Operations Assistant (PT) at COMMUNITY SOLUTIONS INC in Bridgeport, Connecticut

Posted in Nonprofit - Social Services 22 days ago.

Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

We have a great entry level opportunity for someone obtaining a degree in Criminal Justice, Social Work, Psychology or Social Services.  This is large a community corrections program with room for promotion to case manager and intervention specialist once you receive your Bachelor’s Degree and your meet other criteria.  We are looking for a Part Time Operations Assistant to join our team at our Bridgeport AIC facility. You will be a part of a team helping to guide clients in their development and assist them to become a positive influence in the community. You would be providing client supervision including monitoring of program activities and substance abuse testing collection.

Schedule: Part Time - Mon-Thur 4pm-8pm, Fri 9am-12pm                                         Wage rate:  $15.00

Community Solutions Inc. (CSI) is a nonprofit organization that promotes the responsible citizenship, accountability, and well-being of individuals and families involved, or at risk of involvement, in the child welfare, juvenile justice, or criminal justice system. Since CSI’s founding in 1962, it has been a pioneer in the community-based service. We have been delivering supervision, treatment, and comprehensive individualized services to help clients interact more effectively in their communities and become productive citizens. Using this plan we built the first ever halfway house in New England which has now been replicated and grown to almost 50 programs in 9 states. For over 50 years, CSI has been building upon its successful foundations and has been expanding its services to serve thousands of adults, youth, and families each year.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Includes but are not limited too:

  • Ensure that all client and visitor sign in and out of the facility. Log entries into CSI data collection system at the time of the event.

  • Conduct weekly safety and sanitation inspections of the facility and submit to PD weekly.

  • Perform general custodial duties.

  • Maintain client files and ensure compliance with Agency policy regarding confidential information. This confidentiality must be maintained even if you are no longer an employee of CSI.

  • Provide client transportation as approved by the Program Director.

  • Complete incident reports as needed and submit to PD prior to leaving shift.

  • Register for and attend all required trainings and refreshers including but not limited to MI.

  • Participate in the administration and collection of WAI surveys.

  • Secure urines from same sex clients and complete all required paper work and electronic documentation into CSI and CSSD data collection systems on the day the data is obtained.

  • Monitor JAMS case load to ensure all urines and Breathalyzer (if required) tests are randomly requested and secured.

  • Communicate client non-compliance to the referral source within 24 hours. Document communication in CSI data collection system.

  • Serve as a role model to clients and staff by modeling pro-social behaviors.

  • Provide coverage of front desk duties as assigned.

  • High School Diploma plus one (1) year experience in the social service or criminal justice field or three years working with the public.

  • Possess sound judgment and decision making skills.

  • Good oral, written and interpersonal skills.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office.


  • 401(k) Retirement savings plan with automatic enrollment and a company match of 100% up to 4% of your contribution.

CSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Disability/Vet. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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