Director of Social Services


BronxWorks helps individuals and families improve their economic and social well-being. From toddlers to seniors, we feed, shelter, teach, and support our neighbors to build a stronger community. In all aspects of our work, we strive for the highest ethical and performance standards and guided by the belief that people are to be treated with dignity and respect regardless of their present situation or past experiences. We have 50 locations throughout the borough providing a variety of programs that offer assistance in the areas of family, children and youth support, educational services, elder care, homelessness, mental health, and workforce development. We are an employer of choice for anyone interested in a meaningful career in the social services field. 

BronxWorks is hiring one (1) Director of Social Services for the 


  • Supervise the Case Management, Housing, Child Care, and Youth programs in a tier II family homeless shelter. 
  • Provide guidance and supervision to the Case Management Supervisor the Childcare Coordinator and the Recreation Coordinator. 
  • Serve as the supervisor for multiple Housing Specialists at the facility. 
  • Provide clinical supervision to the LMSW Client Care Coordinators who will be working with the families in a therapeutic capacity. 
  • Manage staff in the Early Childcare Education and After School Programs for children at the facility. 
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by manager. 


  • Master’s degree in social work required. 
  • LMSW required, or the ability to acquire license within 6-months of being hired. 
  • Minimum of 2-years previous supervisory experience required. 
  • Experience with quality assurance/improvement, performance measures and program evaluation preferred.  
  • Working knowledge of resources for housing, children, domestic violence, mental illness, and substance abuse is a plus.  
  • Ability to take initiative and be a self-starter. 
  • Bilingual English and Spanish language proficiency preferred. 
  • Strong oral and written communication, time management and organizational skills are necessary. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and other standard business technology is required.  


  • Ability to use a computer for prolonged periods. 
  • Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. 
  • Ability to stand, walk, or sit for long periods of time. 
  • Ability to climb five flights of stairs, if required to conduct home visits and/or fieldwork. 
  • Ability to bend and retrieve objects and/or documents. 
  • Ability to travel in the boroughs of New York City and its adjacent counties via public transportation. 
  • Ability to travel for a minimum of 1 mile within a reasonable amount of time and in all types of weather, including inclement weather, if required to conduct home visits and/or field work. 


BronxWorks seeks to build an inclusive organization grounded in respect for differences. BronxWorks is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to qualified candidates and employees pursuant to applicable law. This commitment applies to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and employee development, placement, promotion, demotion, upgrading, downgrading, transfer, layoff and termination. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. If you require reasonable accommodation as part of the application process, please contact