The Executive Director (ED) for the Carroll County Veterans Independence Project (CCVIP) performs executive levels of work comprising Leadership, Financial Management, Nonprofit Management, Budgeting, Fund Raising, Marketing, Grant Writing, and other activities. This position is responsible for overseeing programs unique to veterans and their family members here in Carroll County, Maryland.
Since nonprofits receive grants and funding from individuals, government and foundations, the executive director is responsible for finding innovative ways to increase fundraising for CCVIP. The CCVIP ED is responsible for increasing fund raising activities and charitable events (The Annual Gala, Car Shows, on-line, and other events to increase revenue to support CCVIP programs and services).
The ED will also meet with potential donors by attending luncheons, dinners and other events. The ED will also speak at charity events/benefits to promote CCVIP and develop relationships with local government agencies, businesses and other non-profits.
Additionally, the ED will be responsible for meeting with our elected officials at the Municipal, County, State and Federal levels. The ED will also represent CCVIP at the monthly County Veterans Advisory Council meeting and meet on a ad hoc basis with representatives from various veterans service organizations. Also the ED will attend the monthly County Circle of Caring Homeless Board sponsored meeting as well as other county formal and informal meetings. The ED will facilitate additional Bond Bills and add when appropriate CCVIP to the Governors Annual Budget. Moreover, CCVIP is a member of the local Chamber of Commerce and the ED will be expected to attend their meetings and events as time permits.
This position reports to the Board of Directors, CCVIP.
Being a veteran and or and or having experience with veterans and their family members is a plus but is not necessary for this position.
Examples of work
Directs and coordinates all activities of Carroll County Veterans Independence Project (CCVIP), such as insuring services to veterans, including but not limited to the following: social services, health services, veterans benefits, coordination and collaboration in and outside Carroll County.
Examples include establishing Memorandums of Understanding (MOU’s) and Memorandums of Agreement (MOA) with local, State and Federal entities, including Carroll County’s Health Department, Department of Social Services, Youth Services Bureau, Access Carroll and other community providers of services to veterans, which are specific to the CCVIP’s mission.
Establishes overall policies and procedures for the program(s), oversees implementation and approves revisions;
Establishes and evaluates program goals, standards and controls to meet program objectives;
Oversees and manages the personnel and financial resources of the program(s);
Develops short and long-range plans for program operations, funding, and resources;
Determines organizational structure and staffing needs of the program(s);
Oversees development and training of program staff;
Plans, coordinates, supervises and evaluates the work of subordinate supervisors;
Represents CCVIP in a liaison capacity with managers and officials of other agencies concerning CCVIP program activities;
Will promote the program through contacts with interested groups and the general public;
Performs other related duties.
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, non-profit management, social work or similar related field, is preferred, plus three to five years’ experience managing an organization that delivers direct and coordinated services to individuals and families.
This position is located at what will become the CCVIP Veterans Service Center at 95 Carroll Street, Westminster, MD 21157
Please submit a cover letter and a resume to email@example.com This announcement will close on Thursday, November 12, 2020.
c/o Access Carroll
10 Distillery Drive, Suite 200
Westminster, MD 21157