Recruitment & Retention Summit
October 12 - 14, 2022 | Columbus, OH

Join us for a 3-day comprehensive summit designed to introduce new strategies, ideas, and habits to increase recruitment and retention. Improving the effectiveness of your jail’s recruitment and retention efforts requires innovative strategies and leadership. Join other jail professionals for AJA’s national summit highlighting proven programs that will bolster your staffing levels. Topics will include health and wellness, management skills and creative recruitment and retention strategies that get results.

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Objective Jail Classification

October 31-November 2, 2022 | Grand Junction, Colorado

This workshop provides participants with best business practices that are supported through research, evidence and case law in implementing an Objective Jail Classification process.  The workshop will begin with a basic overview of the fundamentals of OJC...more info 

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Corrections Staff Hurricane Ian Relief Fund

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Listen to podcasts, view webinars and videos, and review agencies' policies and preparedness plans.

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Explore ways to manage stress, resilience tips and tools, relaxation techniques, and family activities.

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Discover public assistance programs, grants, and read FEMA's Daily Updates and CDC's Fact Sheet.

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Let AJA Connect You to Job Listings & Resources

There are more than 3,500 local jails and detention centers in the United States. The American Jail Association offers a career resource center for any individual who is seeking a position in the corrections field.  Successful candidates possess superior skills, integrity, and knowledge.

Are you looking for a career in corrections or looking to hire correction professionals? Check out our Career CenterPost a career, search for a career, look at "Why Corrections?" and more.



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