OVERVIEW OF BOYS TOWN
Are you passionate about shaping the future of Americas Youth?
Boys Town is changing the way America cares for children, families and communities by providing and promoting an Integrated Continuum of Care that instills Boys Town values to strengthen body, mind and spirit.
Our mission is centered on creating an environment for children that includes trust, discipline, emotional support and respect. We believe that all children and youth have the potential to become bright, productive, adjusted, loving people.
Boys Town is nationally recognized for its research-proven child, health and family care programs. As one of the countrys largest nonprofit funded child-care organizations, Boys Town touches the lives of more than 2 million children and families nationwide each year. Join our Town today and help us shape the future of America!
OVERVIEW OF JOB
Boys Town New England is seeking a Director of Community Support Services based in Providence, Rhode Island. As our Director of Community Support Services you will oversee the integration, design, management, and implementation of Community Support Services. This position also oversees program functions including marketing, reviewing, and reporting of funding standards.
REQUIRED EDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE, OR SKILLS
Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, Health Education, or a related field; Master's degree may be required by contract.
3 to 5 years of progressive experience working with children and families including advanced level management and supervisory experience; social work experience in a public or private organization working with a diverse population of individuals having co-occurring diagnoses.
Must possess a valid driver's license with a good driving record, plus the ability to provide own transportation (mileage reimbursed) to complete travel requirements of the job. Must meet auto insurance requirements established by Boys Town policy and/or State and Local laws.
This position is on-call (continuously or rotationally) to provide support.
Bilingual Spanish/English is preferred
Ability to lead a team of associates and to supervise family intervention services, be knowledgeable of, and comply with, statutes and policies which affect target population.
Solid understanding of the philosophy and function of public assistance and social services systems. Knowledge of the functions and services of the community organizations and related human services.
Knowledge of regulatory requirements pertaining to youth care and the ability to learn, apply, and explain complex regulations and policies governing child welfare processes and services.
Demonstrates decision making skills and competencies to work in crisis situations and the temperament to work with children and families experiencing crisis.
Ability to function independently and have flexibility, personal integrity, and the ability to work effectively with youth, staff, and support agencies.
Knowledge of recognized interventions such as risk assessment and crisis intervention in order to address identified service needs.
Ability to communicate with individuals at all levels in the organization and with external contacts in an articulate, professional manner while maintaining necessary degree of confidentiality.
Computer skills in Microsoft Office.
Strong knowledge of Boys Town model and fidelity of care.
This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.