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  YWCA Orange County – Executive Director Search 

YWCA Orange County, founded in Newburgh in 1888, is a feminist, anti-racist social justice organization, committed to empowering women and eliminating racism through community programming, education, and legislative advocacy. The YWCA national mission of “eliminating racism and empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all” is fulfilled locally through programs addressing women’s economic empowerment, racial justice (including immigration reform), women’s health, violence against women, and community collaboration. The agency serves over 5,000 people annually through programs extending throughout Orange County. The YWCA is committed to focusing all its resources toward breaking down the structural elements of racism and sexism that lead to unequal distribution of power and access in our communities.

Small YWCA serving Orange County, NY – County population of 378,000, with a mix of 3 small urban
centers, NYC suburbs and rural areas (including farms with migrant workers)
$1M Budget
12 Staff Members, 6 FT

Programming includes:
Women’s Economic Empowerment
Workforce Development in Non-traditional Occupations
Fish Window Cleaning at the YWCA – social enterprise / workforce development
Childcare – after school, and at Family Court

Racial Justice
Immigrant Documentation Assistance / Immigration Reform
Undoing Racism Workshops and continuing community discussions
College for Every Student
Teaching Tough Topics

Women’s Health
Cancer Services Program – screenings for uninsured, with focus on women of color
Reproductive Health advocacy

The Executive Director focuses on external relations, resource development and long term sustainability

Must have knowledge of and experience in social justice issues, most importantly feminism and racial justice; experience in administrative leadership/management.

Salary commensurate with experience, $60,000-$75,000; generous PTO, health benefits available, retirement fund

SEND RESUMES TO info@ywca-orangecty.org

Location:Newburgh, NY 12550 US View Map
Date Posted:10/04/2017
Date Last Modified:10/04/2017
Start Date:10/4/2017 
Hours per week:Full-time 
Certifications desired: 
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