Job Type

Full Time


Details: Competitive Salary



Start Date:



New York
United States


BronxWorks helps individuals and families improve their economic and social well-being. From toddlers to seniors, we feed, shelter, teach, and support our neighbors to build a stronger community. In all aspects of our work, we strive for the highest ethical and performance standards and is guided by the belief that people are to be treated with dignity and respect regardless of their present situation or past experiences. We have 34 locations throughout the borough providing a variety of programs that offer assistance in the areas of family, children and youth support, educational services, elder care, homelessness, mental health and workforce development. We are an employer of choice for anyone interested in a meaningful career in the social services field.


BronxWorks is hiring 1 Program Director for Children and Youth Department.


The Department of Children and Youth seeks a Program Director at the Jill Chaifetz Transfer School (JCTS) to manage the Learning to Work (LTW) program along with the Attendance Improvement Dropout Prevention (AIDP) program and attached Mental Health Grant. JCTS is a Community School. The director is responsible for managing all contracts/budgets and overall supervisory responsibilities including but not limited to program planning, execution and attainment of contracted goals, reporting, staff supervision and development. The director will oversee student enrollment and the intake process of prospective students. The director is the primary collaborative partner with the school principal and administrative staff for CBO contracts. Candidate should have extensive experience with (adolescents and/or older youth) with at least 3 years of program management experience. Work hours are 8a to 4 p. Some evenings and overnights will be required. Master’s degree preferred: Public Administration, Education, Licensed in Social Work, Law, Business or related field.




  • BA, MA Degree are preferred for this opening
  • 3 years minimum program management experience
  • Strong program administration skills including supervisory skills, grant writing, budget development and management



BronxWorks offers a variety of benefits to full-time salaried employees as well as part-time salaried employees who work at least 20 hours per week year-round.

  • Generous paid time off for personal, vacation, parental, and medical leave
  • 12 paid holidays.
  • Comprehensive medical, and life insurance coverage care for employees and their families, at little or no cost to employees.
  • A pension plan that is 100% employer paid
  • Two tax deferred annuity plans and employee assistance in maximizing the pension plan and tax deferred annuity plans to prepare for retirement.
  • TransitChek – Employees may use TransitChek to have money taken out of their pretax salaries to pay for their public transportation commute.
  • Free and confidential assessment, counseling, and referral service, to assist employees and their families with a wide range of personal problems.

ADDITIONALLY, BronxWorks Offers

  • A comprehensive monthly training calendar
  • Access to some scholarship opportunities
  • Non-financial support and internship opportunities for employees who return to school, particularly for their Master of Social Work degrees



BronxWorks seeks to build an inclusive organization grounded in respect for differences. We support all aspects of diversity, and in accordance with federal, state and local laws, does not discriminate unlawfully against employees and applicants for employment on the basis of age, color, creed, disability, marital status, military status, national origin (including ancestry), predisposing genetic characteristic, race, sex, gender, actual or perceived sexual orientation (including actual or perceived heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality and asexuality), status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other characteristic protected by law. This commitment applies to all terms, conditions and privileges of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and employee development, placement, promotion, demotion, upgrading, downgrading, transfer, layoff and termination.

Level of Language Proficiency

Advanced-level professional competency in written and spoken English language is required. Authorization to work in the United States for any employer is mandatory.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Email resume and cover letter to and include Jill Chaifetz Program Director in the subject line.