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Job Title: Assistant Program Director
Location: New River Valley
State: Virginia
Close Date 13 Apr 2017
Position Description:

This position is responsible to support the Program Director with hiring and training new employees, providing supervision of staff, and communicating weekly performance to the Director.  Also responsible to perform intakes, coordinate client staffing to manage the delivery of client service hours to ensure maximum and appropriate levels of weekly services while managing compliance with all regulations.


Job Details:

Status: Full Time Salary                         FLSA Classification: Exempt      

  

Company Information: Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. (YAP) is one of the largest non-profit Youth and Family Support agencies working with high-risk youth and their families in the United States. Currently, YAP employs more than 2,000 dedicated workers and serves approximately 10,000 families per year.  Our mission is to engage human service systems so that they rely less on institutional care and invest more in supporting families and neighborhoods. We currently work with child welfare, juvenile justice, behavioral health, disability, and education systems to develop and offer community-based alternatives for the highest risk children, young people, young adults and families.

 

Summary of Position:  This position is responsible to support the Program Director with hiring and training new employees, motivating and providing supervision of staff, and communicating weekly performance to the Director.  Also responsible to perform intakes, coordinate client staffing to manage the delivery of client service hours to ensure maximum and appropriate levels of weekly services while managing compliance with all YAP and referring authority requirements.  Position requires a commitment to strength based, culturally competent and unconditional care philosophy  Direct service and coverage required that includes availability to support staff and families as well as group work.  Knowledge of child welfare systems, mental health practices, juvenile justice systems, and budgetary concepts are needed.  Creativity and pro-active planning are essential to this position. 

Required Qualifications:

 

Qualifications/Requirements: Licensed Mental Health Professional or LMHP under supervision required. Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services will be considered. Three to Five years related experience/training in youth services, child welfare, juvenile justice, community programs, or program development. At least one year related experience/training in management/supervision.  

 

Position requires reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, and car insurance limits of $100,000/$300,000 bodily injury liability. This position requires background checks to be completed. 

 

Benefits Available: Medical/Prescription, Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability, AFLAC, Paid time off, Holiday Pay, and 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan.

 

Contact information: Please submit cover letter, resume, and three professional and two personal references to: ATTN: nrv@yapinc.org

 

 

Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

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