Human Resources Job Posting
Recruitment Bulletin #
July 11, 2014
SCATTERED SITE SHELTER MANAGER
Housing and Homelessness Department
Responsible for the management, operations, and supervision of staff for the Scattered Site Shelter in accordance with DHCD and agency policies, regulations, and performance standards. Develop and manage the direct service infrastructure with special focus on providing clinical programming, protocols, and oversight. Implement and enforce protocols related to unit inspections, facilities management, and new client enrollments, transfers, terminations, and placements. Ensure that high quality services are delivered to households in need and develop systems, programs, policies, and protocols to support families and staff related to crisis management, domestic violence, mental health, and child welfare and parenting. Assist Housing Director with financial management as it relates to shelter budget and supplies as well as with the development and implementation of annual program goals. Collaborate with city, state, and local agencies providing housing and homelessness prevention services. Coordinate with internal departments and neighborhood service areas to insure quality collaborative efforts. Perform other related duties as required.
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field, with five to ten years of experience in human services and an understanding of housing and homelessness issues required. Master’s degree in Social Work or related field strongly preferred. Clinical licensure highly desired. Prior experience in shelter management and training and supervision of staff preferred. Must have strong written, verbal, interpersonal and problem-solving skills. Must be willing to conduct home visits in various Boston neighborhoods. Ability to work and establish boundaries with staff and clients required. Must be able to work with mental health, substance abuse and domestic violence issues. Valid driver’s license required. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.
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