DWC seeks a full-time Director of Health and Wellness to support the strategic planning and enhancement of the basic needs and health programs consisting of a Drop-in Day Center, Evening Shelter, Case Management and Physical Health Services. An ideal candidate will lead, inspire and motivate a team of professionals whose primary goal is to end homelessness for women in the Skid Row community. This position is a member of DWC’s Leadership Team and will report directly to the Chief Program Officer.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Competencies (I.e. Flexibility, Communication Proficiency, Budget Management, Relationship Management)
The Director of Health and Wellness directly supervises managers and may supervise direct service staff as needed
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear (e.g. publicly speak and listen to others). Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision (e.g., ability to see a computer screen) and ability to adjust focus (e.g. address a crowd in a Day Center setting). The role requires verbal crisis intervention, which may involve the ability to quickly move from an office to another location to help resolve the matter. Job requires the ability to lift up to 20 lbs, including files, open filing cabinets, bending, and standing on a stool as necessary.
Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time exempt position. Days and hours of work are Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Occasional transportation of clients may occur. Travel for conferences and training may occur. Travel for local meetings is required
Required Education and Experience
Master's level education in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, Psychology, Public Health or a related field preferred.
Clinical licensure preferred.
Required Knowledge/Skills/Position Qualifications
Experience in supervision of similar programs or in a housing environment and demonstrated experience managing progressive responsibilities as a senior staff member.
Experience with direct supervision of staff