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Executive Director
Family Promise of Greater Modesto Modesto, CA

Executive Director

Family Promise of Greater Modesto
Modesto, CA
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $80,000 to $90,000 Yearly
  • Paid Time Off
  • Full-Time
Job Description



Family Promise of Greater Modesto is a non-profit organization that provides a network of support for homeless families as they work to achieve and sustain independence. Bringing together the resources of faith communities, service agencies, and the local community, we provide a variety of services for families in need.

We are currently looking for a new Executive Director (ED) with strong management, program administration and fundraising skills who will lead the organization into the next stage of its development as a human services agency. The ideal ED will be visionary and detail-oriented, creative, and analytical, collaborative, and highly organized. S/he will be an exceptional communicator, with strong writing and public speaking skills.

Please email your resume and cover letter to

Supervision: The ED reports directly to the President of the Board of Directors.

Working Hours: This is a salaried, exempt position. A typical workweek is approximately 40 hours. However, staff must be willing to work nights & weekends as needed.

Salary Range: $80,000 - $90,000 DOE

Minimum Qualifications

·        Bachelor’s degree in social work, nonprofit management, public administration, or 5+ years of relevant experience.

·        Strong written and verbal communication skills, particularly public speaking ability.

·        5+ years of experience working in non-profit management, leadership, and supervision.

·        Demonstrated experience working collaboratively with community partners, volunteers, corporations, and boards.

·        Demonstrated success in fund development and financial management.

·        Knowledge of homeless service provision models and programming, local, state, and federal housing authorities, social service agencies and general assistance programs.

·        The ability to think creatively and entrepreneurially – we are constantly looking for ways to better our service provision.

·        Maturity, a sense of humor, compassion and empathy for our guests and an ability to relate to individuals from many different racial, ethnic, religious and class backgrounds.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

Board Relations and Personnel Administration:

·        Provide leadership, communication and serve as liaison with the Board of Trustees and its Committees.

·        Provide monthly ED reports including program statistics and trends at board meetings and prepare other documents for board as needed in a timely manner.

·        Together with the Finance Committee, develop and recommend an annual budget for Board approval.

·        Make recommendations to the Board regarding program and policy changes.

·        Implement Board approved personnel policies and monitor strategies that improve the effectiveness of the agency.

Program Development/Administration:

·        Oversee the operations, facilities, development, implementation and evaluation of agency programs and services.

·        Research & implement best practices in the homeless services field from Family Promise National, NAEH, HUD etc.

·        Work in conjunction with the Board of Trustees to develop long-range plans for program expansion.

·        Maintain and oversee data collection for agency programs.

·        Supervise and support employees and establish performance standards for all staff members, assist with phone calls, screenings, and intake interviews when necessary.

·        Together with staff Social Worker/Case Manager, determine eligibility of families entering the shelter program and/or disciplinary action as necessary to ensure family/volunteer safety.

·        Be on call in the evenings and weekends in case of client emergency.

·        Train volunteers to care for homeless families. Act as principal liaison between volunteers, staff, and program guest families.

·        Coordinate and communicate services with other agencies and organizations including faith- based groups.

·        Lead the organization during a time of growth through the development of new facilities and programs, and the recruitment of additional faith community partners.

Fundraising, Communication & Resource Management:

·        Lead the development and coordination of agency fundraising efforts.

·        Research potential foundations and grants; write and monitor grants and actively pursue funding sources.

·        Develop and maintain community support by soliciting monetary and in-kind donations from donors at all levels. Nurture long-term relationships with funding sources.

·        Represent the agency as its spokesperson in a professional manner with faith communities, community agencies/organizations, coalitions, individuals and the community-at-large.

·        Write monthly newsletters, seasonal appeal letters and annual report for the agency.

·        Promote an effective, high-visibility and positive public image of the agency and its mission.

·        Work with web/graphic designer to maintain up-to-date website and social media efforts and oversee design of all print material (consistent with the organization’s brand) including print material for fundraising campaigns and events.



Family Promise of Greater Modesto

2301 Woodland Ave.

Modesto, CA
95358 USA



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