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Current Engagements

President & Chief Executive OfficerIdaho Community Foundation
Idaho Community Foundation
Boise, Idaho

Since 1988, the Idaho Community Foundation has been dedicated to providing grants to non-profits that will help improve the quality of life of Idahoans throughout the state. With staff at four statewide offices (Boise, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho Falls, Twin Falls) and grant opportunities for each of Idaho’s 44 counties, ICF knows the communities. ICF now includes close to 600 funds with an endowment in excess of $100m, and total assets of more that $120m.

The Idaho Community Foundation seeks an individual with an enthusiastic dedication to philanthropy to lead the Foundation as the new President & CEO. He or she will play a leadership role in managing staff, partnering with the Board of Directors to guide the strategic direction of the Foundation, and increasing the visibility of ICF to communities and donors throughout Idaho.

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Vice President, Resource Development Malaria No More
Malaria No More
Seattle, WA

Malaria No More is a U.S. based NGO determined to end malaria deaths across the globe. Through high-level advocacy and communications, MNM and partner organizations such as the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation have grown funding for the disease to more than $3 billion per year, and helped to drive an unprecedented scale up of life saving nets, testing and treatment. As a result of these efforts, the World Health Organization estimates that the rate of child deaths from malaria has declined an astonishing 57% since the year 2000.

Malaria No More seeks a new VP, Resource Development to position MNM globally as a foundational player in global health with the specific goal of eliminating malaria. He or she will work closely with the Board of Directors and leadership team to maintain and expand financial support from high net worth individuals, corporations, foundations, associations and other sources.

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Director, Grants ManagementHumanity United
Humanity United
San Francisco, CA

Humanity United is a U.S.-based foundation dedicated to enabling peace and ensuring human rights in countries that need it most. It is a member of the Omidyar network, a group of organizations that represent the philanthropic interests of Pierre and Pam Omidyar.

Reporting to the Vice President of General Counsel and Secretary, Humanity United is seeking a Director of Grants Management (DGM) to lead the department and ensure the highest quality of grants administration across programs.

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Head of Strategy, Learning, and Impact
Humanity United
San Francisco, CA

Working closely with the President and Board, Humanity United’s Head of Strategy, Learning & Impact will help shape the short and long term direction of the foundation, with a focus on creating measurable, sustainable social change. S/he will also mobilize the organization around a culture of learning and continuous improvement, thereby increasing the reach and impact of its work.

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Global Cause Marketing Sales Lead, LifeStraw®Vestergaard Lifestraw
Vestergaard
Washington, D.C.

Vestergaard's LifeStraw® water filters convert contaminated water into clean, safe drinking water. Leveraging the persuasive power of humanitarian entrepreneurship to motivate target markets to take action, Vestergaard links its for-profit enterprises with its social purpose to create a healthier planet. The cause marketing behind LifeStraw's retail sales creates a direct link between consumer purchases and a specific and measurable impact in schools that do not have access to safe drinking water: for every LifeStraw® water filter purchased, one child in a developing country receives safe drinking water at school for an entire year.

With retail sales more than doubling every year for the past three years, Vestergaard seeks a retail sales and marketing professional to continue LifeStraw’s retail growth trajectory in the U.S. and Europe. Strong emphasis is placed on creating robust cause-related retail strategies aligned with local markets, building relationships with distributors and retailers around the world, and seizing the current consumer demand for social purpose products to continue the exciting growth of the LifeStraw® retail product line.

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Program Officer Raikes Foundation
Raikes Foundation
Seattle, WA

Based in Seattle, WA, the Raikes Foundation is an endowed, family foundation led by its co-founders, Jeff and Tricia Raikes. The foundation focuses on three core grant-making areas to empower young people to transform their lives.

The Raikes Foundation seeks a program officer to support their work around youth and young adult homelessness and lead strategic efforts to improve opportunities for youth. The program officer will work across systems, create and strengthen partnerships, and develop strategies to scale and replicate successful efforts to prevent, reduce and end youth homelessness.

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Director, National Education Strategy
Raikes Foundation
Seattle, WA

The Raikes Foundation seeks an innovative, strategic thinker and builder to lead its national education strategy as Director. The Director will lead the evolution and execution of the education strategy, building on strong momentum since the strategy’s launch three years ago. The Director will guide a collaborative team working to identify the most promising opportunities to bring learning mindsets and skills into the education system at scale.

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Chief Executive OfficerHabitat for Humanity Seattle King County
Habitat for Humanity, Seattle-King County
Seattle, WA

Habitat for Humanity Seattle-King County is part of a global, faith-based nonprofit housing organization with the mission to put God’s love into action by bringing people together to build homes, communities and hope. Habitat for Humanity strives to eliminate substandard housing locally and worldwide through constructing, renovating and preserving homes; by advocating for fair and just policies; and by providing training and access to resources to help families improve their shelter conditions.

Habitat for Humanity Seattle-King County seeks a new CEO to work closely with the Board of Directors to successfully provide vision and leadership while managing and directing the organization towards its primary goals as outlined in the long-term strategic plan. The new CEO will be a key leader and spokesperson for the affiliate, and seen as a passionate, mission-driven individual.

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Vice PresidentStupski Foundation
Stupski Foundation
San Francisco, CA

Inspired by Joyce Stupski’s vision and under the leadership of its new President, Sterling Speirn, the Stupski Foundation has repositioned itself as a grant making organization. Stupski Foundation is intent on spending down at least $300 million of the Foundation’s assets over the next ten years, believing that its status as a limited-life foundation is an incredible opportunity to commit to longer-term, more flexible, and more holistic investments with a select cohort of grantees.

The Foundation is seeking to hire three Vice Presidents to form a team of leaders to drive the spend down goals of the Foundation.

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Research Analyst, Skoll Awards and CommunitySkoll Foundation
Skoll Foundation
Palo Alto, CA

The Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship is the flagship program of the Skoll Foundation where extraordinary social entrepreneurs are awarded multi-year grants for their work creating innovative models to spark large-scale change. The Foundation seeks a Research Analyst to play a key role in this growing community by driving the selection of new social entrepreneurs and developing a healthy, long-term pipeline of potential Skoll Awardees.

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Principal, Skoll Awards and Community
Skoll Foundation
Palo Alto, CA

The Skoll Foundation seeks a new Principal to play a key role in the selection of new social entrepreneurs for the annual Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship. This role will also take part in leading the Foundation’s relationship with a portfolio of Skoll Awardees by providing access to strategic input, collaboration, and contact with influential partners and resources.

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Director of Impact StrategiesThreshold Group
Threshold Group

Threshold Group helps multigenerational families and foundations ignite the full potential of their multifaceted portfolio of assets – including financial wealth, relationships, learning, and community – to lead more fulfilling lives and achieve what matters most to them.

Reporting to the Chief Investment Officer, and working closely with the Director of Research and Director of Investment Strategy, the Director of Impact Strategies will explore and evaluate broad impact investment opportunities, as well as specific fund or individual manager selections. This opportunity is tailor-made for self-starters who are driven by a results-oriented and open communication environment.

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Program OfficerThe William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
San Francisco Bay Area

Since 1967, the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation have been making grants to help solve social and environmental problems at home and around the world. With annual awards of grants and gifts totaling over 350 million, the Hewlett foundation focuses its resources on disadvantaged communities in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Reporting to the Program Director for Global Development and Population, the Program Officer will work collaboratively with the team to develop and implement a grantmaking strategy in the field of transparency, accountability, and citizen participation. The Program Officer will contribute to the Foundation’s interest in and practice of strategic philanthropy, including carrying out due diligence, developing and updating strategies, and engaging in learning and impact assessments.

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Chief Partnerships & Strategy OfficerKickStart
KickStart International
New York, NY or San Francisco, CA

KickStart’s mission is to lift millions of people in Africa out of poverty, quickly, cost-effectively and sustainably. KickStart succeeds by designing, promoting and mass-marketing simple money-making tools that small-holder farmers buy and use to start highly profitable family enterprises. These new businesses create a sustainable solution to the rural poor’s most important need — a way to make more money — and enable the farmers to lift their families out of poverty.

KickStart International is seeking a new Chief Partnerships & Strategy Officer who can operate at the forefront of the social enterprise field and be an innovative force in designing a global partnerships and fund development program.

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City ManagerCity of Salem, Oregon
City of Salem
Salem, OR

The City of Salem seeks a creative, results oriented City Manager that brings forward innovative solutions to drive decisions and advance city initiatives. Appointed by the City Council, the City Manager serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the City working under the policy direction and goals of the City Council.

Located in the lush Willamette Valley, Salem is the capital city of Oregon with a population over 160,000. In the midst of sustained, steady growth, Salem is a full service city with a FY 2015 total budget of $522.8 million. The City has six labor unions and employs 1,362 staff members who deliver city services through nine primary departments.

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Chief Executive OfficerSeattle Indian Health Board
Seattle Indian Health Board
Seattle, WA

The Seattle Indian Health Board is a private, non-profit 501(c)3 organization with the mission to advocate for, provide, and ensure culturally appropriate, high quality, and accessible health and human services to American Indians and Alaska Natives in the greater Seattle/King County area.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the CEO will lead the organization as the chief spokesperson, with a strong focus on advocacy, communications, and relationship building. The ideal candidate is a skilled business leader and manager, a critical thinker with a strategic mind, and someone whose personal history firmly grounds their deep understanding and passion for serving the urban American Indian and Alaska Native populations. Extensive knowledge of the complexities of ACA and urban health institutions is important.

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Chief Financial OfficerO'Dea High School
O'Dea High School
Seattle, WA

Founded in 1923, O’Dea High School occupies a place of prominence in the Seattle community both for academic rigor and athletic excellence. Rich in diversity, yet steeped in strong traditional values, O’Dea provides a steady foundation of Catholic education for the 450 young men who walk its halls.

O’Dea High School seeks a Chief Financial Officer eager to create a lasting legacy at one of Seattle’s most prestigious and well-respected academic institutions. The CFO will set the precedence for this newly created role and ensure continued improvement and growth working closely with the Principal, Board, Board Finance Committee, alumni and Archdiocese.

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Chief of Staff, Port of Seattle CommissionPort of Seattle
Port of Seattle
Seattle, WA

The Port of Seattle plays a key role in bringing international trade, transportation and travel to the Pacific Northwest, and supports industries as diverse as tourism and commercial fishing. The port is also a key builder of road and rail infrastructure, partnering with other agencies to improve freight traffic from Tacoma to Everett.

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Administrator
Northern Oregon Regional Correctional Facilities
The Dalles, ORNORCOR

NORCOR (Northern Oregon Regional Corrections Facility) is a regional adult corrections and juvenile detention facility located in The Dalles, Oregon. NORCOR set a national precedent by combining adult corrections, juvenile detention, and the TOOLS Residential Treatment Program into a complex that serves the four counties of Wasco, Hood River, Sherman, and Gilliam.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Administrator effectively plans, organizes, and manages the operations, programs, and activities of NORCOR including both the adult corrections facility and the juvenile detention facility. The ideal candidate will embrace the complexity, understand individual goals and interests of the adult and juvenile facilities, and bring them together to move forward as a larger entity with a broader vision.

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Vice President of Behavioral HealthOrg Name
Pioneer Human Services
Seattle, WA

Pioneer Human Services is an entrepreneurial human service organization specializing in helping people who want to turn their lives around, make better choices and live healthier lives. As a leading organization in Washington State, Pioneer offers a broad range of programs that help people who are re-entering society from prison or jail and those who are overcoming chemical addiction and mental illness with an integrated array of housing, employment, training, reentry and treatment services.

Pioneer Human Services seeks a Vice President of Behavioral Health with proven expertise in operations balanced with experience in chemical dependency and mental health. The Vice President has ultimate operational responsibility for all behavioral health service delivery throughout the organization and provides exceptional leadership in assisting Pioneer with delivering on its ultimate mission of providing a chance for change measured by reducing recidivism.

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