A Way Home America (AWHA) (awayhomeamerica.org) is a national organization ending homelessness for Black, Indigenous, youth of color, and LGBTQ+ youth, on a path to ending it for all. Our work is driven by the following values. We are homeless youth providers, advocates, researchers, government agencies, philanthropists and young people uniting behind a common goal: Prevent and end homelessness among all youth and young adults. Ensure that homelessness among youth and young adults is rare, and if it occurs, experiences of homelessness are brief and one-time.
A Way Home America is a fiscally sponsored organization of TSNE (tsne.org).
The Associate Director manages AWHA’s pipeline of communications to keep advocates, service providers, funders, and other stakeholders engaged in the movement to end youth homelessness. The incumbent is a nimble, hands-on team member energized by the challenge of managing a high volume of communications on topics ranging from community-level engagement to national policy discussions. The incumbent is poised to grow professionally alongside the movement and our organization as both reach an important inflection point.
Responsibilities include but aren’t limited to the following.
We will consider exceptional candidates who demonstrate a strong combination of the specific qualifications and skills described below.
Physical Demands/Work Environment
The physical demands described here are representative of those for this position. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. Work is performed in an office environment and in close proximity to other workers.
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to:
Compensation and Benefits
Location: Work is primarily performed remotely from personal home office and will require occasional travel.
Schedule: This role requires the ability to work during regular business hours Monday – Friday and occasional mornings, nights and weekends.
Compensation: The pay range for this position is $70,000 - $80,000/yr and is commensurate with experience.
Benefits: This position is eligible for a full benefits package including:
TSNE/AWHA strives to achieve excellence through a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environment that embraces all of our individual and collective differences. Black, Indigenous, People of Color, Middle Eastern and North African, Bilingual and/or Bicultural candidates, and LGBTQ2SIA+ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. We value and honor the unique talents, learning styles, and lived experiences of each individual that enrich and strengthen our workplace culture, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
All employment conditions are based on an individual’s performance and job qualifications. TSNE/AWHA prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, creed, color, religion, native language, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, race-based hairstyles, or any other protected characteristic stated by federal and state law. Regardless of any class’ protection under the law or lack thereof, TSNE/AWHA celebrates diversity and values the strengths that come with having a diverse team of employees. It is represented in our workplace culture, and it is who we are.
TSNE/AWHA's EEO statement extends to volunteers, interns, contractors, vendors, and clients.