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Executive Director

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ALSO Youth
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Sarasota, FL

About ALSO Youth:

ALSO Youth serves LGBTQIA+ youth in Sarasota and Manatee counties through a combination of safe space drop-in center(s) and programming and services. ALSO Youth was founded 27 years ago and serves hundreds of youth annually through the Center(s) and outreach programs. ALSO Youth is a Non-Profit Charity that provides peer support services, educational programs, advocacy, and referrals for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex, and questioning youth ages 13 to 21, their families and friends, and the community, thereby enhancing self-esteem, promoting healthy dialogue, and increasing awareness of sexual minority youth issues. 


Position Description:

The Executive Director is the CEO of the ALSO Youth (AY) Center(s) and is responsible for the overall administration and management of the Center(s), including all personnel, fiscal, and operational matters. The Executive Director is expected to work with the youth population served by ALSO Youth and must be able to pass a comprehensive criminal background and credit check.


Scope of Duties.

Specific duties and responsibilities shall include, but not be limited to, the following:  

  • Give direction and leadership to the formulation and achievement of the organization's philosophy, mission, and its annual goals and objectives. 
  • Make recommendations to the Board of Directors to develop overall strategy and to assure funding and fiduciary responsibility.  Further, under the direction of the Board of Directors, Employee shall oversee Employer’s fund-raising activities and programs. 
  • Work with the Board of Directors and staff to develop and implement policies, procedures, and long-range strategic plans. 
  • Manage the planning, and direct the implementation and evaluation, of programs to enhance the effectiveness of local services and resources for LGBTQ+ youth and the communities served. 
  • Establish and/or revise policies and procedures as needed to ensure efficient and cost-effective management of the organization in keeping with overall mission and goals. 
  • Oversee administrative, financial and program operations, and all personnel matters (design of staff organizational structure, annual evaluations, salary recommendations, hiring and firing responsibilities, etc.). 
  • Prepare and, following Board approval, administer the Employer's annual budget. 
  • Negotiate and ensure compliance with Employer's contracts. 
  • Manage the overall operation of Employer's facilities and equipment. 
  • Establish and oversee training programs for staff development. 
  • Pursue and incorporate additional revenue sources through a variety of fundraising mechanisms, consistent with the mission statement of the organization.’ 
  • Maintain a close working relationship with representatives of key community partners and the community at large. 
  • Keep informed of trends, issues, events and developments within the field through professional peer contacts, conference attendance, etc. 
  • Develop and coordinate an active volunteer program. 


The Executive Director position is a full-time, exempt status position, requiring a flexible work schedule, including some nights and weekends. This position offers paid vacation, holidays, and sick days.


COVID-19 Considerations

This is an onsite position. All Covid-19 safety precautions have been and will continue to be observed (i.e.; masking, temperature checks. sanitation, limitations on indoor visitors).

About ALSO Youth:

ALSO Youth serves LGBTQIA+ youth in Sarasota and Manatee counties through a combination of safe space drop-in center(s) and programming and services. ALSO Youth was founded 27 years ago and serves hundreds of youth annually…

Details at a glance

  • Full Time Schedule
  • Executive

Benefits

  • Paid vacation, paid holidays, paid sick days
  • We will provide a medical stipend and reimbursement for mission-relevant training/conferences
  • Paid vacation, paid holidays, paid sick days
  • We will provide a medical stipend and reimbursement for mission-relevant training/conferences

Location

On-site
Sarasota, FL

How to Apply

Please submit a brief cover letter, including salary expectations, résumé, and references as attachments via email to: resumes@alsoyouth.org with Subject Line: ALSO Youth ED Search


No calls or agencies, please. All inquiries or referrals will be held in strict confidence. 

Please submit a brief cover letter, including salary expectations, résumé, and references as attachments via email to: resumes@alsoyouth.org with Subject Line: ALSO Youth ED Search…

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