Greater Richmond Interfaith Program (GRIP)
$140,000 – $170,000 DOE/DOQ
The Greater Richmond Interfaith Program (GRIP) provides a safe and nourishing place that helps transform the lives of the unhoused and hungry and moves them toward self-sufficiency. We operate a family homeless shelter, soup kitchen, affordable housing units, encampment outreach, casework, and other services, like showers, laundry, and mail. This is not your typical sterile desk job. If you want to work on the front lines of one of the Bay Area’s most pressing problems and leave every day with a sense of purpose and meaning, this job may be for you. The successful candidate will be an experienced leader who can instill a sense of professionalism into a gritty environment. They will need to exercise a mix of tough love and compassion, diplomacy and tenacity, flexibility and enforcement. Every day is different. You might have an NFL star in your office in the morning and be at court regarding a client in the afternoon. Since Contra Costa County is our largest source of funding, you must also be able to handle a monthly cycle of government compliance reports, audits, and applications. Fundamentally, you should have the heart of a servant leader – to provide 5-star service to people in dire need of help.
See the full recruitment brochure here: https://indd.adobe.com/view/d774f31a-4375-45c3-b5a6-6965bdf11611
The Executive Director will oversee all of GRIP’s committed staff, annual operating budget, fundraising, and programs, including a family homeless shelter, soup kitchen, casework, encampment outreach, affordable housing units, and other services. They will ensure that GRIP continues to move forward in its journey to expand and improve its programs. The Executive Director will be the face of the organization, exhibiting a sense of professionalism and diplomacy. They support a team of approximately 20 employees (including three direct reports) and many volunteers. The Executive Director will spearhead innovative solutions to homelessness and hunger and work toward overcoming the root of these pressing issues.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
We’re searching for a dynamic and experienced non-profit leader with a passion for our work and a strong administrative skillset to advance our vision for excellence at a critical time for homelessness in California. A competitive candidate will bring a track record of exemplary management of people and resources, including strengths in development, outreach, non-profit finance, human resources, and organizational policy and culture. The Executive Director will have the opportunity to build on our 50-year legacy of providing services and turn us into a center of best practices.
HOW TO APPLY: For first consideration, APPLY by May 18th at:
SECURE THE DATES:
• Interviews will be held virtually on June 15th and in-person on June 30th (candidates invited to interview will need to be available for both days)
Please contact your recruiter, Sam Sackman, with any questions:
• 541-630-0657 (Direct)
• 866-929-9227 (Toll-Free)
GRIP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, and those with disabilities are encouraged to apply.