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Executive Director

St. Mary's Franciscan Shelter for Homeless Families
Phoenixville, PA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description




This is a key and exciting role for an individual who has a commitment toward improving the lives of homeless families.  Reporting to a Board of Trustees, the Executive Director will be responsible for ensuring implementation and advancement of our mission to foster dignity and independence through supportive programs to homeless families.


Leadership & Mission Delivery

·        Report to the Board of Trustees and work to oversee the implementation of the mission and strategic plan.

·        Communicate effectively with the Board through timely and accurate information sharing in order for the Board to function properly and make informed decisions.

·        Network with other non-profits and shelters both locally and in the tri-county area in order to aid clients and further the mission.

·        Explore fundraising opportunities to support the shelter and submit proposals for grants.


Finance, HR and Risk Management

·        Manage the shelter’s policies and budget approved by the Board of Trustees, and in compliance with laws and regulations.

·        Monitor agency operations and ensure employees and business practices comply with regulatory and legal requirements.

·        Recruit, screen, select and assess employees and volunteers and provide on-going support

·        Identity and mitigate potential risks, and provide opportunities within the shelter and its environment to protect the shelter’s interests.


Required Qualifications

·        Supervisory and management experience with a Bachelor’s degree/Master’s preferred

·        Knowledge of the context of standards and practices relating to homeless shelters.

·        Experience working with homeless families, people with addictions, people with mental health issues.

·        Demonstrate effectiveness as a leader, mentor, and role model

·        Basic computer skills (i.e. Microsoft Office) and office equipment at an acceptable level of proficiency.


Employment, Compensation & Benefits

This is a full-time position with benefits (Paid time off, health care, simple IRA, paid holidays).

Salary range: $65,000-$75,000 depending on experience


Physical Requirements

·        Current driver’s license and a willingness to drive to meet with various constituencies.

·        Lifting/carrying up to 25 lbs.

·        Reaching, kneeling, bending, stooping, stair climbing


To apply, interested candidates must submit a resume or CV as well as a cover letter to:

St. Mary's Franciscan Shelter for Homeless Families

Why Work Here?
Wonderful non-profit that provides both emergency and transitional housing for children and their families.


209 Emmett Street

Phoenixville, PA
19460 USA



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