President, Greater Boston Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (GBPFLAG), Waltham, MA

Greater Boston Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (GBPFLAG) located in the Greater Boston municipality of Waltham, MA, is in an exciting stage of growth and seeks a new President to lead an accomplished and visionary organization that offers support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) youth, their families and communities, around the topic of sexual orientation and gender identity. GBPFLAG fosters dialogue, creates safe environments, and opens hearts and minds. Through its three main programs: support, education, and advocacy, GBPFLAG helps change attitudes and creates an environment of understanding so that LGTBQ family members and friends can live in a world that is safe and inclusive. 

GBPFLAG’s work is currently carried out by a dedicated, highly motivated, and skilled staff of two – the Executive Program Director and Administrative Assistant. GBPFLAG also has an active governing board with 13-members. There are five committees within the board – Communications and Technology, Fundraising and Development, Finance and Audit, Board Affairs, and Program Support and Outreach. GBPFLAG’s annual budget is $579,000. The primary revenue source is its signature annual Pride and Passion fundraiser with the balance being raised from donors, small grants, and honoraria.

For a complete job description and/or to apply, candidates should submit their resume along with a cover letter describing how they learned about the position and how their qualifications and experiences match the needs of the organization to:  Due to the pace of this search, candidates are strongly encouraged to apply promptly. The priority application deadline is December 13, 2013. Applications will be accepted beyond that date until the position is filled.