Executive Director

  • Nonprofit Full Time
  • Colorado
  • City: Weld County, Colorado

Website 60+ Ride

We are family.


Mission Statement

To offer older adults the opportunity to maintain their physical, emotional, and mental health while living independently.


60+ Ride: Free Older Adult Transportation

18+ Ride: Free Transportation for Adults with Disabilities


Position Objective

To administer and manage 60+ Ride in a manner which results in successfully serving the transportation needs of Weld County’s older adult population while maintaining and elevating its financial security and public presence


Essential functions


·        Strategic Vision, Planning, & Oversight

o   Ensure that Bylaws, Policies and Procedures are current

o   Monitor program data to ensure quality and quantity of service results, reporting to the Board and adjusting organization’s trajectory accordingly

Ensure that services and funding relationships are adequate to meet or exceed strategic goals and objectives.
·        Board recruitment, relationships, & communication

o   Maintain a matrix of needed skills sets and recruit to them

o   Maintain and build positive relationships with board members individually and as a whole

o   Maintain clear and positive communication with the Board of Directors

·        Advocacy Leadership

o   Work to further public awareness of, and response to, the needs of the aging population

o   Recognize and advocate for filling service gaps


Manage and supervise staff
o   Retain a diverse, highly qualified staff by valuing each member’s role within a team environment, providing career coaching and personal development, and offering autonomy and flexibility within responsibility for results

o   Organize operations and coordinate staff roles and essential tasks

Ensure Employee Handbook is current and staff members are familiar with and accountable for contents
o   Monitor program data to ensure quality and quantity of service results, adjusting staff roles and coaching accordingly

·        Human Resources

o   Define staff positions, advertise, hire, train, supervise, evaluate annually, make salary recommendations to Board, and terminate when necessary

Community Relations
Coordinate and oversee marketing and publicity
Build relationships by positively interacting with the public through networking, professional groups, and presentations
Maintain and increase awareness of 60+ Ride’s needs and services in the larger Greeley / Weld community
Collaborate with Weld County, Northern Colorado, and Colorado agencies and businesses as is mutually beneficial
Recruit board members, volunteers, sponsors, and donors
o   Build relationships by positively interacting with sponsors, donors, grantors, and the public as appropriate to this position

o   Maintain and increase awareness of 60+ Ride’s needs and services in the larger Greeley / Weld / Colorado community

o   Recruit sponsors, donors, and major donors

o   Attend funders’ informational and social events

·        Development & Fundraising

o   Work with local, state, and federal agencies and foundations to identify and tap into funding sources

o   Contract, work with, and manage grant-writing specialist to pursue external funding opportunities

o   Review, edit, and final proof all grant content before submission

Utilize outreach and marketing to publicize development and fundraising efforts
o   Team with Development Coordinator to build and maintain a Major Donor program

o   Team with Development Coordinator to solicit and work with sponsors of Heart to Heart and Ride & Revel!

o   Work with Development Coordinator, community members, staff, and board fundraising committee to plan and present Heart to Heart, Colorado Gives, and Ride & Revel!

o   Communicate fundraising results, variances, and performance trends to Board

·        Finance
o   Develop and implement consistent cost accounting policies, procedures, and operational reporting
Prepare annual budget for Board approval, monitor expenditures, communicate discrepancies, and recommend revisions to Board
o   Coordinate and lead annual and semi-monthly budget reviews with periodic forecast updates supported by appropriate staff and board members

Monitor insurance coverage to ensure policies are adequate, current, and cost effective
·        Communications

Communicate positively and effectively with Board of Directors, staff members, vendors, clients, volunteers, partners, and the public
Write biannual newsletter article and oversee entire newsletter
Oversee all public facing written communication
o   Communicate positively and effectively with Executive Director, staff members, Board of Directors, vendors, clients, volunteers, partners, and the public

o   Write high quality press releases, newsletter articles, thank you letters, and other necessary communications as appropriate


Skills and Experience

Experience with aging loved ones resulting in a passion for older adults’ needs
Flexible, positive, and supportive work and management style
Accomplished organization, efficiency, and coordination skills
Attention to detail
Adept at problem solving including clear thinking outside the box
Capable decision making
Healthy interpersonal skills and team player capable of working independently
Exemplary written and verbal communication skills
Proficient on email, Word, and the web and basic Excel, Publisher, and Acrobat skills
Ability to carry 30 pounds equipment / materials
Exceptional presentation skills
Successful experience soliciting financial support, including major donors
Knowledge of Weld County and its communities, proficient with maps and gps

Habits, Characteristics, and Attitudes

Passionate about 60+ Ride’s mission and vision
Stellar leadership in all aspects of Executive Director’s role
Personal ownership of work and the success of 60+ Ride / 60+ Grocery /18+ Ride
Appropriate sense of urgency
Natural networker / Outgoing
Intrinsically motivated to accomplish high quality work
Common sense and judgment
Professional appearance and presentation

40 hours / week, including 9AM – 4PM hours unless out of the office for work-related events. Some early morning, evening, and weekend hours which are credited as flex time during the same work week.



$63,000 exempt annual salary

$500 per month medical benefits reimbursement – added to salary for deductions 2023+

120 hours per year paid vacation

Paid national holidays

To apply for this job please visit 60plusride.org.

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