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AchieveAble Program Manager

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Able Works
Modesto, CA
Publicado há 15 dias

Title: AchieveAble Program Manager

Reports to: Regional Managing Director, Central Valley 

Hours: 40 hours per week 

Classification: Full Time Non-Exempt 

Starting Date:  August, 2022

Benefits:  Medical, Vision and Dental, Simple IRA contribution match 

Location: Modesto, CA

Able Works is a faith based, charitable (501(C)(3) non-profit organization based in Menlo Park, CA and Modesto, CA  serving the South Bay and Central Valley regions of California.  Our vision is to live in a society where every individual has the ability to fulfill their greatest human potential. Our mission is to equip individuals with financial education, life skills and assets that enable them to live free from oppression and poverty.

AchieveAble is a flagship program of Able Works.  It is newly introduced to our Central Valley region and  developed to ensure maximum opportunity for higher education and that  graduating high school students who are not attending a 4-year college or university successfully pursue and complete a credential at a local community college (this includes a certificate, an associates degree or transferring to a 4-year college).  

Position Summary: 

The Program Manager is responsible for planning, recruiting  and executing the Able Works  AchieveAble Program in Central Valley. This includes managing the program throughout the project lifecycle, gathering and prioritizing participant, volunteer, school and Able Works requirements, articulating the vision,  and working closely with partners and senior management, to deliver a winning product. It also includes  defining what customer satisfaction is and working with partners and participants to ensure customer satisfaction goals are met.   The Program Manager identifies refinements to the program and contributes to long term planning for all aspects of the program.


Summary of Management Responsibilities of the Program Manager:

  • Planning the overall program and monitoring the progress;
  • Setting goals for the program and the people delivering the program;
  • Developing the criterion for evaluating program success;
  • Managing the budget;
  • Managing the schedule;
  • Managing risks and issues and taking corrective measurements;
  • Managing all individuals who are part of the program delivery team;
  • Managing communication between participants, volunteers and Able Works staff to ensure smooth operations;
  • Aligning the outputs/outcome  with program Goals;
  • Developing and maintaining program documentations such as the program delivery documents, forms for risk control , evaluation documents ;
  • Measuring KPIs and other data analytics to evaluate effectiveness;
  • Incorporating new learnings to further refine and improve programs;

Regular Activities:

Program Delivery:

  • Manage day to day operations of program according to annual plan;
  • Equip all stakeholders to fully understand program model (relevant research, target demographics, program components, expected outcomes and progress indicators);
  • Organize and maintain a system that participants and program delivery people can follow for maximum effectiveness;
  • Maintain schedule of weekly, monthly activities to reach program goals;
  • Communicate regularly with all stakeholders;
  • Be attentive to issues that could present potential problems and plan how to avoid them;
  • Communicate  weekly progress reports and noteworthy items to Managing Director;
  • Develop and manage program budget;
  • Manage established partnerships to ensure program success and sustainability;
  • Evaluate and modify curriculum as needed;

Learning and Evaluation:

  • Develop a measurement plan with Data and Evaluation Team to measure progress toward meeting program outcomes and progress indicators;
  • Oversee collection of data through participant tracker, pre- and post-program surveys, etc.   Ensure staff capture all data in a timely and accurate manner;
  • Attend Data and Evaluation Team meetings on a regular basis to assess progress and learn for opportunities to improve impact;
  • Monitor progress to plan (progress indicators, and expected outcomes);

Staff and Volunteer Management:

  • Develop volunteer strategy to support program as needed;
  • Recruit, train and manage volunteers or interns;

Participant Recruitment:

  • Develop and oversee a recruitment strategy that includes: 
  • Pipeline goals
  • Outreach and marketing materials for partners and/or participants
  • Tracking recruitment activities and progress (pitches, referrals, etc.) 
  • Capturing prospect information (interest forms)

Community Outreach:

  • Identify needed community resources;
  • Speak on behalf of Able Works and AchieveAble at funder, donor and community meetings to increase awareness and funding potential;

Management Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement marketing/outreach plan;
  • Ensure Quality Control of Cohort Experience ;
  • Social cohesiveness of cohorts
  • Cultural relevance
  • Meeting unique needs of each group
  • Ensure data is captured;
  • Review  and  remedy challenging cases;
  • Lead and/or facilitate internal and external meetings;
  • Identify  and train potential leaders for future cohorts;
  • Evaluate and revise program as needed;  
  • Recruit guest speakers;


  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in high school level teaching or youth development  
  • Possess a keen understanding of the unique conditions under-resourced students encounter in their daily lives
  • Basic understanding of finances and financial literacy
  • Confident and outgoing with an ability to inspire and communicate with classroom teachers and volunteers
  • Proven strong communication, written and oral 
  • Fingerprint clearances
  • Valid California Driver’s License
  • Valid TB Test
  • Access to a reliable form of transportation and proof of active car insurance
  • Strong computer skills, familiar with Google Suite, and Mac OS


  • Relationship with and familiarity with schools in Central Valley and partners in the Central Valley education system
  • Teaching Credential
  • Masters degree
  • 2-5 years’ experience in high school level teaching, or youth development work
  • Small group facilitation and individualized coaching a plus
  • Spanish language proficiency
  • Prior experience in working with underserved youth
  • Strong interpersonal skills - interact effectively with people from a wide variety of backgrounds, read situations well, adapt behavior to suit the situation, and develop mutually beneficial relationships

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: Able Works is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Able Works is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Able Works are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Able Works will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Able Works encourages applicants of all ages. Able Works will provide reasonable accommodation to employees who have protected disabilities consistent with local law.

Title: AchieveAble Program Manager

Reports to: Regional Managing Director, Central Valley 

Hours: 40 hours per week 

Classification: Full Time Non-Exempt 

Starting Date:  August, 2022

Benefits:  Medical, Vision and Dental, Simple IRA…

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  • Data de Início
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    15 de agosto de 2022
  • Prazo para Inscrições
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    5 de agosto de 2022
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