Executive Director

Hope Village

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Contact Information: Jeffrey Bilson

Hope Village, a highly regarded not-for-profit Senior Living community in Canby, Oregon has engaged Druthers Agency to assist them in locating an Executive Director to oversee all campus operations and strategic planning. The current ED will be retiring after successfully guiding the community for 13 years, and leaves behind a legacy of outstanding resident service and strong financial stewardship. With a mission statement to “demonstrate Christ’s love by giving older persons the opportunity to live in a community with dignity and purpose”, Hope Village is seeking a faith-based servant leader aligned with the vision and values of the community.

Located just 30 minutes from downtown Portland, Hope Village’s roots are in the Zion and Calvary Mennonite church founding of the Housing and Outreach Project for the Elderly (H.O.P.E.) in 1983. Land was secured to develop a residential community and Hope Village community opened to its first residents in 1997. Situated on 48 acres, the campus now serves approximately 300 residents in 2-and-3 bedroom Cottage Homes, Garden Homes, and market-rate apartments. In addition, the campus offers affordable housing options for income-qualified seniors, as well as Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing services provided by Marquis Quality Healthcare. With a current occupancy rate of 99%, construction is underway to develop additional units with plans for further expansion in the future.

Core Competencies:

  • Successful candidates for this unique role will possess leadership ability demonstrated by five years of experience in an upper management position in a senior care or related human services organization; outstanding communication skills; strategic planning abilities; experience in working with a Board of Directors; and a clear understanding of financial functions and practices.

Additional Skills and Characteristics:

  • Proven ability in construction oversight, philanthropy and fundraising, and/or sales and marketing would be valued as well. Completion of degree in Health Care Administration, Business Administration or any satisfactory combination of experience and training that demonstrates possession of the required knowledge and skills will be considered.

Strong compensation and benefits will be provided, and relocation assistance is available.