LEAP Re-Entry Navigator

Job Locations US-PA-Allentown
FLSA Status
Customer Service/Support
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Salary $42,000 year

Do you have a passion for making a difference in someone’s life? Are you looking for an opportunity to use your background and empathetic nature to work for a progressive, forward-thinking company? Then the LEAP Reentry Navigator position is for you!


The LEAP Reentry Navigator provides Lehigh and Northampton County LEAP program participants pre-release transitional job readiness/job search support, helps them make career choices and strategize ways to resolve barriers to employment, and supports the transition to the PA CareerLink® Lehigh Valley employment services upon their release from jail.


Essential Functions

· Counsel, motivate and encourage job seekers in advancing employment, training and retention goals, and provides support in resolving issues that may impede successful job placement

· Work directly with LEAP participants, Lehigh and Northampton County Corrections, and PA CareerLink® Lehigh Valley to help participants transition seamlessly between the LEAP Centers and post release program services

· Establish professional community relationships and grow a network of community and local employer support for returning citizens

· Maintain current knowledge about labor market information and build key partnerships with workforce and economic development to identify and strategize employment opportunities for returning citizens

· Document participant progress and context through consistent case notes

· Provide accurate and timely submission of required program data to ensure real time reporting needs


Education and Experience Requirements

· Bachelors’ degree or comparable experience in business, sales, criminal justice or a related field

· Two years of professional experience in recruiting, sales, account management or a related business relationship management capacity

· Proven experience in project management with demonstrated success in meeting goals

· Successful candidate will be required to obtain all necessary security clearances




Bring your expertise to EDSI and live our values every day: Show Up, Smile and Support!



About EDSI EDSI is a progressive, forward-thinking, family-owned company that is B Corp Certified. www.edsisolutions.com


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