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Career Opportunity: STAR Community Liaison

Area Resources for Community and Human Services (ARCHS) is seeking a results-oriented part time (24 hours per week) Community Liaison for the St. Louis Alliance for Reentry (STAR) partnership. Duties will include: Building community awareness, Education, Serving as STAR spokesperson, Expanding STAR’s network, Communication with STAR network and stakeholders, Steering committee projects, Execution of STAR events, Implementation of identified goals, Capacity building, Identify education opportunities and Research funding sources. This position will require strong skills in reporting, communication oral and written, collection, and evaluation of data related to reentry programs, group facilitation, training, and collaboration with professional colleagues.

The successful candidate will possess a two or four year college degree with coursework in social or behavioral sciences, criminal justice, public or business administration, education or related areas. Minimum of four years of professional employment experience in business, education or non-profit sectors with one year in a supervisory, administrative, consulting or training capacity is required. Competence in Microsoft software including: Word, Excel (Power Point and Access a plus).

Email letter of application, resume, and salary history to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. OR Fax to ARCHS' HR, 314-289-5670. NO phone calls please.

Coffee Chat: April 21, 2016

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Date: Thursday, April 21, 2016

Time: 10 am to Noon

Location: Saint Louis Public Library - Buder Branch, 4401 Hampton Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63109

Cost: Free. Pre-registration required (only 35 registrations available).

Topic: Barriers to Youth - Entry Points to Resources

Featuring: Criminal Justice Ministry, Center for Women in Transition, and People's Community Action Corporation

Register

March 15, 2016 STAR Summit

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Young Offenders and Reentry: Connecting the Dots

Date: Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Time: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Location: St. Louis Community College-Florissant Valley (Student Center), 3400 Pershall Road, St. Louis, MO 63135

Cost: $18 includes lunch

Featuring: Updates on STAR, keynote speeches, and panel discussions. Great information sharing and networking opportunities for criminal justice, community, and faith-based organizations providing services to ex-offenders and their families.

Sponsors: ARCHS, Lutheran Foundation of St. Louis, Missouri Department of Corrections, St. Louis Community College-Florissant Valley, St. Louis City, St. Louis County, and Washington University in St. Louis.

2015 Missouri Reentry Conference

The 2015 Missouri Reentry Conference gathered reentry professionals from around the region and keynote speakers from the across the nation to discuss the current state of reentry issues ranging from peer support to mental health, all surrounding a central theme: family reunification and its importance in the reentry process.

Many STAR organizational members made presentations at the Conference and STAR was represented at the Conference's exhibit area - to promote the upcoming March 2016 Summit. 

The three day Conference was a resource for new ideas surrounding reentry with 25 break-out sessions focusing on everything from substance abuse to forming new partnerships; attendees had a wealth of information to choose from and conversations to engage in.

The four keynote speakers - FBI Task Force Officer, Mark Corbin; Director of Missouri Department of Mental Health, Mark Stringer; Chief Operating Officer for Safer Foundation, Ethel Muhammed; and Assistant Research Professor at Missouri Institute of Mental Health, UMSL, Rachel Wamser-Nanney were well received and offered new insights.

View photo gallery below.

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