Job Posting Board

With the hope of matching strong, qualified candidates with exciting job opportunities in the region’s nonprofit sector, we are delighted to launch the Center for Nonprofit Leadership Job Posting Board. Browse open positions below.

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Executive Director
Greenspace - The Cambria Land Trust
Cambria, CA Aug. 15, 2018 Learn more & apply
Description:

The North Coast area of San Luis Obispo County is a scenic and ecological treasure with Cambria as its hub. The Greenspace mission is to protect the area’s ecological systems, cultural resources and marine habitats through land acquisition and management, public education and advocacy. 

Conservation of its rare Monterey pine forest and improving habitat for Steelhead trout have been two particular focuses of Greenspace’s past efforts. Backing up the new executive director will be a dedicated 13-member Board of Directors; strong, consistent community support; and a track record of accomplished projects. 

Greenspace is seeking a candidate who understands the ecological advantages and 
challenges to the environment on the Central Coast of California and an appreciation for the people of Cambria. Our goal is to find a candidate who can work effectively with the Greenspace board and the people of Cambria in carrying out the Greenspace mission. 

For more background, go to www.greenspacecambria.org.

The job is full time with an initial one-year contract. Pursuing funding for conservation and related projects will be a job priority. Energy and commitment are a must. 

Salary will be negotiated. Greenspace is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and an equal opportunity employer.

The application process begins with a resume and cover letter send to Wayne Attoe, Search Committee Chair, at wayneattoe@gmail.com.

Chief Development Officer
Oaks Christian School
Westlake Village, CA Aug. 2, 2018 Learn more & apply
Description:

Oaks Christian School (OCS) is a nonprofit, private, co-educational, college preparatory high school and serving a study body of nearly 1,400 students in grades 5-12 on 25 acres, at the foothills of the Santa Monica mountains, and minutes from the Pacific Ocean. OCS students are encouraged to develop their potential in academics, arts and athletics in the context of a Christian education and a biblical worldview. The formation of spiritual leadership, empathy, and a global world view are fostered through numerous mission and education trips, student leadership councils and many community service opportunities.

OCS seeks a talented and highly experienced senior leader to serve as its Chief Development Officer (CDO). The CDO is responsible for leading the development function for the school, including establishing and implementing OCS’s overall fundraising strategy and ensuring the achievement of annual goals and objectives; preparing the overall development plan, designing, implementing and managing fundraising initiatives and major gifts programs, and ensuring the development of an effective annual fund, parent volunteer and alumni relations program. Reporting to the Head of School, the CDO is an important member of the senior leadership team. This position is an incredible opportunity for a distinguished professional to advance the strategic priorities of a well-respected and highly visible school that is on the rise.

The following pages provide information about the CDO position as well as Oaks Christian’s history, mission, key programs, and future plans. Higher Talent, Inc. is pleased to discuss this exciting opportunity with highly qualified professionals who seek career advancement and the opportunity to play a pivotal role in helping a highly regarded independent school engage its stakeholders and enhance its reputation.

Executive Director
Cancer Support Community Valley/Ventura/Santa Barbara
Westlake Village, CA Jul. 31, 2018 Learn more & apply
Description:

Celebrating nearly three decades of providing support, education and hope to people fighting cancer and their families, the Cancer Support Community Valley/Ventura/Santa Barbara (VVSB) located in Westlake Village, California, has an immediate opening for a dynamic and forward-thinking Executive Director.
Cancer Support Community VVSB is an independently governed and funded non-profit organization and an affiliate of the Cancer Support Community. As Executive Director you will be leading a team that serves approximately 3,000 adults, children and teens affected by cancer each year with programs throughout Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties, and the West San Fernando Valley.
General Overview/Scope of Executive Director Role & Responsibilities
• Creates and executes a comprehensive resource development plan in collaboration
with the Development Director and Resource Committee of the Board of Directors to
provide effective financial planning and operational budgeting/management to ensure
fiscal integrity.
• Develops and implements the strategic plan for operations in collaboration with the Board of Directors.
• Fosters a sense of community that ripples throughout all aspects of our service area.
• Builds and executes a robust and dynamic outreach and relationship-building program that attracts, donors, members, volunteers and community involvement.
• Provides broad oversight and general direction to the Development Director, Clinical & Program Director, and Office Manager to support the business activities of the organization in concert with its mission and goals.
• Promotes a collaborative, positive and safe work environment for employees and volunteers.

**Full posting and instructions: https://www.indeed.com/jobs?q=executive%20director&l=Westlake%20Village,%20CA&vjk=2c923443f8382852

Marketing and Partnership Associate
School on Wheels, Inc.
Ventura, CA Jul. 26, 2018 Aug. 30, 2018
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Description:

We are seeking a creative, enthusiastic, and socially conscious individual to join our marketing team. The ideal candidate will use their 4+ years of marketing experience and creative talents to increase our reach across all aspects of its promotion, development, digital media, fundraising efforts to attract new volunteers, donors and partnerships, as well as retaining and deepening relationships with existing donors, partners and volunteers.
Key Skills:
Planning
Experienced in developing, building, implementing and executing a strategic marketing plan across different channels.

Creativity
Proven ability to share and engage imaginative new ideas and make connections with internal and external constituents to increase visibility.

Problem solving
Strong problem-solving ability, including metrics-driven thinking.
Writing
Competent creative writer with an eye for great stories, emails, thank you acknowledgments and social media content.
Donor Relations
Experience managing relationships with prospective and existing donors in all aspects of the gift cycle.
Communication
Excellent communicator with experience engaging media, writing news releases and hosting community events. Comfortable presenting to a crowd or audience as well as being interviewed on camera.
Branding
Understands the importance of using photographs and images to tell a story and has a proven track record of creating visual content.
Partnerships
Maintains relationships with existing partners while generating leads and opening conversations with new partners. Proven knowledge of creating and implementing realistic project plans and timelines with the ability to identify best practices and incorporate new ideas for partnership building. Experience developing and tracking measures of success and suggesting changes to improve partnership programs.

Museum Education Assistant
Museum of Ventura County
Ventura, CA Jul. 26, 2018
Description:

Job Title: Education Assistant
Department: Education
Effective Date: TBD
Status: Unrepresented, non-exempt, part-time

To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter explaining how your experiences and education meet the minimum position requirements. Documents must be in Microsoft Word or PDF.

Please note that applications that are not in these formats will be considered incomplete. Email cover letter and resume to dsindelar@venturamuseum.org

Program Summary: The Education Assistant is a part-time (20 - 24 hours per week) hourly position and provides program and administrative support for the Museum of Ventura County’s growing education programs. This position supports education at both museum locations in Ventura and Santa Paula.

Working Conditions: Typical museum environment to include: extended periods of working at a desk,including use of a computer; interacting with the public on a daily basis, including special events; occasional lifting of heavy objects; occasional ladder climbing; occasional operation of power tools. The position will require work to be performed at both museum locations in Ventura and Santa Paula. There may be occasional travel to school sites for outreach.

Reports to: Education Coordinator
Supervises: None
General Responsibilities: The Education Assistant is responsible for leading school tours, scheduling docents/volunteers for education tours, and assisting with data collection, schedules, calendars, and curriculum related to museum education.


Representative Tasks and Major Responsibilities:
• Lead education tours
• Set-up and breakdown for education tours
• Host Free First Sundays, set -up, docent/volunteer scheduling, assist guest artists
• Schedule docents/volunteers for tours and keep the tour sign-up calendar
• Email tour reminders to teachers prior to tour
• Email docents/volunteers prior to tour
• Assist with administrative paperwork, data collection, scheduling for the education program, and providing a monthly report
• Care for and organize teaching tools related to education programs
• Maintain clean and organized education storage, education office, and education materials
• Make sure interactive areas of the museum are in proper order after tours
• Re-stock education materials as needed in interactive museum areas

Minimum Position Requirements:
• Two years of higher education preferred
• Previous experience teaching and working with children
• Ability to understand, identify and appropriately respond to a diverse audience that includes students, families, and other life-learners
• Ability to forge and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of stakeholders, especially those related to education
• Ability to teach, train, and/or interpret information and communicate effectively with a wide variety of audiences
• Ability to work well with diverse personalities and varying levels of knowledge/experience.
• Intermediate knowledge of MS software, desktop publishing, and Internet use.
• Ability to organize efficiently and work independently
• Must be able to multi-task and prioritize
• Must have strong communication skills
• Genuine enthusiasm for the services and mission of the Museum of Ventura County

Program Director (Part-Time)
Workforce Education Coalition
Simi Valley, CA Jul. 25, 2018
Description:

Program Director

Part time salary

Hours: 20 hours week

 

The Workforce Education Coalition (“WEC”) is a Ventura County based 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with the mission is to build tomorrow’s workforce today through business driven programs and partnerships. The WEC is Ventura County’s only business facing nonprofit in the workforce development arena.  Its programs provide businesses with the opportunity to interface with educational policymakers regarding their hiring needs and also give students and teachers industry immersion opportunities.

 

Role Summary: The Program Director will work closely with the Executive Director in day to day operations, plans for growth, and coordinate WEC programs.   Successful candidates must have strong interpersonal skills and be comfortable speaking in professional settings with WEC industry partners and board members.  Other tasks include computer graphics, maintaining an online presence, and general administrative needs.

 

Key Responsibilities:

-       Website updates

-       Social media updates

-       Newsletter layout

-       Maintenance of mailing list/ Google docs/table tents

-       Take and transcribe Guild X and Board meeting minutes

-       Invite business partners to monthly Entrée to Employment dinner series, register partners, forward tickets, directions and thank you notes, and facilitate dinners as needed

-       Recruit businesses to donate retired computer equipment to Laptop Advantage program

-       Help Executive Director plan and implement programs

 

SKILLS:

-       Strong computer graphics skills

-       Organizational skills

-       Self-motivated, independent worker

-       Detail oriented

-       Strong written and oral communication skills

-       Ability to communicate in a professional manner

 

Program Manger Position Description:

 

The Program Manager will work from home but will be required to attend various meetings each month.  The Program Manager and the Executive Director will agree upon a work schedule.  The WEC is a small, dynamic organization and job responsibilities may vary from those described below:

 

Part 1 - Computer responsibilities: The Program Director will be responsible for website updates, social media and business spotlight video posts to the website, newsletter layout and production, maintenance of Google docs, creation of program docs, plus updating mailing lists and table tents.  

 

Part 2 – Guild X Movement: attend meetings (twice a month), take and transcribe minutes, greet participants, manage AV, order coffee, maintain and update member lists. 

 

Part 3 - Board meetings: attend meetings (once a month), take and transcribe minutes report on projects as necessary.

 

Part  4 - Entree to Employment: Invite business partners, register partners, forward tickets, directions, interface with  dinner facility and thank you notes plus facilitate dinners as needed.

 

Part 5 - Laptop Advantage: As time permits, recruit businesses to donate retired equipment to support Digital Equity Scholarship program. 

 

 

How to Apply:

Please submit a cover letter and resume in PDF or Word format via email to M.Jacobsen@WorkforceEC.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

 

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Program Manager
Habitat for Humanity of Ventura County
Ventura County Jul. 18, 2018 Aug. 16, 2018
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Description:

Reports to: Chief Executive Officer Position: Full-time/hourly
Hours: 40 hours/week

Habitat for Humanity of Ventura County (HFHVC) is a leader in supporting the need for affordable housing having built 70 affordable homes and repaired or renovated over 300 houses over the past 30 years. HFHVC has the opportunity to support more families in Ventura County, CA through increased building of new affordable homes, expanding our critical home repair program and providing neighborhood revitalization programs. 

Role Summary:

The Program Manager will support the Site Supervisor in all aspects of providing services to families requesting home repairs through our Habitat Home Repair program. This includes responsibility for communicating with prospective program recipients, maintaining records, and providing support for other aspects of the program.

Key responsibilities:

  •   Promote HFHVC’s Home Repair program in the community. Join coalitions and networks that support HFHVC’s mission to provide critical home repairs to elderly, veteran and disabled homeowners.

  •   Manage correspondence with all prospective program recipients including initial inquiries, contracts for support and closure documents.

  •   Screen applicants and ensure all recipient files are fully compliant with required documentation and support.

  •   Work closely with the HFHVC home repair construction team on project planning, document preparation, coordinate materials, subcontractors, and coordination with the program recipients.

  •   Be knowledgeable of all Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI) requirements and opportunities for family services. Participate in HFHI networking opportunities.

  •   Lead the preparation of monthly reimbursement documents for several partner cities and the County of Ventura who fund a portion of HFHVC’s construction activities for low-income homeowners.

  •   Other duties as assigned.

Required – Bilingual in Spanish and English

Preferred Qualifications:

  •   Bachelor’s degree

  •   Passion for working with individuals of diverse populations and families in need.

  •   Ability to prioritize duties and deliver successful results.

  •   Must be able to work flexible days and hours.

  •   Excellent communication and organizational skills. The ability to manage multiple tasks and projects and provide direction to staff and volunteers to support required tasks.

  •   Excellent written and verbal communication skills. High level of customer service skills. Must be able to communicate in a professional, compelling, and knowledgeable manner.

  •   Ability to work constructively and productively with staff, the Board of Directors, and committees.

  •   Positive attitude & enjoys working in a team oriented environment. Team player.

  •   Establish and maintain cooperative relationships.

  •   Excellent computer skills including MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint. Quickbooks

    a plus. Must be comfortable learning new systems/software.

    Interested applicants

    Learn more about Habitat for Humanity of Ventura County at www.habitatventura.org. This position is based in Oxnard, CA.

    To apply, email the following to info@habitatventura.org. Please include “Program Manager - your last name” in the subject line. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

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Applications will be accepted through August 15, 2018 or until position is filled. Ideal start date for this position is September 1 or earlier. Candidates will be contacted for interviews on a rolling basis. No phone calls please. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Habitat for Humanity of Ventura County is an equal opportunity employer. 

 

 

Director of Place-based Initiative
First5 Ventura County
Ventura Jun. 7, 2018 Learn more & apply
Description:

Position Description

This position will be responsible for leading F5VC’s Prenatal to Three initiative. S/he will, after seeking extensive input from multiple stakeholders in Ventura County, develop and implement a plan for a comprehensive prenatal to age 3 early childhood systems and increase investments in and access to high quality services for infants, toddlers, and their families. Additionally, if awarded funding from the Pritzker Children’s Initiative, this position would also serve as a Pritzker Fellow and be part of a national cohort of nine exceptional individuals in other communities across the United States. As individuals and as a cohort, Pritzker Fellows will be connected, engaged, and informed PN-3 leaders, driving both their individual community initiatives and providing leadership within the nation.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Identify and organize stakeholders with a role in funding, promoting and providing high-quality early learning and development for children from birth to age three to leverage F5VC’s annual investment of $2.9 million for FY 2019-21 in place-based services.

  • Convene partnerships across stakeholder groups, including parents, providers, elected officials, business and faith leaders and others who collectively can identify and address needs.

  • Lead a community assessment process to identify community strengths which can be leveraged to address gaps in services.

  • Support the community in the development of actionable strategies and lead the implementation of the strategies.

  • Develop a budget and operating plan for a high quality PN-3 system, including funding mechanisms, to meet identified needs.

  • Work with organizational partners and community stakeholders to improve alignment of existing services for young children and their families.

  • Implement operating plan and manage changes to ensure project goals are achieved.

  • Produce accurate and timely reporting of the project’s status.

  • Represent First 5 Ventura County as required to promote the achievement of the organization’s mission and goals, particularly as it applies to the PN-3 NfL initiative, system change and capacity building. Make presentations as required.

  • Procure, manage, and/or supervise contractors, consultants, and/or staff as needed.

  • Other duties as required.

Qualifications

Bachelor degree or higher in early childhood, education, human development, public policy, public administration or a related field. 5 or more years of relevant experience in the following strongly desired:

  • Successfully convening diverse representatives and stakeholders to work collectively toward a common goal.

  • Managing and/or evaluating complex system building projects

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of and experience in early childhood programs, systems, and policy; preferably with a focus on infants, toddlers and family support.

  • Ability to work collaboratively and with diligence and integrity.

  • Leadership skills and experience, including managing teams, volunteer programs or community-based initiatives involving different disciplines, experiences and interests.

  • Experience collecting, analyzing, and using data to inform planning, implementation, and evaluation.

  • Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to issues of equity, diversity, and cultural competence in early childhood system building.

  • Excellent communications skills, including meeting facilitation and writing.

  • Experience developing and implementing complex strategic plans.

  • Experience with development of funding proposals.

  • Experience in project management and stakeholder engagement, convening, and meeting facilitation.

  • Ability to work well as a team member and independently while collaborating with others to achieve desired goals/results.

  • Handle and prioritize multiple activities with flexibility to respond to changing circumstances or priorities.

  • Set priorities and manage multiple projects and recommend an effective course of action.

  • Strong decision making skills with use of good judgement in recognizing scope of authority.

  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and the internet.

Work Environment

  • Ability to travel within the county, state and U.S., when required.

  • May require working some evenings and weekends.

  • Fast paced, changing, diverse and dynamic environment.

  • Work cohesively with the Commissioners, management team, staff, partners, outside vendors, etc.

  • Work is sometimes physical, requiring setting up for meetings, lifting or carrying cumbersome materials of up to 25 pounds, e.g. easels, flip charts, refreshments, brochures, etc.

  • Possession of a valid California Driver’s License and appropriate insurance.

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