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CenterLink – Director of YouthLink

Position: Director of YouthLink
Classification: Full-Time, Exempt
Date: December 12, 2022
Reports to: Chief Program Officer
Overview: The Director of YouthLink will be responsible for the technical assistance, networking, training, and capacity building activities of the YouthLink program and will supervise the YouthLink Manager responsible for managing YouthLink’s digital youth programs, imi.guide and Q Chat Space.

Job Description:

  • ●  Support the development of strong, sustainable youth programs at LGBT community centers through networking opportunities for youth program staff, peer-based technical assistance and training, and a variety of capacity building services.
  • ●  Provide technical assistance to newly forming youth programs
  • ●  Work with staff of youth programs to ensure that best practices and current research are applied to best meet the health and developmental needs of youth
  • ●  Connect LGBT community center youth programs with national resources
  • ●  Supervise YouthLink Manager in supporting strong and sustainable shared digital tools (Q Chat Space and imi.guide) for LGBTQ youth programs to provide support services to youth unable to come for in-person services
  • ●  Maintain an up-to-date national online resource portal of program examples, policies, and procedures
  • ●  Represent CenterLink and YouthLink at national conferences and meetings
  • ●  In collaboration with other staff, seek foundation, corporate, and individual funding to support YouthLink and youth programming
  • ●  Ensure that a database of youth centers, youth programs, and youth program staff is maintained
  • ●  Manage program outcomes and develop resources to maintain consistent and uninterrupted service offerings
  • ●  Collect data and complete program evaluation for grant records
  • ●  Develop and manage a budget for the YouthLink program with the support of finance staff
  • ●  Other duties as assigned Qualifications:

● Five to seven years of experience in program planning and development

  • ●  Experience in program planning and development of youth services including: services for unhoused youth, GED and/or continuing education, employment and career services, social and recreational programs, and mental health services
  • ●  Demonstrated ability in project management (planning, organizing, prioritizing work and follow- through) and team building skills
  • ●  Strong planning and organizational skills
  • ●  Excellent time management skills, attention to detail, and ability to manage multiple projects
  • ●  Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • ●  Ability to travel
  • ●  Experience doing public speaking and conducting trainings
  • ●  Proven leadership skills
  • ●  Demonstrated commitment to social justice, anti-oppression work, and LGBTQ rights
  • ●  Effective interpersonal skills in managing and interacting with diverse groups of stakeholders
  • ●  Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team, with people from a variety of races, ethnicities, socioeconomic backgrounds, gender identities, sexual orientations, educational levels, religions, genders, and ages
  • ●  Strong computer skills including web-based research, word processing, database management, email, and Microsoft Office programs Education:

● Master’s degree in social work, education, public health, counseling or similar field or equivalent work experience

Salary and Benefits:

The hiring range for this position has been established at $80,000 – $95,000 and is commensurate with skills and experience.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. CenterLink provides generous leave, health plans, life insurance, flex spending accounts, remote work expense stipend, and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line. In addition, this position allows for a flexible schedule and remote-work accommodation. We also commit to investing in and supporting our amazing people to grow their careers with us.

Location:

This position is a remote position.

How to Apply:

If you’re interested in joining our team, please submit the following via email with the subject line “Application for Director of YouthLink” to careers@LGBTcenters.org by January 22, 2023:

• A cover letter describing your interest in CenterLink

● Three to five years of increasingly responsible administrative experience including budget

development, at least one year of which shall have been in a supervisory capacity

o Include how your experience has prepared you for this role • Your resume

People of color and those who identify within the trans community are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

No calls or agencies, please.

CenterLink does not and shall not discriminate based on race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, gender identity, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients.

About CenterLink:

Mission: CenterLink strengthens, supports, and connects LGBTQ community centers.
Vision: CenterLink envisions flourishing LGBTQ centers that nurture thriving, healthy, safe communities.

CenterLink was founded in 1994 as a member-based coalition to support the development of strong, sustainable LGBTQ community centers. The organization plays an essential role in supporting the growth of LGBTQ centers and addressing the challenges they face, by helping them to improve their organizational and service delivery capacity and increase access to public resources. Based in Fort Lauderdale, FL, CenterLink works with other national organizations to advance the rights of LGBTQ individuals and to provide LGBTQ community centers with information and analysis of critical issues.

Serving over 300 LGBTQ community centers across the country in 46 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia, as well as centers in Canada, China, Mexico, Uganda, and Australia, CenterLink assists newly forming community centers and helps strengthen existing LGBTQ centers, through networking opportunities for center leaders, peer-based technical assistance and training, and a variety of capacity building services. We base our efforts on the belief that LGBTQ community centers are primary change agents in the national movement working toward the liberation and empowerment of LGBTQ people. Serving over 2 million people annually, they are the heart and soul of the LGBTQ movement and are vital to our current well-being and dreams for the future. Whether they provide direct services, educate the public or organize for social change, community centers work more closely with their LGBTQ constituency and engage more community leaders and decision-makers than any other LGBTQ network in the country.

A fundamental goal of our mission is to help build the capacity of centers to meet the social, cultural, health, and political advocacy needs of LGBTQ community members across the country. CenterLink also acts as a voice for LGBTQ community centers in national grassroots organizing, coalition building, and social activism in order to strengthen and build a unified center movement.

Institute for Community Leadership – Community Organizer/Leadership Coach

Direct link https://icleadership.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/Community-Organizer-Leadership-Coach.pdf

Community Organizer / Leadership Coach
Job Announcement
Full-Time
Based in Tacoma and Kent, Washington
Starting salary; $58,000 plus full medical and dental insurance and Simple IRA
The Institute for Community Leadership strengthens community, peace, and expands social
and economic justice by educating and preparing young people to become lifelong, active
participants in a robust, fair, and equitable democratic process. High school and college students
integrate into intensive study of nonviolence, social justice, and the science of organizing. Each
student engages in civic action that focuses on interracial, intergenerational, and multisector
movements and campaigns that advance social change.
● Learn from distinguished elected officials, civil rights luminaries, and local and national
leaders
● Create cultural exchanges to cities, towns, and Tribal Nations throughout the West Coast
and the nation
● Organize diverse leaders, educators, families and students
For more information, see our website www.icleadership.org, and watch a short
documentary video on our leadership initiative, Changing Ourselves through Being a Part
of the Solution.
Responsibilities: Position organizes parent, student and educator leadership and action.
Organizers build power with a focus on one-on-one recruiting, family orientations, and
developing community structures for long term policy influence. Collaborate with school
administrators and educators, civil rights and faith based leaders, community and tribal leaders,
parents and students. Family orientations, phone calling, organizing and attending community
events together with parents and students, popular education through organizing student
participation in weekly classes, local and state legislative advocacy, etc.
Requirements:
● Live in greater Tacoma area or South King County.
● A driver’s license, a car, automobile insurance on that vehicle, and cell phone.
● Work irregular hours, including evenings and weekends
● Capacity to travel. Expenses covered.
● Work with individuals and communities of races and ages different than one’s own
● Personal commitment to justice for working people
● Strong self-initiative and outgoing attitude
● Desire and willingness for personal transformation
● Excellent oral and written communication skills
● Ability to lift 10 pounds
Desirable Qualifications:● Experience with diverse communities. Bilingual or multilingual is an asset.
● Experience working on an electoral campaign, union organizing effort, legislative office,
or in a similar organizing environment is highly valued. For instance, as a political
organizer, legislative aid, labor rep, shop steward, or similar.
Located in Kent/Tacoma, Washington, the Institute for Community Leadership maintains
projects throughout the South Salish Sea area of Washington (South King/Pierce Counties) and
works with organizations in other states and nations. Position includes regular travel to throughout
the West Coast, occasional nationwide travel.
Salary, Benefits: Salary $58,000 a year comprehensive fully paid medical and dental benefits
for employee after one month, Simple IRA, and mileage reimbursement. Travel costs are
covered.
To apply: Send Cover Letter and Resume to info@icleadership.org. Please note, a cover letter is
required with your resume. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

Seattle Office of Arts & Culture – Lead Stage Tech

Seattle Office of Arts & Culture – Lead Stage Tech

Direct link https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/seattle/jobs/3814873/lead-stage-technician?department[0]=Office%20of%20Arts%20%26%20Culture&sort=PostingDate%7CDescending&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Position Description

The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) manages the city’s public art program, cultural partnerships grant programs, ARTS at King Street Station, the Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, and The Creative Advantage initiative in the effort to foster a city driven by creativity that provides the opportunity for everyone to engage in diverse arts and cultural experiences. In alignment with the City’s Race and Social Justice Initiative, we work to eliminate institutional racism in our programs, policies, and practices.
 
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute (LHPAI) is a historic landmark in the historical Central Area of Seattle. The space now serves as a community facility that may be rented for events and community programs. LHPAI partners with the non-profit LANGSTON to continue being a center for African American arts and culture in Seattle. It is also home to the Central District Forum for Arts & Ideas and The Historic Central Area Arts and Cultural District.
 
The Job:
We are seeking a well-rounded Lead Stage Technician to join our team at LHPAI! This is an important, customer-facing role that will ensure the success of events and rentals at LHPAI. You will serve as a subject matter expert and provide technical knowledge of stage preparation and stage equipment operation. You are adaptable and able to tailor staging needs of various types of events and provide exceptional customer service to meet the equipment and service needs of our clients. Job Responsibilities

Here is more of the work you will be doing: 

  • Providing thoughtful, prompt, and courteous customer service, communication, and consultations with LHPAI clients to determine how to meet their staging needs for indoor and the occasional outdoor events through lighting, audio, visual, and other components. 
  • Planning and directing activities of dispatched Intermittent Stage Technicians involved in setting up, running, and taking down of stage equipment and related show gear. Providing necessary training to stagehands.
  • Operating program lighting and sound boards, hanging lights, setting up mics and speakers, preparing and using cue sheets, operating a computer, a lift, projector, and maintaining marquee signage, and other equipment as needed.
  • Connecting electrical switchboards to house service panel. 
  • Purchasing equipment and supplies and maintaining an up-to-date inventory.
  • Repairing and maintaining stage equipment including lights, ropes, wire cables, microphones, computer boards, dimmers, seating, and more.
  • Checking facilities and equipment for possible hazards to the public, performers, or employees. 
  • Delivering and installing portable staging including pianos, lecterns, music stands, signage, electrical lamps, cables, rigging materials; install and maintain marquee signage, check safety of stages, seating, steps, and other components. 
  • Designing and constructing special stage sets and equipment and doing stage scenery carpentry work. 
  • Communicating and coordinating closely with the LHPAI Facilities Coordinator and Events Rental Coordinator to meet the needs of clients.
  • Perform other related duties of a comparable level/type as assigned.

You will be prepared for this role if you have the following:

  • Commitment to racial equity and social justice principles in your decision making and professional practice. 
  • Comfort and experience working closely with African American and other diverse communities and customers of all backgrounds, including LGBTQ+ and those of diverse abilities.
  • Experience working in a customer service environment with a commitment to providing excellent customer service.
  • Ability to communicate respectfully and clearly.
  • Ability to de-escalate and resolve charged issues tactfully with members of the public in accordance with LHPAI policy.
  • Knowledge of industry safety standards.
  • Ability to efficiently use Microsoft 365 Suite (Outlook, Teams, Word, and Excel). 
  • Ability to operate: Mac computer, ETC Element light board, Behringer X32 sound board.

Please note this job advertisement is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Qualifications

Requires a minimum of two years’ experience in stage preparation and stage equipment operation for a variety of theatrical productions (or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class).
 
Work Environment/Physical Demands:

  • Work nights, evenings, weekends, holidays and/or irregular hours.
  • Stand, walk, or bend for extended periods of time.
  • Frequently lift objects in excess of 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to maneuver safely and work on ladders and catwalks
  • Required to handle or work with/around toxic or potentially hazardous substances, and high voltage. 
  • May be exposed to hostile clients or crowds.
  • Ability to drive 9 passenger van.

License: Current Washington State driver’s license by time of hire is required. Additional Information

Work schedule is expected to be Tuesday through Saturday from 9:00am to 5:30 pm. However, it’s a highly variable work schedule which is subject to work-week adjustments to work nights, evenings, and holidays dependent on client events and needs.

This is a represented position covered by a collective bargaining agreement between IATSE Local 15 and the City of Seattle. This is an overtime eligible position.
 
To Apply: To be considered for this position, please submit a resume in addition to your completed application online at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/seattle/ by Tuesday, January 3, 2023 by 4:00 PM PST

Who May Apply: This position is open to all candidates that meet the minimum qualifications. The City of Seattle values diverse perspectives and life experiences. Applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity. The Department encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with diverse life experiences.

This hiring process involves a background check of conviction and arrest records in compliance with Seattle’s Fair Chance Employment OrdinanceSMC 14.17. Applicants will be provided an opportunity to explain or correct background information. A driving history review may be conducted in compliance with SMC 4.79.020.

Due to the tasks associated with this role, you will be required to successfully pass a pre-employment physical.

COVID 19 Vaccination Mandate: All City of Seattle employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If selected, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination prior to your start date. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a two-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine. Employees may make requests for a reasonable accommodation based on a medical disability or for sincerely held religious beliefs. Philosophical, political, scientific, or sociological objections to vaccination will not be considered for an exemption or accommodation.
 
If you have questions, please contact Nicolette Hornbeck at Nicolette.Hornbeck@seattle.gov

NHBS-Seattle (PITCH Study)

NHBS-Seattle (PITCH Study) is re-launching its Project FIRST cycle in the upcoming year, and we’re looking for a Field Coordinator to assist us in our efforts.

Direct link: https://agency.governmentjobs.com/kingcounty/job_bulletin.cfm?JobID=3784309

Brief description:

The project is designed to monitor the trends of sexual and drug-use behaviors, HIV testing history, and HIV prevalence in populations that may be at increased risk for HIV. Our aim for the survey locally is to work closely with the community to meet national objectives while also ensuring this project positively impacts the long-term health and well-being of transgender women in King and Snohomish Counties.
 
This position will work in the HIV/STD Program conducting various project coordination activities to support the work of Project FIRST across King and Snohomish Counties. The primary focus of this position will be on the NHBS-TRANS survey with the potential to work on other ongoing NHBS surveys. This position will work at 20-40 hours per week collaborating with the Project/Assessments Coordinator and Data Manager for NHBS in collecting data for the ongoing formative assessment and preparing for and managing survey data collection. Examples include assisting with coordinating, collecting and summarizing data for assessment and evaluation activities; leading field office activities; planning and coordinating special events; engaging with the community to ensure the successful implementation of the project in a respectful way that minimizes barriers to participation; administering the project survey; HIV testing and counseling; and may include STI and HEP testing; additional duties as assigned by the Project/Assessment Coordinator; and potentially assisting with dissemination of the information collected after analysis is complete.

The project is designed to monitor the trends of sexual and drug-use behaviors, HIV testing history, and HIV prevalence in populations that may be at increased risk for HIV. Our aim for the survey locally is to work closely with the community to meet national objectives while also ensuring this project positively impacts the long-term health and well-being of transgender women in King and Snohomish Counties.
 
This position will work in the HIV/STD Program conducting various project coordination activities to support the work of Project FIRST across King and Snohomish Counties. The primary focus of this position will be on the NHBS-TRANS survey with the potential to work on other ongoing NHBS surveys. This position will work at 20-40 hours per week collaborating with the Project/Assessments Coordinator and Data Manager for NHBS in collecting data for the ongoing formative assessment and preparing for and managing survey data collection. Examples include assisting with coordinating, collecting and summarizing data for assessment and evaluation activities; leading field office activities; planning and coordinating special events; engaging with the community to ensure the successful implementation of the project in a respectful way that minimizes barriers to participation; administering the project survey; HIV testing and counseling; and may include STI and HEP testing; additional duties as assigned by the Project/Assessment Coordinator; and potentially assisting with dissemination of the information collected after analysis is complete.

Pride Foundation – Director of Programs

Direct Link https://pridefoundation.org/about-us/work-with-us/director-of-programs/

About the Opportunity

Pride Foundation seeks an experienced professional and embedded community leader to lead our programmatic work. The Director of Programs (DOP) is a critical member of our leadership team who manages and implements our community grants, scholarships, and other key initiatives. This person brings a strong background and analysis in program design and implementation, has a deep understanding of philanthropy and grantmaking, and is experienced in working with QTBIPOC communities and ensuring intersectional racial justice is in every aspect of programs and across organizational systems.

The DOP will support ongoing shifts in our approach to our programmatic work to be more responsive to regionally diverse community needs and opportunities, accountable to racial justice values and practices, to develop and refine our theory of change, and to more effectively utilize the breadth of Pride Foundation’s resources and capacities to bring about change for LGBTQ+ communities. As part of the key responsibilities of this position, the DOP will evaluate programmatic changes that have recently been made and lead the process to evaluate, research, develop, and implement further programmatic changes.

The DOP reports to the CEO, serves on Pride Foundation’s Leadership Team, and leads a departmental team of four staff members. This is a full time, exempt position. Flexibility to work some evenings, weekends, and occasional travel are necessary. This position is currently remote, and candidates should live in, or be willing to relocate to, one of the five Northwest states Pride Foundation serves. Staff members in the greater Puget Sound region have the option to work out of our headquarters office in Seattle as conditions of the pandemic make in-person work safe.

About Pride Foundation

Pride Foundation fuels transformational movements to advance equity and justice for LGBTQ+ people in all communities across the Northwest. We envision a world in which all LGBTQ+ people live safely and openly as our whole selves in the communities we call home.

Founded in 1985, we are the only LGBTQ+ community foundation in the Northwest, and have invested more than $72 million in nonprofit organizations, local leaders, and student scholars through our grants, scholarships, and initiatives. We work in the Northwest states of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington. Pride Foundation has an operating budget of more than $5 million and 15 full-time employees, 5 of whom are fully remote and 10 who are currently remote, but previously worked at our headquarters in Seattle, WA.  Pride Foundation is governed by a Board of Directors with 22 members from across the five-state region with diverse professional and lived experiences.

As an organization and as individuals, we are committed to anti-racism, and strive to center racial equity and justice throughout our organization and all aspects of our programmatic work. Together, we are intentionally and actively building an internal culture that reflects this commitment, and an organization where our team members can thrive. All team members are a part of this work and are active participants in building our culture. Read more about the work culture we are building here and our 4 day work weeks here.

Primary Responsibilities

The Director of Programs (DOP) provides strategic vision and leadership for Pride Foundation’s programmatic efforts throughout the Northwest. The DOP will manage and provide strategic guidance for all of our resource programs: grantmaking (currently invested through three connected strategies/initiatives) and our scholarships. The DOP builds cross-departmental strategies with our Community Engagement department, Community Advocacy, Research, and Education department, and CEO to create more cohesive and integrated organizational strategy.

The Director of Programs brings a creative, innovative, and thoughtful approach to program development while prioritizing Pride Foundation’s values, priorities, and commitment to social justice philanthropy.

The DOP manages our Programs Team, comprised of our two Grants Program Officers, Scholarships Program Officer, and Programs Operations Manager.

Strategy Development (40%)

  • Vision and collaboratively lead strategic development of all scholarship and grantmaking programs, including evaluation, research, and program design to be aligned with Pride Foundation’s values, trust-based principles, and deepening meaningful community participation by sharing and shifting power.
  • Build and implement cross-departmental strategies that increase resourcing of programmatic efforts and integration of organizational efforts.
  • Vision and collaboratively lead new efforts to support community resourcing and organizational impact, which might include things like: new initiatives, convenings, technical support (“support beyond the check”), or leadership development.
  • Track best practices for philanthropic efforts and emerging trends and developments and integrate them into programmatic strategy.

Strategic Partnerships (20%)

  • Work with the CEO to develop philanthropic partnerships that increase support for LGBTQ+ communities (e.g., collaborative initiatives, philanthropic advocacy).
  • Work with Community Advocacy, Research, and Education department to build cross-departmental, integrated advocacy and grantmaking strategies.
  • Work with Community Engagement department to build integrated community resourcing strategies.
  • Participate in, lead, and facilitate conference sessions, coalitions, committees, collaboratives, and other efforts with community and philanthropic partners.

Programmatic Implementation (15%)

  • Work with the Programs Team to support all programmatic activities, policies, and practices as needed to implement.
  • Bring a vision for long-term transformational change focused on dismantling systems of oppression to the evaluation and implementation of programmatic changes and lead the process to evaluate, research, develop, and implement further programmatic changes with the Programs Team.
  • Collaborate with CEO and Director of Community Engagement to provide guidance and support for the growth of the Scholarship Fundholder and Donor Advised Fundholder Programs.
  • Develop and manage departmental workplans and budgets.

Internal Leadership (15%)

  • Manage and coach Programs Team members to implement Pride Foundation’s programs in a values-aligned way that emphasizes mutual trust, support, autonomy, and commitment to supporting the leadership of team members.
  • Serve as a member of Pride Foundation’s Leadership Team, guiding the organization’s broader strategic vision and culture.
  • Actively contribute to creating a model of leadership that intentionally disrupts a traditional style of leadership grounded in white, heteropatriarchal ways of operating.
  • Collaboratively lead internal work to ensure a deep understanding across the organization and individual team members of our programmatic priorities, approach, and how it connects to the work we do throughout the organization.

Organizational Culture and Racial Justice (10%)

  • Understand and integrate racial justice into individual and team workplans, and broader strategic planning efforts.
  • Commit to personal growth, learning, and transformation, taking initiative to expand your understanding of racial justice and related principles, issues, and practice and how they apply to your and our work.
  • Meaningfully participate in caucus groups, organizational learning sessions, and other opportunities to shape our organizational culture.
  • Work to acknowledge, address, and eliminate individual, institutional, and structural racism and its intersections with other forms of oppression in your and our work.
  • Actively participate in evolving the organizational culture at Pride Foundation to be mission-focused, inclusive, values-aligned, and community-centered.
  • Grow and apply the skills and practices needed to create an inclusive organizational culture including (but not limited to): clear and kind communication, giving and receiving feedback, mutual accountability, and self-care and boundaries.
  • Contribute to developing a collaborative culture at Pride Foundation that underscores the interdependence of all of our work.

Qualifications: Skills and Experience

The ideal candidate will have a mix of these skills, experiences, and competencies gained through paid and unpaid experiences.

  • Commitment to Pride Foundation’s mission and to building a racially just, equitable, and inclusive culture through all levels of the organization.
  • Experience working with LGBTQ+ BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) and communities disproportionately targeted by injustice, including non-binary and Two Spirit communities, indigenous communities and tribal nations, immigrant communities, rural communities, and others.
  • Understanding and experience working on issues related to intersectional social justice (including racial, LGBTQ+, gender, disability, economic, and/or reproductive justice).
  • Exceptional strategic thinking and creative skills to support the development of new models and structures to better support LGBTQ+ BIPOC communities.
  • Experience in program management, design, and implementation meant for supporting and resourcing QTBIPOC communities.
  • Experience in managing and coaching diverse staff and teams toward achieving strategic goals and developing organizational culture.
  • Experience in grantmaking, community organizing, or related work.
  • Experience with and understanding of philanthropy and grantmaking practices.
  • Strong leadership, facilitation, and collaborative management skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate and work as part of a team.
  • Outstanding organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to manage multiple deadlines and priorities.
  • Passion, a strong work ethic, and self-motivated drive.

While not required, these are additional skills and experiences we are looking for in candidates:

  • Experience working in philanthropy, particularly in leading and implementing trust-based, participatory approaches to programmatic investments.
  • Experience working with communities in the geographical region of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington, and/or across rural, small town, and urban areas.

Salary and Benefits

Pride Foundation determines its staff salaries using the Washington Nonprofit Wage & Benefit Annual Survey. Each salary is based on the average of similar positions in organizations of comparable size and are competitive for the field. For this position, the salary range is $95,000-$105,000, depending on experience.

Excellent employer-paid benefits: medical (includes coverage of gender-confirming health services and procedures), dental, and vision coverage along with disability insurance, employer retirement account contribution, and option for employee to invest in an individual retirement account.

Pride Foundation has a 4-day, 32-hour work week, with the option for this position to be entirely remote (either set up to work from home or in co-working space), or to be based out of the Seattle headquarters. Candidates must reside within the 5-state region we work in, or be willing to relocate to the region.

To Apply

Pride Foundation is a proud equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive work environment and to building a team that reflects the rich diversity of our community. People of color, people with disabilities, and people of diverse sexual orientations, gender expressions and identities who are underrepresented in the field of philanthropy are encouraged to apply.

Send letter of interest and resume to: jobs@pridefoundation.org

In your letter of interest, please make it a point to address the skills and experiences you bring to this role, as outlined above. We also ask you to specifically address:

  • Your commitment to Pride Foundation’s work and mission
  • Why you are interested in this role in particular
  • How your lived and professional experience would make you successful in this role

Priority will be given to candidates who submit their applications by November 27, 2022. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, though applications submitted after the deadline will be considered on a case-by-case basis. The position will be filled as soon as the appropriate candidate is found, as the position is available immediately.

For more information about Pride Foundation, please visit our website: www.pridefoundation.org.

Click here for a downloadable PDF version of this position description.

GenPride – Executive Director

Direct link https://genpride.bamboohr.com/careers/21

Are you a visionary nonprofit leader who is eager to advance an LGBTQIA+ older adult organization in terms of equity, capability, process and impact?  Combining inspirational leadership and proven management abilities, are you someone who can drive organizational success and empower high performing teams? Can you inspire innovation and ensure that the organization is continually well equipped to advance its mission through your abilities as a fiscal manager, fundraising lead, community connector and an implementer of strategic priorities?   

GenPride is the premier non-profit organization serving the LGBTQIA+ elder community in Seattle and King County. At GenPride we advocate for the unique needs of older LGBTQIA+ adults, offer innovative programs and services that promote wellbeing and prevent social isolation, cultivate belonging through community connection, and work to eliminate discrimination in all its forms.   

GenPride is on the cusp of expanding our reach and amplifying our impact, from the opening of Pride Place, the first income-qualifying housing for LGBTQIA+ seniors in collaboration with Community Roots Housing, to the new and expanded GenPride Senior Community Center located on the ground floor of Pride Place in the heart of Capitol Hill in Seattle.   

Required Minimum Qualifications: 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Education/Experience 

  • A BA in non-profit management, business, or a related field is required (or a combination of education, lived experience and measurable performance which demonstrates the capability to perform the duties of this position will be considered). 
  • 5+ years of professional experience that includes senior leadership, i.e., executive director or other senior-level position at a social impact organization. Prior non-profit experience preferred.  
  • Outstanding organization and leadership skills and experience, including the ability to recruit, hire, coach and retain a diverse staff and develop high-performance teams.  
  • Proven success with creating an organizational culture that is equity-oriented and anti-racist, and values the importance of intersectionality, belonging and respecting differences.   
  • Significant fundraising, board development, marketing, and fiscal management a must.  
  • A working knowledge of the developments and trends in the field of aging and the needs of LGBTQ+ elders.  

Additional Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience developing, implementing, and achieving strategic objectives; and in-depth knowledge of non-profit governance principles and managerial best practices.  
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills; and the ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people  
  • Outstanding presentation and communication skills and the experience and enthusiasm to be an outgoing spokesperson, relationship builder, and fundraiser  
  • Strong marketing, public relations experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders s  
  • Past success working with a Board of Directors with the ability to cultivate existing board member relationships  
  • Proficiency with 365 Microsoft Office Suite. 

Salary range: $110,000-$125,000 Commensurate on Experience 

Please respond with a cover letter and resume. Applications will begin to be reviewed on December 5, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. 

We value diversity in background and experience and believe this creates a more vibrant and engaged workplace. We believe our people make all the difference in cultivating an inclusive, down-to-earth culture that welcomes ideas, encourages innovation, and values belonging. We are committed to creating an equity-minded organization and encourage people from underrepresented communities to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.