The Salvation Army

  • Program Manager (Full-time) - Pathways to Independence

    Job Locations US-NY-Syracuse
    Job ID
    Social Services
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Salvation Army is Hiring!


    The Pathways to Independence program is currently seeking a Program Manager. This program is designed to place and sustain seniors and adults with physical disabilities in community based/independent housing with the support of home care services. 


    This position is responsible for management and oversight of all aspects of the Pathways to Independence program.


    The Salvation Army offers a truly excellent benefits package to eligible employees, including:

    • Generous time off every year that includes paid holidays, vacation & sick time, and personal days.
    • 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
    • Flexible Spending Account
    • Free Parking for Employees
    • Sprint and Verizon Wireless Discounts
    • Eligibility for the Federal Government's Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program


    • Responsible for both the direct provision and/or supervision of processing program referrals, conducting intakes, assessments, reassessments, general problem-solving, setting-up and maintaining participant files, narrative documentation and communication of changes in participant status in order to ensure continuous quality improvement and maximum participation.
    • Responsible for the development, completion and supervision of program paperwork including project database, monthly and quarterly outcomes and statistics as it relates to the “Pathways to Independence” project.
    • Ensure compliance with participant and program/grant outcomes and requirements. Provide regular and consistent supervision to the Transition Manager, Service Coordinators and Housing Specialist.
    • Responsible for staff recruitment and selection, training & performance evaluation as it relates to these staff positions. Assist with overall department leadership, planning, and development


    • BA/BS in Social Work or related field with at least five years of experience.
    • Master’s degree in Social Work or related field, specialty in gerontology or disabilities strongly preferred.
    • Three years of supervisory experience is required.
    • Knowledge in the areas of healthcare (i.e., hospitals, nursing homes), waiver services (i.e., NHTD, TBI, OPWDD) aging and other community resources required.
    • Must have a valid license that meets The Salvation Army insurance requirements.
    • Access to vehicle during working hours.


    The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of disability status, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.


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