Shelter Director, 185th Street Shelter

Project Renewal will be opening a shelter for 80 homeless men and women who identify as part of the LGBTQ community. The shelter will be located at 185th Street and Third Avenue in the Bronx, and will open in late fall, 2016.

Required Credentials:

Master's degree in social work, counseling, psychology, family therapy or other related field or a BA with required experience. Must have excellent writing and communication skills.

Required Experience:

Minimum three (3) years as program director/ manager with individuals who are homeless or recently housed. The candidate should have a minimum of two years direct experience with LGBTQ community. Experience in the shelter system a plus.


The program director's responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

Has overall responsibility for administering a 70+ bed shelter for homeless people who are 18-30 years of age.

Ensuring compliance with established DHS outcomes regarding placements, long term stayers, placement retention and facility standards and goals as well as Project Renewal's performance and quality assurance measurements.

Develop and manage overall program, including clinical services, linkages with community based agencies, program budget; payroll documentation, employee performance reviews, recruiting/discharging staff; arranging in-service training schedule; managing client admission; coordinating with Project Renewal's other services.

Facilitate staff and team meetings.

Interface with the community, neighborhood associations and other local service providers.

To apply: e-mail resume and cover letter, indicating position and salary requirements to: EOE