Catholic Charities of Los Angeles, Inc. is one of the largest human services providers in California and strives to find permanent solutions to crisis situations by offering clients the tools and resources they need to achieve greater self-reliance and stability in their lives. Services are provided to anyone who comes to the agency in need, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, age or religious belief.
Today, Catholic Charities operates 22 community centers and seven homeless shelters, as well as over 50 programs serving the poor including: food pantries; thrift stores; in-home services for home bound seniors; refugee resettlement; youth employment services; counseling; affordable before-and-after-school child care; immigration assistance; pre-school for children of low income families; and temporary worker centers. In addition, one of the agency’s programs is the Catholic Youth Organization (CYO), which coordinates interscholastic athletics for elementary schools of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.
During the past fiscal year, Catholic Charities delivered over 850,000 services to almost 100,000 individuals, most of whom were women and children. The agency is accredited by the Council on Accreditation for Children and Family Services and, for the eighth time, earned the coveted 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator, an independent charity evaluator, for its commitment to accountability and transparency.
Catholic Charities is seeking a Program Director to manage all aspects of it’s Good Shepherd Shelter program for mothers and children who are victims of domestic violence.
The Program Director will report to the Executive Director and provide overall leadership and coordination among the various facets of the Good Shepherd Shelter program, to include the following responsibilities:
•Responsible for leadership, management and oversight of program.
•Maintain liaison with key governmental, Agency and community leaders in the region
•Plan, organize and conduct approved program in accordance with official directives and applicable contract provisions and government regulations
•Develop, coordinate, administer and evaluate the staffing and delivery of services to those in need and the community services’ programs within the Region
•Knowledge of Harm Reduction Trauma-Informed Care and Housing First methodology to ensure services are provided for domestic violence residents.
•Provide onsite crisis intervention as needed
•Represent the Agency in outside functions and meetings, including meetings with domestic violence council, domestic violence alliance and California partnership to end domestic violence.
•Prepares budgets, maintains financial control of expenditures, analyzes variance between actual and budget and presents and implements remediation plans
•Plan fundraising and resource development within the region
•Implement program policies and procedures to ensure contractual and legal compliance as well as program performance standards
•Conduct on-site operational assessments and facilitates employee participation in problem identification
•Oversee risk management as it applies to facilities and to the health and safety of staff and persons served
•Promote continuous quality improvement and service delivery that is aligned with the Agency’s mission.