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Eliot Community Human Services Juvenile Justice Assistant Program Director in Roslindale, Massachusetts


Eliot is in search of an Assistant Program Manager with 2 years of experience working with youthful offenders. The ideal person will be committed to the principles of Wraparound and practice within a Family Driven and Youth guided framework that embraces Family Voice and Choice. Experience with overseeing day-to-day operations of residential programs in accordance with DYS and DEEC policies is a plus.

Eliot’s juvenile justice programming includes a residential network for youth ages 13 to 21 who are court-involved and need placement while awaiting return to court, assessment, or longer-term treatment. These highly structured, self-contained programs offer a comprehensive intervention for juvenile offenders.


  • Oversee day-to-day operations of the program in accordance with the program, contract, DYS, DEEC, and ECHS policies.

  • Responsible for the scheduling of all staff and program activities.

  • Responsible for fiscal oversight and supervision of staff as assigned.

  • Facilitate and attend as directed, all meetings associated with the operation of the program, including administrative, staff, shift change, and treatment team meetings.

  • Serve as a member of the administrative team and the on-call rotation.

  • Assist in the hiring, counsel, discipline, and discharge of staff; including participation in orientation, training, and development opportunities for staff.

  • Submit timely and accurate employee supervision documentation and performance evaluations.

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with the youth, their families, community agencies, licensing agents, and vendors, including DYS and DEEC.

  • Responsible for the daily maintenance and completion of the program logs and systems including fire drills, search, security check, and all other assigned systems.

  • Develop and maintain positive community relationships.

  • Adhere to all licensing and funding requirements.

  • Monitor facility maintenance, upkeep and supply ordering.

Schedule: TBD




  • Management skills: Intermediate

  • Computer Software Skills: Intermediate

  • Communication Skills: Intermediate



  • Bachelors or better in Criminal Justice

Licenses & Certifications





  • 2 years: Working with the juvenile offenders population