Social Services Program Coordinator I-Pathway of Hope - Loudoun County, VA

The Salvation Army - Leesburg, VA4.0

Full-timeEstimated: $39,000 - $55,000 a year
Plans, directs, coordinates, manages and monitors the administration of Social Services programs including but not limited to emergency services, seasonal programs (Thanksgiving, Angel Tree, Summer Youth Camp registration, etc.), Pathway of Hope program, crisis intervention counseling, and referrals for emergency living accommodations; administers and manages emergency financial services like rent, mortgage, utility, as well as food, clothing, and furniture assistance.

Conducts outreach, engagement, and screening of current social services clients to identify eligible families for Pathway of Hope services; screens potential applicants, performs intake for admission, referral needs, explanation of program and expectations; develops case plan with the client based on primary goals of housing stability, increased income/financial resources and skills, and self-determination which includes short-term and long-term goals with objectives. Provides financial assistance per program guidelines, develops a discharge plan addressing permanent housing stability, economic stability, and self-determination.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of principles and practices of social service program development and administration. Knowledge of state, local, and federal regulations governing social service programs. Knowledge of social service resources and agencies in the community. Knowledge of principles and practices of crisis intervention counseling and assessment as well as dynamics and issues of domestic violence, sexual abuse, mental illness, substance abuse, causes of homelessness, etc. Knowledge of principles and practices of budget administration. Knowledge of basic principles of contract compliance, grant funding and management. Knowledge of database processes and use of spreadsheets. Knowledge of principles and practices of public relations and effective communication. Ability to provide leadership in the community to promote program services. Ability to perform public speaking. Ability to develop and enforce program policies and procedures. Ability to audit client records to ensure accuracy, completeness, and confidentiality. Ability to maintain confidentiality of client and social service related information. Ability to meet attendance requirements. Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language. Ability to perform basic mathematical computations.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Social Work, Human Services or Business Administration, or related field; and three years of social services experience; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Licenses and Certifications

LGSW, LICSW, LPC, CAC preferred.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

Duties are usually performed seated. Sitting may be relieved by brief or occasional periods of standing or walking. Limited amount of physical effort required associated with walking, lifting and carrying (less than 25 lbs.) 5-10% of work time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work is performed in a normal office environment where there are little or no physical discomforts associated with weather or discomforts associated with noise, dirt, and the like.

Additional Information

All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.

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Application Submittal Period: 10/18/2018 – 10/31/2018

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against based on disability.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled