Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Los Angeles, California 90004
Commensurate with Experience
May 16, 2019
Jun 13, 2019
Focus Areas
Human Services
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Willingness to Travel
25 - 50%
Experience Level

Extraordinary Families is a licensed Foster Family and Adoption Agency (FFA) with 25 years of expertise in serving children and youth involved in and affected by Los Angeles County's child welfare system.  With an annual budget of $3.8 million, of which $1.1 million is secured through direct fundraising, the mission of Extraordinary Families is to help children and youth in foster care have the childhoods and futures they rightfully deserve.  Extraordinary Families recruits, trains, approves, and provides clinical support to resource families who play an unparalleled role in meeting children's physical, emotional, and developmental needs during their time in care.  Our Unlimited Possibilities for Youth (UP4Youth) Program serves transition aged youth with comprehensive employment service, educational planning and support, coordination of vital resources, and one-on-one mentoring to help them become self-sufficient, thriving adults.  

Overseen by a Board of Directors, the CEO will lead this committed organization into the future focused on growing the scale, quality, and sustainability of its impact. The CEO will act as the accountable executive, with key duties including financial management, fundraising, marketing, and community outreach.   The CEO oversees and guides a team of 26 staff in the provision of affirming and supporting services to all, including LGBTQ youth and families, maintaining the status as a Recognized Leader with the Human Rights Campaign - All Children All Families. 

The ideal candidate for this position is charismatic, a dynamic fundraiser, passionate about child welfare, policy and advocacy.

Annual Total Compensation:  Commensurate with experience

How to apply: Interested candidates should email resume and cover letter to ExFamCEO[at] with CEO in the subject line.

Extraordinary Families is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability,marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  Extraordinary Families believes that diversity and inclusion among our team is critical to our success, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.  

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