Family Programs Director

Our Family Coalition
October 4, 2019
San Francisco, California
Job Type
1385 Mission St


Position Responsibilities: The Family Programs Director oversees and manages our Family Support programming throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.


Key Responsibilities:

 Lead Family Support Team in planning, oversight and evaluation of family support programs, including educational programs, peer support groups, and community building activities for LGBTQ families and their allies

 Develop overall program plan to reach broad cross-section of LGBTQ families, specifically from diverse ethnic, linguistic, socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds

 Determines Programs Team staffing requirements and supervises direct reporting staff

 Directly oversee and manage Family Support Team contracts, including program design, reporting, evaluation, and maintaining positive funder relationships

 Oversee coordination of social and educational events in San Francisco and the East Bay

 Work collaboratively with other staff to plan and implement OFC’s dynamic and growing social, advocacy and educational programming

 Represent OFC and the interests of LGBTQ families at meetings and interagency collaborations, conferences, media outlets, and other contexts as needed

 Develop and manage both Family Support budget and individual program budgets

 Oversee development of promotional materials for Family Support programs and advocacy efforts in both hard copy and digital mediums

 Work in partnership with representatives of other community groups to further equality for all LGBTQ families

 Report to both public and private funders on grant deliverables

 Build and support parent leadership throughout OFC programs

 Review program evaluations and incorporate findings into program development

 Maintain all program documentation (sign-in sheets, program evaluations, registration reports) and review to ensure contract compliance

 Monitor databases (contract reporting and internal agency) to ensure all information is entered in a timely and accurate manner

 Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications:

 B.A. required

 A minimum of 5 years demonstrated experience working with families, youth and/or children

 Minimum of 3 years staff management experience

 A passion to fulfill the work of OFC’s mission and a demonstrated commitment to social justice, anti-oppression work, and LGBTQ rights

 Knowledge of procedures and practices for negotiating and reporting on government contracts

 Comfort and experience planning and conducting outreach to diverse family communities

 Effective organizational and time management skills

 Ability to successfully manage multiple priorities and projects, often with tight deadlines while addressing daily needs

 Experience working with service providers in San Francisco Bay Area

 Strong ability to work as part of a team and with people from a variety of different racial, ethnic, socioeconomic, educational, religious, sexual, gender, and generational backgrounds

 Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal

 Willingness to work nights and weekends, including monthly evening group(s)

 Experience developing and tracking program budgets

 Ability to build and maintain productive relationships with collaborative partners

 Comfortable with common computer software packages (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, participant/donor databases etc.) and basic graphic design skills

 Current, valid driver’s license and regular use of personal vehicle

Desired Qualifications:

 Fluent in Spanish, and/or a language other than English

 LGBTQ parent/caregiver

 Masters in Social Work or other field related to family support

 Strong relationships with organizations and individuals working to serve LGBTQ families in the SF Bay Area

 Ability to demonstrate experience in Core Competencies from the Child Abuse & Neglect Prevention Board ( Support%20Professionals%202018.pdf)

How To Apply

To apply, please send a resume along with a cover letter to Candidates will be reviewed on a rolling basis and position will be filled when a successful candidate has been identified, so it is best to apply as soon as possible.

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