PRO YOUTH AND FAMILIES
Title: Project Director
Reports to: President & CEO
Description: The Project Director will lead a team of non-profit organizations to collectively develop and implement the Youth & Family Collective Workforce Navigation Program. The goal of this program is to provide systems navigation and job placement services for communities impacted by the War on Drugs. This position reports directly to the President & CEO.
- Lead the execution of goals and objectives as outlined in the YFC Project Charter.
- Develop systems, processes and tools to effectively implement and manage collaborative project encompassing community outreach, navigation services with focus on reentry, skill development, and job placement.
- Develop and implement project communication plan.
- Organize and lead regular team meetings with project staff as well as executive leadership of collaborating organizations.
- Assist Chief Financial Officer with the fiscal management of the grant
- Work closely with Evaluation Consultant to build and sustain the implementation of an evaluation plan and assure the collection of project data.
- Work with Workforce Navigation team to write and prepare monthly reports required by the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development.
- Attend community meetings, conferences and social events related to project as needed in order to create and maintain relationships with community members and partners of the project.
- Maintains accurate record and documentation of program functions including but not limited to, memorandums of understanding, grants, and program reports.
- Work with the Community Development Director to create awareness of the Workforce Navigation Project through marketing campaigns and grant opportunities.
- Oversee completion of program annual goals.
- Work alongside the Youth & Family Collective to build knowledge of best practices for Collective Impact.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Issues related to low opportunity communities, in particular those which relate to reentry, substance abuse, barriers to employment, trauma, mental illness, violence, ethnic & culture and geographic differences and the subsequent problems.
- Project Management practices and tools
- The educational system, including public schools, continuing education, GED programs, vocational/technical schools, and colleges.
- Youth Development Principals and Practices.
- Preventative measures to prevent youth from disengaging from their community.
- Knowledge of diversity, equity and inclusion practices.
Demonstrated Ability To:
- Communicate and work effectively with program staff, requiring tact, diplomacy, discretion and maintaining confidentiality.
- Analyze situations and carry out appropriate and effective action based on established procedures.
- Work independently, set priorities, develop goals and actively seek out program resources.
- Operate a car with valid California Drivers License.
- Experience with managing social service programs
- Experience working with multi-disaplinary teams
- Experience working with diverse populations
- Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university preferred.
Location and Work Hours:
- Work is performed at Fruit Ridge Community Collaborative, 4625 44th Street, Sacramento, CA 95820.
- Work hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Occasional evening and weekends may be required
Send cover letter and resume to Staci Anderson:
email@example.com / 916-576-3300
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