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Program Director (Brooklyn PEAK)



Reports to: Associate Director of Youth Programs


The Pathways to Education Achievement and Knowledge, (PEAK) center is a safe haven where youth have access to services that promote community connectedness, skills-building, educational and recreational activities and wrap-around services. Youth and their families will also have access to referrals to promote youth and family safety and resilience. The objectives of this role are to ensure participants and their families receive opportunities to engage in creative and enriching services that are strengths-based, culturally-sensitive and adherent to the core principles of risk and need responsivity. PEAK services support participants and their families in achieving their self-identified goals, and aid in the process of youth successfully completing probation supervision and avoiding future involvement in the juvenile and criminal justice systems.


• Supervise a staff of 2 Youth Workers and an Administrative Assistant;

• Hire, train, evaluate and conduct weekly supervision with staff;

• Oversee screening, intake, and assessment of participant and family needs and the development of individualized program plans that address issues and build on strengths;

• Ensure that all billing, reporting and performance outcomes are entered in the Salesforce data system in a timely manner;

• Build and maintain strong working relationships with community
resource partners, including recreational, youth development and well-being opportunities as well as other resources for youth and families such as community treatment providers, care managers, and homeless service resources;

• Oversee coordination of trips and activities including Community Benefit Projects;

• Supervise and support staff in the use of youth development and motivational interviewing to engage and retain participants in services;

• Lead weekly case conferences and team meetings;

• All other duties as assigned by the Associate Director of Youth Programs.


• LMSW required;

• Minimum of 3 years’ supervisory experience in human services or criminal justice field;

• Commitment to working with court-involved young people and an understanding of the complex systems, issues and factors that affect them;

• Strong analytical skills and a demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment;

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills


55k to 60k annually - Based on experience.

Benefits: Here at CASES we offer benefits that will assist you in making the most of your career and your life. Our programs include health and wellness insurance which is offered through Aetna. A retirement 403(b) plan is held with Principal, education, and training. Additionally, our portable ancillary benefits are offered through Aflac, Legal Shield, and ADP Flexible spending account; which is then deducted through payroll along with commuter benefits, additional short-term disability, cancer, additional income protection, hospitalization coverage, and identity theft protection.


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Posted on 01/27/17; CVMHA ID #10680