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Program Coordinator (CalVIP)

Adult Services | Compton, CA | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

Volunteers of America of Greater Los Angeles is a large, national not-for-profit organization founded in 1896. We provide a variety of social services to Los Angeles area communities such as Head Start programs, Upward Bound college prep programs, veterans’ services, homeless shelters, low-income housing program as well as drug and alcohol rehabilitation. VOALA is a flexible but hard-working organization. Learn more at www.voala.org.

City of Compton/VOALA CalVIP program provides comprehensive employment and life skills training and mentoring to prepare at-risk transition-aged youth (ages 18-25) for stable, independent lives outside of gang involvement. The program coordinator will oversee program implementation, including supervision of case managers/job developers, relationship building with employers and training partners, and coordination of mentoring activities. 

Responsibilities:

  • Address intake and assessments, services planning, service delivery and goal attainment
  • Participate in defining procedures to enhance effectiveness and efficiencies of program operation; serves in key role for ground-level program start up including strategic planning and program implementation
  • Manage day-to-day operations of case managers/job developers' participant goals, objective and Individual Career plans; may maintain a limited caseload
  • Conducts weekly case conferencing and monthly case files audits to assure participant records are complete and accurate
  • Monitor program compliance to VOALA policies and required procedures; maintains documentation of all program procedures
  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate staff
  • Meet with staff regularly to provide supervision and provide program support
  • Coordinate in-service training events for program staff
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university preferred
  • At least 2 years of experience of case management preferred
  • Prior experience as a supervisor or team leader managing individuals with diverse backgrounds
  • Demonstrated proficiency in MS Word and Excel as well as Internet use
  • Effective written and oral communications skills
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and dependable transportation with adequate vehicle insurance
  • Must be comfortable and able to work with at risk transition aged youth (18-25)
  • Must be willing to travel 25% of the time
Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law