The Salvation Army

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Senior Center Director

Senior Center Director

Job ID 
Job Locations 
Community and Social Services
Compensation Min 
USD $40,000.00/Yr.
Compensation Max 
USD $40,000.00/Yr.
Regular Full-Time

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Position:  Senior Center Director

Department:  Wilmington, DE Citadel

Reports to:  Delaware State Coordinator through the Wilmington Citadel Corps Officer

Availability:  July 1, 2017

Schedule: Full time – Monday-Friday; 8 AM to 4 PM plus trips and events

Salary Grade:  10 Exempt


JOB SUMMARY:  The Senior Center Director has overall management responsibility for the program development, daily operations, staff management and asset control for the Senior Citizen Program at The Salvation – Wilmington.


  • Managerial – schedule weekly staff meetings, coordinate activities with other programs.
  • Coordinate and collaboration – communicate and work with other community providers to enhance services for program participants.
  • Spiritual Development – work with Corps Officers to plan and present a spiritual development aspect of the overall seniors program.
  • Fiscal Duties – oversee proper accounting of program funds and of participant funds managed by program staff.
  • Family and Community Liaison – represent the program to the community as needed to assure continuity of services for the participants.
  • Staff Supervision and Professional Development – assure smooth operation of program by scheduling and directing staff, assigning and evaluating their work, providing guidance, direction and encouragement.
  • Staff and Volunteer Recruitment – assist with recruiting of staff and volunteers and then their orientation and training.
  • Facility Maintenance – take responsibility for overseeing proper cleaning, maintenance and safety of the facilities and equipment generally utilized for this program. Communicate with leaderships as needed to help coordinate efforts of maintenance, janitorial and fleet maintenance staff.
  • Fundraising – carry on special events and fundraisers to help support the program; and work closely with the development department to complete applications for funding.
  • Standards Compliance – assure compliance with Salvation Army policies, Division of Aging Standards; and maintain appropriate documentation as needed.
  • Please note that this is not an exhaustive list, but rather a list of primary and most common duties. Additional duties may be assigned as required for the efficient and effective operation of The Salvation Army of Delaware Program Activities.



  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Nursing Psychology or Counseling or equivalent experience.
  • 10 years of experience in programs for the elder population.
  • Must have good time management skills.
  • Must be able to meet the Child Protection Clearances required by Delaware’s Beau Biden Law based on the SBI and FBI Criminal Record Checks.
  • Must have an understanding of and appreciation for the Mission of The Salvation Army.


Contact: Please send or fax your resume along with a cover letter to:

The Salvation Army

Ms. Pam Yunker

PO Box 308

Wilmington, DE 19899

Fax: 302-225-8350

Or if you are be interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter online.  Current Salvation Army Employees can apply online at  Prospective employees can apply online at                                    

(No phone calls please)

Released by the Divisional Human Resources Department on May 8, 2017



The Salvation Army’s Mission Statement

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church.

Its message is based on the Bible.  Its ministry is motivated by the love of God.

Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.


Requisition No. 510