Do you have a passion for helping others and working with adults in need of support? YWCA Columbus is seeking a well-qualified Managing Director to join our Housing program. As an integral member of the management team, this position is responsible for shaping, administering, overseeing, and evaluating resident engagement, security and programming for all housing programs at the YWCA: both the permanent supportive housing program (Women’s Residency) and the emergency homeless shelter (Family Center). Oversees the day-to-day operation of both Programs, leading a team of clinical and operating professionals.
Examples of Duties
- Guide and continuously evaluate the vision, planning, implementation and results of housing program, including recommending new programming to improve residents’ community-building; skills building; and recreational enjoyment.
- Develop new partnerships to support new programming onsite, and seek out grant opportunities to support these efforts.
- Maintain primary responsibility for developing an annual budget and operating plan to support the program, and coordinate with Directors on budgetary needs. Monitor and approve budgeted program expenditures.
- Ensure compliance with all external contracts for onsite programming, including reintroducing CSCC student-led programming onsite.
- Direct the operations of the EARN store and food pantry; seek opportunities for enhancing fresh food access for residents.
- Oversee the security and safety of residents, staff, and building, including cross-training of staff on relevant protocols.
- Ensure that program adheres to local, state, and federal regulations, mandated performance standards, and measurements. Coordinate with Directors on CARF and Gateway audits and compliance. Evaluate feasibility of a system to provide Medicaid reimbursement services.
Top candidates will have a minimum of ten years’ experience working with the homeless population, mental health, and/or substance abuse disorders. A four-year degree in a social service field is strongly preferred, as is five years supervisory experience. Must have the ability to work flexible hours, as the schedule can vary based on the needs of the program.
- Medical, dental and vision insurance
- Retirement Plan and 401k
- Discounted child care at a Five-Star rated facility!
YWCA Columbus is one of Columbus, Ohio’s oldest social justice organizations. Our mission, to eliminate racism and empower women serves as a catalyst and advocate for change, justice and good. We fulfill our mission and promote dignity for all by addressing urgent issues for today, supporting those in need through our housing programs, igniting the community by confronting the uncomfortable truths about the things that put people on unequal footing – racism, sexism and poverty, and we are commit to the future generation through our education and leadership programming. YWCA Columbus is part of a national network of YWCA associations across the United States and one of fourteen in Ohio. In 2019, more than 2,800 volunteers, logging more than 12,000 volunteer hours, helped YWCA Columbus fulfill its mission. Our programs served and supported more than 5,000 people in the central Ohio area and we are poised to deliver a greater impact this year.
YWCA Columbus is seeking a passionate and experienced Chief Advancement and Engagement Officer to join our team. As an integral member of the executive team, this position will be responsible for successfully leading, creating, and implementing an integrated fundraising strategy while maintaining and developing relationships.
The Chief Advancement and Engagement Officer will support the Chief Executive Officer and YWCA Columbus governing and endowment boards in cultivating and soliciting major gifts from individuals, corporations, foundations and others. The Chief Advancement and Engagement Officer will lead a team of professionals responsible for fundraising, volunteer engagement, material donation, marketing, communications, and special events.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
- Oversees and sets the direction and strategy of fund development for the organization, including
- Develops the annual fundraising plan and fundraising goals for the organization
- Oversees fundraising strategy and execution for donor engagement, identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of major gifts, individual, foundation and corporate donors on an ongoing basis
- Responsible for high-level oversight of collaborative event planning and integrated marketing strategy
- Oversees dynamic volunteer engagement and material donation programs
- Develops and executes a strategic fundraising and integrated marketing communications plan in collaboration with team members
- Establishes performance measures, monitors results and evaluates the effectiveness of the advancement team and strategies
- Ensures a culture where effective teamwork, collaboration and innovation are expected, recognized and rewarded; leads by example with regard to appropriate risk-taking, cross organizational cooperation and clear standards of conduct
- Ensures compliance with all relevant regulations and laws, maintains accountability standards to donors and ensures compliance with code of ethical principles of professional conduct for fundraising executives
- Represents YWCA Columbus in the community for the purpose of amplifying the reputation by attending and/or speaking at public events
- Oversees the preparation and management of the annual department budget
- Advises the CEO, President and Board of Directors on matters related to fundraising and philanthropy; maintains effective working relationships with the Board of Directors, staff members, volunteers, individual donors, foundations, corporations and program partners.
Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in business, nonprofit management, or equivalent. Advanced degree(s) in business, public administration, accounting or finance strongly preferred, CFRE preferred. Minimum of 7 years professional development experience, with at least 3 years in a leadership role. Minimum of 5 years professional experience managing projects and teams. Minimum 7 years or more experience in fundraising. A demonstrated track record of working with board members, high net worth individuals, private foundations and corporations. Understanding of and experience with a variety of philanthropic channels among them: annual fund and major gift programs, planned giving, and foundation and corporate partnerships Knowledge of Raisers Edge, Microsoft Office Suite and database best practices and management theory.
YWCA Columbus offers medical, dental, vision and life insurance, a retirement plan and 401k, and discounted child care. Salary commensurate with experience.