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Executive Director


Founded in 2006, the Shepherd’s Center of Fairfax-Burke is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to supporting independent and purposeful living and aging-in-place for mature adults. Programs include transportation services for those who can no longer drive, learning and enrichment seminars and luncheons, a gentle exercise class and book club.


Areas of Responsibility: 
  • The Executive Director’s position is an opportunity to provide leadership with enthusiasm, skill, and proven ability. The Director reports to a 15-person Board of Directors to implement the organization’s strategic goals and serve as the point person for community engagement. Responsibilities include management of three office sites and two part-time employees, coordination of programs, collaboration with volunteers, sponsoring organizations and community partners, fiscal management, communications, and media relations. 


Primary Responsibilities


  • Manage overall operations of SCFB, including staff supervision and evaluation.
  • Collaborate with and support volunteer program managers and committees.
  • Maintain official records and documents and ensure compliance with government regulations.
  • Oversee and coordinate all budget actions, including guiding the finance committee to ensure proper financial procedures and preparation of annual budget.
  • Lead effort to ensure high quality communications with volunteers, clients, sponsors, and other community organizations through vehicles such as newsletters, appeal letters, website, emails, and monthly updates.
  • Report to and support the board of directors and board chairman.
  • Serve as the SCFB representative to the community, participate in civic events, and support the recruitment efforts to attract volunteers to the Center.
  • Initiate and coordinate fund-raising activities to support the SCFB mission.
Educational Background: 
Bachelor's Degree

Required Qualifications


  • Experience: Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in  management and administration of programs, personnel, and fiscal accountability.
  • Excellence in administration with the ability to manage staff, develop volunteer teams, and implement programs.
  • Strong organizational skills to manage multiple, time-sensitive priorities and leverage limited resources.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and computer literacy.


Desired Qualifications


  • Education: Minimum of Bachelor’s degree
  • Past success in working with a Board of Directors and cultivating relationships with members and other volunteers.
  • Past success in creating broad participation by volunteers in all areas of the organization.
  • Experience in grant writing.
  • A true enjoyment in working with older adults.
  • We prefer full-time but would consider a 30 hour work week.

Our salary range is $55,000 to $65,000/year. Please note we are unable to provide health insurance but do have in place other benefits (i.e. paid holidays, sick and vacation paid time).

Organization Info

The Shepherds Center of Fairfax-Burke

Fairfax, Va
Annual Budget : 
1-10 employees
About Us
Areas of Focus: 

Help support and enrich the lives of older adults in the Fairfax-Burke & South County communities by enabling them to live independently, with lives of purpose and dignity.


Transportation, Chair Yoga (zoom), Catered Lunches with Speakers, Vaious outings

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Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Mar 28 2024
Active Until: 
Apr 27 2024
Hiring Organization: 
The Shepherds Center of Fairfax-Burke