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Senior Technical Advisor for Basic Needs

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Monitors and analyzes national trends within the Basic Needs program area; conducts analytical research; represents The Salvation Army at various coalitions, councils and working groups: prepares “briefing reports”; serves as advocate for Basic Needs: monitors and analyzes internal capacity and trends; serves as a Basic Needs program resource to the field; serves as convener and facilitator of conference calls; serves as an on-site peer reviewer; serves as an approved Salvation Army spokesperson on matters relating to basic needs; monitors and analyzes national public and private funding opportunities; serves as the alternate representative for the Emergency Food and Shelter Program; attends national conferences within the Basic Needs area; conducts and participates in discussions, lectures, seminars, and workshops as requested; serves as a member of planning committees; provides oversight of assigned volunteers and interns. Light travel 5% of time.

Serves as advocate for hunger alleviation and basic necessities; drafts information and prepares collateral materials for distribution to members of Congress and the Administration; arranges and attends “face-to-face” meetings with members of Congress and congressional staff; attends Congressional briefings; creates and develops “awareness campaigns” advocacy materials and special events to educate and empower Salvation Army personnel; identifies best practices and relays that information to the field.    

Education and Experience:

Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Public Policy, Social Work, or related fields. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Human Services, Communications, Public Policy or related fields and five to seven years’ experience working in the field of Public Policy, Social Services, or the program development arena. 

Demonstrated ability to represent a national organization to the government, peer agencies, and coalitions consistent with The Salvation Army’s mission. Demonstrated ability to lead meetings. Ability to perform analytical writing, briefings and reports. Working knowledge of Microsoft Access, Excel and PowerPoint software. 

Monitors and analyzes national trends within the Basic Needs program area; conducts analytical research; represents The Salvation Army at various coalitions, councils and working groups: prepares “briefing reports”; serves as advocate…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    December 13, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    December 12, 2021
  • Education
    Master's Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Benefits

Benefits after 90 days. Free underground parking and lunches offered.

Benefits after 90 days. Free underground parking and lunches offered.

Level of Language Proficiency

Highly proficient in the English language

Highly proficient in the English language

Location

On-site
615 Slaters Lane, Alexandria, VA 22314, United States

How to Apply

Submit your cover letter and resume by secure fax to (703) 684-3478, e-mail to usn.recruit@usn.salvationarmy.org with the job title in the subject line, or send via US Mail to 615 Slaters Lane Alexandria, VA 22314, Attn: HR Office.

Submit your cover letter and resume by secure fax to (703) 684-3478, e-mail to usn.recruit@usn.salvationarmy.org with the job title in the subject line, or send via US Mail to 615 Slaters…

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