Chief Operating Officer – Project HEAL Help To Eat, Accept and Live – New York, NY

Project HEAL has realized incredible growth and is seeking someone to come on board to help us expand. The board and founders are looking for a leader with experience managing the day-to-day operations of an organization and leading a group of over 100 volunteers. The COO will work 20 hours per week with the part-time development director, and must be a leader who is able to successfully manage our volunteers and make sure that all aspects of the organization are running smoothly.


Reporting to the Board, the COO will lead all internal operations and will have the following responsibilities:

Serve as the internal leader of the organization
Coordinate the annual operations plan and budget
Write and track checks and bills
Manage team of key volunteers, including website volunteers, PR volunteers, grant writing volunteers, graphic design volunteers, and national newsletter volunteers
Make sure monthly newsletter and social media are maintained
Organize a gala committee for our annual gala and serve on the committee
Respond to volunteer inquiries, and general outreach
Assist our national chapter manager volunteer in managing chapters
Develop and implement new systems for reporting, measurement and supporting local revenue generation – including transferring banking system to Quickbooks
Deepen and refine all aspects of communications—from web presence to external relations – with the goal of creating a stronger brand
Make sure audit and regulatory compliance are good
Track and follow up with all of our treatment grant applicants
Track and follow up with all of our treatment grant recipients, including paying bills for ongoing treatment and administering evaluation assessments
Send out merchandise
Gather and present data to board on a regular basis

Key Qualifications

As a prerequisite, the successful candidate must believe in the core values of Project HEAL and be driven by the mission. Beyond that, we are seeking a candidate that has demonstrated ability to both lead and build a dynamic and rapidly growing organization

Additional requirements are:

Strategic Vision and Agility-ability to think strategically, anticipate future consequences and trends, and incorporate them into the organizational plan
Leadership and Organization-exceptional capacity for managing and leading people, and capacity to enforce accountability
Action Oriented—enjoys working hard and looks for challenges; able to act and react as necessary, even if limited information is available
General Management—thorough understanding of finance and systems; broad experience with the full range of business functions and systems, including strategic development and planning, budgeting, business analysis, finance, information systems, and marketing
Solid educational background—undergraduate degree required; MBA or similar advanced degree highly desired

BA/BS required. Non-profit administrative experience required. Communications, marketing, and volunteer management experience preferred.

Starting salary of $30,000

How to apply