Program Manager (Housing) - Fort Myers, FL

2400 Edison Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33901, USA Req #14464
Monday, April 12, 2021

The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has a job opening for a Program Manager/Social Services Housing for the Fort Myers Area Command, located in Fort Myers, Florida.



Job Summary

Supervises, coordinates, and monitors day-to-day operations of the Rapid Rehousing program. Supervises casework performed by program staff ensuring compliance with program policies and procedures; prepares statistical reports; ensures that client’s needs are met through service coordination, staffing, and referrals for individuals and group work; oversees public relations and volunteer services affecting housing program services efforts.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of resources and outside agencies to provide services for child/elderly abuse and/or neglect.

Knowledge of practices and principles of social service program administration.

Knowledge of resources and outside agencies that provide mental health and substance abuse services.

Knowledge of the principals and practices of bookkeeping and budget administration.

Knowledge of HIPAA standards and laws.

Ability to lead, motivate, and evaluate the work of staff performing same or similar work.

Ability to develop, implement and enforce program policies and procedures.

Ability to interview clients in order to evaluate and serve their needs.

Ability to determine client eligibility for program assistance based on specific program guidelines and restrictions.

Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with the public and community agencies.

Ability to prepare accurate and complete client records, reports, and statistics.



Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Social Work or a related field, and four years progressively responsible experience performing social services work with at least one year in a supervisory capacity or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.



Licenses and Certifications

Valid state driver’s license

Approved Salvation Army Motor Vehicle Report required.

Approved background check report required



Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

Ability to travel short distances, such as for meetings and other Salvation Army facilities.

Ability to meet attendance requirements.

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

Ability to perform mathematical calculations.

Limited amount of physical effort required associated with walking, standing, lifting and carrying light objects (less than 25 lbs.) 5-10% of work time.

Duties are usually performed seated.  Sitting may be relieved by brief or occasional periods of standing or walking.


Work is performed in a normal office environment where there are little or no physical discomforts associated with changes in weather or discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt, and the like.



Additional Information

Vacation, Sick and Holiday pay available


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 displayed on the job posting.


Application Submittal Period:  4/12/2021 – 4/25/2021


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

Other details

  • Job Family FL-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Social Services
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Hiring Rate $47,476.00
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
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  • 2400 Edison Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33901, USA