Status: Full time, exempt
Start Date: July, 2020
The mission of Project Homeless Connect is to connect San Franciscans experiencing homelessness with the care they need to move forward. Project Homeless Connect is an organization that strengthens and utilizes collaborations with city agencies, businesses, organizations, and the community to provide comprehensive services through Community Day of Service events and in house continued care for those who are at risk of becoming homeless, are currently experiencing homelessness, or are transitioning from homelessness to housing.
The CEO is the key management leader of Project Homeless Connect. The CEO is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs, and strategic vision of the organization. The CEO duties include fundraising, community awareness, staff support, and staff/agency oversight.
Organization Mission and Strategy:
- The CEO works with the staff (12-14 people) to ensure that the Mission is being fulfilled through program activities, strategic planning, and community outreach.
- Responsible for the enhancement of PHC’s image by being active and visible in the community and by working closely with other professional, civic and private organizations.
- Assure that the organization has a long-range strategy which achieves its mission, and toward which it makes consistent and timely progress.
- Oversee process for all staff evaluations and goal setting
- Create opportunities for staff appreciation and support
- Build an effective team of leaders by providing guidance and coaching to subordinate managers.
- Supervise COO, Development team, and Director of Community Days of Service
- Supervise other staff as needed in absence of supervisor
- Oversee Supervisors and provide support and guidance as needed
- Ensure personnel files up to date
- Work closely with Human Resource support as needed
- Determine and advocate for compensation packages for employees at fiscal year
- Ensure adherence to HR policies and procedures
- Ensure that job descriptions are developed and that regular performance evaluations are held.
- Encourage staff and volunteer development and education, and assist staff in relating their specialized work to the total program of the organization.
- Maintain a climate which attracts, keeps, and motivates a diverse staff of top quality people.
Development & Financials:
- Ensure that adequate funds are available to permit the organization to carry out its work and programs
- Create annual development plan and annual budget
- Approve program and project invoices
- Work with Directors and COO to oversee the budgetary process
- Research and identify appropriate Foundation Grants
- Write Foundation Grants as eligible
- Create and submit foundation grant reporting
- Presentations as needed to Foundations
- Research and identify potential major individual donors
- Develop and manage relationships with donors
- Attend donor meetings and give presentations as needed
- Develop annual appeal letter with designer and write included letter
- Ensure ongoing local programmatic excellence, rigorous program evaluation and systems; recommend timelines and resources needed to achieve the strategic goals.
- Ensure effective systems to track program goals and progress
- Regularly evaluate program components so as to measure successes that can be effectively communicated to funders, the community, and other constituents.
- Maintain quality of standards for all service programs by ensuring adherence to legal and ethical standards of care
- Provide leadership to the Director of CDoS to achieve goals of CDoS events
- Ensure Safety measures and procedures in place
- Secure sponsorships with support of Director of CDoS
- Development plan for CDoS Rally, including speaker recruitment, tone, and theme.
- Provide leadership and support to COO and Director of Services to achieve goals of Every Day Connect programs
- Develop relationships with external districts and neighborhood leaders for positive service environments
- Create and give Public Speaking Engagements, Lunch & Learns, and Community Presentations to build awareness and understanding of Project Homeless Connect programs.
- Positively represent the organization at meetings and events related to homelessness, nonprofit work, or other connected causes.
- Attend Networking events to continue the awareness and outreach of the organization, building and creating additional relationships.
- Develop positive relationships with key stakeholders, including shareholders and government agencies
- Deepen and refine all aspects of communications—from web presence to external relations with the goal of creating a stronger brand.
- Use external presence and relationships to garner new opportunities.
- Develop and implement agency “voice” in the community
- Act as the public speaker and public relations representative of the company in ways that strengthen its profile
- Set a positive example as a PHC employee
- Continue positive relationship with PHC founders and key historical contacts
- Ensure adherence of the organization’s daily activities and long-term plans to established policies and legal guidelines
- Maintain a working knowledge of significant developments and trends in the field.
TO APPLY: Please email a Resume and Cover Letter HERE by May 22nd. We are accepting applications on a rolling basis, so those received first will be reviewed first.