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Executive Director - Homeless Veterans Fellowship

Organization's Mission: The mission of Homeless Veterans Fellowship is to provide a stabilized living environment, counseling services, and additional programs that will enable homeless veterans and veterans at risk of being homeless to return to self-sufficiency.

Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at HVF will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. HVF does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, maternity/paternity status or any other characteristic protected by law. HVF is a veteran friendly organization.

Position Summary: Under the direction of the Chair of the Board of Directors, the director
• organizes, directs and supervises the total operation of HVF.
• maintains a professional relationship with clientele, other federal, state and community agencies and other HVF supporters.
• networks with existing community resources and develops resources for the accomplishment of HVF programs.
• provides support for staff in their responsibilities.
The Director operates from a hands-on approach of assisting the dedicated staff in meeting the needs of the participants. This is actually doing the front line work, when needed and not just going to meetings and/or sitting behind a desk all day.

Primary Responsibilities: 1. Monitors programs and services insuring that the needs of veterans are answered within program guidelines, and that programs operate at optimum efficiency. Insures program compliance by staff and clients. Maintains case files on program participants. Works closely with partner agencies including the VA Medical Center, Catholic Community Services, Deseret Industries, Salvation Army, LDS Social Services, Veteran Service Organizations and others. Tracks distribution programs, collects data and makes reports on program functions on a monthly and yearly basis.
2. Develops and maintains sources of funding to support HVF programs. Prepares and presents evidence to secure funds for maintaining and improving programs. Works with the Board to prepare grants and proposals for funding agency programs. Provides a creative influence to protect existing resources and to secure new resources.
3. Operates within the annual budget as approved by the Board of Directors. Assists in the preparation of budgets for funding agencies such as United Way, State of Utah and others. Develops monthly, yearly and other periodic reports in response to requirements of the Board, funding agencies and good business practices.
4. Directs a public relations program making optimal use of the press and other media. Accepts speaking opportunities and participates in community-wide activities.
5. Provides leadership to staff including direction, evaluation, training, counseling, and maintains records consistent with a human resources role. Works with the Board of Directs to fill vacancies and/or develop new positions. Acts as the intermediary between staff and the Board of Directors. Assists in the development and revision of personnel policies. Develops sources of volunteer help. Develops and maintains a working library of operating procedures, regulations and other appropriate material.
6. Oversees the upkeep and maintenance of buildings and grounds. Insures compliance with written transitional and permanent housing program participant agreements.
7. Promotes a close working relationship with the Chair of the Board. Responds to program and other activities deemed appropriate by the Board. Acts as an ex-efficio member of the Board. Briefs the Board on ongoing issues and programs. Recommends additional programs for consideration by the Board.

Desired Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in social work, education or business, with several years of nonprofit experience and three to five years of experience in personnel management, social service work, administration and/or related experience(s).

Benefits / Why Work With Us: paid time off
403b retirement plan
health insurance

How to Apply: Email resume and cover letter to The cover letter should include a detailed description of your experience managing a non-profit and administering government grants.

Location: Ogden 


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Contact: Homeless Veterans Fellowship
: 801-392-7662

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Last Updated: 11/3/22