The Salvation Army

Project Break Through Coordinator

Job Locations US-RI-Cranston
Job ID
Social Services
Regular Full-Time


Location/Department: RI State Command / Providence Corps, Social Services Department

Status: Full-time, Exempt

Supervisor: Rhode Island State Coordinators & Corps Officers


Scope & Purpose of Position:

Responsible for the oversight and supervision of overall case management services offered to families through the Project Break Through Program (PBT). Will work collaboratively with the RI State Coordinators and Corps Officers to support the implementation of the program’s objectives including training of Corps staff and volunteer mentors involved in Project Break Through, collection of data, and reporting on outcomes. Shall provide guidance to support the direct service, community resource development, and case management consultation to ensure the full implementation of the Project Break Through objectives.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


Program Implementation

  • Provide ongoing supervision and administrative oversight in the implementation of PBT.
  • Conduct outreach and publicity campaign in order to recruit volunteers/mentors who will provide components integral to the success of the program.
  • Plan, coordinate, and facilitate monthly case manager meetings and bimonthly Corps meetings.
  • Maintain contact with Corps staff and officers to offer support and information regarding community linkages, programmatic requirements, including intake processes, intervention strategies, and collection of data needed to meet program reporting requirements (Accountability).
  • Assist in recruiting and training of new employees/mentors/workshop leaders directly involved in PBT.
  • Provide case manager orientation and training for new case managers.
  • Attend interagency meetings and participate in local networks as appropriate (Outreach).
  • Assist with special events and seasonal programs as requested.
  • Ensure quality of PBT planning and implementation by participation with PBT planning and program development at additional corps sites as program expands.
  • Prepare monthly reports on the PBT progress and status for the RI State Coordinators and Corps Officers.
  • Certify quality of local data and reporting of information that will support PBT program outcomes for marketing to additional funding sources.
  • Ensure relevance of PBT approach to funders by keeping current on program funding resources, both public and private, and assist the RI State Coordinators in securing additional localized funding.

Project Break Through Program Evaluation and Outcomes Measurements

  • Ensure the accuracy of data entry into the database.
  • Oversee quarterly PBT evaluations/outcomes measurement and complete summary/review report to RI State Coordinators and Corps Officers for reporting to funding sources.
  • Report any PBT implementation challenges and work with the RI State Coordinators and Corps Officers to develop an action plan to address program development needs.
  • Maintain a PBT database which consolidates program data and update information as needed.
  • Facilitate meetings with the State Coordinators and Corps Officers to evaluate participant’s entry and continued progress within the PBT program.
  • Serve on the committees related to case management, data entry, emergency assistance, and building sufficiency as requested.

Education and Training

  • Conduct training sessions that support the initial implementation phase and ongoing training requirements for PBT as follows:

    • plan, conduct, and/or participate in PBT workshops and other training events as requested and/or assigned;
    • assume responsibility to plan, conduct, and/or participate in other PBT workshops and other staff training as the PBT program expands to additional corps sites; and
    • provide guidance and promote the spiritual dimension of The Salvation Army social services programs, emphasizing the importance of Christian influence and evangelism in all Salvation Army ministries, including delivery of social services/ministries in contemporary settings.

Program Evaluation and Certification

  • Complete quarterly random record reviews and annual review of compliance with standards in order to assure for program evaluation/certification requirements.

Supervisory Responsibilities:


Does this job have supervisory responsibilities: _x__ Yes ___ No

The above duties and responsibilities are not all inclusive and may be modified to include other job related duties at the discretion of the supervisor.


  • Bachelor’s degree in social services, human services, or related field preferred.
  • Two years of supervisory experience in comparable social service programs.
  • Two years of case management experience preferred.
  • Experience and/or strong interest in community outreach, organization, and community capacity development.
  • Must have an interest and ability to work with people and clients of diverse racial, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds in a sensitive and culturally appropriate manner.
  • Demonstrated capacity to teach adults, with excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to collaborate on complex social issues within families and communities.
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred.
  • Familiarity with The Salvation Army policies and procedures preferred.
  • Valid Motor Vehicle Driver’s license required.
  • Will respect and promote the interest of The Salvation Army. The individual is not required to embrace the tenets of faith, but he/she is required to promote and respect the mission of The Salvation Army.

The Salvation Army 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.


Divisional Headquarters Vision Statement:

The Southern New England Divisional Headquarters exists to develop its Officers, staff, and volunteers to their fullest ministry potential and to be a catalyst and resource for the growing of healthy, vibrant Corps and other expressions of The Salvation Army mission.


Work Environment/Physical Demands:



Up to 1/3

1/3 to 2/3

Over 2/3

Climb or balance




Lift up to 20 pounds




Lift up to 50 pounds












Use hands




Use sight/vision




Walk, bend, kneel




The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities.  This job description is subject to change as the needs of the employer and requirements of the position change.


Employment Statement:

Funding for programs and services vary within nonprofit organizations, which can impact the continuation of staff positions.  Every effort is made to continue funding for programs.  However, a change in funding could impact your position.  There is also no guarantee of continued employment for the duration of a grant.


An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer:
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


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