Program Director (Peer Support Services)

CFC Loud N Clear Foundation
May 18, 2020
Job Type
Career level
3-5 years
Other Certifications
CPRS, Recovery Coach


Oversees multiple locations

CFC Loud N Clear Foundation (CFC) is a community-based not-for-profit committed to helping individuals and families struggling with addiction find, maintain, and strengthen their recovery through peer-based support & programs. Since 2012, CFC has been a recognized leader in New Jersey in providing an all encompassing relapse prevention program.

Through our robust services, superior sober living homes, and community events, CFC is able to meet the needs of hundreds of men, women, children and families each year, helping them live independent lives free of drugs and alcohol abuse in the community.

Join our team! We have an exciting new opportunity for a Program Director.

Summary of Duties

The Program Director provides both direct and indirect services. The Program Director is responsible for the overall management and supervision of the operating program, services and staff. The Director will support recovery by providing services that reflect our deeply held values that include the recognition of individual rights of self-determination, choice, shared decision-making and collaboration.

-Provide administrative oversight of the facilities, daily program operations and offer assistance where needed to the Program Coordinators.
-Ensure the development, implementation, and enforcement of all policies and procedures outlined in the Policy and Procedure Manuals, as well as regulatory procedures issued by applicable regulatory authorities.
-Be a community liaison - create community connections that enhance the program as well as provide additional funding opportunities.
-Be responsible for planning and administration of all operational functions including managerial, personnel, fiscal, and reporting requirements of the program to eRA Commons (SAMHSA Grant Recording Software)
-Screen and interview new associates for hire as needed and submit requests for approval, as necessary.
-Responsible for completing the Annual Programmatic Report
-Responsible for managing the annual budget and distributing the appropriate funds at each location.
-Ensures that all staff timesheets and mileage sheets are carefully scrutinized and confirmed before signing and submitting.
-Provide training to staff as appropriate and insure all staff are up to date with required training.
-Establish and maintain liaison relationships and communication with facility staff, service providers, community resources, contracted management services, and patients.
-Ensure that the facility is maintained to ensure patient and staff safety and in compliance with all building, fire, and safety codes.
-Maintain the core values of the organization across the multiple locations
-Create cohesion between centers staff & membership base with semi-annual meet up events.
-Assist in addressing any crisis situations
- Other duties

-Knowledge of Program Management
-Knowledge of Recovery Peer Support and Ethics
-Knowledge of the addiction industry and cycle of treatment.
-Effective crisis intervention skills
-Effective verbal and written communication skills
-Excellent organizational skills
-Excellent interpersonal skills
-Strong attention to detail
-Effective leadership skills
-Problem solving skills
Effective management practices:
a. address interpersonal barriers and strengths in his/her staff
b. empower those receiving supervision
c. offer criticism in a constructive manner
d. understand employment and labor laws
Familiarity with and ability to use an Electronic Health Record system.


The Program Director shall be a knowledgeable Peer Support Specialist with 4-5 years of previous program management experience.
-Must hold an active CPRS Certification in the State of New Jersey. Must have completed CCAR Recovery Coach Training and Ethics Training. Preferably a CCAR Certified ToT.
-Must be knowledgeable and encouraging of the multiple pathways to recovery.
-Must be reliable and able to work independently and understand the importance of maintaining confidentiality.
-Have excellent interpersonal and communications skills.
-Work independently, complete tasks and all required paperwork in a timely and complete manner.
-Must have advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office - Excel, Word, ---PowerPoint and data base management.
-Have and maintain a valid Driver’s License with a driving record that is satisfactory to our insurance carrier, have and maintain a Defensive Driving certification.
-The Program Director must be legally eligible to work in the United States.

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