Employment Opportunities

Impact Director

New Hampshire Children’s Trust is seeking applicants for a newly created position of Impact Director.  The Impact Director is responsible for leading programmatic efforts defined in the agency’s strategic plan, evaluating their impact, making improvements to successfully achieve agency goals, and communicating their impact to stakeholders.  This position directly supervises two staff positions and mentors and coaches all staff involved in implementing the plan. The Children’s Trust strategic plan takes a public health approach as it is grounded in the CDC’s Essentials for Childhood Framework.

Expertise

  • Master’s degree in public health, public administration, sociology, education, or related field
  • Program implementation and management
  • Process and outcome evaluation—Minimum 5 years’ experience
  • Supervision, coaching and mentoring of well-established teams—Minimum 5 years’ experience.
  • Presentation, training and facilitation
  • Presentation, training and evaluation equipment and software
  • Community partner engagement, collaboration, outreach
  • Contract negotiation and execution
  • Funding proposal writing and reporting, including government contracts and grants
  • Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s Essentials for Childhood and/or other child maltreatment, violence or injury prevention strategies
  • Strong believer that 1) all children should have safe, stable and nurturing relationships in which to develop; 2) families are critical to the health and well-being of children; 3) communities and families have a direct and impactful relationship on the health and functioning of each other.

How to Apply

Email applications to Kbernardkriegl@nhchildrenstrust.org by May 31.  Applicants must include cover letter, resume, annual salary requirement, sample outcomes report they authored, and one-page essay on outcome evaluation and reporting.  Qualified applicants will be sent a screening questionnaire and a handful of applicants who have completed the questionnaire will be selected for an interview.  We are hoping to bring them on this Spring.

Board of Directors

Volunteer Board of Directors position available. Contact Keryn Bernard-Kriegl at kbernardkriegl@nhchildrenstrust.org.

General Position Description

Board members provide strategic direction and oversight to the organization and lead the nonprofit in achieving its mission. Board members play an active role in fundraising, fiscal oversight and strategic planning.  In addition, they establish policies and procedures to ensure smooth operation of the organization, protection of its assets, fidelity to its mission and adherence to legal requirements and filings.

Qualifications

Directors must possess a personal commitment to the NH Children’s Trust, Inc.’s (Children’s Trust) mission and be able to fulfill the job responsibilities outlined below.

Key Responsibilities of Board Members

  • Determine the Mission and Purpose
  • Select, Support, and Evaluate the Chief Executive
  • Ensure Effective Planning
  • Monitor Programs and Services
  • Ensure Adequate Financial Resources
  • Protect Assets and Provide Financial Oversight
  • Build and Maintain a Competent Board
  • Ensure Legal and Ethical Integrity
  • Enhance the Organization’s Public Standing

Individual Expectations of Board Members

  • Attend and participate in Board and committee meetings
  • Sign and return the Conflict of Interest form annually
  • Make an annual contribution to the Children’s Trust and participate in philanthropic activities that support the organization
  • Complete the annual board self-assessment
  • Provide input into the Executive Director’s assessment
  • Become knowledgeable about the organization’s bylaws
  • Understand basic information about child abuse and neglect, the Children’s Trust’s leadership role in prevention, and its programs and services 
  • Become knowledgeable of the Children’s Trust strategic plan and participate in regular review of key metrics measuring outcomes against plans

Estimated Time Commitment

The Children’s Trust Board meets approximately 6 times a year for 90 minute meetings and has one major retreat/training activity annually. Minimum in person attendance at Board meetings is 50% and telephone conferencing is available for additional meetings. Each Board member is expected to serve on at least one committee which entails additional meetings, the number of which depends on the responsibilities of the committee. Directors elected to the Board shall serve a three year term and may be re-elected for up to three consecutive terms. See bylaws for more information.


 

Volunteers interested in joining our team, email info@nhchildrenstrust.org to get started!