Director of Programs

Job Title:          Director of Programs

Reports to:       Chief Play Officer (CPO)

Organization Overview: Roc Solid Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that builds hope for kids fighting cancer by providing opportunities to do what they do best – play. The organization is best known for its two major initiatives: building playsets in the backyards of kids fighting cancer and providing Roc Solid Ready Bags to families when they first receive the news of their child’s diagnosis.

Job Overview: The Director of Programs oversees Roc Solid’s playset and Ready Bag teams and programs nationwide. 


  • Responsible for program planning, operating and staffing in Roc Solid Foundation’s (RSF’s) regions. Works to strengthen programming and streamline processes.
  • Provides leadership development support, including the implementation of a department-wide training program to better equip staff to handle changing demands.
  • Informs the CPO of issues, changes and accomplishments among team members.
  • Oversees programs operations to include reporting and data analysis in regions.
  • Manages program aspects of the annual budget and assists with budget implementation.
  • Creates and manages inventory systems and oversees distributions.
  • Travel projects – Manages logistics, travel teams and sponsor communication.
  • Manages financial resources and regional partnerships, and influences growth in regions.
  • Willingness to travel throughout the year, depending on regions and project locations.
  • Supports the implementation of standard policies and procedures. Implements performance and quality improvement process(es).
  • Works to create ongoing opportunities for staff members to provide feedback on program operations.
  • Ensures appropriate control and review of all facilities, equipment and resources for RSF with a focus on security and safety.
  • Maintains awareness of changes in market and community processes that can impact RSF services; brings forward prospective recommendations to CPO to deal with expected changes.


  • Experience leading teams and mentoring associates
  • A proven record of building profitable, sustainable relationships
  • Minimum of 3 years of team lead or in-charge experience overseeing staff on multiple engagements

Compensation: $45,000 – 55,000/year

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