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Chief Executve Officer
Home Sweet Home Ministries Inc
Bloomington, Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 11/16/2007
Job Type: Full-Time
The CEO oversees all areas of HSH operations including staff leadership, fiscal management, programming, community and donor relations, and business management of the thrift stores.
The ideal candidate will be a committed Christian with a graduate degree or equivalent experience, well-developed leadership and communication skills, knowledge of the nonprofit sector, business management experience, and a passion for working to help homeless and addicted persons overcome obstacles to independent living.
Christian--able to relate to a personal testimony of salvation through faith in Jesus Christ
Professional with a demonstrated track record of fiscal responsibility.
Strong leadership abilities and mastery of the skills and understanding of business administration
Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills
A positive and effective community presence and demonstrated fundraising skills
A passion for working to overcome the challenges facing homeless, low income, and addicted populations
A fundamental understanding of the environment of social service agencies and their clientele
Effective lobbying skills as well as experience and connections working with local, state, and federal government officials and agencies
Insights and skills of an experienced leader who can accomplish the mission and objectives of the ministry through the efforts of staff and volunteers
Ability to work with a highly committed volunteer board
Successful track record in attracting, developing and retaining a strong staff
Knowledge of drug and alcohol addiction identification, management, and recovery
MPA/MBA or related graduate degree preferred