Willow House, a small nonprofit located in Bannockburn is seeking to fill the position of Program Director.
This organization provides support services to children, adolescents, young adults, adult family members and schools who are coping with grief and the death of a loved one.
This position reports to the Executive Director and manages day-to-day operations related to all program services, including but not limited to clinical and supervisory oversight of children and family clients, support group services and all other program activities, performing both clinical and administrative functions. Additional brief overview in the following areas include:
Works with Clinical Site Coordinators for multiple sites and with Student Interns to coordinate all service planning activities and supervising the processing of Intakes and Assessments of children and families into programs;
Recruits, trains and provides direct Supervision to all Student Interns
Coordinates and co-facilitates at least 2 support group sites monthly
Works with Administration & Operations Coordinator to coordinate all program related correspondence and administrative activities related to program services and special projects
Works with Administration & Operations Coordinator on program related data processing and storage
Recruits, screens and trains all Volunteer facilitators with assistance from Clinical Site Coordinators and others
Works with other clinical staff to develop and provide Volunteer Appreciation events annually and ongoing professional development to Volunteer Facilitators
Consultation & Referrals
Overall supervision for all additional clinical services, including but not limited
Consultation and referrals to additional or other services
Response services to crisis and information calls
School & Outreach Program
Collaborates with School Program Coordinator
Responding to calls and inquiries for services
In school outreach activities and services as needed and available
Requirements & Qualifications
The Willow House Program Director position requires a Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling, or equivalent degree.
Experience working with grieving children, teens and families is preferable.
Ability to assess and clinically intervene for high-risk situations is absolutely necessary.
Experience working in a team setting, working with volunteers, mentoring and supervision skills, and training development and facilitation are necessary.
Other essential skills include: organizational skills, program development experience, public speaking and presentation skills, communication, writing and computer skills.
Salary & Benefits to be determined, based on experience.
Willow House is a non-profit, social service organization dedicated to helping children, teens, families, schools and communities who are coping with grief and the death of a loved one.
Services include support groups, educational resources and referrals, community outreach, special events, programs, and workshops. These programs are community-based so they are easily accessible and foster peer support and interaction among the bereaved within the comfort and familiarity of their community.