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Program Director

Company: Girls Inc. of Tarrant County
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: November 27, 2022

Job Description:

Now offering a sign-on bonus! Day 1 Receive: $100 Day 30 Receive: $100 Day 60 Receive: $100 Do you want a career that makes a true and lasting difference in the world? Are you ready to join an organization where you can change the trajectory of a girl's life? Imagine all girls empowered to be strong, smart, and bold. That's exactly what we do at Girls Inc. of Tarrant County! Our programs promote health, education, career readiness, and independence. Through advocating for girls and their futures, we reduce barriers in their lives that stem from violence, poverty, and inequity that they encounter at home, at school, in relationships, online, or in their community. Our unique combination of life-changing mentoring relationships, a pro-girl culture, and research-based programming equip girls to be healthy, educated, and empowered.At Girls Inc. of Tarrant County, you'll find professional development and personal fulfillment. The work can be challenging, but the girls and their successes make it all worthwhile. At Girls Inc., you can truly make a difference in the lives of at-risk girls!Join us on Facebook at /girlsinctarrant to see the amazing work being done in your community! At Girls Inc. of Tarrant County, diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity applies to both our workforce and the girls we serve. You might be interested in our newest opportunity of Program Director. Read more below! Position Title: Program Director Category/FLSA Status: Full-Time, Exempt Supervisor: Program Manager Supervises: Interns and Volunteers Position Summary: The Program Director is responsible for program development, facilitation, and reporting, as well as the supervision of interns and volunteers in their assigned program area. This position is roughly 30% administrative and 70% program facilitation. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Project Management and Reporting: Gather and track data to complete weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual grant reporting as assigned. Collect agency-required paperwork on program participants; submit accurate and timely program data in current agency database. Inform supervisor and other necessary staff of problems, concerns, needs, and trends. Program Administration: Facilitate agency-approved programs as assigned. Explore students' changing interests and developmental needs to stay informed of changes. Utilize agency resources to develop coordinated, effective programs. Assess programs periodically to ensure relevancy. Meet periodically with parents to explain programs and keep them updated on students' progress; inform them of their students' problems, concerns, and needs; encourage family involvement. Stimulate interest and enthusiasm within the community for program; explain agency programs to interested individuals and groups. Build community contacts to expand agency services. Initiate and cooperate in inter-agency collaborative efforts; serve as an advocate for participants. Communicate with teachers, school personnel, and counselors regularly. Lead special projects and initiatives as assigned. Staff and Volunteer Supervision: Supervise assigned interns and volunteers. Utilize volunteers in program delivery; ensure volunteers receive appropriate training; assess and recognize volunteers' efforts. Encourage staff and volunteers to be creative and innovative; inspire and motivate them to explore new and different approaches to keep programs flexible and responsive. Agency Mission and Goals: Understand and support the mission of the organization; commit to elevating mission effectiveness. Represent the agency with professionalism, integrity, and a commitment to excellence always. Participate in goal setting for program objectives, strategies, and tactics. Related Agency Activities: Participate in periodic assessment of own performance; develop professional goals and objectives. Participate in staff meetings, town halls, conferences, and 1:1's with supervisor; work collaboratively with team to meet goals. Participate in fundraising, volunteer engagements, and agencywide events as directed. Engage in approved continuing education opportunities as appropriate. Serve as an ambassador for the agency. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree, with courses in social work, education, psychology, and/or sociology; special consideration may be given for equivalent certifications, experience, and personal qualifications. Work experience in youth services or related field and facilitation skills Ability to work independently as well as on a team. Skill in working with diverse clients, staff, and communities; ability to facilitate cooperative work. Ability to communicate with youth and foster their involvement and participation in program planning, problem solving, and decision-making. Ability to inspire, stimulate, and encourage creativity and innovation. Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs. Ability to work some evenings and weekends. Ability to provide professional references and clear extensive background checks. Possess reliable transportation and a valid Texas driver's license. Preferred Qualifications: Bilingual in Spanish a plus Physical Requirements and Work Environment: This position requires the ability to operate company vehicle for events, clients, and staff, assist with phones, computers, and other office equipment, and the physical ability to perform light lifting. This person must be able to communicate effectively with program participants. Work is typically performed in an office or classroom setting, and may involve standing, stooping, bending, and walking. However, the agency will make accommodations when necessary. This person may be required to travel to various locations throughout Tarrant County. Generally, the working conditions have little or no exposure to extremes in safety hazards or hazardous materials. Equal Employment Opportunity: Girls Inc. of Tarrant County provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other discrimination prohibited by law. The agency complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and ordinances prohibiting employment discrimination. Salary Range: $40,000-$45,000 based upon skills, and experience.Job Type: Full-timePay: $40,000.00 - $45,000.00 per yearBenefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Employee assistance program Employee discount Flexible spending account Health insurance Health savings account Life insurance Paid time off Parental leave Tuition reimbursement Vision insuranceSchedule: Monday to Friday Weekend availabilitySupplemental pay types: Signing bonusLicense/Certification: Driver's License (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Girls Inc. of Tarrant County, Fort Worth , Program Director, Executive , Fort Worth, Texas

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