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Lodi House - Executive Director



Lodi House - Executive Director


Lodi House is searching for the right person to become their next Executive Director. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of nonprofit oversight, fundraising, and community engagement, as well as exceptional leadership and communication skills.

Lodi House is a private nonprofit organization established in 1999 with the goal of creating a secure, structured environment for homeless women and children. Since opening its doors, Lodi House has assisted hundreds of homeless women and children and provided them with shelter, meals, counseling, case management, financial accountability, work connections and relational support. Our goal remains steadfast to courageously empower women to live independent, healthy lives and pass that stability on to their children.

Mothers arriving at Lodi House are not merely rebuilding their lives by securing employment, acquiring life skills, saving money, and eventually securing housing. They often emerge from backgrounds entrenched in generational cycles of trauma, profoundly affecting both them and their children. Their journey involves a deliberate and gradual process of rebuilding relationships with their children and transforming their family dynamics from turmoil and survival to safety and healing by breaking old patterns. Lodi House is committed to providing current guests and alumni with relationships, accountability, and resources to empower them to create paths to self-sufficiency and end generational instability. Lodi House places a high value on fostering trusting relationships that serve as catalysts for healing. Through these relationships and honest accountability, families achieve long-term stability. Participants in the program engage in chore assignments, receive case management, attend weekly house meetings, and embrace community living.


  • Must possess a clear sense of calling to Lodi House’s mission of transformation with a proven track record as an effective organizational leader.

  • Must have a strong work ethic, balanced with the habits of self-care, family relationships, and personal renewal.

  • In agreement with, and able to exemplify the Lodi House Mission Statement, and possess the personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and commitment to the mission of the organization.

  • Proven experience in nonprofit leadership and management.

  • Proven track record implementing sound financial oversight including management of expenses and approved budgets.

  • Four-year degree from an accredited college or university in a relevant field.

  • Strong understanding of the nonprofit sector, including fundraising, governance, and program management.

  • Demonstrated success in strategic planning, organizational development, and resource management.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to inspire and engage diverse stakeholders.

  • Track record of successful fundraising and donor cultivation.

  • Ability to think creatively, problem-solve, and make sound decisions in complex situations.

  • Strong leadership qualities, including the ability to motivate and empower staff and volunteers.

  • Knowledge of relevant laws, regulations, and ethical standards in the nonprofit sector.

  • Passion for and a commitment to social impact.

This position is full time and located in Lodi, CA. (download Opportunity Profile for map)


Jeff Davis

Executive Search Consultant - Chief Dot Connector 

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