The Eviction Defense Collaborative (EDC) services over 95% of all tenants facing evictions in San Francisco as the city’s preeminent triage center for over 20 years. At its core, the EDC is the center of a collaborative relationship between city nonprofits and the San Francisco Superior Court which work together to see that all tenants facing eviction are directed to the EDC to navigate the network of services and help provide the best possible outcome. The EDC is one of the benchmark organizations looked to by the City and County of San Francisco to develop new programs to address the ongoing housing and homeless crisis in San Francisco.
The new Executive Director will work with the board to develop and commit to a long-term vision for advancing the organization and establishing the EDC as the lighthouse organization for other principalities looking to add legal protections for their communities. The Executive Director will be responsible for strategic planning, organization management, external relations and fundraising, and ensuring the EDC’s financial sustainability.
Eviction Defense Collaborative is strongly committed to diversity and encourage applications from people who can contribute to the organization’s diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. Eviction Defense Collaborative believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate on any basis prohibited by applicable laws.
To apply or nominate an individual please provide a cover letter and resume expressing your interest in this position to firstname.lastname@example.org with “EDC – Executive Director” in the subject line. All applications and nominations will be held in the strictest confidence.EDC_ED Position Description_FINAL_01.24.18