The Mentor Network

About The Mentor Network

The MENTOR Network is a national network of local providers offering quality, community-based services to children, adults, and seniors with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries, and to youth with emotional and behavioral challenges as well as their families. Serving 30,000 individuals in 36 states, we offer meaningful work, come join our team today!




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Program Director

The Mentor Network - Bakersfield, California

Posted: 11/14/2018

Program Director
Primary Location: United States-CA-CABakersfield

California MENTOR

Every person needs the support of others, but we look for very special people to support individuals with disabilities. As a Program Director with Creative Connections Homes you’ll be one of those special people.

For Creative Connections Homes and The MENTOR Network the Program Director is critical to our success and exemplifies the wonderful mission driven work we do here every day.
To that end, the Program Director role is a fantastic role to continue your career path in Social and Human Services with a myriad of career options to move up and across the organization.
Creative Connections Homes is seeking a Program Director to manage the day to day operations of one to four programs in a community or small geographic area.  Program Directors ensure quality of services delivered and compliance with regulatory requirements.  The Program Director also manages, hires, trains and schedule staff.

Salary: $46,000 per year

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred plus two to three years of experience in the human services industry.

  • At least one year of experience working with persons with mental retardation or other developmental disabilities

  • Valid driver's license

  • Access to a registered vehicle with proof of insurance

  • Pass a background check fingerprint clearance with DOJ/FBI, physical and TB screening

  • Demonstrated leadership ability

  • Ability to effectively establish and maintain meaningful relationships

  • Ability to coordinate activities and services to meet the on-going needs of individuals served

  • Strong follow through to ensure quality services, regulations and clients’ rights are upheld

  • High energy, goal-oriented, and an ability to inspire people 

Founded in 1980, The MENTOR Network is a national network of local human services providers offering an array of quality, community-based services in more than 30 states to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries and other catastrophic injuries and illnesses, and to youth with emotional, behavioral and medically complex challenges as well as their families.

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