Position Opening

Position Opening

POSITION:                                Executive Director of Volunteers In Service
REPORTS TO:                           Board of Directors
STATUS:                                    Full-time salaried
PREFERRED START DATE:   August 2019

OVERVIEW

The Executive Director will give evidence of a deep love for Christ, and will exemplify Him in all of his/her work to further Christ’s Kingdom. The person in this position will share the passion of Jesus regarding marginalized people, value and serve a diverse community, and positively motivate people in a collaborative, team-centered environment. The person will exemplify the characteristics of a servant leader.

PRIMARY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

Administrative

  • Oversee all matters regarding operations.
  • Supervise and evaluate staff. Conduct regular staff meetings.
  • Develop annual budget and monitor income and expenses.
  • Serve as liaison to landlord (Providence Christian Reformed Church [CRC])
  • Submit written report and attend Board meetings.
  • Assist the Board with recruiting and orienting new Board members.

Strategic Planning and Development

  • Identify new program opportunities that encourage partnering with initiatives and collaborations.
  • Cast vision for, and strategically plan, a course of action for all areas of the organization.
  • Oversee the fund development plan and participate in fundraising.
  • Be visible in the community to raise awareness and support.
  • Communicate effectively the mission of VIS to various stakeholders in churches and the community.

Training and Coaching Church Leaders

  • Facilitate trainings including the annual Deacon Orientation Training.
  • Provide training, coaching and resourcing for deacons and other ministry leaders.
  • Communicate through blogs, e-news and facebook.
  • Report at CRC Classis Meetings (2x/year).
  • Serve on the Diaconal Ministry Committee (CRC Classis GR South) and give VIS report.
  • Facilitate a church Leadership Training Event bi-annually.
  • Grow partnerships with multi-denominational churches and agencies.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • The Director must evidence a lifestyle of Christian service, and be an active member of a Christian church.
  • Be familiar with the role of the Deacon in the Christian Reformed Church.
  • Provide strategic analysis and direction.
  • Effectively manage people and projects.
  • Communicate skillfully both verbally and in writing.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred.
  • Five years minimum experience in a leadership role in a ministry setting.
  • Possess critical thinking skills, and an efficient and organized work style that includes proficiency in basic computer applications.

To apply, email your resume and cover letter to info@visgr.org by June 21, 2019.