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Executive Director

Tri-City Consumers' Action Co-Op

Seeking an Executive Director for the Tri-City Consumers’ Action Co-Operative

 

We are looking for a motivated self-starter to reinvigorate and lead the Tri-City Coop.  The Coop, located in Rochester, NH, is dedicated to providing an alternative, non-medical approach to wellness and recovery.  We offer a non-judgmental, non-critical, safe, supportive and educational environment for individuals struggling and recovering with a variety of mental health issues.  Staff and members share leadership and decision-making.
 
Looking for a person who cares about people with mental health conditions. Many of our members also experience substance misuse and homelessness.  This organization is peer-led and peer-driven. Candidate must be willing to consult with all stakeholders: staff, members and board.


We are looking for a motivated self-starter to reinvigorate and lead the Tri-City Coop.  The Coop, located in Rochester, NH, is dedicated to providing an alternative, non-medical approach to wellness and recovery.  We offer a non-judgmental, non-critical, safe, supportive and educational environment for individuals struggling and recovering with a variety of mental health issues.  Staff and members share leadership and decision-making.

Looking for a person who cares about people with mental health conditions. Many of our members also experience substance misuse and homelessness.  This organization is peer-led and peer-driven. Candidate must be willing to consult with all stakeholders: staff, members and board.

Requirements:

Preferred background includes peer with lived experience, non-profit familiarity in management and supervision, grant writing or fundraising preferred.  Bachelor’s Degree and/or 2 years of experience in a mental health field.  Human services background a plus.

Responsibilities:

Some of the Executive Directors responsibilities include:

  • Hiring and supervising staff as well as recruiting and training volunteers/interns.
  • Supervising activities at Tri-City Consumers’ Action Co-Operative.
  • Promoting programs that impact many members (trauma-informed care, co-occurring disorders/dual diagnoses (Peter Walker), IPS, WRAP, WHAM, etc.
  • Providing confidential services for members in crises.
  • Addressing problematic member behavior and determining the proper course of action in a way that complies with by-laws, house rules and state law.
  • Use partnerships with other agencies so we can make the most of our budget (NAMI NH Peer-to-Peer Training, Community Partners, SOS, hospitals, etc.).
  • Seek and write grants to broaden our existing funding base.
  • Maintaining web site and newsletter. Using social media to increase web site and Tri-City Co-Op visibility.
  • Developing a yearly budget that complies with the State of NH Bureau of Mental Health Services, federal block grants and other funding-source guidelines.
  • Attending board meetings and presenting a monthly Executive Director’s report, in writing, to board members.
  • Acting as an ex officio member of the board and performing other duties, as assigned and supervised by the board.
  • Rebrand Tri-City Consumers' Action Co-Operative (Tri-City Co-Op) to better reflect the geographical region and peers we serve.
  • Maintaining a valid driver’s license and driving the van, when necessary.
How to Apply:

To apply for the Executive Director position please forward a resume and cover letter to Sharon Reynolds, Tri-City Coop Board Chair, at sharonlynnereynolds@yahoo.com.

Job Location:

Rochester

Date Added: January 22, 2021

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