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Executive Director

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West Haven, CT, USA

The executive director reports to the board of directors.  This role includes a variety of tasks that include management and oversight of the organization including paid staff and volunteers, community relations, sourcing donations and acknowledgement of grants.  Requires a commitment to fighting food insecurity.

Areas of Responsibility: 

Oversight of the organization.  Assessing the needs of the community regarding food insecurity; developing and maintaining community partnerships to meet this need.  The executive director is also responsible for coordinating efforts with private and government entities regarding regulations and funding opportunities.Supervision of all programs, paid staff and volunteers.


Educational Background: 
four year degree

-minimum of 5 years management experience.  Experience with non profits mandatory; experience with food banking preferred.  Bi-lingual a plus.  Grant writing a plus.

-strong organizational, communication and development skills.

-Experience working a non profit board of directors

-Management of staff and volunteers

-Ability to make presentations to the public

-Develop and maintain community partnerships; assessing needs and fulfilling our mission of service by fighting against food insecurity.  Commitment to fighting hunger

-Experience with financial management

-Management and oversight of property and buildings

-Flexible work schedule including evening meetings, fundraisers or speaking engagements and occasional weekend events.

Proficient with Microsoft Office software and working knowledge of social media platforms.


Salary range is $61,000-$68,000.  Paid vacation and sick time.

How to Apply: 

Send cover letter and resume [email protected] or send to WHEAT, attn Rose Majestic, 674 Washington Ave., West Haven, CT  06516.  Only applicants being interviewed will be called.  Respectfully, no calls accepted. Deadline for application June 30, 2022

Additional Information: 

WHEAT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

WHEAT maintains a drug free workplace

Organization Info


West Haven, CT
Annual Budget : 
1-10 employees
About Us
Areas of Focus: 

Our mission is to fight food insecurity in our community. We are passionate about advocating the disadvantaged.


Food Pantry

Awards & Accolades: 
Outstanding Charitable Service to the Community
Outstanding Service to Veterans
Why Work For Us?: 

Our organizational culture consists of paid staff and volunteers carrying out our mission to fight hunger in our community.  Working for our organization combines a variety of management and community outreach opportunities, all towards oversight of the program as well as assessing needs of our community through partnerships with religious, educational, civic, business and other non profit agencies.  Working for WHEAT means being in a collegial environment with a wide variety of duties and challenges.

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Listing Stats

Post Date: 
May 24 2022
Active Until: 
Jun 24 2022
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