Executive Director / Employment
July 31, 2020
Organization Name: Arbutus Folk School
Organization Location: Olympia, WA
Arbutus Folk School, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Olympia, Washington, is seeking an executive director who has the vision and leadership potential to realize the mission of its founder, board, and stakeholders. Founded in 2013, Arbutus serves the Pacific Northwest region by providing community-based creative learning experiences in traditional arts, crafts, and music. It offers instruction and community in its core programs: ceramics, fiber arts, woodworking, blacksmithing, stone carving, wooden boat-building, and music.
The Executive Director (ED), the CEO of the Arbutus Folk School, is responsible for achievement of Arbutus’ mission and financial objectives. The ED oversees the folk school’s administrative/financial operations (including grant management), class and community programming, personnel, facilities, and communications, e.g. marketing and community outreach.