Opportunity: Stewardship Director Job Listing

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3. Public Relations:

– Build partnerships in new markets, establishing relationships with funders, political and community leaders

– Be an external local and regional presence that communicates program results with an emphasis on the successes of all programs

– Ensure continuous and effective advertising and outreach through various media

– Ensure quarterly email updates to subscribers, consistent facebook presence, and develop other social media relations

– Ensure an active, updated, and representative website

– Give public and private tours

– Recruit staff and local experts with relevant expertise to support interested visitors and off-site inquiries

– Engage the broad community of practitioners and teachers in linking and networking into Aprovecho for mutual support in the interest of strengthening Aprovecho’s presence in the professional community

4. Financial Management

– Prepare monthly financial reports for staff

– Prepare quarterly financial reports for board meetings

– Ensure financial integrity by working with all staff, board members, and program coordinators to synthesize a coherent programmatic offering that is profitable

– Review and approve all program budgets

5. Legal Responsibilities

– Ensure all visitor and student liability forms are received

– Ensure upkeep of all organizational tax and legal liabilities


The SD will be thoroughly committed to the Aprovecho mission. All candidates should have proven leadership, stewardship, coaching, and relationship management experience. Concrete demonstrable experience and other qualifications include:

College and work experience in the areas crucial to the success of Aprovecho including, but not limited to sustainable building, permaculture, organic farming, intentional community development, financial management, and non-profit management;

Leadership experience with track record of effectively leading performance- and outcomes- based organization and staff; the ability to point to specific examples of having developed and operationalized strategies that have taken an organization to the next stage of growth;

Stewardship experience with demonstrated result of building consensus, working in a team environment, supporting staff, allowing for full and rich discussion on plans and results;

Unwavering commitment to quality programs and data-driven program evaluation;

Grant writing experience with at least 5 grant applications completed and proven record of success.

Excellence in organizational management with the ability to coach staff, manage, and develop high-performance teams, set and achieve strategic objectives, and manage a budget;

Past success working with a Board of Directors with the ability to cultivate new and existing board member relationships;

Marketing, public relations, and fundraising experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders and cultures;

Written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills;

Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people;

Passion, integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven, and self-directed.

How To Apply:

Please send a Cover Letter and Resume or C.V. to:  nadiakraza@gmail.com


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