Chief Executive Officer
- Degree Level
OUR HOUSE Grief Support Center seeks an empathetic, inspirational and caring leader with demonstrated success in team leadership and fundraising as its next CEO/Executive Director. Since 1993, OUR HOUSE has helped thousands of children, teens, and adults as they embark upon their journeys to hope and healing. With a mission to provide the community with grief support services, the nonprofit organization creates a warm environment of safety and comfort in which grieving members of the community find the support they need from others who have also experienced the death of someone close. OUR HOUSE also offers grief support groups in local schools helping grieving children in low-income, underserved areas of Los Angeles County. Additionally, OUR HOUSE is a leading provider of grief education, offering workshops, seminars, and in-service training to mental health and medical professionals, clergy, educators, and other members of the community who interact with bereaved families. The OUR HOUSE grief education program is part of the curricula for students at USC, UCLA and the American Jewish University. For more information, please visit www.ourhouse-grief.org.
The CEO/Executive Director is responsible for the agency’s consistent achievement of its grief support mission, strategic goals, and fund development/financial objectives, helping to maintain the agency’s excellent reputation. This person supervises and empowers the agency’s leadership team of four directors and assists the Board in fulfilling its governance functions, ensuring that all Board members, staff, volunteers, and donors are working to achieve a common vision and purpose. Reporting to the Chair of the Board of Directors, the CEO/Executive Director supports the agency’s entrepreneurial, nimble, and collaborative style and oversees an annual budget of approximately $2.8 million and a total staff of 24. The CEO/Executive Director will have at least seven to ten years of relevant senior level leadership experience. Although it is preferable that candidates come with a background in nonprofit management, it is possible that candidates may come from another sector and demonstrate a strong passion or personal connection to the mission of OUR HOUSE. Demonstrated successful experience with fundraising is essential. The successful candidate will articulate a strong commitment to and understanding of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, will possess a high level of cultural competence and effectively incorporate DEI into all aspects of their work. A Bachelor’s degree is required. An advanced degree in related fields of study such as Social Work, Nonprofit Management, Busines, Public Administration, or Public Health would be preferred. Annual salary range is $140,000 to $150,000 depending on experience, plus comprehensive benefits.
OUR HOUSE Grief Support Center has retained Morris & Berger to conduct the CEO/Executive Director search. The full position description can be viewed on their website. To apply , please submit application, including resume and a letter of interest, in confidence to Morris & Berger through their website: http://morrisberger.com/position.php?id=2146.