Time Commitment: 15-20 hours per week
The mission of the Alternative Health Care Access Campaign (AHAC) is to increase the accessibility of quality alternative healthcare for homeless and low-income adults and adolescents. AHAC is a volunteer-based organization and currently provides free alternative health care (massage, naturopathic medicine, acupuncture) at 6 sites in Seattle, WA.
The purpose of this position is to promote AHAC’s mission and vision in the community. The Executive Director (ED) executes policies set by the Board of Directors and has overall responsibility for the programmatic, financial, and management operations of the organization. The ED will maintain appropriate and timely communication with the Board of Directors and attend monthly meetings to discuss concerns related to the organization. The ED will receive direction from the Board of Directors in regards to any ongoing projects or tasks related to the organization.
The ED also represents AHAC to the broader community. She/He networks with other non-profits, government agencies, and professional organizations that serve low-income populations and connects with public health organizations, government agencies, and professional organizations in complementary and alternative medicine.
Specific Duties Involved in the Position:
1. Acting as the public face and voice of AHAC:(30%)
Tabling at public events to recruit new volunteers
Soliciting and managing donations from external sources
Speaking at community events to promote alliances with individuals and organizations with common purpose
Available to answer questions about AHAC, and provide information to outside parties.
Build awareness of AHAC surrounding communities through marketing and outreach projects
Ensuring continuity and quality of health care services provided by AHAC: (30%)
Volunteer training and fostering volunteer leadership
Train & supervise the Clinical Operations Coordinator & Volunteer Coordinators for AHAC
Visiting sites during clinic times to check in on site progress
Maintaining and organizing AHAC files and records
Maintaining open office hours to meet with volunteers
Carrying out the goals of the Strategic Plan and the Mission of AHAC: (30%)
Creating and distributing an annual report and quarterly newsletters in conjunction with Board of Directors
Working with the Board of Directors to ensure the financial and organizational health of AHAC
Working with the Board of Directors to carry out monthly agenda items in accordance with AHACs mission.
Organizing trainings on anti-oppression tactics, diversity, and the power dynamics inherent to serving homeless and low-income communities for volunteers, staff, and Steering Committee members
Organization and management of financial operations of AHAC (10%)
Work with the Board of Directors to prepare and submit a proposed annual budget with detailed estimates of revenue and expenditures.
Work with the Board of Directors on specific grant proposals for the organization.
Oversee financial operations involved with site supplies and volunteers.
Management experience or experience working in administrative settings.
Experience working with non-profit organizations.
Grant writing and budget proposal experience.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Basic computer software skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Google Docs and Gmail.
Desire to work within and among homeless health care issues and alternative medicine.
Ability to work independently and in conjunction with others.
Please contact Nico ahacseattle[at]gmail[dot]com