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Executive Director

  • Part Time
  • Wabash, Indiana
  • $25,000-$30,000 USD / Year
  • Salary: $25,000-$30,000

Website Waypoint Wabash

Position Summary:

Responsible for overall operations of Waypoint.  As part of operational management: sets and monitors quality standards; develops and maintains content of all programs; establishes and promotes growth of services in the provider community and with referral sources; supervises delivery of client services by staff; guides strong fiscal performance of services; and ensures excellent service to clients and partners.  The Executive Director reports directly to the Board President.

Education/Certification Requirements:

Bachelor degree or higher desired.


Minimum 3 to 5 years management or related experience, preferably with a not-for-profit organization is desired.
Experience working with people with Substance Use Disorder is desired.
Duties and Responsibilities:


Establishes, integrates and monitors all services/programming with clients within the philosophy, mission and purpose of Waypoint.
Establish and implement operational policies and procedures for a recovery home
Develop strong relationships with referral sources.
Develop and implement the appropriate volunteer program to assist in the operations of a recovery home.
Works with House Manager to identify, evaluate and approve new program participants.
Develop quality standards for the operations of the house.
Compile, review and analyze these standards, reporting to the Board on a regular basis.
Implement and manage and supervise all activities in accordance with State and National Standards.
Identify and evaluate possible grants for Waypoint related to the houses and services offered.
Apply for such grants when appropriate.
Provides and facilitates outreach and linkage efforts across the entire service area to all relevant and consumer self-help groups (A.A., N.A., Al Anon, etc.), industry referral sources, court and school referral programs and other community agencies in the in the treatment and prevention of substances use.
Actively manages all marketing activities for Waypoint.

Develops an annual budget and financial reports.
Maintains direct accountability for development, monitoring and effective accomplishment of financial goals related to budget, performance expectations and appropriate management accountabilities.
Timely management and completion of all operational duties related to financials of the organization, working with the Board Treasurer as needed.
Deposit program fees and donations received.
Pay vendors.
Assign appropriate categories in QuickBooks.
Utilizes organization debit card appropriately, and maintains documentation of all purchases.
Makes decisions in an ethical, effective and sound manner.
Adheres to corporate compliance/risk management/safety standards
Displays an open-minded attitude
Establishes priorities; conceptualizes and organizes time and resources to accomplish the job.
Regularly work with clients, referral sources and community partners to evaluate service needs, adjusting services as appropriate and able.
Consistently anticipates the needs of customers and puts those needs first
Demonstrates commitment to service and contributes to creating a positive, caring environment.
Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills, including a demonstrated high proficiency and enthusiasm with public speaking.
Demonstrated strategic thinking skills with the ability to articulate a strategy to achieve a vision, ensuring alignment of organizational objectives to leveraged talent and resources.
Flexible to work a varying schedule as position may require early morning, late evening and/or weekend work.


Accountable and responsible to the Board of Directors; reports directly to the Board President.
Reports to the Board regularly on financial, and quality metrics for the organization

Community Relationships

Develop community partners to assist us in providing strong, stable services to clients.
Develops and oversees implementation of a Fund development plan.
Develop partners to assist in ongoing fundraising/fund development for the recovery house.
Timely management and completion of all operational duties related to fundraising, working with the Board as needed.
Utilize Bloomerang – input data, create thank you notes, create and mail annual appeal and other letters, run reports for campaigns.
Document appropriate donations in QuickBooks.
Networks with community agencies/resources to promote a positive working relationship.


Responsible for hiring, training /education of all staff.
Assigns work evenly, holds employees accountable for results, appropriately administers praise or corrective action, complete annual performance review
Resolves conflicts positively and constructively administers fair and equitable personnel policies, creates a positive work environment and encourages, respects and values the contributions of all individuals.
Step into serve as House Manager if needed in the absence of such.

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