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Program Director - Muller Ave.

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The Doe Fund
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Bronx, NY
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Published 8 days ago

The Doe Fund is a leading New York City non-profit organization that operates the enormously visible Ready, Willing & Able program, whose participants clean over 170 miles of streets and sidewalk every day. With a $50 million budget, 400+ staff members and 46,000 individual donors, The Doe Fund is nationally acclaimed as a work-based model for solving homelessness and criminal recidivism. We empower people to break the cycles of homelessness, welfare dependency, substance abuse, and incarceration through innovative work and housing programs.

We are seeking a Program Director for The Doe Fund's newest permanent supportive housing program specializing in veterans living with a serious mental illness and history of substance use. The housing program is designed to provide long-term residential care and twenty-four-hour supportive services in a community environment that maximizes residents' independence while ensuring their physical and emotional security and well-being. This 90 unit residence will provide housing for 54 individuals referred by the NYC Human Resources Administration (HRA) and the rest 36 units will be apartments for moderate-income households.

The Program Director will provide leadership and direction for both staff and residents. The successful candidate will have strong leadership, communication and management skills along with experience working with individuals diagnosed with co-occurring disorders and/or trauma, as well as relevant New York City and State agencies, and funding sources.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversee day-to-day operations of the supportive housing program including implementation of the fiscal, programmatic and administrative procedures
  • Responsible for the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of the administrative, clinical, building maintenance, and residential services of the program 
  • Monitor program budget and contracts and ensure that proper documentation is provided for all expenses and accounts
  • Oversee the intake process and ensure the program is operating at full capacity at all times
  • Provide 24-hour on-call crisis intervention when needed
  • Provide trainings to staff on harm reduction, substance abuse, mental health and trauma informed care
  • Ensure compliance with DOHMH contract and performance standards
  • Responsible for the completion of various reports as required by DOHMH and The Doe Fund
  • Provide supervision to clinical staff and ensure that staff is providing adequate supportive case management services to the residents
  • Conduct performance evaluations on all supervisees
  • Facilitate staff meetings, clinical meetings, and resident community meetings
  • Conduct internal audits and quality assurance checks to ensure timely and accurate completion and submission of all required documentation
  • Establish and maintain relationships with other agencies and community organizations
  • Perform other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Master’s degree in Psychology, Mental Health Counseling, Social Work or a relevant field
  • At least 5 years of experience working with homeless individuals diagnosed with serious mental illness and/or substance abuse and/or in trauma settings
  • Expertise in Evidence-Based Practice including Critical Time Intervention, Motivational Interviewing, and Harm Reduction techniques 
  • Strong leadership skills, including outstanding organizational and time management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to inspire and motivate staff and residents
  • Excellent clinical and case management skills
  • Sensitivity to community issues and needs
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written
  • Strong ethical standards, confidentiality and personal integrity
  • Computer proficiency (i.e., email, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

Submit your application for review. To apply to this position, please visit the following link: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=36649787-97b0-4130-b8d5-6cf311accabb&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=381094&source=CC2&lang=en_US

Before you go, we want to assure you that we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace reflective of individuals who share our mission and who want to join us in working on the cutting-edge of important social issues. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and we highly encourage applications from candidates regardless of race, color, citizenship, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran or reservist status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law

The Doe Fund is a leading New York City non-profit organization that operates the enormously visible Ready, Willing & Able program, whose participants clean over 170 miles of streets and sidewalk every day. With a $50 million budget, 400…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Managerial

Salary

Up to $75,000USD

Location

On-site
Bronx, NY, USA

How to Apply

To apply to this position, please visit the following link: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=36649787-97b0-4130-b8d5-6cf311accabb&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=381094&source=CC2&lang=en_US

To apply to this position, please visit the following link: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid…

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