Acadiana Center for Youth set to Host Career Fair

Baton Rouge, La. – The Louisiana Office of Juvenile Justice (OJJ) Acadiana Center for Youth is set to host a Career Fair, Wednesday, June 9th from 9:00am – 3:00pm at Cochon De Lait Community Center in Mansura, Louisiana. OJJ has immediate openings for Juvenile Justice Specialist, Corrections Officers, Social Service Counselors, Corrections Food Production Workers, Instructors, and Probation and Parole Officers. The positions offer state employee benefits, and retirement plans.

OJJ employee benefits include:

  • Health insurance
  • Retirement benefits
  • Paid leave and holidays
  • OJJ key staff positions include:

OJJ key staff positions include:

  • Juvenile Justice Specialist (JJS) – “frontline” staff responsible for direct care, safety and therapeutic supervision of youth in our secure care facilities.
  • Probation and Parole Officer (PPO) – community-based staff who assist youth and families in navigating the juvenile justice system.

Employees are located in our secure care facilitiesregional offices, and central office.  Our positions offer structured career progression opportunities. Employees can earn up to a 10 percent increase in base pay, after obtaining a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree that can enhance current job duties. 

For more information about our job openings, please click this link, or visit and click on the Career Opportunities tab.

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