The Director of Social Services will provide oversight and supervision for all social service programs and staff, including Emergency Shelter programs, Emergency Assistance programs, food pantry, meal program, etc.
This job description should not be interpreted as all inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of the position. Other job related responsibilities and tasks may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
The requirements listed below are representative of the minimal education, experience, knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required for this position.
Supervise Shelter Manager, Intake Staff, Case Manager, Pantry Staff, Interns and Volunteers.
The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the duties of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand; walk; sit; talk or hear; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; occasionally climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Travel: Local. Some same-day or overnight travel may be required to attend seminars or workshops.
Work Conditions: This job is performed in an office environment at normal room temperature. The noise level in this work environment is usually low to loud. For some duties of this job, such as special events and outdoor activities, the employee will be exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment at these events is usually moderate to loud.
At times the duties will involve working with individuals having infectious and/or communicable diseases.
All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.