Employment Opportunities

Current Openings:

  • Director of Development & Communications
  • House Parent (PRN)

Equal Opportunity Employment
The hiring, assignment and promotion of employees shall be based on qualifications and abilities, without regard to characteristics protected by federal, state and local regulations (race, color, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age (40 or older), disability, genetic information, veteran status and familial status.


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Director of Development & Communications

Founded in faith, the mission of The Haven of Grace is to empower young, pregnant, homeless women to overcome homelessness and to achieve stability. With expectations of accountability, we provide a nurturing home, educational programs and long-term support for mother and child. The Haven of Grace strives to instill hope, dignity and the pride of independence, one family at a time.

POSITION SUMMARY

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Development and Communications is responsible for developing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating the agency’s fundraising and marketing plan. This position supervises the Development Manager and is responsible for raising the funds necessary to achieve the Haven of Grace’s mission. This position is full-time, salaried and exempt.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Following ethical fundraising practices and procedures,

  • Participate in development and monitoring of annual budget for Haven of Grace
  • Develop and implement annual fundraising and communication plans and monitor for achievement of goals
  • Develop and implement comprehensive fundraising strategies that  include individual donors, fundraising events, corporate and foundation support
  • Mentor, develop and supervise staff and vendors as appropriate
  • Provide effective support for volunteer and board committees
  • Participate as an active member of The Haven’s leadership team and develop a culture of philanthropy within the organization

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS

  • 3-5 years non-profit fundraising; major gifts experience preferred
  • Experience with donor database management, including analysis of reports to propel action
  • Experience working with non-profit boards and high level donors and volunteers
  • Bachelor’s degree or commensurate experience
  • Team player, team leader, collaborator
  • Highly positive approach and enthusiastic style capable of motivating others
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent project management and planning skills
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft and Outlook applications

Qualified candidates should submit cover letter with salary requirements or salary history and resume to kbrown@havenofgracestl.org no later than January 31, 2018. No phone calls, please.

The Haven of Grace is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


House Parent (PRN)

MISSION
As a ministry in faith, our mission is to empower young, pregnant, homeless women to overcome homelessness and to achieve stability. With expectations of accountability, we provide a nurturing home, educational programs and long-term support for mother and child. The Haven of Grace strives to instill hope, dignity and the pride of independence one family at a time.

POSITION SUMMARY
Reporting to the Program Manager, the House Parent PRN is available and responsible to fill in for House Parent’s when they are unavailable.  The House Parent PRN provides direct care and educational opportunities while interacting with both mothers and children to foster healthy relationships, positive skills, and provide a supportive living environment.  This position is on an as needed basis and nonexempt.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Focus on client needs; anticipate, understand, and respond to the needs of  clients to meet or exceed their expectations
  • Participate, role model and teach parenting skills
  • Participate, role model and teach household management skills
  • Assist and support program outcomes and evaluation
  • Track, review and ensure accurate record keeping and provide reports
  • Participate actively in volunteer supervision and engagement
  • Maintain a clean and healthy living environment
  • Be available for work
  • Is a positive ambassador for The Haven of Grace

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • High School Diploma/GED with additional training in child development, social services, nursing etc.
  • Residential experience preferred
  • Microsoft Office experience
  • Must have own vehicle and possess a current, valid driver’s license and meet The Haven of Grace requirements for insurance
  • Must be flexible to work holidays, evenings, overnights and weekends

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

  • Highly positive and enthusiastic style capable of motivating others
  • Skilled in de-escalation, conflict resolution and mediation
  • Excellent relationship management skills
  • Excellent project management, and planning skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Meet scheduled deadlines and perform routine tasks with minimal supervision
  • Approaches all issues with a win-win attitude that respects the dignity of all parties
  • Comfortable serving as a role model and preference for working in a faith-based environment
  • Knowledgeable in providing child care for infants to age five
  • Culturally competent and sensitive to the issues facing low-income, urban households

WORK ENVIRONMENT
Most of the work for this position is performed within a residential setting with crisis management being a key component.  The employee will need to travel to meetings and conferences and transport clients, donors, volunteers and others in personal vehicle and upon submission of proper documentation will be reimbursed for mileage at current agency rate. Employee is required to have reliable personal transportation.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily, as well as possess the skills and meet the demands outlined in this job description and core competencies.

Employee acknowledges and understands that The Haven of Grace reserves the right to modify the contents of this job description or to assign alternate and additional duties and responsibilities. Nothing in this job description is intended to alter or alters the at-will nature of employees’ employment at The Haven of Grace.

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