Volunteer Opportunity Details

Boulder County Volunteers!
Position Title:Community Service Office Assistant
Department:Community Services
Category:Criminal Justice and Public Safety
Time Commitment or Project Date:Must be 19 years old to apply. Prefer Two three-hour days up to five three-hour days for 3 months to one year
The Justice Center: 1777 6th Street, Boulder, CO
Program Summary:
The mission of CJS's Operational Support Team is to provide information and assistance in a timely, respectful and courteous manner to our mandated clients, the public at large, our partner agencies and CJS colleagues.  Boulder Adult Services Programs provide pretrial supervision and community service case management for adult offenders. Pretrial supervision is for offenders who have substance abuse issues, mental health problems and/or domestic violence attached to their legal charges. Community Service is a sentencing alternative that serves the courts and the community by placing non-violent offenders in unpaid community service positions with local non-profit or government agencies.
Duties and Responsibilities:
To provide office and reception support for the Boulder Community Justice Services (CJS) Division. This includes front desk receptionist duties, greeting clients, handing out paperwork, responding to questions in person and over the telephone, communicating with case managers about client appointments and entering cases on the computer. Duties may also involve general office filing, data entry and mail distribution.
Qualifications and Requirements:
Bilingual preferred. Familiarity with computers, good communication skills, ability to deal effectively with public and staff, strong organizational skills, able to work on a variety of tasks at the same time.
Application or Registration Deadline:1/31/2014 5:00 PM
Application Process:
Please  visit the Justice System Volunter Program (JSVP) website, http://bouldercountyjusticevolunteers.org or email educational/professional information about yourself to Tammi Mattews at JSVP@bouldercounty.org
Volunteers meeting minimum qualifications complete the JSVP application form, provide names of three professional references and must pass a criminal background check. All volunteers are interviewed by the JSVP Volunteer/Intern Services Coordinator and have a second interview with the CS Program.
Training Dates and Information:
On-the-job training includes general office and receptionist duties, case entry using Tiburon software and general overview of Adult Services programs.
Additional Information:
303.441.3718 or Laura at JSVP@bouldercounty.org


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