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Written by Administrator | 16 June 2010

    BIG NEWS...
    TransitionGuides has transitioned! 

      
    

 


As of January 2, 2014, we have joined Raffa PC

 This change allows us to continue to offer and further develop our search, sustainability, succession, and transition services and to offer a broader range of services. Our team, our work, and our commitment to outstanding service remain the same. For more information contact Karen Schuler regarding CEO and Senior Executive Search (kschuler@raffa.com) and Tom Adams regarding Sustainability, Succession & Transition Planning Services (tadams@raffa.com) For now you can continue to access the TransitionGuides website at www.transitionguides.com.

Please visit the Raffa website at www.raffa.com  to learn about the comprehensive services and benefits offered to the nonprofit community.

From the practical back office solutions that keep organizations compliant, effective and efficient to the deeper strategies that create sustainability, Raffa provides the financial and management expertise as well as accounting, consulting, and technology services that help organizations deliver on their promise to the community. Experience the Raffa culture of corporate citizenship and community commitment, and learn how passion for professional excellence and for making a difference merge for the better good.
While you are there, sign up for the Raffa newsletter to receive our timely articles and learn about the firm’s free Learning Community events.

 From the practical back office solutions that keep organizations compliant, effective and efficient to the deeper strategies that create sustainability, Raffa provides the financial and management expertise as well as accounting, consulting, and technology services that help organizations deliver on their promise to the community. Experience the Raffa culture of corporate citizenship and community commitment, and learn how passion for professional excellence and for making a difference merge for the better good.  

While you are there, sign up for the Raffa newsletter to receive our timely articles and learn about the firm’s free Learning Community events.

 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 May 2014 10:07

Nonprofit Executive Searches

TransitionGuides is current conducting executive searches for the following positions:
    

 

Benedictine Programs and Services -bps
Director of Adult Services

Location: Ridgely, MD

Benedictine Programs and Services seeks a dynamic developmental disabilities professional to serve as its Director of Adult Services. This position offers the opportunity to build on the existing strengths and strategic direction of this highly respected nonprofit on Maryland’s eastern shore. As a member of the senior management team, reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Adult Services provides direction and leadership for the residential and vocational programs supporting adults with developmental disabilities.

The Director of Adult Services’ primary responsibility is to provide leadership to all of the aspects of the adult services program in Maryland and Delaware. S/he is responsible for the management and fiscal sustainability of the program and is charged with ensuring current and future success for residential and vocational services for adults with developmental disabilities served by the programs. CLICK HERE to read more.
 

 

The Center for Urban Families - Director of Programscfuf

Location: Baltimore, MD 

The Center for Urban Families (CFUF) seeks a highly experienced Director of Programs to manage, expand, and replicate the organization’s programs and ensure that the advancement of the four core program areas and national impact fulfill the goals outlined in CFUF’s Family Stability and Economic Success (FSES) Model. The position offers an exciting opportunity to expand the organization’s FSES model and deepen the organization’s standing as a national leader on issues related to family strengthening and workforce development.

Founded in 1999, CFUF strengthens urban communities by helping fathers and families achieve stability and economic success. As a pioneer in responsible fatherhood, family strengthening, and workforce development, CFUF’s programs seek to help clients fully exit poverty and sustain themselves and their families. CLICK HERE to read more.

 

 

The Children's Cancer Foundation - Executive Directorccf

Location: Owings Mills, MD

The Children’s Cancer Foundation, Inc. (CCF) seeks a dynamic, entrepreneurial professional to serve as its next Executive Director. This position offers the opportunity to build on the existing strengths of this highly respected nonprofit organization that is committed to raising funds for building facilities and for the research and treatment of cancers that affect children.

The Children’s Cancer Foundation raises funds and distributes grants to hospitals and researchers in the greater Baltimore and Washington, D.C. area. CCF is governed by a 22 member board and has an operating budget, based on revenue, of approximately $ 1M. There is currently one full time administrative staff member and one part-time event planner in addition to the Executive Director. CLICK HERE to read more.


 
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Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic     

Development - Executive Director

Location: Washington, DC

The Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development (CNHED) seeks an experienced, high energy leader with excellent fund raising, communication and management skills to lead this local membership association of organizations focusded on housing and ecomonic opportunities in Washington, DC.

CNHED leads nonprofit community development organizations in ensuring that residents with low and moderate incomes have housing and ecomonic opportunities in neighborhoods throughout the District of Columbia. A member-driven 501(c)(3) membership association that has nearly 140 members, CNHED is governed by a 16 member board of directors and has...CLICK HERE to read more.

  

 

Glacier National Park Conservancy-gnpc
Director of Development

Location: Columbia Falls, MT

The Glacier National Park Conservancy is seeking an entrepreneurial, energetic Director of Development to oversee all fundraising, development and Friends of Glacier activities and advance new initiatives to support the Conservancy’s strategic expansion.  The Glacier National Park Conservancy funds projects and programs that protect, preserve, and enhance the natural and cultural resources and the visitor experience of Glacier National Park. Based in Columbia Falls, the Conservancy is the philanthropic and outreach partner to Glacier National Park, providing strategic investment in preservation, education and research programs, and campaigns that engage visitors and supporters, sustaining Glacier’s heritage for generations to come. The Conservancy is governed by a 21-member national board of directors. The organization’s current budget is approximately $2.1M. The Conservancy is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit. Visit www.glacierconservancy.org for additional details and information.

Reporting to the President, the Director of Development works closely with the Board of Directors’ Development Committee and Glacier National Park’s leadership team to envision, develop, and implement... CLICK HERE to read more.

  
 

Green Door - Controllergreen

Location: Washington, DC

Green Door is seeking an experienced Controller to advance and lead the organization’s day-to-day financial operations.  The new Controller will serve as a leading member of the finance team, supporting Green Door’s mission to prepare women and men with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and other mental illnesses to work and live independently in the District of Columbia.

Green Door is recognized nationally as one of the most successful community-based mental health centers, helping over 1,900 men and women living with severe and persistent mental illness to lead independent and productive lives. Green Door is a 501(c)(3) organization governed by a 21-member board of directors. CLICK HERE to read more.
 

 

Housing Authority of Washington County - hawc

Executive Director

Location: Hagerstown, MD 

The Housing Authority of Washington County (HAWC) is seeking a highly qualified leader to continue the organization’s 35 year track record of excellence, create new affordable housing, provide additional services to existing residents, and insure that HAWC housing developments and residents contribute to the overall health of the community..

HAWC’s mission is to provide affordable housing solutions that protect children, seniors and persons with disabilities, while helping people help themselves.  HAWC provides quality subsidized affordable housing to Washington County (MD) residents through senior housing properties, scattered site single family homes, a rent-to-own program, and Section 8 housing vouchers.  Governed by a seven-person Board of Commissioners, HAWC is an independent arm of Washington County Government. CLICK HERE to read more.


 

Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington - jccgw

Accounts Payable Specialist

Location: Rockville, MD

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington is seeking an experienced Accounts Payable (AP) Specialist to support all of its day-to-day accounts payable functions.  The AP Specialist will serve as a member of the accounting team, supporting the JCCGW’s mission:  promoting and creating Jewish continuity, identity, and community in an atmosphere of warmth and meaning.

Headquartered in Rockville, MD, the JCCGW offers the community a wide range of programs including a preschool, summer camps, afterschool programs, a state-of-the-art fitness center, and programs and resources for individuals and families at every age.  The JCCGW is a non-sectarian 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with an annual budget of approximately $11 million and a staff of 300+. For additional information please visit the JCCGW website at www.jccgw.org

The JCCGW is adding this full-time position that will report to the Accounting Supervisor.  The AP Specialist will support all functions related to Accounts Payable...CLICK HERE to read more.
 

 

Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington -jccgw

Payroll Specialist

Location: Rockville, MD 

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington is seeking an experienced Payroll Specialist to support all of its day-to-day payroll functions.  The new Payroll Specialist will serve as a member of the accounting team, supporting the JCCGW’s mission:  promoting and creating Jewish continuity, identity, and community in an atmosphere of warmth and meaning.

Working with the CFO, Accounting Supervisor and other members of the accounting team, the Payroll Specialist will maintain the payroll database and manage communication with the payroll vendor; notify managers of change notices from payroll vendor and communicate effectively with managers to resolve discrepancies; schedule and implement timesheet reminder notifications to supervisors; ensure accurate processing and recording of direct deposits, payroll deductions, garnishments and other information in payroll system and review payroll entries in accounting software after each payroll processing cycle; create and run payroll reports; prepare payroll deduction reports for program fees to Registrar & Office assistant and reconcile health and dental benefits withheld; transmit 403(b) withholdings to vendors...CLICK HERE to read more.

 

  

Parks & People - President and CEOpp

Location: Baltimore, MD

Parks & People Foundation (Parks & People) seeks a dynamic, entrepreneurial professional to serve as its next President and Chief Executive (CEO). The volunteers and staff of Parks & People work to improve the environmental, physical and social health of Baltimore by creating a healthy environment and vibrant public recreation and parks system. The work happens through a unique collection of partnerships. Parks & People is creating real and sustainable change in Baltimore neighborhoods. Program areas include greening and watershed restoration programs, parks, youth sports, environmental education, and nature programs, after school programs, summer camps and research initiatives. Parks & People is governed by a 26 member board of directors and the organization’s operating budget is $6.1M with assets of $23.5M. There are 517 staff.  For more information, please visit:  www.parksandpeople.org.

The incoming CEO will inherit an organization with a strong track record of service, leadership excellence and collaboration, an excellent senior management team, a strong and dedicated board of directors and a unique business model. CLICK HERE to read more.


 

Turning Point Foundation - Executive Director

Location: Ventura Californiatpf20logo

Turning Point Foundation is seeking a proven leader with excellent communication, fundraising, and management skills who can guide this longstanding organization to the next phase of its growth and impact.

Turning Point Foundation is governed by an 11-member board of directors drawn from the Ventura County community. Turning Point’s current budget is $2.8 million and the organization has a support staff of 58.  A member of the California Association of Social Rehabilitation Agencies, Turning Point operates via a social rehabilitation model, anchoring its work with strong community-based mental health roots. Our founding Executive Director, Clyde Reynolds, will be retiring from the organization at the end of 2014.  CLICK HERE to read more.
 
 

Vital Healthcare Capital - vcap

Business Development Director

Location: New York, NY

Vital Healthcare Capital (V-Cap) is an emerging national community development financial institution supporting quality healthcare and good healthcare jobs in disadvantaged communities.  Based in New York City, V-Cap is poised to launch its operations at the beginning of 2014, and to grow to a $100 million loan fund over 5 years.  The Business Development Director (BDD) will be central to the organization’s success and growth.  This position represents a rare opportunity for a skilled credit professional to use his/her creativity, skills and experience to identify, source and develop innovative transactions, resulting in a high impact in this sector of major impact on the health, jobs, and well- being of disadvantaged communities in the U.S.

The Business Development Director will be responsible for building the pipeline for V-Cap products and services, including direct and brokered lending programs, working with potential borrowers to prepare financeable transactions, and developing relationships with potential borrowers and referral sources. CLICK HERE to read more.
 


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