Oversight of programs and services for low-income families, children and seniors.
A great day would consist of following up with my staff (via phone, e-mail, and webcam), making sure I provide them the tools and resources to be successful at their resource centers. I also oversee our organization's social media platforms, so time is set aside to schedule posts and take our storytelling online. The rest of the time would be peppered in with various projects: meetings with potential partners, designing new programs, and finding additional ways to serve our residents.
Project management, supervising others, dealing with difficult people, time management.
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