The Coalition for Responsible Home Education empowers homeschooled children by educating the public and advocating for child-centered, evidence-based policy and practices for families and professionals. Founded in 2013, CRHE is the only national organization founded and led by homeschool alumni that advocates for homeschooled children. Powered by dedicated volunteers, CRHE has generated over 250 media mentions, published two peer-reviewed academic studies, contributed to legislative reform of homeschooling in two states, and received nearly half a million unique visitors to its website. Currently, CRHE has a six-person Board of Directors; its staff consists of seven volunteers and one contract worker.
CRHE is now engaged in the next phase of becoming a financially sustainable organization. The board has completed a $30,000 fundraising campaign that will enable CRHE to hire a paid, part-time executive director for the first time. Larger campaigns in the coming years will aim to create a sustainable organization with a $150,000-$200,000 annual budget, allowing for an increase in hours and salary for the executive director.
CRHE seeks an energetic, strategic, and decisive leader to carry our organization to the next level. The executive director will:
CRHE is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse, inclusive working environment for all employees and volunteers. Persons of color, persons with disabilities, women, LGBTQ+, and members of other historically underprivileged groups are encouraged to apply. CRHE does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, veteran status, disability, or any characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. The Board strongly prefers candidates who have been homeschooled themselves; those with a close connection to homeschooling will also be considered.
Fully remote. CRHE is a virtual office and all employees and volunteers work from home.
20 hours/week for the first year, with the goal of eventual full-time status, contingent on fundraising.
Salary of $27,000 for the first year, with potential for increases in subsequent years contingent on fundraising. No benefits for the first year. Position contingent on funding.
How to Apply
Submit a resume, a cover letter, and a list of three professional references. Submit as a single PDF to firstname.lastname@example.org. In your cover letter, please describe your experience with homeschooling and interest in advocating for the interests of homeschooled children. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
For questions, contact email@example.com. No phone calls, please.