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Executive Director

POSITION FILLED: Catholic Non-Profit Executive Director (Part-time) 

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Arise Milwaukee Executive Director
Part-Time (15-20 Hours per Week - Flexible)
Arise Milwaukee Board of Directors
Remote and Sussex, WI office as needed
Generally Business Hours Weekdays
Must be able to work some nights and weekends during event

Job Description:

ARISE Milwaukee is seeking a dynamic and passionate individual to serve as the Executive Director for our 501(c)3 non-profit organization. As the Executive Director, you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of our organization's operations, including strategic planning, program development, fundraising, and financial management. The Executive Director will work with the Board of Directors, part-time staff members, event coordinators, and committee leads to set the ministry vision, oversee the execution of existing programs, develop new initiatives, and create and achieve annual goals. This is a leadership role that requires a strong commitment to our Roman Catholic mission and values.


  • Develop and implement strategic plans to advance the organization's mission and goals

  • To coach, mentor, and lead a team of three dedicated part-time staff members, providing guidance, support, and direction

  • Oversee program development and participate as needed to ensure the delivery of high-quality programs and services to our community

  • Oversee relationship development with donors, sponsors, and community partners to secure funding and resources

  • Collaborate on fundraising strategies to support the organization's financial sustainability

  • Collaborate with the Board of Directors to provide regular reports on organizational performance

  • Identify and implement best practices of Catholic non-profit ministries, with a focus on promoting evangelization, relational ministry, and discipleship

  • Help vision for and assist with ministry programming

  • Generate overall awareness of Arise Milwaukee’s mission and purpose to attract and retain volunteers, donors and strategic supporters


  • Practicing Roman Catholic with a deep understanding and commitment to Catholic teachings and values

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a relevant field 

  • Experience in nonprofit management; including strategic planning, program development, and fundraising

  • Strong leadership and management skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire a team

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships with diverse stakeholders

  • Knowledge of Catholic social teachings and a passion for serving the community

  • Ability to work independently and make sound decisions in a fast-paced environment

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Google Suite, and other relevant software applications

Other Requirements:

Must be able to travel locally and Southeastern Wisconsin as necessary. Meet all the requirements of Arise Milwaukee, Inc including passing a physical, criminal background check, and drug test. Must possess a valid driver’s license. This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee will perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned. Arise Milwaukee reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises. This list of essential functions may be supplemented as necessary. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment. EOE

Application Process:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume, cover letter, and salary expectations to Please include "Non-Profit Executive Director" in the subject line.

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