing, cognitive behavioral therapy and life coaching/mentor support. These services are aimed at addressing risk factors established in an intensive assesment to help people succeed in their new lives.

Reentry Advocates are responsible, organized , compassionate, and interested being apart of a client's success on the outside. Advocates need to attend one three hour mandatory training and supplemental one hour training and ongoing monthly trainings associated with therapeutic models, listening skills, and motivational interviewing to name a few.

Reentry advocates meet with clients in the office, help clients with basic organizational skills and monitor completion of reentry goals. The advocate is a less intensive version of the mentor, but still plays an important role in a client's life.

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About Friends Outside

Location:

1740 17th Avenue, SANTA CRUZ, CA 95062, US

Mission Statement

A program of the Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz County designed to ease the trauma of incarceration for prisoners and their families, to provide information that can lead to positive changes, and to assist post-release clients with their re-entry into the community. Friends Outside acts as a liaison with concerned individuals, agencies, and the criminal justice system.

Description

Friends Outside volunteers must be compassionate and willing to work with an often misunderstood population. Volunteers must also be able to make at least a six-month commitment to any position in the program.

Community
Justice & Legal

WHEN

Wed Sep 08, 2021 - Thu Sep 08, 2022
12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

WHERE

Watsonville, CA 95076

(36.9217,-121.762)
 

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