Program Director – [Huntsville, AL]

Location/Agency:  Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Alabama (Huntsville)

Position: Program Director


  1. Bachelors Degree in Social Services, Human Development, Family Relations, Psychology or closely related field.
  2. Minimum of five years social service experience working with children and families (preferred).
  3. Minimum one year of experience in program or staff supervision.
  4. Must have a valid driver’s license and access to a car as needed.


  1. Excellent interpersonal, writing and communication skills.
  2. Computer skills in word processing and data management. *Familiar with Microsoft Office suite.
  3. Maintain and retain highly confidential information.
  4. Ability to work under pressure/deadlines.
  5. Ability to work autonomously, as well as part of a team.
  6. Represent the Agency to the community in a highly professional manner.


  1. Directly oversees match support personnel (paid staff, Vistas, interns, etc) in all aspects of child and volunteer intake, pre-match training, match support and documentation, and program services consistent with Agency policies and procedures.
  2. Reviews all volunteer and child program intake information prior to program acceptance to ensure compliance with Agency policies and procedures.
  3. Assist in conducting annual Big Brothers Big Sisters of America agency self-assessment process in the area of program services to ensure that the agency conforms to Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Standards of Operation.
  4. Prepares monthly program performance reports on service delivery for the CEO.
  5. Serves as an agency liaison with Big Brothers Big Sisters of America in all matters related to program services.
  6. Hires, trains, supervises and evaluates all program staff.
  7. In conjunction with the CEO, prepares program budgets.
  8. Participates in agency strategic planning processes.
  9. Serves as a staff liaison to the Program Committee of the Board of Director.
  10. Recommends changes in program policies to the CEO, if necessary.
  11. Oversees database of volunteers, matched children and waiting list children to ensure accuracy of information.
  12. Attends staff meetings
  13. Attends agency group events.
  14. Maintains caseload of matches or assists in enrollment procedures when needed.


  1. Participates in fund-raising events.
  2. Represents the Agency at assigned meetings in local communities.
  3. Perform other duties as required by CEO.

Salary range: Based on experience
Application instructions:  Submit cover letter and resume to
Application cutoff date:  May 18, 2018