Director, Jane Addams Place Emergency Homeless Shelter

Posted on August 31, 2009

Director, Homeless Shelter

Lutheran Settlement House is seeking a Director for its Jane Addams Place Emergency Homeless Shelter.  LSH/Jane Addams Place utilizes the Sanctuary® model of trauma-informed care to serve 29 homeless women and their children, providing comprehensive case management and a full range of services designed to help homeless families regain and sustain self-sufficiency.

The Director is responsible for the operation of Jane Addams place: professional and technical leadership; implementation of policies and procedures; budget management; development activities; liaison with outside agencies including the City’s Office of Supportive Housing; and oversight of all aspects of the program. The Director is part of LSH’s agency-wide leadership team.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success in implementing the Sanctuary® model and have extensive experience leading housing and homelessness programs.  A Master’s degree in Social Work or a related field is preferred, as well as the highest level of licensure provided for by the discipline.  Five years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience in homeless services is preferred.  Extensive supervisory experience is required.

LSH offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.  For immediate consideration, please send a resume and cover letter detailing your interest and relevant experience to:

Lila Brunson, Human Resources Manager
Lutheran Settlement House
1340 Frankford Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19125

Or:

Fax: 215-426-2157
Email: lbrunson@lutheransettlement.org


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