This position is responsible for the development and operation of the Foster Grandparent Program.
1. Develop and implement program work plans, as required by the Corporation for National & Community Service (CNCS).
2. Ensure that program has adequate funding by developing and maintaining funding sources, including in-kind donors.
3. Prepare funding proposals to CNCS and other funders. Provide required reporting to these sources.
4. Prepare annual program budget. Monitor and review revenue and expenditures.
5. Supervise financial system to ensure that proper fiscal procedures are being followed.
6. Recruit new Foster Grandparents, maintaining enough volunteers to expend stipends adequately. Monitor and adjust stipend expenditure throughout year.
7. Interview, hire, train, and supervise Foster Grandparents and staff.
8. Monitor Foster Grandparent placements, supervising personnel problems that arise.
9. Develop and maintain sites where FG’s are placed, according to changing community needs.
10. Plan and attend FGP Advisory Council meetings; assist the Council in completing an annual program evaluation.
11. Know and adhere to policies of CNCS, including supervision of annual FG requirements.
College degree in related field
Experience: Two or more years experience at a program director level, working with seniors in a non-profit setting
Required knowledge, skills, and abilities: a) Management skills and ability to prepare & manage a budget b) Strong oral communication, interpersonal, and public speaking skills c) Strong written communication skills, including grant-writing d) Analytical skills and familiarity with Word and Excel e) Must have access to a vehicle and a valid driver’s license, in order to attend meetings and visit Foster Grandparents and sitesApply Now