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Program Director - 3861

Company: BronxWorks
Location: Bronx
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

BronxWorks helps individuals and families improve their economic and social well-being. From toddlers to seniors, we feed, shelter, teach, and support our neighbors to build a stronger community. In all aspects of our work, we strive for the highest ethical and performance standards and guided by the belief that people are to be treated with dignity and respect regardless of their present situation or past experiences. We have 37 locations throughout the borough providing a variety of programs that offer assistance in the areas of family, children and youth support, educational services, elder care, homelessness, mental health, and workforce development. We are an employer of choice for anyone interested in a meaningful career in the social services field.

BronxWorks is hiring one (1) Program Director for the WFD Program


  • Provide oversight and supervision to all aspects of the Cross Bronx Preservation Program; including working out of both site locations weekly
  • Employ strategies to facilitate a collaborative environment for both targeted developments of Baychester and Murphy Houses
  • Provide direct services to clients, including intake, engagement, assessment, service plan development, referral, advocacy, counseling, follow-up, etc.
  • Coordinate client service needs including support services, internally and externally as needed (i.e., employment, vocational training, access to benefits, eviction prevention, mental health, education, etc.)
  • Maintain familiarity and establish new resources essential to the residents and the program
  • Plan, organize and implement community building events for residents of Baychester and Murphy Houses
  • Track all program targets to ensure engagement and attainment of program outcomes
  • Respond to funder requests on a timely basis
  • Attend program related meetings (i.e., tenant association, community board, funder, etc.)
  • Develop plans for strategically implementing program objectives
  • Manage program administrative requirements (i.e., Workscope development, reports) to meet requests from funder and employer
  • Work collaboratively with all program partners, subcontractors, building management, funder, etc.
  • Conduct regular case conferences with clients and service providers as required
  • Complete program reports on a monthly basis, or more frequently as required
  • Report to, and meet with, supervisor on a monthly basis
  • Working knowledge of MS office and program management software (i.e., Salesforce)
  • Conduct home visits and other field work, as required ---Perform additional duties as assigned
    • Bachelor's degree required; relevant experience in program management; advanced degree in the humanities or a combination of education and work experience providing comparable knowledge and skills desirable.
    • Strong abilities in planning and running programs. Strong abilities in organization, supervision, and administration,
    • Must be able to work both collaboratively and independently.
    • Excellent writing skills and oral skills required
    • Effective leadership, time management and organizational skills required
    • Ability to represent the program effectively to a broad range of individuals and stake holders
    • An analytical mindset with great problem-solving abilities
    • Demonstrated interest in the Bronx community and commitment to BronxWorks and Workforce Development mission.
      • Full vaccination against COVID-19 is required.
      • Ability to use a computer for prolonged periods.
      • Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
      • Ability to stand, walk, or sit for long periods of time.
      • Ability to climb five flights of stairs, if required to conduct home visits and/or fieldwork.
      • Ability to bend and retrieve objects and/or documents.
      • Ability to travel in the boroughs of New York City and its adjacent counties via public transportation.
      • Ability to travel for a minimum of 1 mile within a reasonable amount of time and in all types of weather, including inclement weather, if required to conduct home visits and/or field work.

        BronxWorks seeks to build an inclusive organization grounded in respect for differences. BronxWorks is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to qualified candidates and employees pursuant to applicable law. This commitment applies to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and employee development, placement, promotion, demotion, upgrading, downgrading, transfer, layoff and termination. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. If you require reasonable accommodation as part of the application process, please contact

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