A Safe Haven a multi-award winning pioneer and national private public partnership model in the fast evolving and growing field of behavioral healthcare is seeking an Experienced, Dynamic and Visionary Director of Programs with an Entrepreneurial Spirit to join our Team.

We are looking for someone who understands the vision, appreciates the opportunity to innovate at the ground floor of an emerging industry and has the expertise to help us grow into a national brand and model that will help influence a new paradigm as a scalable and solutions oriented comprehensive continuum of care addressing and solving the issues of the opioid epidemic, poverty and homelessness.

The Director of Programs plans, develops, coordinates, implements and assess A Safe Haven’s programs. This role oversees program requirements, administers program budget and policies regarding participant involvement.  This key leadership role provides subject matter expertise and direction to Clinical and Program staff.   The incumbent will also be responsible for managing program regulations and requirements to ensure compliance and quality of services.



  • Advocate for policy and program changes in order to increase the effectiveness of the unit, meet goals, and/or better serve the needs of the community
  • Provide direct service and support to individuals or clients, such as handling referrals, conducting a needs evaluation, or resolving complaints.
  • Direct activities of professional and technical staff members
  • Establish and maintain relationships with other agencies and organizations in community to meet community needs and to ensure that services are provided
  • Prepare and maintain records and reports, such as budgets, personnel records, or training manuals.
  • Supervises the service staff of the assigned program, evaluates workers’ performance, and makes recommendations
  • Responsible for overall productivity of the unit and for monitoring individual workers’ performance to meet productivity standards.
  • Ensure all services provided to residents are in accordance with agency contracts
  • Ensure adherence to program policy and procedures; conduct quality audits of service plans and data material
  • Refer clients to appropriate educational programs as needed



  • Master’s degree (M.A.) or equivalent required.  8+ years related experience in managing people, programs and processes also required.


Certificates/Licenses Required

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) required.