Posted on November 22, 2017 by
Embrace A Vet
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.
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
How to Apply
How To Apply: Please submit resume and accompanying letter explaining why you find this position of interest to Diane Hender at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application Deadline: 12/15/2017