Assistant Manager

Job Type

Full Time




United States


Do you have a passion for helping others and serving the community?

Are you able to work with clients and colleagues from diverse backgrounds?

Do you have experience with staff supervision?

Would you like to make a lasting impact on your community?

We are currently in search of an Assistant Manager for a Social Services Organization. The position is based in Washington, DC. This is a full-time, permanent assignment.


LOCATION: Washington, DC

POSITION TITLE: Assistant Manager

DURATION: Permanent



Is This Your Dream Job? The Assistant Manager will support the Manager for a residential shelter program.


Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience supervising paid staff

·        Experience working with vulnerable populations strongly preferred (mental and/or physical health, addictions, trauma)

  • Knowledgeable of DC social service resources and compliance requirements
  • Able to work with outcome based programs

How You Will Spend Your Day:

·        Supporting management in daily operations, client activities and overall programs

·        Supervise Advocates, approve timesheets, ensure adequate staffing levels for various shift work

·        Assist Manager in coaching and professional development of staff; promoting a professional culture revolving around teamwork and empathy for residents

·        Serve as point of contact with community partners

·        Meet with residents to resolve disputes; de-escalate situations with clients when necessary

·        Assist Manager with data entry of client information

·        Attend all required trainings and staff leadership meetings

·        Perform other duties as required

We’d love to hear from you.

If this sounds like the job for you, we would love to help make that happen. Please submit a resume to with “Assistant Manager” in the subject line.

Know a friend who would be a great fit? Feel free to send us their resume as well!


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Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we regretfully can only respond to those candidates who best meet the requirements of a specific position or whose backgrounds are generally applicable to our client base. Please rest assured that we retain all candidate information for possible future matches, even if you do not hear from us in regard to your application in response to this ad.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

If this sounds like the job for you, we would love to help make that happen. Please submit a resume to with “Assistant Manager” in the subject line.