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Executive Director

Danbury, CT, USA
Full-time

Jericho Partnership, a public charity founded in 2005 as a partnership of congregations, foundations, and ministry organizations currently seeks an Executive Director.  Jericho exists to meet the academic, physical, social & emotional, and spiritual needs of Danbury's at-risk youth, and by extension their families for God's glory.  Our key ministries include Christ-centered 1:1 and small-group mentoring and academic support programs.  Jericho combats food insecurity among Danbury's most vulnerable communities through a thriving food pantry.  Jericho addresses students' social needs through life preparedness workshops, and also provides access to high-quality pediatric healthcare through its ministry partner, Samaritan Health Center. 

Areas of Responsibility: 

Currently, we seek a seasoned professional to lead the partnership in the following manner:  as a lead executive responsible for implementing the current strategic plan and ensuring effective functioning of all ministry operations; as a financial officer leading the development process of and managing the budget; as a development officer working in conjunction with specific foundations to cultivate, maintain, and advance all major gift partners, as well as maintain and grow relationships with current and new grant-makers.

Educational Background: 
Master's degree in social sciences, nonprofit management, or Christian ministry
Skills/Experience: 

Qualifications:  A personal relationship with Jesus Christ; a person of integrity in all matters; a desire to work in urban ministry in an inner-city environment; must be a leader with proven ability to galvanize, motivate, encourage, support, and where necessary correct/coach staff team; 10+ years' experience demonstrating increased responsibility.  Fluency in Spanish required, and a working knowledge of Portuguese is very helpful.

Compensation/Benefits: 

$80k - $90k per year; health/dental/vision/LTD insurance, PTO 

 

Additional Information: 

Applicants in Danbury, CT are encouraged to apply!!

Organization Info

Jericho Partnership

Overview
Headquarters: 
Danbury, CT, USA
Annual Budget : 
$1-5M
Size: 
1-10 employees
Founded: 
2005
About Us
Mission: 

To serve the academic, physical, social & emotional, and spiritual needs of Danbury’s at-risk youth, and by extension their families, for the glory of God.

Programs: 

Jericho Partnership's key ministries: Christ-centered 1:1 and small-group mentoring and academic support programs (Tutoring, Reading Buddies, Summer Learning Program, and Project-based Learning/Innovation Workshops); a thriving food pantry where Jericho combats food insecurity among Danbury's most vulnerable communities; life-preparedness workshops through which Jericho addresses students' social needs (leadership development, job skills, nutrition, health & wellness); and Samaritan Health Center, Jericho's ministry partner where families not eligible for health insurance can receive high-quality pediatric healthcare.  

Why Work For Us?: 

The Danbury community matters and  working at Jericho Partnership, you'll see just how much you matter to the community.  Jericho Partnership, with less than 15 employees, and over 1,000 individuals, groups, and families that serve anywhere from 3 hours per week to 3 days per month to a week per year, Jericho is a volunteer-powered organization.  Working together side by side each week, staff and volunteers serve the most vulnerable in the greater Danbury community.  And it all starts from the top down—having a leader that demonstrates their love for Jesus Christ by pitching in to assist in whatever capacity is necessary to serve those in need, having a bias for action and commitment to pray regularly for staff, partners, families, and volunteers..  

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Jul 10 2021
Active Until: 
Aug 9 2021
Hiring Organization: 
Jericho Partnership
industry: 
Nonprofit