PO Box 3701, Jersey City, NJ 07302 familypromisehudsonco@gmail.com (201) 448-1839


Executive Director

Position Summary: The Executive Director will report to the Family Promise of Hudson County Board of Directors. The position is multi-faceted and is composed of the following:

Host Congregation Relations
– Coordinating the hosting schedule
– Training of host congregation volunteers prior to each congregation’s first hosting week.
– Maintaining ongoing communication with all host congregations to ensure that the needs of the guests are being met.
– Managing the Volunteer Coordinators at each host congregation
– Recruit new host and support congregations to expand the network’s ability to serve families

Community Relations
– Serving as the key contact for Family Promise of Hudson County to the community, media, volunteers, hosting congregation and guests
– Seek opportunities to civic, religious and other groups about the organization
– Networking with outside agencies and organizations to develop strategies relationships that will be mutually beneficial

Administration and Accounting
– Administering all policies and procedures established by Board of Directors
– Overseeing the daily financial operations approving expenditures and ensuring their alignment with the organization’s budget
– Keeping legal documents, contracts and licenses up to date
– Managing the operating budget, including regular financial reporting to the Board of Directors.
– Managing operations at the Day Center, including transportation services, guest programs and overall administrative functions required in a small business
– Act as staff representative to the Board of Directors at all Board meetings

– Ensuring that staffing levels are adequate; and staff and volunteers are well-trained and properly screened
– Approving time sheets
– Processing payroll
– Managing paid staff and volunteers, including setting goals, motivation, performance evaluations, hiring, discipline and terminations
– Monitoring staffing levels and duties and adjusting as needed to ensure operational stability

Emergency Shelter
– Be on-call to resolve issues with the current guests, staff and volunteers with the exception of designated time-off

– Ensuring that Family Promise of Hudson County is meeting all requirements for financial, regulatory and legal compliance
– Maintaining impeccable records that can be used for grant writing and for reporting to the Board of Directors
– Provide quarterly, annual and fiscal year statistics reports

Funds Development
– Working directly with the Board on fundraising opportunities
– Identifying funders and submitting inquiries where appropriate
– Encouraging the Board to identify funders, act on connections or make introductions
– Writing grant applications
– Applying for government grants annually
– Creating a quarterly newsletter highlighting the program
– Producing donor acknowledgments
– Grant reports
– Processing government vouchers

Job Type: Part-time
Salary: $25.00 /hour

Interested candidates can submit a resume and cover letter to FPHudsonPresident@gmail.com.