Driver/Peer Navigator (Part Time) - Alternatives to Incarceration Program

Job Overview

The Alternatives to Incarceration program is part of the Los Angeles County-wide pilot initiative to re-imagine incarceration, the program aims to divert individuals detained for misdemeanors and non-serious/non-violent felonies to community support services in lieu of the filing of criminal charges. We are developing an alternative system that attempts to address some of the conditions that lead to incarceration such as homelessness, mental health, addiction, lack of employment, and opportunities. We hope to build a sustainable network of providers in collaboration with law enforcement and district attorneys to expand the capacity of the community to support those in need.

The Driver/Peer Navigator of Alternatives to Incarceration will provide transportation needs of ATI by ensuring that participants are safely transported to housing, behavioral health treatment facilities, or other supportive services. Provide connections to community-based services to offer a foundation of support to prevent incarceration all while providing advocacy, guidance, motivation and knowledge. The right person for this position is innovative and will draw on trauma informed practices, Restorative Justice, harm reduction, building resilience, and community safety planning to prevent recidivism.

Please apply for one of the following shifts:
1. Tuesday through Saturday (Full-time) Day Shift: 7:00 am – 3:30 pm
2. Tuesday through Saturday (Full Time) Swing Shift: 3:00 pm – 11:30 pm
3. Sunday and Monday (Part-time 24 h/week) Day Shift: 7:00 am – 3:30 pm and Friday 3:00pm – 11:30pm
4. Sunday and Monday (Part-time 24 h/week) Swing Shift: 3:00 pm – 11:30 pm and Saturday 3:00pm – 11:30pm

Key Responsibilities

  • Transport’s individuals in a safe and professional manner to designated provider destinations and approved appointments in the community (i.e. intake appointment).
  • Provide transportation services co-located at the police station or be on-call within 90 minutes.
  • Coordinate all participants’ appointments with the System Navigator and Case Manager.
  • Safely transports participants in company provided vehicle following all applicable federal and state driving laws.
  • Work in conjunction with treatment team by assisting with following through on linkage(s).
  • Enters transportation activities in company database, files related paperwork, maintains and prepares vehicle usage reports and logs.
  • Empathetic support and feedback that is trauma informed and culturally competent.
  • Ensure that all documentation is completed in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Responsible for ensuring routine vehicle maintenance including inspections including keeping the interior and exterior are clean and free from damage. Refuel the vehicle.
  • Report as soon as possible any problems or concerns regarding a specific participant or transportation request.
  • Complete incident reports of accidents, injury, or near misses and report urgent incidents to program manager.
  • Maintain confidentiality in compliance with agency, HIPAA and 42CFR standards.
  • Comply with all agency’s policies, procedures, and codes of ethics.
  • Adheres to all policies and procedures established by HealthRIGHT 360's Health & Safety program, including but not limited to; participating in emergency preparedness drills, reporting any potential safety hazards to the appropriate party, and following proper protocols for response to emergency situations.

Education and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Required: High School Diploma or GED.
  • Required: Minimum of three (3) years’ experience professional driving experience.
  • Clear understanding of appropriate staff/client boundaries.
  • Knowledge of transportation equipment for physically disabled.
  • Knowledge of vehicle safety and maintenance.
  • Ability to read/interpret maps and follow navigation apps Experience working with adults who are justice-system involved or may have mental health, substance use, domestic violence, and cognitive challenges.
  • Experience working with adults who are justice-system involved or may have mental health, substance use, domestic violence, and cognitive challenges.
  • Required: Live scan DOJ and FBI fingerprint clearance (Must not be on parole or probation for a minimum of two years).
Compensation: TBD
Type: Hourly/ Non-exempt
Benefits: HealthRIGHT 360 offers a competative benefits package.
City: Pomona, CA
Hours/wk: 24-40

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