Roca Boston works with high-risk young men to change their behavior, and shift the trajectories of their lives to move towards the outcomes of economic independence and living out of harm’s way. The organization is seeking a Boston Director with strong strategic, management, and interpersonal skills to lead the implementation and management of the Roca Intervention Model for high-risk young men served by the Boston site. Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer (COO), the Roca Boston Director will have oversight of all aspects for programming in Boston, and work with senior and development staff on positioning, fundraising, partner development and growth of the organization.
The Roca Boston Director will have demonstrated success in attracting, mentoring and retaining high-quality talent and building vibrant, empowered teams. S/he will be a focused, results-oriented leader who is deeply invested in leading with values and achieving bold goals with young people who are in active crisis and are not ready, willing, or able to participate in programs or jobs. Key qualifications for the Boston Director include strong relationship management and communication skills to work effectively and build consensus among diverse constituencies within the high-risk youth community. Direct community experience, strong supervisory skills, and extensive knowledge of youth development, street/gang dynamics and the criminal justice system is preferred.
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