Executive Director

  • Full Time
  • Windsor County
  • Applications have closed

Website Senior Solutions

● Are you passionate about addressing the needs and challenges faced by seniors and advocating on their behalf?

● Do you have experience in leading a non-profit agency with a focus on financial management, staff development, fundraising and public relations?

● Are you driven by developing new programs, seeking grants and resources to fund them?

Senior Solutions is looking for an individual to join our team as our Executive Director in Springfield, Vermont! We are a non-profit that focuses on assuring every person will age in the place of their choice, with the support they need and the opportunity for meaningful relationships and active engagement in their community. Our $4 million budget annually supports a staff of 38 and provides programs such as Meals on Wheels, senior help line, case management, Choices for Care, and Program to Encourage Active and Rewarding Lives for Seniors (Pearls). We serve a wide area of southeastern Vermont from White River to Brattleboro. This position will be located in Springfield, VT.

The Executive Director oversees the administration of Senior Solutions (Council on Aging Southeastern Vermont), a community-based agency, in accordance with its mission statement, the goals and objectives of the Older Americans Act, relevant federal and state regulations and local requirements. Responsibilities include the oversight of the submission, implementation, and compliance of the Area Plan on Aging and related updates to the Vermont Department of Aging and Independent Living. The Executive Director directs and oversees all agency contracts and grants, ensuring program effectiveness and compliance. Building relationships in the communities we serve and coordinating with other agencies, the Executive Director is the voice of Senior Solutions, promoting the agency and services.

The Executive Director will have a Master’s degree in management, public administration or human service administration or allied disciplines, five years of supervisory, administrative and management experience in a non-profit setting, and experience with finance/budgeting, human resources, program development, and fundraising. Experience necessary in working with boards of directors, federal and state agencies, and regulations. The Executive Director will possess skills to build a goal-oriented, forward-thinking team to advocate for the needs and challenges faced by seniors.

We offer a competitive salary, benefits, and a generous paid time off package commensurate with experience. A complete background check is required. Senior Solutions fosters a work environment where creativity, open-mindedness and resourcefulness are expected; our team members are compassionate, respectful, and responsive to the needs and wishes of each other and our clients. We promote a culture of acceptance and openness. We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

If you have the requirements above and a desire to be part of our mission to promote the well-being and dignity of older adults, please apply for the position by sending a cover letter and resume to: opportunities@seniorsolutionsvt.org . A full job description is available on our website www.seniorsolutionsvt.org.