Program Coordinator II Youth Services
Youth Services | Los Angeles, CA | Full Time
Helping Our Most Vulnerable Change Their Life Stories
Volunteers of America is a non-profit human services organization committed to serving people in need, strengthening families, and building communities. VOA - LA provides 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. Learn more at www.voala.org.
JOB SUMMARY AND PURPOSE
The Program Coordinator II provides experience-based competencies and administrative assistance to further efforts of the program staff to fulfill the contracted goals and objectives.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Achieve grant objectives by supervising the program staff, providing expertise, and monitoring service delivery, while providing information to the Program Manager, highlighting progress in reaching goals;
- Provides direct supervision of professional and operational staff
- Advisor and mentor to staff, while performing organizational tasks
- Analyzes and resolves problems, interprets policy, demonstrates solid subject matter knowledge
- Conducts weekly case conferencing and monthly case files audits with staff to assist participant progress, and assure records are complete and accurate;
- Monitor program compliance to VOALA policies and required procedures; maintains documentation of all program procedures;
- Assist the Program Manager with implementing policies, procedures and forms that facilitate the effective operation of intensive case management and delivery of high-quality services – train and mentor staff
- Steward of program assets and budget oversees asset protection measures
- Coordinate outreach and collaboration efforts with community partners and stakeholders
- Other duties as assigned
- Must be able to pass a fingerprint clearance, background check, including criminal history, personal references, employment and education verifications
- Valid California driver’s license, acceptable proof of automobile insurance, and/or reliable mode of transportation
- Bachelor’s Degree
- Or equivalent education and experience (4 years)
- 2 years of experience of supervisory experience in a social services organization; leading programs, projects or staff
- Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Strong written and oral communication skills
- Must be flexible and willing to work weekends/evenings as necessary
- Proven Expertise in relevant subject matter
- Able Public Speaker
- Able to provide valuable expertise to senior management while mentoring junior staff
- Able to organize and schedule team’s caseload, support efforts of subordinates towards program goals
- Ability to coach and mentor staff
- Demonstrated ability to perform under circumstances of possible emotional stress and conflict, including dealing with un-cooperative clients.
- Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards, with or without reasonable accommodation, including meeting qualitative and quantitative productivity standards.
- Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards.
- Client-focused, prompt, collaborative, team player, adaptable, communicator, highly organized, consistent, compassionate
- Master’s Degree in Social Work or discipline related to program services
- Prior experience as a supervisor or team leader managing 5 or more individuals
- Experience developing reports for grant applications
- Experience meeting with public funders
- Knowledgeable on community resources
- Familiar working with HMIS database
- Able to work with diverse people from various backgrounds and/or language barrier
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
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