SOCIAL SERVICES DIRECTORPosted: 02/26/2024
NATURE OF WORK
The Social Services Director position is a salaried/exempt position under the direct supervision of the Presidenet/CEO. The nature of this position includes negotiating with sub-contractors for delivery of services and determining guidelines in the framework of existing policies. Considerable judgment in the frame of professional and technical knowledge must be exercised daily. Initiative and original thinking are often required to find new approaches and methods of service delivery.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Overall administration of the Social Services Department including personnel management in Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties.
- Monitor and evaluate case management, case aide, and screening/assessment including compliance with funding source guidelines.
- Conduct training for new social services staff members including in-service trainings.
- Monitor case manager productivity levels to ensure set standards are achieved.
- Oversee and maintain all department records within funding source requirements, including care plan case reviews, quality assurance monitoring requirements and monthly reporting.
- Maintain service authorizations and spending in compliance with funding limitations to prevent overspending or to make necessary changes between funding programs.
- Provide service provision (units of service) within approved program budgets in coordination with the Executive Vice President.
- Responsible for care plan compliance within funding source guidelines.
- Monitor Adult Protective Services referrals for appropriate action and response.
- Assist in the preparation of grant applications and budgets.
- Make public appearances on behalf of the Council on Aging of West Florida to include both informal and formal speeches.
- Investigate community resources for effective service delivery.
- Adhere to, implement and enforce Council on Aging of West Florida policies and procedures.
- Other duties as assigned by the President/CEO.
BASIC TRAINING AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
- Bachelor's degree in social work, sociology, psychology or related field
- Four years of experience in a social service or health-related field preferred
- A Master's Degree in social work or a related field may be substituted for two years of required experience
- Experience in direct supervision and management required
- Knowledge and understanding of community resources and service delivery programs
- Ability to follow written and verbal instructions and to complete reports
- Ability to delegate tasks and monitor results
- Excellent communication and public speaking skills to address large groups
- Ability to relate to and interact with the elderly and disabled
- Proficient in use of office products to include Word, Excel and Teams
Positions located within the Council on Aging require a valid Florida driver's license, proof of automobile insurance, dependable automobile, drug/alcohol testing, and successful completion of Level II backgrouond screening as a condition of employment.
Council on Aging of West Florida is an EOE/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, disabililty or veteran status. DRUG FREE WORKPLACE
ANNUAL SALARY: $60,000 - $64,000 (Based on level of education and experience) plus excellent benefit package to include health, life, disability, dental, vision and matching retirement plan.
HOURS: M- F, 40 hours/week
APPLY on-Line at www.coawfla.org. AGENCY APPLICATION AND RESUME REQUIRED FOR CONSIDERATION.
POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED
DEVELOPMENT MANAGERPosted: 01/17/2024
The Development Manager is a professional position under the supervision of the Marketing Communications Director. The person in this position is responsible for activities related to fundraising and resource development in accordance with the strategic plans and goals of the organization. Considerable judgment in the frame of professional knowledge must be exercised daily. This positon requires integrity, trustworthiness, excellent organizational and communication skills, high levels of public contact, and the ability to accurately and concisely portray agency goals and values.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Create and maintain a comprehensive donor database and execute all related administrative functions in a timely manner from initial data input to thank you notes
- Apply for and execute low- and mediuim-level private, individual, and foundational grants as needed
- Perform market research and analysis to strategically create a plan for exceeding development goals
- Analyze pertinent donor information and giving history for trends and opportunities and identifying potential new donors
- Oversee stewardship efforts for all levels of donors- individuals and organizations
- Implement annual giving campaigns
- Cultivate meaningful relationships with potential and existing donors and find creative philanthropic opportunities meeting their goals and the agency's
- Establish measurable fundraising and development goals in accordance with the strategic plan of the organization
- Develop and maintain ongoing professional relationships with major donors
- Develop and coordinate donor recognition initiatives/events
- Coordinate and execute special events; including but not limited to fundraising galas, community events, and Senior Chill Out
- Solicit sponsorships for special events
- Compile and distribute end-of-year tax-deductible information and records
- Attract and retain corporate sponsorships
- Prepare and maintain appropriate mailing lists
- Participate in community and professional organizations and initiatives which will be mutually beneficial to the agency
- Write routine reports and correspondence and make oral presentations; including interviewing clients and writing articles to contribute to Coming of Age Magazine
- Seek outreach opportunities within the community to spread awareness of Council on Aging programs and services, present cases for support
- Oversee funding and partnerships for and implementation of Meals on Wheels for Pets
- Bachelor's degree in communications, marketing, business, sales management or related field
- Two to five years of proven successful fundraising experience with a nonprofit organization, including management of donor data base, grant writing and special events planning and implementaion
- Strong organizational skills. Must be able to manage multiple tasks, prioritize activities and meet deadlines
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Excellent computer skills
- Entrepreneurial spirit. Confidence and ability to network with current and potential sponsors
- Ability to follow written/verbal instructions
- Commitment to teamwork
- High level of initiative and energy
- Ability to plan and meet deadlines
- Presentation and oral/written communication skills
- Demonstrated aptitude for working with internal and external stakeholders
- Neat/sharp professional appearance
- Ability to relate to and interact with the elderly/disabled
- Evening/weekends as needed for special events
Positions located within the Council on Aging of West Florida require a valid Florida driver's license, dependable automobile and proof of insurance, drug/alcohol testing and successful completion of Level II background screening as a condition of employment.
Council on Aging of West Florida is an EOE/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. DRUG FREE WORKPLACE
HOURS: M- F, 32 hours/week
SALARY RANGE: $21 - $22/hour based on experience, plus excellent benefit package including health, life, dental, vision, and matching retirement plan.
Completed agency application and resume required for consideration. APPLY ON THIS WEBSITE
POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED.