Family Success Center - Full Time Program Director - East Orange, NJ

Summary: 

Center for Family Services is seeking a professional individual for the Program Director -Family Success Center. Family Success Centers are community-based, family-centered neighborhood gathering places where community members can go for family support, information, and services. Family Success Centers serve families in a safe and supportive home-like environment and offers programs and workshops designed to strengthen the family unit, build relationships, enrich the lives of community members, and make families and the neighborhood stronger. 

Location: East Orange, NJ

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Program Director is responsible for the day to day operation of the Family Success Center ensuring that the Standards for Prevention, Principles of Family Support and the Protective factors are incorporated into all aspects of the Family Success Center. The services that are offered include linking families to resources in the community, cross-cultural family dinners, parent-child activities, referral services, Information on family health, housing related services, family goal setting, budgeting and goal setting, parenting workshops, life skills training, job search/resume building/interview tips, parent and community cafes, and advocacy and home visit. The Program Director supervises and trains all program staff.  They are responsible for all reports, supervision of staff and maintaining relationships with community providers. 

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related Field

  • Experience working with at-risk families

  • At least 5 years experience working with program population

  • Experience in building collaborations among individuals and organizations

  • Supervisor experience preferred

  • Must pass criminal background screening and medical screening 

  • Current driver's license with a good driving record of at least three years

  • Vehicle with current insurance and registration 


All positions require pre-employment drug screening and criminal record checks. Many positions require motor vehicle record evaluations and medical clearances. Center For Family Services is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive salaries and excellent benefits packages. For more information, please visit our website at www.centerffs.org.