Program Director - Foster Care
at Arrow Child & Family Ministries

Date Posted: 12/29/2016

Job Description

Program Director

As Program Director - Foster Care & Adoption, your role goes beyond supervising and motivating. Bring your creativity to develop improvements and new concepts in staff development, foster family recruitment and development, and service delivery. By combining your passion for kids and families with your passion for excellence, you'll lead your dedicated team to achieve our higher standards, as you fulfill our mission of helping kids and strengthening families in your community.


This position directly supervises staff. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Arrow Child & Family Ministries policies, State and Federal laws and policy and procedures. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance including coaching and future performance development; managers training needs through learning management system; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Maintain quality improvement goals and address at regularly scheduled staff meetings. Oversee Client delivery and insure performance measurements and outcomes are met.


The Program Director shall at minimum possess a Masters degree in a Health or Human Services field and maintain a current licensure (LMSW or LPC) and Child Placing Management Staff status according to DPFS standards is preferred. The Program Director will have three years experience in a director role in foster care programming and coordination of services.


Ability to read, analyze, and interpret professional journals and general business periodicals. Ability to write reports, presentations and business correspondence. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of clergy, parishioners, managers, clients, customers, and the general public.


Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.


Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

  • Valid State driver's license, current auto insurance, auto registration, and inspection.
  • Must submit to and pass a pre-employment drug test.
  • Must submit to pass random drug tests during employment.
  • Must successfully pass all background screens as required by the state.
  • Must be 21 years of age or older.

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Dallas, TX
  • Job Type: Management
  • Experience: At least 3 year(s)
  • Date Posted: 12/29/2016

About Us

Arrow Child & Family Ministries is a Christian provider of child welfare and education services for abused and neglected children and families in crisis. Through the engagement of both government and the local church, Arrow provides an array of services including foster care, adoption, residential care and treatment, child sex trafficking rehabilitation, and specialized education. All programs and services advance the well-being of children, families and communities while promoting responsibility and a commitment to strengthen family life.

Arrow Child & Family Ministries seeks a workforce of talented and committed professionals who wish to combine their passion to serve with our mission of helping kids and strengthening families. If you have a heart for service and want to be part of a growing organization dedicated to helping kids and strengthening families, consider joining the Arrow family. We’ll help you fulfill your goals while you help us fulfill our mission.

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