The Salvation Army

Supportive Housing Supervisor

Job Locations US-PA-Reading
Job ID
Social Work
Compensation Min
USD $17.00/Hr.
Compensation Max
USD $21.00/Hr.
Regular Full-Time


Position: Supportive Housing Supervisor

Department: Supportive Housing

Availability of Position: Immediate

Schedule:  8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Reporting Relationship: Director of Social Services

Salary and Grade: $17 - $21.00 per hour; 76 Non-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 working supervisor will oversee all aspects of the Supportive Housing Program


  • Assist the Director of Social Services in preparing the Annual United Way Proposal, Annual Progress Report (APR) and other HUD and Salvation Army related documentation
  • Maintain records and documentation for each participant as required by HUD and The Salvation Army
  • Collect rent payments and utility bills for clients enrolled in the Supportive Housing Program
  • Create and submit monthly rent payment vouchers
  • Supervise all Supportive Housing Program staff (Caseworkers and Case Managers)
  • Conduct weekly/bi-monthly home visits to participants homes
  • Recruit and enroll program participants
  • Represent The Salvation Army at all meetings of the Berks County Coalition to End Homelessness and related committees
  • Maintain the HMIS system and ensure Case Managers and Caseworkers are entering accurate information based on monthly report provided by Berks Coalition to End Homelessness
  • Maintain the United Way Statistical Report
  • Attend informational fairs, etc to promote the housing programs
  • Work with Case Managers and Caseworkers to see that all homes meet the standards set by HUD
  • Secure and supervise the Life Skills training classes
  • Assist in Food Distribution monthly or as scheduled
  • Assist in the programming and distributions for all Holiday Assistance programs
  • Assist in all other duties as assigned

 The above list of job duties is not exclusive or exhaustive and the candidate will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope of the post.


  • BSW or other human services related degree required – MSW preferred
  • Must possess knowledge of the HUD regulations relating to Permanent Housing for Homeless and Disabled Families and Individuals
  • Must possess the computer skills necessary to maintain the HMIS system
  • Possess knowledge of the social, housing, financial and educational programs available to low income, disabled individuals in Berks County
  • Good organizational skills
  • PA drivers license
  • Must be self-motivated
  • Must possess good interpersonal skills and have a willingness to work with disadvantaged families and individuals
  • Bi-lingual/Bi-cultural an asset
  • Child Protection Clearances PA Act 153 requires that all prospective employees complete the following clearance and background checks prior to employment: PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check and FBI Criminal Record/Fingerprint Check. Meets the Child Protection Clearances required by PA Act 153 to include PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check and FBI Criminal Record Check along with renewals every five years.
  • Must have an understanding of and appreciation for the Mission of The Salvation Army.

Contact: Please submit your resume and cover letter as instructed below.

External candidates interested in this position please apply online at 

Internal candidates interested in applying for this position please apply at    


No Phone Calls Please.


Updated by the Divisional Human Resources Department on 7/24/23.

 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. 1626



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