Director of Economic and Community Based Services

Website Northeast Kingdom Community Action, Inc.

Northeast Kingdom Community Action (NEKCA) is a community action agency serving individuals and families throughout Caledonia, Orleans, and Essex counties for over forty years. NEKCA’s mission is to empower all generations in the Northeast Kingdom to grow, prosper, and thrive.

NEKCA is seeking a Director of Economic and Community Based Services.

The Director of NEKCA’s Economic and Community Based Services is a community-based leader whose primary duties are ensuring quality service delivery by oversight of NEKCA’s Economic and Community based programs and staff working in Caledonia, Essex, and Orleans counties.

The Director is responsible for overseeing the planning, implementation, management, supervision, reporting, monitoring, and evaluation of client services and programs which include the Micro Business Development Program (MBDP), Vermont Matched Savings Program (VMS), Savings and Credit Programming, Financial Counseling & Green Energy, the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA), Community & Social Justice Program, NEKCA Thrift Store, Job Coaching, Housing, Crisis Fuel and Food programs.

The Director provides agency leadership and representation in the community and maintains concurrent programmatic, data and impact, and budgetary reporting responsibilities.

The Director is responsible for the planning of new initiatives, securing resources to implement new initiatives, as well as the ongoing operation and evaluation of existing programs. The Director exercises a high degree of independent judgment and decision-making. The Director is part of the agency’s Sr. Management team.

This is a full-time position with generous benefits including health, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance, 403b plan, vacation and sick time accruals, 16 paid holidays, and an employee assistance program.

NEKCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer & Provider

All NEKCA staff contribute to a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion.

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