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Hope for Women is a faith-based addiction recovery program for women, helping with their transformation into a healthy and productive life, free from drugs and alcohol.

Job Title: Executive Director

Hope for Women is seeking a motivated, Christ-following female to lead this successful program into its future. We are seeking a woman who has been called to the ministry of addiction recovery. The position is salaried, therefore, requires on-call needs based on ever-changing circumstances.



A minimum of three years in an addiction recovery field, or three years of similar experience which the Board accepts as commensurate. Has been in a leadership position, including some administration and management experience.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Counseling experience is required.

  • Ability to serve as a spiritual mentor to individuals, and the spiritual leader of the program as a whole.

  • Knowledge of recovery programs and procedures.

  • Communicator with the clients, the Board, the public, and other entities required to assist the clients.


Education Requirements:

Degree in counseling, psychology, or some related field or have job experience in or similar to one of these areas.


Other Requirements:

  • A national background check and drug testing will be required as part of the hiring process, and quarterly random drug testing will be required for the duration of employment.

  • If the applicant has a history of active addiction, five years of being clean are required.

  • No other employment is allowed while serving as Executive Director.

  • Work hours are typically 9 am till 5 pm, Monday through Friday. However, modifications of these hours will be considered by the Board based on the program schedule. Additionally, times outside office hours will be required on an as-needed basis.

  • Meeting with a Spiritual Director once per month as a source of encouragement, as well as accountability.

  • Meeting with the Board as needed. Typically an hour every other month to deliver a house report.


Job Responsibilities:

The position will include, but not be limited to the following:

  1. Oversee daily office operations for staff and volunteers.

  2. Administration of the budget and organization of fundraisers.

  3. Oversight of and participation in the recovery program including teaching groups, pastoral counseling, facilitating chapel, etc..

  4. Being an advocate for the program in the community through public speaking to different organizations.

  5. Schedule events, speakers, and volunteers on a weekly basis.

  6. Facilitate family/client relationships for the duration of a client’s stay.

  7. Meeting with parole officers, judges, etc., as required for the clients.

  8. Assisting the client’s needs, as it relates to employment, driver's license recovery, food stamps, GED classes, parenting classes, etc..

  9. Among other things, the Executive Director becomes an example for the clients. With that in mind, it is important that she is leading by her actions, in and outside the program.


The salary range is $40,000-55,000, commensurate with the Directors qualifications. Some additional benefits will be provided, again, based on qualifications.



The Board will receive resumes until Friday, August 19th. They can be dropped off at 1708 5th Avenue in Jasper, Alabama or mailed to HFW, 1708 5th Avenue, Jasper, Alabama, 35501 or emailed to 


Interview Process:

The Board will contact you to schedule a 1st Round Interview with some of the Board Members. Based on the interview you may be asked for a 2nd Interview with the entire Board.


Note: The Board reserves the right to waive, or modify any requirements listed above.

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