• Executive Director

    Posted: 09/18/2022

    Georgia Family Connection – Wilkes County Community Partnership, Inc.

    Family Connection Local Executive Director Position

    The Georgia Family Connection Partnership (GaFCP) is a statewide network dedicated to the health and well-being of
    families and communities in Georgia’s 159 counties. The Wilkes County Community Partnership (WCCP) is the local
    partner whose mission is to improve the quality of life for all citizens of Washington-Wilkes by working to reduce
    barriers and; increase positive factors to improve the lives of its citizens. To learn more about GaFCP visit
    https://gafcp.org/. To learn more about WCCP, visit https://wilkesccp.org/.

    Position Summary: The Family Connection Local Executive Director position is responsible for ensuring that the vision,
    mission, and values of the organization are communicated to the Board of Directors, the Collaborative, and the
    community at large. This position carries with it certain responsibilities that will advance the work and preserve the
    integrity of the local Collaborative and the Georgia Family Connection statewide network. Under the direction of the
    Collaborative governing body, the executive director essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:
    • Serve as liaison between the Collaborative and the community and between the Collaborative and
    GaFCP, in conjunction with the Collaborative chair;
    • Ensure, in conjunction with the Collaborative governing body, that all Collaborative and fiscal-agent
    policies and procedures are followed; that the governing body and fiscal agent determine and approve the
    budget and any subsequent revisions for the fiscal allocation, and document those actions in meeting
    minutes; and that GaFCP’s and DHS’s contractual and reporting requirements are met in a timely manner;
    • Coordinate the development and implementation of the Collaborative’s annual plan, as guided by the
    Collaborative governing body and supported by Collaborative partners;
    • Report regularly to the Collaborative governing body at meetings and via email on actions taken on
    behalf of the Collaborative, including, but not limited to, progress on annual plan development and
    implementation, coordination of activities with Collaborative partners, meetings attended, all GaFCP
    required reports prepared and submitted, new contacts, data updates, new fund sources, presentations
    given, and work with GaFCP and Family Connection peers;
    • Support the Collaborative’s meeting and communications needs;
    • Develop and expand professional capacity by actively working with GaFCP staff and its consultants, and
    by participating in training and peer opportunities GaFCP organizes and supports.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in public administration, public health, behavioral sciences or related field; or
    equivalent professional experience with community coalition building.
    • Knowledge and experience in field of prevention, understanding best practices and research-based
    programming beneficial.
    • Experience in human service delivery as it relates to youth, families, and community collaboration.
    • Proven written and oral communication, dynamic public speaking, and social media skills.
    • Efficient in community team building and developing and maintaining partnerships.

    Personal Attributes Required:

    • Demonstrates commitment to serve the community with respect for cultural diversity.
    • Remains flexible and efficient within changing environment and emerging demands.
    • Demonstrates ethical, trustworthy, and professional behavior.
    • Self-motivated, mission-driven and results-oriented; able and willing to learn quickly.
    • Treats all people fairly, with dignity, respect and compassion.

    To apply, please send cover letter and resume by October 4, 2022 to:
    Julie K. Miller, GaFCP Regional Manager at juliem@gafcp.org

    Position Type: Full Time

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