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Executive Director, Homeless Persons Representation Project

Company Confidential
Baltimore, Maryland

HPRP seeks a passionate, visionary, and strategic leader to serve as the next Executive Director, to carry on the legacy of more than 30 years of zealous and committed legal services and advocacy. Reporting to the Board of Directors and working in close partnership with a highly dedicated team, the Executive Director will lead HPRP’s strategic direction, ensure its long-term financial sustainability, and develop new and existing partnerships. In addition, the Executive Director will have an unwavering commitment to advancing racial and gender equity, ensuring these principles are reflected in the organization’s strategy, lived values, and culture.
The ideal candidate will bring demonstrated executive and leadership abilities, a deep passion for ending homelessness and housing and economic justice, the ability to serve as an advocate on issues related to HPRP’s constituents, and the demonstrated ability to raise funds and generate support for HPRP’s work. Additionally, they will be a committed team leader and a proven developer of strategic partnerships who is comfortable speaking with diverse stakeholders, including people experiencing homelessness, community leaders, funders, elected officials, media, and other partners.


  • Demonstrated passion for and commitment to HPRP’s mission and organizational values, including prioritizing the perspectives and voices of individuals with lived experience and the ability to serve as a credible advocate for people experiencing homelessness or impacted by housing insecurity
  • Bachelor’s degree required; J.D. strongly preferred
  • Proven success in a senior leadership role with a demonstrated ability to manage the strategic, financial, team leadership, and operational needs of a dynamic organization
  • A strategic thinker with the ability to translate organizational vision to individual goals, establish clear priorities, monitor implementation of goals, and adapt quickly to changes in circumstances
  • A committed and collaborative team leader with a record of empowering, mentoring, and developing high-performing teams through growth and change
  • A well-developed race equity and inclusion competency and ability to serve as a champion for HPRP’s commitment to becoming an antiracist organization
  • Ability to authentically communicate with and relate to HPRP’s diverse constituencies, including individuals at risk or currently experiencing homelessness, staff, community leaders, volunteers, elected officials, and funders
  • Demonstrated aptitude for cultivating and stewarding funding relationships, including experience diversifying funding streams, strongly preferred
  • Strong professional ethics, transparency, integrity, and accountability
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • High level of emotional intelligence, ability to quickly build trust and credibility with people from diverse backgrounds and lived experiences
  • Innovative, action-oriented, entrepreneurial, and flexible leadership approach
  • A track record of designing and implementing creative and innovative solutions in dynamic environments
  • Unwavering commitment to quality services and data-driven program evaluation
  • Understanding of trauma-informed practices and leadership highly valued 


Posted: 2021-04-12 Expires: 2021-05-12

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