Job Announcement for Compeer Executive Director

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Compeer of Lebanon County, a 501c3 non-profit agency serving residents of Lebanon County who live with mental illness, is searching for a passionate, energetic, organized and articulate person for the position of Executive Director. Compeer has been dedicated to changing lives and making a positive impact to the Lebanon community by supporting individuals on their path to mental wellness since 1999.  Benefits include paid sick leave and a liberal personal leave policy.

Interested applicants should have the following solid skills:

  • Passion for working with those living with mental illnesses
  • Recruitment of volunteers to carry out the agency’s mission
  • Organization for all facets of the direction of the agency
  • Energy and charisma used for alerting community stakeholders to our mission
  • Excellent verbal and written expression skills
  • Education and experience in working in human services fields
  • Ability to serve as an emphatic advocate for the mission of Compeer, and for the greater advancement of mental health awareness and wellness within our communities
  • Ability to educate those who want to know more about our mission and the challenges for those living with mental illness
  • Ability to offer support to those seeking assistance with mental illness related challenges; and support to agency volunteers and clients
  • Flexibility to meet the needs of the agency and its mission beyond the normal workday
  • The highest ethical standards
  • Skills and foresight used when administering fiscal resources of the agency
  • Strong time management skills
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently with limited supervision
  • Ability to lift at least 25 pounds
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed

Main duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Work in collaboration with Compeer’s Board of Directors
  • Partner with local community groups (United Way, MH/ID/EI, etc.)
  • Grant writing
  • Administration of the agency’s finances
  • Recruitment, training, and on-going support of the volunteers of Compeer and CORPS
  • Support of Compeer’s clients
  • Supervision of additional agency staff
  • Community outreach and mental health advocacy

Education and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in human services or related field
  • Prior experience (3-5 years) working in non-profit agency and/or in mental health field
  • Bilingual a plus

Please email your resume, including references, along with a letter of interest to:  director@compeer-lebanon.org by 10/31/18.  Compeer is an equal opportunity employer.

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