Asst. Director - Family Support Services

The Family Tree Baltimore, MD
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POSITION SUMMARY:

This position is accountable for the day-to-day implementation and administrative oversight of in-home services for The Family Tree: Healthy Families; PATH (Parenting Assistance in the Home); ABC (Attachment Bio-Behavioral Catch Up); and Maryland Family Connect.  Supervises and implements strategies as identified in the agency strategic plan.  In cooperation with executive and program management develops and implements an annual work plan as a benchmark for meeting initiatives and objectives. Ensures that new initiatives are implemented and oversees program operations processes including the use of human, fiscal and technical resources.   

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Maintains national and statewide accreditation for identified programs.  

Acts a representative for The Family Tree on statewide councils and coalitions that focus on home visiting, early childhood and development, and innovative approaches.  

Collects and analyzes data for monthly and quarterly reporting.  

Provides training, technical assistance and guidance for program specialist, student interns and volunteers in The Family Tree’s models for parenting training and children services.

Develop an annual outreach plan for reaching and engaging program participants.

Provide leadership in the planning, developing and tracking of key cross agency information that ensures that TFT will achieve objectives as established by performance measures based on the strategic plan and annual work plans.

Supervise the daily activities of assigned research projects within the department

Assist in the development of annual program budget. Manages the program budgets and expenditures to ensure that program goals are meet. 

In cooperation with Manager of Operations, implements program human resource and facility plans.

Implement new program initiatives in cooperation with Executive Resource Team and Program Managers.

Provides technical assistance to staff and management for program compliance with agency policies, funding sources, regulatory and accreditation bodies.

Meet regularly with Volunteer Coordinator to enhance services to program participants and to address administrative need.

Design and implement an annual staff development plan in accordance with agency policies and operations manager

Conducts research as required for writing grants and reports.

Implement a quality assurance program to monitor program progress, using Penelope or other approved databases.

Create presentations for training or meetings as required.

Attend and preside over meetings as required

Attends required staff meetings, training, or conferences.

Participates in agency work teams as assigned.

Meets regularly with immediate supervisor

Meets regularly with direct reports in individual and group supervision.


EDUCATION:

Mental Health License (LCMFT, LCPC, LCSW-C or LGSW) preferred

Master’s Degree in Behavioral Sciences (Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Mental Health, Nursing and Education) required


EXPERIENCE:

5 years experience working in Human or Social Services

3 years working directly with families or children in home or in group settings

2 years supervisor or administrative experience


SKILLS:

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Knowledge of child development and parenting skills building

Computer word processing


WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Must work flexible hours, including weekends and evenings

Must be prepared to travel to various program sites, and various communities.


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