Lead a Vibrant and Diverse Organization to greater heights

Vision Haywood County (VHC) is a charitable organization founded to provide assistance to Haywood County residents and visitors who find themselves in an emergency crisis and in need of help getting though it. Assistance is provided for emergency housing, clothing, household items, food, transportation, utilities and other daily necessities by way of vouchers and direct payments to service providers. Vision operates the Brownsville Energy Authorities Round UP program and The Mustard Seed.

VHC is the corporate umbrella for The Mustard Seed, a resale ministry managed by a Director and a dedicated volunteer staff. It offers donated clothing, household goods and other merchandise at thrift shop pricing in a boutique shop setting to benefit citizens of Haywood County. Located at 39 N. Lafayette it is open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 to 1 and on special occasions.

The ideal candidate, first and foremost, will possess a passion for working with people in need of assistance and express enthusiasm for the work of helping and healing in service to others.

The position will offer the candidate an opportunity to greatly impact the community for the next decade or more in the most meaningful way. Building on a strong base, the Director will lead VHC in an ever expanding role in the community. Working with the Board, and reporting to the Executive Committee, the Director will collaborate with local churches and other service organizations and local governments to build a dynamic organization. Crucial responsibilities will include:

  • Develop and manage new outreach and service opportunities
    Liaison with the community managing communications with local institutions and the community at-large.
    Lead fund raising and find and draft grant applications
    Build and manage the annual budget

The ideal candidate will demonstrate leadership and management skills, the ability to multitask, to be resourceful, organized and flexible and the ability to collaborate and present oneself in a professional manner. Prior experience in church or service organizations is a plus but not necessary.

Compensation: Base plus incentives

To schedule an interview send Resume to 2 Woodscreek, Brownsville, 38012 postmarked no later than March 24, 2023