Program Director

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Location: Clementon, NJ
Job Type/Status: Full Time

Position Summary:

Center For Family Services is seeking a full time Program Director for it's Building Bridges Family Success Center.   The Building Bridges Family Success Center is a community-based, family-centered neighborhood gathering place where any community resident can go for family support, information, and services. The Family Success Center's goal is to enrich the lives of children and adults by making families stronger and empowering them to succeed.   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. Responsible for all reports, employee issues and maintaining relationships with community providers.

Duties and Responsibilities including but not limited to;

  • Provides direct services and administrative supervision of program staff, clients and volunteers.
  • May provide direct service activity as needed.
  • Assures the continuing training and development of program staff.
  • Regularly schedules meetings with program staff to discuss plans, address areas of potential problems and program functioning.
  • Performs administrative functions including the completion of reports in a timely manner in accordance with funders' requirements.
  • Conducts employee evaluations annually in accordance with Center For Family Services' policies and procedures
  • Treats colleagues and family members as individuals with respect and dignity.
  • Completes documentation and other reporting requirements.
  • Manages Family Success Center staff and volunteers including scheduling to ensure that two staff members are at the center at all times.
  • Plans and executes events to promote the center, ensuring DPCP contractual agreements are met, including Level of Service and outcomes
  • Builds relationships and collaborations with community and faith based organizations to promote the center and to provide supportive services for families in coordination with CFS Public Relations department.
  • Provides Parent Advisory Board with direction, resources, and support.
  • Ensures Prevention Factors, Standards of Prevention, and Strengthening Families Logic Model is incorporated in services.
  • Ensures FSC staff are trained on the Standards for Prevention, Principles of Family Support and the Protective Factors; leads workshops on these principles for staff
  • Responsible for creating and ensuring a warm and welcoming gathering place where any community resident can go for family support, information and services


  • Bachelor's Degree with experience in Social Services and the program population
  • Supervisory experience
  • Applicants must have the ability to multi-task
  • Excellent Communication and Organizational skills
  • Current New Jersey driver's license with a driving record of at least three years

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