Posted by Northwest Neighbors Village on 03/15/2016 in Aging in Place

Executive Director, Senior Village

Northwest Neighbors Village
4901 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008, USA

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Non Profit Leadership Position in Aging Services


Northwest Neighbors Village (NNV) seeks an innovative, action oriented, nonprofit professional, eager to make a significant impact in delivery of aging services in the communities of Northwest, Washington, DC. As Executive Director, this leader will provide strategic and tactical direction to support and develop NNV’s programs and services that help older residents remain in their homes and apartments in the communities we serve. The ideal candidate is adept in attracting resources to the Village, a creative problem solver, a leader who is engaged in the community, and is seeking an opportunity to carry out an expansion of NNV’s volunteer recruitment and development program, social activities and events, and increase philanthropic giving. The ED also represents NNV and works with local government, the Advisory Neighborhood Commissions and other DC Villages.

Northwest Neighbors Village

Northwest Neighbors Village is one of the largest and most successful aging-in-place organizations in the United States and the second largest Village in the District of Columbia. Opened in 2009 in Chevy Chase, DC, NNV’s mission is to give members the confidence and practical help to grow older at home while staying healthy, engaged, and connected to neighbors and friends. NNV carries out its mission by providing it 240 members with services, educational programs, activities and events, under the leadership guidance of a working Board of Directors, a skilled staff of two professionals and a talented team of 150 vetted and trained volunteers. Interested candidates are encouraged to visit the Village website at

Executive Director Responsibilities

The Executive Director is a full time position who reports to the Board of Directors. The ED will oversee all NNV daily operations, including staffing, outreach and new services development and will work with the Board of Directors on governance and fiscal management, including budgeting and fundraising. Key attributes of the person selected for this position are the ability to engage with many different personalities, excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, and experience working with seniors. NNV is also seeking someone with vision who can help grow the organization over the next few years.

 Additional key responsibilities:
 • Build strong relationships with current members and attract new members.
 • Recruit new volunteers, assist with volunteer training and coordinate volunteer service delivery to members.
 • Serve as liaison to the a variety of local and national partner organizations such as the DC Office on Aging, Iona House, Chevy Chase Citizens Association, other DC Villages, the Washington Area Village Exchange and the national Village to Village Network.
 • Manage the administrative functions of the office including maintaining data bases, coordinating volunteer schedules, tracking revenues and expenditures.
 • Write press releases, newsletter articles and NNV brochures.
 • Represent NNV at community meetings including public speaking engagements.
 • Provide staff support to the Board’s Fundraising Committee including donor research and grant opportunities.

 Additional Requirements:
• Experience working with seniors; knowledge of elder care laws and regulations helpful.
 • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
 • Knowledge of local media and experience working with the press.


Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience.

Application details:

Please send resume and cover letter, addressed to Steve Altman, NNV President, to Deadline: Saturday, March 26, 2016



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