Executive Director

Executive Director

Executive Director 150 150 FamilyTime FamilyTime
FamilyTime Crisis & Counseling Center
March 4, 2020
Job Type
1203 S Houston Avenue
Contact Name (not public)
Susan Meinholz


FamilyTime is seeking a visionary and strategic Executive Director (ED) to take the organization to the next level. The successful candidate will be passionate about our mission to provide services and programs to encourage the mental health and wellness of the community as well as promote safety and support for the prevention of domestic and sexual violence. The position requires an experienced leader to administer programs and services responsive to the needs of victims of domestic violence, human trafficking and sexual assault.  Key programs and services include counseling, a 24-hour crisis line, emergency shelter, information and case management, and legal advocacy.


Roles and Responsibilities: 

Dynamic, inspirational and compassionate leader 

  • Model and reinforce organizational culture, cultivating an atmosphere of trust, creativity, and productivity amongst staff, volunteers, and contractors
  • Manage major organizational decisions and high-profile situations
  • Build relationships with prospective volunteers and supporters committed to FamilyTime’s mission

Violence prevention advocate

  • Cultivate and maintain a strong network of advocates and professionals committed to end domestic violence
  • Demonstrate knowledge of, and willingness to learn, issues affecting victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and human trafficking
  • Integrate social justice models and methods into problem solving, projects, and programs

Spokesperson and agency representative 

  • Serve as the FamilyTime representative at events and other fundraising and public relations efforts.
  • Represent the agency on key policy and advocacy committees, boards and panels relating to FamilyTime’s mission
  • Build positive relationships with key community leaders
  • Act as agency representative by active leadership involvement in local civic clubs, organizations, chambers of commerce and other networking groups to develop on-going prospective donors and stakeholders in the agency's achievement of its mission

Visionary and strategic planner 

  • Build and implement a 3-5 year plan with the Board, outlining the steps needed to increase agency awareness, increase stakeholder buy-in and engagement and ensure program departmental goals align with strategic plan goals and objectives
  • Articulate and carry out the agency’s vision while maintaining everyday operations, consistently reminding stakeholders of the vision and plan
  • Enroll a group of vested leaders who will work with the ED to execute the plan

Business and financial planner 

  • Work with the development team and Board of Directors to create and implement an annual fundraising plan, ensuring a stable cash flow for the agency. Key to the ED’s success is to identify, cultivate, and sustain relationships with private donor prospects, foundations and other funding entities
  • Track monthly expenses and revenue with Staff and provide updates to the Board. Fiscal management, including monitoring budget projections as compared to YTD spending, reallocation of funds, and compliance with internal and funders’ accounting requirements, are the direct responsibility of the ED and the agency’s Financial Manager
  • Lead the exploration of new avenues of funding, with close oversight of grant applications and staff overtures to private foundations. State and Federal grantor relationships are developed and sustained by the ED and will be monitored by the Board
  • Work with the Financial Manager to develop and be accountable for the annual agency operating budget and Annual Report of financial and programmatic success

Skillful project manager

  • Internal policies and procedures are regularly reviewed, maintained and updated as needed
  • Oversee the creation and execution of multiple projects in the agency, community, region, and state as appropriate

Personnel manager                                                                                   

  • Hold regular team meetings to provide a forum for open communication and feedback, in addition to keeping the team informed of agency updates, regulatory requirements and Board updates
  • Institutionalize and role model the proper policies and practices that ensure fair and ethical labor practices, diversity and inclusion of staff and clients, and a safe work environment
  • Present critical performance issues, policy violations, salary adjustments, benefit changes, etc. immediate to the Board of Directors for approval and/or intervention
  • Provide leadership, coaching and support to FamilyTime employees based on a model of staff empowerment, ensuring all team members have a clear role and an understanding of contribution to the organization
  • Support the staff development of personal goals and objectives and development plans for improving their skills and gaining new career experiences

Board of Directors partner

  • Serve as primary organizational liaison to the Board of Directors, with specific accountability to the President of the Board.
  • Recruit and vet new and prospective Board members
  • Work transparently with the Board around significant achievements and challenges of the organization.
  • Compile agency updates, including staff report, financial report, programmatic updates, in advance of the Board meeting
  • Engage Board in agency programs, fundraising activities and any educational opportunities to connect them to the mission of the organization.
  • Communicate with the Board of Directors, via Board President, of critical issues impacting the agency as necessary


Candidate Requirements:


  • BA or BS degree required and/or master’s degree preferred in relevant field and five years of management/leadership experience (preferably in non-profit)
  • A preference in demonstrated experience in non-profit management in positions of increasing responsibility and demonstrated effectiveness, including; fund development, capital campaigns, grants management, fiscal management, team management and development, community organization, public relations, and program management. Preference for previous experience as an Executive Director and working with a governing Board of Directors
  • A commitment to the well-being of survivors, as well as a strong interest in social justice. Capable of responding, with compassion, to both personal disclosures from survivors and questions on the sexual abuse and/or assault of individuals
  • Appreciation, understanding, and use of technology as it applies to furthering FamilyTime’s mission
  • Exceptional communication skills, including public speaking ability
  • Ability to attract, build partnerships and work with diverse groups


Job Expectations: Ability to travel as needed; have own means of transportation. Role is based at FamilyTime Headquarters in Humble, TX

Job Classification: Full-time exempt

Supervisory Responsibilities: All programs, staff and volunteers


A competitive wage and benefit package are provided.  The starting salary range is respective of years of experience and education levels.  Employee benefits include health care plan.


How To Apply

If you are ready to lead FamilyTime towards fulfilling its mission to empower and advocate for families experiencing domestic violence and sexual assault, then click below to complete the application process.


FamilyTime is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and no individual will be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.