Nonprofit

Executive Director

Hybrid
Work must be performed in or near Washington, DC
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Published 19 hours ago

Details at a Glance

Time Commitment
Full Time Schedule
Education
4-Year Degree Required
Experience Level
Director
Salary
USD $78,000 - $80,000 / year

Description

GREATER BROOKLAND INTERGENERATIONAL VILLAGE

Executive Director Job Description


GBIV OVERVIEW

Greater Brookland Intergenerational Village (GBIV) is a member-driven nonprofit dedicated to building an even stronger, multigenerational community in the greater Brookland area of Washington, DC. We help our neighbors in Brookland, Brentwood, Langdon, Woodridge, and University Heights develop the relationships and tools needed to age well in place and in community. GBIV is part of an association of thirteen Senior Villages in DC, known as the DC Village Collaborative. Villages work with members to provide social, wellness, and educational programs.  They also coordinate volunteers to deliver support services such as  transportation, home maintenance, yard work, and technology assistance. 

As we begin our fifth year, we are focused on growing our membership, expanding our programs, and enhancing our volunteer services. Additionally, GBIV is committed to establishing policies and processes to ensure long-term organizational health. 


POSITION SUMMARY

GBIV is seeking a civic-minded, entrepreneurial leader to serve as our organization’s next Executive Director (ED). In this role, you will focus on creating systems and partnerships to build organizational resilience and empower our Village volunteers to lead program, membership, and volunteer processes. As a creative, solutions-oriented professional, you understand how to engage and inspire a network of volunteers to collaboratively meet fundraising and program goals.  Most importantly, you will bring a commitment to GBIV’s mission of creating an inclusive, multigenerational community in support of older adults in greater Brookland.


DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Member Management

Manage the Membership Committee to:

  • Recruit new Village members, including tabling at community outreach events, hosting info sessions (in-person and virtual), presenting to community partners, and conducting one-on-ones
  •  Onboard new members
  • Ensure a high level of member engagement, including conducting one-on-ones, check-in calls, house visits, and digital communications to make sure members are informed and connected to Village programs and services
  • Empower members and volunteers to lead programs for the Village
  • Manage member requests for services, whether by connecting them with a Village volunteer or making referrals to other city-wide services
  • Administer and evaluate annual membership survey to measure outcomes and improve member satisfaction 

Program Management 

Manage the Program Committee and a part-time Program Coordinator (20 hrs/wk) to:

  • Coordinate high-quality events and programs that meet community needs within the scope of GBIV’s mission
  • Survey members to solicit suggestions and feedback
  • Manage registration, attendance, and follow-up 

Volunteer Management

Build a member-led Volunteer committee to assist with the following:

  • Oversee volunteer recruitment, training, and volunteer deployment  
  • Increase volunteer engagement through activities such as volunteer appreciation events and larger volunteer-oriented programs
  • Support volunteers that serve as members of various committees, including Programs, Membership, Volunteer, and Fundraising
  • Actively solicit volunteer feedback to improve the volunteer program

Organizational and Fiduciary Operations:

  • Cultivate, engage, and strengthen GBIV’s board of directors and committees; report regularly to the board of directors
  • Create annual budget and goals with the guidance and collaboration of the board of directors 
  • Oversee Village finances with support from GBIV’s accountant and board treasurer; including overseeing reimbursement of government grants, running payroll, expense tracking and coding, and paying vendors
  • Oversee reporting to government agencies and ensure legal compliance with state and federal law (i.e., annual 990, taxes, insurance, DC’s Clean Hands mandate, etc.)
  • Troubleshoot and make key decisions regarding Village infrastructure (i.e., office space, equipment, website and database, payment processing companies, and phone service)
  • Direct team roles and evaluate employee performance

Fundraising: 

  • Cultivate long-term relationships with foundations, individuals, corporate sponsors, and other neighborhood partners
  • Work alongside the Fundraising Committee to sustain programs and services, including planning annual giving campaigns and fundraising events and seeking new grants or sponsorship opportunities 
  • Partner with DC Villages Collaborative to solicit and maintain funding from DC government 
  • Develop impact evaluation tools to be able to assess and share benefits of Village membership with current and potential funders
  • Ensure compliance with grantor requirements; create reports as needed for funders

Partner Engagement: 

  • Actively participate in the DC Village Collaborative 
  • Build and further develop partnerships with like-minded nonprofits, local religious organizations, government agencies, other Villages, and companies that work to support older adults 
  • Work with the board to stay visible in front of the City Council and testify at performance oversight and budget hearings 
  • Support and enhance GBIV’s branding and visibility in our community

Other duties as assigned. 


QUALIFICATIONS 

Must Haves:

  • Strong interpersonal skills and collaborative leadership style
  • Experience building relationships with diverse groups of individuals
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with exceptional time-management skills
  • Experience facilitating workshops, planning events, and managing volunteers
  • Commitment to GBIV’s mission
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Proven record in fundraising and development
  • Experience with board cultivation and engagement
  • Experience with individual donor cultivation and stewardship
  • Successful history implementing annual giving campaigns and fundraisers
  • Experience using G Suite (Gmail, Google Docs, Google Sheets, etc.), Canva, Mailchimp, Quickbooks, and member databases

Optional:

  • Familiarity with or lived experience in the greater Brookland area
  • Experience supporting the well-being and self-determination of older adults 
  • Familiarity with the senior service landscape of DC
  • Prior social worker experience
  • Bilingual


WORK HOURS & HYBRID WORK

This is a full-time, Monday-Friday position with occasional evening and weekend hours. You may perform some of your duties remotely but will be expected to be in greater Brookland for some portion of each week. Office space is provided in Brookland.


PERFORMANCE EVALUATION  

The position is subject to a probationary period of the first 90 days of employment. This is to provide a period during which the employee's performance can be evaluated to determine if their performance, ability, willingness, and dependability merit continuation for employment. Subsequent performance evaluations will be held at the employee’s annual anniversary date of employment and led by the board president.

The ED will report directly to the Board of Directors.


GREATER BROOKLAND INTERGENERATIONAL VILLAGE

Executive Director Job Description


GBIV OVERVIEW

Greater Brookland Intergenerational Village (GBIV) is a member-driven nonprofit dedicated to building an even stronger…

Benefits

GBIV offers a healthcare stipend of $5K annually and unlimited annual paid time off. The ED will be able to perform many of their duties remotely, but will be expected to be in greater Brookland for some portion of each week. Office space provided in Brookland.

GBIV offers a healthcare stipend of $5K annually and unlimited annual paid time off. The ED will be able to perform many of their duties remotely, but will be expected to be in greater…

Level of Language Proficiency

English

English

Location

Hybrid
Work must be performed in or near Washington, DC
2316 Rhode Island Ave NE, Washington, DC 20018, USA

How to Apply

Send your cover letter and resume to the GBIV Board (gbiv-board@googlegroups.com), attention Bessie Watts, with the subject line: Executive Director Application. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.  If interested in the position, we encourage you to submit your application, whether or not you believe you meet all the qualifications.

GBIV is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment. We value diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We are dedicated to creating a workplace that is inclusive and welcoming to all qualified individuals, regardless of their background. We encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds to apply for any open positions at GBIV.



Send your cover letter and resume to the GBIV Board (gbiv-board@googlegroups.com), attention Bessie Watts, with the subject line: Executive Director Application. Applications will…

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