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The Center for Life Experience, Inc., Hays, Kansas, a 501c3 organization supporting those in grief in northwest Kansas, is seeking an Executive Director. The Executive Director is responsible for planning, organizing, and facilitating trauma and grief support groups. In addition, the Executive Director will perform fund-raising functions and administrative duties as required. The ideal candidate will have specialization in trauma, grief and loss and the ability to work effectively with an Executive Board, key stakeholders and office administrator.
Strong communication skills, both verbal and written are paramount. Applicants with a background in  budgeting, grants, social media and non-profit administration will be considered as strong candidates. Applicants should have bachelor’s degree in social work, counseling, applied human services or psychology. Licensure in social work or clinical orientation is preferred. 
The position offers flexible hours, with some evenings and weekends, along with competitive benefits and salary. 

See full job description below.

To apply, please email resume and cover letter to: 
Emily Weigel - emily@cflehope.org

Review of qualified candidates begins Jan. 15, 2022. Position open until filled.

Full Job Decription

The Executive Director reports to Executive Committee of Board of Directors


Daily Operations

Overall supervision of Administrative Assistant, staff, contractor, student interns and volunteers.

Facilitate Center for Life Experience (CFLE) support group meetings

Plan agenda for the meetings

Contact guest speakers

Work with Administrative Assistant on coordinating special programs and events, and

  Select appropriate materials for meeting participants

Meet privately with group participants as needed or requested


Financial Oversight

Work with Board of Directors to develop a long-range strategic plan to assure the sustainability    

                        of CFLE           

Apply for grants to assure the financial integrity and stability of CFLE

Work with Board of Directors to develop annual budget

Assign budget category for expenditures and invoices

Approve invoices and expenses for payment

Oversee monthly income, expenditures and deposits

Review and manage donations

Review monthly financial reports before presentation to Board of Directors


Agency Outreach

Consult with Board of Directors to identify opportunities to develop partnerships with other

   agencies throughout the service area that complement and support the CFLE mission

Cultivate inter-agency relationships to create greater awareness of CFLE and develop positive

  relationships with potential donors and stakeholders

Meet annually with area stakeholders, donors and community leaders to strengthen relationships,

  promote CFLE and generate additional supportive contacts

Develop partnerships with area educational institutions to engage student interns who will

  provide support to CFLE operations, initiate special projects and develop positive relationships

  with program participants that will enhance their skills and professional goals

Work with community leaders to develop CFLE support groups in underserved areas in the

  CFLE service area


The Executive Director will:


Schedule monthly Board of Director meetings to conduct the business of the agency

Consult with the Chair to develop an agenda for the monthly meetings and provide support materials

  to members at least two days prior to the scheduled meeting

Work with the Board Treasurer on monthly financial reports that are provided to the Board for their

  review and approval

Provide program updates, inform Board of organizational policy issues needing action, and carry out

  tasks as assigned