Details: $48,000 depending on experience
2100 24th Avenue South
Research shows that kids who are positively engaged in school and community have better academic and life outcomes. Treehouse helps provide funding for youth in foster care to have access to the important experiences that every youth deserves. As the manager for our Little Wishes program you impact the lives of youth across Washington state.
About Treehouse: Join a team that is passionately committed to helping every child in foster care succeed in school and in life! Treehouse staff and volunteers improve educational outcomes for youth in foster care by providing direct service education support and access to essential needs that all kids equally deserve. We also work at the legislative level to help develop, lead, and pass landmark reforms to reduce the inequities in the system that limit our youth from achieving their full potential.
Treehouse is a well-loved, community-based agency uniquely committed to partnering with schools, government agencies, caregivers, social workers, and funders to change the trajectory of kids in foster care by helping them graduate high school at the same rate as their peers with a plan for the future.
Treehouse values diversity and it is expressed in all aspects of our work, from the individuals and communities we serve to our organizational culture and our employees. We value the new possibilities that are created when diverse people, beliefs and perspectives are included in our work. We welcome alumni of care and encourage qualified individuals of every race, national origin, religion, age, disability or ability status, veteran status, sex, sexual orientation and gender identity and expression to apply.
Treehouse currently has an opening for a Program Manager – Financial Resources on our Services Team. This is a regular, full-time, exempt position based in Seattle.
- Collaborate with the Associate Director of Resource Services to identify financial barriers for youth in foster care ages 0-26 and design adaptive and equity driven strategies to remove those barriers.
- Serve as the organization’s expert on the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and DCYF resources available for youth and caregivers to determine what funding Treehouse should provide.
- Cultivate community partnerships to leverage available resources for youth in foster care and their families.
- Administer Treehouse supplemental funding to encourage youths’ academic success, positive identity development, housing stability and transportation safety.
- Apply a trauma informed lens to all services, communication and advocacy.
- Collaborate with the Financial Programs staff and Outreach and Intake team to develop best practices for request fulfilment, customer service and vendor stewardship.
- Develop and maintain systems for communicating resources and opportunities to staff, youth and families, including the Caregiver e-newsletter, website, social media and summer mailings.
- Collaboration with the Graduation Success team to identity strategies to support middle and high school age youth working to achieve their academic and career goals. Develop seasonal campaigns to communicate resources available by region (summer camp, graduation, back-to-school and holiday).
- Oversee the Driver’s Assistance program and ensure its services are delivered with fidelity to the contract. Work with the Associate Director of Resource Services and Chief Policy & Strategy Officer to renew the contract on an annual basis.
- Provide quarterly evaluation to identify areas for program improvements and develop strategic plans in line with Treehouse goals including evaluation of Academic and Student Centered Plans.
- Provide oversight and evaluation of policies and processes related to general services including: Database procedures, Training Manuals, Customer Service, Void Check Policy, Check Process, Credit Card Policies, Background Checks, Tickets, New vendor policy and Funding Decisions
- Ensure the completion of accurate and timely reports including: Microsoft Dashboard, Budget Tracking Report, Qualitative Report, Barrier Funding Report, In-Kind Report, Background Check Report, and Demonstration Project Report, and State Contract Fidelity.
- Oversee the identification and coordination of special events for Treehouse youth.
- Supervise program staff and assist with their goal development and professional growth.
Salary and Benefits: The starting salary/rate for this position is $48,000 depending on experience. Treehouse provides a generous benefit package including medical, dental, vision, long-term disability and life insurance paid by the employer. Paid holidays, staff appreciation days and a generous Paid Time Off (PTO) plan are included. We offer a 403(b) plan with an employer match and dependent benefits are available. We also allow dogs at work and enjoy regular employee social events!
Applying for this position:
Submit cover letter and resume on our website at: http://www.treehouseforkids.org/about/careers/job-openings/. Once on this page click on “Job Openings” to see a list of open positions.
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Treehouse provides a generous benefit package including medical, dental, vision, long-term disability and life insurance paid by the employer. Paid holidays, staff appreciation days and a generous Paid Time Off (PTO) plan are included. We offer a 403(b) plan with an employer match and dependent benefits are available. We also allow dogs at work and enjoy regular employee social events!
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
Once on this page click on “Job Openings” to see a list of open positions.