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Executive Director

Latin American Health Alliance
Worcester, Massachusetts
80,000-110,000 per year plus benefits
Closing date
Feb 19, 2023

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Focus Areas
Human Services
Job Function
Executive / Senior Management
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Experience Level
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Executive Director

The Executive Director (ED) is the key management leader of LAHA (Latin American Health Alliance) and its programs. The ED is responsible for overseeing the administration, staff management, program creation/efficacy, and short- and long-term strategic plan for the organization. The ED is expected to lead and/or oversee financial performance, fundraising, marketing, and community outreach endeavors.

The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

Organizational Leadership, Financial Management, and Governance

  • Provide leadership and organizational communication for the mission, administration, and financial health of the organization and report to the Board of Directors on wellbeing, growth, administration, compliance, and strategic planning.
  • Lead creation of strategic development plans, objectives, and performance metrics for the organization
  • Develop and ensure adequate funding/resources for organization, with resources necessary for future growth and program expansion – including the creation of, and execution on, Board-approved annual operating budgets.
  • Build, lead, and manage a team as needed to execute on mission and strategic objectives of the organization.
  • Ensure mission of organization and non-profit integrity is culturally present throughout all programs and operations.
  • Ensure financial and ethical compliance required for non-profit and clinical/social service providers.
  • Implement organizational staff development structures, including support, guidance, expectations, and progress programs.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with various organizations throughout the city and state necessary for the successful operation of LAHA programs.
  • Lead and expand community-presence for LAHA and utilization of Board-based resources in the achievement of overall objectives for organization.
  • Serve as LAHA’s primary spokesperson to the organization’s constituents, the media and the general public – the leading voice on organizational policy and advocacy position within community/region.
  • Work with Board of Directors to ensure mission is fulfilled through programs, strategic planning, and community outreach.
  • Establish and lead comprehensive and consistent BOD reporting, communications, meeting fundamentals, and executive summaries.
  • Approves and advises on Staff and Management personnel.

Organization and Program Development/Operations

  • Oversee and implement appropriate resources to ensure that operations of the organization are appropriate and within compliance (as required)
  • Responsible for effective administration of LAHA operations within each program – HRH, Casa, and Café Reyes
  • Ensure credentialing, compliance, and contractual standings are all maintained – including the review and approval of contracts for services and expected requirements.
  • Establish and ensure proper administration of employment policies and procedures within the organization and programs.
  • Oversee marketing and other communications efforts to raise awareness, including the promotion of Café Reyes.
  • Supervise management/collaborate with all staff on productive capacities for job excellence, training, and communication – initiating long term staffing plans focused on increasing competency, satisfaction, retention, and value.
  • Responsible for signing all notes, agreements, and other instruments made and entered into and on behalf of the organization.


  • 5-7 Years' experience
  • Bilingual Spanish in reading, writing, and speaking - Proficient and preferably fluent in speaking, listening, reading and writing in Spanish.
  • Ability to deliver transparent and high integrity leadership.
  • Solid, hands-on, budget management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision-making and reporting.
  • Familiarity with clinical billing a plus
  • Strong organizational abilities including planning, delegating, program development and task facilitation.
  • Ability to convey a vision of LAHA’s strategic future to staff, board, volunteers, and donors.
  • Knowledge of fundraising strategies and donor relations unique to nonprofit sector
  • Skills to collaborate with and motivate board members and other volunteers.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to interface and engage diverse volunteer and donor groups.
  • Strong public speaking ability
  • Must have a basic understanding of trauma informed care.
  • A commitment to supporting the Latinx community; addressing SUD, diversity, and social justice.
  • Software competency – Microsoft Office, Outlook, Google, etc.
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