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Growing Future Program Manager – Dennis

Cape Abilities
Job Description
Full Time 40 hours   
Cape Abilities seeks to hire a Growing Futures Program Manager (GFPM) in its efforts to launch the Growing Futures Training Program: a structured employment training program for individuals with disabilities that is designed to build the core competencies and skills needed to enter employment in the local green industry, such as garden retailers, golf courses, and landscape companies. The Growing Futures Training Program will also provide job placement and ongoing workplace support for program graduates and employers to ensure success.
The GFPM is responsible for the development, preparation, day-to-day program operations and overall implementation of the Growing Futures Training Program at Cape Abilities Farm. The GFPM will closely collaborate with the Cape Abilities Farm Director, the Director of Vocational Services and other key stakeholders to ensure effective, efficient and coordinated service delivery and program management. The GFPM will also develop relations with prospective employers to recruit, train, and place program participants in community employment.
Bachelor’s degree and minimum 3 years prior horticulture, landscape, or garden retail experience. Experience working with people with disabilities preferred. Experience developing and implementing educational and/or vocational based programs. Ability to teach and model occupational and vocational tasks. Ability to demonstrate and maintain an enthusiastic attitude. Ability to write clear and objective goals and documentation. Valid driver’s license in the state of Massachusetts. Basic knowledge of computer software applications including word processing and spreadsheet software.
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