Amazing opportunity at WORLD!
Does the idea of doing something that really makes a difference in people’s lives while being well-compensated intrigue you? Are you looking to work for an organization that encourages growth and success from each and every one of its employees?
If so, WORLD is the place for you!
Women Organized to Respond to Life-threatening Diseases (WORLD), an affiliate of AIDS Healthcare Foundation, is a diverse organization for, by, and about women living with, and at risk for, HIV/AIDS. WORLD improves the lives and health of women, girls, families and communities affected by HIV through peer-based education, wellness services, advocacy, and leadership development. We envision a world where women, girls, and families affected by HIV and AIDS have the tools, support and knowledge to live healthy and productive lives with dignity. Our vision is rooted in a commitment to human rights and wellness with the understanding that this includes freedom from violence; access to housing; quality healthcare; food security; physical, spiritual and emotional wellbeing; education and economic justice.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Includes the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Participation in Meetings/Committees
Education and/or Experience
Minimum Bachelor’s degree with Masters preferred, in nonprofit administration, public health, social work, management, social justice, or a related field. Minimum of 5 years’ experience in non-profit management as an executive director, associate/deputy director, senior level manager or equivalent in the private sector. Thorough knowledge and experience with health and human services, HIV/AIDS issues pertinent to women, and/or other women’s health issues preferred. Experienced in building and maintaining long-term, mutually beneficial relationships with non-profit stake-holders. The ability to be the “face” of the Agency locally, regionally and nationally in print and online news media.
Computer/Software Skills & Abilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have proficient knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Google Mail and Applications, Power Point, Adobe Acrobat Reader and social networking sites.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to effectively present information to Management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
Ability to apply advanced concepts to financial modeling, budgeting and projections for agency fund development and contract management.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Proven success with managing, leading and encouraging staff with very diverse backgrounds, cultures, and personalities (race, sexual orientation, HIV status, religion, socioeconomic status, etc.). Communicates a long-term, big picture vision to all constituents, yet still keeps sight of the details needed to get there. Strong ties to the community and/or ability to network and build relationships with local, national, and international partners, members, donors to foster a mutually beneficial result. Outstanding interpersonal skills with the maturity, integrity, and experience to gain the trust and confidence with a wide variety of stakeholder (including funders, external contacts, staff, colleagues, members and partners). Ability to positively challenge direct reports to generate new and creative means of meeting the needs of stakeholders.
Other Skills & Abilities/Qualifications
Sensitivity to issues surrounding HIV and AIDS.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Must be able to travel 10% of the time.
Ability to work as a team player.
Strong attention to detail.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Able to work independently and follow established protocols.
Ability to work with diverse populations.
Sensitivity to multi-cultural and lifestyle issues.
Strong organizational/prioritizing skills in a rapidly changing environment.
Demonstrated success in fundraising, including major gifts, grant writing, and special events.
Solid financial management skills including ability to effectively manage budgets and invest in improvements, programs and events while maintaining proper reserves.
Certificates, Licenses and Registrations
· Valid California Driver's License or ability to obtain such. Proof of liability insurance
We at WORLD/AIDS Healthcare Foundation believe that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status or disability. The right of equal employment opportunity extends to recruiting, hiring selection, transfer, promotion, training and all other conditions of employment.