Nourish Farms is looking for an Executive Director to lead this smart, thriving good-food nonprofit that’s improving the health of Sheboygan County. Nourish is fortunate to have an active board of directors and professional team leading the strategy and implementation. This position is set to succeed as our first executive director has served Nourish and the community well and is ready for a new adventure after six years of service. Below is the job description, along with the features of Nourish and Sheboygan County. Applications are due Friday, August 16.
Why Nourish Farms & Sheboygan County?
All-star team: Nourish boasts a highly educated and well-rounded group of professionals whose vast experiences in farming, wellness, nutrition and sustainability provide a resourceful and efficient team to serve the community.
Community connector: Nourish is a young but impactful nonprofit that’s established a high respect among other community leaders and organizations for being collaborative and connected.
Making an impact: Nourish and its staff have been nominated annually the last few years by other community organizations for their impact, collaboration and service to Sheboygan County.
Attention-getter: Nourish, in partnership with Sheboygan Area School District, has attracted several national grants offered to just a few select organizations nationwide.
Small but mighty: Sheboygan is a small town earning big marks as: “the best 20 small cities for business,” the second “most livable city” for retirees, and fifth “best city for millennials to live.”
Future forward: Nourish has been blessed with its first permanent home, a 13-acre farm and historical barn and loft, generously donated by a local entrepreneurial family and community supporter.
The Executive Director works with our Board of Directors and staff to ensure that the mission is fulfilled through programs, strategic planning and community outreach. This position is responsible for leading Nourish in a manner that supports and guides the organization’s vision and mission as defined by the Board of Directors. The Executive Director develops resources sufficient to ensure the financial health of the organization. This position is responsible for the enhancement of Nourish’s image by being active and visible in the community and by working closely with other professional, civic and private organizations. The Executive Director oversees and implements appropriate resources to ensure that the operations of the organization are appropriate.
Nourish Vision: To help create a healthy community through food security.
Nourish Mission: By providing equitable access to hands-on education and connections to local, sustainable food systems, Nourish empowers the community to make wholesome food choices.
Reports to: Nourish Board of Directors
Compensation: Salaried Exempt
Applications will be accepted until Friday, August 16, 2019.
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