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Chief Human Resources Officer


GLIDE is seeking a Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) to lead the organization’s continuing commitment to attracting and retaining seasoned and potential leaders to forward GLIDE’s strategic vision. The role of CHRO is new position for GLIDE and will play a pivotal role as the organization evolves over the coming years. Reporting to the President, the CHRO will serve as strategic advisor, Chief Diversity Officer, content expert, thought partner and coach regarding key management and human resource topics for senior leaders and management across the organization.


The person hired as GLIDE’s CHRO will be uniquely qualified to assist the organization in recruiting, retaining, and developing a radically inclusive workforce that includes GLIDE program graduates, experienced and highly educated, market valued executives, as well as entry level staff who have never held a job or who are returning from long years of recent incarceration. Part of GLIDE’s mission is to coalesce this staff into a beloved community that readily stands together for social justice for all.


The CHRO is responsible for leading the development and implementation of integrated human resource programs, processes, systems and tools to build individual skills and organizational capabilities in support of the day-to-day functions and strategic vision. As such, the successful candidate will lead change management processes and cultural strategies to drive organizational success. This position directly supervises the Director of Human Resources and is responsible for the overall performance of GLIDE’s human resource team.



  • Minimum of a bachelor's degree in a related field is required. Advanced degree in HR or Organizational Development preferred. SPHR, CCP, CEBS helpful. 
  • Minimum of 15 years of progressive leadership experience in a senior Human Resources role. 
  • Proven track record of working at the tactical level on HR projects while maintaining a strategic focus
  • Successful experience working as part of an executive team and working effectively with persons from diverse cultural, social, and ethnic backgrounds. 
  • Experience creating and executing programs designed to improve the work experience of a highly qualified and motivated professional staff. 
  • Ability to handle many situations lacking precedent, and to lead in change management processes. 


To Apply for this position please contact:

Scott E. Miller

Direct: (415) 613-1354




Director of Institutional Giving


The Director of Institutional Giving is responsible for ensuring institutional funders (corporate and foundation) are inspired by GLIDE’s mission and vision and are actively engaged in funding the advancement of GLIDE’s goals. This person strengthens the Institutional Giving Program by cultivating current funders, diversifying giving prospects, creating strategic and targeted proposals and letters of inquiry to support programmatic and unrestricted funding, and is responsible for raising the annual budgeted revenue for the Program.


The individual who will thrive in this position is a creative, driven, advancement professional, who truly values GLIDE’s mission and values. This person develops a strong understanding of GLIDE, its mission and values, actively participates in the ethos and culture of GLIDE, and maintains collaborative working relationships with Fund Development colleagues as well as with Program staff.



  • Experience in corporate cultivation and solicitation, preferably in social services, or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Outstanding stewardship and relationship management skills with meticulous follow-through. Experience developing cultivation and solicitation strategies;
  • Has record of building donor relationships and closing gifts in the six-figure range. Successful experience in making cold calls. A proven track record of maintaining effective relationships with foundation officers and corporate partners and determining the optimal scenario for successful gift solicitation. Proven success in securing corporate gifts and in aligning nonprofit and corporate interests for gifts and sponsorships;
  • Exceptional communication skills. Has the ability to reduce large amounts of information to concise points and effectively communicate the organization’s mission, goals and objectives. Excels at articulating agency goals, outcomes, objectives, and evaluation strategies to funders;
  • Excellent presentation and negotiation skills;
  • Proven writing and editing skills marked by clear and compelling communication of key points. Has proven success in writing requests for funding. 


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Maintenance Technician II


The Maintenance Technician II performs a wide variety of skilled maintenance duties in the areas of plumbing, carpentry, painting, plastering, and machine and electrical servicing for GLIDE's facilities. The Maintenance Technician II should possess adequate familiarity and competent experience in the essential areas of building engineering maintenance. S/he should be able to troubleshoot problems quickly as they arise, perform the necessary repairs/replacements of parts and equipment, and/or arrange assistance, meet with, and assist technical support for service to building systems.

The Maintenance Technician II must be available for regular standby assignments and work scheduled off-hours and emergency overtime as required, and be willing to quickly respond in the event of emergencies or disaster. This person adheres to routine safety precautions and ensures safety procedures are followed at all times. Regular and predictable attendance is essential.


  • Technically competent. Has any combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge and abilities:
  • 5+ years of experience in the field. Ability to perform the most complex maintenance duties and operate related equipment. Ability to organize and implement facility maintenance operations and activities;
  • Knowledge of: operations, services, and activities of building maintenance and repair. Materials, methods, equipment and tools used in the maintenance, repair, and construction of building structures and systems including those used in performing rough and finished carpentry, plumbing, heating, electrical, mechanical, and painting work. Principles and practices of safety management. Pertinent local, state and federal laws, ordinances, codes, and rules;
  • Valid CA Driver's License and a safe driving record required;
  • Basic experience in the use of a computer, specifically MS Office suite. Willing and able to learn how to use a computer-based facilities ticketing system;
  • The job of the Maintenance Technician II is demanding. Problems arise constantly and employees must maintain a smooth operation while satisfying the needs and demands of all patrons. Because of these demands and the amount of standing and walking required, stamina and a high energy level are essential;
  • Experience working in a community-based social service agency with the targeted population (homeless, people with addiction and/or mental health problems) helpful.


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PE Lead Teacher (part-time,20hrs/week)


GLIDE's Family, Youth and Childcare Center is looking for a part-time (20 hours/week) Physical Education Lead Teacher. Qualified candidates will be compassionate early childhood educators who love working with children and youth. The Physical Education (PE) Lead Teacher is responsible for ensuring the effective daily implementation of physical education, organized sports and recreation for an Afterschool Program. This person will source or develop, plan, and lead program participants in a child-centered, well thought-out, physical education and health and nutrition focused curriculum. The PE Lead Teacher works a part time (20 hours) flexible schedule and must be able to work evenings and weekends when necessary. 


  • Single subject teaching credential in Physical Education desired, or 3+ years’ experience teaching/working with large groups of children (15-40) and strong group (children) management skills;
  • Dept. of Justice Fingerprint screening;
  • Proof of immunization for pertussis, measles, TB, and influenza;
  • Supervisory experience;
  • Class C driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record;
  • Solid curriculum development experience helpful.


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Why Work at GLIDE?

GLIDE's mission is to create a radically inclusive, just and loving community mobilized to alleviate suffering and break the cycles of poverty and marginalization. For 50 years, GLIDE has been breaking down barriers, giving a voice to those who have been silenced and offering a place for all to come home. Our Core Values emerge from GLIDE as a spiritual movement. They are rooted in empowerment, recovery and personal transformation. Our values inspire and guide our behaviors. Our methodology is radically simple:  love, acceptance, and compassion, which we apply through programs in Wellness, Growth, Spirit, and Leadership. The strength and vision of our staff empowers us and the community to continue to provide help and unconditional love to those most in need.



GLIDE is an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, medical condition, disability, or sexual orientation. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to identifying and developing the skills and leadership of people from diverse backgrounds. People of color, differently-abled people and LGBT persons are strongly encouraged to apply.



To Apply

Submit a GLIDE Application to, or, forward your resume to:, or fax 415-276.5748, or mail Attn: Human Resources, 330 Ellis Street, San Francisco, CA 94102.


Also, help us get to know you by including a note about yourself, along with any additional information that might be relevant. Thank you.


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