Assistant Program Director
Company: Wayside Youth & Family Support Network
Posted on: January 15, 2022
Come demonstrate your passion for child & family empowerment by
joining the Wayside team! At Wayside, you can expect to be part of
an inclusive, innovative, and equity- focused community that
approaches client care as a matter of social justice. Wayside is
one of Massachusetts' most respected child and family serving
agencies with program locations across Central, Eastern and
Northeastern Massachusetts serving more than 6,000 children, young
adults, and families each year. Wayside thinks of our employees as
whole people and invests in benefits to support employee
- Tuition, training & student loan reimbursement
- PTO Package: 3 Wellness Days (time off), 9 Paid Holidays, Up to
3 weeks of vacation (in your first year)
- A learning environment - free training institute with thought
leaders, CEU trainings & program trainings, etc.
- Financial health supports
- Equity focused medical benefits
- Teamwork atmosphere
- Career development support - a great place to grow your
career!!!Salary Range: $50,000+/year
The dynamic Assistant Program Director will be ready to lead a
dedicated team that works creatively and passionately to improve
the lives of youth.
Prior experience in a supervisory or managerial role and experience
working with youth in a residential setting preferred. The
Assistant Program Director is skilled in communication effectively
verbally and in writing. Experience in therapeutic communication
techniques, conflict resolution, staff training and hiring
What You Will Do:
Management: Complete individual supervision. Oversight of daily
programming. On call is required. Coordinate staff scheduling.
Oversight of MAP certification (Prescott). Participate in 2x
monthly management meetings with larger Campus team. Ensure
completion of performance evaluations.
Maintain constant contact with guardians and collaterals.
Responsible for case management clients. Facilitation staff
meeting. Ensure consistent communication with the team for
appointments, medication needs, etc.
Provide coverage on the floor to maintain ratio when needed.
Participate in Community/House meetings. Ensure activity calendar
is posted and followed for program routines. Provide role modeling
and training to staff on the floor.
Complete facility supplies and inspections. Ensure compliance with
all inspections, monitoring requirements, medication administration
and all DEEC licensing requirements. When applicable, ensure all
Rehab compliance is being met.
Competencies/Traits of Our Superstars:
An ability to connect with others, approachability.
Communicate with others at all levels, strong client engagement
Ability to handle conflict resolution.
Ability to handle client crisis compassionately with excellent
ability to notify all team members.
Strong teamwork. Can collaborate and coordinate care with others
High quality writing skills as evidenced by strong client
Associate's Degree or at least 2+ years of work in residential.
Preferred case management experience.
We will train you in:
Motivational Interviewing; Courageous Conversations; Trauma
Informed Practice, MAP, CPR, First Aid training provided upon
Wayside welcomes equity-minded applicants whose values align with
our goal of being a child welfare and behavioral health agency
committed to anti-racism, social justice, and advocacy. Successful
candidates are asked to be engaged in Wayside's dedication to
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. Bilingual/bicultural and LGBTQ+
applicants are encouraged to apply!
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