Program Director

LOCATION: Ft. Lauderdale
SALARY RANGE: $50,000-$60,000
FULL/PART: Full TimePart Time

Job Description for Program Director

The director of programs is responsible for the implementation, management, supervision and evaluation of all the organization’s programs in accordance with the standards set out by the organization. As a member of the management team, the director of programs participates in strategic planning and budgeting initiatives in addition to problem solving. He/she works within the guidelines, policies and mission of the organization and will be accountable and responsible for specific projects as assigned. www.freedomwatersfoundation.org Human resource management • Direct, plan and coordinate the work of the program staff/volunteers including supervision and evaluation, training and team building • Organize and attend weekly meetings to maintain effective communication • Ensure adequate and qualified staff/volunteers to carry out the program activities • In consultation with the executive director, responsible for the selection, hiring, coaching, and discipline of the program employees Program delivery • Responsible for the development, implementation, management, supervision and evaluation of all activities of the program in accordance with/and for organization’s standards • Remain up-to-date on all modifications to the organization’s standards implementing the same in a timely and organized manner • Responsible for the supervision and management of the data management software • Compile, maintain and report on the monthly, quarterly and annual program statistics. • Analyze trends in the program, identifying issues and developing and recommending solutions to the executive director • Implement, manage, supervise and evaluate all activities related to the leader programs • Develop, implement and evaluate recruitment strategies to expand the number of volunteers to support the programs • Develop, implement and evaluate recruitment strategies to expand the number of clients participating in the programs • Use creative development to improve/enhance programs with the Executive Director and Program team • Local organization - The director of programs is responsible for supporting the Program Committee and other committees as assigned. • National organization -When appropriate opportunities arise, the director will participate in national and regional committees. The director will attend regional meetings and workshops when budget. • The director of programs will participate in community outreach where appropriate. Donor Identification • Identify potential supporters/donors • Assist in nurturing organization’s supporters

Qualifications for Program Director

• Degree in Social Work or related field i.e. human services, health or education • 5+ Years of Non-profit experience • Strong problem solving and group work leadership skills • Ability to interact with people of all ages and cultural backgrounds • Ability to work independently and as part of a team • Proficient on all Microsoft Suite • Effective oral and written communication skills • Ability to work flexible hours • Access to a vehicle Physical and Mental Requirements • Ability to sit, stand and walk for long periods of time, bending and squatting on occasion • Ability to lift to 20 lbs. on occasion • Ability to hear at a normal conversational level • Ability to maintain high energy level when necessary • High degree of emotional intelligence Culture Aspects of the Position • Attitude: A positive manner in which you address the participants, families and co-workers, which elevates the spirit of the whole group and creates a harmonious environment • Teamwork: Working as a team gives us the opportunity to utilize all of our talents within a group and to realize the uniqueness of each one of us, all for a common goal – The FWF family of caring and sharing. • Creativity: A conscious effort to see things differently, to break out of habits and outdated beliefs to find new ways to thinking, doing, and being. • Integrity: Working hard, keeping your promises, sharing your success. Above all, honesty, respect and consideration for others. • Individual Development: Taking the initiative to improve yourself by broadening your knowledge and skills in order to bring your best possible self to FWF • Accountability: The willingness to acknowledge your responsibility for your actions and implications that may result.

Benefits for Program Director

Salary PTO Health Insurance

How to Apply for Program Director

Please send cover letter and resume to info@freedomwatersfoundation.org Thank you for your interest in providing therapeutic boat outings for those with disabilities, life threatening illnesses, youth at risk and veterans.

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