Program Director

316 Adams
Toledo 43604
Hours Per Week: Full Time

Contact: Anna Toney -
Last Updated: 07/12/2019
Expiration Date: 08/30/2019

Job Description:

Leadership Toledo
Program Director

Leadership Toledo exists to cultivate a community of leaders dedicated to serving with authenticity and purpose. The Program Director is responsible for managing Leadership Toledo’s youth programs, providing support and assistance for adult programs, providing organizational leadership on Leadership Toledo’s team, and developing community collaborations and partnerships. This includes providing leadership on program design, implementation, and evaluation. The Program Director reports to the Executive Director.

Key Responsibilities/Functions:

  • Implement and steward our high quality programming and curriculum for the following youth programs, built on best practices in the field, innovation, and sharing of resources:
    • Youth Leadership Toledo (YLT)
    • Youth in Philanthropy Encouraging Excellence (YiPEE)
    • Students in Action (SIA)
  • Identify and create new opportunities to engage youth in service or leadership development programs in response to individual school needs.
  • Establish, build, and maintain strong partnerships with staff, board members, donors, schools, volunteers, community members, and other organizations to support Leadership Toledo’s mission.
  • Assist in the identification and procurement of funding opportunities to maintain tuition free youth programming (sponsorships, grants, etc.) and overall organization strength.
  • Cultivate our status within the Toledo Public Schools “Partners With Purpose” through continuous improvement and data collection as aligned with the district’s approved logic model.
  • Create and collect survey data before and after all youth events and programs.
  • Other responsibilities as needed (including but not limited to):
    • Adult programming support
    • Assistance with annual fundraiser execution
    • Managing special projects as required


  • All candidates should have proven leadership, management, and program development experience as well as proven experience in programs that work with school-age youth
  • Knowledge of and passion for leadership, service, and philanthropy
  • Strong understanding and awareness of issues and trends in the Greater Toledo region and the non-profit community
  • Strong ability to facilitate thoughtful discussion amongst groups
  • Creative thinking
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively with others (staff, participants, board members, community members, donors)
  • Self-starter, independent worker and willing to take initiative
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, and manage a wide variety of projects simultaneously
  • Given the nature of Leadership Toledo’s business, hours may vary, therefore, employees are expected to work early mornings, evenings, and weekends, as needed
  • Commitment to Leadership Toledo Mission
  • Must be computer literate, proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Gmail, and internet related programs.Should also have the ability to learn and become proficient in use of relevant software as needed (i.e. donor data base, website portal)
  • Must be a licensed driver with access to a reliable automobile
  • A Background Check is required






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