|Location||Carson, CA 90746|
|Date Posted||November 24, 2021|
Scion Executive Search (www.scionexecutivesearch.com) has been exclusively retained to conduct the search for a Divisional Director of Social Services on behalf of our client, The Salvation Army. This incredibly rewarding full-time opportunity is for immediate hire, and will operate from the Corporate Headquarters in Carson, CA. The Divisional Director of Social Services will lead a highly performing team of 5 Directors throughout the Southern California region of San Luis Obispo to San Diego. This is a high visibility role, responsible for over 50 programs and a very robust budget of $85M plus. This is an amazing opportunity to be a socially conscious influencer and driver of good!
The Divisional Director of Social Services is a strategic influencer, skilled relationship builder, a true leader of leaders, that will ethically guide a geographically dispersed, passionate, and capable team of 5 Directors and their teams located from San Luis Obispo to San Diego. The ideal candidate is an ethical, mission driven leader that thrives in a role that is both autonomous and highly collaborative. This individual brings authenticity and serves as a relentless advocate providing support for the Program Directors. The DDSS must be a strong, visionary, strategist with a passion for encouraging their team while holding them accountable. Under the guidance of the Divisional Secretary for Social Services, the Divisional Director of Social Services will oversee and provide technical assistance to all social services programs offered in the Southern California region. This includes Corps Family Services and government funded programs which equate to approximately an $85M budget and 50+ programs. This role also includes oversight for leadership for child development and youth, homeless services, compliance, and billing.
About The Salvation Army:
The Salvation Army is an innovative, mission driven philanthropic organization focused on driving impact and serving those in need. This global nonprofit was founded in 1865 by William and Catherine Booth to meet human need without discrimination. The Salvation Army, an international movement, is part of the universal Christian Church. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. The Salvation Army assists approximately 23 million Americans each year and serves 130 countries around the globe. The Salvation Army offers Disaster Relief, Homeless Support, Solutions to Human Trafficking, Veteran Services, Life Skills to Escape Poverty, After School Programs, Summer Camps, Rehabilitation and so much more.
We are seeking a skilled relationship builder and service-driven professional to drive connection on behalf of The Salvation Army mission. This person must have a deep desire to learn and educate others on the various programs available through The Salvation Army.
Requirements, Skills Knowledge and Abilities:
Compensation and Benefits Package:
This key leadership opportunity offers the ability to make significant impact on behalf of the organization and thus philanthropic efforts across Southern California and beyond!
This exciting role offers a competitive base salary and a comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental and Vision, retirement plan paid vacation and sick leave, paid holidays annually and much more!
This is a position, organization and team of professionals that will inspire you daily!
Applications and nominations:
The Salvation Army has retained the services of Scion Executive Search, a national executive search firm specializing in mission-driven organization recruitment, to assist in conducting this important search. For immediate consideration please apply with your resume and cover letter in Microsoft Word or PDF format via:
Please address questions about this opportunity to:
Scion Executive Search
Attn: Krista Sietsema
Executive Search Principal
Review of applications, nominations, and expressions of interest will begin immediately and continue on a confidential basis until an appointment is made.
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