The Salvation Army

Director of Social Services/UGI

Job Locations US-PA-Allentown
Job ID
Social Services
with an excellent benefit package
Compensation Min
USD $50,000.00/Yr.
Compensation Max
USD $50,000.00/Yr.
Regular Full-Time


Position: Director of Social Services/UGI        
Department:  Allentown, PA Corps        
Availability of Position: March 1, 2018    
Schedule: Full Time; Monday - Friday 8 AM to 4 PM; additional hours as needed    
Reporting Relationship:   Corps Commanding Officer    
Salary Grade:    12 Exempt    

The Salvation Army is hiring and offers truly excellent benefit package to eligible employees including:
·    Generous paid time off every year that includes: holidays, up to 3 personal days, vacation time and sick time.
·    Employer funded Pension Plan (company contributions begin after 1 year of employment)
·    Comprehensive health care coverage with low cost employee premiums, co-pays and deductibles
·    Eligibility for supplemental insurance plans including Short Term Disability, AFLAC and Voluntary Term Life
·    Flexible Spending Accounts
·    Remitted Tuition Program
·    Eligibility for the Federal Government’s Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program
·    Most importantly – a job with a good purpose!


Oversees all aspects of social service delivery for The Salvation Army in Allentown, Pennsylvania, including development, evaluation, and administration of all social service programs which includes the After School Program, the Playground/Summer Day Camp Program and Camp Ladore; ensuring county, state and federal regulations are met, budget monitoring, recruitment, evaluation, and training of all social service personnel.  The Director of Social Services also serves as Social Case Worker for clients and their families providing a full range of social work intervention.


BA/BS/BSW with 5 years case work experience, MSW preferred.  Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.  Must have good organizational skills, and the ability to be self-motivated, and able to meet deadlines.  Must possess good interpersonal skills, and have a willingness to work with disadvantaged families.  Must have the ability to deal tactfully with clients, staff and public. Knowledge of principles, methods and techniques of efficient administration.  Must possess a valid Driver’s License. Candidate must meet PA Act 153 requirements.  Child Protection Clearances PA Act 153 requires that all prospective employees complete the following clearance and background checks:  PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check and FBI Criminal Record/Fingerprint Check.    Candidate must also complete the mandated reporter child abuse training.  Must have an understanding of and appreciation for the Mission of The Salvation Army.    

Contact:  Please send, email or fax your resume along with a cover letter including salary requirements to: Major or go to  Application deadline is February 28, 2018.

No phone calls please

Released by the Divisional Human Resource Department on February 15, 2018


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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. 696


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