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Executive Director

Beth Gilpin Consulting (Southeastern Vermont Community Action (SEVCA)) - Westminster, VT

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Are you an inspiring and collaborative leader who believes in a world where everyone has a good quality of life and the opportunity to thrive, free from the hardships of poverty?

Invest your commitment to social justice by leading Southeastern Vermont Community Action’s (SEVCA’s) dedicated team to creatively envision and advance its mission to eliminate the root causes of poverty in southeastern Vermont.

Reporting to SEVCA’s Board of Directors, the Executive Director has overall fiscal, strategic, and operational responsibility for staff, programs, services, and execution of strategic goals in service of the organization’s mission and vision, and in alignment with organizational values and behavioral standards.

The Executive Director will be a highly collaborative, visionary, thoughtful, and transparent
leader with high EQ, well-developed communication skills, a strategic perspective, and commitment to working effectively with staff, board members, and external funders, partners, volunteers, and supporters.

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Confidential job seekers seeking more information may request a confidential exploratory call in response through this posting. There is no application deadline at this time and the search committee is considering candidates on a rolling basis.


Consideration will be given to candidates demonstrating a comparable set of qualifications acquired through an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Bachelor’s degree in public or business administration, human services, or related field. Master’s in nonprofit management or public administration strongly preferred; extensive and closely related experience may be substituted for master’s degree.
  • 10+ years of relevant organizational, program, or departmental senior leadership experience, including some in non-profit organizations, preferably including a Community Action Agency (CAA) or one with a similar mission.
  • Financial oversight and strategic planning in an organization with at least 50 employees and an operating budget of at least $5 million.
  • Broad and in-depth knowledge of non-profits organizations, including funding, administration, grants management, board relations, and operations.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the causes and impacts of poverty and concern for the needs of low-income individuals and families, especially in rural communities.
  • Ability to work on site in Westminster, VT.


SEVCA offers a competitive base salary and generous benefits package including:

  • Paid time off (3 weeks of vacation, holidays, personal, and sick time);
  • Insurance: (health / vision / dental / short- and long-term disability / life and AD&D);
  • Health Savings Account
  • Health Reimbursement or Flexible Spending Account with employer contribution
  • 403(b) retirement plan with an up to 4% employer match.

SEVCA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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