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Be part of the Shared Crossing Project Team

Managing/Executive Director of Shared Crossing Project and its Research Initiative


Our Mission:

The Shared Crossing Project’s mission is to positively transform relationships to death and dying through education and raising awareness about shared crossings (spiritual end-of-life experiences) and their healing benefits. We aim to bring people together in community to support open exploration and discussion of this important topic in a safe place.

We are looking for an entrepreneurial leader to manage the Shared Crossing Project and its affiliated non-profit the Shared Crossing Project Research Initiative (SCRI). SCRI has a fiscal sponsorship relationship with the Family Therapy Institute of Santa Barbara. The Shared Crossing Project is expanding its work to increase education and awareness about end-of-life experiences, and it seeks to do so on a local and global level. This position is for a growth-oriented leader who understands and is passionate about Shared Crossing Project’s mission. In collaboration with the founder of SCP and director of SCRI, this position, the Managing/Executive Director, will be responsible for developing and executing the strategic vision.  We understand the responsibilities of this position are extensive.  We are looking for candidates who possesses many of these skills and who can work with Founder to identify additional human resource support to address the other responsibilities.  Title of position(s) may be revised based upon agreed responsibilities.

This position is right for you if you are:

  • Self-directed
  • Able to drive multiple projects at once
  • Growth-oriented and resourceful
  • Flexible with fast-moving priorities
  • Clear communicator - writing and speaking
  • Dynamic problem solver 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Developing and pursuing diverse fundraising strategies, including grant opportunities, donor stewardship, and earned revenue
  • Direct and actively support staff and community partners in a variety of projects and programs
  • Coordinate with the Founder and Director to develop and implement strategic plans, policies, and metrics of success toward programmatic goals
  • Work with the Founder to develop and implement an annual public relations plan including media outreach, community contact, etc.
  • Recognize the needs of the nonprofit and manage and lead personnel to achieve objectives
  • Supervise and manage staff and interns.
  • Responsible for project management and task prioritization including identifying and hiring human resource support
  • Complete administrative projects by identifying and implementing new technology and resources as needed; redesigning systems if needed.
  • Maintain records/files in systematic fashion
  • Manage budgets and P&Ls
  • Manage and oversee payroll semi monthly
  • Manage human resources for small team
  • Excellent knowledge and use of technology, including website management, e-mail marketing, social media, etc.
  • A commitment to maintaining confidentiality

Must-Have Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated resilience, initiative, and positive leadership
  • Demonstrated understanding of nonprofit fundraising
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office (OneDrive, Powerpoint, Word, Excel)
  • Strong proficiency in Google Suites, Quickbooks, Asana
  • Proficiency in graphic design/Canva
  • Preferred Bachelor’s Degree or equal experience
  • Five (5) years of increasingly responsible administrative and project management experience

Additional Info:

  • This is a hybrid work from home and at Shared Crossing Project office in Santa Barbara.
  • Knowledge and network in Santa Barbara is beneficial. 


  • Salary negotiable and based upon experience

How to Apply:

Submit a cover letter and resumé as a PDF to [email protected] and we’ll be in touch. This position is open until filled. We are currently interviewing candidates. No phone call, please.