Job Posting: FernCare Free Clinic Hiring Executive Director

Job Posting: FernCare Free Clinic Hiring Executive Director

Ferndale, MI – FernCare Free Clinic is hiring a part time Executive Director to work 25 hours per week.

FernCare Free Clinic is a primary care medical clinic serving anyone from 19 through 64 who has no health insurance.

FernCare is located at FernCare Free Clinic, 751 E. 9 Mile Rd., Ste 2, Ferndale MI 48220.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

~Create and communicate overall vision and mission of the organization in partnership with the Board of Directors and ensure planning and execution of all activities supporting them.

~Oversee functional operations of FernCare Free Clinic (non-clinical). Responsibility includes facility management, volunteer cultivation and supervision, fundraising and reporting,

~Develop and maintain strong relationships with key constituencies, including grantors, other funders, community partners and the medical community.

~Represent FernCare publicly in the community, particularly to media, community agencies and governmental organizations.

~Partner with the Clinic Manager and Medical Director to ensure all aspects of the Clinic are ready and available to serve the patient population.

~Direct supervision of Office Manager, Clinic Manager, bookkeeper, IT, Insurance enrollment coordinators and the equipment/medications drop off site.

~Ensure all required reporting is prepared and presented to the Board of Directors in a timely basis.

~Actively plan and execute Board Development activities in conjunction with the Chairperson of the Board.

~Administer FernCare’s administrative functions in alignment with FernCare’s Finance Policy. Work in conjunction with the Board Treasurer on developing an annual budget.

~Participate in developing and lead execution of both long term and annual strategic plan.

~Manage and monitor all external communications including mail, electronic messaging and communications. Social Media experience a plus.

Education and Work Experience Requirement

~Bachelors’ Degree in business, public health or social services preferred. Will accept a combination of education and work experience.

~5 years in a leadership role, preferably in a healthcare setting.

~Experience working with a workforce that is largely volunteer.

~Fundraising experience required, both in grant writing and administration as well as event planning.

~Ability to maintain a flexible schedule.

~Functional knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite Applications.

Physical Requirements

~Ability to work in a general office environment and lift at least 25 pounds.

Instructions to Applicants

If interested, please visit our website  for more information about the clinic.

When you apply please attach:

~a cover letter that succinctly addresses what you’ve identified as the position’s challenges and opportunities and how your experience and professional qualifications prepare you to lead FernCare Free Clinic.

~a current resume

~a letter of recommendation

Once received, FernCare’s Board President will contact you.  After being contacted, in the application process, is an interview with the Board of Directors. All applications will be acknowledged.

Send your documents to   FernCare Free Clinic, c/o Mr. Rudy Serra, Board President, 1705 Wordsworth, Ferndale, MI 48220. If you have any questions, please email Mr. Serra at

Compensation & Benefits

If the applicant is approved by the Board, the applicant will be offered part-time employment without paid benefits excepting a paid two-week vacation.  Starting annual range is $40,000 – $50,000, depending upon level of qualification and experience.

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