POSITION TITLE: Coordinator of Don’t Fall Down in the Hood Program (DFDITH)
Reports to: Executive Director
Education: Minimum education, BSW, BA degree (Masters preferred), in social work administration, Criminal Justice, a related human service area, and relevant experience in education and/or sociology. (Please note: According to the professional/personal relevant experiences of the candidate, the attainment of the aforementioned education requirement may and/or can be adjusted.)
Experience and Qualifications: Two-five years’ experience either in non-profit or community-based human services. Demonstrated ability to problem solve. Experience in supervising staff in a variety of roles and skilled at working respectfully with diverse populations. Good computer, verbal, and written communication skills. Ability to work as a contributing team member and to work independently. Well-developed organizational skills and ability to prioritize and delegate when necessary. Can identify staff and organizational development needs and use good judgement in requesting assistance. (Please note: Personal/community-based level of experience of documented interactions with violence/trauma and/or will be highly considered.)
Position Details: Responsible for all day-to-day DFDITH program activities, including, supervision and development/management of staff, identifying and meeting the needs of youth and their families. Must render all four Clearances blemish-free along with a Health Assessment from a licensed Medical Personnel. Evening and some weekend hours required. Travel required in and around the City of Philadelphia (Must own car with valid driver’s license).
- Supervise/manage the entire day-to-day operation of the DFDITH program, to include but not limited to: Scheduling staff to represent DFDITH at Philadelphia youth Study Center (PJJSC), Philadelphia Family Court and at similar legal entities; screening/orienting court committed youth/their family members to the program guidelines of DFDITH/Court Orders/etc.; assisting in the screening/hiring of all staff; participating in and scheduling staff orientations; conducting weekly individual staff supervisions; conducting monthly staff meetings, etc.
- Manage the development of all program components such as parent meetings, conflict/life skills/homework assistance in-house, area/in-house professional developments, etc.
- Ensure all stipulated contracted terms/conditions, bench marks, quotas, etc. are met as agreed upon by administration.
- Participate in all DHS/IDAAY trainings/meetings as required.
- Participate in all IDAAY administrative/system-wide relevant meetings/activities/etc.
- Develop relevant community-based resources/partnerships that would improve/enhance program services/resources to referred youth and their families.
- Attend relevant external meetings and conferences in and around the IDAAY’s geographical service areas.
- Prepare/present relevant reports on-time as needed
- Perform all other relevant professional functions as requested.
- Amend program deliverables according to specific budget appropriations.
Public Relations: Regular contact with all community partners, Philadelphia Department of Human Services (DHS), Philadelphia Family Court, Philadelphia Youth Study Center, Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office, area schools (in particular, the assigned ones), and collaborating agencies.
Interested candidates should forward their resume to: Executive Director, Institute for the Development of African-American Youth, Inc., Post Office Box 2061, Philadelphia, PA 19103; send by facsimile to 215.235.9128; or email to email@example.com