Nazareth Farm seeks Executive Director

Executive Director sought for Nazareth Farm, Inc., a small Catholic non-profit organization serving the people of rural West Virginia through home repair and providing service-retreat experiences for young adult volunteers. The Executive Director, under the general direction of and accountable to the Nazareth Farm, Inc. Board of Directors, is responsible for all aspects of Nazareth Farm, Inc. and seeks to ensure the implementation of its mission.

Compensation: Total compensation package value of up to $75,000. Package includes: annual base salary ($30,000-$35,000) and comprehensive benefits including housing (in a private, three bedroom, single-family home), 42 paid days off, full paid health insurance, and coverage for discretionary expenses.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Administrative and financial
    • Preparation, implementation, and oversight of evaluation procedures, financial documents, organizational policies and procedures in order to ensure the consistency of the Nazareth Farm, Inc. mission.
  • Personnel Management
    • Ensures the vitality of the staff community by hiring, developing, and evaluating staff and participating in the life of the staff community
  • Program responsibilities
    • Oversees operations and safety of the varying aspects of the Nazareth Farm, Inc. program including the home repair mission, volunteer and staff experience, and Nazareth Farm, Inc. property
  • Community and public relations
    • Maintains communication with key constituencies, local agencies, and charitable organizations in order to advance the mission of Nazareth Farm, Inc. and advocate for the people of Doddridge County
  • Stewardship and fundraising
    • Develops, implements, and manages processes to promote the financial viability of Nazareth Farm, Inc. including budgeting, fundraising, and coordinating efforts with the Board of Directors – including efforts related to the organization’s upcoming capital campaign
  • Board
    • Collaborates and communicates regularly with the Board of Directors, especially the Board Chair, through the regular evaluation and implementation of a strategic plan, attendance at all Board meetings, and written communications

Qualifications and requirements:

  • Relevant experience in social work, psychology, non-profit management, education, theology, spirituality, or a related field
  • A minimum two years experience in nonprofit leadership including supervision of staff and agency management
  • A practicing Catholic with working knowledge of Catholic Social Teaching, experience in young adult/youth ministry or retreats, and a commitment to developing lay leadership within the Catholic church
  • A collaborative leadership style, excellent communication skills, a collaborative mindset, and flexibility
  • Proven capacity for and interest in financial management and fund development
  • Understand the dynamics of an intentional Christian community and a desire to participate in an intentional community
  • Commitment to a three-year term, with the possibility of a reappointment for additional service
  • Residence on site (provided by Nazareth Farm, Inc.)

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Start date: Summer/Fall 2024

Commitment: Commitment to a three-year term, with the possibility of reappointment for additional service

Application process:

  • Please email cover letter, resume, and completed Nazareth Farm Executive Director Application to [email protected] by June 30, 2024
  • Three reference letters are needed. Reference letters should be emailed to [email protected] by June 30, 2024 with the subject line “Your Name – Reference” (i.e. Jane Doe – Reference)
    • References should know you well; be in a position to judge your general character, motivation, and employment record; and be able to evaluate your qualifications for service with Nazareth Farm. Please ensure that one is sought from an employer/supervisor. None of the references may be a relative, spouse, partner, or significant other.

For further information or questions: Please contact the Nazareth Farm Executive Director Search Committee – [email protected]