EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Below are listings for current job opportunities available at LifeWorks of Sonoma County.

Application instructions are included in each individual job posting.

 

Executive Director

LifeWorks of Sonoma County is seeking a dynamic Executive Director candidate who has a working knowledge of non-profit organizations and experience in community outreach, fund development, fiscal and program management.  Candidates must have a passion for LifeWorks’ mission to provide mental health services to children and families in need and be willing to assume a significant leadership role.

LifeWorks programs have an outstanding reputation for successfully treating mental health concerns in our community, and it seeks a candidate to uphold its reputation and to take the organization to the next stage of growth.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Fund Development

  • Create and implement annual development plan to ensure necessary funds are raised to support operations and ensure the organization’s sustainability
  • Anticipate and secure adequate funding for the operation of LifeWorks.
  • Ensure appropriate board committees are formed to assist in meeting the goals outlines in the development plan
  • Prepare and submit grant applications and funding proposals
  • Research and discover new funding sources,
  • Collaborate with Board of Directors on fund development events throughout the fiscal year

Program Management

  • Meet regularly with Clinical Director to monitor day-to-day delivery of all LifeWorks programs and evaluate effectiveness of current programs, need for development of new programs, staff concerns, personnel evaluations, certifications and licensure
  • Oversee planning, implementation, execution and evaluation of special projects
  • Collaborate with Clinical Director to provide adequate supervision and evaluation of clinical staff

Public Relations

  • Promote the values and vision of LifeWorks programs to the community, as the face of LifeWorks and the primary spokesperson
  • Serve as chief liaison to specific community groups, initiatives, funders and contractors
  • Cultivate and build relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders, including leaders in foundations, corporations, businesses, and government

Leadership and Personnel Management

  • Bring passion and leadership to fulfilling Lifeworks mission and values
  • Maintain a climate that attracts, retains and motivates a diverse and competent staff
  • Provide strong and decisive leadership to staff and work collaboratively with Clinical Director
  • Ensure proper legal hiring and termination procedures and supervise disciplinary action

Fiscal Management

  • Develop, analyze, monitor and control operating budgets to ensure efficient operation
  • Ensure effective internal controls and audit preparation
  • Prepare and interpret monthly financial statements for the Board of Directors

Administration

  • Work collaboratively with the Board of Directors and help prepare agendas and materials for meetings as necessary
  • Renew all contracts annually and maintain all documentation required by funders
  • Oversee administration duties and prepare annual job review of Clinical Director and administrative staff
  • Develop and implement five-year strategic plan in collaboration with the Board of Directors

Risk Management

  • Certify proper regulatory codes and permits are kept current and compliance is followed in all programs
  • Establish appropriate insurance is maintained for agency, staff and board
  • Confirm compliance with funding sources and regulatory agencies
  • Ensure that accurate job descriptions, training, regular performance evaluations and sound human resource practices are in place

Qualifications

Education and/or Experience:

  • Proven track record of leadership, with a minimum of three years of nonprofit experience
  • Demonstrated ability to grow and oversee a robust working budget for a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization
  • Diverse experience in nonprofit fundraising, cultivation of donors, grant writing, and special events
  • Successful track record of effectively leading and managing an organization and staff
  • Bachelor’s degree is highly preferred and a graduate degree is desired
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

We are accepting the first round of applications until Friday, September 22nd.

Qualified applicants should apply with resume and cover letter to adminhr@lifeworkssc.org. Lifeworks of Sonoma County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and seeks a diverse and inclusive work environment and culture.