Executive Director

Resumes accepted until April 30, 2020

Open Doors is on a mission to grow a shelter community that enhances the quality of life for those experiencing homelessness.  

We’re looking for a highly skilled Executive Director to help us fulfill this important undertaking. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will oversee the strategic and operational efficiency of our mission, programs and staff. This seasoned leader not only understands current trends of homelessness in the city of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County, but has proven experience developing a fundraising plan and implementing it; with the ability to collaborate with potential partners to ensure that funded initiatives have strong implementation, monitoring and evaluation plans, and a high probability of success. 

This candidate must also have knowledge of basic office management software, basic financial management skills, and have the ability to work a flexible 40 hour week.  Prior experience managing and hiring staff is essential and established relationships with local community groups is a plus. Above all, he or she will be comfortable in a leadership role that demands clear communication and decisiveness.​ 


Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements: Bachelor’s degree or commensurate experience in Social Service or non-profit management or related degree. 

Salary commensurate with experience. 

Qualified candidates may submit their resumes along with 3 references by April 30, 2020 to Lee Ann Jackson:

By Email: lee_jackson@cargill.com 

By Mail: PO Box 1804 Harrisonburg, VA 22803

Phone Numbers

Office: 540-705-1908

Shelter: 540-578-3869

Office Address

317 South Main Street

Harrisonburg, VA 22801

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 1804

Harrisonburg, VA 22803

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