Executive Director

Job Type

Full Time




4700 SW 64 Ave Ste A
United States


Executive Director

HOPE Outreach Center Inc in  Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 USA


$60,000 to $70,000 Annually

Benefits Offered

401K, Medical

Employment Type


HOPE Outreach Center, Inc. seeks dynamic and energetic applicants for the position of Executive Director.

HOPE Outreach Center, Inc. founded in 1995, is a not-for-profit 501(c) (3) human services organization located in Davie, Florida. The center offers an immediate 'hand up' to people residing primarily in southwestern Broward County, who find themselves suddenly unable to make ends meet due to: job loss, disability, health crisis, and/or some other emergency circumstance. By providing emergent financial support, food and other educational, social and community services; HOPE Outreach Center often serves as the financial and emotional bridge that allows families in crisis to return to self-reliance and independence quickly and comfortably. The organization is funded mostly through private individual donations, complemented by corporate event sponsorships and grants, and relies on the hard work of a dedicated Board of Directors, small staff of 5 employees, and more than 150 active volunteers. The Center operates on an annual budget of just over $1 million in cash contributions and in-kind donations.

Position Overview

The Executive Director oversees the development and implementation of the organization’s Strategic Plan in accordance to its mission and vision, directs all internal and external operations, and is accountable for the implementation of the strategic plan, financial management, fundraising activities, human resources, risk management, and program design & management.

This position reports to the Board of Directors.

Major Responsibilities

Outreach and Advocacy:

· Advance HOPE Outreach Center through public speaking, and community outreach initiatives

· Engage with decision-makers at local, county and state levels

· Build relationships and collaborations with partners in alliances and coalitions

Leadership and Management:

· Direct the organization in keeping with the vision and mission as outlined by the Board of Directors

· Oversee programs and conduct on-going program evaluations to measure success

· Recommend time-lines and resources needed to achieve the organization’s strategic goals

· Actively engage with and energize the organization’s internal and external stakeholders

· Lead, coach, develop, train, evaluate, and retain qualified staff

· Oversee the effective use and maintenance of analytic donor, volunteer and client tracking software

· Oversee marketing functions, business communication systems and social media for the organization

· Provide timely and accurate information and reports to the Board of Directors for evaluation and decision making

Financial Planning and Management:

· Work closely with the Finance Committee of the Board to prepare annual budgets, financial and investment reports to assist the Board in making informed decisions regarding the organization’s finances and sustainability

· Oversee the financial status of the organization including development of long and short-range financial plans, monitor the budget, and ensure sound financial controls are in place and in compliance with local, state and federal regulations

· Set financial priorities to ensure the organization is operating in a manner that supports the needs of the programs constituents

Development and Fundraising:

· Work with the Board to secure adequate funding for the operation of the organization

· Oversee and actively participate in fundraising activities

· Develop and oversee the Annual Funding Plan

· Implement new funding strategies and approaches recommended by the Board of Directors

· Oversee the grant-writing program in support of the organization’s programs and activities

Professional Qualifications:

· Ideally an earned (MSW) Master of Social Work degree (or a closely related discipline) from a regionally accredited university or college or Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, or related fields

· Five or more years of senior non-profit management experience either as Executive Director, Assistant Director or Fundraising Director

· Strong leadership skills and organizational abilities

· Significant board development, donor development, fundraising, marketing/branding experience

· Ability to interface and engage a diverse volunteer force

· Fiscal management and keen analytic, organization and problem solving skills, which support and enable sound decision making

· Excellent coalition building skills with an ability to communicate and work effectively with a variety of internal and external stakeholders; a persuasive negotiator able to achieve consensus amongst differing opinions

· Outstanding presentation, written and oral communication skills

· Experience and proclivity to be an outgoing spokesperson, relationship builder, and fundraiser

· Strong commitment to the professional development of staff; successful track record of recruiting and retaining a diverse team

· Strong ability to organize effectively, delegate responsibility, solve problems quickly and communicate clearly

· Advanced skills in, analytical donor, volunteer and client software, MS Office and professional accounting software

· Advance skills in Social Media Communications

· Fluency in English, and proficiency in Spanish a plus


Salary and benefits are competitive with similarly sized nonprofits in South Florida

To Apply:

· Provide cover letter and resume

· No phone inquiries please

About HOPE Outreach Center Inc:

HOPE Outreach Center's Mission is:


Helping Other People Everyday by providing services and support that immediately improve the quality of life for those in need in our communities. 


The Purpose of HOPE Outreach Center, Inc. is to build stronger and more thriving communities through program & services that:

Help youth succeed

1. Strengthen and support families in need

2. Assist the elderly, home-bound and sick

This is accomplished with the help of a small staff and a large volunteer force who share their time, expertise and talents.

HOPE Outreach Center, Inc. is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) founded in 1995. The Davie-based center offers an immediate 'hand up' to people in the community who find themselves suddenly unable to make ends meet due to a job loss, disability, health crisis, and/or some other emergency circumstance. By providing emergent financial support, food and other educational and social services, HOPE Outreach Center often serves as the financial and emotional bridge that allows families in crisis to return to self-reliance and independence quickly and comfortably


401K, Medical

Level of Language Proficiency

English and Spanish

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply


Please submit resume to info@hopeoutreachfl.org