|AGENCY MARKETING STATEMENT:
A FEDERAL CAREER LIKE NO OTHER!!! Are you ready to increase public safety, prevent crimes, reduce recidivism, and support the fair administration of justice in close collaboration with the District of Columbia’s community? The Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency’s (CSOSA’s) has an opening for a Credible Messenger (NOT-TO EXCEED 6 months) to join our dedicated team and gain invaluable experience working in the public interest to support the fair administration of justice.
Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency (CSOSA), Office of Community Supervision & Intervention Services (OCSIS), Re-entry, and Sanctions Center.
|If you would like to learn more about CSOSA, we encourage you to visit our website at www.csosa.gov.
This vacancy announcement may be used to fill future vacancies for identical positions within the next year.
This is a temporary appointment not-to-exceed 6 months. However, a one-time extension NTE 6 months may be possible without further competition.
Perform a variety of support tasks that include assisting offenders with articulating their goals for success, helping them to monitor their own progress, modeling effective coping techniques, providing self-help strategies based on the Credible Messengers own experience, and assisting offenders with learning how to seek and obtain effective services within the community.
Provides educational or career guidance, social and emotional support, and serves as an accountability partner. Acts as a bridge, as needed, between the assigned offender(s) and the professionals working with the offender(s) to understand the particular goals for the offender(s) and discuss with the professionals how the incumbent’s personal experiences in the criminal justice system and mentorship can be integrated into the plan to help the offender(s) succeed.
Helps offenders make better and safer decisions, pursue their goals, are connected to school and work, and repair relationships with family and community.
Meets and observes offenders, reporting any individual issues, such as social, behavioral, or disciplinary problems to professional staff. Helps offenders make better and safer decisions, pursue their goals, get connected to school and work, and repair relationships with family and community.
Uses shared experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities as a former incarcerated person or their successful completion of supervision to provide general guidance to the offender(s) about how to achieve a positive reentry or supervision outcome.
Ability to communicate effectively other than in writing.