Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center

June 9, 2017

Program Manager at Hammond House Women’s Shelter

Position title: Program Manager at Hammond House Women’s Shelter


Name of organization: Compass Housing Alliance




Position description:

This position oversees all aspects of the assigned program. The primary role of the Program Manager is to ensure service delivery consistent with the Compass mission, values, and vision through appropriate planning, implementation, operation, and evaluation of assigned program. Program Manager also seeks meaningful cross-program collaborations through knowledge of other agency programs, initiatives and strategic plans.


ABOUT THE PROGRAM: Hammond House Women’s Shelter provides a safe, warm place to sleep each night for 50 homeless women. Guests are served dinner and breakfast at the shelter, and have access to case management and support services. This program operates a housing first model, designed to assist women transition to permanent housing.


ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION: Compass Housing Alliance develops and provides essential services and affordable housing for homeless and low-income people in the greater Puget Sound region. We envision a world in which every person lives in a safe and caring community. To learn more about the agency visit


LOCATION: Hammond House Women’s Shelter near Woodland Park Zoo REPORTS TO: Emergency Services Manager FLSA STATUS: Exempt

SCHEDULE: Days Monday-Friday (plus on-call for emergencies) SALARY RANGE: DOE and within Compass ranges

BENEFITS: Complete benefits package including Medical, Dental, and Flexible Spending Account, Orca transportation card, 403(b) retirement plan, Employee Assistance Program, and a generous Paid Time Off (PTO) program



Compass Housing Alliance is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and treats all employees and applicants equally without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, veteran or marital status, sensory, physical or mental disability and all other groups protected by law, and promotes diversity in its workforce. Compass Housing Alliance takes affirmative action to implement programs and maintain practices and policies that eliminate barriers to equal employment opportunity. Our program is available for review by employees and applicants for employment in the Human Resources Office during regular office hours.

In compliance with the ADA Amendment Act, should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department via phone at 206-474-1100 or via e-mail at


For more information about our current job openings and access to the online application, visit our website at



A bachelor’s degree is strongly desired, master’s preferred in social work or related field. Or relevant work experience, certificate and/or equivalent continuing professional development or education.

A minimum of 4 years’ experience in a human services setting with homelessness or supportive housing, mental illness, substance abuse, employment, or domestic violence organization, required.

A minimum of 2 years’ experience in direct supervision/management of people, desired.

 Experience in developing and enforcing operating and services procedures, identifying and implementing best practices in working with homeless individuals, required.

Experience in outreach, case management and other direct service delivery for homeless families and individuals, required.

 Experience in grant writing and contract negotiation, desired.


Start date: June 7th 2017


End date: Long Term Employment Opportunity


Location: Seattle


How to apply:


Supervisor contact info:

Liz Jarrard