Join the EGH Team!

We believe in community. We care about people. Each year, we help hundreds of women experiencing homelessness find the power to transform their lives. Want to help?  Explore the job openings below and consider joining our team.

 

Day Center Assistant (part-time)

This position is essential to supporting service delivery at Elizabeth Gregory Home’s Day Center to women who are experiencing homelessness or are at risk of becoming homeless.

Responsibilities: The Day Center Assistant will:

  • Assist with planning, preparation, serving, and cleaning up for scheduled meals
  • Assist clients in using Day Center equipment (i.e. washing machines, computers, etc.)
  • Assist clients in obtaining toiletries and/or distributing other essential donated items
  • Assist with accepting and sorting donations
  • Interact with clients by providing support, guidance and resources
  • Complete documentation for food donations and client reporting
  • Conduct basic maintenance, organization & cleaning of facilities
  • Collaborate with Day Center staff on client crises interventions

Applicant Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • One year of experience working with homeless individuals
  • Ability to maintain clear personal and professional boundaries
  • Ability to work effectively in constantly changing and sometimes demanding environment
  • Ability to accurately record information for required documentation
  • Ability to effectively communicate with individuals representing diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to demonstrate basic computer skills, including use of Windows Office Suite programs
  • Physical ability to lift 25 pounds, sit, stand, bend, reach, and perform cleaning duties
  • Ability to respond responsibly in emergencies and crisis situations
  • Ability to follow detailed instructions

Position Details:

  1. Part-time position (24hrs/wk) Tues/Wed/Thrs 8am-4:30pm
  2. Compensation: Starting wage at $18.00/hour. Benefits include Paid Time Off (PTO) earned based on number of hours worked.

COVID-19 considerations:
All employees must provide verification of having received the COVID-19 vaccine. Onsite practices include daily monitoring of client symptoms, practicing social distancing, conducting robust sanitizing measures and requiring masks for all.

Submit cover letter and resume to:  mwick@eghseattle.org

Executive Director

Elizabeth Gregory Home (EGH) serves single women experiencing homelessness in the greater Seattle area by providing transitional housing and essential services through our Day Center. EGH provides a welcoming and respectful refuge where women experiencing homelessness or living in poverty have access to compassionate care.

To execute our vision that homeless and at-risk women have the power to transform their lives, EGH is looking for a new Executive Director (ED) to succeed our longtime ED, who retired at the end of 2021. The new ED will be responsible for guiding and managing EGH to execute its overall strategic and operational mission in close partnership with the Board of Directors.

This is an excellent opportunity to assume a pivotal role in the growth of a highly respected and financially healthy organization. Leading a team of 10+ and an operating budget of $800k, the ED will directly supervise the Development Officer, Program Manager, and Operations Manager. The Executive Director is the key leader of our organization’s strategic growth planning, staff development and team building with a strong DEI lens, and community partnerships.

Ideal Candidate Profile

To perform effectively in this position, the Executive Director should demonstrate these core competencies:

Nonprofit Leadership: Experience in leading diverse teams and the technical aspects of managing a nonprofit organization.

Financial Management: Strong financial acumen, with a track record of successfully planning, budgeting, and forecasting for nonprofit organizations.

Community Fundraiser: Successful community fundraiser with an understanding of evolving trends in philanthropy.

Communication: Communicates effectively with multiple audiences using a variety of formats.

Industry Knowledge: Commitment to understanding the issues, barriers, and systems faced by women experiencing homelessness or living in poverty.

Commitment to the EGH Cause: Ability to see the potential and deep humanity in women who are experiencing homelessness or living in poverty.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Leadership

  • Collaborate with the board to lead and implement the strategic framework while ensuring that the budget, staff, and priorities are aligned with EGH’s mission.
  • Provide inspirational leadership and direction to all staff and ensure the continued development and management of a professional and efficient organization.
  • Cultivate a collaborative and transparent working relationship with the board and ensure open communication about financial and program outcomes relative to stated milestones and goals.
  • Demonstrate a deep commitment to antiracism and lead with an equity lens. Foster diversity and inclusion in staffing, programs, and workplace culture.
  • Ensure that EGH is a known resource in the community by networking and developing relationships with government entities, nonprofit service providers, and other local institutions.

Resource Development

  • Collaborate with the staff Development Officer to build and implement a comprehensive funding plan focused on sustaining and growing funding streams from individuals, businesses, and foundations.
  • Build and maintain lasting relationships with donors, community members, government agencies, partners, and other key constituents.

Operations

  • Oversee the organization’s financial health, including developing long and short-range financial plans, creating and monitoring the budget, and ensuring proper financial controls are in place in partnership with the operations manager, bookkeeper, and board finance committee.
  • Develop current and long-term organizational goals and objectives.
  • Establish plans to achieve goals set with the Board of Directors and implement policies and procedures for EGH operations.
  • In partnership with Program and Operations Managers, develop programs in accordance with relevant federal, state, and local guidelines and regulations.
  • Manage vendors and contract services as needed.
  • Manage grants and contracts in partnership with grant writer. Monitor progress of agreements and maintain documentation to ensure fulfillment of agreement terms, including receipt and expenditure of funds.

 

Experience

  • Minimum 5-7 years of experience in a nonprofit leadership role or related field.
  • Experience working in housing, homelessness, or social services preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience growing and supporting staff teams through organizational growth and change.
  • Demonstrated track record of securing individual gifts and grants.
  • Experience collaborating with nonprofit boards.
  • Experience developing partnerships and leveraging community programs to strengthen an organization.
  • Strong knowledge and experience in all aspects of human resource management for employees, including but not limited to hiring, professional development, compensation, coaching and developing leaders.
  • Demonstrated understanding of nonprofit financial management.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Effective organizational and project management skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to work effectively with many different constituencies.

Application deadline:  January 28, 2022

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