Since 1975, the Wendt Center for Loss and Healing has helped people in the Greater Washington area rebuild a sense of safety and hope after experiencing a loss, life-threatening illness, violence or other trauma. Nationally recognized for our expertise in grief, loss and trauma, we provide an array of holistic services for children, teens, adults, families, and our local communities. Through our office and community-based service sites across the area, and with a focus on the needs of the underserved, the Wendt Center is a unique and critical resource for thousands of children, adults and families each year.
ABOUT THE POSITION
The Wendt Center is seeking a seasoned nonprofit executive to lead the day-to-day management of our internal agency and program operations. Reporting to and working in close partnership with the Executive Director, the Chief Operating Officer (COO) is responsible for ensuring the successful administration of the organization. The COO will work collaboratively with the Senior Team to identify opportunities to improve organizational efficiency, implement best practices, and provide the support necessary to ensure our team has the right resources and support to enhance their work.
The ideal candidate will bring a demonstrated record of successfully managing and enhancing the administration of a high-performing, growing nonprofit organization. The top candidate will be a creative problem-solver who thrives on identifying solutions and focusing on what’s possible, while facilitating strong collaboration and communication across the organization.