ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF NEKCA-NORTH NEKCA has an exciting position available for an Assistant Director of NEKCA-North Services. The Assistant Director will primarily be responsible for the daily programmatic operations of our Outreach services in Newport, Canaan, and Island Pond. Coordinate volunteers and staff coverage, including direct services to outreach clients when covering staffing vacations and shortages. This may include and may not be limited to case coordination and follow-up in providing services to individuals and families who request assistance. Attendance at community and statewide meetings will be expected. This person will also be responsible for working within a budget and timely coordination, accuracy, and submission of grant reports.
Candidates should have experience with leadership, team building, community partnerships and direct service delivery.
To apply: Send cover letter, resume, and 3 references to email address provided, fax to 802-334-5249 or mail to: NEKCA, Attn: Human Resources, PO BOX 346, Newport VT 05855 E.E.O.
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
Fill in where necessary in a team spirited approach to assist in delivering Outreach services
Provide Supervision of Outreach Support Workers, Housing Support Specialists, receptionist 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 for all 3 sites.
Attend meetings, trainings and conferences that pertain to all aspects of the Outreach Department
Participate in community based initiatives that involve housing, food, fuel, and/or emergency services
Coordinate with the St. Johnsbury Associate Director around grants that are shared between both districts
Be the point of contact for Crisis Fuel for the Newport 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