What do we live for; is it not to make life less difficult to each other? George Eliot

Current Engagements

 

Associate Director - CommunicationsWorld of Children Award
World of Children Award

World of Children Award improves the lives of children around the world by discovering and elevating effective child advocates. Its Honorees are dedicated to serving vulnerable children, some even risking their lives to save the life of a child. Since its inception in 1998, World of Children Award has shared more than six million dollars in cash grants and support for the work of its 100+ Honorees, whose programs serve the needs of children in more than 140 countries.

World of Children Award seeks an Associate Director of Communications to join the organization at an exciting and pivotal time of growth, prestige, and ever-increasing impact. Developing and implementing an innovative annual communications and media relations plan, this position will lead the creative advancement of the organization’s communications and public relations activities.

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Raikes FoundationRaikes Foundation

The Raikes Foundation's mission is to empower young people to transform their lives. Based in Seattle, WA, the Raikes Foundation is an endowed, family foundation led by its cofounders, Tricia and Jeff Raikes. The Foundation currently seeks both a Program Officer and a Communications Officer.

Program Officer

The Raikes Foundation seeks a nimble, experienced, and innovative professional to serve as a Program Officer for its national Student Agency grant-making strategy. The Student Agency Program Officer will have significant opportunity for early-stage strategic input and identifying opportunities to put emerging research into practice.

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Communications Officer

The Raikes Foundation also seeks a superior storyteller with deep experience developing and executing strategic communications campaigns to join the team as the Communications Officer.

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Senior Director of Operations SEIU Healthcare 775NW
SEIU Healthcare 775NW
Health Benefits Trust

The Health Benefits Trust, formed by SEIU Healthcare 775NW and participating employers, works with top health insurance carriers in the region to assemble high-quality health insurance benefits that support the specific needs of long-term care workers. It is also an innovator in creating evidence-based interventions to improve health. Its aim is a healthy, stable workforce.

The Senior Director of Operations will be accountable for facilitating an organizational culture that reflects a commitment to excellence in customer service, quality, safety, and wellness. The Health Benefits Trust is seeking a transformative leader who thrives in an entrepreneurial environment and enjoys creating, molding, and shaping structure and operations.

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Executive DirectorOxbow Organic Farm and Education Center
Oxbow Organic Farm and Education Center

In 1997, founders Tom Alberg and his wife Judi Beck collaborated with their foundation—the Raven Foundation—to successfully restore and repurpose family property into the what is now the Oxbow Farm and Education Center (Oxbow Center). The Oxbow Center operates on a portion of a 230‐acre property in the Snoqualmie Valley and is dedicated to educating individuals on the importance of environmental stewardship and healthy food, reconnecting community members to the land and local sustainable food supplies, and inspiring others to take action in their daily lives and in their communities.

Oxbow Center seeks its first Executive Director to build on its solid foundation and stellar reputation. Oxbow Center has grown naturally over the last 14 years, and the new Executive Director will drive the conscious expansion of Oxbow’s programs, including the establishment of the native plant wholesale operation and the growth of the education program.

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American Forest FoundationAmerican Forest Foundation

The American Forest Foundation (AFF) works on-the-ground with families, teachers, and elected officials to promote stewardship and protect our nation’s forest heritage. A commitment to the next generation unites a nationwide network of forest owners and teachers working to keep our forests healthy and our children well prepared for the future they will inherit.

Director, Communications and Policy

The new Director, Communications and Policy will demonstrate a clear passion for the AFF mission by actively engaging a variety of constituents—coworkers, business and community leaders, donors, board members, volunteers, policymakers, and the general public. The high-potential candidate will be driven to effect positive change by thinking critically and analytically to accomplish clearly identified goals, and translate his/her ideas and insights into coherent action plans.

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Chief Executive OfficerBuild It Green
Build It Green

Build It Green (BIG) is a pioneering nonprofit with an ambitious goal to transform the building industry in California. Through innovative programs, campaigns, and trainings, BIG is expanding the adoption of green practices and growing the market for green homes.

BIG seeks a new Chief Executive Officer who can drive the programmatic and operational initiatives for the organization. By building upon BIG’s already strong foundation, the new CEO will work closely with staff to continue to develop and implement new and innovative programming opportunities, while serving as a key representative and spokesperson for BIG.

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Northern Rockies DirectorThe Trust for Public Land
The Trust for Public Land

The Trust for Public Land is a national nonprofit that works with communities to protect the land and water that keeps us healthy, inspired, and connected with nature and each other. In the Northern Rockies, The Trust for Public Land works to protect working farms, ranches, and forests; to preserve water quality of important fisheries; to ensure public access; and to maintain connectivity for the incomparable wildlife that call this place home.

The Trust for Public Land seeks a Northern Rockies Director who is responsible for representing the organization and carrying out the mission in an effective, visionary, and financially sound way throughout Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming.

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Finance Director City of Wilsonville
City of Wilsonville

Once a small farming community, Wilsonville has reached a population of nearly 22,000 residents, and continues to be one of the fastest growing communities in Oregon. The City’s diverse economy is strengthened by the technology industry and warehousing and distribution facilities.

Wilsonville seeks its new Finance Director to manage the financial and accounting functions of the city as well as the City’s information services functions. The ideal candidate brings a strong background in municipal finance with a willingness to embrace the financial complexities of the city.

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Director of Fund Development & Community Relations Youth Eastside Services
Youth Eastside Services

Youth Eastside Services (YES) is a critical resource for youth and families in East King County who encounter emotional distress, substance abuse, violence, and other challenges. YES is one of the largest providers of comprehensive youth and family counseling and substance abuse treatment services in the Puget Sound region.

YES is searching for a development leader who is ready to help a thriving organization expand its impact, resources, and influence, and is passionate about empowering young people and their families to lead healthy lives.

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Master Builders AssociationMaster Builders Association

Founded in 1909, the Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties (MBA) is dedicated to addressing the issues affecting the housing industry and ensuring the availability of quality, affordable homes throughout the Puget Sound. A member-focused association, the MBA brings together builders, remodelers, and associates involved in every step of home construction, from homebuilders to manufacturers. As a result of its active and innovative approach, the MBA is the largest local homebuilders association in the United States, with approximately 3,000 member firms.

Director of Membership Experience

The MBA is looking for a strategic leader to spearhead the organization’s efforts to create value for its members, and as a natural result, grow its membership base. This is an opportunity to directly affect the homebuilding industry by cultivating a cohesive, engaging, and active membership within the association.

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Director of Human Resources/Executive Assistant

The MBA seeks an energetic and highly organized individual as their next Director of Human Resources/Executive Assistant to enhance the Executive Director’s effectiveness and to drive organizational process improvements, especially as they relate to human resources. The Director of HR/Executive Assistant will provide a wide array of administrative and support activities to the ED, while assisting in the development of robust HR systems and processes.

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Executive Director Washington State Opportunity Scholarship
Washington State Opportunity Scholarship

The Washington State Opportunity Scholarship (WSOS) is an innovative public-private partnership that supports students in achieving a bachelor’s degree and moving into high-demand fields like science, technology, engineering, math, and health care.

WSOS already has funding and a first cohort of scholarships recipients; WSOS now seeks an entrepreneurial Executive Director who will grow the organization and enable it to reach its fullest potential.

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Policy Analyst Washington Community Mental Health Council
Washington Community Mental Health Council

The Washington Community Mental Health Council (WCMHC) is dedicated to improving the ability of community mental health centers to transform the lives of people living with mental illness through partnerships, advocacy, high quality service, and public education.

The WCMHC seeks a Policy Analyst to conduct public policy research, analysis, and advocacy and anticipates the impact of any changes made to these policies on member agency operations. While building working relationships with key legislators, legislative staff, and state agency officials on behalf of WCMHC, the policy analyst also participates in annual and long-range planning and seeks out and organizes resources that support WCMHC initiatives and address member needs.

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Library DirectorCity of Hillsboro, OR
City of Hillsboro

Located in the beautiful Tualatin Valley, Hillsboro is the fifth largest city in the State of Oregon with a population of 92,550. The Hillsboro Public Library is a department of the City, as well as one of 12 Washington County Cooperative Services member libraries that share a countywide collection of over 1,600,000 items. The mission of the Hillsboro Public Library is to provide materials and services to help community residents of all ages and cultural backgrounds meet their informational, educational, professional, and recreational needs.

The City seeks a Library Director that is energized by the opportunity to take a strong Library in a supportive City, into the future. The ideal candidate brings a proven track record of success in creating innovative programs that expand beyond traditional library services.

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City of Federal WayCity of Federal Way

Federal Way, with just under 90,000 citizens, is strategically located as a major urban growth center in between Seattle and Tacoma. As a community that has fostered quality growth since its incorporation, Federal Way offers residents multiple recreational facilities, quality parks, and is working on a comprehensive plan to develop the city center.

Economic Development Director

Strong understanding of economic principles and the ability to form relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders is beneficial. The ideal candidate has experience creating and implementing goals, objectives, and procedures to provide efficient and effective services.

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City Attorney

The City seeks a City Attorney who has a comprehensive knowledge of municipal law and experience working with a Mayor-Council form of government or demonstrable awareness of the unique aspects of this form of government. In addition to providing counsel to the Mayor, Council, staff, and committees, the City Attorney plans, directs, and coordinates all legal services for the city.

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Director of DevelopmentCity Year Seattle/King County
City Year Seattle/King County

City Year, Inc. was founded in 1988 with the idea that young people are an untapped resource to help solve this country's pressing problems. Since its founding, City Year has established programs in 25 U.S. cities, including Seattle. City Year AmeriCorps members serve in schools to address the high school dropout crisis, propelling at-risk kids towards graduation.

City Year Seattle/King County seeks an energetic, strategic, and persuasive development professional who will lead the creation and implementation of an assertive fund development strategy to help CYSKC achieve scaled impact.

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