Executive Director

Del-Mor Dwellings – Delaware, OH

Introduction to Del-Mor Dwellings

For over 25 years, Del-Mor Dwellings has provided a safe and secure place to live for individuals living with permanent disabling mental illness. With scattered housing sites across Delaware and Morrow Counties, Del-Mor Dwellings provides services that transform the quality of life for approximately 150 residents and for their families. Since its founding, Del-Mor Dwellings has been committed to meeting the critical and growing need for long-term housing solutions in Delaware and Morrow Counties. The organization offers tailored services that meet each clients’ unique needs, serving populations including homeless youth, formerly incarcerated individuals, individuals in recovery from addiction, and survivors of human trafficking. Del-Mor Dwellings gives residents a safe and affordable place to live, access to supportive services, and the space to focus on treatment – in short, Del-Mor Dwellings gives residents stability and hope. 

The Opportunity

Del-Mor Dwellings seeks a visionary leader to oversee the growth and evolution of the organization’s work to provide stable, supportive housing to individuals living with mental illness in Delaware and Morrow Counties. Succeeding the organization’s long-time Executive Director, the incoming leader will be a thought partner to a committed board and a leader to a staff of 22 who share an unwavering commitment to the organization’s mission. 

In 2020, the organization opened Courage Court, a 40-unit community with on-site administrative offices and supportive services. The incoming Executive Director will build on this strong foundation and track record of innovation to continue to expand the organization’s positive impact on the lives of residents in Delaware and Morrow Counties. The next Executive Director will bring a deep commitment to creating opportunities for individuals with mental illness and an understanding of housing development, community relations, finance, and management. The Executive Director will be a highly collaborative, strategic leader who will promote a culture of operational excellence among the board and staff. 

Key Position Functions

The Executive Director provides strategic leadership and day-to-day management of Del-Mor Dwellings, reporting to the organization’s Board of Directors. 

The Executive Director will:

  • Provide vision and articulate a strategy for Del-Mor Dwellings future: strengthen the organization’s position as a leader and innovator in the efforts to ensure everyone has a decent, affordable place to live.
  • Collaborate with local and regional leaders to identify pathways for continued growth of Del-Mor Dwellings’ reach through innovative building and development efforts and strategic partnerships.
  • Elevate the organization’s visibility in Central Ohio and educate the community about the organization’s mission and impact, while decreasing stigma around mental illness and supportive housing.
  • Provide strong leadership to staff; understand and implement best practices of nonprofit board governance.
  • Demonstrate a passion for and knowledge of the organization’s mission. 


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field (required)
  • 5 or more years in leadership or management roles (required)
  • Background in mental health services (desired)
  • Familiarity with affordable housing development and/or property management (desired) 


Salary Range: $105-115,000, commensurate with experience. Compensation also includes a generous PTO policy, life and disability insurance, medical insurance and access to an HSA, and SEP employer contribution of 6% of annual wages. 

Application Process

Benefactor Group is pleased to be assisting Del-Mor Dwellings with this executive search. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. All applications are considered highly confidential. 

To be considered for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to: 

Benefactor Group Recruitment
[email protected]

Please do not contact Del-Mor Dwellings staff or board with questions or interest in the role. All inquiries about the position should be directed to Benefactor Group. 

To view the full position profile, visit: