Residential Program Supervisor

Job Type

Full Time


Details: Commensurate with Experience



Start Date


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United States


Job Posting for the Residential Program Supervisor


Are you looking for the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others? Do you have experience working in social services, social justice or a similar area? Are you looking for a challenge and the next step in your career? If so, perhaps the opening for a full-time Residential Program Supervisor with a 501(c)(3) charity, located in Alexandria, Virginia, may be for you?  


Responsibilities/Duties of the Residential Program Supervisor:

Working under the direction of the Deputy Director and with the assistance of the Residential Services Specialists, the Residential Program Supervisor works to successfully transition women from incarceration back into the community. The Residential Program Supervisor is responsible for ensuring the smooth daily operation of the residential facility through the following:

·        Consistently maintaining 100% occupation of the residential beds;

·        Manage and supervise the FOGH Residential Service Staff, to include the requisite staff levels for residential services 24 hours per day, seven days per week, 52 weeks per year;

·        Manage the full-cycle resident application process in a timely and professional manner;

·        Manage and supervise the documentation of resident medication administration, as directed by FDA guidelines.


Qualifications of the Residential Program Supervisor:

To perform the position of Residential Program Supervisor successfully, qualified candidates must meet the following minimum qualifications: 

·        Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Social Services, Criminal Justice, or related field; or

·        A minimum of four (4) years work experience supervising in a human-services or assisting at-risk populations with histories of addiction, mental illness, homelessness, domestic violence, severe trauma, etc.  Note: Work experience with ex-offender population and/or in crisis/trauma environment preferred.

·        A minimum of an additional two (2) years work experience in a residential treatment program, halfway house, shelter or similar type program.

·        Knowledge of medication guidelines.

·        Excellent communication skills, including interpersonal, written, presentation and conflict management skills.

·        Excellent organization and time management skills.

·        Ability to work effectively with people of diverse backgrounds.

·        Working knowledge of the criminal justice system and/or with justice involved individuals is preferred.

·        Proficiency at Microsoft Office.


Required Licenses & Certifications:

·        Valid driver's license & good driving record or access to reliable transportation

·        CPR certification

·        First aid certification

·        NARCAN Training (can be obtained on the job)

·        PREA Training/Requirements (can be obtained on the job)


Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree