Company: Youth Advocate Programs Inc.
Posted on: May 24, 2023
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accommodation by visiting the following page:Status: Full Time
Salaried FLSA Classification: Exempt Summary of Position: The
duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the
following: The Program Director is responsible for the overall
administration of the Lancaster County Program. This includes the
provision of participants services, personnel management, and
budget management.Specific Tasks Include:
- Responsible for all services provided to participants and their
families who are referred to the program. Ensure that all
participants receive the appropriate number of hours, contacts,
services, specified monies, and activities as required by contract
with the referring authority or the third party payor. Ensure that
all services have been authorized or reauthorized by the referring
authority or third party payor.
- Oversee the intake process including interviewing referrals and
appropriate family members along with referring authority staff. In
conjunction with the participants and family ensure that a service
or treatment plan that meets the individual needs of the
participants and family is developed and implemented. Such plans
must be strength-based using the wraparound plan model.
- Monitor service delivery provided by staff and ensure that
staff implements the goals in the service or treatment plans, as
well as implement any revisions to the plan that result from
changing needs or case reviews.
- Identify, recruit, hire, train, monitor and supervise all
direct service professional and administrative staff in the local
program, following the YAP, Inc. personnel policies and procedures,
including the matching zip code policy for recruiting direct
service staff whenever possible. Ensure that staff qualifications
meet those imposed by the referring authority or third party
- Provide direct service professional personnel with staff
development and training sessions as required by YAP, Inc.
policies. Promote staff development including the provision of
cross-training among staff.
- Conduct staff meetings and training sessions for program
personnel. Attend staff meeting and trainings as assigned by
- Assist staff in creative problem solving, including securing
needed professional resources for participants and their families.
Ensure that activities for participants and their families involve
education, employment, social and other areas of need. Develop
plans for discharge which include community linkages that will
support the participants and family after termination of
- Ensure that all required timelines and due dates are met. This
includes submission of all administrative, fiscal, and billing
documents and data base information to The Support Center for
processing and all reports and documents that are required to be
submitted by referring authorities and third party payors.
- Manage the local program within budget parameters.
- Identify new opportunities and new projects to assists in the
growth and development of YAP, Inc. programs and
services.Qualifications/Requirements: Master's Degree in Health and
Human Services area (i.e., Social Work, Psychology, Counseling).
- Commensurate experience in community-based agency program is
acceptable except for programs where the referring authority
requires a specific degree.
- At a minimum, at least one (1) year previous experience in
managing personnel and budgets.Bilingual speaking applicant a
- Short Term Disability
- Paid time off
- Holiday Pay
- 403(b) Retirement Savings PlanYouth Advocate Programs, Inc. is
an Equal Opportunity EmployerAll qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color,
ancestry, national origin, place of birth, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran
status, genetic characteristics, or disability unrelated to job
performance or any other status protected by the laws or
regulations in the locations where YAP operates. YAP will not
tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these
Keywords: Youth Advocate Programs Inc., Lancaster , Program Director, Executive , Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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