Full Time Executive Director in Portland Metro at Sisters Of The Road

Executive Director

Sisters Of The Road

Location: Portland Metro
Industry: Fundraising, Jobs, Non-Profit, Social Services
Type: Full Time

Sisters Of The Road’s core program is our Cafe, but we do more than just feed people: we build a cross-class, cross-cultural community one person at a time, and we organize to dismantle systems that lead to hunger and houselessness. Since 1979, Sisters has centered the philosophy of nonviolence in our work with folks experiencing extreme poverty and houselessness, building transformative relationships over good food and conversation. Sisters is now seeking an Executive Director who can join us in that work as a grounding and an invigorating force, someone who is deeply motivated by our mission. Our next Executive Director will be committed to the values and philosophies of Nonviolence, Gentle Personalism, Racial Justice, and Anti-oppressive practice. They will utilize strong skills in self-reflection to create an awareness of their role in the dynamics of privilege. They will value a collaborative leadership style and empower others to identify, create, and implement solutions. They will be adept at nonprofit management, including financial oversight, fund development, staff support and accountability, and strategic planning. They will be flexible, creative, and steady while working collaboratively to create a supportive space with Sisters’ vibrant community at the heart. Compensation includes annual salary plus fully paid dental and
health insurance, vacation time, sick leave, sabbatical, and civil disobedience leave.

Application Guidelines:

Please e-mail as three separate attachments, in PDF format, to ed-hire@sistersoftheroad.org:
— Your resume AND
— A cover letter addressing: your experience with nonprofit management and leadership, including long-term strategic planning; your experience with budgeting and fiscal oversight; your experience with fundraising; your experience with sharing power; and why you are committed to the philosophies and processes Sisters Of The Road uses to address homelessness and poverty AND
— Your written responses to all the following questions:
What is your experience with racism, classism, sexism, and other oppressions?
What do you think is/are the root cause/s of homelessness or poverty?
What part of Sisters philosophies do you relate to the most?
What is your understanding of your privilege?

Salary: $54,000-$57,000 annually
Application Link: https://sistersoftheroad.org/contact-us/employment/