Director, Interim Housing - Willow Tree
The People Concern
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Post Date: Jan 19, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: N/A
Location: US - California - Compton
Job Reference: 29871
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The Director, Willow Tree Inn will be responsible for oversight, direction and supervision of internal and external functions for this Interim Housing Program for The People Concern, providing strong day-to-day administrative and programmatic oversight and ensuring successful performance-based outcomes. The selected candidate will also work with Director of Project Based Housing to implement the strategy to convert this site to Permanent Supportive Housing within a three year time frame. Additionally, interfacing with entities such as Department of Health Services, Housing Authorities, County entities, Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority, members of the community, and partner service providers is essential.


- Responsible for the leadership, management and budgetary aspects of the program
- Oversee services and government contracts for the program, ensuring compliance with all funding agreements
- Work as part of an interdisciplinary team to provide comprehensive, integrated care to individuals dealing with homelessness, medical conditions, mental illness and substance addiction
- In collaboration with senior leadership, develop and implement policies, procedures, and systems necessary to maintain high-quality programs and services
- Use a Harm Reduction, Trauma-Informed Care, and Housing First methodology to ensure that participants are supported in ending their homelessness
- Collaborate with staff to remove barriers to placement in permanent housing by identifying appropriate services for each individual
- Provide individual and team supervision and performance evaluations for assigned staff
- Provide programmatic and administrative supervision to Program Managers, and other assigned staff
- Oversee program data collection and ensure timely reporting of compliance and contract activities for funding sources
- Develop and plan strategically for future programmatic needs and community partnerships.
- Attend trainings, present or coordinate trainings, prepare written reports, and complete related projects as requested
- Serve as a liaison and point of contact for a wide array of stakeholders. ie: funders, public officials, law enforcement, etc.
- Represent the agency at outside functions and meetings
- Assist with gathering necessary documentation for RFP process when funding opportunities are identified


- Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology or related field, Masters’ degree in mental health field (Social Work, MFT, or Psychology) a plus
- Minimum three years of programming/administrative experience in a nonprofit setting at an agency that provides services to individuals that have a history of homeless, mentally illness, or are dually-diagnosed
- At least two years of leadership/management and supervisory experience
- On-call 24/7 a requirement, and some hours availability for evening and weekend

- Experience in developing new programs, including developing strategies and implementing systems, budgeting and hiring
- Detail oriented with excellent time management, organizational, written, verbal, interpersonal, team building, and computer skills
- Current, valid California Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record
- Proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and database applications

Schedule: Monday - Friday (8:00am - 4:30pm)
Benefits: Medical, Vision, Dental, Life Insurance, 403(b) Retirement plan
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