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Working at Mental Health America of San Diego County is a great opportunity to be involved in work that impacts the community positively. With great benefits, a great work environment and culture, and professional opportunities, working at Mental Health America is a way to make a change in underserved communities throughout San Diego County.

Program Manager

POSITION TITLE: Program Manager

DEPARTMENT: Father2Child – East Region

SALARY: $55,000 – $60,000 annual salary, non-exempt, Full-time

BENEFITS: Medical, dental, vision, life/AD&D, Aflac Supplemental, Flexible Spending Account, CalSavers Retirement Savings Program. Paid time off, sick days, and paid holidays. Mileage Reimbursement.

REPORTS TO: Executive Director

Work Schedule: MHASD operates on a 40 hour work week; typical schedule is 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. However, flexibility is required due to the nature of business. Schedule may be changed as needed to include evenings, weekends and holidays.

Program Overview: Father2Child program is a program designed to assist fathers who are living with or without their child. The goal of this program is to educate and mentor these fathers, teaching them how to be actively engaged in the lives of their children and make a positive, meaningful contribution to their child’s well-being. Work with fathers or grandfathers raising children. Teach about trauma, parenting skills, and emotional well-being as a father.

Father2Child  Program Manager Responsibilities: 

  • Oversee the program planning and all phases of the operational plan for the program. 

  • Must provide leadership, total oversight and coordination of day-to-day activities, tracking and reporting required outcomes, as per contractor’s requirements, with program objectives and milestones. 

  • Supervise Father2 Child staff.  

  • Manage and support any subcontractors. 

  • Oversee program staff schedules and locations for training.  

  • Prepare reports and other required documentation. 

  • Organize and participate in operational meetings. 

  • Conduct training with staff on the role and function of program (classes, mentor, emotional support). 

  • Ensure and continue to develop community resources for program participants 

  • Oversee presentation and marketing of program.  


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Behavioral Health Services, Social Work, Counseling, or Human Services, Master’s Degree preferred. 

  • Experience in preparing and developing reports. 

  • Organizational and orderliness skills. 

  • Able to do public speaking and presentations in the community. 

  • Detail oriented and compliance with required documentation. 

  • Knowledge and/or experience with specialized community programs 

  • Knowledge and ability to work with culturally diverse populations. 

  • Knowledge of community resources. 

  • Computer literate: Microsoft office, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc. 

  • Background check will be conducted. 

  • Must have current CA Driver License and current car insurance. 

Mental Health America of San Diego County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment with MHASDC is on an “At Will” basis.  MHASDC Complies with all Federal, State, and Local Law.  

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