The Program Specialist is responsible for daily oversight of assigned center/program to ensure that it operates safely and in accordance with contracts and agency policy. The Program Specialist II will also supervise, coach and mentor assigned staff.
Credentials, Skills, Abilities, and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree and 1 year of experience working with special needs population. High School Diploma and 2 years relevant experience is allowed in lieu of Bachelor’s Degree.Program Specialist II also requires clinical licensure.
For HVRP a formerly homeless veteran is preferred.
Fulfill credentialing requirements per agency policy.
Strong leadership, organizational, and time management skills and the ability to work independently.
Administrative self-sufficiency including computer proficiency.
Possess valid driver’s license and safe driving record.Must meet insurability standards in order to drive.
Responsible for the implementation of assigned programs. Participate in planning, development, and implementation of program procedures and plans. Provide staff training and schedule coordination to ensure proper center coverage.
Continuously improve standards and services including donation drives and special events for the TEE center/program. Provide counseling/crisis management as needed.
Facilitate training sessions on topics related to the center and participants’ Treatment/Life and/or employment needs.
Screen prospective candidates as assigned.Pro-actively identify participant member’s educational, vocational or employment needs including community support.Coordinate transportation logistics and transport participants as needed.
Maintain documentation of all face-to-face and/or phone contacts with participant members as applicable.
Normal Working Hours and Conditions:
- 40 hour workweek.
- Occasional weekend or evening as required.
- Some travel may be required.
Rate of Pay:
This is a salary position with a starting annualized salary of $35,465 per year.
Generous benefits package including vacation, sick and holiday pay, Section 125 plan, 403b plan, health, dental, vision, life, disability and supplemental insurance products available.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills.
It is the policy of Volunteers of America of Florida, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, to recruit, hire and promote to all job classifications without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or any other protected class.
We are a drug-free workplace.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for interview will be contacted.