Hagar's House Program Director
First Grace United Methodist
Hagar's House Program Director The Hagar's House Program Director will be responsible for coordinating and supporting a 24/7 home for women and children. (www.HagarsHouseNOLA.org) They will be responsible for maintaining a safe, open, beautiful spirit, community and building at Hagar’s House. They will coordinate and support house staff and volunteers, work directly with residents, cover on call and house shifts, organize weekly and holiday programming, maintain the physical structure, cleanliness and beauty of the house/space, help coordinate and be present for Hagar’s House fundraisers, support the executive director and board in thanking and maintaining relationships with Hagar's House donors and supporters, possibly help with other administrative needs, maintain relationships with community partners, participate in staff, house and board meetings, and coordinate/complete other tasks required to run a 24/7 home for women and children. REQUIRED Experience advancing Hagar’s House community values of social justice, including but not limited to racial justice, immigration justice, transgender & LGBQ rights, language access, and environmental justice. Commitment to working with a team of current staff members who are diverse in race, gender, sexuality, ability, and experience. Significant experience (2+ years, ideally) coordinating and supporting a team of staff, interns and/or volunteers. Either significant life/work experience or a degree in social work, nonprofit management, social justice, theology or a related field Ability to implement community living guidelines and support day-to-day details while also thinking big picture and keeping the needs of a whole community in mind. Ability to manage a program and budget: find creative solutions, use limited resources frugally, and organize holistic programming on a small budget Ability to organize one's own schedule and house staffing schedule and tasks to help make sure all house needs are met, residents and staff are supported, and the physical house is repaired and kept clean, safe, and beautiful. Competence in communicating and JOYFULLY interacting with others of diverse cultural, geographic, and economic backgrounds in a professional and compassionate manner, including interacting with individuals experiencing substantial levels of emotional, physical, or other hardship. Ability to use Microsoft programs, email, google docs, and basic database software.
Posting Dates: 
12/09/2019 to 01/05/2020
Job Type: 
Full time
Job Category: 
New Orleans
Contact Name: 
Angela Davis
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