The FEZ Program Director oversees the coordination and administration of all aspects of the Income programs including planning, organizing, staffing, leading, funding and controlling program activities for the United Way of Passaic County. Position could be part time or full time.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Plan the delivery of the overall Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program and lead coalition activities to deliver high quality income tax preparation in Passaic County
Identify or develop new economic empowerment initiatives to support the strategic direction of the Financial Empowerment Zone to be included in the portfolio of services offered to clients
As coalition lead, work with and recruit new partnerships to insure high quality direct services, reporting and new initiatives
Develop and implement long-term goals and objectives to increase the financial well-being of those living within our service area
Program evaluation to assess the strengths of the program and to identify areas for improvement and growth
Assist in seeking out and submitting grant proposals to ensure continuous and expansion of services
Ensure that program activities comply with all relevant legislation and professional standards
Recruit and engage volunteers for income tax and other program activities and insure that all volunteers receive an appropriate orientation, training and certifications
Maintain a robust volunteer recognition program
Communicate with community leaders, elected officials and other nonprofits to gain community support and outreach for volunteers, clients, partnerships
Report back to federal and private funders as outlined in grant agreements including financial reports
Responsible for the budget and all program expenditures
Build Relationships: Establish and maintain positive working relationships, both internally and externally, to achieve the goals of FEZ and of United Way of Passaic County
Positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organization
Bachelor's degree in a related subject; Master's degree preferred
Minimum 2 years experience in program management in a nonprofit or government agency
Successful experience recruiting, training & supervising volunteers
Knowledge of financial issues faced by working poor
Experience with the VITA or TCE program
Proficiency in Windows and MS Office programs, including Excel
Public Speaking experience
Legislative experience is desirable
Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) is preferred
To Apply: Cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone inquiries, please. Qualified candidates only will be contacted for interviews. Applicants should be available to start in September 2015.
United Way of Passaic County is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
September 1, 2015
Salary range (annual, U.S. $)
38,000 - 48,000
Depends on experience and hours
There is a competitive benefits package for full-time employees.