DIRECTOR OF YOUTH SERVICES in Buffalo
Homespace Corporation Posted: 03/10/2020
Buffalo, NY 14209
Director of Youth Services - Exempt, Full time Position
Join our team and help us make a difference 2 generations at a time!
Homespace Corporation is looking for a Director of Youth Services. This position is responsible for planning, developing and coordinating program activities to meet the holistic needs of residents in a foster care setting as well as providing supervision to assigned staff, ensuring program development and regulatory oversight, and monitoring county relationships. It is a general expectation that the DYS will be an effective, successful, and productive Administrator. General duties related to administration include managing budgetary needs based on census, making cost-effective decisions for the program, evaluating employees and overseeing supervision needs, delegating duties with effective follow up, and complying with all oversight agencies/regulations. Coach and lead a team of professionals to highlight and advance the program. Assists with public relations activities as well as serves as Utilization Review Coordinator for case files.
Minimum requirements include a Master's Degree in human services or a related field, plus five (5) years of experience in working with complex clients preferably in a residential setting. Child Welfare experience is essential, specifically related to developing positive relationships across service systems. A valid New York State driver's license and an ability to transport. NO PHONE CALLS.
Benefits available for Full-Time Employees
- Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)
- Paid Holidays
- Medical & Dental and Vision Insurance Rates
- Health Savings Accounts
- Employee Assistance Program
- Paid Training & Career Development
- Retirement Plan with Employer Matching Contribution
- Company Paid Life Insurance
- Short and Long term Disability
- Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) Employer
If interested, please send resume to: