Congolese Integration Network (CIN) supports Congolese integration into
American society by providing access to critical resources. We provide support to Congolese refugees and immigrants to help increase housing and income stability, address language barriers, access information, and build community and family relations. Through our services and support, our community members gain skills and resources to make successful transitions in the future, lower their risk of homelessness, boost resilience, improve well-being and reduce poverty.
Youth Program Director
Job title: Youth Program Director
Reports to: CIN COO
Overtime Status: Non-Exempt
Date: September 12, 2023 to September 26, 2023
The purpose of this position is to oversee ongoing CIN’s Youth program operations, program
evaluation, and supervise a team of Program Managers.
● Provide ongoing operational support for CIN’s projects.
● Supervise a team of Project Managers to ensure program goals and deliverables are being meet.
● Review grants and contracts and coordinate with our legal team to address legal/risk issues that may arise.
● Ensure all legal paperwork, licensing, insurance, and other aspects of organizational operations are properly maintained.
● Coordinate with other CIN staff to ensure crisp, accurate financial management and reporting for the project.
● Communicate and collaborate with CIN’s ED, Operations Manager and CIN grant consultant on a regular basis.
● Collaborate with staff in making key strategic decisions affecting CIN’s future. Organization Representation
● Represent the program externally by meeting with current and potential new partners and exploring how CIN might partner with them most effectively.
● Act as the primary point of contact with some of our partner organizations receiving operations support, maintain a high level of responsiveness and build strong, trusting relationships.
● Participate in staff meetings, attend community events, and otherwise contribute to strengthening the deep roots within our community, both internally and externally
QUALIFICATIONS - Required
● Experience in leadership/management roles in the nonprofit sector (or related area), with an understanding of the challenges faced by leaders of small grassroots nonprofits. Work, volunteer, academic, and other life experience are all acceptable
● Demonstrated experience (via paid work, volunteer, and/or life experience) in managing various aspects of operations such as programs management and human resource
● Experience working with refugees and immigrants, and grassroots organizations, with a nuanced understanding of systemic oppression.
● Experience mentoring and supporting staff in their growth and development.
● Excellent written and oral communication skills
● Able to work some evenings and weekends.
● High emotional intelligence, able to easily develop deep, trusting relationships with diverse individuals from many different backgrounds.
● Passion for operations, excited about the nuances of financial management and human resources
● Flexibility and adaptability, able to shift communication and consulting styles to fit the needs of a wide range of cultures, people, and organizations.
● Love of continuous learning, with knowledge of diverse nonprofit capacity-building resources that are relevant to our partners.
● Highly organized and uses tools efficiently and with consistency.
● Commitment to our mission and our values of Equity, Integrity, Community, Action, and Transformation.
● Humble, knowing when to ask for help and advice from others.
Education and Experience
● Bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, nonprofit management, or another comparable field
● 2-3 experience in nonprofit management leadership.
● 2-3 experience directly supervising others and/or leading teams of volunteers, interns, and staff.
● Experience working with refugee and immigrant communities.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
● Pay Range: *** (upon work Experience)
● Medical and dental insurance.
● Life and long-term disability.
● Generous paid leave, including 10 paid holidays per year.
● Department: Operations
● FLSA Status: Exempt
● Supervisor: COO
● Supervisory Responsibilities: Programs Managers
● Schedule: Full time.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS
The employee must be able to operate a computer and other office equipment, speak and listen on the
telephone, and accurately see and interpret columns of numbers.
Application period will remain open until position is filled, with applications and interviews occurring on a rolling basis.
As an equal opportunity employer, CIN is committed to a diverse, multi- cultural work environment. CIN does not discriminate in employment based on age, race, creed, gender, religion, marital status, veteran’s status, national origin, disability, or sexual orientation.
Schedule and Worksite: This position works full-time Monday – Friday during standard business hours. There may be situations where the employee is required to work on the weekend. The supervisor will communicate with the employee. The work location is in person at the CIN office, 19550 International Blvd suite 103, Sea-Tac, WA, 98188.