Social Services Coordinator – Cranberry Township

Deadline: April 11, 2024
Police Department
Social Services Coordinator

Position Summary

Cranberry Township, Butler County, is seeking applicants for a full-time Social Services Coordinator with the Cranberry Township Police Department. If you’re interested in being an integral part of the Township’s collaborative effort to bridge the gap between law enforcement and social services by connecting citizens with mental health resources and long-term solutions and provide support to the Police Department’s response to mental health-related calls for service, this position may be for you.

As a social services coordinator, the successful applicant will support both the public and Police Department personnel by providing specialized assistance, consultation and case follow-up for crisis intervention and mental health services and needs, including department consultation and training on the same. This position will regularly interface with the public and assist them in a variety of ways, including providing short-term crisis counseling and social services, as well as community outreach and education. This position will also facilitate relationships with various social service agencies to ensure a collaborative approach to supporting community members, providing mental health support, and providing a community policing response.

Position Information

Required Qualifications:

This position requires a Masters’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, or other social science related field supplemented by at least two (2) years’ experience in the area of social science, including at least one (1) year of experience in crisis intervention and providing mental health services to individuals and families; or an equivalent combination of education, certification, training, and/or experience.

The successful applicant must be able to obtain Pennsylvania and FBI child abuse clearances as required under the Child Protective Services Law and must possess a valid driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in Social Work, with a specialization in Forensic Social Work or Crisis Intervention; One (1) year of experience within the criminal justice system.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Professional Counselor certification.

Wage and Benefits:

Approximate annual salary of $63,000-$68,000, but will be determined based on successful candidate’s qualifications, plus our fringe benefits package.

Fringe benefits include, among other things, health, dental and vision benefits and a generous deferred compensation plan. Specific questions regarding benefits can be sent to

How to Apply

Individuals interested in this position should submit an application by April 11, 2024 via the Township employment page located at