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Program Director ? Pathways to Home

for Embrace Families in Sanford, FL USA

POSITION OBJECTIVE:   This position provides leadership and direction for the Pathways to Home Initiative including program development, management and grant/funding compliance.   The PD manages quality improvement processes and tracks data indicators of the program?s performance.  In addition, a key responsibility of this position is the program?s integration in the dependency system for the tri county area & the program?s role in prevention of children coming into dependency. 



  • Coordinate daily activities and services of the Program and monitor its development so that timely and effective adjustments are made to support the program?s operations.
  • Provide supervision and guidance to program staff in order to define and resolve service delivery challenges.
  • Ensure program operating policies are current and reflect the development of the program and the requirements of funding guidelines.
  • Develop and implement the program?s budget.
  • Oversee the process to access funding for program and client services.
  • Collaborate with Embrace Families Development Team to provide needed program overviews to funders and play an active role in assisting with their fundraising goals.
  • Responsible for approval, tracking and monitoring of expenditures related to direct services to families in the program.
  • Coordinate with local collaborative agencies to develop plans to enhance local services.
  • Ensure that client issues are reviewed and resolved. 
  • Monitor and evaluate program, as well as collect & analyze program data, in order to ensure grant requirements are being met.
  • Maintain effective communication with the Embrace Families Senior Management Team, the MOU Partner Agencies, and the Board of Advisors. 
  • Ensure the Program?s key focus is dependency prevention by developing ways to integrate into the current county operating unit and promote the activities of the program. 
  • Creates and performs annual reviews of Unit Policy and Procedure Manuals to ensure all policy and procedures reflect current state, federal and system of care requirements.
  • Participates in the agency strategic plan & quality improvement processes.
  • Ability to safely & successfully perform essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA, & other federal, state, & local standards, including meeting qualitative & quantitative productivity standards.
  • Ability to maintain reasonably regular, punctual attendance consistent with <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:city w:st="on">ADA</st1:city></st1:place>, FMLA & other federal, state, & local standards.
  • Ability to comply with all personnel policies & procedures.


We understand the importance that every provider, parent and employee plays in the success of our mission to protect and inspire every child, every day.  An essential function of all employees is to provide excellent customer service by being professional and respectful in all interactions each and every day.  It is also expected that all employees are timely and responsive in their communication with others.






This list of functions is not intended to be exhaustive.  The agency reserves the right to revise this job description as needed to comply with actual job requirements.



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  • Bachelor?s Degree with a minimum of 3 years of experience in the field of Social Services / from an accredited college or university.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a Supervisory role or 3 years of experience in Program Management.
  • Knowledge of Prevention measures in Child Welfare.



  • Master?s Degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Prior case management experience in Child Welfare or Homeless Prevention.
  • Experience with Grant funding and relationship building with community stakeholders




  • Must be proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook, and Power Point.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; must be able to work well with professionals and non-professionals.
  • Must be exceptionally well organized and be capable of completing assignments with minimum guidance and supervision.
  • Demonstrate cultural and linguistic competence & sensitivity to population served.
  • Ability to travel



  • Thorough Background Screening upon hire including FBI, FDLE, Local Law check, Employment Reference check, DMV check, Criminal Records check, Social Security Trace & Drug Screening.  FDLE check will be run at least every 5 years.
  • On-call assignments- Yes
  • Travel- local: 20% per week, long-distance: 0% per week
  • Attend at least 15 hours of in-service training annually


PHYSICAL & MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:    (N=Needed     P=Preferred)


Analyzing (N), Bending-neck (P), Bending-waist (P), Calculations (P),

Carrying/Lifting (P), Climbing (P), Crawling/Crouching (P), Finger Movements (N), Handling Objects (N), Kneeling (P), Pushing/Pulling (P), Reaching (P), Reading & Comprehending (N), Reasoning (N), Sitting (P), Squatting (P), Standing (P), Twisting-neck (P), Twisting-waist (P), Walking (P), Writing (N)        &nbs p;          ;




Supervision level:

1 = general direction, 2 = direction, 3 = general supervision, 4 = supervision, 5 = close supervision



Supervises:          & nbsp;      Initiative Support Coordinator (4); Housing Stability Case Management Supervisor (2)

Supervised by:           VP of Operations ? Initiatives (2)        &nbs p;          ;                   & nbsp;        &n bsp;        &nb sp;     

Starting Salary: $67,040 / Year (Negotiation Based on Experience)

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  • Job Category: Other / Miscellaneous

    Location: Sanford, FL USA

    Zip Code: 32773

    Posted on: 02/06/2020

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