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The American Friends Service Committee is a Quaker organization, which includes people of various faiths who are committed to social justice, peace, and humanitarian service. Its work is based on the Quaker belief in the worth of every person and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice.
Title: New Orleans Area Program Director
Supervisor: Regional Director, South Region
Region/Unit: South Regional Office
Location: New Orleans, LA
Summary of Principal Responsibilities
The New Orleans Area Program Director (NOPD) oversees AFSC program work in the New Orleans area, providing strategic and creative leadership in the work. The NOPD is responsible for a comprehensive approach to intervening in the cycle of violence, incarceration and recidivism among youth and young adults in the New Orleans area, with a specific focus on the African American community. The NOPD will provide leadership in program learning and advocacy for changing policy affecting the communities served. She / he will supervise program staff and volunteers in the New Orleans area, and work with a local program committee.
Essential Functions/Responsibilities: The key responsibilities of the New Orleans Program Director include but are not limited to the following:
Education: Baccalaureate degree in non-profit management, social science or related field required.
Other Required Skills and Abilities:
Compensation: Salary Range 16 (Base $52,716) – Exempt – Comprehensive medical and hospitalization plan; term life, accident and salary continuation insurances, defined benefit pension plan, plus fringe benefits; participation in unemployment and worker’s compensation and social security.
The American Friends Service Committee is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified persons are encouraged to apply regardless of their religious affiliation, race, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or disability.
The central office of the AFSC and some offices in the U.S. are unionized workplaces. This position is not represented.
The American Friends Service Committee is a smoke-free workplace.