Executive Director Position
Sierra Foothills Village (SFV) is a non-profit membership organization whose mission is to help seniors remain safely, comfortably and confidently in their homes as they age – and thrive. SFV will provide, or facilitate access to, personalized volunteer support, referral services and social activities. SFV serves selected communities in Nevada County.
Job begins soon after your acceptance.
What you will do:
Help launch SFV (initiate member and volunteer services)
Manage day-to-day activities
Work with the Board of Directors (BOD) to create and execute plans
Assist with fundraising. Communicate frequently with donors
Assume responsibility for the growth of paid membership
Interact with the volunteers, members and providers and manage their respective programs
Oversee the training programs and manuals
Assure records are properly maintained
Stay in touch with other Villages to learn from their efforts and share ours
Act as spokesperson for SFV
Create and coordinate events
Oversee the creation of marketing activities and collateral materials
Quickly learn how to use Helpful Village software and oversee the Call Center
Attend BOD meetings unless excused
Serve as ad hoc member of functioning committees
Other duties as assigned; may include evening and weekend work
How you will do it:
Use leadership, communication and listening skills
Encourage volunteer recruitment and retention
Make presentations, meet with and recruit prospective Village members
Take advantage of every opportunity to demonstrate and promote the Village’s value.
Ask for help. Take advice. Show gratitude.
Does this describe you?
Have either a college degree or can demonstrate experience equal to a degree.
Have proven leadership skills
Have been successful in other jobs
Have been a volunteer for nonprofits and have taken leadership roles in several organizations.
Are comfortable with a flexible schedule
Are an excellent communicator, both in writing and speech.
Are self-starter, quick-learner, problem-solver with a can-do attitude.
Love to interact with a diverse group of people.
Can take charge of projects and bring them in on time and budget.
Are willing to learn more about our community and our seniors.
Are proficient with the Internet, online services, social media, and Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and Powerpoint
Are positive and curious, hopeful and optimistic.
Are comfortable working with the Board of Directors, members and volunteers
* A social service, elder service or business background would be assets!
SFV is a start-up organization peopled by passionate, hard-working people committed to success. The Village concept is novel, unique and exciting. Initially, this is a three-quarter time position that pays $54,000 a year. You will need to work out of your home until an office is procured. Must be located a reasonable distance from Grass Valley/Nevada City or willing to relocate.
No physical requirements other than ability to complete work at a computer, drive to meetings, make presentations, and similar light activities.
Job involves at-will employment.
Sierra Foothills Village is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Sierra Foothills Village not to discriminate against any applicant able to fulfill job requirements due to age, race, sex, sexual orientation, disability, religion, or veteran status.
Please send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Send your cover letter in an email and attach your resume in Word. Please indicate in your email subject line that you are applying for the Executive Director position.
Sierra Foothills Village