Executive Director

South Santa Barbara County
Santa Barbara
Full Time
Partners in Housing Solutions

Partners in Housing Solutions was established in 2015. The mission of PHS is to help people who are experiencing homelessness to secure and retain permanent housing through a network of private landlords. To date, the organization has housed over 850 homeless people using a collaborative approach between landlords and social service agencies.


Seeking an experienced leader in the non-profit sector to oversee all operations, functions and activities. The individual will be responsible for providing strategic direction and implement annual goals. Must have a passion for housing the homeless and broad cultural sensitivity. There are offices in Santa Barbara and Santa Maria.




·       Develop and implement strategies to promote the organization’s mission

·       Create business plans for the attainment of goals and objectives

·       Build a team by providing guidance and coaching and by demonstrating effective teamwork

·       Direct and oversee development efforts including fundraising

·       Act as the public relations representative

·       Understand the organization’s financial and non-financial position

·       Form trusting relationships with the board of directors, landlords and social service agencies

·       Continue to grow the number of individuals housed.




·       Proven experience as a leader

·       Experience in developing strategies and plans

·       Ability to apply successful fundraising and networking techniques

·       Strong understanding of finance and measures of performance

·       Knowledge of corporate governance principles and managerial best practices

·       Good analytical skills and attention to detail

·       Excellent communication (oral and written) and public speaking skills

·       High ethical standards, good judgment, diplomacy and tact

·       Bachelor’s degree required

·       Ability to speak Spanish is a plus.

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