Program Director - Gildas Club South Florida
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Tuesday, May 06, 2014 07:19 AM

Gilda’s Club South Florida

Program Director Position Description

Position Summary

The Program Director is responsible for developing programs within the mission and guidelines of the Cancer Support Community and is ultimately accountable for program delivery and quality control. The Program Director facilitates support groups, and plans and conducts strategic outreach. The Program Director is responsible for the hiring and supervision of program staff including licensed contract group facilitators. The Program Director reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer.


 Program Administration

  • Responsible for all support groups, educational workshops and member intakes and member recruitment either directly or in a supervisory capacity.
  • Serves as the primary liaison with Gilda’s Club members.
  • Oversees planning the monthly member activity calendar.  
  • Supervises  program staff, contract facilitators, interns and program volunteers
  • Establishes and/or conducts training for professional staff
  • Develops programs with CEO approval and has a working knowledge of the organization’s budget
  • Significant responsibility defining goals, measuring progress, achieving both qualitative and quantitative benchmarks and directing staff to do the same. 
  • Prepares statistical reports
  • Assists in the grant application process and executes grants specific to the requirements
  • Communicates regularly with other Gilda’s Club Program Directors and Cancer Support Community program staff
  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Coordinates Gilda’s Club South Florida involvement in community health fairs, committees and forums.
  • Represents Gilda’s Club South Florida to the community through public speaking.
  • Maintains strong relationships with community social service agencies, hospitals, hospices, and cancer related organizations.


  • Master’s Degree in a profession such as social work or psychology, with an emphasis on program management.  Highest level of licensure or certification required by the state for the specific field required
  • Experience in both individual and group work; supervisory, program planning, administrative and outreach skills; ideally, at least one year removed from any direct cancer experience for either themselves or any significant person in their lives.
  • Mature and self-confident, with professional demeanor, sound judgment and a good sense of humor.


 Submit resume with salary history to Shelley Goren, CEO via email