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Program Director, Residential Services

Company: Sanctuary For Families Inc.
Location: New York
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

Sanctuary for Families is New York's leading service provider and advocate for survivors of domestic violence, sex trafficking and related forms of gender violence. Every year, Sanctuary empowers thousands of adults and children to move from fear and abuse to safety and stability, transforming lives through a comprehensive range of services. We provide a range of wrap-around services to help survivors rebuild their lives in the aftermath of abuse, and work to end gender violence through three key strategies: direct services, outreach and training, and systems-change advocacy. Our services are available in 11 locations throughout New York City.


Provides programmatic leadership and vision to the residential program. Oversees clinical services, administrative compliances, and program development of Sanctuary's Crisis Shelter Program. Provides direct and indirect supervision to program staff.

Provide programmatic leadership, vision, clinical, administrative, and program development aspects of Sanctuary's Crisis Shelter and the Rapid Rehousing Programs.
Ensures adherence to HRA and OCFS reporting requirements for the Crisis Shelter Program
Conducts intake and administrative discharges at the shelters as necessary.
Work closely with HRA and OCFS staff to build and support the domestic violence crisis shelter program.
Ensures adherence to program goals, protocols, and objectives.
Provides regular clinical and administrative supervision to program staff, students and interns.
Responsible for staff recruitment, training, and evaluation to ensure appropriate staffing levels and professional delivery of services.
Provides clinical support, case consultation, and crisis intervention as needed for all program staff.
Represents Sanctuary for Families on citywide coalitions and committees on issues related to the impact of Domestic Violence on program clients.
Monitors and administers contract compliance and performance goals.
Ensures that the crisis shelter team works consistently with each client to obtain permanent housing prior to or before the 180 DPE.
Conducts outreach and trainings on-site and to various community-wide organizations.
Ensures accurate and necessary documentation of client services across the program, including entries into Sanctuary's Service Tracking System.
Collaborates with the Development Department on fundraising efforts as well as facilitates relationships with program partners and funders.
Facilitates regular program staff meetings and attends weekly clinical meetings and other inter-departmental meetings.
Liaises with other Program Directors to ensure effective communication between staff and to develop programming for client families.
Ensures staff have an ongoing collaboration with other departments within Sanctuary for Families including the Legal Department and the Economic Empowerment Program.
Perform any other department or agency-related duties or special projects as directed.

LMSW, LMHC or equivalent Licensure to conduct clinical supervision and counseling.
At least 4 years post master's experience providing counseling, three of which were in a supervisory role preferred.

Budgeted Salary: $88,000 - $90,000 Annually

The work position is currently Hybrid; must be able to meet job location schedule obligations.
* Program Director will be required be on-site at the shelter location or the Manhattan office if necessary, even on a scheduled remote work day.

Vaccination Policy: Proof of vaccination or proof of first dose with scheduled 2nd dose within 30 days is required.

Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
Employer-paid life insurance
Employer retirement contribution
Paid time off
Flex spending account
Student loan assistance
Tuition reimbursement program
Gym reimbursement program

All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, creed (religion), color, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, age, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, marital status or domestic violence victim status, and other categories protected under Federal, New York state or New York city laws. Sanctuary for Families follows the requirements of the Human Rights Law including with regard to non-discrimination on the basis of prior criminal conviction and prior arrest.

People of color, trans and gender non-conforming people, people with disabilities, and survivors of gender-based violence are strongly encouraged to apply.

We recognize that the safety, healing and self-determination of survivors of domestic violence and related forms of gender violence is at the intersection of racial, gender, economic, immigrant, LGBTQ+, and disability justice, as well as many other critical issues. In order to realize our mission, Sanctuary strives to center DEI principles at every level of the organization and continues to deepen that commitment.


Keywords: Sanctuary For Families Inc., New York , Program Director, Residential Services, Executive , New York, New York

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