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.


Executive Director
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 current ED who will be retiring in the fall. 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 evolution of a highly respected and financially healthy organization.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Leads and develops the EGH staff. Manages all aspects of human resource management for employees including but not limited to hiring, professional development, compensation, and supporting the team to successfully execute EGH mission.
  • Demonstrates a strong commitment to antiracism and leads with an equity lens. Fosters diversity and inclusion in staffing, programs, and workplace culture.
  • Organizes develops, and directs programs in accordance with relevant federal, state, and local guidelines and regulations.
  • Networks, builds, and maintains relationships with other organizations, including government, corporate and nonprofit community partners.
  • Prepares an annual, comprehensive funding plan and development program focused on establishing new funding streams from public and corporate/foundation sources and developing the individual donor base.
  • Is responsible for grants and contracts management; monitors progress of agreements and maintains documentation to ensure fulfillment of agreement terms including receipt and expenditure of funds.
  • Oversees all accounting functions including those necessary for auditing, budgeting, financial analysis, capital assets, property management, and payroll. Manages vendors and services.
  • Develops current and long-term organizational goals and objectives as well as policies and procedures for EGH operations.   Establishes plans to achieve goals set with the Board of Directors and implements policies, subject to approval by the Board of Directors.
  • Partners with the Board of Directors to ensure effective governance.  Leads and implements strategic planning with the Board of Directors.

Ideal Candidate Qualifications

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

  • Management:  Financial acumen, with a track record of successfully planning, budgeting and forecasting for nonprofit organizations.
  • Job Knowledge:  Understands the technical aspects of managing a nonprofit organization.
  • Initiative in Fulfilling the Organization’s Goals:  Recognizes and brings to the attention of the Board President issues that affect the organization and implements plans to reach organizational goals as determined with the EGH Board. 
  • Communication:  Communicates effectively with multiple audiences using a variety of formats.
  • Dependability and Integrity:  Seeks increased responsibility while remaining conscientious, thorough, accurate, and reliable with respect to achieving the organization’s goals, and serving the needs of the clients, board, community and staff. 
  • Commitment to the EGH Cause: Ability to see the potential and deep humanity in women who are dealing with poverty and homelessness. Clear understanding of the issues, barriers, and systems that women dealing with homelessness face.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s Degree preferred.  Minimum three years of experience in management, nonprofit operational and financial management, or related field.
  • Demonstrated experience in growing, stabilizing and supporting staff teams through organizational growth and change, and experience coaching and developing leaders.
  • Successful community fundraiser with a demonstrated track record of requesting and receiving individual gifts and grants.
  • Experience and enthusiasm for cultivating and collaborating with nonprofit boards and volunteers.
  • Experience developing partnerships and leveraging community programs to strengthen an organization.

Additional Details

This position is located in Seattle, WA and includes competitive pay, incentive, PTO

and benefits stipend.  Salary range is $85,000 to $95,000, commensurate with experience.

EGH provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants

for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, and genetics. 


START DATE: October 18, 2021


Send your resume and introduction letter to: Board Vice President Marie-Claude Milot with “Executive Director” and your last name in the subject line.

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