Job Posting: Executive Director, Community Impact
- Job Posting: Executive Director, Community Impact
Community Impact (CI), a Bay Area non-profit organization, identifies,
plans and manages volunteer projects in which individuals, groups and
corporations can come together to improve our communities. Founded in
1988, and headquartered in Mountain View, CI offers a broad array of
opportunities to volunteer. Each year, CI works in partnership with more
than 180 local, non-profit organizations and schools to help fill unmet
needs. Since 1988, greater than 10,000 CI volunteers have contributed
more than 250,000 hours of service -- time that represents millions of
dollars of value to the community. CI is a member of the national
CityCares network. For additional information please view CI's website
The role of the Executive Director is to lead CI through its next phase
of organizational growth in partnership with a 10 member Board of
Directors, an energetic professional staff of 6 and teams of talented,
volunteer project leaders.
Leadership: Lead implementation of a shared vision for CI, working
closely with the Board, professional staff and key volunteers; identify
opportunities for growth and provide strategic direction toward
accomplishing the organization's goals.
Operations and Management: Oversee all aspects of CI's programs,
maintaining a strong, grass-roots team culture that values and
celebrates each participant. Hire, train, manage and review a
professional staff, using best practices to empower them to maximize
performance. Ensure compliance with all legal obligations.
Community Relations and Outreach: Represent and advocate for CI, act as
CI's primary spokesperson to potential volunteers, sponsors and
partners, and connect CI to other related volunteer initiatives. Manage
the public relations and perception of CI so that the broader community
increasingly understands its value and engages with CI.
Finance: Develop and manage an annual budget of approximately $500,000
monitoring the financial impact of programmatic decisions and allocating
Fundraising: Lead fundraising efforts, maintaining excellent
relationships with current funders and seeking out new sources of
income. Oversee CI's most significant, annual fundraising event -- CI
Day -- where corporations sponsor a serve-a-thon with volunteers
completing over thirty projects on one single day.
Technology: Advance and champion opportunities offered by new
technologies to link people, build relationships, foster community and
The preferred candidate will be a highly motivated, energetic
professional with experience managing both programs and people. This
individual should thrive in and enjoy building a results-oriented
environment. This strategic leader will bring the following experiences,
skills and knowledge:
· Demonstrated leadership as a strategic, pro-active and creative
thinker and decision-maker who can successfully guide implementation of
· Enthusiasm and dedication to inspire staff, volunteers and sponsors;
the ability to build consensus among large and diverse groups.
· Solid, demonstrated experience managing both programs and people with
· Track record in foundation, corporate and/or individual donor
· Financial management and oversight skills with demonstrated ability to
create and review budgets and organizational financial goals.
· Ability to prioritize, delegate and manage multiple tasks effectively.
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
· Demonstrated leadership in working with a board of directors.
· A minimum of five years applicable experience in either for-profit or
· A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree.
· Knowledge of Bay Area communities helpful but not required.
Depending on experience, Community Impact offers a competitive salary,
retirement benefits, health and dental insurance, flexible time off and
Interested individuals are invited to submit a letter of interest and
CI Executive Director Search
c/o Organizational Development
1100 Moraga Way, Suite 200
Moraga, CA 94556
While the position will remain open until filled, applicant information
is requested by March 15, 2002. For additional information, please call
Maridel Moulton (Search Manager/Organizational Development) at
Community Impact is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes
application from all qualified candidates.