Associate Program Director - Little House

Peninsula Volunteers Inc.
Menlo Park, California
Aug 13, 2019
Sep 12, 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Experience Level

About Peninsula Volunteers Inc.

Founded in 1947, Peninsula Volunteers, Inc (PVI) is a community-based, non-profit organization that develops and administers programs and services for the aging population of the mid-peninsula region, providing over 1,000 hot meals every week to the home bound through Meals on Wheels, and touching over 4500 households through our programs at Little House, The Roslyn G. Morris Activity Center and Rosener House Adult Day Services. With a budget of $5M, PVI has led the nation in developing programs to support the welfare of the older adult members of our community. It is supported by private philanthropy, public grants and fees.

POSITION OVERVIEW:The Little House Associate Director has primary responsibility for the overall management of Little House, with a goal of increasing the financially sustainable use of the facility into the future while meeting the needs of the community by determining program content offerings that will attract adults of all ages.


In conjunction with the CEO, create and implement annual and longer-term plans with dollar goals, objectives, and strategies for identifying upcoming trends in innovative programming / services for today's seniors.

Participate and collaborate with peer organizations in the communities we serve.

Represent PVI in the larger community.

Budgets and Reports:

Create, monitor and report on the Little House program budget and goals in connection to PVI’s organizational budget and goals.

Develop, implement, and oversee new business model for Little House.


Coordinate with Little House Committee and other volunteer committees, as they organize special events for Little House members and guests.

Provide leadership and/or support at PVI fundraising events.


Manage and direct the day-to day operations of Little House

In conjunction with the Marketing Coordinator, create and maintain marketing plan for Little House

Supervise member recruitment and retention

Research new trends and practices regarding older adult activities nation-wide. Implement.

Database and Reporting:

Oversee accurate and timely tracking, reporting, and acknowledgement of all contributions and ensure the accuracy and timeliness of all Little House programs / members / participation.

Management of Mind/Body database.

Manage transportation data-base (lyft).

Staff Management:

Directly supervise a staff of 8 including Fitness Coordinator, Membership and Guest Services Coordinator, and Program Coordinator.

Supervise contractors, interns and volunteers working on development and communications; coordinate with programs and administrative staff, as needed. Provide leadership, clear objectives and foster a strong sense of teamwork and community.


Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

Minimum of 4 to 6 years progressively increasing responsibility in program development & management, with experience in adult social/recreational/educational/health programs desirable.

Knowledge and ability to use computer systems and programs – proficiency in MS Office. PowerPoint, Financial Edge, Raiser’s Edge, Publisher experience a plus.

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