Job Title:

Juvenile Justice Specialist Intern - Upward Mobility


Juvenile Justice


$3,820.00 - $5,327.00 monthly

Job Type:



Statewide, Illinois

Number of Vacancies:




Bid ID#:

DJJ27-09 Continuous


Description of Duties/Essential Functions  Benefits  Supplemental Questions


Under immediate supervision and subsequently under direct supervision for a period of twelve months, receives formal classroom instruction and on the job training, while performing beginning level professional duties. Assist in the supervision of the daily activities of youth; Interacts with youth; facilitates group sessions to develop rapport with youth; Provides input in to the development of individualized service plans. Transports youth and supervises movement to and from destination. Attends in-service training to attain new and updated skills and proficiency to carry out specialized service delivery programs.




 Minimum Requirements:

Requires a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a specialization in criminal justice, education, psychology, social work or a closely related social science. Candidate must be over the age of 21. Requires elementary knowledge of juvenile behavior problems, and means to develop successful and appropriate behaviors; requires elementary knowledge of adolescent psychological development, mental health issues affecting the juvenile offenders, and social development concerns; requires ability to successfully complete a comprehensive Department of Juvenile Justice training program. 

Candidates may be required to successfully pass a physical agility test and/or successfully pass an agency approved screening process administered by the Department of Juvenile Justice, prior to being considered.


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