Massachusetts: Community Harvest Project seeks Executive Director

25 Apr

Community Harvest Project is a Grafton, MA nonprofit farming organization, which last year engaged over 5,000 volunteers to grow and harvest 88,000 pounds of fruit and vegetables for local hunger relief.  We are seeking candidates for the position of Executive Director.  If you know someone who is qualified and might be interested in this position, please pass this information along…

This is an opportunity to lead an established and growing organization in the field of local agriculture for hunger relief, and to help it reach the next level. The Executive Director is the principal staff executive of Community Harvest Project, Inc. (CHP), reporting to the Board of Directors and responsible for carrying out the organization’s strategic plan and the policies and goals approved by its board.

A primary duty of the Executive Director is to plan and execute comprehensive, effective programs to promote CHP’s activities and increase its financial support. These programs are developed in cooperation with the Development and Awareness Committees.

Overall responsibilities for the position include fundraising, management, administration, and achieving targeted objectives.  These activities are carried out in cooperation and partnership with board members, volunteers and other staff members.

A successful candidate will have strong leadership and outreach skills, be a good fundraiser, and have excellent communication and computer skills. Please email your resume and letter of interest by May 13, 2011 to Board President Ken Crater at ken@community-harvest.org.

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