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Children's Savings Manager


JOB TITLE:  Children's Savings Manager

EMPLOYER: Catalyst Miami, Inc.

SALARY: $55,000-$65,000


REPORTS TO:  Financial Services Director

EFFECTIVE DATE: 10/31/2022


SUMMARY: This position will oversee the continued implementation of a county-wide Children’s Savings Account (CSA) Program. The Program Manager will contribute to program development, working closely with the Program Director, Strategic Consultant & Future Bound Miami Consortium. This position will collaborate with Miami-Dade County Public Schools, ensuring active participation by parents, participating students, school administrators, and teachers. The Program Manager is responsible for day-to-day operations and maintaining the relationships with community partners and program participants.


  • Work with Consultant and Program Director to oversee and execute implementation and outreach strategy
  • Compile, review and analyze reports for consortium partners and make recommendations based on findings as needed
  • Collaborate with Program Director completing programmatic and grant reports for all Future Bound Miami funders
  • Coordinate and manage consortium meetings and program deliverables with Consultant
  • Participate in weekly check-ins with Program Director and Consultant to ensure streamlined program implementation
  • Maintain strong relationship with Miami-Dade County Public Schools to identify school champions and maintain regular communication with each to better serve the needs of each school
  • Provide trainings to school staff about the program as needed
  • Collaborate with consortium on fund development for infrastructure and program contributions (incentives)
  • Assist with development and management of program contributions
  • Identify community organizations to form coalitions in the community to be advocates of Future Bound Miami and to increase parent engagement
  • Train community organizations that interact with program participants (after-school programs, early childhood, etc.) to speak about the program
  • Maintain all program resources (website, flyers, etc.) to ensure they are adhering to program guidelines and providing a clear message
  • Monitor program contributions and compare to budget to ensure enough funds are available in the account
  • Establish an effective customer service process to document, track, refer, and resolve inquiries and account challenges
  • Other duties as assigned

This position does not directly supervise employees.


  • Language: Professional working proficiency in oral and written English. Professional working proficiency in oral and written Spanish or Haitian Creole.
  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree
  • Years of experience: 5-8 years of program management experience
  • Computer skills required: Microsoft Office Suite and working knowledge of web-based platforms.
  • Other skills required: Data analytics, self-starter, program design, problem solver, and experience with banking a plus.



  • Networks
  • Fundraises
  • Promotes products and services
  • Inspires & motivates

Leadership (self & others)

  • Team player and builder
  • Develops talent (self and others)
  • Articulates vision, understands and commits to big picture
  • Stable and calming influence
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Leads by example
  • Open to feedback
  • Effective interpersonal communicator
  • Asset focused (as opposed to charity focused)


  • Self-aware
  • Empathy
  • Active listener
  • Step out of comfort zone

Management (self and others)

  • Learning agility, comfortable with uncertainty, adaptable to sudden change
  • Goal oriented, prioritization and time management
  • Analytical / critical thinker, problem solver and resourceful
  • Continuous improver-persistent
  • Move projects forward simultaneously
  • Tolerate and effectively manage stress
  • Effective delegation


Please email Chris Moreno ([email protected]) and Natalie Castellanos ([email protected]) with your resume and cover letter.