FT Hope Center for Children Program Manager

Location: Salt Lake City

We are seeking an individual with a passion for helping children and making a difference in the social work field!  House of Hope, established in 1946 to strengthen families, is a great setting to receive comprehensive training in community resources, family reunification, and meeting the needs of high-risk families. Our non-profit organization is unique in that we specialize in working with young children (birth-age 8) in residential and outpatient treatment with the majority reunifying with his or her mother while she attends daily substance use disorders treatment and parenting counseling at House of Hope. This collaboration of services gives each child a better chance of building a stronger bond with a mother who is working toward recovery and self-sufficiency in the community. The Hope Center for Children is a facility for 24-36 children ages 6 months to 8 years to provide day treatment services including therapeutic childcare, individual and group therapy, behavior management and skill building for children. 

 See if these primary duties match your interests and experience: 

  • Energetic leader who has a passion for working with young children and their parents 
  • Proficient in managing the many moving parts of a small program successfully 
  • Organized multi-tasker who prefers working in a job with a variety tasks 
  • Enjoys mentoring others in a team to accomplish personal and professional goals 
  • Excellent direct communication and writing skills 
  • Combination of direct care work with children and program supervision 

 We are looking for someone with the following qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree, current SSW or SUDC licensure or willing to work toward licensure 
  • Will consider years worked in quality childcare or early childhood programs as education 
  • Can work in stressful situations, problem solve and stay calm during crises 
  • Proficient at documentation and implementing best practices trauma informed curriculum for at risk infants and young children  
  • Has or ready to engage in training for evaluation, testing, treatment planning, parent consultation and accessing community resources 
  • Interested in learning more about non-profit organizations, treatment programs and children’s issues 
  • Understands computer basics, has good time management and a sense of humor 
  • Most importantly, has a passion for working on a collaborative team to help women and children in need 

Salary Range: $16-18/hour, DOE and licensure, with full benefits package including 32 vacation, sick, holiday days off annually, health, dental, life insurance. 401(k) dollar for dollar match up to 5% after one year with vesting schedule, employee recognition and other incentives are available. 

Hours: 40 hours/week; M-F: 8:30 AM-5:00 PM, may require occasional evening. 

 Agency Requirements:  

  • Must be at least 21 years old.  
  • This is a non-smoking worksite.  
  • Must be able to pass extensive background check and drug test.  
  • If in recovery, must have at least 2 years of sobriety.  
  • Must be vaccinated for Covid-19. 
  • Must have own reliable transportation, good driving record and be willing to transport clients in own car and agency vehicles.  

 To Apply: Send resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references to: jobs@houseofhopeut.org. Please include job title you are applying for with all contact information.