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Current Engagements

Chief Financial Officer“League
League of Education Voters
Seattle, WA

Founded in 2001, the League of Education Voters (LEV) is the only Washington-based, non-partisan advocacy group in the nation working to increase educational quality and access for students from cradle to career. Through its policy and advocacy work, LEV has been the driving force behind numerous advances in the field of education, including passage of the Dream Act and $1 billion in additional funding to help close the opportunity and achievement gaps for students.

Working closely with the CEO and board development committee, LEV is seeking a CFO to oversee financial strategies for the organization’s 501(c)3, 501(c)4, and Political Action Committee (PAC) as well as provide long-range forecasting and comprehensive financial reports to support real-time decision making.

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Major Gifts Director
League of Education Voters
Seattle, WA

LEV is seeking a seasoned development professional to join their team as a Major Gifts Director. A newly created role, this member of the senior leadership team will help further LEV’s work by engaging existing donors and expanding the organization’s foundation of support through major gifts above $5,000.

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Vice President of DevelopmentArts Fund
ArtsFund
Seattle, WA

ArtsFund is strengthening the community by supporting the arts through leadership, advocacy, and grantmaking. Through its widely respected allocations process, ArtsFund has distributed more than $73 million in grants to more than 70 arts groups from a wide variety of disciplines and scales throughout King and Pierce Counties.

ArtsFund seeks a deeply experienced development professional to join the senior leadership team as the Vice President of Development. In this newly created role, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to shape and build a comprehensive development plan and strategy for a well-respected and established organization.

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Program Officer, National Education StrategyRaikes Foundation
Raikes Foundation
Seattle, WA

The Raikes Foundation is dedicated to empowering young people to transform their lives through catalytic philanthropy and grant making strategies in the core areas of youth and young adult homelessness; improving the quality of after-school programs; and a national education strategy focused on learning mindsets and skills.

The foundation seeks an innovative, strategic thinker to lead our research efforts as a program officer on the National Education team. The program officer will grow the foundation’s impact by leveraging insights from scientists, educators, students and families to translate research about learning mindsets and skills to scalable school-based approaches.

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Chief Development OfficerWater For People
Water For People
Denver, CO

Water For People (WFP) exists to develop high quality drinking water and sanitation services, accessible to all, and sustained by strong communities, businesses, and governments. Recognizing that each community is unique, WFP partners with stakeholders to plan, co-finance, and build water and sanitation systems that will last for generations to come, without continued reliance on foreign aid.

Water For People seeks a passionate, world-class fundraising leader to be the new Chief Development Officer. Leading the Business Development team, the CDO will develop high-level strategy, build and direct the organization’s fundraising program, direct the Business Development team on frontline fundraising to achieve WFP’s growing revenue targets, and steward long-term donor and partner relationships.

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PresidentPinchot University
Pinchot University
Seattle, WA

Pinchot University is a collaborative community of students and alums who are changing the world by using business as a positive force. Pinchot offered the nation's first MBA in sustainable business and gives students the entrepreneurial skills and disruptive business acumen to respond to a rapidly changing world.

Pinchot University seeks a President to lead the transition from a small, well-regarded founder of the sustainable business education movement to a world-renowned university with a focus on the many aspects of a just and sustainable economy. The President will be an effective ambassador to businesses partners, alumni, prospective students, staff, and funders who are willing and excited to help take the school to the next level.

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Executive DirectorWashington Wildlife Coalition
Washington Wildlife Coalition
Seattle, WA

The Washington Wildlife and Recreation Coalition is a nonprofit citizen’s group that leverages public funds for local and state parks, wildlife habitat and farmland preservation. The Coalition is a bi-partisan group dedicated to preserving and growing outdoor recreational opportunities in Washington state by representing the interests of conservation, business, recreation, hunting, fishing, farming, and community interest organizations.

WWRC seeks an energetic and passionate individual to represent the diverse group of members that make up the Coalition. The Executive Director (ED) will have the opportunity to work with a large Board of Directors, and lead a talented group of staff members in their efforts to acquire funding from, and advocate support for, federal and state funding for recreation conservation.

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Senior Program Officer, Learning, Evaluation & ResearchThe Ford Family Foundation
The Ford Family Foundation
Roseburg, OR

A national leader in rural philanthropy, The Ford Family Foundation is a private foundation predominately benefiting communities in rural Oregon and Siskiyou County, California. One of the three largest grantmaking foundations in Oregon, The Ford Family Foundation has assets exceeding $800M and distributes $40M annually with a staff of 28 and a seven-member board of directors. The Foundation is targeting all of its philanthropic tools to improving life in rural communities to achieve its mission of successful citizens in vital rural communities.

Reporting to the President, The Ford Family Foundation’s Senior Program Officer, Learning, Evaluation & Research will design and implement a learning and evaluation framework that will strengthen program design, contribute thought leadership on rural issues, and strengthen the Foundation’s impact.

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Program Officer, Children, Youth and Families
The Ford Family Foundation
Roseburg, OR

The Ford Family Foundation seeks a Program Officer who is passionate about promoting children’s success and has a demonstrated commitment to rural issues and community-based efforts. The Program Officer will be an integral part of a close-knit team working to shape and execute the Foundation’s strategies to support strong families and healthy children.

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Principal, Skolls Awards and Community Skoll Foundation
Skoll Foundation
San Francisco, 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 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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Chief Executive Officer Build It Green
Build It Green
Oakland, CA

Build It Green promotes and enables the adoption of green building practices in California by providing information and resources for healthy, energy-and resource-efficient housing. By effectively partnering with building and real esteate professionals, local and state governments, and utilities, Build It Green is bringing green building standards and innovation to the homebuilding industry.

Build It Green seeks a CEO who is passionate about the organization’s mission and brings an entrepreneurial spirit that will expand its impact on the sector. The new CEO will use Build It Green’s strong position to drive growth by leveraging current partnerships, building new networks, and diversifing the program portfolio.

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Head of Strategy, Learning, and Impact Humanity 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.

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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Chief Giving OfficerTOMS Shoes
TOMS
Los Angeles, CA

TOMS’ business philosophy is rooted in the concept of Giving. It all started in 2006 when American traveler Blake Mycoskie befriended children in a village in Argentina and found they had no shoes to protect their feet. Wanting to help, he created TOMS, a company that would match every pair of shoes purchased with a pair of new shoes for a child in need. Since its founding, the company has given over 35 million pairs of shoes to children in need, helped restore sight to more than 275,000 people, and provided more than 67,000 weeks of safe water.

TOMS seeks a Chief Giving Officer to develop effective strategies to achieve its mission of serving communities in need and leading purpose-driven business. Reporting to the CEO and serving as a member of the executive leadership team, the Chief Giving Officer will lead TOMS’ Giving Strategy, which currently focuses on health care, education, water and sanitation, job creation, and economic development.

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Vice President of Clinical ServicesOrg Name
Pioneer Human Services
Seattle, WA

At Pioneer, we believe that people have the ability to overcome their past and that every person deserves the opportunity to build a brighter future. As one of the nation’s largest social enterprise organizations dedicated to the successful reentry of individuals who have been incarcerated or involved with the criminal justice system, our services are designed to support individuals at every step along their path to becoming productive members of our communities.

We are seeking a Vice President of Clinical Services with substance abuse and mental health treatment experience to be our chief behavioral health and clinical officer. The Vice President embraces the mission and work of Pioneer Human Services, understands the intersection of basic services, behavioral health, and criminology, and is committed to excellence in quality care, programs, and services.

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Director, Grants Management
Humanity UnitedHumanity 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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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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