Family Strengthening Programs Director

Children of the Promise

Cap-Haitien, Haiti

Full-time

Feb 7

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Description du poste:

The vision of COTP is a healthy, Christian home for every Haitian child. We seek to achieve this vision by serving families at-risk of separation through family preservation programs to keep families together and empower them for sustainable health and wellness. In addition, when a separation of child from family occurs, we pursue alternative family care for the child and provide temporary family-style residential care whenever needed.

The Family Strengthening Programs Director (FSPD) will be responsible for overseeing, directing and developing the Family Strengthening Programs Department. This will include planning and implementing a strategic vision, managing and equipping a unified staff, orienting the department to the overall mission, managing resources, and promoting a commitment to excellence. The FSPD must have a passion to serve others. The individual is expected to: be a team player; be self motivated; have a high attention to detail; be a hard worker; and be patient. The individual must be responsible with time and resources, as well as efficient and resourceful.

Position Duties and Responsibilities:

-Management and development of Program staff:

Recruiting, selecting, orienting new program staff when necessary; training all program managers; identifying and pursuing opportunities for program staff development

-Supporting a healthy work environment and supporting employee’s professional growth

-Providing accountability for program managers through communication of their expectations, regular feedback, encouragement, evaluation, and disciplinary action when necessary; enforcing organizational policies and procedures

Strategic planning and outcomes:

-Initiate and set goals for programs according to the strategic objectives of the organization

-Lead program managers in the planning of programs, including developing program processes, setting goals and attaining milestones

-Lead regular monitoring and evaluation of program activities, and devise strategies to ensure efficiency and effectiveness of program objectives.

-Develops program systems and structures - including program policies and protocols - to provide clarity and support completion of program objectives.

-Reports to senior leadership and Board on program outcomes

-Contribute to development of strategic planning for the organization

Financial stewardship and oversight of program:

-Prepare annual program budgets in collaboration with program managers

-Regularly review expenses; initiate corrective actions when necessary.

-Assist in seeking out and writing grant proposals as needed

Partnerships and Community Engagement: Pursue and develop partnerships with community services and leaders that contribute to achieving the strategic objectives of the organization.

Other duties as assigned

Key areas of Responsibility:

-Nutrition Program

-Special Needs Outreach Program

-Domestic Foster Care Program

-Lagossette Christian School

-Education Sponsorship Program

Qualifications requises:

Position Skills and Qualifications:

Education: University degree (bachelor’s degree minimum; master’s degree preferred) in social work, international development, or in a related field. Additional certificates or trainings in related work is an asset.

Experience: Minimum of 2 years experience in a program’s director or management position, including experience in overseeing the administration of an organization’s strategic objectives. Must have experience in orphan and vulnerable children care, particularly working with families at-risk of separation.

Competencies:

-Excellent organizational and leadership skills

-Thorough understanding of program management techniques and methods

-Knowledge of program monitoring and evaluation techniques

-Knowledge of best-practices in field of orphan and vulnerable children care

-Strong interpersonal skills and self-awareness; strong communication skills

-Ability to coach and foster teamwork; ability to galvanize team around a common goal

-Ability to work well within a team; demonstrates humility and a team-first approach.

-Ability to work with other organizations for the benefit of God’s kingdom work.

-Working knowledge of MS Word, Google Drive

Faith: Clearly expresses and demonstrates a lifestyle of living out their faith in Jesus Christ as their Savior.

Language: Fluent and a strong communicator in written and spoken Creole and English. Fluency in French is also a preferred asset.

Demonstrates a level of perspective and maturity as a result of their previous life experiences.

Complete and clear a criminal background check for working within a vulnerable sector.

Complete and clear a criminal background check for working within a vulnerable sector.

A propos de Children of the Promise

Children of the Promise is a non-profit located in northern Haiti, near Cap-Haitien. Our mission is to provide excellent physical, spiritual, emotional, educational, and economic care for at-risk children and families in Haiti, empowering the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. Our vision is a healthy, Christian home and family for every Haitian child. We seek to achieve this vision by serving families at-risk of separation through family preservation programs to keep families together and empower them for sustainable health and wellness. In addition, when a separation of child from family occurs, we pursue alternative family care for the child and provide temporary family-style residential care whenever needed.

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Empowering families to stay together & to stay healthy