Report to: Executive Director
Liaison to: Board Committees for Programs and Risk & Safety Management
Location: East coast of the USA preferred (with some flexibility)
Hours: Full time
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Are you a visionary experiential educator with a proven track record in program growth and management, safety, and a commitment to peace and nonviolence? Outward Bound Center for Peacebuilding (“Outward Bound Peacebuilding”) is looking for an entrepreneurial trailblazer to bring their creative energy to our work – strengthening current programming and taking the organization to new frontiers geographically and programmatically. We offer the opportunity to join a small and dynamic team; work with our committed and supportive Board; and meet amazing peace leaders.
Reporting to the Executive Director (ED), the Director of Programs (Director) is responsible for designing and implementing the organization’s global programs. Building on current programs, including the Palestinian – Israeli Emerging Leaders Program, the Director will lead the effort to develop and document the experiential peacebuilding methodology in order to expand the work of Outward Bound Peacebuilding to new communities, countries, and throughout the Outward Bound School network. The Director will work closely with the organization’s ED to identify new partners, develop curriculum, recruit and train new instructor/facilitators, and keep staff and participants safe. The position includes significant international travel to conduct safety site visits for new program areas; meet Outward Bound Schools and other organizational partners; connect with participants; and train and evaluate staff.
Salary and benefits: Competitive salary and benefits
Please send a letter of interest and resume via email to Ana Patel at employment[at]outwardboundpeace.org. Please indicate your level of Risk Management and Safety training and experience, any trainings you have attended, and/or certifications you hold (e.g. Wilderness First Responder).
Accepting applications until Dec. 1, 2015.
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