Program Coordinator - Sisters

Job Overview

The Sisters Program Coordinator is responsible for coordination of a program in an incarcerated setting. Directly trains and supervises counseling staff, facilitates groups and classes, carries a caseload. Schedules all program activities. Provides leadership and exemplifies integrity to staff and clients.

Key Responsibilities

Program Management Responsibilities

  • Plans, directs and implements all aspects of the program, including clinical treatment under direction of the Director
  • Ensures that treatment is in accord with the Sheriff’s Department contract and that there is a seamless integration of services
  • Has responsibility for the retention and successful completion of clients
  • Ensures that clients receive all contracted services
  • Chairs Clinical Assessment Team
  • Will have a caseload and prepare participants for aftercare services upon release
  • Collaborates with Sheriff’s Department by attending meetings, training and upholding norms, policies, and procedures of the Sheriff’s Department

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Assists in all aspects of program management, including direct supervision and mentoring of subordinate supervisory staff
  • Activities include but are not limited to, assisting with hiring, training, motivating, evaluating, and progressive discipline
  • Ensures that program personnel are familiar with program policies, procedures, and practices

Development and Planning Responsibilities

  • Advises Director on potential improvements in efficiency, and productivity
  • Stays current on new developments in treatment and changes in the client population; modifies program accordingly
  • Takes active role in planning and development activities
  • Acts as liaison with the Sheriff Department in Manager’s absence

Administration Responsibilities

  • Ensures accurate maintenance of program charts
  • Maintains compliance with Agency requirements
  • Conducts weekly staff meetings
  • Coordinates training for staff
  • In accordance with guidelines established by agency to satisfy internal and external administrative demands, and those of evaluating agencies, provides accurate records on clients and staff
  • Ensures action on log items daily
  • Ensures proper handling and transfer of all documents and records

And, other duties as assigned

Education and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


  • Drug and Alcohol Certification recognized by ADP or
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field and Registration with Drug and Alcohol Certification recognized by ADP
  • 3 years of experience in a supervisory role
  • 3 years of experience in in-custody setting
  • 2 years of college studying psychology, sociology criminal justice, women’s studies, ethnic studies (1 year of additional in-custody experience may be substituted for 1 year of college)
  • First Aid Certified within 60 days of employment
  • CPR Certified within 60 days of employment
  • A valid California driver’s license
  • Culturally competent and able to work with a diverse population
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, specifically Word Outlook and internet applications
  • Experience working successfully with issues of substance abuse, mental health, criminal background, and other potential barriers to economic self sufficiencyAbility to enter data into various electronic systems while maintaining the integrity and accuracy of the data
  • Professionalism, punctuality, flexibility and reliability are imperative
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills
  • Integrity to handle sensitive information in a confidential manner
  • Action oriented. Strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent organization skills and ability to multitask and juggle multiple priorities. Outstanding ability to follow-through with tasks
  • Ability to work cooperatively and effectively as part of interdisciplinary team and independently assume responsibility
  • Strong initiative and enthusiasm and willingness to pitch in whenever needed
  • Able to communicate well at all levels of the organization including working with organization leadership and high-level representatives of partner organizations
  • Able to work within a frequently changing project scope while maintaining overall direction and structured priorities


  • Knowledge of co-occurring disorders and trauma informed treatment
  • Knowledge of Clinical documentation (treatment plans, progress notes etc.)
  • Experience working with criminal justice population
  • Bilingual
Compensation: TBD
Type: Salary/ Exempt
Benefits: HealthRIGHT 360 offers a competitive benefits package
City: San Francisco
Hours/wk: 40

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