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Position Title:                       Matching Grant Program Officer

Department/Division:            Community Integration Programs

Reports to:                             Associate Director

Status:                                    Full-Time/Exempt

Location:                               Arlington, Virginia


ECDC was established in 1983 as a community-based organization (CBO) to respond to the needs of a growing Ethiopian community in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. In 1991, ECDC became the first CBO authorized by the Department of State to resettle refugees through a network of African CBOs located across the U.S. Since then, ECDC has resettled over 59,000 refugees through a via affiliates and branch offices.

 

The Matching Grant Program is a public/private partnership program funded through the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR). The program helps refugees and other ORR-eligible populations overcome barriers and obtain jobs within 120 to 180 days of the program service period and become financially independent and self-sufficient without accessing state cash assistance programs. ECDC has been successfully administering the program since 1995.


Job Summary: Under the supervision of the Associate Director for Community Integration Programs, the Program Officer (PO) supports ECDC's affiliates and branch offices achieve programmatic compliance and refugee employment and self-sufficiency goals through training, technical assistance, monitoring and evaluation.

 

Key Responsibilities

Affiliate Support

·        Serves as the primary contact person for assigned MG sites.

·        Conducts monthly and quarterly conference calls with MG affiliates; maintains regular communication with network agencies.

·        Identifies and coordinates the provision of training and technical assistance to affiliate MG staff; provides regular, ongoing program guidance and policy analysis; designs and/or updates training materials; and implements online training using tools such as ProProfs.

·        Provides onboarding materials to new MG program staff in affiliate sites and follows up to ensure comprehension of MG program guidelines and policies.

·        Oversees, schedules, and conducts on-site and routine desk monitoring of ECDC’s MG sites to ensure compliance, document findings and prepare and submit monitoring reports in a timely manner.

·        Coordinates and prepares MG sites for an ORR site or desk monitoring, including working with affiliates on their monitoring report response.

·        Analyzes MG program outcomes; presents trends to the Associate Director and affiliate staff to assist them identify areas requiring performance improvements.

·        Develops compliance guidelines for MG affiliates based on the review of program requirements, manuals, outcomes, and analysis of monitoring results.


Program Support

·        Assists in MG proposal writing as well as affiliates budget and local site designs development.

·        Assists in MG semi-annual program progress, annual, and final closeout reporting.

·        Work with grants management staff to reviews monthly affiliate financial reports, ensuring the appropriate use of federal funds and correct allocation of in-kind contributions.

·        Reviews and verifies monthly affiliate enrollment rosters.

·        Assists in creating/updating Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and other materials related to the MG Program for both HQ and affiliates use.

·        Conducts annual training needs assessments of MG affiliates.

·        Attends meetings, conferences and training related to the MG program, as needed; represents ECDC and participates in external meetings and working groups.


Staff Supervision

·        Assists in intern recruitment and project management.


Other Responsibilities

·        Assists in the planning, preparation for, and implementation of ECDC’s annual national training for ECDC’s resettlement affiliates, and associated training, events, conferences and meetings.

·        Handle other tasks when requested.


Qualifications and Experience

·        Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree preferred.

·        At least two years of work experience in refugee resettlement, employment, case management programs.

·        Experience in program/project management.

·        Experience in creating and providing in-person and web-based training.

·        Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

·        Ability to work independently and as a team member.

·        Demonstrated ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point, the Internet and online database systems.

·        Ability to use technologies such as Microsoft Teams, Google Docs, Survey Monkey, etc. and online training tools such as ProProfs.

·        Ability to manage multiple assignments and provide “error-free” work.

·        Ability to plan and manage work to meet deadlines occasionally under limited time constraints.

·        Ability to travel to affiliate sites for monitoring and evaluation.

Position Title:                       Matching Grant Program Officer

Department/Division:            Community Integration Programs

Reports to:                             Associate Director

Status:                                    Full-Time/Exempt

Location:                               Arlington, Virginia


ECDC was established in 1983 as a…

Resumo dos Detalhes

  • Comprometimento de Tempo
    Carga Horária Integral
  • Data de Início
    13 de dezembro de 2021
  • Prazo para Inscrições
    3 de dezembro de 2021
  • Educação
    Ensino Superior Requerido
  • Nível profissional
    Profissional
Salário
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Benefícios

BENEFITS. ECDC offers an excellent benefits package including health, dental, life and disability insurance, paid holidays, vacations and sick days as well as a generous retirement plan. 

BENEFITS. ECDC offers an excellent benefits package including health, dental, life and disability insurance, paid holidays, vacations and sick days as well as a generous…

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901 S Highland St, Arlington, VA 22204, USA

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TO APPLY. Submit by fax, mail, or e-mail: (1) a cover letter; (2) a résumé; and (3) a short writing sample (2-3 pages) solely authored by the candidate; (4) three professional references; and (5) salary requirement via email to hr@ecdcus.org No telephone inquiries, please.

 

 

 

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