Title : Director of Social Work

Department : Homeless Services

Type : Full Time

Location : Bronx, NY

Job Details :

S:US is looking for an experienced Social Worker to serve as the Director of Social Work at our Families with Children Shelter in the Bronx

About the Position

The Director of Social Work will manage clinical operations of our Families with Children shelter based on city, state, and federal regulatory requirements and DHS contractual requirements. You will provide supervision, guidance, and performance evaluations to other staff at the shelter and assist in the development of job skills training curriculums suitable to the population served at your shelter. As Director of Social Work, you will also complete written reports regarding clinical progress and highlights, consumer census, and housing and employment placement. Because you will be operating as Director, you will need to be flexible as the work schedule requires some weekend and evening hours in addition to being on-call 24 hours a day and ensure contingency plans are in place if you are unavailable. 

About the Homeless Services

S:US is working hard to help prevent homelessness by operating homeless individuals and families, for people living with HIV/AIDS, for individuals with mental health challenges, and for families experiencing domestic violence. We also connect homeless people to medical centers to ensure primary medical care and adherence to treatment. Our Homeless Services include homeless prevention, shelters, outreach services, and transition services. 

Salary: $70,000 - $75,000 / year

Location: Echo Pl, Bronx, NY 10457

Shift Schedule

  • Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm
  • Flexible On-Call


  • Medical, Dental, Prescription, Vision, and Life Insurance
  • Healthcare & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FS)
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Tuition Assistance 
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Commuter Plan
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) & Holidays
  • Wellness Initiatives and Employee Assistance Program


  • Master's Degree in human services field
    • Social Work preferred
  • LMSW, LMHC, or LCSW in New York
  • SIFI Certification preferred
  • Able to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 virus
  • 3 - 5 years of supervisory experience in a large shelter or residential facility providing comprehensive social services 
  • Bilingual, preferred

About S:US

At S:US, we are a nonprofit with a staff of 1,800 providing $245 million in services annually working to drive scalable solutions that contribute to righting societal imbalances for people with disabilities, people in poverty, and people facing homelessness. Our efforts are supported by various local, state, and federal government entities as well as foundations, corporations, and individual donors. We take what we learn on the ground and use it to change systems and impact policy. We work with communities and individuals in every corner of the city and on Long Island by delivering high quality services that address the complex circumstances of each person in order to transform lives, improve neighborhoods, and boost future generations. 


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Services for the UnderServed (SUS) is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.