Dire. Youth & Family Programs
Company: Sterling Search Inc.
Location: Garden Grove
Posted on: May 22, 2023
Director of Youth and Family Programs
Sterling Search Inc. has been exclusively retained to recruit the Director of Youth and Family Programs (DYFP) for Community Action Partnership of Orange County (CAP OC).
About CAP OC
Community Action Partnership of Orange County is EPIC
We live our values of Excellence, Proactiveness, Innovation,and Collaboration with more than 135 employees and a budget of over $36 million to help people and change lives.
Community Partnership & Services - Implementing programs and services in nutrition education, physical activity promotion, policy, systems, and environmental change, advocacy, community building and sustainability efforts, and training.
Energy & Environmental Services - Utility assistance programs helps low-income clients who need assistance paying their utilities, receive discounts, receive assistance during crisis and learn through consumer education how to conserve energy and reduce their energy burdens that results in savings.
Orange County Food Bank - Make a positive impact in people's lives by helping them meet basic needs and strengthen their support system. The OC Food Bank works with nearly 400 local charities, soup kitchens, and community organizations to end hunger and malnutrition.
Born out of the War on Poverty more than 58 years ago, Community Action Partnership Orange County (CAP OC) is a trusted resource for Orange County community members who face obstacles such as food insecurity, unemployment, economic turmoil, and more. We walk alongside the people we serve, and we act to meet immediate needs without delay. Our programs help empower people to improve their lives and their communities. We see poverty as an unacceptable reality for our neighbors and rally with key partners to help facilitate change.
Our mission is to end and prevent poverty by stabilizing, sustaining and empowering people with the resources they need when they need them. By forging strategic partnerships, we form a powerful force to improve our community. In January 2018, CAP OC hired President & Chief Executive Officer, Gregory C. Scott to lead CAP OC in their mission to continue to alleviate poverty in Orange County through bold leadership, innovative programming, strategic partnerships, and the creation of an EPIC culture.
As part of the bold leadership initiative, Scott has launched the EPIC culture which supports and embodies the EPIC values:
OUR EXCITING OPPORTUNITY
We are seeking a Director of Youth and Family Programs (DYFP) who is excited by the prospect of leading innovative and transformational best practice program growth that directly correlates with the strategic plan and addresses the pressing challenges of the County. With supervision of 7 direct reports, oversight of up to 30 staff and a budget of $3.7M, the Director must have a strong background in leadership, advocacy and community relations while also possessing the strategic prowess for complex social service program design and growth. Additionally, they will have a visible external role serving as the organizational representative on commissions and coalitions. A commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion is required.
This position reports to Bill Bailor, Chief Operating Officer, who serves as the operations, strategy and program leader of the entirety of CAP OC. Bill has been with CAP OC for just over 3 years and, in collaboration with the CEO, has helped define the organization of the future, creating a nimble and effective infrastructure for the most effective way to alleviate poverty in Orange County. The organization is in year 2 of a 5-year strategic plan and it is anticipated that the successful candidate will continue to streamline and elevate internal efforts with measurable actions to data driven outcomes resulting in mission centric programmatic standardization across all of their locations.
Director of Youth and Family ProgramsThe Director of Youth and Family Programs is a key member of the Senior Leadership Team and is responsible for five critical areas of community programs for the agency-(a) the development and implementation of youth and family programs, including economic empowerment and workforce development, that advance the Strategic Plan, (b) partnership with the Philanthropy Department to assist in the funding of these programs, (c) ensuring program goals and outcomes are determined and tracked within the newly integrated Apricot360 Client Management System and (d) the management oversight of CAP OC's three Family Resource Centers and properties. The Director of Youth and Family Programs will report directly to the Chief Operating Officer and partner with other agency Directors. This position ensures potential participants go through no wrong door and the agency utilizes the Whole Family Approach in CAP OC's anti-poverty work with a focus on its DEI initiatives.
WHAT YOU WILL ACCOMPLISH IN THIS ROLE
Under general direction of the COO and with input from the President and CEO, the Director of Youth and Family Programs oversees CAP OC programs outside of Energy, Environmental Services, Food Bank and Diaper Bank. Performs diversified management activities and supervises support staff. Must have thorough knowledge of program development, community needs, assessment, contract development, contract compliance, and monitoring.
This position will work an office/remote hybrid schedule as determined by the Chief Operating Officer.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
IDEAL CANDIDATE MUST BE
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCEConsiderable education and/or relevant experience which would have applied or developed the required knowledge and abilities listed as minimum qualifications.
Possess a valid California Driver's License with a driving record that meets minimum standards established by CAP OC insurance carrier, proof of vehicle insurance, access to a vehicle and willingness to drive/travel when required.
Travel is required throughout Orange County, including CAP OC FRCs and offices, and to other areas as needed, during the business day using the incumbent's personal vehicle. Possible travel during evening hours, out-of-the-area and/or out of state, and overnight travel may be required.
PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to bend, stoop, reach, pull, push, stand, kneel, sit, twist, turn, walk, bend at the waist, talk and hear, vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, ability to adjust focus, prolong manual dexterity of wrist and fingers, prolong computer work, and prolong sitting and/or standing. The employee must regularly lift and/or move objects up to twenty-five (25) pounds. Employee may be called upon to work outdoors in varying temperatures and weather conditions.
MEDICAL EXAMINATION AND BACKGROUND CHECK
A medical examination is required of each new employee whose physical condition must meet the minimum requirements prescribed for the position. In addition, prospective employees must pass a pre-employment physical, drug screen, Live Scan, and background check. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
THE PROMISE OF COMMUNITY ACTION
Community Action changes people's lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities, and makes America a better place to live. We care about the entire community, and we are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other.
The annual salary range for this exempt position is $124,800.00 to $130,000.00 plus a competitive benefits package will be offered to attract an outstanding candidate.
Director of Youth and Family Programs
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