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Executive Director

Penacook Community Center, Inc.

For over 60 years the Penacook Community Center has provided exceptional programs and affordable services to the residents of Boscawen, Bow, Canterbury, Concord, Loudon, Franklin, Penacook, Pembroke, Salisbury, Weare and Webster. The Penacook Community Center is truly a cornerstone of this immediate region and plays a critical role in providing safe, healthy and constructive opportunities for physical, social and emotional well-being, as well as educational and recreational enhancement.

Our professional, caring and dedicated staff is proud of the Center’s rich history, and we salute the men and women who gave so much over the years to make the Center what it is today. Though times have changed, our focus remains the same: we too are committed to providing a safe, enriching and happy experience for the people we serve. We have renewed energies at every level throughout the organization and we continually strive to improve the quality and variety of our programs and services. We are very proud to say we are a NAEYC accredited education facility and community center that serves thousands of individuals in all of the varying programs offered.

The families we serve at the Penacook Community Center are primarily working-class families where the primary caregiver(s) must work just to make ends meet. Sending their children to a childcare center is a necessity for most and many of the children are in our care 10 hours a day, 5 days a week, 52 weeks a year. We offer these families affordable quality childcare programs, before and after school programs, vacation camp programs and summer camp programs for children from 6 weeks to 12 years of age.

Mission Statement: To provide affordable, high-quality programs that support lifelong learning, wellness, independence, and personal success for people of all ages.

Job Description:

Penacook Community Center (PCC) is a non-profit, multi purpose organization.  Our main focus is Child Care (infants - preschool), School-Age Before and After Care, Summer Camp and Senior Programing.

PCC is seeking an Executive Director with proven experience leading a non-profit organization.  The ideal Executive Director will take on the responsibility for overseeing the administration, programs and PCC’s Strategic Plan. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors. Other key duties include fundraising, marketing and community outreach.  Grant Writing ability is an added asset.

  •         Full Time
  •         Monday - Friday
  •         $75,000    education, experience and grant writing ability
  •         Health Insurance
  •         Dental Insurance
  •         Paid Holidays
  •         Vacation, Sick and Personal Time
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Transparent and high integrity leadership
  • Three or more years in senior nonprofit management experience
  • Experience and skill working with a Board of Directors
  • High level strategic thinking and planning
  • Ability to envision and implement the organization’s Strategic Plan to the Staff, Board, Volunteers and Donors
  • Ability to oversee and collaborate with the Staff
  • History of successfully generating new revenue streams
  • Active fundraising experience
  • Solid organizational abilities, including planning, delegating, program decision making and reporting
  • Strong financial management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision making and reporting
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong public speaking ability
  • Strong work ethic with a high degree of energy


  • BA in either Business or Education
  • 3+ years as an Executive Director
  • Report to and work with the Board of Directors
  • Supervise and collaborate with the PCC Staff
  • Establish employment and administrative policies and procedures for the day to day operations  of the Center
  • Plan and implement the annual budget
  • Plan and implement the Strategic Plan
  • Review and approve all service contracts for the Center
  • Oversee the Board and other committee meetings
  • Oversee marketing and other communication efforts
  • Engage in fundraising and developing other revenue streams
  • Serve as PCC’s primary spokesperson to the organization’s constituents, the media and the general public
  • Grant Writing -  general grants for programs
  • Other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors


COVID -19 Considerations

  •         Following recommendations from NH-DHHS
How to Apply:

Please email a cover letter and up to date resume to Penacook Community Center's Board President, Cathy Furlong email adress:

Salary Range:


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Date Added: September 30, 2021

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