Executive Director: JFON Houston


8/6/2018

Justice For Our Neighbors Houston provides low income individuals and families in the greater Houston area with affordable, high quality immigration legal services and engages in immigration and advocacy. Additional information can be found at www.jfonhouston.org. The Justice for Our Neighbor Ministry program, founded in 1999 by the United Methodist Committee on Relief, has served thousands of immigrants throughout the United States. The National JFON office supports 19 JFON sites throughout the country, which collectively employ more than 30 immigration attorneys. These sites operate in 14 states and Washington, D.C., and include approximately 50 clinics that operate out of United Methodist churches and other locations. Additional information can be found at www.njfon.org .
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
The Executive Director (ED) serves as the primary leader, external champion, and internal manager of JFON Houston. Reporting to the board of directors, the ED is responsible for providing the overall leadership necessary for JFON Houston to achieve its mission. With a focus on implementing the strategic goals and objectives of the organization, the ED provides direction, leadership, and strategic management relating to program, funding, and community development.
 
The ED takes an active role in supporting and retaining outstanding staff and building a culture focused on service and empowerment. The ED represents the organization within the local community and before local government by establishing and maintaining relationships with, and aligning, major local internal and external stakeholders, including the staff team, board members, volunteers, churches, other service organizations, and immigrant civic groups, as well as foundations and private sector funders.
 
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TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION
Please send a resume along with a cover letter outlining your skills and qualifications and how you heard about this opportunity to applications@jfonhouston-ext.org using the following conventions:
 
Subject line: Executive Director, JFON-Houston
Cover Letter: yourfirstname_yourlastname_coverletter.pdf
Resume: yourfirstname_yourlastname_resume.pdf
 
Applications will be received until 5 p.m. on September 14, 2018. We are looking to fill this position immediately.