Donate your time to help give
girls a brighter future.
20 hours per week during core working hours of 11AM-3PM Mon-Fri, occasional nights and weekends
The Council Director is a highly-skilled nonprofit professional that provides leadership, vision and direction to the council and the broader Girls on the Run organization. The Council Director represents the council to the public, leads organizational development and strategic planning, optimizes financial performance, oversees program delivery in the designated territory, builds donor relationships and oversees personnel. The Council Director works closely with the council Board of Directors, Girls on the Run International Headquarters and is responsible for expanding systems and procedures to accomplish the mission and reach the strategic goals set forth by the board.
The Council Director develops organizational strategy, sound practices and supportive relationships, both internally and externally, resulting in cooperative and effective collaborations that further the mission of Girls on the Run International.
The Girls on the Run® Council Director (CD) must possess a passion for, and commitment to, improving the lives and opportunities of girls in third through eighth grades. The Girls on the Run program provides a safe and interactive way to learn about healthy living which includes an introduction and education on important topics such as goal-setting, cooperation, healthy decision-making, and self-respect, while training for a 5K event. The innovative curriculum teaches girls to listen and open up while also encouraging them to commit to a healthy lifestyle, and harness the inner strength that they possess. Our important mission is accomplished by giving girls the tools to make positive choices for a healthy body and mind, while reducing the many risks they face today.
The Girls on the Run Council Director is responsible for the overall implementation of the Girls on the Run mission. The Council Director reports to the Girls on the Run local Board of Directors. The Council Director’s job responsibilities include developing and implementing the overall strategy and vision for the Girls on the Run program and all organizational and operational aspects of Girls on the Run including its administration, financial operations, revenue generation, program development and activities, personnel management and strategic planning. Some of the key responsibilities falling within these areas include:
Program and Staff Management
Program Development and Strategic Planning
Ensure that the organization is in compliance with all laws and guidelines governing nonprofit organizations and the Girls on the Run International Membership Agreement, Policies and Guidelines.
Fund development – with appropriate staff, committees and board
Finance – with Treasurer, finance staff and appropriate committees
The ideal candidate will be comfortable engaging in both strategic activities as well as taking a hands-on role with regards to program execution and administrative issues.
Please send cover letter, resume and two references by January 23rd to Interim Council Director, Samantha Shirley, at email@example.com.