FT job - Oakland - East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation - Family Economic Success Program Manager
----- Forwarded by Asha Weinstein/SJSU on 03/03/2006 03:46 PM -----
Organization: East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation
POSITION: FAMILY ECONOMIC SUCCESS PROGRAM MANAGER
As a community development corporation since 1975, the East Bay Asian Local
Development Corporation (EBALDC) has developed numerous projects and
programs to serve low-income individuals and families. EBALDC has expanded
its mission from serving the Asian-American community to building strong
communities among diverse low-income neighborhoods. EBALDC’s comprehensive
approach to community development includes programs in the areas of adult
and youth Individual Development Accounts, community organizing and
planning, neighborhood revitalization, Volunteer tax preparation site, and
other asset development programs.
Overall Job Summary:
The Family Economic Success (FES) Program Manager is responsible for
successful delivery of all Asset Development/Family economics programs.
Currently, the largest FES programs are Individual Development Accounts (IDA
’s) -matched savings accounts designed to help low-income families save
money to pay for job training or education, buy a home, or start their own
business. The manager will be responsible for managing ongoing programs as
well as working with the FES department and other community partners to help
design new family economics program areas and take the lead in their
implementation such as the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance sites (VITA). In
addition, this person will lead a diverse and energetic FES team as a
supervisor. We are looking for an energetic and motivated person, one who
has proven experience in coordinating and developing programs, as well as
an interest in working in diverse communities and neighborhoods to increase
asset development and potential.
Example of Job Duties:
• Coordinate delivery of quality and timely outcomes within budget and in
keeping with program and organization goals and objectives. This includes
providing case management support, direction, and coordination for IDA
• Provide regular reports, statistics, and evaluations of programs for
internal quality assurance, funding requirements, and partner case
• Work with Management and FES staff to review and evaluate new program
opportunities, including responding to new contract
prospects and program expansion leads.
• Work with program staff to transition development plans into
implementation. Take full responsibility of implementation of overall
program strategies for new programs.
• Supervise FES staff and volunteers. Responsible for hiring, providing
training, work plan and day to day support.
• Responsible for maintaining partner relationships with financial
institutions, public agencies, community based organizations, and
representing FES at community meetings. Assist in negotiations of
• Participate in department, EBALDC, and other community meetings and
activities. Provide team representation including
preparation and presentations as needed.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
(Training, education, experience, etc.)
• Must have two years of college or combination of education and
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Demonstrated experience and skills in developing, coordinating and
implementing community-based programs for
• Fund development skills, including grant seeking and grant writing
• Experience working with low-income and multi-cultural communities
especially in their neighborhoods.
• Proficiency in computer programs including: word processing, management
information systems, spreadsheets and databases
• Experience with IDAs or asset-building programs that help individuals and
families actualize micro enterprise, homeownership or secondary education
and training goals.
• Proven experience in staff, volunteer and/or intern supervision and
• Must be able to work in a stressful environment and be flexible.
How to Apply:
Please send cover letter and resume to Human
Resources:jobs@... or fax (510) 763-4143 attn: JL
Organization Web Site: www.ebaldc.org