Reporting to the COO, the Director of Social Justice ensures YWCA Golden Gate Silicon Valley meets or exceeds the program quality, outcomes, and financial goals within the continuum of prevention and outreach programs so the organization’s mission, strategic directions, and business plan can be achieved. As a member of the senior management team, the Director participates in strategic planning, business planning, budgeting and problem solving.
Ensures the delivery of quality community-based and school-based prevention programs and outreach activities e.g presentations, workshops, cohort-based or club series work, including Promotoras program, digital canvassing, campaign awareness, and/or tabling events.
Manages a department portfolio of 15+ federal, state and local funding contracts and budget of $1.1 million, directs and leads team of 10 passionate staff; responsible for fiscal management and team cohesiveness
Ensures that the program operates within the approved budget, including proactive achievement of net revenue goals
Develops new initiatives, programs, and services to advance external racial justice work and gender-based violence prevention, aligning with the mission, vision, values and strategic plan of the YWCA
Proactively identifies and pursues program revenue streams and sources, in partnership with Philanthropy team, including developing overall strategy for grant submission and renewal of funding proposals
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Candidates must have adaptive leadership skills and have a demonstrated understanding of capacity building principles.
Candidates must have either a Master’s degree in social science, MPA, or MBA or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Candidates must have a Minimum 5-8 years of management experience and 10+ years program experience.
The ideal candidate must have a demonstrated understanding of the spectrum of prevention, financial management, program management, evaluation and planning.
Key to success is the ability to be present in a changing work environment and the ability to build relationships with community stakeholders.
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Required: Cleared background check (fingerprinting), valid California driver’s license and reliable internet, reliable transportation, and auto insurance. Must have completed or be willing to complete 65-hr California State Sexual Assault Counselor certification. (Training will be provided).