The largest, most comprehensive nonprofit social service agency in the Midwest dedicated to the physical, economic, and emotional health of Asian Americans—as well as people of all races, ethnicities, religions, lifestyles, and needs in the greater Chicago area.
Our comprehensive programs provide an educational and cultural foundation for children, ensure seniors live full and independent lives with dignity, enhance education and training for tomorrow’s workforce, strengthen families while honoring cultural heritage, secure our community's housing and financial well- being, and achieve positive social systemic change through advocacy.
Our multilingual, multicultural employees know the challenges of the immigrant experience and strive to have a positive impact for over 10,000 people we serve annually. Supported by our organisation, our immigrant community members live prosperous and empowered lives integrating the best of all cultures.
The Employment and Financial Empowerment (EFE) Program Manager reports to the COO and develops the agency’s employment, financial and housing development/education programs. S(he) administers the overall EFE programs for adults including: Adult Employment, Culinary Training, Title V employment for seniors and housing and financial counseling/education programs.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Develops and supervises the implementation of all facets of the EFE programs, in compliance with licensing (local/federal laws), funding, HUD accreditation and state standards, as well as the needs of the community. Makes decisions on program development and planning with the assistance of each coordinator for each program, as well as COO. Recommends changes in agency policies affecting program operations; prepares and presents such formal reports to COO, Board and/or other bodies as designated. Evaluates the EFE programs for effectiveness in serving clients and carrying out its goals and objectives.
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college in social services, human resources or financial management/brokerage and 5 years’ experience in workforce development, housing and or financial management including 5 years of supervising direct reports. HUD certified Housing Counseling license a plus, but not required at start. However, HUD certified Housing Counselor License must be obtained within 1 year of employment.