Vice President of Family & Community Services

Posted by: Child & Family Resources, Inc.

Phoenix, AZ, US

The Vice President of Family & Community Services provides direction, consultation, leadership and technical assistance to program directors overseeing a broad range of agency programs. The individual assists the Chief Executive Officer in implementation of strategic and organizational planning and business development. The VP ensures programs are operated in an effective and fiscally sound manner and meet all agency, contractual and accreditation requirements. In addition, this position develops a strong Advisory Council and builds involvement with strategic direction for local operations.

  • Supervises and supports Program Directors in implementation of goals and objectives of agencies programs and services
  • Building leadership capacity of staff through coaching and mentoring
  • Provides leadership in organizational initiatives linked to strategic planning, program evaluation, continuous quality improvement and accreditation
  • Actively participates in local, state, and regional efforts which impact the success of the organization
  • Assists the CEO in community development activities
  • Researches appropriate fund sources for program operations and develops grants with Program Directors
  • Ensures that line of service programs throughout the state are operated in a consistent, best practice manner with fidelity to the program model
  • Develops and implements performance outcomes by which program services can be measured
  • Responsible for the development and operations of the Phoenix Advisory Council
  • Participates in the Senior Leadership Team of the agency
  • Confers with area program staff to maintain program, contractual and fiscal funding requirements
  • Facilitates the use of staff expertise across programmatic and geographic boundaries
  • Responsible for creating and managing annual budgets for line of service
  • Represents the Agency in community, locally and statewide through active participation in steering committees and collective impact initiatives
  • Develops and maintains strong relationships with key stakeholders and collaborative partners


  • Masters or Doctoral degree in Human Services or related field and five years leadership and supervisory experience. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in managing multiple programs and funding sources.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Ability to independently write and coordinate grant requests
  • Ability to motivate and support staff
  • Knowledge of community network in youth, family support and parent education services
  • Sensitive to cultural diversity issues, including age, ethnicity, and lifestyle
  • Strong oral and written communication and organizational skills
  • Must be eligible and able to obtain a level one fingerprint card
  • Must have valid driver’s license, insurance and vehicle

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