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Program Manager - Clinical Treatment GPD - Anaheim

Adult Services | Anaheim, 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. Learn more at


Under general supervision of the Assistant Director, the Program Manager will:

  • Direct a full range of professional and para-professional employees in efficient program operations (40 bed Veteran Residential Facility)
  • Evaluate program effectiveness and make recommendations to senior management for program changes and improvements
  • Advise senior management regarding future program direction
  • Develop and maintain inter-agency and community relationships
  • Collaborate with other Adult Services program staff to formulate plans for effective program activities
  • Coordinate in-service training events for staff
  • Monitor program compliance to funding sources' regulations as well as internal policies and procedures



  • Master’s Degree in Social Work or Counseling


  • At least 2 years of experience in supervisory/management role
  • At least 2 years of experience working with veterans, people in recovery and/or homeless individuals
  • Prior experience as a supervisor or team leader managing 10 or more individuals with diverse backgrounds
  • Crisis resolution and problem-solving under stressful conditions


  • Homeless veteran population
  • Substance Use and Recovery
  • Familiarity and ease working with issues related to homelessness, substance abuse, mental health diagnosis, and history of trauma
  • Basic knowledge of psychosocial treatment modalities, especially cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy skills training (DBT), motivational interviewing (MI), relapse prevention (RP), Seeking Safety preferred

Technology Skills:

  • Proven working knowledge of Microsoft Office; ability to learn and use program-specific software

Skills and Abilities:

  • Effective written and oral communications skills (English)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • United States Veteran Strongly Preferred
  • ASW or AMFT
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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