About the Role
As the Program Manager for our Family and Youth Success (FAYS) Program, you impact the lives of our program participants by leading the FAYS team in providing programmatic services and professional resources to program participants.
What You’ll Do
As a member of our team you will have an impact on our clients through accomplishment of the following responsibilities:
- Oversee and administer all aspects of the FAYS program to meet the physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs of our program participants.
- Oversee and monitor program administration, documentation, and record retention to ensure compliance with contracts.
- Analyze program needs; develop, modify, and implement changes in programs to meet changing needs, and demonstrate operational competence in managing resources.
- Lead in the development and preparation of documents necessary to procure the FAYS contract during contract renewals and re-procurement.
- Develop and manage the budget effectively and ensure budget compliance with contracts.
- Recommend and initiate emergency shelter and placement when necessary and provide appropriate case documentation.
- Provide training to FAYS Case Managers in crisis intervention and individual, group, and family interactions.
- Monitor and review client action plans to ensure compliance with program guidelines.
- Attend home and school visits with FAYS Case Managers.
- Submit required Quarterly Reports, Corrective Action Plans and Annual Reports to PEI staff.
- Source, hire, supervise monitor, evaluate and provide direction to FAYS team members, guide their professional development and communicate goals and objectives.
- Conduct staff meetings regularly, attend training sessions and educational seminars, serve as a collaborative partner on internal and external committees, assist in presenting at meetings, and facilitate training as required.
- Serve as a liaison to the community and speak on behalf of Buckner to cultivate relationships with service providers, agencies, and organizations in order to enhance the delivery of services to our program participants.
What You’ll Bring to the Team
To be successful in this role and a great addition to our team we need you to come with the following:
- Bachelor’s degree in Behavior Science, Social Work or Human Service field;
- Minimum of 2 years prior related experience working with youth and families using a family preservation model;
- Prior supervisory experience;
- Ability to speak, read, and write in English and excellent public speaking skills;
- Ability to successfully communicate in a professional manner with a multi-ethnic population vase in the community;
- Ability to perform tasks with little supervision and ability to effectively manage a team through influence as opposed to authority;
- Proficient working knowledge of budgetary management;
- Age 21 with a valid driver's license and a clean driving record so you can be insured on the Buckner insurance and provide transportation as needed. Requires personal transportation to provide services throughout the local community;
- Ability to work evenings and weekends and be on-call as needed, and ability to travel to various geographic regions with overnight stays;
- Ability to work with clients from all racial, social-economic, and religious backgrounds; and
- A professional commitment to Christian principles so as to perform tasks and responsibilities in alignment with Buckner’s mission, vision, and values.
In addition to the amazing qualifications and experiences listed above, if we had our say, we would also look for:
- Master’s Degree in Behavior Science, Social Work, Human Services, or related field; and
- Ability to speak, read, and write in Spanish.
At Buckner one of the ways we show value to our team members is by offering the following perks:
- Medical and Dental benefits for employees and their eligible dependents;
- Life insurance;
- Short Term and Long Term Disability benefits;
- Paid Time Off and Holidays;
- Paid Parental Leave;
- Retirement Savings Plan; and
- The 5Star Fun Benefit: encourages employees to spread good cheer to their co-workers and others, creating a happy, healthy environment for all!
The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants – with respect. Buckner is an equal opportunity employer (EEO is the law). You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status in consideration for a career at Buckner.