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At CEDARS, we recognize the value of everyone’s contributions in helping children find safe and enduring family relationships. The talent, passion, and dedication that each employee brings to our efforts increases our ability to succeed.

If you share our commitment to helping children and building stronger families, you may find that CEDARS is the right place for you. Our employees find deep satisfaction here, from our emphasis on maintaining a work/life balance to the comprehensive employee benefit program that helps our employees stay healthy and feel secure.

Assistant Program Director, CEDARS Pioneers Center (Lincoln, NE)

CEDARS Pioneers Center provides a safe and stable environment for youth to reside following a placement disruption or for youth experiencing homelessness or who have ran away. The program operates 24/7 for youth ages 12-18. Programming includes structured groups and recreation, school support including keeping the youth attending their home school when possible and helping strengthen relationships between youth and their families. CEDARS Pioneers Center is designed to be a short-term placement for youth with a goal average length of stay 3 weeks or less. The CEDARS Pioneers Center Assistant Program Director (APD) will assist the Program Director in directing and coordinating client services. The APD in collaboration with the Program Director and human resources will be responsible for the hiring, training, supervision and evaluation of program staff. The APD will provide services to clients and families, including case planning, education and advocacy. It is the responsibility of the APD to assist with supervision and administrative functions as assigned by the Program Director. A bachelor's degree in human services or a related field and three years of relevant experience including supervisory responsibilities are required. The APD must have computer experience, a valid driver's license and a good driving record. Schedule: Sunday through Thursday 1p-9p; with some possible variation depending upon needs of clients and program. This position will also be a part of an on-call rotation and will include additional weekend and evening hours.