Ukiah Valley Association for Habilitation

Ukiah Valley Association for Habilitation   Ukiah, CA   Full-time     Management
Posted on June 30, 2021

Ukiah Valley Association for Habilitation is recruiting for the position of Executive Director

Non-profit organization in Northern California is seeking a highly qualified individual with a college degree and experience working with people with disabilities to serve as our Executive Director.  Salary: $70,000-$95,000 annually based on experience and other qualifications.  For more information, please visit or email

Ukiah Valley Association for Habilitation (UVAH) is a non-profit organization in Ukiah California that has been providing a wide range of social and employment development services to help people with disabilities meet their full potential as individuals and productive citizens in our community for 60 years. We provide a wide range of services, a supportive environment and by educating and involving the community in an effort to integrate people with disabilities into community life. We provide assessment, employability development, social development, follow-up and additional support services to improve the social and economic independence of people with disabilities. 
Responsible for developing, implementing, and evaluating a yearly operational plan that reflects the long-range plan and policy objectives of the Board of Directors and the organization as a whole.
Integrate all agency and Board of Director activities. Facilitate information, needs, and requests between staff and the Board of Directors.
Responsible for the hiring and retention of competent, qualified staff by providing supervision,  training, and coaching of Program Directors and other reporting staff.
Ensure that required accreditation and licensing are obtained and maintained.
Oversee fiscal management of the agency.
Represent the agency to secure financial resources with all federal, state, and local jurisdictions and funding sources and membership promotion as well as identify, solicit and acquire a variety of funding sources.
Oversees and implements appropriate resources to assure responsiveness to clients and communityneeds, funding sources and program requirements, fiscal and organizational effectiveness.

A Master’s or Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college with 3 years of providing direct service and at least 5 years full-time experience in services for individuals with developmental disabilities and 5 years in an administrative or supervisory position and knowledge of personnel management and accounting principles for non-profit organizations
Experience in human resource development, public relations and fundraising.
Commitment to person-driven services
Financial management skills, including contract management, budgeting and resource acquisition
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to write speeches and effectively present information to top management, public groups and/orboards of directors.
Community development and collaboration
Strong work ethic