Program Manager (Maryland)




Regular Part-Time

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Us Helping Us is a rapidly growing and mission-driven nonprofit. For the past 30 years, we have provided innovative programs and services to improve the health and wellbeing of racial, sexual orientation and gender minorities, people living with HIV/AIDS, and persons with substance abuse disorders and mental illness. As it exists today, we currently operate two office locations in the greater Washington, DC area and offer a variety of clinical, behavioral/mental health and social support services in a trusting, compassionate and non-judgmental environment. We are currently hiring for a Youth Empowerment Specialist and are looking for an energetic, independently motivated and committed person to fill this position.



The Program Manager will manage multiple projects, services, and activities at our office location in Prince George’s County, Maryland (near the New Carrollton Metro Station) and ensure that each of these projects, services, and activities complement each other and align with the overall business goals, objectives and deliverables. Specifically, the Program Manager will manage the planning, implementation and evaluation of the projects, services and activities offered at this office location, including but not limited to, clinical services (e.g., comprehensive health screening, PrEP, STI treatment), mental/behavioral health, case management (clinical, non-medical and housing), and community-based outreach, education, and advocacy. The Program Manager will also oversee The DENIM Collection, a community-based medical home (drop-in center) that provides culturally relevant and appropriate services for young Black MSM and transgender women, and other interventions and training programs.


Reporting to the Deputy Executive Director, the Program Manager will have the following responsibilities:


  • Manage organizational programs, activities, and services in accordance with the mission and vision of the organization.

  • Manage a team with a diverse array of talents and responsibilities, including programmatic, behavioral/mental health, primary care and essential support services.

  • In collaboration with the Program Evaluator and Quality Assurance Manager, develop comprehensive evaluation and performance measurement plans for all organizational programs, services and activities. These plans will be used to monitor performance measures, identify weaknesses, and make recommendations for improvement.

  • Meet regularly with programmatic, clinical/primary care staff to discuss status of objectives/activities, review evaluation data and client satisfaction surveys, and discuss challenges and opportunities for improvement and expansion.

  • Meet with programmatic, clinical/primary care staff to make communication easy and transparent regarding issues and decisions with programs, activities and services.

  • Implement and manage changes to ensure project goals are achieved, if applicable.

  • Develop new programs to support the strategic direction of the organization.

  • Develop and contribute to the content for new grant applications to guarantee uninterrupted delivery of services.

  • Produce accurate and timely reporting of program status throughout its life cycle.

  • Perform other position-related duties as assigned.


Experience and Education

  • Bachelor degree required and Master degree preferred, in public health, healthcare administration, business, or related field.

  • Minimum of five (5) years of proven program management; three (3) years of work experience with adults and/or youth in a community-based setting is preferred.

  • Experience working with youth and/or young adults, including the provision of life and professional (workforce) development skills.

  • Proven experience managing a team of 5 or more professionals, including being a strong member of a program management/administrative team.

  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.

  • Experience and knowledge of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (e.g., Hepatitis) and chronic conditions (e.g., diabetes, hypertension).


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent understand and knowledge of program management methodologies and techniques, including ability to understand a wide array of programmatic and services goals, objectives and activities.

  • Experience developing comprehensive and efficient work plans related to programmatic activities and other services as well as interim/annual reports and inquiries from funders.

  • Strong knowledge and experience in the use of the various tools to aid program management.

  • Good knowledge of budgeting and resource allocation procedures.

  • Strong interpersonal skills, including ability to put theory in practice, provide clarity during chaos; and ability to find innovative ways to resolve problems.

  • Strong leadership, management and communication skills.

  • Experience working with LGBTQ individuals and racial minorities and respects cultural and religious practices of patients.

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, self-motivated, and enthusiastic.

  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment and provide caring and non-judgmental client-centered services.

  • Bilingual English/Spanish and/or other languages strongly preferred.


  • Salary range $67,500-$82,500 (based on experience) plus a generous benefits package, including 80/20 employer/employee-paid health insurance.

  • This is a full-time position that includes occasional evenings and weekends and periodic travel.

  • Valid U.S. work permit required.

  • Must submit to and successfully complete a background investigation and drug test.

  • Us Helping Us has a smoke-free environment and non-smokers are preferred. Excellent personal hygiene is a must.

Us Helping Us is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, language, ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender, gender expression, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, or status as a veteran with a disability.


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