News/Blog Website for Corrections Employment

Posted by Ed Prindle on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 in Association News

Recruiting and retaining qualified talent is one of the toughest challenges facing corrections agencies today. is here to help. As the premier national website dedicated to promoting corrections careers, enables you to:

• Reach a local and national audience of informed, interested and qualified candidates

• Present them with detailed information about your agency

• Post your jobs to our jobs board

• Search resumes of registered job seekers

• And do it all for FREE provides students or experienced professionals who are interested in working in corrections a valuable career tool because it:

• Identifies key advantages to a career in corrections

• Presents an accurate and up-to-date description about the role and functions of various aspects of corrections (community corrections, jails and detention, prisons and institutions, and more)

• Describes the wide range of jobs and career choices for potential employees (traditional and non-traditional jobs in the corrections field).

• Summarizes the general requirements needed by applicants to join the profession • Highlights professionals who work in the field

• Enables job seekers to search open jobs on our full-featured, corrections-specific job board is a powerful, FREE resource that exists to help you meet your recruitment challenges.

Help us help you!

1. Visit today!

2. Register your agency as an “Employer” on the site

3. Post any relevant job openings within your agency If you are not the person in your organization responsible for hiring, please forward this message to the appropriate individual(s) in your agency. A promotional video providing an overview of the website can be found on Discover Corrections’ You Tube channel at

If you have questions or need additional information, please contact Mary Ann Mowatt, Research Associate, American Probation and Parole Association, email:; phone: 859-420-4305. Discover Corrections is managed by the American Probation and Parole Association (APPA) in partnership with the American Correctional Association (ACA), American Jail Association (AJA), and Center for Innovative Public Policies (CIPP). This project was supported by Grant Nos. 2009-D2-BX-K004 and 2010-DJ-BX-K054 awarded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance. The Bureau of Justice Assistance is a component of the Office of Justice Programs, which also includes the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the SMART Office, and the Office for Victims of Crime. Points of view or opinions in this document are those of the author and do not represent the official position or policies of the United States Department of Justice.


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