Certified Advanced Children, Youth, and Family Social Worker~(C-ACYFSW)
Advocacy / Non-Profit
AGENCY: Homeless Children's Network TITLE: Program Director SCHEDULE: Full-time position, 40 hours per week LOCATION: 3450 3rd Street, Unit 1C, San Francisco, CA 94124 SUPERVISOR: Executive Director SALARY & BENEFITS: Depends upon Experience
Homeless Children's Network is a community-based organization providing mental health, family support, and community education services to children and families who are homeless. This position is responsible for contract compliance, personnel management and writing all program reports. The Program Director provides support and supervision to clinical staff, Clinical Director, Quality Assurance Director and other staff as assigned. The Program Director serves as a bridge between direct service and administrative functions within the agency, in addition to serving as a liaison for communication among collaborative members. The Program Director interfaces with the San Francisco Department of Public Health and other funders, and attends all required meetings, trainings and conferences. S/He/They will communicate with and responds to input from agency staff, clients, affiliated service providers, and funding sources to ensure appropriate and efficient service delivery within all programs. Familiarity and/or experience with nonprofit organizations and homelessness issues are a MUST.
- Mental Health Program development, including program design, policies, and procedures, in coordination with the Executive Director
- Supervision of clinical, community advocacy and case management staff, including direct supervision of Clinical Supervisors and Clinical Director
- Monitoring of program goals, including the maintenance of quality standards of service delivery and tracking of units of service for monthly invoices
- Compliance with agency contracts, including performance objectives, productivity and addressing training needs of staff and interns
- Communication with collaborating agencies regarding coordination of services, including phone contact with collaborating agencies, individual meetings with agency program directors and staff, and facilitation of collaborative group meetings to ensure efficient service delivery
- Oral presentations about the agency for collaborating agencies, conferences, and community events
- Coordination of program evaluation projects and procedures
- Contract monitoring, which includes contract narrative and budget development, tracking units of service, communication with funding source contract managers, reporting procedures, and program review
- Hiring of clinical and administrative staff
- Personnel management
- Reports for contracts under city, state, and private funding sources
- Provide Clinical Supervision to staff and interns when needed, as coverage for Clinical Supervisors
- Must be a licensed mental health professional, LCSW (preferred) or LMFT - At least 3 years of Clinical Supervision experience - Minimum 5 years post-licensure in compliance with BBS standards - At least 3 years of nonprofit program management experience - Experience with Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation - Experience with Medi-Cal documentation standards - Experience with contract compliance in mental health services - Familiarity with mental health systems of care and service delivery models - Familiarity with family homelessness services - Strong verbal and written skills - Ability to supervise and work well with a diverse group of individuals - At least 2 years personnel management experience - People of Color, Allies of People of Color strongly encouraged to apply
HCN'S COMMUNITY CULTURE:
Of all the above important qualifications, without the heartfelt quality of compassion, with exquisite cultural responsiveness as a primary guiding quality, not only of your professional life, but of what you hold dear.
Please bring a strong analysis of how race, ethnicity, culture, language, region, poverty, sexual and gender identity, age, education, opportunities and resources generationally made available or not, and systemic oppressions impact a person's mental health.
Please have stories of your own life and how you have been a mover and shaker to transform these systems.
Please manage and support with qualities of inclusivity, collaboration, continuity, and care out front in your daily interactions and overall leadership style.
Please accept that HCN is a vibrant community that has a legacy that is of interest to you, and is also prompted to grow steadily, and with the respect of what has been done well central in the conversation.
INTERVIEW SUPPORT/HIRING REQUIREMENTS:
We are purposely considering candidates in the local Bay Area, and we are also as vigorously considering candidates nation-wide. If you are located in a part of the country where your work has not familiarize you with the San Francisco system of care, please research our wonderful City. We can share much, and will, however our hiring process will truly look to see if the candidates have assigned time to the local mental health system of care with Department of Public Health, and Department of Children, Youth, and Families, Mayors Office on Housing, and Mayors Office of Homelessness and Supportive Housing, as well as to the local shelters and mental health agencies, including HCN.
There will be some support offered to candidates who pass the initial screening by phone, and screening by video conference, to make an in person interview, if that candidate is out of state and requires support to make the in-person interview.
This position REQUIRES being a licensed mental health professional, LCSW (preferred) or LMFT, with at least 3 years of Clinical Supervision experience (equals minimum 5 years post-licensure) in compliance with BBS standards.
Please include a cover letter addressing any part of the above readiness and qualifications, including the position your heart takes as you consider the above details. Please address: Hiring Committee/Homeless Children's Network, include three relevant executive and clinical references including their name, professional position, and contact phone and email.
Sincerely, we appreciate your consideration and candidacy
Additional Salary Information: Great Benefits
Internal Number: 1
About Homeless Children's Network
The mission of Homeless Children’s Network is to decrease the trauma of homelessness and domestic violence for children, youth, and families; to empower families; and to increase the effectiveness of collaborative efforts among service providers to end homelessness and poverty.