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Open Positions

Co-Executive Director

Seeking applicants, applications accepted on a rolling basis. This a Charlottesville-based position.

The Co-Executive Director position is a truly collaborative role at the center of our Transformational Leadership Model. This position partners to center racial equity at all levels of the organization and set strategy in alignment with our mission. The Co-Executive Director will embody Cultivate values and working guidelines in furtherance of food justice in the City of Charlottesville.  

Core functions include:

  • Maintain solidarity, creativity, openness, and progress in partnership with the other Co-Executive Director
  • Build a inclusive and skilled Board and staff that represent our community, include people with experience of food justice issues, and celebrate diverse cultures
  • Meet regularly with staff in a way that maintains open communication, builds capacity, and supports team members in their work 
  • Develop and manage annual budgets that align with strategic and program plans
  • Ensure rigorous evaluation of the organization through quantitative and qualitative data
  • Cultivate strong relationships with those who support the mission, from volunteers and community partners to funders and local anchor institutions
  • Maintain robust fiscal resources and financial protocols with integrity 

A full job description and application instructions can be found using the button below.

Cultivate Charlottesville is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from BIPOC, bilingual and bicultural individuals, women, people who have experienced poverty, members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender communities, and from long-time Charlottesville residents. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, color, veteran status, religion, gender, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, national origin, ethnicity, political affiliation or, marital status, or any other characteristics protected under Federal or State laws or local ordinance. Reasonable accommodation will be made so that qualified applicants with disabilities may participate in the application process. Please advise in writing of special needs at the time of application. Cultivate staff strives to center racial equity in the decision-making process for all components of our work.

The Cultivate Charlottesville team recognizes the impact of systemic racism, individual bias, and white supremacy has on the Charlottesville community and all team members work to recognize, respond, and dismantle inequities in the work we do.