Anti-Poverty Network Job Announcement – Executive Director

The Anti-­Poverty Network of New Jersey (APN) is seeking qualified applicants for the role of Executive Director.

Founded in December 1999, APN is a diverse and growing network focused on preventing, reducing, and ending poverty in New Jersey. APN is a state-­wide membership organization with both organizational and individual members. APN is seeking a dynamic individual to serve as its Executive Director. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate interpersonal, organizational and management skills. A background in non-­profit operations and familiarity with poverty related issues is strongly preferred.

In order to meet the mission of the APN, the Executive Director will provide leadership, and help to organize and monitor all aspects of APN initiatives and activities. The Executive Director will also identify and implement enhancements to fund development, membership, awareness, surveys, advocacy and the overall brand/image.

This is a 30 hour a week position, with potential for additional hours. Bachelor’s degree and related experience required, Master’s degree preferred. The ideal candidate will possess knowledge of, and a passion for poverty reduction. A competitive salary, generous paid time off and health insurance stipend are offered.

A cover letter highlighting how the candidate’s experience, skill and vision would further the mission of APN, and a resume, should be sent to:

APN is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

This job announcement is also available on the APN website.

A full job description is available on APN’s website at

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Author: Michael Swayze

A retired county welfare agency administrator, who combines social work and computer skills to share information on community resources via the Internet since 1995. Active in voter engagement activities in Philadelphia, PA.

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