Seneca's Central Coast Programs, known as Kinship Center, have been honored nationally for our life-changing outcomes for more than 2,500 children each year through a variety of programs, including adoption, therapeutic foster care, kinship care, mental health services for children and families, intensive support for families in crisis, prevention programs to keep children out of child welfare, and nationally recognized education and training for parents and professionals.
We are currently seeking an Executive Director to lead and oversee all programs and services in the Central Coast region, including Monterey, Santa Cruz, San Benito and San Luis Obispo Counties. This includes overall management of the program, ensuring the delivery of high quality services to children and families, and providing continuity throughout Seneca's Central Coast programs. The Executive Director also plans for future program growth and development within the Central Coast.
Participate in designing, planning and implementing new programs in response to community needs.
Supervise and evaluate management staff.
Oversee the quality assurance of all programs in regard to adherence to all MediCal, government and state regulations.
Develop and maintain internal systems to provide consistency among programs.
Work with Controller to maintain budgetary obligations and maximize all contracts to be fiscally viable.
Responsible for the overall management of staffing, training and evaluation in each program.
Stays abreast of legislation and regulations which affect the operation of the programs and communicates information to the necessary parties.
Develop and maintain relationships with referring agencies, counties and local community resources.
Participates in agency-wide Executive Team meetings.
Comprehensive employee benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and chiropractic coverage, and partially paid premiums for dependents
Employer-paid Employee Assistance Plan
We provide a 403b Retirement Plan
5 weeks of flexible Paid Time Off
Scholarship opportunities, ongoing training, and professional development opportunities
Master's degree in social work or related field; preferably licensed with the California BBS
At least 3 years’ experience in program development within the mental health field and/or child welfare
Supervisory experience that includes managing all aspect of personnel
Strong writing and communication skills
Working knowledge of budgets and fiscal oversight of programs
Valid California driver's license
TB test clearance, fingerprint clearances with the DOJ, FBI and CAIC, and compliance with any other regulatory bodies, including maintaining a current, active license if required
At Seneca Family of Agencies, our mission is to help children and families through the most difficult times of their lives. Throughout the 1990s and into the 21st century, Seneca has dedicated itself to becoming a “system of care” agency providing a comprehensive continuum of community-based and family-focused treatment services for children and families. Seneca’s continuum of care now includes in...-home wraparound services; foster family-based treatment; mobile crisis response services; integrated day treatment and special education services; after-school therapeutic recreation services; public school-based mental health services, and permanency services. Kinship Center, a member of Seneca Family of Agencies is committed to the core belief that every child deserves a family, Kinship Center provides the full spectrum of family-centered support to strengthen the families and communities we serve.