Executive Director

All employees support the organization’s mission, vision and values.

Executive Director

Primary Responsibilities
The Executive Director (ED) is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs, staff, and strategic plan of the organization. Other key duties include fundraising, marketing, and community outreach. The position reports directly to the Board of Directors (BOD). The Executive Director will perform any and all other duties which are necessary for continued program viability and effective operation. The ED renders services under a contract executed by the Board of Directors, with compensation set by the board.

15-20 hours/week

Salary Range
$30-35/hour without benefits

General Responsibilities:

Programmatic Oversight

  1. Oversee all programs and projects in accordance with the organization’s mission, values, and strategic plan.
  2. Facilitate and attend community meetings for organization, as appropriate
  3. Direct research and attend trainings to ensure ongoing agency best practices.
  4. Oversee and ensure the implementation of the organization’s Communication Plan and serve as the primary agency communication liaison.
  5. Oversee grant/contract implementation to ensure appropriate and ethical adherence to grant/contract guidelines


Financial Oversight

  1. Develop resources sufficient to ensure the financial health of the organization.
  2. Responsible for the fiscal integrity of TCH, to include submission to the BOD of a proposed annual budget and monthly financial statements, which accurately reflect the financial condition of the organization.
  3. Responsible for fiscal management that generally anticipates operating within the approved budget, ensures maximum resource utilization, and maintenance of the organization in a positive financial position.
  4. Responsible for fundraising and developing other resources necessary to support TCH’s mission, vision, and strategic plan.
  5. Demonstrate understanding of local, regional, state grant opportunities, write and manage grants and provide grantor reports.


Board Liaison

  1. Responsible for assisting the BOD with agenda creation for monthly meetings
  2. Responsible for keeping the BOD informed about unmet needs, problems and gaps in services, as well as achievements and new directions within the organization.
  3. Identify, assess and inform the BOD of internal and external issues affecting TCH when appropriate


Human Resources Oversight

  1. Responsible for the provision of all staff supervised services in accordance with the organization’s policies; laws and regulations; and professional standards and practices.
  2. Employ, direct and terminate staff in accordance with the personnel policies of the organization.
  3. Collaborate with the Program Manager to create job descriptions and employment agreements, and conduct employee evaluations on an annual basis.
  4. Oversee updates related to personnel handbooks and policies every two years, or more often, as necessary.
  5. Maintain personnel files in accordance with employment laws.
  6. Establish and promote a healthy work environment in accordance with all federal/state/municipal regulations.



  1. Minimum of five years of related senior level or executive management experience or related experience.
  2. Candidates will demonstrate strong skills in fiscal management, resource development maintenance, agency and program planning, and public relations.
  3. Knowledge and understanding of best practices for agencies addressing homelessness, shelter operations, and other appropriate social services.
  4. Must have knowledge of a working non-profit organization, grant programs and services offered and experience working with a BOD.


Required Skill Set:

  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral)
  • Ability to maintain relationships with a wide variety of individuals and groups
  • Effective leadership and organizational skills
  • Team-oriented experience and approach to client services and program development
  • Excellent time management skills in all areas of responsibility
  • High level of honesty and integrity
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule
  • Fluent computer skills to include Microsoft Office
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs


Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position. (See Nondiscrimination Statement). This position is designated to serve at the pleasure of the Board (i.e. at will). Under the direction of the Board, the ED plans and is responsible for all phases of management and operation of a small nonprofit 501(c)(3) while overseeing a staff of 4 full and part-time employees. Part time, generally 20 hours per week with some schedule flexibility including some evening and weekend hours. We are looking for an Executive Director to lead the organization through our next stages of development — someone who is attuned to people, programs and community impact. If you are interested in applying for this position please send the following items: resume, cover letter and writing sample to elott@tahoewarmroom-staging.cgenbev4-liquidwebsites.com for consideration