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WHY WORK FOR HOBY?

 

HOBY staff is a small, passionate, collaborative team, driven by the idea that YOUTH CAN BE EFFECTIVE LEADERS IN THEIR SCHOOLS, COMMUNITIES AND THE WORLD.

Since beginning in 1958, our programs have inspired youth to recognize their leadership talents and apply them to become effective, ethical leaders in their home, school, and community.

Our International Office is located in beautiful Westlake Village, California.

Some of the Perks of Being a HOBY Employee:

• Meaningful work; turn your passion into action.
• 10 paid holidays, accrued vacation and sick days, 2 personal days and a break over the winter holidays.
• Employer paid health insurance for our employees.
• A % match on 403(b) contributions.

 Westlake Village, CA    Westlake Village, CA

Beautiful Westlake Village, CA

 

 Westlake Village, CA    Westlake Village, CA

Beautiful Westlake Village, CA

 

Director of National Programs

 

JOB TYPE

Full Time

REMOTE

Ok

SALARY

Details: TBD based on qualifications and experience

PUBLISHED:

01/08/2018

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

01/26/2018

ADDRESS

31255 Cedar Valley Drive, Ste. 327
Westlake Village, CA 91362
Suite 327

DESCRIPTION

JOB CATEGORY: Management with travel

TYPE: Full time, exempt with benefits and paid vacation

SALARY: TBD based on qualifications and experience

LOCATION: Works from a home office in the continental U.S., preferably northeastern or mid-Atlantic U.S.

SUPERVISION— Reports to the Chief National Programs Officer.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY—none

 

HOBY staff is a small, passionate team, driven by the idea that YOUTH CAN BE EFFECTIVE LEADERS IN THEIR SCHOOLS, COMMUNITIES AND THE WORLD.

Since beginning in 1958, our programs have inspired youth to recognize their leadership talents and apply them to become effective, ethical leaders in their home, school, and community.

Reporting to the Chief National Programs Officer, the Director of National Programs will effectively manage and direct HOBY’s field operations and programs in the northeastern and mid-Atlantic geographic region of the United States to include ME, VT, NH, MA, RI, CT, NY, PA, NJ, DE, MD, DC, VA; to develop and maintain a strong volunteer infrastructure within the region; to achieve HOBY’s mission; and to strengthen the relationship between HOBY’s affiliates and the international organization.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Ensure and monitor effective implementation of U.S.-based programs in the assigned region;
  • Recruit, train, manage and motivate volunteer staff for the region;
  • Monitor and evaluate structural and financial integrity of affiliates;
  • Oversee affiliate fundraising, student recruitment, program development, and risk management practices;
  • Ensure corporate compliance for all affiliates;
  • Work collaboratively with other staff members on assigned departmental projects, such as nationwide volunteer newsletters and volunteer instruction manuals, to enhance services and programs;
  • Actively plan and participate in regional and national training events;
  • Represent HOBY to all key constituents including students, alumni, volunteers, schools, corporations, foundations and service and cooperating organizations.

 

Competency or position requirements—

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field required; Master’s degree preferred;
  • At least five years of professional work experience required, more a plus; director level experience in non-profit or business setting preferred;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, comfortable with public speaking;
  • Group/individual training experience, and analytical and budgeting skills required;
  • Must have proven ability to work with staff and motivate volunteers;
  • Must demonstrate strong leadership ability;
  • Proficient in MS Office computer applications including: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Project, Access, Visio;
  • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills and attention to detail required.

 

Ideal candidate must be a cost conscious problem solver able to multitask and meet project deadlines on time and on budget, be able to work independently and as part of a small committed team, be flexible and able to work in a challenging and changing environment, and have a positive “can do” attitude.

HOBY volunteer experience and understanding of HOBY programs a plus, but not required. Must be willing to travel (average one trip per month, though more during the busy season) and expect to work some evenings and weekends.

International Headquarters in Westlake Village, CA.

BENEFITS

Some of the Perks of Being a HOBY Employee:

• Meaningful work; turn your passion into action.

• 10 paid holidays, accrued vacation and sick days, 2 personal days, a "day of service" and a break over the winter holidays.

• Employer paid STD, LTD, Life and health insurance for our employees.

• A % match on 403(b) contributions.

LEVEL OF LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY

English

PROFESSIONAL LEVEL

Managerial

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED

4-year degree

HOW TO APPLY

Please send cover letter, résumé, and list of references to Vicki Ferrence Ray, Chief National Programs Officer, via e-mail at ferrencerayv@hoby.org with the subject line “DNP – Your Name” by January 26, 2018.

 

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