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Deputy Division Director of WIC & Energy

Company: Community Teamwork
Location: Lowell
Posted on: November 14, 2023

Job Description:

Deputy Division Director of WIC & Energy
Are you interested in a position that will make a difference in your life and the lives of others? Community Teamwork is a private non-profit organization with over 500 employees dedicated to reducing barriers and creating opportunities for low income individuals and families.
At Community Teamwork our employees enjoy best-in-class benefits to support their physical, financial and emotional wellness.
We offer:

  • Casual work environment
  • 4 weeks of Paid Time Off
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Paid Life Insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 12 paid holidays
  • Paid sick leave
  • Career advancement and professional development
  • 5% contribution to your 401K whether you participate on your own or not.
  • Great co-workers and a great mission with an outstanding Community Action Agency

    We are seeking a Deputy Division Director of WIC & Energy who is responsible for planning, developing and overseeing the WIC Program and Energy Programs.
    Responsibilities include;

    • Responsible for the day to day development, direction, and coordination of all activities of the WIC and Energy Programs to include Fuel Assistance, Weatherization, HEARTWAP (Heating Systems Repair and Replacement Program), Appliance Management Programs, and WIC Program. Evaluate program effectiveness and make recommendations for improvement of program operations.
    • Integrate a DE&I lens in all activities, encourage colleagues to engage in DE&I work, and contribute to our mission of building a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive organization for our employees, clients, and partners; requires ongoing investment in a personal and professional journey to understand identity and address unconscious bias, power, and privilege.
    • In conjunction with supervisory staff, create and manage program budgets for all programs. Assist Division Director with the planning and development of department budgets.
    • Responsible for hiring, supervision, management and leadership of staff. Coordinate all staff training and development activities.
    • Ensure that all programs meet all federal and state regulations and requirements. Participate in relevant local, state and federal policy and planning initiatives. Train staff on current rules, regulations and procedures pertaining to WIC and Energy programs.
    • Develop and maintain linkages with a wide range of community partners.
    • Manage vendor relations and contract monitoring of all fuel vendors (Gas, Electric, Oil, Wood, etc.). Advocate on behalf of clients for restorations of utility services.
    • Follow through with all funding source mandates to include reports, outcome management, meeting assignments and communications.
    • In conjunction with supervisory staff and coordinators, develop and implement outreach materials and plans, volunteer intake sites, trainings, hours of operation and monitoring of schedules.
    • Prepare monthly reports as required by the Division Director.
    • Establish goals for the programs as well as goals for participants in the programs.

      Qualifications include:

      • Bachelor's Degree, Master's preferred.
      • Minimum 5 years' management, administrative or supervisory experience in leading an organization or related program required.
      • Strong proven leadership and decision making abilities.
      • Ability to maintain confidentiality within the workplace.
      • Demonstrated ability to handle budgetary matters.
      • Demonstrated ability to comprehend and work with complex governmental regulations.
      • Ability to effectively supervise, motivate and develop staff.
      • Ability to articulate program goals and policies to participants, other community agencies, and vendors.
      • Experience in program planning and administration.
      • Proficient computer skills required in basic computer software and data collection systems.
      • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
      • Sensitivity to the needs of the participant population.
      • Bilingual skills (English/Spanish or English/Khmer) a plus.
      • Ability to work effectively with and meet the needs of people from a diverse range of backgrounds, cultures, and identities, including underserved communities and people from the different racial groups, socioeconomic statuses, nationalities, and languages that make up CTI's clientele.

        Commitment to Diversity Equity and Inclusion
        Community Teamwork is committed to an equitable, non-discriminatory, and anti-racist approach in all components of our organizational structure and operations, including the job application process. We recognize that people of underprivileged backgrounds and underrepresented identities often are not afforded equitable access to resources, opportunities, and professional development. We offer professional development, training, and tuition reimbursement opportunities to ensure that you and CTI are set up for success. We encourage you to apply if you see an opening that is exciting to you and include examples of your work that you feel demonstrate your qualifications. Please feel free to speak to all experiences, skills, and educational certifications that you feel are relevant. We look forward to reviewing your application.
        All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Community Teamwork is a drug free work environment.
        This is an exciting opportunity to become an integral member of an innovative team in an organization committed to excellence.

Keywords: Community Teamwork, Lowell , Deputy Division Director of WIC & Energy, Executive , Lowell, Massachusetts

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