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Program Director, Kids Hope Center

Location : Coos Bay OR 97420
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Healthcare - Health Services
Job Category : Executive Management

Job Description :
We are looking for a Program Director for the Kids Hope Center in Coos Bay, OR.


Support the organization’s mission, vision and values by adhering to the behavioral standards.  Comply with all laws and regulations affecting organization.  

Be familiar with and adhere to the Code of Conduct and support the organizations Compliance Program.  


The Program Director will direct the operation and oversee staff at the Kids’ HOPE Center under the guidance and direction of the Board of Directors and CMDT.


  • Oversees and participates in quality assurance and outcome measures; ensures clinical consistency and ensures that programs meet national and state practice standards

  • Assesses and responds to risk management issues

  • Assists the Kids’ HOPE Center Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) in the performance of its duties, as well as prompting the professional development of the members

  • Coordinates appropriate maintenance and implementation of all policies and procedures as determined by the organization and CMDT protocols

  • Secures funds through community relations activities, grant writing/management, donation solicitation, fundraising & organization of special events

  • Ensures timely compliance with tax, fiscal, grant and other reports

  • Advocates for funding through legislative process

  • Oversees staff ensuring compliance with training expectations and requirements, job performance as outlined by job description(s), time keeping, and upholding the values and mission and vision of both the Kids’ HOPE Center as well as the organization

  • Assigns permissions and provides training to program staff using the VideOversight recording system as well as NCATrak client database

  • Ensures that Kids’ HOPE Center provides a multidisciplinary approach to child abuse investigations and develop and maintain interagency communication and networking regarding child abuse and the role of the center

  • Works with CMDT and Bay Area Hospital to develop specific, written, short and long term plans for the development and management of Kids’ HOPE Center programs and services

  • Presents relevant program and agency information at monthly board meetings; ensures board is kept apprised of major organizational issues

  • Oversees the maintenance of all records and their confidentiality, including case and service databases

  • Oversees MDT protocol reviews and updates

  • Researches, interprets and responds to proposed legislation and administrative rules; educates policy makers about impact on agency, children and families

  • Serves as liaison for the following services: Kids’ HOPE Center Staff, Organizations Board of Directors, Kids’ HOPE Center Committee, CMDT, IMDT, Department of Justice, the Oregon Network of Child Abuse Intervention Centers, and the National Children’s Alliance

  • Coordinates efforts to assure appropriate training of all personnel involved in services with the Kids’ HOPE Center

  • Communicates the vision and mission to community and partners

  • Serves as professional representative of Kids’ HOPE Center through participation in public presentations, educational programs, community networking, legislative bodies and media communication

  • Monitors and directs all student intern and volunteer operations at center, in cooperation with organizations Volunteer Programs Coordinator

  • Ethically ensures resource allocation is mission-related and mission-enhancing

  • Networks with community service providers to develop appropriate client referrals

  • Maintains positive and appropriate relations with other professional and social service groups in the community, statewide, and national organizations

  • Serves on Coos County child abuse and child fatality review teams; participates on relevant committees

  • Assists with the development/ preparation of the Kids’ HOPE Center budget

  • Prepares reports and statistics as required by various funding sources

  • Participates in annual employee performance reviews and evaluations in conjunction with Bay Area Hospital

  • Recruits, oversees, and coordinates meetings, fundraisers and educational events with working committee for the Kids’ HOPE Center

  • Oversees the orientation of new CMDT or IMDT members including provision of protocols notebook

  • Performs other duties as assigned


Required Qualifications :

  • Bachelors Degree in Human Services, Public Administration or Health Related field

  • OR drivers license & auto insurance

  • BLS required

  • Experience in health or social nonprofit organizations

  • Masters Degree Preferred

  • Management experience in non-profit, social services, healthcare or equivalent related field

  • Already residing in or willing to relocate to Coos Bay, OR

  • Effective communication skills and the ability work effectively with people from various backgrounds are critical.

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