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3055 NE 28th Drive, Gainesville, FL 32609

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Safety, Impact, and Respect

GRACE Marketplace is a the only low barrier, one-stop homeless shelter in North Central Florida Each member of our team is dedicated to one mission - ending homelessness. Our core values of safety, impact, and respect drive our approach to serve our guests each day.

GRACE is an equal opportunity employer, and provides health and dental insurance, generous PTO, and the best team you could ever hope to work with!

If you're ready to end homelessness in Alachua County - we invite you to join our team today! 


Shelter Operations Manager

Salary $40,000 - $45,000 +benefits
Reports to Director of Shelter Services
Status Full-time, exempt
   
   

How to apply: Email a resume and cover letter to Jeff Gruver, Director of Shelter Services, at [email protected] 

The Shelter Operations Manager works directly with shelter services staff to ensure all shelter and day services are delivered in accordance with GRACE’s mission, vision, and values. This position is responsible for managing the daily operations of all emergency shelter programs, including supervision of the shelter operations team (scheduling, training, handling staffing issues, and data quality and collection). The Shelter Operations Manager works collaboratively with the Director of Shelter Services and the management team to develop and implement staff training, identify opportunities for program improvement, and to ensure the shelter operations team has the tools and resources needed to perform their jobs effectively. 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Coordinate GRACE shelter and day service operations to ensure shelter teams prioritize work and activities that will end someone’s homelessness in keeping with our core values of safety, impact, and respect. 
  • Coordinate, prepare and manage administrative tasks such as scheduling and time-off requests. 
  • Work with the Director of Shelter Services to provide initial and ongoing training for shelter staff, including record keeping. 
  • Develop and implement procedures to ensure consistent service delivery across AM, PM, and overnight shifts to ensure guests receive the highest level of service.

Secondary Responsibilities

  • Serve as a first point of contact for shelter staff to address day-to-day problems, including issues with other staff members, questions about policies and procedures, and other questions or concerns. 
  • Maintain data quality and data integrity across all shelter programs by ensuring proper data collection methods are followed. Provide regular review and correction of data from all programs in HMIS.

Requirements

  • Understands Housing First
  • Knowledge of Google Suite
  • Strong organizational and communication skills (written & oral)
  • Ability to interact with all persons in a professional manner encompassing behavior, dress, language, and attitude. 
  • Knowledge of nonprofit organizations and homeless services is a plus
  • Knowledge of HMIS is a plus

Physical demands

Light physical demands (lots of listening, some talking, and more listening. Working on the computer and phone. Lifting guest belongings and other materials, and occasionally working long days, nights, or weekends).

Culture and Benefits

GRACE is an exciting, fast-paced organization filled with some of the best people you could ever hope to meet. All of our programs - day services, permanent housing, emergency shelter, volunteers, and more - are organized around three core values: Safety, Impact, and Respect. We’re on a mission to end homelessness, and we’re always looking for new and innovative ways to improve what we do. GRACE offers flexibility and opportunities to make your work schedule fit your life. GRACE offers competitive wages, health and dental insurance, generous PTO, and a number of other benefits. 


Advancement Coordinator

Salary Range $40,000 - $45,000 + benefits
Reports to Director of Advancement
Reporting to this position Interns & Volunteers
Status Full-Time, Exempt
Benefits Eligible for Health, Dental, and Life Insurance

 

The Advancement Coordinator works under the direct supervision of the Director of Advancement. The responsibilities of the Advancement Coordinator include managing the agency’s annual fund, managing the donor database, coordinating donor stewardship, and managing in-kind donations. The Advancement Coordinator plays a key role in the day-to-day operation of GRACE’s advancement initiatives. 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage daily donations to the annual fund and enter donations in the donor database. Including regular communications with the Finance Manager to ensure the advancement office is informed of money coming
  • Makes a phone call to every new donor within the first 48 hours of their gift being made
  • Manage and coordinate donor stewardship, including but not limited to creating weekly call sheets and real-time notice for major gifts. 
  • Manage in-kind donations, including entering in-kind donation receipts in the donor database, answering donor phone calls. Running acknowledgments for in-kind donations daily.
  • Provide support for all campaigns, initiatives, and events in collaboration with the advancement team

Secondary Responsibilities

  • Assists the Assistant Director of Advancement with managing GRACE social media accounts
  • Regularly monitor data quality in the donor database
  • Assist Director of Advancement with creating mailing lists for direct mail campaigns
  • Provides coverage during meal group service as needed requiring occasional shifts in the late afternoon and weekend 

Requirements

  • Two to five years of experience in nonprofit development and advancement, and a proven track record of helping people meet their philanthropic goals by partnering with mission-driven nonprofit organizations
  • Experience with marketing, public relations and communications a plus
  • Enthusiastic, excited, and capable of managing small teams to meet goals. Great with attention to detail, follow-through, and able to work under pressure to meet deadlines and prioritize tasks. 
  • Motivated self-starter with an entrepreneurial drive and creative disposition to generate new ideas and strategies that help build a dynamic and compelling fundraising program.
  • Superior organizational and communication skills (written & oral)
  • Ability to interact with all persons in a professional manner encompassing behavior, dress, language, and attitude. 
  • Ability to work evenings, occasional weekends, and some holidays.

Physical demands

Light physical demands (lots of listening, some talking, and more listening. Working on the computer and phone. Driving to appointments and events. Lifting light equipment/materials, and occasionally working long days, nights, or weekends).

Culture and Benefits

GRACE is an exciting, fast-paced organization filled with some of the best people you could ever hope to meet. All of our programs - day services, permanent housing, emergency shelter, volunteers, and more - are organized around three core values: Safety, Impact, and Respect. We’re on a mission to end homelessness, and we’re always looking for new and innovative ways to improve what we do. GRACE offers opportunities to make your work schedule fit your life.

Instructions for Applying

Interested applicants should email their resume and cover letter to John Thomas, Director of Advancement at [email protected] This position closes Friday, April 16, 2021. The successful applicant will be expected to start in May 2021. 


 

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING

Lauren Poe
Mayor, Gainesville, FL
"They're doing remarkable work and changing the lives of hundreds and hundreds of people."
Dr. Bernie Machen
President Emeritus, UF
"GRACE's early success represents a truly remarkable launch of a much-needed community resource."

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