Objectives of the Position:
The Executive Director will provide Christ-centered visionary leadership to Alpha Omega Care Center, ensuring that program services fulfill and remain focused on the gospel mission of the ministry. The primary areas of responsibility are spiritual leadership, staff management, church and community development, fundraising and donor development to sustain and expand program services.
The Board of Directors
30 hours per week, exempt employee
All Center employees and volunteers
Alpha Omega Care Center Mission Statement
- Professing believer in Jesus Christ.
- Agrees with essential doctrines of orthodox Christianity.
- An active member in a local Christian church.
- Exhibits leadership qualities that convey the Biblical principle of serving others: servant leader and team player.
- Agrees with AOCC Mission Statement and Core Values.
- Is committed in word and deed to sexual purity as described in the Biblical Scriptures, where sexual relations outside of marriage is forbidden, sexual relations in marriage is exclusive, and where marriage is understood as between one biological male and one biological female.
- Fulfills Spiritual Qualifications as noted above.
- Bachelors or master’s degree in a related field, and/or three years of equivalent experience.
- Experience in fundraising, donor development, marketing, and public relations.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Must be comfortable and competent in public speaking.
- Competent in leading, managing, and developing both paid and volunteer staff.
- Familiar with and/or able to learn appropriate financial and office software.
- Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks, manage time, while remaining accountable to Board of Directors.
- Support and exhibit strong commitment and dedication to the pro-life position and a biblical view of sexual purity.
- Basic understanding of counseling techniques and have experience in biblical counseling.
- Exhibits a positive attitude and resilient character a must.
Principal Activities and Essential Functions of Position:
1. Board Interactions:
- Reports to Board of Directors and Complies with by-laws, policies, and procedures.
- Responsible for leading AOCC in a manner that supports and guides the organization’s mission as defined by the Board of Directors.
- Interprets and implements policy (includes but is not limited to risk management, human resources).
- Conducts long and short-range goal-setting and strategic planning to ensure that AOCC can successfully fulfill its mission into the future.
- Communicates effectively with the Board and provides monthly reports of tasks, finances, accomplishments and statistics as well as progress towards AOCC goals.
2. Community Relations:
- Educate the local community, including churches, pastors, community groups, as well as the professional community about AOCC with the goal of obtaining support and involvement.
- Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with pastors and churches in the community.
- Represent the ministry and services of AOCC to the community and the media, including participation in community events.
- Assist in the development and revision of promotional materials used in presenting AOCC to clients, community, and churches.
- Work closely with the Board of Directors to promote public awareness of the ministry through advertisement and church presentations.
- Seek out the support of local churches; develop and maintain relationships with pastors and churches in Hillsdale County.
- Develop relationships with current and prospective donors, encouraging ongoing partnership with AOCC.
- Oversee all fundraising events, direct mail pieces, and newsletters.
- Obtain feedback and continually access goals for establishment of effective ministry programs.
- Seek out and provide continued training opportunities for self and other staff.
- In conjunction with the Board, develop and execute an annual strategic (development) plan.
- Responsible for all revenue sources including baby bottle campaigns, individual giving, foundation grants and church support to ensure adequate resources are secured in accordance with the annual budget; this responsibility involves close partnership with the Board of Directors.
- Works with other pregnancy resource centers and national organizations to identify new sources of funding and learn best practices for current fundraising initiatives.
4. Organization Operations:
- Make prayer an integral part of the day-to-day operation of AOCC.
- Provide spiritual leadership, discipleship, encouragement, and direction to the staff members and volunteers.
- Creates and maintains a caring environment for clients, in which their needs and confidentiality are respected.
- Responsible for day-to-day operations, including client services; develops processes and procedures according to pregnancy ministry best practices to accomplish the organizational mission, while mitigating liability.
- Ensures adherence to policies and procedures; oversees and/or performs administrative aspects of human resources, including payroll.
- Hires, trains, supervises, and evaluates personnel to ensure retention of competent, qualified staff and volunteers. All paid staff must be approved by Board of Directors prior to hiring.
- Ensures that AOCC is in compliance with all affiliate, financial, legal, governmental, regulatory entities and agencies (i.e. licenses, affiliations, certifications, audits, permits, etc.).
- Establishes, along with the Board of Directors, center direction and staff priorities; builds in checks and balances to ensure execution is on track and that stakeholders are informed.
- Serves as primary point of contact for staff, Board of Directors, donors, ministry partners, vendors, and contractors.
- Maintains an uncluttered, attractive, and clean facility and atmosphere.
- Approves the purchase of products, materials, resources, and supplies with the approval of the Board of Directors.
- Maintains adequate insurance for AOCC (i.e. insurance policies, premium payments, etc.).
- With Board approval, executes external contracts, agreements, and other instruments made and entered into on behalf of the organization.
5. Training and Client Services:
- Oversee client programs and support services offered by AOCC.
- Provide peer counseling and services for clients when staff or volunteers are not available.
- Ensure the required participation in and oversee appropriate volunteer training seminars, classes, and materials.
- Assist in recruiting, selecting, and interviewing possible volunteers for the ministry.
- Provide necessary supervision of the in-service training program.
- Coordinate, oversee, and/or arrange the teaching and volunteer in-service meetings.
6. Financial Performance and Viability:
- Responsible for the fiscal integrity of AOCC.
- Submits to the Board of Directors a proposed annual budget which accurately reflects the financial condition of AOCC.
- Oversees the Bookkeeping in completing any required financial reporting and statements, including tax documents; ensures tax reports are distributed in a timely manner and financial statements are submitted to the Board monthly.
- Oversees accounting procedures including entry, payments, deposits, and taxes.
- Operates within the approved budget to ensure maximum resource utilization; actively manages the monthly budget and alerts the Board of Directors of any potential budget or cash shortfall.
- Reports to Board of Directors
- Directly supervises the activities of all volunteer or paid staff members.
- Depends upon qualifications.
- Part-Time 29.5 hours a week
- This is an exempt position.
- This job description may change without notice.
Evaluations: The Board of Directors will hold evaluations of the Director as needed, but not less than once a year. The Director may request an evaluation at any time, and the Board must respond to this request within two weeks of the request.