Program Manager – St. Vincent de Paul

St. Vincent de Paul – Cincinnati (SVDP) has served residents of greater Cincinnati for over 150 years with basic needs such as food, medicine, and homelessness prevention through its outreach center in the West End and through over fifty parish-based volunteer Conferences (chapters). SVDP provides holistic direct assistance and systemic change services while treating neighbors in need with dignity, and compassion. At St. Vincent de Paul, diversity is a fact and inclusion an act. Every person is valued and made to feel that they belong.

Job Summary:      

The Self-Sufficiency Programs Manager is responsible for advancing St. Vincent de Paul’s mission through the administration, supervision, and facilitation of the Becky Catino Women’s Stability, Employment, and Empowerment Program; the Re-Entry Program (for individuals impacted by incarceration); and Working Better Together (SVDP’s workforce development program for its Stores employees). This role will supervise two full-time staff members and manage the budget and reporting for these three programs. The prompt and effective delivery of service engagement and responsible stewardship are the expectations of this team member’s work. Efficient extension of services to ensure programmatic and financial accountability and concrete outcomes is a key aspect of this role.  This leader must consistently model the mission and values of St. Vincent de Paul. This position is an integral member of the Outreach Center Programs team.


Responsibilities and Duties:

Becky Catino Women’s Stability, Employment, and Empowerment Program

Developing and administering an individualized curriculum that may include referrals to non-SVDP services/agencies as needed, referrals to employers, soft skills/workplace expectations training, testing (aptitude/personality/interest) and financial literacy programming, including connection with banking services

Identifying appropriate candidates for the program and managing the referral and selection process

Managing the program budget, including ensuring compliance with spending/budgetary guidelines

Providing supervision and support for the Catino Program Coordinator, who will manage a caseload of women who are working to achieve stability and self-sufficiency through coaching, mentoring, skill development, and material support

Collecting, recording, analyzing, and reporting on data needed to evaluate services provided

Planning and facilitating participant group meetings

Developing and maintaining relationships with volunteers, employers, schools and training programs, and service organizations that will serve as sources for referrals of candidates, professional development, and employment


Re-Entry Program

Providing supervision and support for the Re-Entry Program Manager, who will provide emergency assistance to neighbors who have been impacted by the criminal justice system

Collecting, recording, analyzing, and reporting on data needed to evaluate services provided

In coordination with the Program Manager, developing and maintaining relationships with community partners

Working with the Program Manager to further develop the Re-Entry Program to meet the community need


Working Better Together

In collaboration with Stores team, ordering supplies, scheduling sessions, and preparing materials for each session

Collecting, recording, analyzing, and reporting on data needed to evaluate services provided

Presenting materials when scheduled session leaders are unavailable

Providing additional resources for Stores employees, including graduate groups or other workshops


Collaboration and Partnership

Managing relationships with Vincentians and staff to best serve the needs of the Cincinnati District Council

Collaborating with Service Learning staff to provide programming on the topic of self-sufficiency

Participating as a member of the Outreach Center Services leadership team


Job Qualifications and Requirements:

A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Education, or a related field, and three years of relevant experience are required

A minimum of three years of supervisory experience is required

Strong organizational and interpersonal skills

The ability to communicate well orally and in writing

The ability to effectively relate to people of different cultural and economic backgrounds

Familiarity with adult learning processes and assessment tools

Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, and Outlook)

Demonstrated ability to strategically plan and implement programs

Some knowledge of Re-Entry/corrections work would be a plus

All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against, based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category.

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