Capitol Hill Village Washington, D.C. Executive Director Job

Capitol Hill Village
Washington, D.C.
Executive Director
Job Description
Position Summary
Capitol Hill Village (CHV) is seeking a community-minded and service-oriented leader to be its
next Executive Director. Reporting to and working in close collaboration with a highly-engaged
Board, talented staff, and more than 300 dedicated volunteers, the Executive Director will be
responsible for the organization’s overall management, strategic planning, growth, long-term
sustainability, partnership building, and external relations. He or she must demonstrate a genuine
commitment to and passion for CHV's mission of helping Capitol Hill residents live fully and
comfortably in their own homes and community throughout their lives. The top candidate will
bring a strong record of experience as a senior leader of a community- or membership-based
nonprofit organization in addition to experience designing and implementing high-impact
programs and services. The ideal candidate also will bring an entrepreneurial mindset, a proven
ability to build relationships with diverse audiences, and an understanding of best practices in
nonprofit management.
CHV is a small yet high-growth nonprofit, and the Executive Director’s responsibilities will
expand and change as the organization grows. Initial core responsibilities will include:
Organization and Fiscal Management: Oversee the day-to-day management of the
organization’s paid staff of four, volunteers, finances, operations, legal compliance, and
relationships with the members, Board, community partners, funders, vendors, and other
key stakeholders.
Strategic Visioning and Planning: Collaborate with the CHV Board, staff, members,
and other stakeholders to develop a strategic vision for the organization’s future; listen to
and learn from the community; facilitate an inclusive process that allows all ideas to be
heard and evaluated; develop a clear and detailed strategic plan with key outcomes,
timelines, responsibilities, and metrics.
Program Design, Management and Measurement: Implement the strategic plan and
ensure that all programs and services are aligned with CHV’s mission and values, the
membership’s needs, and a sound business model.
Partner Engagement: Cultivate relationships with existing partners, including
government agencies, private companies, and vendors, to promote the organization and
foster strong collaboration.
Advocacy and External Relations: As the primary spokesperson, respond to media
inquiries and proactively seek opportunities to increase awareness of CHV’s brand,
programs, and services.
Revenue Generation and Fundraising: The ED will be responsible for raising funds to
sustain programs. This includes membership fees, philanthropic and government grants,
support from individuals and foundations, corporate partnerships and new sources of
 A genuine, demonstrated passion for and commitment to serving others.
 A collaborative and inclusive approach to decision-making and a “listen-to-learn”
leadership style.
 The ability to energize and motivate others.
 A demonstrated record of achievement as a nonprofit executive or senior leader with
proven success managing staff, volunteers, programs, finances, and Board relationships.
 Experience generating revenue through earned income, grants, corporate partnerships,
and individual donor cultivation.
 A proven ability to develop and operationalize a strategic plan that incorporates diverse
perspectives of various stakeholders.
 Experience managing volunteers and an appreciation for their essential role in a
community-based organization.
 A personal or professional commitment to the goal of aging in place is preferred.
About Capitol Hill Village (CHV)
Founded in 2007, Capitol Hill Village (CHV) is a non-profit membership organization, with 400
members and 300 volunteers. Based on the concept of neighbors helping neighbors, CHV
provides members with social, educational, cultural opportunities, as well as support services
including transportation and home maintenance performed by CHV’s vetted volunteers and
vetted vendors. In addition, CHV’s social services team provides professional care coordination,
helping members to navigate health care, insurance, social service, housing and issues. CHV’s
goal is to help members remain in the community and in their homes as they grow older. CHV
has programs and services for members across the spectrum of health, mental acuity and
economic means. CHV has served as a national model for an aging-in-place village. Learn more
online at
How to Apply:
Please upload your resume and a cover letter detailing your interest and relevant experiences
online here.