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Are you our new Executive Director?

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Friends of Grand Rapids Parks is excited to announce the official search for our new Executive Director! Friends of Grand Rapids Parks is an independent, citizen led, non-profit enterprise founded in 2008, working closely with but separate from the City, with the mission to identify specific parks projects, mobilize people, and generate resources to protect, enhance, and expand the City’s parks and public spaces.

FGRP has an extremely strong foundation and is positioned to grow and expand its role as a change agent in the community. As the City of Grand Rapids continues to grow and prosper, FGRP is uniquely suited to work collaboratively with the Parks and Recreation Department to plan and manage increased investment in parks and green spaces.

Please consider applying and join our staff of fun, talented people who like to work hard and love the work! Applications are due at midnight on Tuesday September 22nd. Click the job description link FGRP – Executive Director Job Description to apply!

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