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Christ Church Annex
248 East Putnam Avenue
Greenwich, CT 06830

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Jobs @ Neighbor to Neighbor


Executive Director (Interim)

OPPORTUNITY

Neighbor to Neighbor is seeking a dynamic leader to manage this well-respected community organization that provides free food and clothing to individuals and families in need in the Greenwich, Stamford, and Port Chester communities during a period of executive transition.  The Board of Directors has appointed a Search Committee and expects the Interim Executive Director to serve from June 15, 2019, or soon thereafter, for a period of three to six months.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Interim Executive Director will provide leadership, stability and direction.  The Interim Executive Director is responsible for the overall operations and administration of the organization, including ultimate oversight of all client services programs, volunteers, paid staff, relationships with donors, community partners and outside vendors.  This person will be a primary spokesperson for the organization. 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

 Leadership

  • Assure that the mission of Neighbor to Neighbor is consistently carried out through all of its programs.
  • Serve as the representative of Neighbor to Neighbor to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Maintain a working culture in keeping with the organization’s Core Values, maintain standards of professionalism and safeguard the reputation of the organization in all interactions.
  • Promote a successful and smooth executive transition. 

 Finance and Compliance

  • Create monthly financial and operations reports for Board of Directors.
  • Oversee Administrative Coordinator, bookkeeper and accountant to ensure proper financial management.
  • Oversee Operations Director in completing annual physical inventory at fiscal year-end.

Public Relations, Marketing and Development

  • Oversee Marketing & Communications Coordinator to ensure all aspects of the organization’s marketing and communications plans remain current and relevant.
  • Prepare and oversee the Annual Report to the Community and fall appeal process.
  • Oversee Fund Development Consultant to ensure timely filing of all grant applications and grant reports; attend public hearings and conduct site visits as needed.
  • Support efforts to ensure a successful spring event.
  • Together with the Building and Capital Campaign Committees, monitor progress of new building project and major capital campaign activities, including donor communications.

Human Resources

  • Manage and support the organization’s full-time and part-time paid staff.
  • Ensure adequate program coverage with particular attention to scheduling around summer vacations.
  • Address any disciplinary actions needed for paid staff, volunteers, and clients in accordance with organization policy.

 Board Administration

  • Attend, participate in and assist with presentation of materials at all Board meetings.
  • Attend Board Committee meetings as requested.

 QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to work with and lead a broad range of people including clients, volunteers, donors, partners, vendors, and staff;
  • Strong analytic and communications skills: written, verbal, presentation;
  • Strong computer skills: Microsoft Office required; familiarity with Apricot, QuickBooks and/or GiftWorks a plus;
  • Understanding of budgets and financial reporting;
  • Flexibility, adaptability, sense of humor;
  • Knowledge of Spanish helpful;
  • Nonprofit management experience or familiarity with the organization;
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs and maneuver up and down stairs;
  • Valid United States driver’s license. 

HOURS

  • 35 - 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday 8 AM – 3 PM; more or less for various reasons throughout the year. 
  • Some Saturdays and evenings required.

ABOUT NEIGHBOR TO NEIGHBOR

Neighbor to Neighbor is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to improve the lives of residents in need throughout the Greenwich area and strengthen our community by creating access to nutritious food, quality clothing and basic living essentials in an atmosphere of kindness and respect.  We operate a food pantry providing food for 750 Greenwich families to prepare 360,000 meals annually.  We operate a clothing room providing 19,000 shopping bags of clothing, linens and small household items to 5,000 residents of Greenwich, Stamford and Port Chester.  Everything provided to our clients is at no cost to them and is designed to alleviate the negative effects of poverty and provide opportunities for low income people to rebuild their lives.

OUR CORE VALUES:

At Neighbor to Neighbor, we are:

Welcoming: We respect the dignity of every human being and endeavor to create a positive environment for our community of clients, donors, volunteers and staff.
Responsive: We strive to deliver the highest quality services in a professional manner.
Collaborative: We recognize we can’t do it alone and value all our relationships and community partnerships.
Accountable: We serve as wise stewards of our human, material and financial resources. 

TO APPLY:
SEND RESUME & COVER LETTER c/o PAMELA SPEER BY 6 PM SUNDAY JUNE 2, 2019 TO:

neighbor.hr@gmail.com

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