Housing Programs Manager

Post
  • Full-time
  • Pay: 55K to 58K
  • Location: West Sacramento
  • Competitive Benefits package including medical/dental/vision coverage

SUMMARY:

Are you interested in working with one of the region’s most innovative and exciting nonprofits serving children and families throughout Yolo County? Are you a team player who loves to collaborate with partners, share ideas, and lead a dynamic team? Yolo County Children’s Alliance (YCCA) is seeking a passionate and dynamic Program Manager to oversee its housing programs. Under the guidance of the Director of Programs, the Program Manager is responsible for programmatic support and supervision of staff as well as the administrative management of the program. The successful candidate will be team orientated, have excellent verbal and written communication skills, excellent organizational skills, and strong follow through.

The Housing and Homeless Services program provides on-site supportive services to West Sacramento Project Roomkey/Homekey residents to mitigate the spread of Covid-19 as well as homelessness prevention services to families in jeopardy of losing their housing. Services includes intensive case management to secure or retain permanent housing.
 

RESPONSIBILITIES:                                                                                 

Management and supervision of Project Roomkey/Homekey and the homelessness prevention program

  • Oversee all program operations and manage direct reporting program staff and their subordinates; responsibilities include setting staff performance targets, conducting program progress reviews with staff, overseeing onsite and offsite training opportunities for professional development, reviewing and signing time sheets, preparing performance reviews, etc.
  • Supervise and provide day to day programmatic oversight to staff including crisis management and support.
  • Understands all aspects of contract requirements and communicate this understanding to staff.
  • Prepare, review and ensure the accuracy and timeliness of, contract reports and statistical information for both YCCA management and funder use.
  • Participate in program design, develop and document all program activities.
  • Ensure that all client files and program files are kept in compliance with YCCA’s and funder’s standards.
  • Collaborate with partner organizations to meet program goals.
  • Maintain professional relationships with clients and compliance with HIPPA regulations, as well as HUD and HCD.
  • Analyze program and demographic data to make programmatic improvements.
  • Confer with the Program Director and/or other YCCA management staff as needed regarding programmatic and personnel issues.
  • Complete incident reports when required
  • Participate in staff/funder/outside agency meetings as requested.
  • Immediately report to the appropriate Program Director any: monitoring visits or funders’ events; significant events; any incident that might subject YCCA to liability.

Leadership

  • Communicate with peers in other YCCA programs on issues related to programmatic activities and collaboration.
  • Maintain cooperative relationships with staff and program partners such as Yolo County and the city of West Sacramento, other local services agencies, funders, and other related programs to enhance programs and services to target populations.
  • Respond to sensitive matters and/or situations with discretion and tact
  • Foster a cooperative work environment within your programs and within the organization as a whole
  • Work independently and show initiative 
  • Assist with and participate in YCCA agency events.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Knowledge of supportive housing services operations
  • Be proactive, creative, and flexible in determining, evaluating, researching, and resolving issues
  • Organize and prioritize multiple activities to meet all external and internal deadlines
  • Maintain professional demeanor that reflects positively on the agency
  • Demonstrate respect and courtesy toward others
  • Able to thrive in a work environment emphasizing teamwork and collaboration
  • Work well within a wide range of constituencies representing a diverse community.
  • Understanding of or experience with trauma informed care.
  • Experience working successfully with issues of substance abuse, mental health, criminal background, and other potential barriers to economic self-sufficiency
  • Excellent organization skills and ability to multi-task and juggle multiple priorities
  • Able to communicate well at all levels of the organization including working with organization leadership and high-level representatives of partner organizations
  • Able to work within a frequently changing project scope while maintaining overall direction and structured priorities
  • Able to enter data into various electronic system while maintaining the integrity and accuracy of the data
  • Able to sit and/or stand for long periods of time and able to lift 20 lbs. 
  • Must be available for occasional night and weekend work.
  • Experience and/or knowledge of California’s housing crisis as well as working with individuals with mental illness, substance abuse issues, and other special needs.
  • Ability to pass and maintain fingerprint clearance throughout the duration of employment.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Human Services, Sociology, Child Development, or related field required.
  • At least 3 years directly related experience, 2 of them supervising and managing programs
  • Knowledge of co-occurring disorders and trauma informed care
  • Knowledge of Clinical documentation (treatment plans, progress notes etc.)
  • Experience with housing issues and working with individuals with mental illness, substance abuse issues, and other special needs.
  • Ability to pass and maintain fingerprint clearance throughout the duration of employment.

TO APPLY:

Please submit an email with resume, a completed YCCA job application, a list of current references and a cover letter, as separate attachments to: YCCAjobs@gmail.com. Write “Housing Program Manager” in the subject line of your email. Your resume, application, references and cover letter must all be received, as attachments, to be considered. YCCA job application can be downloaded here: https://www.yolokids.org/career-opportunities

ABOUT YOLO COUNTY CHILDREN’S ALLIANCE:

The Yolo County Children’s Alliance was established in 2002 by a resolution of the Yolo County Board of Supervisors as a way of addressing a number of community concerns that impact children and their families. The mission of the Yolo County Children’s Alliance is to assess, coordinate and act to strengthen and support the continuum of prevention and intervention services and resources for children, youth and their families.

We Are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, physical or mental disabilities, or any other legally protected status.