Executive Director

Posted on November 22, 2017 by Embrace A Vet Brunswick/Topsham, Maine

Job Description

Overview of Organization Founded in 2012, to date Embrace A Vet has been an all-volunteer organization providing direct and supportive services to Maine veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and/or Traumatic Brain Injury and to their families through three signature programs: Caregiver Peer Support groups, multi-day residential Healing & Wellness Retreats, and Paws for Peace service dog training. All programs and services are provided without cost to the veteran and family. Due to the growing demand for our programs, and to our strengthened financial position, the Board of Directors concluded that an Executive Director is needed to oversee day-to-day operations and ensure continuity of services. Overview of Position In this full time position, the Executive Director of Embrace A Vet will report to the Board of Directors, in the person of the president, and will have the primary responsibility of managing day-to-day operations including planning, organization, monitoring and reporting for all three programs. The Executive Director will work closely with experienced volunteer staff, both leadership and support, in several other areas including community outreach/community relations and financial development (annual appeal, events, grants, etc.). Occasional weekends and evening hours will be required. Desired Attributes Seasoned leadership and organizational skills Effective administrative expertise, including written and oral communication, technology and data management Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work well with diverse ages, backgrounds and personalities; experience with the veteran population a plus along with experience in a clinical, medical and/or social work environment Willing to adapt to a flexible work schedule including occasional weekends and evenings Capable of on-the-spot problem solving, team building, training, event planning, and multi-tasking Enthusiasm, creativity, strong sense of humor, patience and initiative essential

Job Type

Full Time

How to Apply

How To Apply: Please submit resume and accompanying letter explaining why you find this position of interest to Diane Hender at info@embraceavet.org. Application Deadline: 12/15/2017