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Vice President of Housing and Workforce Development

Oasis Center


Job Summary

Responsible for the supervision, development, and direction of all aspects of Oasis’ Crisis to Housing services. The VP oversees a robust continuum of supports within this department, including homeless outreach and diversion efforts, host homes, permanent supportive housing, a large-scale rapid re-housing program, youth employment initiatives, and other integrated supportive services. This role guides the continuum in helping youth quickly and effectively transition to stable housing, increase income, and gain stability.  

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead and oversee the overall vision, development, implementation, administration, and evaluation of housing and workforce development programming at Oasis.
  • Nurture a team culture of learning, equity, accountability, and integrated service-delivery.
  • Oversee the agency’s crisis response system for youth and young adults experiencing a housing crisis, in conjunction with program directors and VP of Clinical Services.
  • Lead the cross-program design and integration of homelessness, housing, and workforce development services to help youth and young adults (YYA) increase economic stability.
  • Serve as the primary Oasis representative for all Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) related functions both in the local and national communities.
  • Manage key external partnerships with governmental systems, community-based agencies, peer thought leaders, and various consultants and technical assistance providers.
  • Oversee budget development, strategic financial planning, and sustainability of Crisis to Housing and workforce development programming.
  • Manage and oversee large-scale and complex federal grant contracts from HUD, HHS, and DOL, totaling over $2 million annually.
  • Build a deep and impactful network of collaborations with a wide variety of funders, systems, community-based agencies, and institutions that affect young people’s lives.
  • Partner with Development Team in cultivating new private and public funders and managing funder relationships. Identify and manage relationships with key internal and external partners to advance access, equity, diversity and inclusion in the community.
  • Provide leadership in and add capacity to community efforts aimed at improving equity for youth and young adults.


  • Deep knowledge and experience with challenges often experienced by opportunity youth, including housing and family instability and economic insecurity.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a culturally diverse workforce and provide leadership in organizational change.
  • Strong track record of managing budgets and strategically leveraging multiple funding streams.
  • Firm grasp of federal, state, and city regulations and trends in services for homeless youth.
  • Ability to design and operate programs using Positive Youth Development, Trauma-Informed Care, and evidence-informed approaches based in an understanding of adolescent development.
  • Understanding of and ability to deliver all services through a low barrier, person-centered, and Housing First approach.
  • Experience supervising staff and providing direct services, supports, and development opportunities for youth
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a management position.

Educational Requirements:      Master’s degree preferred.

Additional Information







How to Apply

Please send a cover letter and resume to Shanda Hampton @

Top candidates will be notified to submit a writing sample.


Oasis Center is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and is operated in accordance with a policy which does not permit discrimination because of race, color, sex, age, handicap, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.


  • Date Posted: September 16, 2020
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Executive Leadership
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Salary Range: 70K - 80K