Community Center Director

611 Stockell St, Nashville, TN 37207, USA Req #20396
Thursday, May 12, 2022

The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has an opening for a Community Center Director for the Nashville Area Command, located in Nashville, Tennessee.

Job Summary

The Community Center Director plans, coordinates, supervises, and directs all activities and programs at the community center.  Plans and develops new programs that meet the needs of the community and ensures the safety of the children that utilize the services of the center. Creates programs that cater to all age groups. Collaborate with Corps Officer and Program Directors of Pathway of Hope (POH), Center of Hope (COH), LIFNAV.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of child development. Knowledge of age-appropriate programs for children. Knowledge of the administration of non-profit organizations. Knowledge of motivation and leadership techniques. Ability to manage and supervise the work performed by subordinate staff and volunteers. Ability to communicate effectively and build relationships with people of all socioeconomic backgrounds. Ability to meet attendance requirements. Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language. Ability to manage multiple, concurrent activities. Ability to operate general office equipment. Ability to exercise assertiveness. Ability to plan and organize work.


Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field, and three years professional experience in social and recreational services, teaching, and/or the supervision of children, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.


Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

Work is performed in a unique, multi-service, mall model environment.  A fully equipped office, gymnasium and access to Salvation Army vehicles for business use.  Some activities may require working outside with varying temperatures.  This is a smoke-free facility.


Additional Comments:
All employees recognize The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.

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Application Submittal Period: 05/12/2022 – 05/25/2022

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. 

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled 



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Other details

  • Job Family KT-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Recreation
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
Location on Google Maps
  • 611 Stockell St, Nashville, TN 37207, USA