Chief Financial Officer
Responsible for all financial and human resource activities of the organization and management of the fiscal staff. Responsible for all financial and grant reporting.
· Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree and CPA license preferred, or equivalent experience
· Financial management experience, preferably non-profit
· Broad base of business ...
The Shelter is collecting school supplies to ensure our school-aged participants are well prepared when they head back to school in August. There are several ways that you can help - adopt a student, purchase items from the list, donate online or donate when you shop at Options.
Donations may be dropped off at Options Thrift Shoppe, 968 2nd Avenue North, Naples
Deadline is August 1, 2017
For more information, please contact Tsomerville firstname.lastname@example.org or 239-775-3862, ext. 215
Based on a song written by singer Hozier, this video was filmed to shed light on domestic violence around the globe. Directed by Irish filmaker Dearbhla Walsh, the video stars Irish native Saoirse Ronan and actor Moe Dunford. It focuses not on the act of violence itself but the world of the victim before and after, as well as how difficult it can be for the victim to see themselves as a victim, particularly when they're in love with their abuser.
The Shelter would like to extend our sincere appreciation to The Allstate Foundation and Allstate volunteer Renee Moisan for being a positive force for change in our community. Renee gave her time and enabled us to receive an Allstate Foundation Helping Hands in the Community grant of $1,000.
The Allstate Foundation supports the causes that Allstate agency owners, financial specialists and employees care about most by providing Helping Hands in the Community grants to nonprofits where they volunteer their time to bring out the good in their communities.
Watching Cape Coral Mayor Marni Sawicki’s very public struggle with alleged domestic violence is a testament to the fact that anyone can be a victim of abuse, regardless of age, race and socioeconomic class. Each minute in the United States, nearly 20 people are ...
On Jan. 7, 2017, Omaida Garcia was shot to death by her boyfriend in the bedroom closet of her North Naples townhouse. Four months later, Barbara Bitterman’s husband shot her in the face in the bedroom of their upscale home in a North Naples gated community. They were two very different women from very different walks of life, who died as if holding each other’s hand.
The Shelter is grateful to the Bank of America Charitable Foundation for a $10,000 grant. This grant will help support The Shelter's daily operations for a variety of our direct service programs including our emergency shelter and outreach services.
The Shelter is pleased to welcome new Raising Gentle'men Advocate Esteban (Steve) Aguerrebere. Originally from Miami, Steve and his wife moved to Naples two years ago. He has a 21-year-old son, who currently serves in the U.S. Navy.
Steve has a Bachelor Degree in Communication Arts (which he graduated Cum Laude) from Florida International University, where he also earned a Master’s Degree in Adult Education and Human Resource Development.
He says his interest in accepting the position as Raising Gentle'men Advocate stemmed from his personal commitment to ...
On May 10, The Shelter honored retiring Options Shoppe Manager Maria McCormick with a plaque near The Shelter's Butterfly Bench. Maria served The Shelter Options Shoppe for over 20 years.
A native of the Philippines, Maria moved to Naples in 1992. She came to Options as a volunteer in 1997 and became an employee that same year. During her time with Options, Maria has led the staff, volunteers and facility through several renovations and improvements, most recently a new name and branding as well as several physical upgrades to the store. She is a role model to the ...
Thank you to Naples Park Elementary Girls Scout Troop 71 for their donation of five bags of baby items, books, toys and toiletries for The Shelter. The troop used their proceeds from Girl Scout Cookie sales to purchase the items for The Shelter.
On the day Karen Smith was murdered, at least three more women also died at the hand of a current or former intimate partner. Yet only Smith’s death garnered national headlines because she was killed in a San Bernardino, Calif., school where she worked as a special education teacher. Her estranged husband also shot two of her students, one fatally, before taking his own life. If Smith had been slain in her home, it’s unlikely the story would have made it outside of the city’s borders. Even the coverage the story ...
Our residents enjoyed a wonderful mother’s day dinner, May 10, and it went very well. Carol Beauregard and her team of volunteers transformed the community education room into a Butterfly Bistro. Thanks to Liz, all of the attendees looked beautiful in their pretty outfits from their trip to The Shelter Option Shoppe. Maria C. helped the new residents find an outfit here in the emergency shelter with the donations from various stores on Marco Island.
Our residents were very grateful to spend one hour for themselves. Some of them shed some tears of happiness, ...
We would like to share the wonderful work our program team is accomplishing. We established a partnership with the Naples Therapeutic Riding Center and have incorporated equine therapy for participants in emergency shelter and transitional housing. Last week, the children and teens were asked to use the horses as a palette to express their emotions of when they first arrived in shelter and their current feelings. Below are pictures of their response:
The Rotary Club of Naples Bay has become a collaborative partner of The Shelter's and has committed to providing gym shoes for adults and children residing in emergency shelter. On May 11, 2017, Wayne Dahlstrom, Rotary Club of Naples Bay, President and Rotary Club members presented Linda Oberhaus, The Shelter's Executive Director, with brand new shoes for emergency shelter residents.