Position: Director of Social Services
Department: Chester Corps and Shelter
Availability of Position: Immediate
Schedule: Full-Time (*Additional hours as needed)
Reporting Relationship: Corps Commanding Officer
Salary Grade: 13 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!
Position Overview: The Chester Corps Director of Social Services is a highly motivate person who is committed to the mission of The Salvation Army, strives to serve disadvantaged individuals and families with dignity and professionalism. The goal of the Director is to ensure that at risk individuals and families receive human services in accordance with Salvation Army standards of service and that the operation and programs of human services at the Chester Corps are relevant to the needs of the community and offered with the highest standards and quality service.
Supervise all Stepping Stone employees, including: interviewing and recommending potential employees, conducting regular meetings with subordinate staff to obtain feedback and provide direction on homeless and human services. Participate in monthly employee meetings and Stepping Stone and Warming Center employees evaluations. Participate in weekly coordinating meeting with Commanding Officer. Schedule shelter case management and monitoring schedules, and arrange for staff training as necessary, etc. Project administration, including procedure development and implementation in accordance with the developed plan for the shelter and human services programs. Assure contract compliance, ensuring that the projects meet objectives and conforms to HUD, Delaware County, United Way and other funding sources requirements, as well as preparation and submission of monthly invoices. Represents Shelter and Human Services programs to other agencies and organizations (public and private), as well as to the general public. Community relations, including developing effective working relationships with peer agencies and community - based advocacy groups. Government agency relations including project reporting (HUD, Delaware County, United Way and other funding sources.) Oversee sub-contractor relations with drug and alcohol and mental health counseling services. Decide daily on the need to activate the Warming Center. Communicate the decision with Warming Center Supervisor and Warming Center monitors. Please note that this is not intended to be an exhaustive list, but rather a list of the primary and most common duties.
Contact: Please send or fax your resume along with a cover letter including salary requirements to:
The Salvation Army
151 West 15th Street
Chester, PA 19013
Or go to http://careers.salvationarmy.org and apply online.
No phone calls please
Released by the Divisional Human Resource Department on April 25, 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. 751__