Program Manager

HELP WANTED

This announcement will remain open until position is filled

Program Manager

Non-exempt

The Board of Directors for High Mountain Youth Project is accepting resumes for the position of Program Manager for their drop-in center. This is a volunteer position that will develop into a paid, part-time or full time position.

A starting date for filling this position has not been established and is negotiable.

Application Process:

A letter of interest and resume’ together with a list of current references should be mailed to HMYP, P.O. Box 2646, Ruidoso, NM. Or, an email submission with attachments may be forwarded to info@highmountainyouth.org.

 

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High School diploma
  • A degree in education, social work, or psychology is preferred
  • Experience working with adolescences
  • Able to use computer software to include yet not limited to excel.
  • Pass a criminal background Check
  • At least twenty-one (21) years of age.
  • Pass a non-communicable diseases physical exam.
  • Hold a valid driver's license.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Ability to work with changing priorities, regulations and deadlines
  • Knowledge of youth programs
  • Knowledge of issues related to youth development
  • Ability to analyze situations accurately and to recommend necessary action
  • Effective staff and public relations skills
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Effective skills in planning and organization
  • Ability to perform essential job functions and job task requirements

Reports To:   Executive Director and in their absence the Board of Directors

Evaluation:    Performance of this position will be evaluated at least once annually by the
Executive Director.

Job Summary:          The program manager is responsible for overseeing various program areas within the Evening Drop in Center. The incumbent provides quality customer service and ensures a safe, fun, and positive environment within the program.

Essential Function:

  • Support the philosophy of the High Mountain Youth Project
  • Ensure all policies and procedures are fully implemented
  • Maintain a positive relationship with staff, volunteers, and clients
  • Attend HMYP Board meetings as requested
  • Coordinate program activities of staff, volunteers, and clients
  • Coordinate services and resources of the program
  • Maintain accurate records related to services delivery and clients
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Provide monthly report on services delivered and volunteer activities
  • Conduct regular meetings with staff and volunteers to maximize program operations
  • Ensure the program facilities are serviceable and meet requirements for health and safety
  • Provide information and referral services as needed for clients
  • Work within the constraints of program services ( no counseling)
  • Exhibit an accepting and non-threatening attitude toward clients
  • Appropriately manage behavior with positive behavior supports and interventions
  • Work with clients from a strength-based perspective
  • Participate in required training to include yet not limited to:
    • CPR
    • Safety
    • Confidentiality of client information
    • Adult and child abuse reporting requirements
    • Blood-borne pathogens
    • Food-borne pathogens
    • De-escalation strategies
    • Ethics
    • Cultural compenticies
  • Other duties as assigned or determined by the Board

Terms of Employment:

Compensation is $17.00 to $25.00 per hour depending on experience.

Able to determine work scheduled in consultation with supervisor.

 

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