F.O.R. Seeks New Executive Director

Message from
The Fellowship of Reconciliation

Nation’s Oldest Interfaith Peace Organization Also Hiring in Communications

The Fellowship of Reconciliation (FOR), the largest and oldest interfaith peace and justice organization in the United States, is seeking an experienced Executive Director to lead the organization into the next generation of peace-building. The new ED will find FOR with many strengths, including: a long and rich history of nonviolent activism, resistance to war, and anti-oppression work; a signature combination of, and commitment to, nonviolence and interfaith activism; and a clarity about and passion, shared by staff and members, for FOR’s vision.

The Executive Director will be joining the organization at a time of transition and opportunity, and will be engaged in helping FOR with:

1.    creatively re-envisioning strategies for the work of peacemaking, capitalizing on the resources of technology and the realities of the global village;

2.    building fundraising capacity and resources to help FOR be more sustainable;

3.    strengthening support for staff, encouraging their gifts and nurturing a culture of accountability and collaboration;

4.    expanding the diversity of its membership, racially and religiously, as well as growing the existing programming for youth and young adults;

5.    invigorating the grassroots and strengthening partnerships between local groups, religious peace fellowships, and the national office;

6.    helping the governing board, the National Council (NC), with clarification of roles, training, and mutual accountability;

7.    exploring the location, usage, and economies of FOR’s headquarters in Nyack and of  the outstation offices.

To learn more about the position, its responsibilities, qualifications, and the process for applying, please click here.

FOR also is currently searching for an experienced, creative, energetic, and technologically savvy individual to help manage and grow its communications efforts in a collaborative team environment.

The right candidate will be experienced in developing national campaigns and connecting them with grassroots initiatives.

Special consideration will be given to candidates who have creatively and strategically grown organizational visibility and membership – through e-mail campaigns, viral marketing, multimedia content, and other new technologies.

To learn more about the position, its responsibilities, qualifications, and the process for applying, please click here.

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One Response

  1. i really interested to work in organization like this, but its hard to find a position for me because I am a fresh graduate….tahnx

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