Executive Director

Helping Hands of Ennis
September 26, 2023
604 N. E. Main Ennis, TX 75119 PO Box 472 Ennis, TX 75120, Ennis, TX
Job Type


EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR wanted for Ennis nonprofit. The ideal candidate
will have demonstrated leadership and management experience, as well
as excellent communication skills. Must be able to convey the
organization’s mission to the public and have compassion for the clients
seeking assistance. Bachelor’s degree is preferred, but on the job
experience will be considered. Nonprofit management and fundraising
experience helpful.




BASIC FUNCTION: The Executive Director is responsible to the Board for managing and administering the day to day programs, staff, and activities of Helping Hands of Ennis to fulfill the mission of the agency.



Personnel – Within general personnel policies established by the Board, screens & employs needed staff; delegates responsibilities to staff and directs their activities; and terminates staff when required.  Manages volunteer staff activities.


Planning – Evaluates the services provided by the agency in relation to specified goals and standards, and recommends modifications, where appropriate.  Recommends and/or provides input on proposed new programs.


Finance – Prepares and recommends to the Board annual operating budgets designed to make the agency’s program funding possible, and is accountable for control of these resources once approved.  Participates in fund raising activities within United Way guidelines.  Arranges for annual audit.


Community Relations – Publicizes and interprets agency program to the community at large.  Develops and maintains contacts to ensure liaison and cooperation with other agencies, both public and private, which pursue similar goals.


Program – Maintains current information regarding social service resources.  May provide direct service to clients during periods of peak load or for complex situations.


Organizational Operations – Attends all board meetings as a non-voting member.  Informs the Board on the programs of the agency and implements policies and directives of the Board.  Ensures that legal obligations of the agency are met.



Skills – Ability to work effectively with individuals and groups of varied ethnic, cultural, and economic backgrounds.

Ability to plan, organize, implement and evaluate activities and programs  to achieve organizational goals.

Ability to communicate effectively.

Ability to effectively train and supervise people.

Ability to plan and monitor budgets.

Ability to utilize good computer skills and related technology.

Application Instructions

Send resume to: slfln@sbcglobal.net

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