Executive Director

Employer: Sweet Evening Breeze Inc.

Job Description

Sweet Evening Breeze Inc. (SEB), located in Louisville, is seeking an Executive Director.  The mission of SEB is to provide LGBTQ+-affirming services to youth and young adults between the ages of 18 and 24 who are experiencing housing insecurity or homelessness. SEB is a newly incorporated 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and we are seeking a dynamic Executive Director to help us transition to our next phase as a service-providing organization.

Salary Range: $55,000 - $65,000

Job Requirements:

Primary responsibilities include:
researching and securing a physical location to operate as a homeless shelter,
supervising a case manager that coordinates a host homes program,
fundraising,
acting as a liaison to relevant community organizations,
maintaining contacts with community members,
communicating with board members,
organizing community events,
preparing grant applications,
preparing grant reports, and
performing other tasks as needed to achieve the goal of providing LGBTQ+-affirming services to unstably housed youth and young adults.

Experience and understanding of LGBTQ+ youth culture and issues facing unstably housed young people required.
Bachelor degree required, Master degree preferred.
Experience with crisis response, long-term transitional housing, and/or host homes programs preferred.
Salary and benefits are competitive.

How to Apply:

Email resume and cover letter to Dr. Emma Sterrett-Hong at
emma.sterrett-hong@sweeteveningbreeze.org by March 23, 2020.
Finalists will be invited to participate in an in-person interview.