Program Director

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Dayton

The Program Director is a full-time position supporting the Victory Project’s mission to empower youth to discover the life God intended by mastering self-awareness, self-sufficiency, and selfless service. The Program Director will actively participate in each student’s life by inserting themselves in all their growth and development aspects.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for providing a safe and consistent environment where students can thrive.
  • Develop, manage, and coordinate daily programming and course curriculum, which is age-appropriate and engaging.
  • Recruit and retain students while ensuring accountability to their membership agreements in an empathetic manner.
  • Maintain records of students’ success in education, entrepreneurship, and enlightenment.
  • Proactively track student’s academic progress through regular communication with schools, teachers, counselors, and parents.
  • Proactively communicate with parents and guardians regarding student participation, schooling, social, mental, and spiritual development.
  • Engage with volunteers and actively communicate the organization’s opportunities, schedules, and needs.
  • Assist in preparing students for all developmental stages, including educational and social milestones.
  • Provide transportation as needed.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Education and Experience:

  • Degree in social services, business, or biblical studies is preferred but optional.
  • Work experience that succeeds at VP includes sales, prior military, teachers, pastoral, retail, and law enforcement.
  • Experience working with youth is preferred but optional.

Competencies, Knowledge, and Skills:

  • Computer skills, including Google and Microsoft Suites
  • Presentation skills
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Strong conflict resolution skills
  • Strong decision-making/problem-solving skills
  • Strong critical thinking and listening skills
  • Strategic management skills
  • Exceptional organization and prioritization skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines
  • Demonstrates a sense of urgency and self-motivation
  • Strong attention to detail, situational awareness, and interpersonal skills
  • Must have a relationship with Christ with demonstrated Christian principles

Licensure and Certification:

  • Valid Ohio driver’s license

Working Conditions:

  • Typical work hours are Monday – Friday, 12pm – 8pm
  • Up to five overnights a year
  • General office environment; may be required to sit or stand for extended periods
  • Visits in the community, including residences and schools, are required
  • Must be able to pass a background check, be insurable to drive, and pass drug testing

Pay and Benefits:

  • Starting wage of $45,000/year annually
  • $47,000/year after successful completion of the 90-day probationary. Overtime when applicable.
  • Shortened work week– two paid Fridays off each month, equaling an additional 26 days off per year.
  • Opportunity to increase their pay to $15,000 per year in community support
  • $1,000 through Staff Assistance Fund
  • Up to 15% in performance bonuses
  • $300 monthly health insurance stipend
  • Rotating paid holidays off
  • 10 paid vacation days
  • Five paid sick days
  • Two paid personal days

Core Values

We also encourage candidates to consider our core values before applying.

  • UNDO hopelessness with Godly purpose
  • MODEL work is the reward
  • OFFER love and accountability
  • PROVIDE a safe and consistent environment



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