The Program Director is responsible for managing the day to day operations of a family homeless shelter in accordance with DHS Part 900 regulations, New York State Social Services, OTDA, and NYC DHS contracted agreement. The Program Director ensures that onsite programming is consistent with the self-sufficiency model developed by The Salvation Army family shelter division which promotes a holistic approach to serving the clients and assisting them with their re-entry back into the community.
Master’s degree in Social Work or related field, or a Bachelor’s Degree and at least five years of relevant experience working in a homeless shelter or residential facility that provides social services to clients is desired. At least three years of relevant supervisory experience is required (i.e. supervision over case workers and social service personnel). Experience working with the homeless population and/or working with clients pursing independence and self-sufficiency outcomes is preferred.