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Associate Director - LA Metro Programs (JR 1864)

Los Angeles, California · Volunteering/Non-Profit
JR 1864
Associate Director – LA Metro Programs
Los Angeles, CA 90004
Salary: Starting at $70,000 annually DOE
Full Time
PATH (People Assisting The Homeless) is seeking candidates with street outreach and program management experience to join our team as the Associate Director for our CES Programs in the LA Metropolitan area. We are rapidly growing organization working to end homelessness in the California community and beyond. This an excellent opportunity to take the next in your career and help lead a passionate, mission-driven team!
In addition to a rewarding work environment, we offer our employees a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, vacation and sick time, paid holidays, and a retirement plan.
Since its foundation in 1984, PATH has pioneered bold and effective approaches to assist people experiencing homelessness. PATH operates services throughout California, connecting our clients to a comprehensive continuum of homelessness prevention, street outreach, employment preparation and placement assistance, individualized case management, supportive services, interim housing, and permanent supportive housing. 
Our LA Metro Programs department operates a full range of homeless and homelessness prevention services in LA County SPA 4 and the immediate surrounding area. These programs assist individuals experiencing or at risk of homelessness obtain and maintain stable housing through a variety of supportive services tailored to address their specific situation and barriers.
Under supervision of the Director, the Associate Director oversees the Coordinated Entry System (CES) programs in the LA Metro including Outreach, Rapid Rehousing, Prevention, Problem Solving and Recovery programs as well as other specialized contracts as assigned. The Associate Director works to both expand and coordinate full geographic coverage within the service and ensure the upmost quality of delivered services. Responsibilities of the Associate Director include:
  • Program Management & Oversight
    • Collaborating with the Director to provide oversight of program elements to ensure successful implementation, coordination of services and achievement of performance measures
    • Collaborating with the Quality Assurance Department to ensure that programs are in compliance with contracts, obligations, stakeholder expectations and PATH standards
    • Providing administrative oversight to programs including the monitoring of budgets, documentation quality and reporting
  • Staff Supervision
    • Providing supervision to all staff within the assigned programs
    • Assisting program managers with on-going workload assignments and adjusting project or program priorities
    • Facilitating professional development by providing training, regular feedback, and performance evaluations
  • Community Engagement
    • Working with CES coordinators to increase awareness and implementation of CES within the community
    • Engage and assess the capabilities of non-professional outreach assets, such as community groups, as partners
    • Working with other service providers to establish best practices and strategies for identifying and engaging individuals with a history of not being connected to community resources
  • Community Assessment
    • Assessing the capabilities of outreach teams within the SPA to identify potentially underserved locations
    • Working with the outreach teams to engage and assess homeless individuals throughout the entire service area
  • Reports, Contracts & Compliance
    • Reviewing and authorizing all program and contract reports prior to submittal
    • Performing periodic internal audits and ensuring that all documentation handled in accordance with contractual obligations and PATH standards
We’re looking for candidates that:
  • Hold a Master’s Degree in Social Work (strongly preferred)
  • Are familiar and comfortable working with issues related to homelessness, substance abuse, mental health diagnosis, co-occurring disorders and history of trauma
  • Have experience and familiarity with:
    • Engagement and rapport building with hard to reach clients
    • Field-based case management interventions
    • Evidence-based practices for chronically homeless individuals such as Housing First, harm reduction and critical time intervention
    • Working with program funders
    • Analyzing program procedures and practices to identify barrier and impediments to achieving goals and making recommendations for correction
  • Demonstrate knowledge of program management, including the preparation and monitoring of budgets
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills including strong skills in written and verbal communication and the ability to represent the interests of the agency and build effective working relationships with a diverse range of individuals
  • Have a strong sense of prioritization and can coordinate multiple demands in a high-pressure environment
For this role the Associate Director must:
  • Have experience in street outreach with highly vulnerable populations
  • Have program management experience in a non-profit setting
  • Have supervisor experience in homeless services or related social services field with strong skills in staff development, program development and the implementation of policies and procedures
  • Be able and willing to work flexible hours which may include evenings or weekends
  • Have employment eligibility verification
  • Have or be able and willing to obtain CPR/First Aid training
  • Have reliable transportation and:
    • A valid driver’s license
    • Proof of insurance and ownership for personal vehicles used during work duties
    • The ability to qualify for PATH insurance coverage
  • Successfully complete the following as a condition of hire:
    • Tuberculosis Test
    • Background Screening
    • Drug Test
If this sounds like you, please visit our PATH Careers Site at and search for JR# 1864 to submit your application. A resume is required.
PATH provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, PATH complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
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