Social Services Program Coordinator

216 Ironbound Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23188, USA Req #22507
Tuesday, September 20, 2022

The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has a job opening for a Social Services Program Coordinator at the Williamsburg Corps.


Under the direction of the Corps Officer, coordinates and manages the Corps Social Service program, including but not limited to the administration of the Pathway of Hope Program, emergency services (utilities, rental assistance, etc.), FEMA program, seasonal assistance programs (Thanksgiving, Angel Tree, etc.), food pantry, and referrals for emergency living accommodations. Works in alignment with Corps mission, and in keeping with program budget. Remains in compliance with established policies and procedures. Serves as liaison with community through public speaking and promoting program services; acts as liaison with United Way.


Education and Experience:

High diploma, and;

Four years’ experience working in a social service or public service environment with experience working with the public, or

Associates degree in Human Services, Business Administration, and;

Two years working in a social service or public service environment with experience working with the public, or;

Any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.



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, practices of and assessment of 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 prioritize tasks and responsibilities.

Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language.

Ability to perform basic mathematical computations.

Mental and Physical Abilities

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.

Position may require some evening and weekend work hours.


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.

To apply, please select the “Apply Now” icon at the bottom of this posting.

*Application Submittal Period: September 20, 2022 – October 4, 2022

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 on the basis of disability.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

When an application is selected for review, typically, only applicants who indicate the relevant education and experience requirements, as indicated in the job description for the position, may be considered for job openings. Please FULLY complete the application, answer questions completely, honestly and to the best of your ability. Please also upload a copy of your resume (when available). Those applicants requiring accommodation to the application and/or interview process should contact a representative of the Human Resources Department at the applicable location.

We appreciate your interest in employment opportunities with The Salvation Army!

Other details

  • Job Family PMC-NON-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Social Services
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Required Education Associate Degree
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