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PROGRAM DIRECTOR

YWCA Family Violence Prevention Program Director

The first responsibility is always the maintenance and quality of direct services to battered women and their children.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

· Manages the YWCA Family Violence Prevention Program in accordance with Title 191 Legislative Rule, Series 2, Licensure of Domestic Violence, Batterers Intervention Prevention Programs, and Visitation, and all appropriate state guidelines.

· Must demonstrate a proven track record of strong supervisory skills, Statewide monitoring and quality assurance practices.

· Must be capable of providing administrative oversight and development of grant management with federal, state and local statutes, as well as state and internal coalition policies and procedures and services to clients.

· Must possess critical skills in evaluating and implementing contract management.

· Must represent the organization in public arenas and promote the mission of the agency in the community.

· Works closely with the Director of Development/Marketing to market the program

· Secures financial support from state, federal, and private funders to support and fuel program.

· Develop a program budget and operate within the YWCA guidelines

· Develop Advisory Council membership, attend all meetings and provide input on issues of the FVPP and community

· Conduct yearly program evaluation through budget, goals and objectives and strategic plan reviews.

· Supervises all staff conducting programming activities

· Must obtain Domestic Violence Advocate Certification within three years of employment and re-certification every two years thereafter

· Attend WVCADV Board of Director’s meetings

· Assumes other duties as required and assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in program administration
  • Proven grant writing and administration experience
  • Superior communication skills both oral and written
  • Must be self-motivated and work independently
  • Job Type: Full-time

BENEFITS

  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Wheeling, WV 26003: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: One location

Schedule: Monday to Friday

HOUSE TECHNICIAN

POSITION SUMMARY

Part-time position requiring general supervision and reports directly to the Program Director of YWCA WIND. Under direct supervision of lead house technician, oversses the day, evening and weekend activities in a fellowship home transitional living facility for women 18 and over recovering from alcohohol and/or drug addictions. In and or supportive of abstinence based active recovery. 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Consults with and reports and behavior or problems to Lead House Technician or Program Director, documents on briefing sheet any concerns regarding residents, for next shift and the following:
    • General Recovery Support
    • Initial intake
    • Referrals to outside agencies
    • Outreach services
  • Assists residents on completion of forms i.e. pass request, oversees daily chore completion, documents drug screens result and any other required resident forms or daily resident schedule. 
  • Acts as a liaison for residents.
  • Functions as a support person, when needed, by listening to residents’ concerns and problems. 
  • Educates new residents on the rules and regulations of the facility as well as enforcing them. 
  • Conducts facility and room checks with another staff to ensure cleanliness, safety, and maintenance needs; reports need to Lead House Technician. 
  • May attend bi-weekly case management of current residents. 
  • Attends and participates in scheduled staff meetings. 
  • Chaperones group-sponsored trips, community service and/or social/recreational functions as well as daily attendance to NA, AA meetings. 
  • Supports residents in learning and maintaining living skills. 
  • Documents resident’ scheduled chores and household or scheduled shift activities. 
  • Advises residents about any changes in policy or procedures. 
  • Conducts random drug screenings with another staff member and completes all necessary paperwork associated with such. 
  • Ensures that residents are secure in the home; conducts room checks by curfew, locks doors, sets alarm. 
  • Monitors outcome of all visitations schedules on site including children with their mothers (residents). 
  • Cleans vacated rooms and prepares them for new residents. 
  • Adds to weekly list of needed items when supplies are running low, including cleaning supplies and groceries and gives to Lead House Technician. 
  • Ensures that all scheduled meals are prepares and served on time.
  • Completion of vehicle safety training and all staff required trainings. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of health and safety precautions in group environments.
  • Knowledge of behavior patterns of persons with addiction problems.
  • Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions. 
  • Ability to interacts with residents to provide a pleasant, home-like atmosphere. 
  • Ability to accept and utilize supervision. 
  • Ability to communicate with staff. 
  • Understands 12-step recovery programs. 
  • Minimal computer skills and general office skills (answering phones, taking messages, filing, etc.)
  • Ability to listen to and hold confidences. 
  • Valid driver’s license. 

EXPERIENCE EDUCATION

  • High school graduate or equivalency
  • If in recovery, minimum of 1 year of continued sobriety
  • Experience in a related field preferred

TWO POSITIONS AVAILABLE

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