This job is no longer active.

OrganizationCharlottesville Area Association of REALTORS Foundation
TypeFull Time
Application DeadlineJanuary 7, 2024
College Degree Required?Yes
Salary Range$70,000 - $85,000


About Charlottesville Area Association of REALTORS® (CAAR) Foundation

The CAAR Foundation is an independent organization intended to be an effective mechanism for REALTORS® to donate their time, talent, and resources to impact, sustain, and support the community. The Foundation shall be exclusively charitable and educational including the following purposes:

  • To leverage the philanthropic passion, knowledge, and skills of CAAR members and affiliates.

  • To provide volunteer opportunities.

  • To seek contributions in furtherance of the Foundation’s strategic community initiatives.

  • To contribute sums from the funds of the Foundation for charitable and educational purposes, primarily but not limited to, the housing initiatives.

Job Duties

The Executive Director will work with the Foundation Board to implement the organization’s first strategic plan, develop an organizational budget along with policies and procedures, and build a development plan to support all efforts.

Vision & Strategy

  • In collaboration with the Board of Directors, manage the implementation of the Foundation’s strategic plan

  • Cultivate opportunities to work in partnership with CAAR members and engage community members

Organizational Oversight and Operations

  • Develop and implement organization infrastructure and policies to fully support all business operations of the Foundation

  • Develop and manage the organizational budget, including effective and thorough recordkeeping of all income and expenditures with the support of a contractual accountant

Board Relations and Development

  • Develop deep relationships with existing board members

  • Identify and cultivate new board members, ensuring diverse representation of the community and stakeholders of the region

  • Build out the organization’s robust committee structure and participation, refining roles and duties

Community Engagement and Partnerships

  • Represent the organization fully through public engagement and speaking opportunities

  • Develop and steward deep relationships in the greater Charlottesville region with community members, regional representatives, and community partners, including community housing partners

Resource Development

  • Create and implement an organizational development plan to increase sustainable funding of the Foundation in support of the mission and projects including grants funding and cultivation of CAAR members

  • Develop and lead marketing strategies to support all areas of CAAR Foundation’s work, collaborating with external marketing support for implementation through the website as well as digital and print media

Skills Required

Preferred Skills

  • A working knowledge of the Charlottesville area

  • Experience in the real estate or affordable housing sectors

  • Marketing and communications skills


The ideal candidate for this position will be a visionary who is excited about building a position that will serve the greater Charlottesville area in affordable housing initiatives. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, someone who would be described as inspiring, aspiring, motivated, and ambitious. It is not our expectation that candidates have a mastery across all areas of the position. Instead, we encourage candidates to apply who have self-awareness around their strengths and areas they will need to grow along with the motivation and initiative to lead that learning in order to be successful in this role.

  • Deep commitment to the CAAR Foundation mission

  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with community partners and funders

  • Two plus (2+) years of experience in a nonprofit organization with experience in the following areas:

    • Program creation and project management

    • Creating and implementing organizational plans

    • Developing and managing budgets

    • Fundraising

    • Grant writing

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with the Board of Directors and community partners


Work Schedule

Exempt, Salaried; 37.5 hours/week

M – F, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Evenings & weekend hours as needed and determined in advance

Position is based in Charlottesville, VA. Hybrid work schedule with 3 days in the office or in the community expected.

The preferred application deadline is January 7, 2024. Target start date is mid to late February.

To apply visit:

Additional Info

Compensation and Benefits

  • Generous Paid Time Off

    • 15 vacation days and 8 sick days per year, with an increase at 3 years

    • 14 paid holidays

  • Insurance

    • Medical, dental coverage is fully covered for employee

    • Spouse, partner, or family coverage available at cost to the employee

    • Life insurance and short-term disability policies covered for employee

  • Retirement

    • 401K matching program – 50% matching program up to 3% of your salary after 6 months of employment

  • Limited local and national travel

  • Education assistance provided for education or training programs that will benefit both CAAR Foundation and the employee

The Charlottesville Area Association of REALTORS® Foundation provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

To apply visit: