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Program Manager for Men's Program

The Rescue Mission Alliance (RMA) is a Christian non-profit organization that has been serving the less fortunate in Southern California through emergency and long-term rehabilitation services since 1972. RMA partners with local churches to meet the spiritual needs of the people we serve. Renewed Hope is a ministry of the San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission which is a mens facility dedicated to assisting men who are poor, homeless, and or have substance abuse problems.

The Program Manager is responsible for developing strong and sustainable men's ministries, including a 19-bed men's residential discipleship program and street outreach. In this role, the Program Manager will be responsible to develop and oversee a 10-month residential Life Recovery Program, Transitional Living Program, and Survival Outreach Services (SOS) that provide meals and showers on the streets in partnership with local churches. This is a full-time, exempt ministry position reporting to the SFVRM Director. Compensation is commensurate with skills and experience and includes benefits.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
- Responsible for developing, implementing and ministering a phased recovery-program with curriculum consistent with Biblical/RMA practices.
- Develop and oversee Biblical discipleship, vocational training, The Genesis Training for addiction recovery , and case management in Mission Tracker
- Ensure Case Managers and Counselors are trained and using Mission Tracker appropriately.
- Ensure that Counselors are properly trained in The Genesis Process
- Develop and maintain the Life Recovery Programs manual.
- Assess and adjust program for maximizing favorable outcomes.
- Ensure that case notes are up to date in Mission Tracker
- Recruit and cultivate an effective and robust volunteer program in partnership with the volunteer coordinator and community relations coordinator at the SFVRM.
- Incorporate volunteers into class schedule and for one to one mentoring.
- Develop and oversee an outreach ministry that:
- Serves a meaningful number of clients with Gospel compassion
- Includes case management and provides a way off the streets.
- Primarily run by church partners/ volunteers.
- Integrates program members into outreach ministries of the mission.
- Leverages thrift store operations for benefit of both program (vocational training) and community awareness.
- Collaborates with operations on maintaining missions vehicles and facilities.
- Provides Administration with program and outreach statistics.

Other Duties & Responsibilities
- Promote/Train RMA Mission/Vision/Values.
- Cultivate a culture of meeting high standards and performance with necessary systems of accountability.
- Cultivate an attitude of safety following RMA safety program by ensuring compliance, modeling safe work practices, providing safety training.
- Special Projects as assigned by Director.

Supervisory Responsibilities
- Supervise Program Assistants and Resident Volunteers in their various assignments including weekend and evening assignments.
- Provide direction, scheduling, and supervision to program staff and volunteers
- Maintain a high-level of integrity, camaraderie, and professional relationship with staff.
- Responsible for recruiting, development, training, and performance evaluation of direct report staff, providing feedback on strengths and development needs.

- A solid Bible based Evangelical Christian faith, compatible with RMA’s statement of faith.
- Must have a firm grasp on the Bible approach for treatment of addictive disorders.
- Current Experience in Addiction Recovery and Unhoused Services
- Solid experience in ministry at a leadership level
- BA or Bible School/Seminary degree in related field or equivalent experience plus five years ministry, management, supervisory and non-profit experience.
- Valid California drivers license and insurable under RMA.

- Able to multi-task, team player, have good communication skills and strong listening skills.
- Excellent people skills; with proven ability to encourage and motivate others. To love, encourage and guide clients.
- Counseling based on Biblical truths and practical tools.
- Knowledge and experience with resources (programs, agencies, etc.) to help the homeless and hurting.
- Must be effective in working with staff within the facility.
- Genuine burden to have people come to Christ and to have their needs alleviated.
- Must be an initiator who can work under deadlines.
- A teachable spirit and committed to team participation.

- PC knowledge including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.
- Mission Tracker client database

Physical Demands
- This position requires extended times of work in an office environment in meetings and working at a desk or computer.
- Must be able to lift 60 pounds, stand on feet for long periods of time, and climb stairs.

- Basic office equipment, such as computers, copiers, and printers.
- Cars, vans, and light trucks.

Work Environment
This position will function to a large degree in an office environment. As a part of normal duties this position will also be in facilities with an at-risk population where errant behavior and disease risk may be present.

Time:  Full-Time
Salary:  Exempt
Category:  Program Management

7/28/2023 3:53:23 PM

Job Contact:
Richard Rodriguez
(818) 474-1284

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18935 W Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91324

(818) 474-1284

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