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Program Manager

ACTION for BOSTON COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, INC. (ABCD)

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178 Tremont St. Boston, MA 02111
www.bostonabcd.org

PROGRAM MANAGER
Elder Services – Foster Grandparents Program

Manage the daily operations of the Foster Grandparents Program. Work with the Director of Elder Services on strategic planning, program development, promotional activities and community outreach to achieve program success. Train, supervise and evaluate program staff to ensure effective program operations and compliance with federal standards and policies. Recruit, screen, place and supervise Foster Grandparents to ensure successful and productive volunteer assignments. Oversee FGP orientations and trainings. Develop and manage new volunteer stations according to community needs and to establish guidelines for volunteer placements. Provide staff support and technical assistance to the FGP Community Advisory Council. Develop and maintain working relationships with community organizations to gain support and outreach to other agencies. Perform other related duties as required.

Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Human Services, Gerontology or a related field required. Must have three to five years of experience in Human Services or a related field. Knowledge of community resources required. Must have strong interpersonal, organizational, problem-solving, and communication skills. Ability to travel around Boston and Quincy required. Experience in staff supervision, volunteer management, resource development and marketing a plus. Knowledge of child development or educational system desirable. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.

All applications and inquiries should be directed to the Human Resources Department, 178 Tremont St. Boston, MA 02111, Fax: (617) 423-7693, or email banner@bostonabcd.org

Please visit our website at www.bostonabcd.org for additional employment listings.

ABCD Inc. is an equal opportunity employer actively seeking applications under its affirmative action program.