An Opportunity to Lead VFA
We are looking for a passionate leader and advocate of immigrant and refugees in our region to help grow our successful programs and improve our resource development and operational efforts.
This position leads a strong, primarily women of color team from immigrant and refugee backgrounds. The Executive Director will lead authentically and embody our values around collaboration by working closely with our team of eight staff members, three of whom are directly supervised by this position: the Associate Director in charge of programs who will work closely with the Executive Director on many of our leadership strategies and activities; the Senior Development Manager who oversees resource development; and the Community Engagement Manager who leads our volunteer and community engagement efforts.
The Executive Director will also provide support and leadership for the Board of Directors who is responsible for providing high-level strategy, governance, resource development support and financial oversight. The VFA culture is informal, yet professional with a focus on building skills and strength from within our organization and the communities we serve. The Executive Director oversees and develops resources for our annual $1 million budget with a goal of growing our revenue and reserves over time.
Our new leader will demonstrate the ability to take initiative, think strategically, lead effectively, and achieve our goals. This person will be passionate about immigrant and refugee communities and growing our team of talented staff, volunteers, partners and board members. The Executive Director is a full-time exempt position and reports to the Board of Directors.
Email a resume and a brief cover letter detailing how your experience and qualifications make you a good fit for the role and VFA to HR@vfaseattle.org. Reference the job title “Executive Director” in the subject line. This position is open until filled, with priority given to applications received by December 15th, 2019.