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Assistant Program Director  


Turning Point Community Programs is seeking an Assistant Program Director for our Garden Gate Respite Program in Modesto. Turning Point Community Programs (TPCP) provides integrated, cost-effective mental health services, employment and housing for adults, children and their families that promote recovery, independence and self-sufficiency. We are committed to innovative and high quality services that assist adults and children with psychiatric, emotional and/or developmental disabilities in achieving their goals. Turning Point Community Programs (TPCP) has offered a path to mental health and recovery since 1976. We help people in our community every single day – creating a better space for all types of people in need. Join our mission of offering hope, respect and support to our clients on their journey to mental health and wellness.


Under the administrative supervision of the Program Director, this position is responsible for the supervision of Personal Service Coordinators and assisting the Program Director in the functioning of the program.


This is an at-will leadership position within a program. Additionally, this position is responsible for the day-to-day supervision of assigned staff who perform the established duties of the program. This is a management position responsible for all phases of the management process within the assigned program. 


The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that could be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class

  • Responsible for all coverage scheduling, including unexpected absences.
  • Makes recommendations for program improvement and design.
  • Ensures staff compliance with productivity standards to ensure fiscal viability of program.
  • Works closely with Program Director in coordination of duties.
  • Covers for absent staff to cover open shifts if no other coverage is possible.
  • Maintains petty cash account.
  • Conducts internal record audits and is responsible for maintaining staff personnel files in compliance with licensing requirements; conducts resident satisfaction interviews.
  • Insures that site safety coordinator maintains monthly site inspections and safety records.
  • Oversees medication distribution and related charting.
  • Records in the log significant events of the shift and observations of individual clients which may be relevant to the client’s treatment and/or success or failure at Turning Point.
  • Completes Denial of Rights forms on a monthly basis.
  • Provides prompt intervention in the event of a crisis both to stop the crisis and to notify, when indicated, persons and agencies necessary for the resolution of the crisis situation; provides “on-the-spot” counseling that is both helpful to the residents and consistent with the philosophy of the program.
  • Insures the safety, health and well-being of staff and residents.
  • Insures program meets staffing/documentation requirements of CCL Title 22 or Title 17 as appropriate to program license at all times including particular sensitivity to such issues as requests for time off or scheduling of off-site trainings when the site is short staffed by more than one person per shift at any given time.
  • Provides all necessary reports to the County and Administration in a timely fashion.

Knowledge Of:

  • Turning Point’s Mission, Vision and Core Values.
  • Principles and goals of community mental health.
  • Principles and goals of the “consumer/family driven model.”
  • Psychosocial rehabilitation’s treatment and programming.

Ability To:

  • Perform crisis intervention strategies.
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Understand budgeting requirements and budgetary implications for programming.
  • Work effectively under stress and conflict.
  • Exercise appropriate judgment and decision making.
  • Be flexible and adaptable in any given situation.
  • Work as a member of a team.
  • Supervise staff, delegate responsibility, and provide leadership and training.
  • Be well organized, flexible, and self-disciplined.
  • Plan, organize, implement and evaluate programs.
  • Get to multiple locations typically via car.

Schedule: Monday - Friday 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm and as needed to complete assignements 

Compensation: $62,400 per year


Interested? Join us at our open interviews on Wednesdays from 2-4PM,

located at 10850 Gold Center Drive, Suite 325, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670



Position Requirements


Education, Training and Experience

A typical way of obtaining the knowledge, skills and abilities outlined above is through graduation from high school or an accredited GED program and (4) years of full-time work experience in a community program that served clients with mental illness and at least one (1) year of managerial/supervisory experience

Licenses; Certificates; Special Requirements:

  • California driver’s license & current vehicle insurance/registration
  • Reliable means of transportation capable of passing vehicle safety inspection if more than five years old excluding all modes of two-wheeled transport inclusive of bicycles, mopeds and motorcycles.
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Swing  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Open Date 8/1/2022  
Location Garden Gate Respite  
EOE Statement We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.  
adjustedSeniorityDate None Specified 

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