Background:

Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing (PHWFF), Inc., a nation-wide non-profit 50l (c)(3) organization incorporated in Maryland in 2007, is seeking a Customer Relationship Management Administrator.  PHWFF is dedicated to the physical and emotional rehabilitation of disabled active military service personnel and disabled veterans through fly fishing and associated activities including education and outings.  As the Nation’s premier nonprofit organization, Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc. envisions a community where all participants can heal.  We hold the following core values as central to our success:

Compassion – Our organization enables the physical and emotional recovery of our participants as it restores the bond of trust that they built while serving this great Nation

Accountability – Our organization remains accountable to our Nation, to our participants, to our volunteers, to our sponsors, and to our donors

Consistency – Our organization reliably provides high-quality programs for all volunteers and participants based-upon well-understood standards of excellence

Community – Our organization creates a sense of family by supporting one another with dignity, passion, respect, and humility

PHWFF Headquarters is located in La Plata, Maryland, within commuting distance of Washington D.C.  PHWFF established its first program at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in 2005.  Since 2005, PHWFF expanded to include 24 Regions, encompassing 213 Programs, serving disabled veterans in all 50 States and the U.S. Military Hospital in Landstuhl, Germany.  PHWFF maintains a small Headquarters Staff of 11 full-time personnel assisted by 3500 volunteers nationwide to support the organization’s mission, vision, and core values.

To Apply

Interested candidates should submit their resume and cover letter to:  resume@projecthealingwaters.org.  Your resume should include relevant experience, educational background, as well as two to three references.

Thank you for your interest in Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing!

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/VETERANS/DISABLED

CURRENT OPENINGS

Program Director

Job Description

Mission

Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc. (PWHFF) is dedicated to the physical and emotional rehabilitation of disabled active military service personnel and disabled veterans through fly fishing and associated activities including education and outings.

Authority and Responsibility

PHWFF’s Program Director represents a full-time position located at the organization’s headquarters, 101 Charles St. Ste 104, La Plata, MD 20646.  The Program Director oversees the administration of all aspects of the organization’s nationwide local programs.

The Program Director performs a wide range of duties including the following:

  • Ensure that all Volunteer Leadership receive an appropriate orientation to the organization and its policies and procedures to ensure effective and efficient program delivery
  • Develop new program initiatives to support the strategic direction of the organization
  • Develop and implement long-term goals and objectives to achieve the successful outcome of programs
  • Develop a program evaluation framework to assess the strengths of the program and to identify areas for improvement
  • Ensure that program activities operate within the policies and procedures of the organization
  • Oversee the collection and maintenance of program data and records
  • Engage volunteers and partners to support programs and volunteer leadership changes
  • Act as a liaison for programs and staff to plan for program needs, changes, and challenges
  • Identify and evaluate program risks and take appropriate action to control the risks
  • Serve as a resource for the Grants Director and Media Director by providing program related content
  • Represent PHWFF at local, regional, and national events when needed
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned

Requirements

  1. Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  2. Ability to work independently
  3. Database management skills
  4. Strong organizational skills and ability to work as part of a widely distributed team
  5. Able to manage multiple projects
  6. Ability to understand budgets
  7. Nonprofit leadership experience preferred

Qualifications

This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual with program administration experience to grow and further develop. The successful candidate will partner with the Chief Program Officer and work collaboratively with a high-performance management team. Specific requirements include:

  1. Minimum Associates degree or 1+ year of relevant experience.
  2. Excellent project management skills.
  3. Analytic and decisive decision maker with the ability to prioritize and communicate to staff key objectives and tactics necessary to achieve organizational goals.
  4. Unwavering commitment to quality programs.
  5. Strong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive and passionate communicator.
  6. Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, flexible, and innovative approach to program management.
  7. Passion, humility, integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven, and self-directed.

General Duties

  1. The Program Director is fully informed on organizational matters within their scope of responsibility and provides updates to the Chief Executive Officer as directed by the Chief Program Officer.
  2. The Program Director must be creative and diplomatic under pressure with exceptional interpersonal and presentation skills.

Evaluation

  1. The Program Director reports directly to the Chief Program Officer.
  2. The Chief Program Officer prepares the Program Director’s performance evaluation.
  3. The Program Director’s performance is evaluated annually based upon the performance of assigned requirements and duties.

Approval and Review Dates

The Chief Executive Officer annually reviews all Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc. job descriptions.

Approval Date:  15 October 2018

Review Date:  1 January 2019


To Apply:  Interested candidates should submit their resume and cover letter to:  resume@projecthealingwaters.org.  Your resume should include relevant experience, educational background, and two to three references.  The closing date for receipt of applications is November 19, 2018. Thank you for your interest in Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc.