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Program Manager - Homeless Veteran's Reintegration Program (Portland)

Full-time FULL_TIME



Easterseals Oregon


Email: jobs@or.easterseals.com

Download Posting: job-ad-program-manager-hvrp-pdx.pdf

Under the supervision of the Veteran Employment Services Director, this full-time position provides day-to-day program support and effectively manages and leads the federally funded employment program in Multnomah, Clackamas, and Washington Counties.

Basic Responsibilities:

  • Oversee day-to-day program operations.
  • Build and work with a diverse team using conflict resolution skills to demonstrate collaboration and a mutual-interest approach to problem solving. Mentor and coach employees to increase performance through training, assessing performance and advocating for development of opportunities, which result in skill gains.
  • Train program staff on all program components, such as eligibility requirements, intake/assessment, employment trainings, placement and retention services, and community agency connections.
  • Facilitate staff meetings using a teamwork approach.
  • Travel throughout two counties to provide on-site coaching and monitoring; conduct staff meetings in person and remotely through the use of technology, webinars, conference calls; conduct site visits with ESO President/CEO, Director of Veteran Employment Services, DOL VETS GOTR and elected officials.
  • Participate on required conference calls, webinars and/or training conferences. Attend all Easterseals Oregon and HVRP required trainings.
  • Jointly facilitates the recruitment and hiring process with Director to fill vacant positions. Approves all staff time sheets and creates schedules that ensure office coverage is provided Monday-Friday 8:30am to 5pm.
  • Adhere to all Performance Measures mandated by Easterseals Oregon and Department of Labor VETS.
  • Recommend policies, procedures and alternatives that will result in meeting or exceeding program performance measures.
  • Monitor and review expenditures quarterly with Supervisor to ensure spending is meeting HVRP requirements.
  • Conduct performance evaluations and grant monitoring.
  • Meet regularly with supervisor to update on progress and performance of the Portalnd program.
  • Provide monthly and quarterly written reports.
  • Work cooperatively with funding partners and provide all reporting processes required monthly, quarterly and yearly.
  • Track, report and coordinate all grant goals and quarterly critical performance measures.
  • Coordinate with supervisors to maintain user accounts in multiple systems, including adding accounts for new users and quickly deactivating accounts for departing users.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with community partners, Oregon Employment Department, Workforce Investment Boards (WIB), and Department of Labor VETS.
  • Develop relationships with employers to aid in securing and maintaining employment for participants in HVRP.
  • Works collaboratively with Easterseals Oregon Administrative staff.
  • Approve all staff timesheets.
  • Create schedules that ensure office coverage is provided Monday-Friday 8:30am to 5pm.
  • Submit monthly timesheet, mileage and/or expense reports.
  • Assist with special projects and other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in business, social services, or other related field; years of experience in workforce development, career services, human resources will be accepted
  • Three years of supervisory experience preferred.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Effective organizational and leadership skills.
  • Proficient in MS Office and relational databases.
  • Experience working with Veterans, individuals with disabilities and/or dislocated workers.
  • A professional appearance and sensitivity to others.
  • Ability to work with individuals of varying incomes, skill levels, experiences and cultures.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
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