The Children’s Services Supervisor works across Broadview Shelter/Transitional housing programs to coordinate the provision of services and support to children and their families fleeing Domestic Violence. The Children’s Services Supervisor provides on-site supervision and direction at Solid Ground’s confidential domestic violence program. The program serves approximately 80-100 children with a trauma-informed care approach. The Broadview Children’s Services Supervisor also works across other programs at Solid Ground to assist with coordination and planning of services to children.
Broadview is a 24-hour facility providing emergency shelter and transitional housing with support services to women, children, and youth whose lives have been disrupted by family violence and homelessness. Support services include case management and advocacy-based counseling, legal advocacy, and housing stabilization.
Essential Responsibilities, Duties & Tasks
25% – Manage the day-to-day operation of culturally appropriate services for children within Broadview programs. Assist with the development of program policies, procedures, workplans and goals including ensuring compliance. Analyze needs of children and develop and direct the implementation of new initiatives and programs with a focus on health and safety. Integrate anti-oppression principles into the provision of services.
Participate in program, department and agency meetings and relevant training as required.
25% – Hire, train and supervise staff as well as provide support and supervision to volunteers. Provide staff support through regular team meetings, case supervision, and training. Provide leadership, and oversight to facilitate daily operations and delivery of services within the programs. Provide support and crisis intervention. Report child abuse concerns to CPS and coordinate follow-up.
25% – Assist with grant writing and contract negotiations and ensure compliance. Work with Resource Development in the development of grant proposals and/or fundraising activities including cultivating new donors, partners, and volunteers for Broadview programs. Assist with the development of program budget, monitor and track budgets. Generate department reports for contract monitors and agency. Work closely with the Data Task Force to design data collection needs for programs.
5% – Provide direction and supervision of volunteers. Communicate openly with parents, volunteers and housing staff.
25% – Conduct outreach with community agencies and coordinate service with existing outside providers while looking for new partnership opportunities. Build relationships with universities, vocational schools, and local businesses to create opportunities for higher education and creates career pathways for our youth. Act as a consultant for internal and external issues related to children while promoting program issues and needs.
Work with staff to ensure the coordination of services within Broadview and other programs across the agency. Attend relevant department meetings and training as required.
The Children’s Services Supervisor is also part of the on-call team which rotates working evening and weekends throughout each month, for one week to provide support to staff.
The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.Full Job Description