The Westgate Community Director serves the hopes and needs of Westgate, a 98-unit low and moderate-income community in Brattleboro, Vermont. S/he is staff to the resident-controlled Westgate Housing Inc. board. WHI is co-owner of the property.
With the residents and board, the Community Director is responsible for:
Developing programs and services for and by residents
Helping to make Westgate a vibrant community
Building relations and collaboration with other organizations and the Town and State
Overseeing the management company and property finances
Managing the WHI finances
Working closely with our partner in owning the property, Windham & Windsor Housing Trust
Experience working in a non-profit organization
Ability to handle a variety of concurrent tasks and projects
Excellent writing and speaking skills
Experience with people from diverse backgrounds
Experience in administration and financial management
Familiarity with Microsoft office and, ideally, Quickbooks
Familiarity with fundraising methods and resources
Bachelor’s degree or comparable experience
Stamina, a calm manner, and a sense of humor
Compensation: Salaried, exempt and offer will be commensurate with experience.
WHI will contribute up to $3000 a year in reimbursement towards premium payments of privately purchased health insurance or towards costs of being on a spouse’s or domestic partner’s plan.
This is a full-time position. Schedule is somewhat flexible. Applicants must be able to work several evenings a month and occasionally staff weekend events.
Hiring Process: Shortly after application deadline all applicants will be notified as to whether or not they are invited to interview. Interviews will be conducted with a hiring committee who will make a recommendation to the WHI Board. Our goal is to make a formal offer by the Board at our September 12th meeting. A criminal background check will be conducted prior to offer. References will be solicited and checked if you are invited to interview.