Re-entry Program Coordinator, Full-time

Posted by OIC of America on July 16, 2019

OIC of America (OICA) is a nonprofit organization and the national office of a network of 34 workforce development organizations spread across the United States.  Our mission is to provide underserved communities with the tools and support needed to overcome barriers to economic opportunity.  We envision a world in which all people are contributing members of their families and communities.  Through their efforts and ours, our participants have the opportunity to break the cycle of poverty, and aid to creating a more just and equitable society.  OICA provides job and life skills training and matches our graduates with the employment needs of local businesses.  Our organization and broader network have trained over 2 million people nationwide over the past 50+ years.


OICA is hiring a Program Coordinator to help ensure programming under OICA’s national re-entry program, SOAR, is operating in alignment with best practice models, federal regulations, and funder contracts.  He/she works directly with executive leaders, program managers, and frontline staff.


  • Provide day-to-day supervision of all aspects of the SOAR reentry program.
  • Remain current on best practices in workforce development and re-entry.
  • Review monthly program reports to ensure program objectives are met.
  • Ensure fidelity of service delivery is aligned with the program model.
  • Coordinate with OICA and affiliate staff to develop interventions for poor performance.
  • Collect and review curriculums for training tracks and other program materials from affiliates.
  • Travel to perform on-site reviews.
  • Carry our other responsibility as directed by supervisor.


  • Demonstrate strong leadership and management of personnel
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure of deadlines, and within budget constraints
  • Ability to work in a team environment, while also working independently
  • Demonstrated capacity to handle multiple tasks, projects and meet deadlines
  • Excellent public relations, community organizing, negotiation, mediation, conflict management and meeting facilitation skills
  • Knowledge of the Justice System and/or community resources with demonstrated experience working with justice involved young adults
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality with sensitive information
  • Demonstrate ability to inspire community participation and build coalitions
  • Computer literacy in word processing, email, internet and spreadsheets
  • Must have strong administrative and organizational skills including budget development and management, and grant administration and reporting
  • Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to develop strong relationships with diverse groups of citizens, who may have conflicting interests and opinions


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business/ Public Administration, Communications, Criminology,
  • or any related field
  • 5+ years experience managing social services with a nonprofit or other entity
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively with people of diverse educational and cultural backgrounds,
  • from ex-prisoners to public officials
  • Computer literacy, including proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and database usage
  • Knowledge of the criminal justice system and experience working with ex-offenders
  • Ability to travel within the metropolitan area and nationally if required

Salary:  $48,000 – $50,000 + Competitive Benefits Package

To apply email resume, cover letter, and 3 references to


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