Program Director - URM

Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area
Washington, DC
Oct 17, 2019
Oct 23, 2019
Full Time
The Program Director coordinates the Unaccompanied Refugee Minor Services within the AgencyA cents € (TM) s foster care program.A' As an agency representative, provides program education to various community organizations for the purpose of foster parent recruitment and services for minors.A' Provide clinical, administrative and staff development support to staff and monitor the quality of service delivery in compliance with contract and jurisdictional regulations for foster care programs.Essential FunctionsMaintain current knowledge of the US Resettlement Program;Maintain current knowledge of all Refugee and Immigrant Services;A' Interface with Child and Family Services Agency (CFSA) and Office of Refugee Resettlement at the Department of Human Services;Manages the day to day operations of the program;Provide leadership, mentoring, support and supervision to all program staff, interns and volunteers to ensure the provision of quality services;Coordinate and/or direct program services within contract guidelines;Develop and maintain written guidelines governing program operations;Assist in the development of program budgets and proposals, and monitors program spending;Collaborate with finance department; authorize payments for client services and monthly invoicing and reconciliation process with CFSA;Coordinates completion, approval and submission of program reports;Develop and maintain relationships with individuals, businesses, governmental and nongovernmental organizations to coordinate the provision of seamless service to refugee minors;As necessary, convene meetings with voluntary agencies, local departments of social services (CFSA), and other area service providers;Promote awareness of the refugee resettlement program to the community at large;Attend all conferences, seminars, and meetings related to program activities;Participate in agency and staff meetings and in-service trainings;Ensure compliance with contractual requirements, the Council on AccreditationA' and jurisdiction standards;Develops an ongoing communication, support and training plan for staff and foster parents that ensures children and families are receiving the best possible care;Other duties as assigned.A' QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATIONEducationMasterA cents € (TM) s Degree in Social Work with clinical licensures in both MD and DC (LCSW/LICSW)Experience2+ years of supervisory experienceCase management experienceExperience and knowledge in the Foster Care service delivery system; preferably in DCA cents €

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