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Executive Director for Women’s Opportunity & Resource Development (WORD)

 Women’s Opportunity & Resource Development (WORD) seeks an Executive Director. WORD is a feminist organization committed to women’s empowerment through education, outreach, public policy and political advocacy. Our mission is Strengthening our community by creating opportunities that support and inspire women. Currently, WORD seeks to hire a strong Director to lead the organization forward in its commitment to feminist values and a socially just world, articulate WORD’s vision and goals to the community, oversee the day-to-day management of the organization, and identify fundraising and grant opportunities which allow WORD to fulfill its goals. The Director’s responsibilities will include fundraising and grant writing, fiscal management, strategic planning, promoting a cooperative team environment within the organization, and a collaborative approach in the community. The Director works closely with the Program Directors, the Fiscal Director and the WORD Board of Directors. The Director oversees day-to-day management, agency budgets, and regularly reports on current operations to the Board of Directors. The Director reports directly to the WORD Board of Directors.

Candidate must demonstrate experience with non-profit & fiscal management; grant-writing & grant management; supervision and staff training; and strong communication skills. Candidates must demonstrate experience with developing innovative fundraising campaigns and identifying and cultivating donors.

Demonstrated experience in leadership and fundraising. Degree in relevant field. Master’s degree preferred or equivalent relevant experience.  For information visit www.wordinc.org.

Please address inquires to Sindie Kennedy, Board of Directors President, 2405 McIntosh Loop, Missoula, MT. 59801. Submit applications via email to Sindie Kennedy at sindie.kennedy@gmail.com.  Please include a Letter of Interest, resume, three professional references, and a statement regarding the applicant’s personal philosophy and its relationship to WORD’s mission.

Open until filled. Priority deadline November 4, 2019, at 5:00 pm.

For the full position description: CLICK HERE!

Oct 22nd – Missoula Public Library

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Join WORD as we again support the launch of the book “We leave the flowers where they are.” Memoirs of 41 Montana women compiled by Richard Fifield.

WORD will be tabeling at the public library handing out information on our services for women, as well as selling our WORD to the Woman T-shirts!!

WHERE: Missoula Public Library

WHEN: 6:30pm – 8:30pm 

Stop in and say hello!

WORD in the UM Homecoming Parade

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WORD is so excited to be apart of the parade this year. We are extending the invitation to ALL of our supporters! If you would like to march with us in the parade this year we will be meeting first on Friday Oct 4th at 6pm to make posters. We will meet at 9am on Railroad Street, we are number 104. Please wear purple or any other feminist shirts so we can show our support for WORD.

POSTERS – Friday Oct 4th 6pm – WORD 2405 McIntosh Loop

Parade Meeting at 9am downtown at our parade starting point!

Dress warm and we hope to see you there!!!

“We Leave the flowers where they are.” Book Launch

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Join WORD as we help with the launch of this new book by Richard Fifield. 41 memoirs from 41 Montana Women. The launch party will be held at The Downtown Dance Collective where you will find WORD selling our Word to the Woman T-Shirts to help continue our mission of Strengthening our community by creating opportunities that support and inspire women.

WHEN: Friday September 13

TIME: 7pm – 9pm

WHERE: The Downtown Dance Collective and the Loft at 121 W Main st Missoula MT

Women’s Equality Day

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Picture is of Jeannette Rankin at the National American Woman Suffrage Association

 

August 26th is Women’s Equality Day, the anniversary we celebrate for women’s suffrage and passage of the 19th Amendment’s 100 years ago. Montana has a proud history of strong women like Jeannette Rankin, the first woman elected to Congress.

Help WORD celebrate by donating $100 to continue our work for Women in Missoula and their families, Strengthening our community by creating opportunities that support and inspire women

 

Support WORD at 5 on Black

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WHEN: September 3rd

TIME: 3pm – 8pm

BOTH LOCATIONS

Just show this message on your phone or tell the cashier that you are here to support WORD and they will donate 50% of each meal to help support the critical services at WORD!!!

See you there!

Thomas Meagher Bar Cares – SAVE THE DATE – June 10th

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WHEN: June 10th

Time: 6 – 10pm 

WHERE: The Thomas Meagher Bar

20% of all food and beverages will go to help support WORD and our major programs like our Summer Arts and Leadership Camp – A free 6 week summer camp for homeless children, and our Families in Transition program – helping those who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless find housing, toiletries, gas vouchers and other resources in the Missoula community. We look forward to seeing you there!