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Retreat Farm in Brattleboro, Vermont, seeks Executive Director

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Retreat Farm, Ltd.
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Brattleboro, VT
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Published 24 days ago

Retreat Farm in Brattleboro, Vermont, seeks an Executive Director with the skills, experience and personality necessary to expand our efforts to support a healthy and resilient community in southeastern Vermont and beyond.

Retreat Farm connects people with the working landscape through local food, place-based education, and recreation using our historic farmstead, 170 acres of forests, 230 acres of farm fields, a 100-acre aquatic cove and 10 miles of trails. Our programs have supported food-insecure families, provided outdoor education, leased land to farmers, and hosted concerts, fairs, and exhibitions. The ED will assume leadership at an exciting time. Since 2016, over $10M has been invested in restoring infrastructure, fields, and forests. We have remarkable potential for growth, and a core operating strategy that is fully funded for eight years.

The Executive Director will:

· Lead the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of programs.

· Manage and support staff; oversee hiring, evaluation, and advancement of personnel.

· Oversee financial planning and accounting, working with finance staff; lead the development of annual and long-term budgets.

· Strengthen partnerships with agencies, businesses, and organizations: local, statewide, regional; private and public.

· Develop robust relationships with funders and potential funders and raise funds necessary to assure ongoing fiscal sustainability.

· Prepare materials that communicate fundraising case statements, goals, and results in order to secure grants and gift funds.

· Assure compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

· Assure that organizational policies and procedures are in place and applied.

· Prepare quarterly and annual reports on activities, finances, personnel, and program results.

· Work with the Board of Directors to ensure their full understanding and productive participation in governance, fundraising, relationship-building, financial oversight, and strategic planning.

To learn more please visit www.Retreatfarm.org, and view the Farm’s 2021 Almanac at: https://www.flipsnack.com/retreatfarm/2021-retreat-farm-almanac-h32xqy23f2.html. Retreat Farm is an equal opportunity employer.

To view the full position description and apply by July 5 see https://www.retreatfarm.org/jobs-at-the-farm

Retreat Farm in Brattleboro, Vermont, seeks an Executive Director with the skills, experience and personality necessary to expand our efforts to support a healthy and resilient community in southeastern Vermont and beyond.

Retreat Farm…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Start Date
    September 6, 2022
  • Application Deadline
    July 4, 2022
  • Experience Level
    Executive
Salary
USD $80,000 - USD $100,000
/ year

Benefits

A modest benefits package is included.

A modest benefits package is included.

Location

On-site
45 Farmhouse Square, Brattleboro, VT 05301, United States

How to Apply

To apply, send a single pdf to vernon.grubinger@uvm.edu, search committee chair, containing:

1) a letter describing your interest in the position and the strengths and challenges you would bring to the job, 2) your resume, and 3) contact information for three people that can speak to the extent to which you possess the qualifications and skills listed above. Retreat Farm values diversity in our community and on our team, and we are an equal opportunity employer.

To apply, send a single pdf to vernon.grubinger@uvm.edu, search committee chair, containing:

1) a letter describing your interest in the position and the strengths and challenges you…

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