Volunteers of America SW
  • 08-Feb-2017 to 30-Aug-2017 (PST)
  • San Bernardino, CA, USA
  • Depending on Experience
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Full Benefits package including 403b Retirement Plan

About Us:

For nearly 120 years Volunteers of America has been the charity to step forward and help the most vulnerable in communities across the United States.  Volunteers of America, Southwest inspires hope through its ministry of service by providing individuals and families with the tools they need to improve their quality of life. We operate twenty- eight human service programs in the areas of education and social development of young children, treatment and rehabilitation, housing, veterans and aging services. Each year, more than 16,000 lives are changed through our services. Our programs are located in San Diego, Imperial, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties. To learn more visit us online at http://www.voa-swcal.org/

Job Opportunity:

The Division Director of Children and Family Services is responsible for the overall supervision of all site managers within the scope of service of the Early Childhood Education Division. The Division spans across multiple counties. The Division Director of Children and Family Services' primary goal is to develop, achieve, and execute excellence in program delivery of services. This position will ensure program services are aligned with best practices in the early childhood education field while ensuring continuous quality programing. The position will ensure the services in the division are best in class and represent a stellar brand promise. The position will ensure the effective management of program resources within service division to include budget management, personnel, resource management, and ensure contract compliance. The position will serve as a leadership coach for division staff ultimately to support the evolution of skills and competencies and build capacity in staff. The Division Director of Children and Family Services will serve as the subject matter expert in the area of early childhood education both internally and externally.

Required Credentials, Abilities and Experience: 

Master's Degree in early childhood education or related area such as education. 7 years' experience in the field of early childhood education with at least ten (5) years' experience in management.  A demonstrated competency of knowledge in early childhood education best practices, models, current and future trends. A demonstrated competency in program planning and development; community needs assessments; budget management; public relations; networking; contract implementation; compliance and evaluations; staff development; resource development; and personnel management. Valid California Driver's License is required. Must successfully pass fingerprints and criminal investigation screening. Must meet insurance guidelines established by the Corporation. CPR/First Aid certified. Ability to obtain a TB test and health screening and meet all pre-hiring requirements as defined in Title 22 and contract. California Program Director Permit Required.

Must have knowledge of Title 22 Licensing regulations, Title 5, Head Start Performance Standards, and the Head Start Act, and zoning and building codes for facilities supervised.


  1. Must be computer literate and have experience with Microsoft Office.
  2. Must possess a valid California Program Director Permit
  3. Superior motivational and team building skills.
  4. Demonstrated ability to work directly with and oversee management of various programs with a diverse client and workforce
  5. Commitment to continuous improvement, best in class, staff development, and the implementation of a positive culture and work environment.
  6. Must have excellent communication skills able to comprehend, speak and write clearly in English. Bilingual in Spanish helpful.
  7. Must have and maintain a clean driving record.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  1. Execute a culture of excellence and ensure best in class for programs within division.
  2. Ensure the development of high quality program services in early childhood education including program model and design.
  3. Provide coaching and training to staff to build staff competencies to transform client services.
  4. Submit annual renewal grants within the division.
  5. Monitor programs for compliance with electronic client files and data entry.
  6. Ensure all physical plants are well maintained and promote safety and well-being for clients and employees.
  7. Manage and oversee budget for division.
  8. Ensure compliance of each site with regulatory agencies.

 Apply to: https://voaswcal.applicantpro.com

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