For more than 40 years, The Connection has been one of Connecticut’s leading private, non-profit human service and community development agencies offering unique solutions to the problems of homelessness, mental illness, substance use and community justice rehabilitation. The Connection is comprised of 3 services areas; Behavioral Health, Community Justice, and Family Support Services. The Connection’s statewide programs reunite families; break the generational cycles of abuse and neglect; create stronger, safer communities; assist people with mental health and addiction issues; provide long term supportive housing to individuals and families including those with diagnosed behavioral health disorders; provide residential treatment for women and/or men in recovery, and offer less costly service alternatives, saving taxpayer dollars.
Knowledge, Skills, and Position Summary: The Program Manager I is responsible for program operations, development, and quality assurance. The Program Manager I will provide support, training and assistance to clients and staff to ensure program sustainability. This position is Exempt and works under the supervision of Program Management. The eligible candidate for this position would work full time, 40 hours, 1st shift, Monday-Friday. Regular and predictable attendance is required for this position.
Education: The minimum qualifications to be an eligible candidate for the Program Manager I position is a Bachelor’s Degree with 5 Years related experience. Valid Connecticut driver’s license is required for all open positions at The Connection.
Orientation: If selected for employment with The Connection, Inc., newly hired employees will be required to attend New Hire Orientation on days 1-3. This orientation is held at our Main Office in Middletown, Connecticut.