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Posted June 29, 2018.
Are you looking for your next great adventure? Are you an entrepreneurial and hands-on leader with a great sense of humor? Here is your opportunity to have some real impact!
The Jewish Relief Agency (JRA) is no ordinary nonprofit. We are an innovative, volunteer-driven organization whose goal is to help families in need. Since our founding in 2000, our team of committed, intelligent and experienced professionals and lay leaders has developed some of the most dynamic community engagement and social service programs in the Philadelphia region and, in fact, the country.
JRA has been bringing families and individuals together each month in a spirit of community and repairing the world. Through the efforts of JRA’s community of more than 10,000 volunteers, we are providing monthly food relief packages to over 3,200 low-income families throughout the Greater Philadelphia area. To learn more about JRA, please visit www.jewishrelief.org.
JRA is seeking our next Executive Director (ED), who will be a creative and energetic motivator of stakeholders, will collaborate with the Board on setting vision and strategy and will lead the professional staff in executing the agency’s operating and growth plans. The ED will capitalize on JRA’s position as one of the Philadelphia region’s well-respected nonprofits and its unique platform of direct-service delivery and volunteer engagement to expand its impact, operations, and financial base.
The ED will be accountable for the agency’s growth and impact across current and future initiatives, while ensuring the agency maintains its caring and participant-centered culture. The new ED will have a broad array of organizational leadership skills, including the ability to lead team members to ensure their maximum productivity and satisfaction; ensure programmatic excellence; and oversee the organization’s financial stability and growth. The position reports to the Board of Directors.
The ideal candidate will be: