boston planning & development agency
TITLE: PROJECT MANAGER
DIVISION/DEPARTMENT: OWD/ YOUTH DEPARTMENT
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under the direction of the Director of OWD, provide development, support and evaluation to the department’s special projects initiatve. Particular attention will be provided to Boston’s ‘high need’ communities and ensuring the efficient, appropriate, and professional delivery of services to designated youth and adults, both in the community and in juvenile and adult facilities preparing for re-entry. Serve as Project Manager and provide services for youth referred to OWD through the city’s community partners and city and state agencies Actively solicit referrals from multiple sources; serve as the primary contact for referring partners and agencies; ensure that all required documentation is completed and submitted, meeting deadlines. Guide customers through an assessment process to determine short and long-term goals. Document information in Individual Service Plan (ISP); update with each customers quarterly. Conduct safety checks/planning for all youth and adults served.
GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The general duties and responsibilities of the position are included in but not limited to the information listed below.
Work requires completion of a Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree in social work, counseling or related field and/or 3-5 year’s related experience. Requires experience working with ‘high-risk” or “at-risk” youth and adult populations and experience in workforce development, education and/or job development. Excellent communication skills are needed. Bilingual/Bicultural experience is highly desirable. Must be able to work as part of a team and be willing to work on the street and in other unstructured situations. Must be able to work weekend and/or evening schedules as required. Computer literacy/typing skills are required. Strong supervisory skills are needed.
Normal office environment; occasional site visits.
Little or no exertion; occasional local travel.
Supervises volunteers and interns as needed.
**BOSTON RESIDENCY IS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT**