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TIPLR Fellowship Program Overview

 

WHAT IS TRAUMA-INFORMED PEER-LED REENTRY (TIPLR)? 

 

TIPLR is a unique program that combines the power of lived experience and Trauma-informed coaching to help individuals navigate the challenges of reentry and prevent recidivism.

 

Our program is led by individuals whom the legal system has directly impacted. These individuals are called Peer Navigators.  They understand the unique challenges of reentry and can provide guidance based on their own experiences. 

 

This program recognizes the impact of trauma and provides a safe and supportive environment where system-impacted individuals can heal and grow.

 

WHAT IS THE TRAUMA-INFORMED PEER-LED REENTRY (TIPLR) FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM? 

 

The TIPLR Fellowship Program is a paid 6-week fellowship (training) program leading into a 10-month full-time employment opportunity with Nation Outside or one of our partner organizations.  

 

During the fellowship/training period, you will be trained as a Peer Navigator to help support those in our communities whom the legal system has directly impacted.  

 

ONCE TRAINED AS A PEER NAVIGATOR, YOU WILL:
  • Support clients in obtaining critical documents and accessing community resources.

  • Assist clients in securing stable housing, finding employment, or enrolling in educational/vocational programs.

  • Guide clients in obtaining medical insurance and connecting with healthcare providers.

  • Help clients with voter registration and offer opportunities for civic engagement.

  • Focus on client’s personal growth, increased self-efficacy, and improved quality of life.

 

WE ARE LOOKING FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH RELIABLE TRANSPORTATION IN THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES:

  • Genesee 

  • Kalamazoo

  • Macomb

  • Oakland

  • Washtenaw

  • Wayne

 

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THE APPLICATION PROCESS?
 
  1. Apply using the online application form found on our website NationOutside.Org

  2. 20-minute screening phone interview

  3. 60-minute video interview 

  4. Offer and Program Overview Discussion

 

Required training begins March 24-29, 2024

TIPLR Program Director

Job Description: TIPLR Program Director

 

The TIPLR Program Director is responsible for managing the TIPLR Program in compliance with the MDOC contract. This role plays a critical part in ensuring accurate documentation and timely reimbursement for services rendered to TIPLR clients. The TIPLR Program Director will work closely with the Director of Administration, TIPLR management, Peer Navigators, MDOC, and partner organizations to maintain adherence to contract and funding deliverables.

 

This is a remote-based position with frequent statewide travel requirements.

 

TIPLR Program Director Job Application

TIPLR Peer Navigator Fellow

Job Description: Peer Navigator Fellow

 

As a Peer Navigator, you will collaborate with program participants to identify, access, and secure a range of health, social, and community services. In addition to this, your role will involve enrolling and offering fundamental workforce development support to program participants. The core responsibility of a Navigator is to coordinate services based on the needs of our clients, placing trauma-informed participant-centered service delivery at the forefront. This position will also encompass the facilitation of workshops for small groups, interaction with individuals with justice involvement, and providing personalized services to minimize obstacles to employment, recovery, and financial self-reliance. You will work closely with the Program Manager to deliver services to participants and support program initiatives.

 

TIPLR Peer Navigator Fellow of Application

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