Executive Director (PT)
THE CHUBBY'S PROJECT (TCP) is a 501 C 3 nonprofit organization located in Hopewell Borough, New Jersey. TCP began during the pandemic with a handful of volunteers delivering groceries and hot meals while supporting isolated, vulnerable neighbors with a knock and a smile. By 2022, TCP volunteers were delivering over 7200 meals annually. In addition to regular meal deliveries (every Thursday, Friday and Saturday), TCP manages a summer Sharing Garden on land donated by the D&R Greenway, two 24/7 access food pantries, and has partnerships with many local farmers, schools, and community organizations.
Though separate and distinct, Aunt Chubby’s Luncheonette provides resources and space for the preparation and packing of weekly meals along with storage space for pantry goods. It is a unique partnership with the opportunity to develop more fully. TCP has a budget of approximately $200,000 with funds raised through foundation grants, business donations, individual giving and a variety of community-inspired events.
Oversee staff, key volunteers, and contract employees for The Chubby’s Project including the chef (staff time allocated), bookkeeper (contract), Administrative Coordinator (staff), and Lunch Boss (volunteer) including their hiring, onboarding, and annual written performance management
Ensure the timely planning and execution of all revenue-enhancing programs
Evaluate performance of all programs and fundraising activities Oversee recipient intake/needs/requests in coordination with the Council of Churches, Administrative Coordinator and Lunch Boss Oversee the continued growth of the Sharing Garden
Prepare the annual budget for board approval Operate TCP within the approved budget
Develop systems for budgetary control and recordkeeping
Oversee payroll and bookkeeping
Work with the Founder to represent TCP in the community
Write content for TCP newsletters, social media posts and website content
Continue to steward existing community partnerships and work to identify new ones
Seek speaking opportunities with schools, community organizations and faith-based institutions to share the good work of TCP FUNDRAISING
Grow funding from individual donors and businesses by identifying, cultivating and stewarding relationships to TCP
Research new grant funding opportunities; writes and submits competitive proposals Establish the annual fund drive for new and repeat donations
Implement new fundraising programs/campaign eg. monthly giving program
Develop ways to leverage the potential from restaurant diners eg. round-up campaign Grow current fundraising programs eg. corporate matching gift and in kind donations
Organize cost-effective fundraising events through community connections.
Maintains a strong, open working relationship with the board
Works closely with the board chair to set meeting agendas and encourage productive, outcome-driven meetings
Seeks out opportunities for board involvement with fundraising, particularly regarding the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of individual donors
Prepares timely information for Board meetings, including reports on programs and monthly finances
Compassionate, with a heart for the mission
Leads with respect and integrity
Community-minded Ability to juggle multiple projects
Has worked in a small organization, wearing several hats
SEARCH PROCESS AND APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Applicants can apply at email@example.com and should include a brief cover letter and current resume.
25 hours/week Salaried ($40,000/annually)
Estimated Start Date: September 15, 2023
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