Program Director

Livermore, California
Apr 13, 2021
May 13, 2021
Focus Areas
Position Type
Part Time
Degree Level
Experience Level

All work is 100% remote at this time. Once COVID restrictions lifted, meeting will be conducted in-person in Livermore from 6pm-8pm on Tuesdays, weekly. 

Partners for Change Tri-Valley

Position:  Program Director

Responsible to:  Board of Directors via the President

Summary Job Description

The Program Director is a 30-hour week Part-Time position for Partners for Change Tri-Valley, which is a 4-year old nonprofit corporation formed to provide support for those living and coping with poverty. Uniquely, we offer a hand up rather than a hand out. The Program Director is the person most singularly responsible for the execution of the training and support program of the corporation. The Program Director is also involved in community outreach and education, fundraising, and strategic planning. This is an exempt, salaried position.

Priority Duties:

 Works closely with the President and Executive Director to design and execute the Partners program

 Identify, recruit, and screen potential Change Leaders (participants working to change their lives), Allies (support and mentoring volunteers) and other volunteers (food preparation, childcare, transportation, etc.)

 Address Change Leader needs by providing appropriate referrals to other social service resources

 Conduct and create, as needed, training for all Change Leaders and volunteers

 Organize and monitor Partnership Circles of Change Leaders and Allies

 Maintain contact with and coach Change Leaders through their challenging times

 Maintain effective communication within the training and mentoring program and resolve any conflicts that may arise among program participants

 Organize or manage weekly meeting support functions such as food, transportation, and childcare

 Develop information systems and maintain records about program execution and lead the evaluation of the success of various program elements

 Organize weekly groups with delivery of established anti-poverty curriculum

Secondary Duties:

 Develop and maintain internet-based systems for information and communication

 Strategize and participate in building potential partnerships with local, state, and national government officials

 Perform other duties as reasonably required by the Board of Directors to ensure program success

Minimum Qualifications:

 A college degree in education, social services, legal services, or related field

 At least 2 years of work experience related to providing social services related work

 Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, to both small and large groups

 A genuine desire to assemble and work with teams of people from different backgrounds and social classes

Other Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

 Ability to foster positive relationships with program participants, volunteers, board members, and the general public, sometimes in stressful situations

 Ability to effectively lead meetings

 Ability and willingness to work irregular hours, including evenings and weekends when necessary

 Ability to organize and execute tasks with minimal supervision

 Ability to work with and maintain confidential participant information

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