Plus Manager

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Accepting Applications Until 5/22/18

Who We Are

Project for Pride in Living, Inc. (PPL) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering low-income people to become self-reliant through integrated services. When joining PPL, you become a part of a diverse team whose goal is to assist our residents and communities with the groundwork they need, not only to survive, but also to thrive. We are eager to welcome others to our team who are dedicated to serving our residents and pursuing our mission to build the hope, assets, and self-reliance of individuals and families who have lower incomes by providing transformative affordable housing and employment readiness services.

Job Summary

The Plus Manager is responsible for the vision, direction, and effectiveness of the Plus program in tandem with stakeholders of the Plus Program (Hennepin County staff, school staff, key nonprofits and the young people of the Plus program).  The Plus Manager serves as the key contact and advocate for referral partners.

The Plus Manager is responsible for the quality of programming which includes leading regular professional learning for Case Coordinators, building direction with the many different supervisors of Case Coordinators, and  communicating with stakeholders about the success of the program. 

The Plus Manager will build and maintain relationships with Hennepin County services and community based organizations in order to better connect Case Coordinators to appropriate resources and ensure equity of care across sites.   The Plus Manager will also supervise the Case Coordinators hired by PPL and the Plus Data Analyst.

Launched in 2010, the Plus program helps young people who are county involved graduate high school or earn a GED, attend college or employment training, and plan for a career that has a family sustaining wage.  The Plus program is in twelve different schools and programs across Hennepin County.  Case Coordinators deliver the supports on a one to one basis, maintaining a caseload of 20 young people.  The program relies on multiple partners and stakeholders to provide customized supports for young people.   

Additional Responsibilities Include:

  • Set strategic direction for the Plus Program, invest stakeholders, and report outcomes to the executive team and stakeholders.
  • Manage enrollment and eligibility for program referrals.
  • Determine county staff/case managers the best fit of each referee for the program including marketing the program to probation officers, Be @ School workers, and human services workers (Child Protection & Child Welfare) to develop partnerships and referrals.
  • Provide ongoing meaningful professional development to the Plus team.
  • Maintain relationships with key stakeholders in employment/education fields to enhance the quality of the Plus Program.
  • Administrative tasks such as tracking outputs/outcomes and compiling reports for communicating progress to board and funders.

Supervisory Responsibilities

The Plus manager will supervise the Plus Data Analyst and four Plus Case Coordinators.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA Degree in Human Services, Education, Psychology, Social Work or related field.

  • Five or more years of working with young people aged (15-24) with multiple barriers (ideally young people who have been engaged in foster care, juvenile justice, foster care truancy, teen parents and/or young people experiencing homelessness).

·         Must have a valid driver’s license, a good driving record as determined by our insurance carrier, proof of insurance and access to reliable transportation

Benefits: Health & Dental; Employer Paid Short & Long Term Disability Insurance, Employer Paid Life Insurance; Voluntary Life Insurance; Health Savings Account (HSA) or Flexible Spending Account (FSA); PTO & Paid Holidays; 403(b) Retirement Plan with Employer Match.

Salary: $50,000-$65,000/yr., DOQ

PPL is an EEO/AA employer. PPL participates in the federal E-verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees.

Location: Minneapolis, MN
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