Non-Profit Executive Director

KidSafe Collaborative
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Location: Chittenden County,
About the Job

KidSafe Collaborative is a small non-profit partnership organization based in Burlington whose mission is to engage organizations and individuals to work together to improve our community’s prevention of and response to child abuse and neglect.

The Executive Director has overall strategic and operational responsibility for carrying out KidSafe Collaborative’s mission and vision, overseeing programs and operations, fiscal and administrative management, fund development and strategic planning.

Required skills: strong leadership, supervision and management, communication, organization, team facilitation, grant administration. Knowledge of child welfare system, child/youth development, familiarity with local services for children, youth and families. Commitment to KidSafe Collaborative’s mission and to working collaboratively with partner agencies is essential.

Master’s Degree or equivalent, 5+ years relevant leadership and human services experience.

Reports to: Board of Directors. Salary range $62.5-$64.5K, health/dental/vision, generous time-off benefits. Starts Jan. 1, 2024, possibility of starting mid-Dec.

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KidSafe Collaborative values diversity, equity and inclusion. No applicant will be discriminated against due to race, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any legally protected category.

Employer's Approach to Diversity, Equity, & Belonging

The staff at KidSafe Collaborative and our Board of Directors are committed to being actively anti-racist in addressing systemic racism and elevating the voices of people of color in our work and our communities. We are committed to listening, learning, and taking action when working with our 35+ diverse partners.
Our Board of Directors has created a DEI committee that meets monthly with staff to review our current policies and keep up to date on best practices and the problems uniquely faced by marginalized families in our community. Staff are encouraged to attend a wide range of trainings and community conversations on diversity and equity. We are strongly committed to doing this work because we believe deeply in equal justice, in respect, in opportunity for all. Our children and youth deserve no less.

Wage or Salary
62,500 - 64,500