WANTED: Executive Director for community revitalization non-profit (PA)

The New Kensington Community Development Corporation (NKCDC) seeks a full-time Executive Director for its office in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

NKCDC is a nonprofit organization dedicated to revitalizing the Kensington, Fishtown, and Port Richmond neighborhoods in Philadelphia. Our mission is to strengthen the physical, social, and economic fabric of the community by being a catalyst for sustainable development and community building.

NKCDC is currently in year three of a five-year strategic plan (2014-2018). With a clear understanding and management of NKCDC’s five core programs and its defined role as lead planner, convener, and community voice for the communities it serves, NKCDC’s current strategic plan focuses on how the organization can build its organizational capacity and achieve its goals in a more inclusive and strategic manner. The five interrelated goals in the strategic plan are to:

  1. Strengthen the organizational infrastructure;
  2. Assure financial sustainability;
  3. Strengthen the southern portion of NKCDC’s area;
  4. Develop the Orinoka Civic House; and
  5. Mobilize and improve the northern portion of NKCDC’s area.

The staff and board of NKCDC continue to follow the strategic plan diligently and are making progress towards all of these goals.

Due to the pace of this search, candidates are strongly encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

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