United Parents, Ventura County, California
United Parents (UP) was founded in 1990 on the principle of “parents helping parents” to empower, strengthen and support families raising children with mental health, emotional and behavioral disorders. United Parents provides programs, support, training, resources, and referrals to give parents information, skills and resources so they can keep their child/ren home and help them become successful in school and their communities. Programs include:
- Monthly support groups: throughout Ventura County in English and Spanish:
- Parent Partner Program: Parent to parent support where parents who have raised children with serious behavior disorders and have worked with mental health, special education and juvenile justice systems, help other parents;
- Educational Advocacy Program assists parents in navigating the complex Special Education system;
- Respite Care Program: A break for stressed out parents who juggle meetings and appointments for their special needs child while trying to work and maintain a family. Children also benefit from pro-social interactions through group activities and being around positive role models.
- Quarterly newsletter.
|Summary: The Executive Director is an exempt position that reports to the Board of Directors and provides leadership, vision, direction, and administration for the agency in fulfilling its mission. The Executive Director works closely with the Board and is required to juggle multiple complex roles — chief fundraiser, visionary leader, fiscal manager, community builder, HR specialist, and more. The Executive Director is the primary representative of the agency in the community and is directly responsible for its success and for driving and inspiring passion for the cause.|
|Supervisory Responsibilities:Supervise, coach and support all staff. Facilitate annual evaluation of all employees.|
|Knowledge Skills and Abilities:
| Hiring is contingent upon background, credit, personal and professional references check.We anticipate a January 5, 2015 start date for this position.
Compensation: Competitive compensation and benefit package.
To Apply: Submit letter of interest, resume complete with dates of employment, and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references to the Executive Recruitment Committee, United Parents, 391 S. Dawson Drive, Suite 1A, Camarillo, CA 93012, email to email@example.com
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