Job Title: Executive Director
Education: BA, Government, Notre Dame MBA, University of Utah
Previous Experience: Worked in related field of non profits for 20+ years
Worked for different branch of organization in early career
Job Tasks: The organization I work for is responsible for disaster preparedness, health and safety training and awareness, international services, and blood collections.
My duties include:
The organization covers three counties in mid-sized market, so some localized travel is required. There is a need is to know a lot of things about a diverse community.
Best and Worst Parts of the Job: Best part of the job is the ability to work to improve the preparedness of the local community for emergencies that can and do occur. The job has lots of opportunities to meet with and plan with community and business leaders.
The worst parts of the job relate to the stress of being on call 24 hours per day, and the potential for regular interruptions of the regular work flow.
1. It helps in the non profit world to have a lot of flexbility, low need for recognition, and the ability to find rewards that are less tangible than pay.
2) Not everyone is set up to be in the world of human services
3) Creativity should be very important to the person in this line of work
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