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Director of Operations
Children & Families
New Jersey Alliance for Children
Board of Trustees Member
Bachelor of Arts
Administration of Justice and Psychology
Master's of Science
New Jersey MENTOR - How We Help - Our People - Joanne Kirk
Joanne Kirk | New jersey mentor director of operations, children's services | Joanne Kirk, Director of Operations, Children & Families | Read more about Joanne's dedication to youth at-risk.
Joanne Kirk | New jersey mentor director of operations, children's services | Joanne Kirk, Director of Operations, Children & Families | Read more about Joanne's dedication to youth at-risk. Joanne Kirk Joanne Kirk Joanne Kirk, Director of Operations, Children & Families Joanne Kirk sees the potential in every young person she meets-and helps them reach it. As a seasoned human services professional, she specializes in working with at-risk youth and families who face complex challenges. Throughout her 25-year career, Joanne has built new systems and improved access to various support networks that empower young people to change their lives. Prior to joining New Jersey MENTOR, Joanne served as a Senior Probation Officer at Middlesex Vicinage, where she developed in-depth knowledge of the family court system and the complex issues that many juvenile offenders face. With a Master's of Science in Counseling Services, Joanne's expertise enabled her to take on some of the most complex cases, including young people who exhibited violent or sexually offensive behaviors. In each case, Joanne worked tirelessly to find the appropriate clinical supports, develop and monitor case management plans, and provide crisis intervention services to ensure that youth had the support they needed to rebuild their lives. Joanne's desire to help youth continue to succeed in the community led her to New Jersey MENTOR. She joined the organization as a Clinical Coordinator for the Second Chance program, where she continued her work with juvenile offenders. With her vast clinical knowledge and strong ties to the court system, she specialized in facilitating referrals and conducting comprehensive assessments to ensure appropriate placements. As a resource for other Clinical Coordinators on the Second Chance team, Joanne became a natural leader. She continuously looked for ways to improve the program and took on positions of increasing responsibility, including roles as Supervisor, Assistant Program Manager and ultimately Manager for the Second Chance program. Since joining New Jersey MENTOR in 2008, Joanne has continued to grow. As a member of the organization's leadership team, Joanne serves as Regional Director for organization's continuum of services for children and families. Joanne earned a Bachelor of Arts in Administration of Justice and Psychology from Rutgers College and a Master's of Science in Counseling Services. Back to Our People Joanne dedicates every minute of her day to ensuring that the the children and families we support have access to the resources they need to be successful. She's a great leader who provides ongoing coaching and continous feedback to help our treatment teams deliver the most effective services and support."
Board of Trustees | NJACYF
New Jersey MENTOR - How We Help - Our People - Valery Bailey
New Jersey MENTOR - How We Help - Our People
Joanne Kirk, Director of Operations, Children & Families
New Jersey MENTOR - State Management
Program Manager, Second Chance 856-533-4100