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Executive Director

Pebble Tossers, Inc.
Atlanta, Georgia
Annual salary range: $65K-$75K, commensurate with experience + benefits and bonus opportunities.
Closing date
Apr 11, 2024

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Organization Mission: The Pebble Tossers mission is to empower and equip youth to lead through service.

Pebble Tossers is a youth development organization serving greater Atlanta that brings together youth from all socio-economic backgrounds to help those most vulnerable. At its founding in 2008, Pebble Tossers recognized a community-wide need for age-appropriate service opportunities and developed service-related youth development programming, including character-building and leadership development workshops and enrichment opportunities. These programs utilize a unique service-learning curriculum incorporated with social-emotional learning, Positive Psychology, Positive Youth Development, and social justice awareness to help youth serve, lead, and succeed.

Pebble Tossers is dedicated to nurturing young people's potential and guiding them toward a future of leadership and empathy. Service is the core of who we are. As an organization, Pebble Tossers embodies servant leadership by putting the needs of our youth and community first, creating a positive ripple effect of giving.


The Executive Director (ED) will report directly to the Board of Directors and oversee Pebble Tossers staff, programs, expansion initiatives, and mission execution strategically and operationally. They should have a deep understanding of youth development principles, core programs, operational intricacies, and strategic business plans to provide leadership and guidance to the Pebble Tossers community. The ED should foster a culture of collaboration and empowerment to drive the organization toward its goals while keeping a sharp focus on youth development and community impact.


Fundraising & Communications

  • Provides oversight for the organization’s financial affairs, including preparing budgets, statements of financial position, and profit and loss statements. Ensures financial policies and procedures are followed. Serves as primary support to the finance committee. Ensures ongoing financial growth of the organization;
  • Oversees development and implementation of fundraising plans to secure adequate funding, including relationship building, preparing and supervising foundation grants and corporate proposals;
  • Cultivate a network of dedicated donors and volunteers. Have an innovative approach toward new fundraising opportunities;
  • Plan fundraising initiatives to help the organization meet financial goals;
  • Form strong relationships with external stakeholders and ensure major donors are satisfied and kept in the loop;
  • Deepen and refine all aspects of communications – from web presence to external relations to create a stronger brand;
  • Leverage external presence and relationships with key stakeholders to garner new opportunities.

Leadership & Management:

  • Ensure ongoing local programmatic excellence, program evaluation, and consistent quality of finance and administration, fundraising, communications, and systems; recommend timelines and resources needed to achieve the strategic goals;
  • Actively engage and energize Pebble Tossers volunteers, Board members, event committees, partnering organizations, and funders;
  • Develop, maintain, and support a strong Board of Directors; serve as ex-officio of each committee. Seek and build board involvement with strategic direction for both ongoing local operations and ongoing sustainability;
  • Lead, coach, develop, and retain future Pebble Tossers employees;
  • Ensure effective systems to track database management, scaling progress, and regularly evaluate program components to measure successes that can be effectively communicated to the Board, funders, volunteer members, and nonprofit affiliate members;
  • Plan and prepare for expanding Pebble Tossers to other regions.

Planning & New Business

  • Lead the strategic planning and implementation process, setting long-term objectives and identifying programmatic and regional growth opportunities based on community needs and feedback.
  • Build partnerships in new markets: schools, youth organizations, faith-based organizations, establishing relationships with the funders and political and community leaders at each expansion site;
  • Be a thought leader, publishing and communicating program results with an emphasis on the success of Pebble Tossers and advocating the principals for positive youth development.


  • The ED will be thoroughly committed to the Pebble Tossers mission for youth development through service. Candidates should have proven leadership and relationship management experience, as well as the following qualifications:
  • Batchelor’s or Advanced degree in nonprofit management, business, communications, public relations, or related field, with at least five years of senior management experience; track record of effectively leading a performance and outcomes-based organization and staff.
  • Servant Leadership mindset and skillset.
  • Unwavering commitment to quality programs and data-driven program evaluation.
  • Excellence in organizational management with the ability to lead staff, manage and develop high-performance teams, set and achieve objectives, and manage a budget.
  • Past success working with a board of directors with the ability to cultivate existing board member relationships.
  • Strong marketing, public relations, and fundraising experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders and cultures.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, a persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills.
  • Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable, and innovative approach to business planning.
  • Ability to work effectively independently and in collaboration with diverse groups of people.
  • Passion, idealism, integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven and self-directed.

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Pebble Tossers mission is to empower and develop youth into responsible citizens and lifelong volunteers.  Pebble Tossers promotes service learning and engaging youth in social responsibility by connecting youth and families with age-appropriate service projects. Pebble Tossers also assists schools in planning and coordinating Days of Service and hosting customized youth development workshops and enrichment opportunities. Providing engaging programs for youth and their families helps develop sustained, strength-building relationships for adolescents. Uniquely, service provides opportunities to take on leadership roles, to problem solve, to cooperate with others, and to be part of solutions in our world. 

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1155 Mt. Vernon Hwy, NE
Suite 800

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