Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer and serving as a member of the five-person management team, the Vice President of Finance and Operations (VPFO) will lead GreenLight’s finance, operations, IT, and facilities functions as we grow to serve more regions. Currently operating with a $7M+ budget and a staff of close to 40 employees, the VPFO will play a hands-on role ensuring that GreenLight has the financial and operational backbone to achieve its mission. This person will also serve as a trusted advisor and partner on the financial planning aspects of the implementation of our current strategic plan and growth.
GreenLight has grown considerably in the past year and the VPFO will play a critical role in evaluating the effectiveness and long-term fit of our existing systems and processes against our strategic plan and future growth goals. This is an ideal opportunity for an entrepreneurial and operationally minded individual to shape the systems and process of a growing nonprofit to ensure it achieves its mission of spurring economic mobility and opportunity across the country.
GreenLight Fund is currently seeking a dynamic, passionate, and collaborative Executive Director to lead the launch and establishment of GreenLight Chicago. This entrepreneurial leader will build the GreenLight Chicago Selection Advisory Council and run the diligence and selection process which includes identifying portfolio organizations and supporting expanding organizations as they launch and grow. In addition, they will steward and secure funders and other resources to support GreenLight Chicago and its portfolio organizations and engage a wide variety of constituents in this work.
This is a fantastic opportunity for a results-oriented and inspiring leader to work autonomously to bring proven models of growing, high-performing nonprofits to Chicago and to engage individuals, funders, and companies to create meaningful community impact. The Executive Director will lead implementation of GreenLight’s Method of Impact in Chicago, partner with peers across the country to find and spread what works, and support the national GreenLight network.
Reporting to the Chief of Staff, the Strategic Support Manager will support the creation and implementation of key systems and processes to create organizational efficiencies, enable agility, support decision making, drive toward clarity, and increase alignment while ensuring the operational effectiveness of the CEO and Chief of Staff.
We are seeking a generalist who loves to solve problems, connect dots, build systems, create efficiencies and to do so without an ego, always centering the good of the organization as the main goal.