Yonkers Community Action Program is a private non-profit corporation designated as an anti-poverty agency under the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964. YCAP's mission is to engage and empower the residents of Yonkers by providing resources and services that improve health, education, and employment outcomes as well as support economic self-sufficiency and poverty reduction. YCAP was founded in 1965 as the community action agency in Yonkers, New York. Yonkers is the largest city in Westchester (5th largest city in New York State) and is suffering from years of disinvestment, crime, high concentrations of poverty/unemployment, and drug use.
Role: The Deputy Director should have extensive experience in working with large at risk communities. In addition, this person must have a strong background in contract management and finance operations.
-Support the Agency in designing, implementing and executing programming in the Yonkers Community.
-The Deputy Director, in collaboration with the Executive Director, will handle the grant funds and ensure that the Agency is within its stated goals of the grant.
-Oversee the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG)
-Programming duties may include, but not limited to, rental assistance, educational assistance for youth, food insecurity, mental health services, workforce development, etc.
-Monitor activities, organization, and costs of events and projects.
-Project Management that includes fiscal and compliance reporting to the Department of State.
-Design & execute a strategic planning process that meets the criteria outlined by grant funders.
Supervision and Oversight: This position reports to the Executive Director, with heavy involvement with the Board Treasurer.
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