Director Young Adult Programs
Location: Merced, California, United States
Requisition Number: 10989
Position Title: Core Program Director I
As a Director for Young Adult Programs, you will use your passion for helping people, your leadership skills, and your business knowledge to take ownership of the performance of your program. You will manage a dynamic group, rich with like-minded professionals as you maintain operational, fiscal and contractual oversight.
In addition to building and managing a team, your primary responsibility is to manage the operations and the service delivery of your programs. You will know the satisfaction of showing youth that people in their community care for them and want to support them in achieving their goals. You will see the impact of your good work in the professional development of your team and the life-changing growth of our clients.
As a Director for Young Adult Programs in Merced, California, you will be leading a team of direct care staff providing supportive housing and case management services to foster youth. As a trauma-informed care provider, you will play a supportive role for youth overcoming unfortunate circumstances. You are a positive professional and mentor, responsible for fostering a team-based work environment, maintaining a sense of resilience with young adults who often have not had either in their lives. As a way to provide support to young adults in times of need, you will have the opportunity to step in and do some coaching yourself. You understand the developmental needs of young adults testing out their newfound independence, and that there is growth potential in making mistakes.
You will have a direct impact on the success of the program by providing operational, fiscal and contractual oversight. As part of the team-based approach, you’ll have the ability to shadow those you manage to provide in-the-moment modeling, coaching, and feedback. You will also manage the team's ability and willingness to support quality program compliance and foster and nurture community partnerships to build a network of support for at-risk youth.
Aspiranet supports your success at each step. You’ll gain valuable in-house and external training to support your success in your role. This is an excellent opportunity to further your career with the ability to advance throughout the organization once you’ve developed additional skills. There are opportunities for advancement, both locally and state-wide.
Aspiranet offers a competitive salary, an exceptional team-based environment, and a great benefits package that includes employer-paid healthcare, dental, vision and wellness care. Aspiranet rewards you for the work you do – engaging with your clients and helping them meet their goals.
If you have a Master’s degree in a behavioral science-related field, you have a minimum of two years of experience in a public or private child welfare social services setting, and one year of supervisory experience apply right now. Must meet all required conditions of employment, including background clearances, a valid driver’s license, and reliable transportation. Aspiranet wants to help you develop your passion for caring for young adults.
Aspiranet is a one-of-a-kind social service agency dedicated to building a world where all children and youth are loved and cared for, and all families have the resources to thrive. Founded in 1975, our core mission is to help California kids and families. Aspiranet’s services include foster care and adoption family support, residential care, support for youth making the transition from foster care to adulthood, mental and behavioral health services, intensive home-based care, and community-based family resources. We provide services throughout California.
Aspira means hope. We are a network of people bringing hope forward. We look forward to learning what makes you passionate.
Job Category: Transitional Age Youth
Community / Marketing Title: Director Young Adult Programs
EEO Employer Verbiage:
Aspiranet is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer; all applicants will be given full consideration under state, local, and federal law.
Location_formattedLocationLong: Merced, California US