Executive Director

Child’s Voice is hiring a new Executive Director. The full detail of this opportunity can be found here.

For more information or to apply, please contact David@davidschreierassociates.com.

Ideal candidates will possess:

  • Versatility, adaptability and flexibility
  • Personal drive, energy and engagement
  • Strong set of interpersonal and communication skills
  • High level of sociability
  • Passion for serving children

Ideal candidates will have the ability to:

  • Maintain an external focus by creating innovative solutions and fostering wide-ranging stakeholder relationships
  • Deliver results through skillfully allocating resources, driving accountability and establishing operational excellence
  • Set strategy and exemplify a continuous improvement mindset
  • Take ownership for decisions and initiative for actions
  • Manage through complex and ambiguous circumstances
  • Build strong teams by developing, motivating and engaging others

Ideal candidates will have:

  • ISBE License or can obtain (required)
  • Masters degree in relevant field (advanced degree desired)
  • Listening and Spoken Language Certificate—LSLS Cert. AVT or AVED –or will obtain
  • 10+ years of experience in senior position(s) at organization(s) with focus on deaf education, audiology or communication sciences
  • Successfully developed and rolled out new programs/initiatives
  • Led key stakeholder relationships in the community, including with individual and institutional donors, clients, vendors, sponsors and partners
  • Led volunteers and staff
  • Been visible in the community, conducted public speaking and worked with the media
  • Overseen organization finances and facilities
  • Worked with a nonprofit board of directors and an understanding of how it functions

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VOLUNTEER – Child’s Voice Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of Child’s Voice serves as the governing body and custodian of Child’s Voice investments.  Each member of the Board assumes the responsibility of the duty of care, loyalty, and obedience.

Individuals interested in joining the Board, should complete the application through the link below. Please note, this is an opportunity to apply. The Governance committee and leadership at Child’s Voice will reach out to prospective candidates.

The responsibilities of our Board of Directors are to:

      • Be committed to the mission, goals and policies of the organization.
      • Perform the functions and work of the board to the best of one’s ability.
      • Contribute financially to the organization to the best of one’s ability and seek financial support from others outside of the organization.
      • Recommend others who could serve on the board or be of particular value to the organization in other capacities.
      • Avoid any conflicts of interest and situations that would compromise the principles of the organization or lead to the perception of compromise.
      • Support the mission, goals and objectives of Child’s Voice,
      • Attend all Board and committee meetings. (75% minimum for Board meetings required),
      • Serve on a committee of the Board and provide leadership to that committee,
      • Financially contribute to Child’s Voice at the level deemed appropriate by the Board of Directors policies,
      • Attend both the annual fundraising events inclusive of the Gala and Golf Outing,
      • Attend at least one (1) school function in an academic year (Winter Festival, Recognition Ceremony, Special Friends Day),
      • Adhere to Conflict of Interest and Confidentiality policies at all times.

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