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Executive Director

Boys & Girls Club of Souhegan Valley

The Boys & Girls Club of Souhegan Valley located in Milford, NH offers before and after school programs, vacation camps, snow day programs, summer day camps, theater programs, athletics, recreational activities, and drug/alcohol misuse prevention programs to children in grades 1-12. We also provide early education programs for kids aged 3-5.

Each day when kids arrive at our Club they are offered age-appropriate activities in the arts, health and lifestyle skills programming, recreational opportunities, theater arts, and more! Our core programs engage young people in activities with adults amd peers that enable them to perform better academically, develop good character and citizenship, and adopt healthy lifestyles. 


Serving our community's youth since 1994, the Boys & Girls Club of Souhegan Valley is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) agency providing youth development programs for children ages 6 - 18 after school and during the summer. Through fundraising and grants we ensure all kids who need us have access to our programs - no one is turned away due to an inability to pay.  Our organization is fiscally stable with a committed staff and board.   

The position of Executive Director will support the mission of the Boys & Girls Club of Souhegan Valley by providing overall leadership in the areas of strategic planning, operations, development, and community relations. This position will provide leadership, direction, and support to the Board of Directors in developing organizational goals, attaining/allocating resources, and establishing policies. The Executive Director also provides leadership and direction to staff in the development of programs and services and the general operations of the Club.Learn more about us at www.svbgc.org.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Requirements:

The successful applicant will exhibit strong business management skills, a history of successful fundraising, a commitment to effective development of, and management of, professional staff and volunteer resources, and a belief in the importance of youth development programs. A minimum five to seven years experience in managing programs or operations with at least two years experience in leadership capacity, or an equivalent combination of experience is required. Nonprofit management experience preferred. A proven ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the Board of Directors, staff, community groups, and other related agencies is required. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Available benefits include 401K contributions, health care, PTO, vacation, and professional development. Learn more about us at www.svbgc.org.

Responsibilities:

 Leadership

  1. Provide leadership and direction to ensure the effective operation and delivery of programs within the Club and community:
  • Support the organization’s mission and principles
  • Ensure an environment that facilitates the achievement of youth development outcomes
  • Ensure programs, services and activities that support youth development outcomes
  • Ensure establishment of and adherence to policies and procedures
  • Ensure the organization meets or exceeds all safety and program quality requirements

Strategic Planning

  1. Working with the Board of Directors to ensure a strategic planning process is instituted that results in the development and implementation of a quality strategic plan.
  2. Working with the Board of Directors and staff, identify and evaluate opportunities for improvement and implement those plans for improvements that are accepted by the Board.

Board Development

  1. Support the Board in their identification, recruiting, and developing effective board members.
  2. Encourage active participation by Board members and support effective board roles and functioning. Oversee staff liaisons to Board committees to ensure they are provided with the information and support necessary to fulfill their objectives.

Resource Development

  1. Work with the Board of Directors to ensure the annual budget is funded and organization has adequate cash flow.
  2. Work with the Board of Directors to develop  financial strategic plans and, as necessary, participate in cultivation and solicitation visits with development staff and Board members.

Resource Management

  1. Ensure development, implementation and monitoring of the Club’s annual budget in collaboration with financial management staff.
  2. Ensure all necessary administrative and operational systems are in place to support effective operations.
  3. Ensure productive and effective staff performance, managing the performance of management level professionals.

Technology

  1. Working through the Technology Committee, ensure the development and implementation of plans for updating existing technology and resources to meet Club operational needs. Ensure all Club technology and information management systems are adequately funded and maintained.

Partnership Development

  1. Develop strategic alliances with community leaders and local officials. Develop collaborative partnerships with other youth serving organizations, members, parents, families, funders and community organizations.

Marketing and Public Relations

  1. Increase visibility of Club programs, services and activities and maintain good public relations.
How to Apply:

Email a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Bob Heaton at bheaton@svbgc.org

Job Location:

Milford

Date Added: June 29, 2017

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