As one of San Mateo County’s leading agencies, Samaritan House is a community based volunteer driven nonprofit organization working to meet the essential daily needs of more than 12,000 low income community members per year. For the last 40 years our goal has been to improve lives, promote self-sufficiency and preserve dignity through our supportive services. Our dedicated staff and volunteer teams lead the agency by striving for excellence by means of leveraging community resources, finding and implementing creative solutions for our community’s needs. We are proud to provide our core services free of charge and practice dignity and respect in everything we do.
Our Agency offers excellent opportunities for individuals with proven strong, creative, results driven leadership skills who possess excellent work ethic and integrity. We welcome individuals who are resilient, love working with people of diverse backgrounds and seek to make a difference by helping us create a caring community helping our neighbors in need.
The Director of Development
Under the supervision of the CEO and in collaboration with agency volunteers that include members of the Board of Directors and the Fund Development Committee, the Director of Development is responsible for Samaritan House’s overall fundraising activities in support of a $7 million annual budget. This position working in partnership with the CEO, will provide leadership and strategic fundraising direction to the agency’s Board of Directors and Development Department staff while building on existing development efforts and plans. This position will also implement and create new strategies and initiatives to retain and increase funding for all Samaritan House programs. In addition, the Development Director serves as a member of the agency’s senior management team.
This position is Full Time Salaried Exempt. Salary will depend on experience of candidate. Benefits include medical, dental, life insurance, LTD, AD&D and Paid Time Off for the first year of 22 days plus 9 paid holidays. Voluntary benefits include Vision, Retirement and AFLAC supplemental insurance options.
The Communications and PR Specialist
Under the supervision of the Development Director, the Communications Specialist is responsible for increasing the visibility of Samaritan House and its programs through public relations and marketing strategies; including working closely with various media outlets, using the internet and social media, and writing/producing/ disseminating a variety of print materials.
Position is Full time, Non-Exempt Hourly. Salary is dependent upon experience.
Benefits include: Medical, Dental, Life, LTD, AD&D, nine (9) paid holidays, first year paid time off accrual of 22 days.
Voluntary Benefits include: AFLAC salary replacement insurance plans, Retirement and Vision Care
For more information and instructions about how to apply, see the Samaritan House web site.