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Yes! And… Collaborative Arts (YACA), a nonprofit organization, seeks a full time Executive Director to oversee, grow, and enhance the vision of YACA’s youth development programs while also managing the current administrative systems and expanding YACA’s fundraising.
With over twenty years (six years as a 501c3) of serving a diverse group of young people all over the Philadelphia region, YACA continues to grow in capacity and impact. Based on an original pedagogy of Tribe Centred Learning (TCL), YACA offers a diverse range of programs teaching collaboration and expanding young people's experience, capacity and compassion. At its Core http://www.yesandcamp.org/about/index.html, YACA is a youth development and social change organization using the arts as a framework for teaching youth of their agency in shaping themselves and their communities.
YACA is committed to the following principles:
More information regarding YACA can be found at www.yesandcamp.org
The Executive Director will be responsible for overseeing an annual budget of $250,000 to $300,000 and a staff of 2 full time and up to 50 part time/seasonal employees. The Executive Director will maintain fundraising levels and grow income and donations from foundations and individual donors, and earned income from YACA’s business operations.
Development: The Executive Director leads, develops and oversees all fundraising activities and income-earning programs that bring money into the organization, including:.
Communication: The Executive Director develops and oversees the YACA communications strategies, including:
LEADERSHIP: The Executive Director leads the organization toward the practical realization of its mission, vision, annual budget and strategic plan.
LEGAL COMPLIANCE: The Executive Director is familiar with, and assures that the organization complies with relevant laws and regulations, with the assistance of legal counsel where necessary, including the following activities:
FIDUCIARY: The Executive Director prepares and executes an annual budget and completes all necessary filings in concert with a professional accountant and the Finance Committee of the Board. Additionally, the Executive Director oversees the organization’s day-to-day financial operations, including accounts receivable and accounts payable.
HUMAN RESOURCES: The Executive Director oversees the hiring, termination, compensation, and eligibility verification of all YACA staff and volunteers managed by the Program Director and other key staff.
The ideal Executive Director candidate will have:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
If you are interested in applying for this position, please send the following items to firstname.lastname@example.org:
This position is scheduled to begin as early as September/October 2018 with some flexibility, if necessary. Salary will be commensurate with experience. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively seek staff members who reflect the community we serve. Candidates of color are encouraged to apply.
Job Type: Full-time, Flexible Hours (Some nights and weekends required)
Education and Experience:
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