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Director of Housing and Social Services

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Several Sources Shelters
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Ramsey, NJ
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Published 19 days ago

PNP Staffing Group is excited to have been retained by Several Sources Shelters to lead their search for a Director of Housing and Social Services.

Several Sources Shelters is a nonprofit Christian organization with residential and outreach programs designed to empower girls who are experiencing an unplanned pregnancy and have chosen life. Our residential program is for young women ages 13-32 and our goal is to help residents permanently stop destructive cycles, discover purpose for their lives, and become productive and thriving individuals. Our outreach programs and resources are based on the biblically based principles.

The Director of Housing and Social Services should have a deep passion for non-profit work and feel aligned with the faith-based mission of the organization.

The position requires a minimum of two years’ leadership experience, ideally in the non-profit world, or else significant relevant experience.  The successful candidate will be a collaborative team builder and a proven leader with a servant heart.

 

Essential Job Responsibilities:

·       Hire, oversee, and train all program-related staff.

·       Coordinate any contracts with outside organizations for resources.

·       Address all licensing requirements and processes.

·       Develop program (i.e. curriculum, programmatic relationships, new programs).

·       Interview potential mothers / complete intake.

·       Interview Resident Applicants and review intake documents to determine if the individual is a candidate to live in one of our maternity homes.

·       Assessment of Residents (Initial then 30 & 90 day intervals).

·       Identifying history of drug/alcohol abuse, mental health issues, emotional and

Other behavioral disturbances.

·       Meet with residents once they are accepted into the program to discuss long/short term goals, policies and procedures; as well as case management.

·       Assist residents in completing Social Services application process. Completed within the first twelve weeks after acceptance into program.

·       Offer counseling services to those residents in need, refer out when necessary.

·       Seek out appropriate enrichment programs for residents such as: parenting class, life skills, bible study, activities, certification for certain jobs, GED and other educational opportunities and Financial Planning.

·       Train Residential Assistants to assist residents with Job search process – within fifteen-mile radius.

·        Work closely with Residential Assistants and designate job responsibilities.

·       Travel weekly to each maternity home, assessing the general living conditions, this task would include, resident’s room, common areas etc.

·       Handle Incident Reports initiated by individual Residential Assistant.

·       Schedule monthly House Meeting at each home for residents and Residential Assistants.

·       Include feedback from Residential Assistants and residents.

·       Assist residents with identifying resources to help them as they plan their transition out of program.

·       Complete exit interview for residents as they complete the program.

·       On call 24/7for all shelter incidents, crisis and emergencies unless covered by a Residential Assistant on duty.

·       Provide monthly and quarterly reports for board meetings.  


Relationships:

·       Internal: Maintain communication with the COO and CEO.

·       External: Maintain oral and written contact with moms and social service agencies.  Establish professional relationships with social workers within the field and establish collaborative relationships for referral purposes.

·       License: Appointees will be required to possess a driver’s license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science, preferably a Master’s Degree
  • Minimum 7+ years’ experience as a social worker
  • Excellent communication skills and flexibility
  • Bilingual (Spanish) is preferred. 
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Must be able to multi-task. 
  • Excellent computer skills including Word and Excel.
  • Flexibility to work irregular hours, long days on mobile, and occasional weekends
  • Must have valid NJ Driver’s License
  • Must have a thorough understanding of, and dedication to, the vision of Several Sources, along with demonstrated work ethic      

 

Additional Requirements

All positions at Several Sources Shelters require mature Christians with a dedicated work ethic. All full-time positions have great benefit offerings, including medical insurance and a retirement plan. Several Sources only hires and employs individuals who live a lifestyle conducive to Christian principles including a belief in the sanctity of life. 

PNP Staffing Group is excited to have been retained by Several Sources Shelters to lead their search for a Director of Housing and Social Services.

Several Sources Shelters is a nonprofit Christian organization with residential and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    October 18, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    September 24, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Managerial

Salary

USD 60,000 - USD 70,000

Benefits

Full benefits package including health insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, disability and retirement.

Full benefits package including health insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, disability and retirement.

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual English / Spanish preferred.

Bilingual English / Spanish preferred.

Location

On-site
Ramsey, NJ 07446, USA

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