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About the Organization

Founded in May of 1999, the Black AIDS Institute (BAI) is the only national HIV/AIDS think tank focused exclusively on Black people. The Institute’s mission is to stop the AIDS pandemic in Black communities by engaging and mobilizing Black leaders, institutions, and individuals, in efforts to confront HIV. BAI disseminates information; advocates for sound, inclusive, culturally responsive public and private sector health policies; offers training and capacity building; provides health screening for HIV/STI/Hep C and other chronic and infectious diseases, and linkage to inclusive Black centered primary health care; and conducts advocacy and mobilization from a uniquely and unapologetically Black point of view.

About the Opportunity

The Director of Development will work directly with current and potential funders, and is responsible for all aspects of fund development, from researching funding opportunities, writing and submitting proposals and grants, building major donor and direct mail campaigns, and executing successful fundraising events. The successful candidate is a proven fundraiser, compelling storyteller, communicator, pitcher, and avid social networker, who wants to use those skills to advance bold health goals and ensure health care access to vulnerable communities.

 

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About the Organization

Founded in 1973, Illinois Humanities (IH) is a nonprofit organization that works to build dialogue across all sectors of society to examine issues important to democracy in the focus of areas of public policy, media & journalism, business, and art. Using the humanities as a tool to stimulate discussion, they create experiences across Illinois through programming, education, and grantmaking to engage a diverse public on ideas and issues that matter.

About the Opportunity

The Executive Director of Illinois Humanities will lead and oversee all affairs related to the organization and is responsible for the organization’s consistent achievement of its mission, as well as social and financial objectives. The successful candidate must be a skilled leader, prepared to drive the organization in a time of growth, and comfortable working in a highly collaborative environment, leading the senior leadership team of Illinois Humanities and supporting staff. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors, and enables the Board to meet its governance, financial, and legal responsibilities and supports the Board’s oversight role. The Executive Director must be deeply committed to the goals of the organization and creatively support its mission.

 

We are accepting applications until the position is filled.Click here to view the full position description, essential qualifications, and application instructions.

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About the Organization

The Workforce Development Council of Seattle-King County (WDC) is a nonprofit, grant-making organization dedicated to creating career pathways for adults and youth through demand-driven workforce and training programs. The WDC forges relationships across industries and sectors in order to contribute to an inclusive and dynamic regional economy, in which all residents and their families thrive in careers defined by growth and self-sufficiency.

About the Opportunity

As a creative, visionary leader, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) will serve as chief strategist in developing and marketing a forward approach in the delivery of a globally diverse and cutting-edge workforce and learning system in King County. These efforts will result in a vibrant regional system of employment services and job training opportunities for both business and job seekers. The CEO, in concert with the Board of Directors, will shape strategies and initiatives to further WDC objectives, and will collaborate with the Executive Committee to ensure compliance under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). They are expected to lead with an intentional focus on centering racial equity in program integration throughout the work of the WDC, while also forming partnerships and collaborative efforts with all facets of the community.

 

Applications are due by Friday, December 14, 2018. Click here to view the full position description, essential qualifications, and application instructions.

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About the Organization

Since 2002, Growing Home has been Chicago’s leading non-profit engaged in farm-based training for people with employment barriers. The organization envisions a world of healthy people and communities, grounded in a firm belief that everyone deserves to earn a living wage and have access to nutritious food choices. By providing 25 hours per week of paid on-the-job experience and job-readiness training at their farms to approximately 60 people per year, they have contributed to the lives of hundreds of workers, and thousands of their family members. As a leader in the urban agriculture movement, Growing Home strives to be a good, inclusive neighbor and community partner, offering additional services in Chicago’s Englewood community where their farms are located. For more information about Growing Home’s history, programmatic model, and impact, please visit their website (http://growinghomeinc.org/).

 

About the Opportunity

Right now, Growing Home is positioned to expand its impact in exciting ways and wants to share this opportunity with a new Executive Director. The Executive Director of Growing Home will lead and oversee all affairs related to the organization and is responsible for the organization’s consistent achievement of its mission and financial objectives. The successful candidate must be a skilled leader, prepared to drive the organization in a time of growth, comfortable working in a consensus-driven environment, and adept in building collaborative relationships with the staff, Board of Directors, and community. Based out of the Englewood neighborhood, the Executive Director manages a staff of 19 full-time employees, directly supervises the Chief Operating Officer, Development Director and Chief Financial Officer, and reports to the Board of Directors.

 

Applications are due by November 16, 2018Click here to view the full position description, essential qualifications, and application instructions.

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