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NORWESCAP (Chief Executive Officer)

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NORWESCAP, the leading agency in Northwest New Jersey fighting poverty and supporting low-income families since its creation in 1965, is seeking a new Chief Executive Officer. This position will replace the long-time successful CEO, Terry Newhard, who is retiring. The organization strives to transform poverty into opportunity by providing programs, education, and opportunities in the areas of economic and employment building, nutrition and healthy living, child and family development, and housing. The goals of NORWESCAPs efforts are to foster economic empowerment throughout communities and assist individuals and families towards self-sufficiency. The Chief Executive Officer reports to the Board of Directors under the Carver Policy Governance Model and is responsible for the organization's consistent achievement of its mission.
The NORWESCAP CEO is required to:
- Manage the organization within the parameters of the Executive Limitations.

- Foster relationships in the community to connect with the board and the agency.

- Strategically develop and review existing and new programs based on the community needs assessment.

- Develop and cultivate relationships with governmental and non-governmental organizations, foundations and private donors to increase community participation and raise additional funding to continue to implement NORWESCAP's mission.