Executive Director

WellShare International is seeking a new Executive Director. Their current executive director is retiring May 1, 2019.

Overview of the role:

The Executive Director is responsible for the successful leadership and management of the organization in accordance with the strategic direction approved by the Board of Directors. Responsibilities include: actively pursuing funding opportunities, hiring and providing supervision and support for the senior management team in the headquarter office, serving as WellShare’s principal representative, fostering relationships and promoting collaboration with the public, donor community, and Board of Directors; and ensuring that WellShare is in compliance with all contracts to donors, the State of Minnesota and the federal government. The Executive Director plays a strategic development and leadership role in proactively identifying organizational needs, capacities, and resources; exploring new opportunities to increase and expand its organizational capacity and maintaining fiduciary responsibility.

WellShare International’s mission is to advance sustainable community health around the world. Founded in 1979, WellShare International has worked in seven countries on four continents. It currently implements public health programs locally in Minnesota with refugee and immigrant populations; and globally in East Africa, with a focus on improving individual and community health through community health worker education, research, training, outreach, and the creation of culturally tailored health education materials.

This position provides a dynamic opportunity for an experienced individual who is passionate about improving the health of refugees and immigrants in Minnesota as well as working on global health issues in East Africa. WellShare International has a friendly work environment, collaborative teams, and provides a generous salary and benefit policy which includes medical, dental, vision, and other insurance options.

For additional details and to apply, please see the attached job description. Feel free to share this announcement with others in your network who may be interested in the opportunity. Thank you!

Please submit resume/CV and a letter of interest to Maria Tomczik, using the following email address: info@wellshareinternational.org

For full job description, please click here: Executive Director – Job Description

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