Masonic Home of
The Masonic Home
of Georgia is a 501c3 organization that works to provide an
environment for youth to develop themselves – physically, mentally,
and spiritually. Founded in 1903 by a Grand Master, Max Meyerhardt,
the Masonic Home of Georgia continues to provide youth an
environment in which they can succeed and develop to their full
potential. The combination of caring adult supervision, a stable
living situation, and opportunities to explore educational and
career options help youth become responsible, well-rounded young
men and women. The Masonic Home of Georgia is not an orphanage or
simply a school but rather a residential child care facility that
provides basic care to children in need. Residential child care is
defined as the appropriate placement of children whose care cannot
be provided in their own home or for whom group care is a positive
The Masonic Home of Georgia is a non-profit organization funded
by the Masons of Georgia. Presently in Georgia there are over 390
Masonic lodges with over 30,000 members. Since its founding, the
Home has served over 2,100 children in need from the State of
Georgia. Located on 650 acres in Macon, “the Heart of Georgia”,
this ideal location is easily accessible to all of Georgia. Macon
is a community of approximately 155,000 residents and is 85 miles
southeast of Atlanta. The Macon area is a thriving southern
community with a rich historical and musical heritage. For more
information about the Macon community see www.maconga.org
The Executive Director of the Home works closely with the
Masonic Home of Georgia Board of Trustees and will carry out the
organization’s mission, policies, and initiatives as established by
the Board and/or the Grand Lodge. Additionally, the Executive
Director will work with the Grand Lodge, Grand Lodge officers,
Grand Treasurer, Grand Secretary, Lodges, individual members, and
Grand Lodge Committees. The Executive Director is the official
representative of the Home and the administrative leader of all
programs and organizational activities including programming,
business management, and fundraising. In addition to working with
the Board of Trustees, the Executive Director will work closely
with supporters and donors to build the financial stability of the
The Executive Director is the key management leader of the
Masonic Home of Georgia and directly supervises all activities of
the Home, its programs, staff, and facilities. Other key duties
include fundraising, marketing, and community outreach. The
Executive Director reports to the Board of Trustees.
As the key management leader of the Home, the Executive Director
will have the responsibility to ensure that all functions and
responsibilities are focused on the organization’s mission:
“To provide an environment for youth to develop
themselves – physically, mentally and
- Board of Trustees Relationships - Works
collaboratively with the Board in order to fulfill the
- Financial Performance - Develops and manages
sufficient resources to ensure the financial health of the
- Fundraising – Develops and implements a comprehensive
fundraising program to generate financial support for the Home.
Works collaboratively with the Grand Lodge Development Committee
and Endowment Fund.
- Organization Mission and Strategy - Works with the Board and
staff to create a Strategic Plan that will result in measurable
progress toward the Home’s mission.
- Organization Operations – Develops and implements appropriate
programs to ensure that the operations of the Home meet the mission
and expectations of the Board of Trustees including the completion
of employee evaluations.
Professional Qualifications and
The following list of qualifications and characteristics are
required for this position.
- Strong interpersonal skills – proven ability to build and
maintain critical relationships with youth, family members, staff,
members of the Board of Trustees, donors, Grand Lodge, Grand Lodge
officers, Grand Treasurer, Grand Secretary, Lodges, individual
members, and Grand Lodge Committees.
- Impeccable integrity, ability to conduct one’s self with
honesty and humility in all settings.
- Ability to lead and support all Masonic Home of Georgia
- Ability to provide thought leadership, vision, and inspiration
in fulfilling the mission of the Masonic Home of Georgia.
- Outstanding communication skills – written and verbal
- Demonstrated passion for improving the lives of youth through
prior successful leadership experience.
- Ability to provide strategic input and guidance to the Home’s
Board of Trustees and staff.
- Proven ability to build and implement a comprehensive
fundraising program with special emphasis on building and
maintaining strong relationships with new and existing donors,
Grand Lodge Development Committee and Endowment Fund.
- Excellent organizational and team management skills, including
planning and program development.
- Budgeting, accounting and financial management experience.
- Work cooperatively and collaboratively with State and Federal
agencies that regulate, license or oversee child care facilities
including the Masonic Home of Georgia.
Preferred Education and Experience
Minimum 5 years previous executive leadership experience in
not-for-profit human service organization is required, preferably
residential program experience. Bachelor’s degree required;
graduate degree preferred. Note: Candidates do not need to be a
Mason to apply.
The salary range for the Masonic Home of Georgia Executive
Director position is $100,000 to $150,000 per year,
commensurate with education and experience. The position comes with
a comprehensive benefits package that includes health
insurance, retirement plan, life insurance, vacation sick/personal
leave and paid holidays.
Statement of Non-Discrimination
The Masonic Home of Georgia is an equal opportunity employer.
All applicants will be considered for employment without attention
to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, veteran or disability status.
The search for the Masonic Home of Georgia Executive Director is
being conducted by The Moran Company. For more information
regarding this position, please contact Jon Rosell, Senior Search
Consultant, The Moran Company: jon (at) morancompany.com.