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Director, Finance & Operations Skoll Global Threats Fund
Skoll Global Threats Fund
San Francisco, CA

The Skoll Global Threats Fund is seeking a Director of Finance and Operations who is compelled by the opportunity to shift the trajectory of global threats. With a mandate to drive global change on the most critical issues facing mankind, the Fund identifies and supports high-impact initiatives to combat climate change, water security, pandemics, and nuclear proliferation.

Reporting to President Annie Maxwell, the Director will have responsibility for building and managing operations capacity and administrative needs as the organizations grows through the next stage of its development.

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Executive DirectorCollege Access Now
College Access Now
Seattle, WA

Founded on the principal that a college degree changes everything, College Access Now (CAN) helps low income students attend and graduate from college. CAN works where the needs are the greatest and resources are the least, supporting students as they traverse the shifting terrain of applications, financial aid, and family obligations.

CAN seeks an inspiring Executive Director to build upon the strong reputation that CAN has in the local community. The ideal candidate will see the tremendous opportunity CAN has to bring change and is inspired by the young people who are dedicated to transforming their lives and their communities, by attending and graduating from college.

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Senior Vice President, Home LendingMissoula Federal Credit Union
Missoula Federal Credit Union
Missoula, MT

Voted “Best Financial Institution” for 21 consecutive years by the local community in the Missoula Independent newspaper and as “Missoula’s Choice for over 15 years by the Missoulian, Missoula Federal Credit Union (MFCU) is a best-in-class organization. MFCU is Montana’s second largest credit union, and its largest Community Development Financial Institution. It is a locally owned, not-for-profit financial cooperative powered by a volunteer Board of Directors. The credit union’s financial success is passed along to members through enhanced products and services, higher dividends, low transaction fees and competitive loan rates.

MFCU seeks a Senior Vice President, Home Lending to join the preexisting 6-member Executive Management Team to lead and oversee mortgage production and operational processing of the credit union.

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Executive Director Open Government Partnership
Open Government Partnership
Washington, D.C.

The Open Government Partnership (OGP) is a multilateral initiative that aims to secure concrete commitments from governments to promote transparency, empower citizens, fight corruption, and harness new technologies to strengthen governance. In the spirit of multi-stakeholder collaboration, OGP is overseen by an international Steering Committee, which includes representatives from both governments and civil society organizations.

Open Government Partnership seeks an Executive Director that will work closely with the co-chairs and Steering Committee – often at the Ministerial level – to help guide the overall direction of OGP and to advance its long-term goals.

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Chief Development Officer Childhaven
Childhaven
Seattle, WA

Founded in 1909, Childhaven provides healing care to abused, neglected and chemically affected babies, toddlers and preschoolers. By improving parenting skills and strengthening relationships, Childhaven’s mission is to break the cycle of abuse and neglect and lay the foundation for generations of safe and nurturing families.

Childhaven seeks a passionate and inspired Chief Development Officer to lead the expanding development and communications team. The ideal candidate is a charismatic communicator who has an executive presence, high level of emotional intelligence and commitment to developing a collaborative team.

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Executive DirectorOregon Mesa
Oregon MESA
A Program of Portland State University
Portland, OR

Portland State University and Oregon MESA seek an Executive Director with a passion for serving youth, specifically underrepresented minorities, low-income, first-generation-college, and female students in grades 6-12. The ideal candidate appreciates STEM and invention education and values the importance of a safe, supportive, fun environment for students.

Oregon MESA (Mathematics, Engineering and Science Achievement) offers participatory, team-based, experiential learning opportunities that provide no-cost STEM education to disadvantaged and underrepresented youth. Oregon MESA is located in the Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science at Portland State University. The Executive Director is a year-round, full time administrative appointment at PSU and reports to the Associate Dean of the Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science.

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Executive DirectorLwala Community Alliance
Lwala Community Alliance
Nashville, TN

Founded by Kenyan brothers, Milton and Fred Ochieng’, Lwala Community Alliance (LCA) has had a transformative impact through its innovative community-based programs. This multi-dimensional approach includes a locally run hospital, public health outreach, auxiliary education projects, and micro-enterprise activities reaching more than 20,000 people, in Migori County, Kenya, an area acutely affected by HIV/AIDS, maternal and infant mortality, and low educational achievement. Because of their impressive impact, LCA has experienced substantial growth in the last several years, including nearly quadrupling their budget and employing more than 180 people in Kenya as well as five full-time staff in their Nashville headquarters.

LCA seeks an innovative and business-minded Executive Director to build on the organization’s proven programs while preparing LCA for its next season of growth and maturity.

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Major Gifts ManagerPlougshares Fund
Ploughshares Fund
San Francisco, CA

Founded in 1981, Ploughshares Fund is a public grantmaking foundation with the inspiring mission to reduce and ultimately eliminate the threat posed by nuclear weapons. It is at the hub of a network of the world’s leading experts and advocates providing a unique combination of flexible funding, advocacy skills, decision-maker access, media visibility, and policy expertise.

Ploughshares Fund is seeking a Major Gifts Manager (MGM) to help develop and implement strategies for identifying major gift prospects as well as cultivating potential donors and maximizing their gifts.

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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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Associate Director of Information Technology and Facilities 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.

Reporting to the Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary, the Associate Director of IT & Facilities is both strategic and hands-on, providing vision and leadership for information technology systems across the organization, overseeing the ongoing support and training of those technologies, and managing Humanity United’s facilities and security needs.

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Director, Grants Management
Humanity United
San Francisco, CA

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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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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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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Senior 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 Senior 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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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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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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