Northeast Kingdom Community Action, an agency dedicated to empower all generations in the Northeast Kingdom to grow, prosper, and thrive has an exciting opportunity available for a unique individual who enjoya a work environment that is challenging and rewarding.
The ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF NEKCA SOUTH will primarily be responsible for the daily operations and services in St. Johnsbury. Coordinate volunteers and staff coverage, including direct services to clients when providing staff coverage. This may include case coordination and follow-up in providing services to individuals and families who request assistance. Candidates should have experience with leadership, team building, community partnerships and direct service delivery. Bachelors Degree in Education, Human Services or related field desired.
To apply send a cover letter, resume and 3 references to email provided; FAX to 802-334-5249; or mail to NEKCA Human Resources, PO Box 346, Newport, VT 05855. E.O.E.
Document all information and referrals, outcomes, and barriers to accessing services on required forms. Keep complete, accurate, and up-dated records.
Develop and nurture contacts with other community-based organizations, participate in collaborative efforts to develop and expand services. Work collaboratively with other providers to address needs of low-income households.
Coordinate and follow-up with delivery of services to be provided to individuals/families
Provide Supervision of Outreach Support Workers, Housing Support Specialists, Parent Child Center Workers, Reach-up Worker and volunteers; this includes but not limited to 3 month, 6 month and yearly evaluations as well as attend to staffing needs or issues that arise
Attend Community Partner meeting, Partner with Field Service Director in coordinating meeting time and case information
Complete necessary reports for grants that are administered; whether they are monthly, quarterly or yearly
All aspects of the food shelf which includes but not limited to ordering of food, reporting, Overseeing and administering the Rescue food program as well as the VT Fresh program.
Attend meetings, trainings and conferences that pertain to all aspects of the Outreach Department
Participate in community based initiatives that involve housing, food, fuel, emergency services, childcare subsidy, academics, and job readiness.
Coordinate with the Newport Associate Director around grants that are shared between both districts
Be the point of contact for Crisis Fuel for the St. Johnsbury district, keep detailed records (spreadsheet) or assists, paperwork and all other data needed for the grant funds
Minimum Requirements Include:
Valid drivers license and reliable insured vehicle will be required. Must be able to satisfy the travel requirements of the position.
Bachelors Degree in Education, Human Services, or Counseling. May consider years of work experience and /or experience working with families.
Experience Requirements 2-3 years of supervision
Knowledge of community resources including local service providers; state and federal agencies.
Must have excellent communication, written, and interpersonal skills. Computer skills and record keeping desired.
Strength based approach while working with community, clients and staff.
This position is considered a mandated reporter.
Health & Dental Insurance
Life & Accidental Death Insurance
Long Term Disability
Supplemental Insurance Options
Employee Assistance Program
Pension Plan (SEP)
Sick / Family Leave