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Program Director | Full Time | Springfield, Missouri
Apply for this position by submitting a cover letter and resume to wayne@flourishcdc.org

Flourish seeks a program director to be a leading presence, encourager, and connector for all Flourish Community Development Corporation programs. The program director must have a strong faith and conviction for serving WITH our neighbors in need, investing in forsaken communities, and the ability to encourage others.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Program Management
● Lead and manage implementation of current Flourish community programs: Coach House, Life Change, Faith and Finances, and our Food Pantry
● Establish program objectives consistent with Flourish’s goals and mission
● Work with program participants to establish individualized goals for success
● Collect data and prepare reports as needed for funding sources and other projects
● Continually evaluate programs to ensure best practices and outcomes
● Assist with development of new programs based on the needs of the community Flourish serves including school partnerships, community gardens, educational opportunities, social enterprises and more
● Ensure quality of day-to-day programs and/or activities

Volunteer Management
● Serve as recruiter, trainer, and encourager to all Flourish volunteers/mentors
● Plan and implement various trainings for volunteers
● Engage volunteers
● Maintain data on volunteer activities/hours and all other duties as assigned

Preferred Qualifications
● Professional degree or experience in social services
● Visionary with passion for helping others
● Ability to make changes and solve problems quickly and under pressure
● Ability to identify, recruit, equip and lead paid and unpaid staff to excel
● Ability to identify and establish necessary boundaries
● Effective written and verbal communication skills

Core Competencies and Attributes
● Faith in Jesus, hope for the world, and a readiness for second chances
● Action-oriented, entrepreneur, adaptable, with an innovative approach to programming
● Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people
● Passion, integrity, positive attitude, mission driven, and self-directed
● Comfortable in managing various tasks simultaneously, ranging from the strategic to the administrative, with proven ability to synthesize, prioritize and act
● Strong interpersonal and communication skills
● Keeps and maintains confidentiality
● Awareness of, and growing familiarity with the principles and practices of Christian Community Development and Asset Based Community Development

How to Apply
Apply for this position by submitting a cover letter and resume to wayne@flourishcdc.org

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