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Executive Director Job Opening – SEVCA (VT)

Southeastern Vermont Community Action

Westminster, Vermont

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The search committee will consider candidates on a rolling basis for interviews this fall,
and welcome the new Executive Director by early 2022

Introduction

SEVCA’s Board of Directors is seeking candidates to succeed Steve Geller, who has dedicated himself to serving as Executive Director for the past 17+ years and will retire at the end of 2021. The E.D. will guide overall direction and strategy, engage with external partners; strengthen the financial health and operations of the organization with the board and leadership team; develop relationships across private, public, and non-profit sectors to advance SEVCA’s mission, vision, and program strategy; and energize and engage staff to maximize benefits to the individuals and families served.  They will be a collaborative, thoughtful, and inclusive leader, committed to providing a supportive and respectful workplace where SEVCA’s dedicated and knowledgeable staff can thrive and succeed.

Throughout the unprecedented challenges of the current pandemic, SEVCA not only maintained its essential role in providing critical services and assistance to individuals and families in crisis, we led in the mobilization of multiple sectors to effectively and efficiently administer new programs addressing food security (VT Everyone Eats), housing, energy costs, economic distress, and other critical needs.  Looking to the future we seek to further develop our capacity to engage, mobilize and innovate to seize the opportunities present in this extraordinary period in which our state and nation have expanded the resources and the commitment to improve the lives and futures of our communities.

See job announcement for additional information including overview of SEVCA, summary of the E.D. position, key areas of responsibility, qualifications and compensation package.

To Apply

Apply online using the form at the bottom of the job posting page.

Please visit https://bethgilpin.com/current-openings/.  Our search partner, Beth Gilpin Consulting, at beth@bethgilpin.com, would be happy to speak with individuals seeking additional insights before applying.

An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

www.sevca.org

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