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Executive Director Job Opening – CalCAPA

California Community Action Partnership Association

Sacramento, CA

Job announcement

Applications requested by August 18, 2020

General Description

The California Community Action Partnership Executive Director is the principle executive officer of a 501-c3 nonprofit antipoverty membership organization.

The Executive Director is responsible to a 9-member Board of Directors to implement the Association strategic plan and is the Association’s primary representative to external organizations.  In addition, the Executive Director is responsible for internal operations, the implementation and achievement of the Association mission and vision and will oversee a 3-5 person staff.

The Executive Director leads CalCAPA, which is a 501-c3 state association of California’s 60 Community Action Agencies, Allies and Supporters, united to help people and change lives.  CalCAPA is the statewide voice for Californian’s struggling with poverty and for the Community Action Network.

In addition to the primary duties associated with the 501-c3, the Executive Director also coordinates activities of the California Poverty Partnership, a 501-c4 advocacy organization that does not employ staff, and is CalCAPA’s representative on the Board of Directors of the Region IX Community Action Association.

See job announcement for additional information including compensation, specific duties, education and experience, required knowledge/skills/abilities, and other requirements.

To Apply

Email a PDF attachment of the following documents to executivedirectorsearch@calcapa.org:

  • Resume
  • List of 3 references;
  • A brief essay explaining why the applicant is interested in the position and how their leadership, vision and experience would benefit the association.  Format preferred: 11 Times New Roman or Calibri font at 11 and 1.5 line spacing.

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