Monday, March 9, 2009

Chaya Executive Director (Seattle, WA)

Chaya is currently hiring for our Executive Director position. A brief description follows. For the full job posting, please open the attached document. Feel free to share this announcement with your networks. Thank you!

Chaya , a community-based nonprofit in Seattle , seeks an Executive Director who will provide vision and leadership and promote organizational growth and stability. Chaya supports South Asian survivors and families impacted by domestic violence and abuse, and engages communities to change the societal conditions that enable oppression, especially violence against women. The Executive Director must demonstrate a commitment to Chaya’s mission and values have an understanding of domestic violence issues and an understanding of and connection to issues specific to South Asian communities.

The Executive Director will ensure effective and appropriate development and implementation of programs and services; provide mentorship, guidance and supervision to staff; explore growth opportunities and lead strategic planning processes; create and manage annual budgets and manage financial systems; ensure that adequate funding is in place to meet program and organizational goals; maintain active communications with board and staff; collaborate with communities and coalitions and contribute to other external efforts that advance a broad social justice agenda; and serve as a spokesperson for Chaya.

Charu Wahi
Manager of Programs, Chaya
phone: 206.568.7576 x 301
fax: 206.568.2479

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