Executive Director, Jewish Relief Agency

Posted by Jewish Relief Agency on January 30, 2017


The Adventure
We are building a uniquely business-savvy team within the world of non-profits – made up of individuals equally passionate about social good and aggressive growth. The Jewish Relief Agency is no ordinary nonprofit. Since our founding in 2000, our team of committed, intelligent and experienced professionals and lay leaders has developed some of the most dynamic community engagement and social service programs in the Philadelphia region and, in fact, the country. Are you ready to join us?

Reports to: Board of Directors

JRA is seeking our next Executive Director (ED), who will be an out-front and energetic motivator of stakeholders, will collaborate with the Executive Committee and Board on setting vision and strategy for the agency’s development and will lead the professional staff in executing the agency’s operating and growth plans. The ED will capitalize on JRA’s position as one of the Philadelphia region’s leading nonprofits and its unique platform of direct-service delivery and volunteer engagement to expand its impact, operations, and financial base.

Working with the staff and Board, the ED will be accountable for the agency’s growth and impact across current and future initiatives, while ensuring the agency maintains its caring and participant-centered culture. The new ED will offer a broad array of organizational leadership skills, including the ability to clarify roles and structure for team members to ensure their maximum productivity and satisfaction; ensure programmatic excellence; and oversee the organization’s financial stability and growth.


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