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Executive Director Job Opening – Thrive Virginia CAA (VA)

Thrive Virginia Community Action Agency

New Kent, VA

Seeks Executive Director

Job announcement

Applications will be accepted until 5:00 PM, Friday, April 30, 2021

Job Posting

Thrive Virginia, a 503c non-profit, Private Community Action Agency, is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Executive Director.  In collaboration with community and governmental partners, the Executive Director is expected to lead the agency and create pathways to self-sufficiency within the Community Action Agency’s service area.

The Executive Director is expected to manage all aspects of the agency’s operations in alignment with the organization’s strategic plan, with an emphasis on the Whole Family Approach.  The Executive Director is expected to lead the agency under the oversight of a tri-partite Board of Directors.


The candidate selected should possess a strong knowledge of community action agency administrative operations and effective delivery of Community Services Block Grant program funding.  Procurement of public and private sources of funding and active engagement with communities served are essential attributes for the successful candidate.  A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience is required; a Master’s degree is preferred.

Upon receipt of a conditional offer of employment, a successful candidate will demonstrate eligibility for employment in the Commonwealth of Virginia and pass a criminal background check.  Thrive Virginia is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.  Thrive Virginia provides compensation and benefits commensurate with demonstrated experience and verified educational attainment.

To Apply

Interested applicants should submit their resume’ and a cover letter at https://thriveva.org/executive-director-search/.

On the subject line, please enter “Executive Director Position.  Do not contact the Thrive Virginia office directly regarding this employment opportunity.

An Equal Opportunity Employer


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