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Executive Director Job Opening – Connecticut Association for Community Action

Connecticut Association for Community Action

Middletown, CT

Seeks Executive Director

Job  announcement (3 pages)

Position open until filled
Review of applications expected to begin by April 19, 2019

Retirement Announcement

Read the full retirement announcement highlighting some of CAFCA’s accomplishments over the past 25 years under Edith Karsky’s leadership

Job Announcement

The Connecticut Association for Community Action (CAFCA) is the umbrella organization supporting the work of Connecticut’s Community Action Agencies.  Together, CAFCA and its member agencies form a powerful statewide anti-poverty network, addressing communities’ need for a range of crucial social services helping low-income residents of all ages.

CAFCA seeks a dynamic full-time Executive Director to lead Connecticut’s network of nine Community Action Agencies. The Executive Director will lead CAFCA’s advocacy on behalf of the entire network, as well as leading CAFCA’s own fund development and overall management. The Executive Director must have excellent networking, communication and project implementation skills.

This is an exciting opportunity for a strong leader and coalition-builder who wants to accomplish statewide impact for Connecticut’s most vulnerable residents.

See job announcement for more information including information about CAFCA, key responsibilities of the next CAFCA executive director, essential functions, required knowledge, skills and abilities, qualifications, location, schedule, work and travel requirements, and compensation package.

To Apply
  • Candidates must provide a cover letter describing interest in and qualifications for the position, and a resume.
  • Applications should be sent by email to execsearch@cafca.org.  CAFCA also welcomes suggestions of possible candidates for the position.
  • Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  The Search Committee expects to begin reviewing applications by April 19, 2019.

The Connecticut Association for Community Action is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer


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