Director of Foster Grandparent and Senior Companion Program
SCHEDULE: (Determined on a case by case basis)
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: The FGP/SCP Director oversees program development and daily operations of FGP/SCP in multiple counties across Ohio. The Director acts as liaison between program coordinators and Family and Community Services management. The job requires travel within the assigned counties and within the state.
1. Oversees the operations of the FGP/SCP in assigned counties.
2. Directs, trains, and supervises Program Coordinators in assigned counties.
3. Manages staff of 5-8 Program Coordinators who carry out the program in their assigned counties.
4. Ensures performance measures for local, state and national grants are in place; compiles all performance measure data and provides reports to the local, state and federal funding sources; enters data and extracts reports from a variety of program databases for local, state and federal grant reports.
5. Ensures compliance with federal and state laws and agency policies. Updates program policies as needed to comply with federal and state laws.
6. Completes and submits reports to federal, state, and local funders.
7. Completes and submits annual funding proposals, including grant renewal and continuations to federal funders.
8. Assists Program Coordinators with recruiting, enrolling. and training FGP/SCP volunteers and conducting volunteer events as needed.
9. Develops and maintains ongoing collaborations with partner agencies.
10. Ensures all paperwork for stations and volunteers is complete and in compliance and ensures that volunteer, station, and client records are current and accurate.
11. Helps Program Coordinators recruits, trains and directs activities of Advisory Council members in assigned counties.
12. Identifies and coordinates new development campaigns to ensure adequate funds for program implementation and to meet federal match requirements; solicits in-kind donations
13. Helps Program Coordinators directs development of annual volunteer recognition events for each county served.
14. Encourages members to participate in National Days of Service (ex: MLK, Patriot Day) and promotes national service/National Days of Service in the local community
15. Promotes the programs’ missions and needs and recognizes member contributions to both internal and external audiences.
16. Assists with maintaining a safe work environment.
17. Complies with agency policies and procedures, COA regulations, federal and state requirements, and education/certification/
18. Other duties as assigned
1. Ability to interact with others, specifically senior population.
2. Ability to make decisions, act on them and evaluate the results.
3. Ability to communicate, orally and in writing.
4. Ability to follow instructions and work independently.
5. Ability to maintain discretion with confidential data.
6. Ability and willingness to travel periodically, including attending meetings beyond the framework of the normal work schedule.
7. Ability to conduct meetings and training sessions.
8. Must have drivers license and means (vehicle) to attend staff functions, and travel relative to position within and outside of assigned county.
9. Must be able to meet agency requirements for criminal background check (Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation and FBI).
MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL/LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent experience.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Experience/training in volunteer management, administration, public relations, community organizations or related fields. Experience in employee performance appraisal and management. Past grant writing experience preferred. Must be computer literate with Microsoft Office programs.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to travel within and outside of assigned county.