Director, Division of Organizational Development


The Director of the Division of Organizational Development has eight key areas of responsibility

  • ƒleadership and optimization of MANA as a nonprofit organizationƒ
  • organizational communicationƒ
  • business contracts, sales and marketingƒ
  • building strategic partnerships
  • ƒgrant writing
  • ƒmembership recruitment and retentionƒ
  • managing organizational change

The Director of the Division of Organizational Development is responsible for developing a robust busi-ness model for the organization with sustainable resources to support MANA’s mission, vision and goals.

The Director will: ƒ

  • be a current voting member of MANAƒ
  • attend phone, virtual, and in-person Board meetings, and annual conferenceƒ
  • promote the mission, vision, and goals of MANA from a business perspectiveƒ
  • assist in securing resources to support the organization
  • ƒdevelop a diverse and inclusive leadership and membership recruitment and retention program with appropriate mentorship opportunitiesƒ
  • assess organizational strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities, and assist in focusing strategic direction
  • ƒresolve conflicts and identify systemic factors that allow conflicts, chaos, or disorganization to occurƒ
  • oversee organizational core documents and updates to these documentsƒ
  • develop merchandise and a marketing strategy with the Director of Events
  • ƒincrease membership
  • ƒverify and recruit members at annual conference
  • ƒoversee the following committees:
    • Sales and Merchandising
    • Development Committee
    • Fundraising Committee
    • Membership Committee
    • Nominations and Elections Committee
    • ad hoc Committees as needed

Preferred Skill Set

Previous nonprofit board experience or volunteer experience for an organization with similar goals as MANA is preferred, but not required. Persons seeking this position will actively pursue, appreciate and mentor the broadest cultural and geographic diversity to the Board, and have knowledge of and commit-ment to cultural safety and competency. Additional preferred skills include: strategic planning, priority setting, understanding organizational systems, innovation, creativity, agility with the consensus process, Board leadership development skills.


The amount of time that members spend on MANA Board work ranges from 0 to 15 hours per week depending on the time of year and projects they are involved in. Board members are expected to fol-low through with deadlines and commitments made, with the understanding that we are all practicing midwives.

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