Join the team of the ALLEGHANY HIGHLANDS YMCA that serves over 1,000 households annually in one of Virginia's most scenic communities!
This position supports the work of the ALLEGHANY HIGHLANDS YMCA, a leading nonprofit, charitable organization committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Chief Executive Officer at ALLEGHANY HIGHLANDS YMCA sets the strategic direction of the organization; oversees its financial stability, staffing, development and operations; and positions the Y as a community convener and collaborator to address critical social issues. The Chief Executive Officer works under the policies, directives and guidelines of the board of directors.
Cause-Driven Leadership Competencies
- Change Leadership: Initiates changes to improve the YMCA, meet community needs, and maximize impact. Creates a sense of urgency to support change initiatives. Manages implementation of change by understanding and addressing the impact of change on cultures, systems, and people. Aligns time and resources to allow new approaches to catch on, evolve, and thrive. Plans for resistance as part of the change process and develops strategies to help adapt and accept change initiatives.
- Collaboration: Develops strategies to ensure staff and volunteers reflect the community. Builds and nurtures strategic relationships to enhance support for the YMCA. Serves as a community leader, building collaborations based on trust and credibility to advance YMCA mission and goals. Communicates for influence to attain buy-in and support of goals. Provides tools and resources for the development of others.
- Pilanthropy: Engages staff, volunteers, and members in fundraising activities and strategies. Organizes philanthropic activity and strategies to raise necessary funds successfully. Reports the sources, uses and management of donated funds to constituents in order to preserve and enhance confidence in the organization.
- Volunteerism: Maintains diverse advisory councils that actively support the Y's goals and strategic plans. Clarifies and reinforces the division of roles and responsibilities between corporate boards, management or advisory boards, staff, and general volunteers.