Job profile - Social program officer
In institutions every day, Social Program Officers plan, organize, and deliver social programs. These programs assist offenders with their rehabilitation and reintegration into the community. Programs can range from Community Integration Programs to Parental Skills Programs. They are designed to meet the social, cultural, and personal development needs of inmates.
As a Social Program Officer, you will be expected to develop and deliver these programs according to national standards. You will report regularly on each inmate's accountability and progress.
You will work directly with offenders. You will establish and maintain a positive environment. Interactions with inmates will be frank and open. You will monitor and encourage positive behaviour and participation in the programs you deliver.
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