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Director of Social Services, Philadelphia County 

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Director of Social Services needed for part-time, temporary position in Philadelphia County.

The organization provides high-quality social services to low-income people in a section of Philadelphia. Clients are referred to the Social Service Center through local churches, state representative offices, community organizations, and others.

Oversee each step of the Social Service Center's direct services with clients. Refer clients to other programs within the organization for a holistic approach to services. Work with Program Director to develop a budget. Be able to delegate certain tasks to case aide to ensure client needs are met.

Collaborate with external agencies to promote the services of the organization and develop relationships with these agencies to ensure client's needs are met. Knowledge of available resources within the city of Philadelphia. Assess and interview clients to determine individual client needs and complete SDOH on each client. Review and analyze data in the Apricot system and develop strategies for program improvement based on data. Track client outcomes.

Help organize projects of the Social Service Center. Engage families in neighborhood ministries. Enter and maintain data on each client and submit monthly reports. Attend monthly staff meetings and the organization's annual retreat. Participate in the organization's fundraising activities. Be an active member of any of the assigned organization's committees.

Supervise undergraduate degree students. Responsible for any other duties assigned to help drive the organization's vision, fulfill our mission, and abide by our organizational values.

Position Requirements

BSW/MSW preferred. The candidate must possess excellent oral, written, and presentation skills. Candidates for this position must have strong organizational and interpersonal skills, be able to work with diverse populations and work creatively with limited resources. In addition, the ability to develop working and professional relationships in the social service community, as well as in the healthcare and legal communities, is critical. The most critical component of the position is the ability to listen with empathy and compassion.


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