Job Opportunity – Executive Director

Gathering for Women – Monterey (GFW) seeks a caring and enthusiastic Executive Director, who is passionate about the organization’s mission and will help the organization advance as it moves through a period of dynamic growth and change.


We are a nonprofit charitable organization that provides services primarily to homeless women on the Monterey Peninsula. GFW operates a service center and a weekly hot luncheon program. We are actively seeking a dedicated space in which it can operate and expand our programs under a single roof. GFW is governed by a Board of Directors, and operated with limited staff and a large and dedicated corps of volunteers. This position will report to the Board President. The Executive Director will take a lead role in carrying out GFW’s mission of supporting the homeless and hungry through our values of Hope, Empowerment, Advocacy, Respect, and Transparency.

For a full description of responsibilities and requirements, click on the link below.

As a response to this job announcement, please submit your resume, one-page cover letter, and answers (limited to no more than 350 words per response) to the following questions to before June 30, 2017.

  1. Please share your experience with a social service nonprofit.
  2. Please share your approach and experience to building partnerships with organizational partners, stakeholders, and volunteers.
  3. Please share your experience managing staff, volunteers, and a budget.
  4. Please tell us why you want this job.


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Many Thanks!

Many thanks to our friends at the Monterey Peninsula Volunteer Services (MPVS) for their recent grant of $2,000 to Gathering for Women!! MPVS operates a non-profit thrift shop, run by women volunteers who donate their time and energy to help others. Proceeds are contributed to a variety of charitable and cultural non-profit organizations serving the … Read more