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    Program Manager, YouthBuild

    Title: Program Manager, YouthBuild
    Reports to: Senior Program Manager
    Employment Type: Full-time
    Work Location: Miami-Dade County
    Salary Range: $50,000 to $60,000 (non-negotiable)

    Position Summary

    The Program Manager will maintain operational responsibility for implementing the Department of Labor’s Youth Build grant. The goal of this program is to provide pre-apprenticeship services that support education, occupational skills training,  and employment services to opportunity youth,  ages 16 to 24,  while performing meaningful work and service to their communities. The  YouthBuild program model contains wrap-around services such as mentoring, trauma-informed care, personal counseling, and employment – all key strategies for addressing community gun violence.

     

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

     

    • Responsible for the day-to-day management of the YouthBuild Program including:

    (i) overseeing all contracts and performance documentation;

    (ii) supervising and coordinating tasks of all program staff;

    (iii) ensuring that program objectives and funder outcomes are met;

    (iv) ensuring compliance with grant requirements/obligations; and

    (v) ensuring that the program is implemented with performance excellence and contract compliance.

    • Leading outreach efforts to identify and enroll eligible youth participants.
    • Promoting and fostering a team culture that is client-centered and solutions-focused;
    • Designing and drafting internal and external memoranda, written reports (including those to the funder), and other products as relevant to the program as well as reviewing, editing, and approving such materials as created by program staff;
    • Managing the implementation of the organization’s workforce development model as it relates to services to opportunity youth, ensuring the attainment of industry-recognized credentials and job placement;
    • Motivating and maintaining a high-performance team by working with other senior staff to recruit new staff as appropriate, assuring effective staff development, and evaluating staff performance helping to shape and articulate long-range program and policy direction of the program;
    • Staying abreast of emerging trends and best practices within the workforce development arena;
    • Maintaining strong relationships (including via coordination and facilitation of meetings) with vendors, consultants, the business community, and partner organizations and cultivating new relationships with these groups, where appropriate;
    • Attending meetings with affinity groups, particularly those involved in workforce development, representing the organization in a professional manner.
    • Overseeing the development and employment of all necessary processes and systems required for the implementation of the program efficiently and with fidelity; and
    • Other duties as assigned.

     

    Qualifications and Competences

    • Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s Degree preferred) and at least two years of experience in Youth Development, Juvenile Justice, Community Engagement, Public Administration, or related field.
    • Proven ability to prepare federal grant reports and other correspondence required by funder.
    • Ability to work in a team environment, while also working independently.
    • Demonstrated capacity to handle multiple tasks, projects and meet deadlines.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Excellent public relations, conflict management, and meeting facilitation skills.
    • Must have strong outreach, administrative and organizational skills including budget development and management, and grant administration and reporting.
    • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality with sensitive information.
    • Demonstrate ability to inspire community participation and build coalitions.
    • Experience supporting, motivating, and managing individuals.
    • Computer literate, with working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
    • This position will require occasional independent travel between headquarters and training and meeting venues.  Must maintain valid Driver’s License and insurance coverage on personal vehicle at all times during employment.
    • Performing the duties of this position requires the ability to walk, sit, stand, reach, talk, hear and lift presentation materials, including equipment.

     

    Note:

    • This position may require independent travel between workstation and other sites. Consequently, the incumbent must maintain valid Driver’s License and insurance coverage on personal vehicle at all times during employment.
    • Performing the duties of this position requires the ability to walk, sit, stand, reach, talk, hear and lift presentation materials, including equipment.

     

    Gang Alternative, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity employer. Personnel are chosen on the basis of ability without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, marital status or sexual orientation, in accordance with federal and state law.

     

    Compensation

    This is an outstanding opportunity to lead a highly effective nonprofit program and partnering with senior management team. Gang Alternative, Inc. will offer a competitive compensation package including base salary, health, 403b and vacation benefits.

    Gang Alternative, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity employer. Personnel are chosen on the basis of ability without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, marital status or sexual orientation, in accordance with federal and state law.

    HIPPA

    This position shall have access to information in a personnel and client’s record only to the extent that such information is required to carry out job duties.  Any information obtained will only be used by or disclosed to those who have a need to know to ensure the provision of quality client care.  Staff and client information’s is to be held strictly confidential.

    The above statements are intended to describe the nature and level of work performed.  They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties required of personnel so classified.  Responsibilities, knowledge, skill, abilities and working conditions may be supplemented or revised at any time.

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