Type of Job
May 26, 2021
About the job
Mothers Out Front (MOF), the largest and only national grassroots organization that values the power of mothers as a force for change in climate justice, is seeking a compassionate, collaborative, and inclusive Executive Director (ED). Reporting to a Board of Directors the ED will lead a national staff of 33, a volunteer base of 33,000 members that include 3,000 engaged volunteers and will oversee an operating budget of $4M.
MOF approaches climate change from a climate justice perspective, recognizing that every community deserves to participate in the climate justice movement to protect the future. Working at the local level in 5 states and organized in an additional 44 states, MOF has recorded significant victories across the country.
The ideal candidate is an executive leader with a grassroots organizing orientation that is rooted in building power to drive campaigns for change at the community level, and the leverage the locally built power for broader campaigns. MOF’s goals for the future are to: increase the volunteer base by 10%; increase the engaged volunteer base by 40%; support the local organizations in their efforts to turn climate justice ideas into legislation; and develop national agenda efforts that address climate justice as a framework for climate change.
A leader who has demonstrated passion for equity, an unwavering commitment to climate justice practices, and a visionary with drive to scale an organization and movement will be successful in this position. Moreover, the successful candidate will possess a minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible experience as a senior executive in a national climate change/climate justice organization with an anti-racist orientation.
The recruitment is open until the position is filled. Interested candidates should apply immediately by sending a comprehensive resume and compelling cover letter of interest to by June 25, 2021. Resumes received before the deadline will get first consideration. Confidential inquiries should be directed to Ms. Christine Boulware at 312-391-6098 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Ms. Brett Byers at 323-403-8279, email@example.com. For additional information, view the full profile at www.thehawkinscompany.com.