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VAIMH Executive Director Position

The Virginia Association for Infant Mental Health is looking for an experienced infant and early childhood mental health executive to help raise the Association's profile, grow its reach across the state, and broaden its impact outside the state to become a recognized national leader in the area of infant and early childhood education and
mental health.

Position Summary

The ideal candidate is one who possesses a broad understanding of infant/early childhood mental health principles, policies, and the resources available in the State. An understanding of these components are necessary to advance VAIMH's role in this newly emerging area of mental health.


This is a part-time, grant-funded position, averaging approximately 20 hours per week. Salary is dependent upon experience. Health insurance/benefits are not included.

Application Form

Application Deadline: 9/29/2023

Targeted Hire Date: 11/1/2023

Contact:  Sharon Veatch | VAIMH President | 

VAIMH Executive Director Application

The Virginia Association for Infant Mental Health (VAIMH) is an interdisciplinary, non-profit professional organization established to promote social emotional health and wellness in infants and young children through building awareness, promoting professional capacity, fostering partnerships, and supporting policies which are in the best interest of infants, young children, and their families. Through our affiliation with the Alliance for the Advancement of Infant Mental Health (, we provide infant and early childhood professionals across Virginia the opportunity to become endorsed as an Infant/Early Childhood Mental Health professional. We support our members by providing ongoing professional development and networking opportunities. 

Please describe ways in which you have worked to foster this type of culture in the professional workplace or in your everyday life.

What are your experiences working with children ages 0-6 and their families?

What does infant and early childhood mental health mean to you?

Please describe your experience building relationships with stakeholders.

What about your current and/or past work experience makes you a great fit for this role?

Are you currently Endorsed in Infant or Early Childhood Mental Health, or are you willing to become Endorsed within 2 years of employment?

Describe how you would approach fundraising and infrastructure sustainability for a non-profit organization.

What is your experience in setting and maintaining budgets for projects/organizations?

What is your experience with grant writing?

Level of experience

Please share your experience with managing grant funded projects or seeking grants outside of Virginia.


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Documentation Submission

In order to process your application, please upload the following:

  1. Cover letter with preferred salary range

  2. Resume or CV

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Thank you! We’ll be in touch.

Thank you for your interest in the VAIMH Executive Director position. The submission deadline has passed. Please contact the VAIMH President with any questions:

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