The Salvation Army

  • Assistant Director of Social Services

    Job Locations US-MA-Canton
    Job ID
    Social Services
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview


    • Bachelor's degree (B.A.) in Social Services or related field required 
    • Three to five years of related experience. E.g. Program Manager, Coordinator
    • Possess excellent organizational, communication, and analytical skills both verbal and written
    • Understand compliance/regulatory rules of public policy systems, funding organizations, etc.
    • Able to simplify/stream-line processes, work independently
    • Able to coordinate several projects simultaneously and work efficiently and effectively while under deadline restraints
    • Strong data base systems skills including client data base reporting, impact, cost analysis expertise
    • Demonstrate understanding, flexibility and responsiveness along with sensitivity to the needs of the field
    • Valid driver’s license that meets The Salvation Army’s insurance requirements


    Principle Function:

    The Assistant Social Services Director coordinates all aspects of administrative oversight for Social Services Administration at the Divisional Headquarters, including Contract and Compliance matters as well as fiduciary and personnel issues. Work is directly related to management policy and general business operations. Must use discretion and independent judgement, assure divisional documents from the field and DHQ; applications, contracts, Program Reviews (audits), agreements, etc. are processed through the correct channels; Coordination of EFSP applications, Uniform Financial Form coordination, and oversight of the DHQ electronic proposal data base system as regards Social Services. Provide required oversight, coordination and administrative duties to assure compliance, quality assurance and assure meeting regulatory requirements in conjunction with various Divisional Departments. Responsible for the client services data base management system for the collection and reporting required by funding sources.


    This is a full-time, exempt position located at The Salvation Army’s Massachusetts Divisional Headquarters.  The pay range for the position is $50,000 to $60,000/year.


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