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Jobs at Family Promise provide an exciting opportunity to make a difference in the lives of families experiencing homelessness or housing insecurity.

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Available Positions

We are hiring a new Executive Director! 
 

Family Promise of Juneau (FPJ) is hiring a full-time Executive Director. Salary: $80,000-$100,000/year.

 

FPJ is building a community to end childhood homelessness in Juneau. We carry out this mission by providing:
​Prevention Services - personal case management and financial support to remain housed,
​Shelter - a community network of volunteers who provide shelter and hospitality, and
​Stabilization - referral services and graduate support.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Executive Director (ED) is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing the agency's operations and programs. The ED coordinates the program components which include host congregations, volunteers, staff,​ referring and supporting agencies, day center, client care, and transportation. The ED oversees all direct services to our clients: families experiencing homelessness or housing insecurity. The ED provides proactive leadership to effectively reach and assist families in a housing crisis in Juneau. The ED is required to work cooperatively with the Board of Directors and representatives of various organizations to effectively serve the diverse populations in the Juneau community. 

 

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide leadership and management to ensure that the mission and values of Family Promise of Juneau are practiced

  • Evaluate and advise on the impact of long-range planning, strategies, and regulatory action

  • Collaborate with the Board of Directors to develop, communicate, and implement plans for the operation, processes, and personnel designed to accomplish the organization's objectives.

  • Create annual budget in coordination with the Fund Development committee to ensure that financial objectives are obtained.

  • Pursue appropriate funding opportunities:  grants, individual/congregation donations, corporate giving and special events.

  • Provide and coordinate training for volunteers and devise strategies to retain volunteers.

  • Foster a positive, collaborative, and accountable environment within the organization.

  • Work collaboratively with community leaders, providers and administrators to develop and implement programs consistent with organization objectives and community needs.

  • Represent the organization at community meetings and on task forces.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS

  • Problem-solving— identifies and resolves problems promptly; gathers, synthesizes and analyzes information skillfully.

  • Communication—uses articulate communication, both oral and written; speaks clearly and persuasively; demonstrates group presentation skills and conducts productive meetings.

  • Delegation—delegates work assignments.

  • ​Leadership—inspires and motivates others to perform well; accepts feedback.

  • Quality management—identifies and implements measures to improve and promote quality.

  • ​Judgment—evaluates information and makes sound and ethical decisions. 

  • Planning/organizing—prioritizes and plans work, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action.

  • ​Safety and security—observes safety and security procedures and provides safe boundaries.

  • Fund development—identifies and submits grant proposals, complies with grant requirements, and builds relationships with donors.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION

Preferred: Bachelor’s degree or higher in social work, public administration, public health, or related field and a minimum of 3 years’ experience in community work. ​

TO APPLY
Send a cover letter, resume, and 3 references to dspencerak@gmail.com.

​Application deadline: 5 PM AKST October 16, 2023.

Family Promise of Juneau is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

FPJ'S Families of 1000:

  1. Alan and Mana Akiyama

  2. Eric and Janelle Anderson

  3. James and Jean Alter

  4. Dale and Honeybee Anderson

  5. Mary Capobianco

  6. Randy Coleman and Lisa Lindeman

  7. Jacque Farnsworth

  8. Edward Flanagan

  9. Kimberly Kiefer and Pat McLear

  10. Barb & Ronald Kreher

  11. Jon & Anne Kurland

  12. Don and Janet Kussart

  13. Mary Lou Madden

  14. Anthony and Amanda Mallott

  15. Anonymous

  16. Peter and Julie Neyhart

  17. Elfrida Nord

  18. Julie North

  19. Joe and Julie Orsi

  20. Scott and Annette Ranger

  21. Anonymous

  22. Kathryn Troll

  23. Linda Wild

FPJ'S Families of 500:

  1. Jack and Margie Beedle

  2. Barbara Bechtold & John Tomaro

  3. Nico and Susan Bus

  4. Jennifer and Shane Carson

  5. Mike and Sara Chambers

  6. Debera Cokeley

  7. Melinda and Tom Cosgrove

  8. Odette Edgar

  9. Mary and Thomas Fitterer

  10. Vickie Gartley

  11. Carla Goeransson and Thomas Chapple

  12. Jim Grammel & Ann Gifford

  13. Rebecca Hall

  14. Stephanie Hoag & John Staub

  15. Eileen Hosey

  16. Sean & Jennifer Huntley

  17. Catherine Johnson

  18. Beverly and Keith Kelton

  19. Madeleine Lefebvre and Dave Dierdorff

  20. Carol May

  21. Linda McCargar and George Partlow

  22. Michael McMullen

  23. Peter and Jane Mores

  24. Cynthia and David Morris

  25. Cynthia D Morris

  26. Myra Munson

  27. Julie and Gordy Olson

  28. Josephine Pegues

  29. Anonymous

  30. Mike and Andi Story

  31. Michelle and Steve Strickler

  32. Brendan Vaughn & Shannon Fisher

  33. Karlynn and Richard Welling

  34. Anonymous

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