November 1, 2022
  • Anywhere
  • $90,000/yr USD / Year

Website Rainbow Services

About the agency: Rainbow Services, Ltd. is a progressive affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that provides comprehensive, trauma-informed services to survivors of domestic violence and their children.
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer
Status: Full-time, salary, exempt

Job Summary: The Director of Housing Programs oversees Rainbow’s emergency shelter, transitional housing, and community housing programs. The Director works collaboratively with other agency Directors to ensure proper oversight of agency services. The Director also engages in public policy and community-based advocacy to ensure safe housing options for survivors.

• Provide oversight and supervision for the agency’s residential and community housing programs.
• Develop, evaluate, and implement housing policies and procedures.
• Work with the residential/community housing management and Continuous Quality Improvement Team to ensure the highest quality service provision for survivors and optimize program operations.
• Ensure program compliance with regulatory standards including, but not limited to, record-keeping, risk management, and health standards.
• Participate in strategic planning and the development of new housing-related programs and services.
• Ensure program grant compliance and compliance with contractual obligations.
• Ensure proper staffing of residential and community housing programs.
• Work closely with the Leadership Team to provide organizational leadership.
• Facilitate ongoing professional development and training for staff.
• Build relationships with community partners, networks, and key stakeholders.
• Advocate at the local, state, and federal levels to ensure adequate housing resources for survivors.
• Represent Rainbow at community events and meetings.
• Supervise the Associate Director of Shelters and Associate Director of Community Housing.
• Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

• Minimum of a BA, MSW preferred.
• Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
• Demonstrated leadership in non-profit management. Ability to inspire and motivate staff through modeling commitment to the issue of intimate partner violence.
• At least 10 years of experience, with three years in a team management role, including management and supervision of multiple levels of an organization.
• Interest in addressing social justice issues affecting families and vulnerable groups, and a commitment to the movement to end intimate partner violence.
• Demonstrated success in developing, evaluating, and sustaining program models, and in successfully operationalizing innovative programs.
• Understanding of trauma theory, with experience in implementing trauma-informed service approaches in residential settings, highly desirable.
• Experience in grant writing, grant management and professional writing skills.
• Excellent written and verbal communication, and problem-solving skills.
• Strong organizational and time management skills.
• Prior policy advocacy experience preferred.
• Proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. required.
• California Driver’s License required.
• 40-hour state mandated Domestic Violence training required.

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