Program Director (20200)

Overview

City:
Virginia
State:
MN
Country:
United States of America
Category:
Youth
Employment Status:
Full Time

Description

 

Lutheran Social Service MN is a dynamic social service organization serving children, youth and families, people with disabilities, older adults and military veterans.  Trustworthiness is a value and strength shared by our employees and recognized by the communities we serve.  We offer an ALIVE Workplace (Supportive, Positive and Fun) and careers that challenge, energize and rewards employees.  Consider joining us!

The Program Director will have primary responsibility for the efficient operation of the Range Family Resource Center in Virginia, Minnesota, which includes a 6-bed Crisis Shelter for children and youth aged 0-17 (including oversight of budgets and finances, personnel management, strategic planning, and fundraising); supervise a Program Manager who oversees the day-to-day operation of the LSS Range Crisis Shelter; develop new approaches to meet emerging needs of the children and families served; integrate Crisis Shelter services with the Families First Act and the related changes to child welfare policy and practice; advance best practices, and ensure culturally relevant trauma-informed care. We are open to a staff person who is based in Virginia, Duluth or other NE Minnesota communities.

Seeking a dynamic leader to oversee the Range Family Resource Center. Utilizing a strengths-based & trauma-informed approach, Range FRC provides support to children and youth in crisis. Great colleagues, meaningful work, starting salary of $55,000-$58,000.

Minimum Requirements

 
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field required
  • MSW licensed social worker or Master’s degree in a related field preferred
  • 5 years of experience as a manager or supervisor.
  • Excellent writing skills are necessary as well as the ability to speak publically to promote the services.
  • Knowledge regarding homeless population and housing programs strongly preferred
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills required.
  • Knowledge of Word and Excel computer programs to execute job duties.
  • Service line knowledge specific to the populations served.

Lutheran Social Service of MN is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of all people regardless of gender, race, culture, religion, ethnicity, protected veteran status and/or disability. It is the expectation that all LSS/CHS employees will behave in a manner that is free of racism, discrimination, bias, and harassment where all individuals are treated with dignity, safety, and respect.

Additional Posting Information:
Seeking a dynamic leader to oversee the Range Family Resource Center. Utilizing a strengths-based & trauma-informed approach, Range FRC provides support to children and youth in crisis. Great colleagues, meaningful work, starting salary $55,000-$58,000.

LSS employees have deeply meaningful work that changes lives, the opportunity for their unique gifts to shine and grow, and abundant and balanced lives.