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Experienced Nonprofit Professional

Location:
San Diego, CA, 92104
Posted:
August 21, 2012

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Theresa Fox

ux2ejv@r.postjobfree.com

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Multicultural Worldview Community Relations Building Community Development

Program Design & Implementation Case Management Staff Development & Supervision

Grant Management Auditing and Compliance Fiscal Management

Consensus Organizing Certified Parent Educator Grant Reviewer

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

WHAT EVERY CHILD NEEDS San Diego, CA

Executive Director July 2011- present

•Creator and facilitator of Sex, Drugs & Hip-Hop: A Comprehensive Teen Sexual Health Conversation w/ Theresa F.

•Creator and facilitator of CHANGE: Creating Healthy Actions Now Growing Everyday

• Motivate and reinforce positive behaviors through single or multi-session workshops and trainings for young children, youth and adults, to support them in learning how to love, honor & cherish the child within

• Provide parenting education and support for both adult and teen parents/caregivers

• Initiate, develop and maintain communication with local agencies, businesses, and schools

• Monitor performance standards and outcomes

YMCA OF SAN DIEGO COUNTY-YOUTH & FAMILY SERVICES San Diego, CA

Program Administrator (full-time) Jan 2011 - June 2011

Instructor VI-Teen Link Community Project (part-time) July 2010 - Jan 2011

• Creator and facilitator of Sex, Drugs & Hip-Hop: A Comprehensive Teen Sexual Health Conversation w/ Theresa F.

• Motivate and reinforce positive youth behaviors through Community Youth Development activities and Service Learning Projects throughout San Diego County

• Provide parenting education and support for both adult and teen parents/caregivers

• Initiate, develop and maintain communication with local agencies, businesses, and schools

• Ensure accurate and timely collection and reporting of program data and information

• Prepare program reports for funding agents

• Monitor performance standards and outcomes

• Agency liaison with program partners, funding agents, public agencies, and various community collaborations

GOMPERS PREPARATORY ACADEMY-CHARTER SCHOOL San Diego, CA

Development Director July 2010 – Jan 2011

Fundraising

• Design, implement, manage and coordinate all fundraising activities

• Manage all strategies and activities for donor cultivation, solicitation, and relations

• Maintain contact with and develops grant proposals for foundations and corporations

• Plan and supervise the annual fundraising gala, special fundraising events and donor appreciation events

• Expand pool of individual donors

Board of Directors Relations

• Work with the Development Committee of the Board of Directors and the Executive Director to develop funding priorities and strategies to meet aggressive fundraising goals

• Assume responsibility for all Development reports to the Board and other agencies, and attends all Board meetings and Finance Committee meetings

Development Office Infrastructure

• Creates office systems to support all development projects and operations

• Keeps accurate and up to date records of donors and gifts

• Conducts development research activities

• Oversee the management of databases and all records, files, and gift processing

• Manage acknowledgement programs

• Manage all development department personnel

Public Relations, Marketing, and Advertising

• Develop public relations and marketing plans for fundraising initiatives and exposure

• Create a variety of effective solicitation materials for a variety of audiences

• Serve as primary media contact

• Host school tours

• Create annual report

• Maintain development website pages for school internet site

YMCA OF SAN DIEGO COUNTY-YOUTH & FAMILY SERVICES San Diego, CA

Senior Program Director-Teen Link Community Project 2007 - 2010

• Supervise a project team which presented community wide teen pregnancy prevention intervention sessions aimed at parents, youth, and community members

• Motivate and reinforce positive youth behaviors through Community Youth Development activities and Service Learning Projects throughout San Diego County

• Provide parenting education and support for both adult and teen parents/caregivers

• Plan, promote and facilitate monthly TLC collaborative and staff meetings

• Supervise youth and adult volunteers

• Initiate, develop and maintain communication with local agencies, businesses, and schools

• Ensure accurate and timely collection and reporting of program data and information

• Develop and monitored TLC budget expenditures

• Prepare program reports for funding agents

• Monitor performance standards and outcomes

• Agency liaison with program partners, funding agents, public agencies, and various community collaborations

YMCA OF SAN DIEGO COUNTY-YOUTH & FAMILY SERVICES San Diego, CA

Program Director-Balboa Park Collaborative 2005 - 2008

• Coordinated community wide substance abuse prevention educational workshops aimed at parents, youth, and community members

• Increased promotion and awareness of iCHOOSE2B ME…Alcohol and Drug Free! youth social marketing campaign, throughout San Diego County

• Planned, promoted and facilitated monthly BPC meetings

• Recruited individuals and organizations to increase BPC Steering Committee’s and general membership’s numbers and participation level

• Supervised youth and adult volunteers

• Initiated, developed and maintained communication with local agencies, businesses, and schools

• Ensured accurate and timely collection and reporting of program data and information

• Developed and monitored BPC budget expenditures

• Prepared program reports for funding agents

• Monitored performance standards and outcomes

• Agency liaison with program partners, funding agents, public agencies, and various community collaborations

FATHER JOE’S VILLAGES-ST. VINCENT DE PAUL: JOAN KROC CENTER San Diego, CA Case Management Program Supervisor July 2005 - Nov 2005

• Hired, trained and supervised a case management staff of up to seven

• Ensured accurate and timely collection and reporting of program data and information

• Monitored performance standards and outcomes

• Assisted with the development and implementation of policies and procedures for service provision and set standards for achieving project goals and objectives

• Maintained computer database systems for tracking statistical records of program activities and outcomes.

• Analyzed data to monitor progress toward goal attainment and to improve operating and service delivery systems

• Maintained contract compliance through continual monitoring and evaluation of program objectives

• Prepared program reports for funding agents

HOME START, INC. San Diego, CA

Outreach/Recruitment Specialist 2002 - 2005

• Designed and implemented street marketing campaign

• Assisted with the development and implementation of policies and procedures for service provision and set standards for achieving project goals and objectives

• Agency liaison with program partners, funding agents, public agencies, and various community collaborations

• Maintained computer database systems for tracking statistical records of program activities and outcomes

• Maintained contract compliance through continual monitoring and evaluation of program objectives

• Ensured accurate and timely collection and reporting of program data and information

Activities Coordinator 2003 - 2005

• Designed and implemented programs and activities for youth development

• Administered program’s activity budget

• Agency liaison with program partners, funding agents, public agencies, and various community collaborations

• Prepared program reports for funding agents

• Ensured accurate and timely collection and reporting of program data and information

• Monitored performance standards and outcomes

Team Leader 2002 - 2005

• Hired, trained and supervised up to eight case management staff

• Ensured accurate and timely collection and reporting of program data and information.

• Monitored performance standards and outcomes

• Assisted with the development and implementation of policies and procedures for service provision and set standards for achieving project goals and objectives

• Maintained computer database systems for tracking statistical records of program activities and outcomes

• Analyzed data to monitor progress toward goal attainment and to improve operating and service delivery systems

• Maintained contract compliance through continual monitoring and evaluation of program objectives

• Prepared program reports for funding agents

• Designed and implemented programs and activities for youth development

• Assisted in the development of grant proposals, budgets, and strategic plans

• Collaborated with grant management staff and community partners to develop an integrated model for service delivery

• Agency liaison with program partners, funding agents, public agencies, and various community collaborations

Case Manager 2001 - 2005

• Case managed a caseload of 50 at-risk youth and juvenile offenders

• Provided psychosocial assessment and referral services, individual, family and group counseling, and crisis intervention

• Assisted families with educational placement assistance and school advocacy

• Facilitated workshops for independent living, career development, employment placement, youth development activity groups, and parenting skills classes

• Participated in program development and statistical reporting

METRO, UNITED METHODISTS URBAN MINISTRIES San Diego, CA

Case Manager 2000 - 2001

• Case managed a caseload of 50 at-risk youth and juvenile offenders.

• Provided psychosocial assessment and referral services, individual, family and group counseling, and crisis intervention

• Assisted families with educational placement assistance and school advocacy

• Facilitated workshops for independent living, career development, employment placement, youth development activity groups, and parenting skills classes

• Participated in program development and statistical reporting

• Lateral transfer to Home Start, Inc. in 2002

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SAN DIEGO: OPTIONS FOR RECOVERY San Diego, CA

Outreach Specialist 1999

• Assisted in the outreach and recruitment of homeless pregnant women with substance abuse issues

• Provided referrals to program partners and public agencies to achieve goal attainment

• Participated in program development and statistical reporting

COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH CENTER: PROJECT HOPE DAY TREATMENT PROGRAM San Diego, CA

Counselor 1999

• Case managed a caseload of 6 pregnant or parenting women with substance abuse issues

• Provided psychosocial assessment and referral services, individual, family and group counseling, and crisis intervention

• Provided referrals to program partners and public agencies to achieve goal attainment

• Participated in program development and statistical reporting

• Facilitated workshops for independent living skills, self-esteem building, 12 Step recovery process and parenting skills classes

SAN DIEGO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT San Diego, CA

Teacher’s Assistant 1994 - 1996

• Served as classroom aide in grades 3-5 in an urban setting

ACTIVITIES

Motivational Speaker: Conferences, College Campuses, Public Schools & SD County Venues 2000 - Present

• Conducted presentations to over 2,000 students in 30+ classrooms on healthy lifestyles

Spoken Word Artist: College Campuses, Public Schools & SD County Venues 2000 - Present

Spoken Word Performance Coordinator: San Diego Repertory Theatre 2002 - 2006

Creator and Coordinator of Spoken Word Segment: Encanto Street Fair 2002 - 2003

EDUCATION / CREDENTIALS / SKILLS

Master of Arts in Nonprofit Leadership and Management 2010

University of San Diego San Diego, CA

Bachelor of Arts in African-American Studies 1992

University of California - Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CA

Certification: Supporting Father Involvement Facilitator; YMCA - Senior Director; Redirecting Children’s Behavior Parent Education Instructor

Computer Skills: Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher



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