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Children Are People (CAP)

Executive Director

Children Are People (CAP)


Job Summary

Position Summary

The Executive Director oversees the operations of Children are People (“CAP”). This includes fundraising, educational programming, staff development/oversight, student achievement, and general operations of the organization. Lastly, the Executive Director shall communicate directly with the Board of Directors (“BODs”) to ensure CAP’s (i) mission statement is being adhered to and (ii) reputation/brand is being promoted.

Job Responsibilities


  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the Center and pursue opportunities to increase CAP’s effectiveness
  • Assist the BODs in seeking and obtaining funding for CAP’s operation
  • Manage and maintain all ongoing grant applications, requirements, and reporting
  • Coordinate the development, planning, and implementation of fundraising projects
  • Visit all area schools to increase awareness of programs at CAP and strengthen relationships with local educators
  • Evaluate staff and volunteer needs and recruit staff/volunteers as needed
  • Work in the classroom as needed
  • Handle disciplinary issues as required
  • Hire new staff and dismiss underperforming staff members per the personnel handbook guidelines
  • Ensure that all required staff training is conducted and documented
  • Conduct final interviews with new students and parents
  • Ensure building and grounds maintenance and repairs are performed
  • Conduct monthly staff meetings
  • Promote community awareness and represent CAP through speaking engagements and other events
  • Promote CAP through social media by managing and ensuring updates of all social media–CAP’s website, Facebook, Twitter, etc.
  • Attend all BOD meetings
  • Ensure financial records are accurate and that acceptable accounting practices are adhered to
  • Develop and implement strategies to increase efficiencies associated with data points of CAP
  • Perform other duties that may be necessary within the scope of these responsibilities


Job Knowledge and Skills

  • Four-year college degree preferred
  • Minimum of three (3) years of professional office administration and/or education experience preferred
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience working with a non-profit organization
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to communicate with students, staff, volunteers, and BOD in a positive and constructive manner
  • Demonstrated time management skills and ability to manage multiple and changing priorities
  • Ability to work independently and initiate actions with minimal direction
  • Proven organization and planning skills
  • Demonstrated professional demeanor and business acumen
  • Possess a Tennessee Driver’s License and license to drive a CAP bus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) is an advantage
  • Must be drug and alcohol-free

Pay Classification: Salary, Full-time (40 hours per week is expected)

FLSA Status: Exempt

Additional Information


  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off

How to Apply

Please send resumes and cover letters to: Childrenarepeople2024@gmail.com


  • Date Posted: April 16, 2024
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Executive Leadership
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Start Date: 05/02/2024
  • Salary Range: $75,000-$90,000
  • Working Hours: in -person 40 hours/wk