VILLAGE COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTER

PROGRAM DIRECTOR



Job Description


Employment Type:  $42,000-$52,000 annually.  This is a full time exempt position.  Occasional weekends and evenings will be required.  Compensation includes paid time off.
 
About Village Community Resource Center
Village Community Resource Center (VCRC), located in Brentwood, California is a community-based organization that serves struggling families in Far East Contra Costa County.  We believe all children deserve an equal opportunity to succeed in school, work, and life. However, poverty, limited English language proficiency, and the challenges of adapting to a new culture pose formidable barriers to health and well-being for many children and families in our community. The mission of VCRC is to provide information, support, and coordination of resources to empower and improve the quality of life of disadvantaged children and their families in a culturally sensitive environment.  VCRC does not discriminate because of age, race, gender, national origin, ethnicity, residential status, veteran states, sexual orientation or disability. We are family-centered; we build enduring relationships with both parents and children.  We embrace families’ heritage and culture while helping them adapt to new experience and contexts.  Our program portfolio includes youth development, family leadership, health, and collaborative partnerships.
 
 
Specific requirements include:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • Fluency in Spanish (written and verbal) is required
  • Experience working collaboratively with multiple stakeholders
  • Excellent people skills including verbal and written communication skills (literacy in Microsoft Office)
  • 3-5 years supervisory experience
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for supervision & delivery of the K-5th grade After School Academy (2-3 service sites), Summer Aquatics Program, Summer Camp, Early Literacy Classes, Parent Engagement, and Parent Leadership Program
  • Maintains communication and positive relationships with school administrators and teachers
  • Plans and executes VCRC events (field trips, intersession activities, family fundraisers & graduation)
  • Plans and executes monthly parent meetings and coordinates opportunities for guest speakers
  • Works effectively to build relationships and maintain ongoing communication with a diverse population
  • Assists with maintaining and monitoring client data in SalesForce database
  • Compiles data regarding program outcomes
  • Provides support to individuals or clients through evaluations, surveys, and needs assessments
  • Provides conflict –resolution support to individuals
  • In collaboration with program staff, recruits and enrolls program participants
  • Assists with recruiting, interviewing, orientating, and training new program staff and volunteers
  • Coordinates and supervises the work of program staff to ensure high quality programs
  • Provides ongoing professional development that builds the capacity of staff (includes coaching, modeling, observation/feedback, & trainings)
  • Effectively empowers individuals to reach their goals and increase their levels of responsibility
  • Speaks to various community groups regarding VCRC, its programs, and volunteer opportunities
  • Nurtures current partnerships, builds new relationships, and networks with various community partners
  • Schedules programs and services available through current partners: Ronald McDonald Dental Care Mobile, Conversational English classes, immigration clinics, Summer Lunch Program, and Counseling Services
 
Minimum Knowledge and Skill Requirements:
  • Knowledge of human behavior and development
  • Demonstrated experience problem solving, balancing priorities, and management of multiple tasks
  • Ability to communicate (verbal and written) effectively and appropriately with others.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Ability to utilize agency resources, technology and partners to appropriately answer questions and provide information to staff and other service providers
  • Proven ability to maintain professional boundaries and client confidentiality
  • Ability to work effectively with families of varying cultural, social, and economic backgrounds
  • Ability to prioritize work, organize, and manage time effectively
  • Ability to maintain records, prepare reports and correspondence related to the work
  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude and a sense of humor
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, maturity, confidence and commitment
 
This job description intends to outline the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this job.  It is not intended to include all duties and responsibilities.  Because of a need to remain responsive to the needs of our clients and our agency’s operations, responsibilities may be modified at any time.


Contact Information

Business Name: VILLAGE COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTER
Street: 633 VILLAGE DRIVE
City/State/Zip: BRENTWOOD, CA 94513
Local Phone: (925) 626-7892
Email: admin@vcrcbrentwoodca.org
Website Address: http://www.vcrcbrentwoodca.org