Role of the Director, Holocaust Survivor Program is to effectively manage Met Council's Holocaust Survivor department, which includes directly supervising a team of Social Workers and Case Workers, ensuring deliverables are met and clients are being appropriately served. The Director, Holocaust Survivor Program should have experience in program development, managing program budgets, supervision and the geriatric community.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Specifically focusing on the Holocaust Survivor population:
Manage Holocaust Survivor department including Emergency Food Program, PCTI Supportive Services Program and HS ECAP Program.
Provide direct clinical staff supervision for staff members.
Manage client caseload of complex cases.
Organize and manage socialization events for clients throughout the year.
Ensure all program deliverables are met and statistics are accurate.
Responsible for Holocaust Program reports to funders and stakeholders.
Work with fiscal department to effectively manage program budgets.
Utilize AWARDS computer database for program statistics and client information.
Create relationships and work effectively with partner agencies including JCC's and other social service organizations.
Demonstrate cultural sensitivity.
Client focused, ethics and integrity in approach to interventions, professional knowledge and expertise, adaptability and flexibility, planning and organizing Makes timely, informed decisions that take into account fact goal constrains and risks, manages own time, priorities and resources to achieve goals.
Skill and Education:
3-5 years of supervisory experience and works effectively in managing staff.
Experience with geriatric social work (preferred).
Preference for bi-lingual Russian.
Computer literate with working knowledge of Word and other software programs.
Frequent travel outside of main office carrying laptops and files. May be stationed in multiple offices.
Required Constantly: Walking, sitting, grasping, bending, stooping, squatting, computer input, finger dexterity and coordination of hand, eye and foot.
Required Frequently: Standing and climbing stairs; carrying laptop & files (approx. 8-10 lbs).
Required Occasionally: Reaching above the shoulder, and lifting 5-25 pounds, pushing and pulling.
Metropolitan Council On Jewish Poverty