Assistant Director – Emergency Services

The Assistant Director supports the Director and provides general management and assistance of one or more of the Emergency Services programs and participates in the overall management of the organization.

Engaging with and educating our most vulnerable populations of the San Joaquin Valley with vital information about natural disasters like flood, fire, earthquake, drought, and pandemics. SHE’s Emergency Services Team is committed to providing individuals, families and communities, resources that will ensure safety and security during a disaster.

Position will require some night and weekend and field based work.


Our Benefits

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Sick Leave
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Long- term Disability
  • Health/Fitness Club


  • 401K and Employer Match


  • Paid Holidays
  • Education Assistance
  • Computer Purchase Loan
  • Employee Assistance Program



  • Assist with implementation, planning and development of the comprehensive Climate and disaster related programs.
  • Provide assistance, guidance and direction to program staff.
  • Assist the Director in supervision of program staff and implementation of programs in accordance with the values and mission of SHE.
  • Represent SHE to partner agencies and participants.
  • Prepare required internal and external activity and progress reports.
  • Assure compliance with SHE policies and with quality and cost standards at all program levels.
  • Effectively coordinate activities with other SHE programs.
  • Maintain effective communication with SHE partners, funders, and regulators in a way that furthers positive working relationships.
  • Perform other duties as required by supervisor.
  • Grant and budget creation and management
  • Program creation & implementation
  • Strong technical, management and administrative experience for all Emergency Services climate and disaster related work
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Must be able to think and react quickly under pressure.

Must Haves

  • Four-year college degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Four years of progressively more responsible administrative and management experience with experience in grants management.
  • Demonstrated technical, management, and administrative experience and expertise appropriate to the specific program area(s).
  • Strong computer skills and experience with spreadsheets, presentation software and familiarity with databases.
  • Initiative and good judgment.
  • Ability to work compatibly with the Director, CEO and peers, as well as with staff and persons representing government agencies and the public.
  • The ability to communicate well with groups and individuals both orally and in writing.
  • Empathy for the housing and community needs and desires of low-income persons.
  • Demonstrated success in proposal writing.
  • A commitment to preserving and promoting the purpose and philosophy of SHE, particularly as expressed in the Statement of Values.


  • An appropriate vehicle for work use is required.
  • A valid California driver's license and current automotive liability insurance are required.
  • Willingness to travel throughout SHE service area.


You're passionate
You're a passionate and energetic person who's excited to connect and strategize with residents and communities.
You love people, communities, and problem solving
You're always excited to meet someone new, listen, and help them find solutions to their needs.
You were born a people person
You enjoy interacting with people–over email, on the phone, and in person. You're a great listener, motivator and get excited to help others be more successful.
You get excited about the details
You're a detail oriented person who is organized and always looking for efficiencies.
You're a creative and strategic thinker
You strive to come up with innovative and creative solutions to problems that seem impossible. You're capable of thinking about the big picture and coming up with a plan to execute.
You're self-motivated
You see something that can be improved and you go after it. You have a strong desire to help others and to be a part of something special at Self-Help Enterprises.