Program Director (Supportive Services for Veteran Families, SSVF)


Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $58,000.00
Maximum: $62,000.00

Published:

04/11/2018

Application Deadline:

04/19/2018

Address

90 Beaver Street
Brooklyn
New York
11206
United States

Description

POSITION

Program Director


EMPLOYMENT TYPE

Regular FT – 35 hours/week


SALARY

$58,000-62,000


REPORTS TO

VP of Empowerment


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program is a start-up initiative funded by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. The goals of the program are to (1) assist homeless veteran families to leave shelters and secure affordable housing and (2) prevent at-risk veteran families from becoming homeless. The Program Director will lead a team, consisting of a Resource Specialist and Case Managers, to implement a nationally recognized program aimed at providing housing stability and support to veteran families. 

  • Oversee all outreach, eviction prevention, and rehousing from shelter services
  • Develop a collaborative approach with employees to accomplish the program’s objectives
  • Provide day to day guidance, support, troubleshooting, and leadership
  • Establish a monitoring and evaluation plan to ensure effectiveness of operations
  • Facilitate meetings and trainings with staff to develop best practices in the program
  • Build and maintain relationships with partner agencies including the VA
  • Participate in management meetings to address program challenges
  • Evaluate staff performance and recruit new employees as needed
  • Contribute to program reports and develop website content
  • Participate in the ongoing development of the program and center
  • Maintain an effective and collaborative relationship with Help USA and other funding agencies
  • Ensure all data entered in HMIS is accurate and maintains accurate trackers related to program operations
  • Engage in the arrangement, coordination, monitoring, and delivery of services to SSVF program participants
  • Implement innovate programmatic changes to enhance the SSVF program model
  • Other duties as required by the Director of Empowerment Services and the Vice President of Empowerment


COMPETENCIES 

  • Demonstrated management experience
  • A commitment to social justice and experience working for non-profit organizations
  • Ability to conceptualize challenges and communicate creative solutions
  • Significant Case management experience required, preferably providing homelessness prevention and/or rehousing services
  • Experience providing services to veterans is a significant advantage
  • Community residents and veterans strongly encouraged to apply

Benefits


  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Benefits:
  • Accident, Disability and Specified Disease (Cancer) Insurance:
  • Pension Plan:
  • Tax-Deferred Annuity
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Commuter Benefits Plan (CBP)
  • Workers’ Compensation Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Holidays: The RiseBoro observes 12 holidays, annually


Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Please send your resume and cover letter to Kesha Jagdeo, Director of Empowerment Services, kjagdeo@riseboro.org.


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