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Program Director - Family & Community Engagement

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ORGANIZATION: BLACK - Building Leadership And Community Knowledge

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The Program Director is responsible for overseeing programs for the Office of Family And Community Engagement (FACE) within the organization. Creates and revises programs, develops policies and guidelines, recruits and trains staff, with fundraising chair raises funds, and ensures compliance with government relations.

Primary responsibilities

  • Create and supervise programs.
  • Plan and launch fundraising events to support programs.
  • Devise budgets and ensure the budget is adhered to throughout the fiscal year.
  • Reach out to the community for volunteers and support.
  • Contribute to writing grant proposals for program funds.
  • Coordinate all activities of the program.
  • Supervise, recruit, and train program staff.
  • Monitor the effectiveness and results of the program and plan adjustments.
  • Ensure compliance with all government relations.
  • Attend community events to represent the program
Identify contacts, and perform direct/ongoing outreach efforts with community organizations, businesses, churches, schools, hospitals, healthcare providers, and government officials for the purpose of enlisting them in the Safety Net's goal of enhancing the quality of life within families. The Director would not only inform community "players" of the existence of the Office of Family And Community Engagement and its mission and services, he/she would be responsible for actively following-up with contacts and reporting back to the Board.

These ongoing outreach efforts are designed to encourage participants to take specific measures within their own organizations that would contribute significantly to keeping children at home safely. All efforts are aimed at keeping families out of court and children out of the child welfare system. The Director will need to attend mandatory monthly committee meetings to provide the group with updates on recent outreach efforts and to assist with the identification of community "players".
.Instruction, education and motivating students toward the goal of post-secondary education.
  • Maintain excellent record-keeping in the form of client files, reports, documented casework, program attendance, etc.
  • Booking and coordination of family visits
  • Receive family donations and payments from non subsidized families for services.
  • Works closely with Site Coordinator on all aspects of position and duties. Performs other duties as assigned by the Site Coordinator.

Candidates must live in the United States and preferably in the Chicagoland area.

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About BLACK - Building Leadership And Community Knowledge


Human Resources Development & Training, Chicago, IL 60649, US

Mission Statement

Building Leadership And Community Knowledge (BLACK)


Building Leadership And Community Knowledge (BLACK) is for African Descendants of Slaves (ADOS) who share the common goal of improving the quality of life among Blacks.


Children & Youth
Children & Youth, Community


We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.


  • Youth Services
  • Strategic Planning
  • Program Management
  • Organization
  • Project Management
  • Relationship Building




  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Open
  • Previous Experience

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