Executive Director

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Anytown Leadership Program, Inc.

Published 27 days ago

November 2, 2020
October 16, 2020
$18,000 - $24,000


Anytown Leadership Program, Inc. is seeking an Executive Director to join us in our continuing efforts to create a community of positive change agents!


Executive Director - Anytown Leadership Program, Inc. based in Phoenix, Arizona.


About Us:

Anytown Leadership Program, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit human relations organization. We are dedicated to educating, embracing and empowering leaders to promote social change and we envision a society that is strengthened by diversity, inclusion, respect and justice for all people.

Anytown Leadership Camp is our flagship, youth development program serving teenagers and young adults aged 14 to 19. The key to Anytown’s success is bringing young people of all races, cultures, religions and backgrounds together for learning, sharing and understanding. Participants engage in interactive dialogue within diverse community groups throughout the week in order to address the feelings that can often initiate the negative spiral of prejudice and hatred and possibly a sense of distrust and misunderstanding.  Anytown helps bring awareness to these issues, and once this awareness has been achieved, participants are then enabled and empowered to become agents of change within their schools and communities.  Participants are identified for their leadership potential. For some, it is a natural selection. For others, it requires someone to see the leadership possibility hidden beneath “attitude and swagger”.

Anytown at School also fulfills this mission in other camps sometimes identified as Mini-Towns (for middle school-aged students) or Unitowns in certain high school communities. We offer a series of customized in-school and off-site programs built on our powerful and proven curriculum. 

Additionally, Anytown at Work programming provides a robust range of trainings and technical assistance for corporations, businesses, nonprofits, and educational institutions doing business in a multicultural world.

Our Mission: 

Anytown Leadership Program is a human relations organization dedicated to educating, embracing and empowering leaders to promote social change.

We envision a society that is strengthened by diversity, inclusion, respect and justice for all people.

Job Summary: 

The Executive Director is the key management leader of Anytown Leadership Programs, Inc (ALP); has overall strategic and operational responsibility for staff, programs, expansion, and execution of its mission; is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs and strategic plan of the organization. Other key duties include 

but are not limited to; community outreach, marketing, and fundraising. The position reports directly to the ALP Board of Directors. 



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The following requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required: 

  • Ability to convey a vision of ALP’s strategic future to board, staff, volunteers and donors; Strategic planning and implementation; 
  • Ability to interface and engage diverse volunteer and donor groups; 
  • Demonstrate ability to oversee and collaborate with staff; Commitment to provide quality programs and data-driven program evaluation; 
  • Ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders and cultures; 
  • Passion, idealism, integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven, and self-directed. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 



A Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent experience in the nonprofit and youth development field; 

Candidates will demonstrate strong skills in: 

  • Fiscal management, resource development and maintenance, agency and program planning, and public relations; 
  • Strong organizational abilities including planning, delegating, program development and task facilitation; 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; 
  • Strong public speaking ability; 
  • Proven leadership, coaching, and relationship management experience; 
  • Ability to coach staff, manage, and develop high-performance teams;
  • Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable, and innovative approach to project management. 


General Responsibilities:

  1. Board Governance: Responsible for leading ALP in a manner that supports and guides the organization’s mission as defined by the ALP Board of Directors; Responsible for communicating effectively with the ALP Board and providing, in a timely and accurate manner, all information necessary for the ALP Board to function properly and to make informed decisions. Ensure ongoing local programmatic excellence, rigorous program evaluation, and consistent quality of finance and administration, fundraising, communications, and systems; recommend timelines and resources needed to achieve the strategic goals.


  1. Financial Performance and Viability: Shares in the responsibility for the fiscal integrity of ALP (includes submission to the Board of a proposed annual budget and monthly financial statements); which accurately reflect the financial condition of the organization; Responsible for fiscal management that generally anticipates operating within the approved budget, ensures maximum resource utilization, and maintenance of the organization in a positive financial position; Assist with fundraising efforts and the development of other resources necessary to support ALP’s mission. 


  1. Organization Mission and Strategy: Works with board and staff to ensure that the mission is fulfilled through programs, strategic planning and community outreach;  Responsible for implementation of ALP’s programs that carry out the organization’s mission including the constant task of delegate recruitment;  Responsible for strategic planning to ensure that ALP can successfully fulfill its Mission into the future;  Shares responsibility for the enhancement of ALP’s image; Deepen and refine all aspects of communications—from web presence to external relations with the goal of creating a stronger brand; Build partnerships in new markets.


  1. Organization Operations: Provide responsible and effective administration of ALP operations; Responsible for the hiring and retention of competent, qualified volunteer staff; Actively engage and energize ALP volunteers, board members, event committees, alumni, partnering organizations, and funders; Lead, coach, develop, and retain ALP's high-performance senior volunteer management team; Ensure effective systems to track scaling progress, and regularly evaluate program components, so as to measure successes that can be effectively communicated to the board, funders, and other constituents. 


Key Responsibilities 

Include, but are not restricted to:  1) Fundraising, Resource Development and Maintenance, 2) Agency and Program Planning, 3) Community and Public Relations, 4) Personnel Management, 5) Agency Liaison to the Board of Directors, and 6) Fiscal Management. 


Fundraising, Resource Development and Maintenance: Research and prepare grant proposals and other funding applications; Work with Board in any fund-raising events or activities. 


Agency and Program Planning:

  • Short-Term - Prepare quarterly program reports to the Board and ALP community; Oversee agency and program compliance with established policies and procedures. 
  • Long Term - Develop, implement, and maintain tracking systems and/or for both volunteer and delegate files; Develop and initiate time-oriented strategic plans to establish agency goals (e.g., 1-year, 5-year, 10-year plans).

Community and Public Relationships: Develop and maintain relationships with all appropriate groups, agencies, and organizations; Oversee release of press packets and news releases, and follow-up of any media coverage; Be available for public speaking engagements.

Personnel Management: Establishing employment and administrative policies and procedures for all functions and for the day-to-day operation of the nonprofit; Recruit and supervise ALP volunteers and Ambassadors; Prepare after-camp performance evaluations (oral and written) for all volunteers and ALC Ambassadors; Staff development.

Board of Directors Liaison: Attend Board meetings - (expectation 90% of scheduled meetings.); Oversee implementation of all Board directives, policies, and procedures; Serve as liaison between Board and volunteer staff; Keep Board apprised of ALP operations, changes, and problems.

Fiscal Management: Manage day-to-day fiscal operations; Assist in developing agency annual budget.



Part-Time position with a pay range of $1,500 to $2,000 a month


Currently, this is a part-time position and benefits are not available with this position. 

Required Certifications: 

  • Possess or obtain upon hire; an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card; 
  • Required to complete the following online trainings upon hire: Child Abuse Prevention and Mandatory Reporting.


Anytown Leadership Program, Inc. is seeking an Executive Director to join us in our continuing efforts to create a community of positive change agents!


Executive Director - Anytown Leadership Program, Inc. based in…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Part Time Schedule
  • Contract
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Executive


Remote work/ flexible schedule

Remote work/ flexible schedule


Phoenix, AZ

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