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Job Title: Developmental Disabilities Services
Date Posted: 07/30/2014
Location: Jamaica , New York
Division: Greater New York
Department: Topping House-DDS
Category: Social Work


  • The Director of Family Shelters is responsible for the direction, leadership and executive oversight over all Salvation Army operated family homeless shelters.

  • The Director of Family Shelters must be knowledge of all DHS Part 900 regulations, New York State Social Services, OTDA and NYC DHS contracted requirements and ensure that all family shelter programs are being operated in accordance with all of the aforementioned rules and regulations.

  • The Director of Family Shelters is responsible for the development and implementation of all standardized shelter practices and ensures the programs are operated in accordance with the self sufficiency program model defined by its holistic approach to serving the clients and assisting them with their re-entry back into the community.

  • The Director of Family Shelters is the Chief Operations Officer of all Family Shelters and is responsible for their financial stability, human resources policy adherence and Salvation Army mission worthiness of the programs.



  • MA/MSW that emphasizes administration, management and/or human services.

  • At least five years of progressive management experience within a social service and/or nonprofit setting.

  • Experience managing finances/budgets, government contracts, shelters programs, social services, human resources and experience developing organizational systems preferred.

Anyone interested in applying for this position should send their resume to:         Cleveland DrePaul at (F) 718-206-9174 or

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