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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: Reporting to the Board of Directors the Executive Director (ED) will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for Catholic Social Services staff, programs, expansion, and execution of its mission while working within a guidelines surrounding the Catholic Church and within a nonprofit organization. S/he will initially develop deep knowledge of field, core programs, operations, and business plans.
Leadership & Management:
Ensure ongoing local programmatic excellence, rigorous program evaluation, and consistent quality of finance and administration, fundraising, communications, and systems; recommend timelines and resources needed to achieve the strategic goals
Actively engage and energize CSS Nonprofit volunteers, board members, event committees, alumni, partnering organizations, and funders
Lead, coach, develop, and retain CSS Nonprofit's high-performance executive and senior management teams. Ensure effective systems to track scaling progress, and regularly evaluate program components, so as to measure successes that can be effectively communicated to the board, funders, and other constituents
Grants/Fundraising & Communications:
Expand local revenue generating and fundraising activities to support existing program operations and regional expansion while simultaneously retiring building debt
Deepen and refine all aspects of communications—from web presence to external relations with the goal of creating a stronger brand
Use external presence and relationships to garner new opportunities
Planning & New Business:
Design the national expansion and complete the strategic business planning process for the program expansion into new markets
Begin to build partnerships in new markets, establishing relationships with the funders, and political and community leaders at each expansion site
Be an external local and national presence that publishes and communicates program results with an emphasis on the successes of the local program as a model for regional and national replication
Minimum Qualifications: The ED will be thoroughly committed to CSS Nonprofit's mission. All candidates should have proven leadership, coaching, and relationship management experience. Concrete demonstrable experience and other qualifications include: A practicing Catholic in good standing with an Advanced degree, ideally an MBA or MSW, with at least 10 years of senior management experience; track record of effectively leading and regionally and/or nationally scaling a performance- and outcomes-based organization and staff; ability to point to specific examples of having developed and operationalized strategies that have taken an organization to the next stage of growth;
Unwavering commitment to quality programs and data-driven program evaluation; Excellence in organizational management with the ability to coach staff, manage, and develop high-performance teams, set and achieve strategic objectives, and manage a budget; Past success working with a Board of Directors with the ability to cultivate existing board member relationships; Strong marketing, public relations, and fundraising experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders and cultures; Strong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills; Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable, and innovative approach to business planning; Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people; Passion, idealism, integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven, and self-directed
PERMANENT SUPPORTED HOUSING (PSH) CASE MANAGER: Full Time Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) Case Manager will work closely with individuals and families experiencing homelessness or who are at risk of becoming homeless. This may include conducting intakes in person and over the telephone. This position will also assist clients with budgeting, and refer clients to resources within the community to assist them with sustainability.
Job Duties: Development of Individual Service Plans; Responsible for documentation of client information; Provide monthly reports on client progress to Coordinator of Residential Services; Schedule supportive services for clients to assist and attain permanent housing; Schedule supportive services for clients related to clinical issues such as substance abuse and homelessness; Must be able to handle other responsibilities as assigned by Coordinator of Residential Services and/or Executive Director; Schedule supportive services for clients related to job training and skills training; Meet with clients twice a week to evaluate progress, identify potential barriers and develop subsequent strategy to resolve; Maintain strong rapport and open communication with clients; Conduct all exit interviews with clients; Monitor and track all existing clients quarterly to offer supportive services.
Minimum Requirements: Previous Case Management experience for a residential program; Bilingual preferred; Strong organizational skills; Solid interpersonal skills; Able to work independently; Knowledge of cultures served, ability to work with diverse populations; Ability to link clients with public and private resources; Ability to represent and advocate for the program in the community; Able to coordinate services with other CSS staff; Secondary language strongly preferred; Must have a valid driver's license and reliable transportation.
H.O.U.S.E. SUPERVISOR (2): CSS has two (2) full time openings for H.O.U.S.E Program Supervisors. One position is Monday through Friday 8:30AM to 4PM, and the other is Tuesday through Saturday 12:00PM to 8:00PM. Works under the general supervision of the H.O.U.S.E Program Coordinator.
Job Duties:Supervision of all Case Managers and Housing Specialists; Oversee ongoing professional development and training of teams; Develop and support a positive, team-oriented work environment; Maintain ongoing communication with Program Coordinator, referring case-managers and landlords by responding promptly to phone calls, emails, faxes, letters and meetings; Client files are to be maintained within CSS guidelines and audit ready at all times; Maintain the on call sheet; Provide bi-weekly inspections of all units as well as spot checks of random units in all locations; Ensures clear communication to maintenance of all repairs needed, damages and apartment turnarounds via work orders in a timely and expedited manner; Maintains landlord files with updated pictures of new units, and pictures of repaired units that had a turnaround completed. Also provides pictures of any new appliances that have been added or replace in any unit in the program; Readily assist staff with home visits; Provide shelter coverage as needed and attend all assigned meetings, will be assigned to on call bi-weekly or as needed in the best interest of the program; Develop familiarity with all DHCD shelter rules and guidelines and regulations.
Minimum Requirements: Degree in social services or a related field, or equitable experience in social services; At least three years of supervisory experience; At least 4 years of experience in direct provision of social services, preferably with homeless families; Experience working with and understanding of data management systems; Acquire knowledge of Dept. of Housing and Community Development EA shelter program, regulations, guidelines, policies and procedures; Standard computer skills; Ability to interact with a diverse social, economic, and ethnic population; Effective communication skills both verbal and written; Ability to establish cooperative working relationships with employees and the general public; Understanding of problems homeless families often face, including alcohol and drug abuse, mental illness, domestic violence, and long-term homelessness. Must have a valid driver's license and reliable transportation.
DIRECT CARE STAFF: This full time position works in our St. Killian's program with homeless youth.
Job Duties: Direct Care staff is responsible for directing and assisting in the care and safety of residents, including life skills and limited behavioral interventions. This position also facilitates resident cooking, cleaning and general maintenance duties.
Minimum Requirements: A high school diploma and previous experience working in a residential program preferred.
PERSONAL CARE ATTENDANTS (PCA): The Office for Persons with Disabilities is looking for PCA's for upcoming clients we are surrogates for. Clients of different ages and disabilities. Previous experience as a PCA/CNA a plus. Experience with toileting issues, sponge baths, med distribution, and transfers; drug addiction and mental health issues a plus. Must have reliable transportation and be available weekends and nights. We have PCA case all over Southeastern MA.
WE DO CORI CHECKS (Criminal Background Checks) ON ALL PCA APPLICANTS.
If interested or for more information, please contact MATTHEW DANSEREAU Coordinator - Office for Persons with Disabilities Catholic Social Services
238 Bonney St.
New Bedford MA, 02744
Phone: 508 - 997 - 7337