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The Salvation Army-Portland OR

Divisional Social Services Consultant

The Salvation Army-Portland OR
Portland, Oregon, United States

Date Posted: 01/08/2008
Categories: Administrative
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
The Divisional Social Services Consultant is a key part of the divisional management team serving Oregon and Southern Idaho.

Responsibilities include the overall supervision of Comprehensive Emergency Assistance, Contracted Shelter and Residential Care, Seasonal Assistance, Emergency Disaster Service Coordination and the staff persons and volunteers associated with the programs. Responsible to provide reports and serve as staff resources person for both the advisory board and divisional management; Process annual operating budget reports for all programs; Develop new or expanded programs and strategic plans for departments and take an active part in interpreting the work of The Salvation Army to the community in support of professional staff and volunteers across the division with a focus on the Portland metropolitan area.

Applicants must have a Masters degree in social work or a related field. They should bring demonstrated successful experience in the development and delivery of social services, experience in the supervision of employees and volunteer staff and the overall administration of social service programs to this position. They should be able to use the highest skills in casework practice and be able to reflect an acceptance of, and sensitivity to, both clients and staff.

Individual must be able to pass all related background checks and have a valid drivers license with good driving record.