Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity

Executive Director | Full Time

Category: Non-profit

Location: 255 South Champlain Street

Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity (CVOEO) seeks an authentic, mission-oriented, visionary individual to serve as its next Executive Director. 

CVOEO addresses fundamental issues of economic, social, and racial justice and works with people to achieve economic independence. This is an outstanding opportunity to lead a community-focused, highly-regarded community action agency. CVOEO provides vital services to over 23,000 individuals every year. The agency employs a dedicated staff of approximately 200 employees and engages more than 1,700 volunteers annually.  CVOEO has nine programs within four counties of the Champlain Valley region and three programs that are statewide with a budget of approximately $21 million.

As Executive Director you will lead a team of exceptional Program Directors and senior operational staff.  You will provide strategic direction and oversee the administration and operation of all programs and services of CVOEO. You will represent CVOEO by working closely with a broad range of community and statewide organizations, government agencies, elected officials, businesses, and individuals.  As a result of the wide area of representation travel will be required.  You will provide leadership to the CVOEO Board of Directors to ensure growth and long-term sustainability through implementation of the Strategic Plan as adopted by the Board.

We are seeking candidates with a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree preferred, in a relevant discipline with proven progressive leadership experience of at least seven years. In addition, candidates must have in-depth knowledge of human services; excellent verbal and written communication skills, bilingual abilities a plus; experience managing programs including evaluation and most importantly, be of high integrity and character as the representative of the organization and all of the people it serves.

We offer an excellent benefit package including medical, dental and vision insurance, generous time off, a retirement plan and discounted gym membership.   To learn more about CVOEO and this position please visit



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