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Executive Director, LiveUp Programs

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LiveUp Programs
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Woodbury, NY
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Published 29 days ago

Come lead a strong community that creates experiences where adults with Down Syndrome and their peers can feel empowered and grow together while advocating for a more inclusive world.

 

Founded in 2011, LiveUp Programs is a non-profit organization that provides both in-person and virtual programs for adults with Down syndrome (21+). Our programs focus on life and social skill development, healthy living, and giving back to the community. During our programs peer mentors pair up with young adults with Down syndrome, which fosters close, strong relationships. 

 

We currently offer programs in-person programming in New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC, and San Diego, with 20-25 participants each.  We began offering virtual programming during the pandemic and now see it as a great way to keep our community connected.  We hope to expand our programs to offer sessions for siblings and parents as well.  Our community has served 200+ families with Down syndrome and engaged +450 volunteers. 


The Opportunity

LiveUp Programs (LiveUp) is currently seeking a full-time Executive Director to lead the organization to its greater potential. This individual will run the day-to-day administration of LiveUp, including working with the volunteer directors of the in-person programs as well as organizing and expanding our virtual programs.  This individual will grow our pipeline of donors and corporate partners across the Northeast and beyond.  Through the use of social media and our weekly newsletters, the Executive Director will engage a growing community. 

Responsibilities include overseeing LiveUp event logistics, managing relationships with donors and company partners, working with Program Directors to support the administrative needs of our in-person programs, organize virtual programming for participants and the community, and managing the daily operations of LiveUp to accelerate our growth.

The Ideal Candidate

  • 5+ years in non-profit, education, or community-facing role with an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Self-starter with the ability to take initiative and run with projects independently 
  • Organized, energetic, and positive with natural leadership qualities 
  • Strong background in fundraising and donor cultivation (grant writing experience a plus!)
  • Execute a short-term and long-term strategic vision in partnership with the LiveUp community
  • Excellent communication; public speaking, relationship building, and presentation skills
  • A passion for working with those with developmental disabilities and increasing acceptance for all 
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with volunteers (ages 21 to 65)

Come lead a strong community that creates experiences where adults with Down Syndrome and their peers can feel empowered and grow together while advocating for a more inclusive world.

 

Founded in 2011, LiveUp Programs is a non-profit…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Start Date
    January 31, 2022
  • Application Deadline
    January 20, 2022
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Managerial
Salary
USD $25,000 - USD $55,000
/ year
Commensurate with experience and non-profit sector

Benefits

The Perks

  • Grow a small non-profit and make it your own – utilizing and learning numerous skills along the way
  • Flexible work schedule & remote work with the expectation of travel for programs & some meetings 
  • Empower adults with Down syndrome such that there is pronounced growth & increased confidence
  • Engage with a passionate & energetic group of volunteers looking to make the world a better place
  • Increase resources & opportunities for adults with Down syndrome, their families & the community

The Perks

  • Grow a small non-profit and make it your own – utilizing and learning numerous skills along the way
  • Flexible work schedule & remote work with the expectation of…

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
Syosset-Woodbury Rd, Woodbury, NY, USA

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Reach out to Jenna at Jenna@LiveUpPrograms.org if you have questions.

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