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Bay Cove Human Services - Vice President of Addiction & Homeless Services

Company: Bay Cove Human Services
Location: Framingham
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Job Description:

Bay Cove Human Services has been recognized by the Boston Globe as one of the Top Places to Work in 2021. This is the sixth year that Bay Cove has been acknowledged for this distinction. Mission Statement: Bay Cove Human Services partners with people to overcome challenges and realize personal potential. Bay Cove's 2,000 highly trained employees serve more than 20,000 individuals and their families each year at more than 170 different program sites throughout Greater Boston and southeastern Massachusetts. The Vice President of Addiction & Homeless Services (VP of A&HS) provides innovative leadership in the development, operation, and delivery of excellent quality services and outcomes for all Bay Cove A&HS programs. Job Summary:The VP brings passionate advocacy to addressing racial, health, and housing equity on behalf of persons impacted by substance use and co-occurring behavioral and complex health conditions. Advocate for social policies, funding/reimbursement, and integration of services across all systems of care that reduce stigma, marginalization, and that affirmatively bring opportunities and hope for the future to impacted individuals and their families. Given the increasing rates of fatal overdoses and shortened life expectancy (averaging 50 years) for those impacted by substance addiction and homelessness, the VP must work to engage all A&HS staff to do all that is possible to offer services that disrupt the many barriers that interfere with each person's access to care, treatment, health and social services, housing, self-agency, and a life worth living. Foster work environments that are welcoming, inclusive, respectful places where staff are valued for their work and many contributions. Support the diversity of persons served throughout our programs, all our employees, and ensure that our A&HS program leadership is representative of this diversity and richness. Serve as an invested change agent in relation to persons served, colleagues, key partners, and engages in 1:1, programmatic, agency, and industry initiatives that realize our DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) intentions and realization of strategic objectives. The VP will be a problem solver and collaborator who works in the service of the agency's overall strategic objectives and mission. Supervisory Responsibilities:Supervises and supports all A&HS senior leadership directors in the delivery of addiction and homeless/housing services. Steps in to supervise Program Directors and other key personnel in the absence senior leaders of A&HS.Provides back up on call to A&HS leadership staff and programs.Requirements for the Position: Professional Qualifications:MA degree in Social Work, Public Health, Nursing, or a related field plus at least 10 years experience in the administration of programs serving adults with Addiction and/or Homeless Services.Personal Qualifications: Demonstrated communication and listening skills, well organized, critical thinking and problem solving skillsAble to model shared leadership and followership skills as needed Ability to lead in an agency and in services that provide life-saving and affirming services to vulnerable adults with integrity, respect, and compassion.Demonstrated commitment to continually strengthen agency and programs' culture and communications so that diversity, equity, inclusiveness, and belonging thrive. Is passionate about the essential work that A&HS programs offer to individuals, families, and communities and recognizes that such work is dependent on many people (Board, Executive & Senior Leadership, all staff and managers, agency administrative and operations staff, volunteers, funders, and collaborative partners) who all play an essential role in the services and opportunities we collectively provide.Reports to:Chief Operating Officer Supervises:Senior leadership roles within Addiction & Homeless ServicesSalary:Commensurate with experience.This is an exempt position Full job description available upon request.

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