Executive Director InReach

Have you been longing to have a job where you truly make a difference in people’s lives? If so, this job may be for you.

InReach (formerly known as the Boulder Institute for Psychotherapy and Research) is a non-profit organization that works to enhance the psychological and emotional health of our community. Through a network of trained, well-informed, and engaged therapists we offer affordable psychotherapy to children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families. With a focus on prevention, we also offer an array of early childhood programming that is aimed at preventing psychological difficulties and promoting emotional wellness and optimal brain development in infants and children. InReach has a staff of approximately 15, including students and contract therapists, and an annual budget of approximately $250,000.


Position Summary

We are seeking a part time (20 hours/week) Executive Director for our organization. The Executive Director of InReach is the management leader of the organization. The Executive Director is responsible for ensuring the fiscal health of the organization as well as overseeing the staff, operations, and administration of programs/services and the execution of the strategic plan of the organization. Other responsibilities include fundraising, marketing, community outreach, and fiscal planning. The position reports directly to the Board of Directors.

Objectives of the role:

By the end of the first year with InReach, a successful Executive Director will have accomplished the following:

  •   Created and maintained a donor outreach system with a reliable donor base that has yielded a 25% increase in donations.
  •   Ensured that the clinic is “profitable” (i.e., that it generates enough revenue to cover the costs of providing services).
  •   Developed and implemented a viable funding strategy/ business model for the early childhood programming.
  •   Increased the revenue generated from grant writing by 40%
  •   Ensured that the organization has enough resources to remain a sustainable organization while maintaining its mission.


Leadership and Management

 Create and nurture a culture of cooperation and respect between the administrative and clinical branches of the organization and collaborate closely with the Clinical Director to achieve an appropriate and ethical balance between clinical and administrative demands.

  •   Participate with the Board of Directors and engage the staff in developing a vision and strategic plan to guide the organization.
  •   Communicate effectively with the Board and provide timely and accurate information necessary for the Board to function properly and make informed decisions.
  •   Lead and elicit the participation of others in employee/volunteer recruitment, selection, orientation, termination, and other HR functions as appropriate.
  •   Manage and oversee volunteers and staff.
  •   Work with staff and Board to prepare a comprehensive budget and ensure the administration offunds according to the approved budget.
  •   Oversee the day-to-day operations, including the administration of programs and servicesprovided by the organization.
  •   Provide oversight of the organization’s financial management and ensure that sound bookkeeping and accounting procedures are followed.
  •   Ensure that the Board of Directors and the organization carry appropriate and adequate insurance coverage and that Board and staff understand the terms, conditions, and limitations of the insurance coverage.

Planning and Development

  •   Oversee the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the organization’s operations, programs, and services.
  •   Ensure the organization has a viable long-term financial plan and a diversified sustainable funding base.
  •   Analyze and evaluate current programs to ensure that programs are of high quality and support the fulfillment of the organization’s mission.Fundraising and Communications
  •   Research funding sources, oversee the development of fundraising plans, and write funding proposals/grants to generate funds for the organization (this includes writing progress reports for grants).
  •   Cultivate and maintain relationships with individual donors.
  •   Establish and foster good working relationships and collaborative arrangements with communitygroups, local governments, and other non-profit organizations to help achieve the goals of the


  •   Oversee successful implementation of annual fundraising events and other initiatives throughoutthe year.
  •   Deepen and refine all aspects of communications from web presence to external relations, withthe goal of creating a stronger and more recognizable brand.
  •   Oversee ongoing development and improvement of the organization’s internet presence includingweb site and other internet profiles.
  •   Communicate with stakeholders to keep them informed of the work of the organization and stay abreast of changes in the community served by the organization.
  •  Represent InReach in the community, positioning the organization effectively with other agencies, governments, our target market, and so on.


  •   Master’s degree in nonprofit management or similar area, or equivalent work experience, preferably in health and human services or business management.
  •   Preference given to candidates with background or experience in provision of mental health services.
  •   Experience in a senior management or leadership position in a nonprofit organization or related setting.
  •   Excellence in organizational management, with the ability to coach staff, manage and develop personnel, set, and achieve strategic objectives.
  •   Strong marketing, public relations and fundraising experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders
  •   Appreciation of the ethical and legal considerations related to working in an organization providing mental health training and services
  •   Solid written and oral communications skills
  •   Excellent strategic thinking skills
  •   Familiarity with Quickbooks and financial oversight of an organization
  •   Skill and experience with budget management, including budget preparation, analysis, decision-making and reporting
  •   Comfort working in an entrepreneurial atmosphere, with an organization experiencing a lot of change
  •   Exceptional candidates who may not meet all of the above qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis

Other Information

  •   All positions are at-will and grant funded. Ongoing employment is dependent on performance as well as funding availability.
  •   There is ample room for growth in compensation and responsibility for high performance.
  •   InReach is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The organization is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in relation to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, military status, national origin, age, marital status and disability.
  •   Salary commensurate with experience.

If interested please send a cover letter, copy of your resume, and two letter of recommendation to Julie Jacobs jjacobs@inreach.org