About the Organization

The Laughing Gull Foundation’s (LGF) Board of Directors seeks an Executive Director who is an energetic and empathetic leader to guide and manage the next chapter of LGF’s impact. Laughing Gull’s next Executive Director will work out of our newly built-out offices in downtown Durham, North Carolina. They will be a strong internal manager and external organizer. The successful candidate will utilize their high-level leadership, emotional intelligence, and management skills to lead LGF in advancing justice in the South.

About the Opportunity

Laughing Gull Foundation was founded in 2012 and plans to spend out all assets by 2036 in the service of three strategic goals: (1) the advancement in the South of LGBTQ equality, higher education in prison, and climate and environmental justice; (2) the growth of progressive philanthropy in the South; and (3) the sustaining of a vibrant internal learning community. LGF currently grants $4.5 million annually in primarily multi-year, general operating grants, with the aim to reach $6 million a year by 2022 and maintain that pay-out level until we complete our work and pass the torch.

For best consideration, please apply by September 13, 2021.

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About the Organization

EarthCorps is a nonprofit organization based in Seattle, Washington that develops leaders to strengthen community and restore the health of our environment. EarthCorps believes in the power of people – acting through their collective responsibility to one another and our planet – to tackle the most pressing challenges facing our world, a world in which people and nature thrive together.

About the Opportunity

The Executive Director (ED) is responsible for fulfilling EarthCorps’ mission by providing leadership and direction to all areas of the operation. The ED supervises the organization and oversees program development and evaluation, operations, finance, fundraising, and public relations. The Executive Director also ensures compliance with all government regulations and works with the Board of Directors to both provide direction to the organization and secure resources.

For best consideration, please apply by July 12, 2021.

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About the Organization

Howard Brown Health was founded in 1974 and is now one of the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) organizations. With an annual budget of over $59 million, the agency serves more than 27,000 adults and youth each year in its diverse health and social service delivery system focused around seven major programmatic divisions: primary medical care, behavioral health, research, HIV/STI prevention, youth services, elder services, and community initiatives. Howard Brown serves men, women, trans and gender non-conforming folks, infants, youth, and children through a multi-site operation based in Chicago that includes: 11 service delivery sites, an administrative building, and three resale stores.

About the Opportunity

The Vice President for Human Resources is a member of the senior management team entrusted to steward a high-performing, engaged, prepared, and informed workforce that advocates the organization’s values and upholds its code of conduct. The VP works with leaders across the agency to spearhead human resource solutions designed for results, accountability, and excellence. The executive advances diversity and inclusion efforts to ensure Howard Brown Health’s commitment to culturally affirming care, anti-oppressive principles and LGBTQ-affirming practices are taught, embraced, and continuously reinforced among the workforce. The VP oversees all HR initiatives including, but not limited to, position design, recruitment, hiring, retention and promotions; budgeting and compensation and benefits strategies; on-boarding, orientation, and exit/transition protocols; employee relations, engagement, appeals, and grievances; policy development and performance management; workforce training and development; supervisor training and support; employee health and wellness; record-keeping and compliance; and other core human resource functions.

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About the Organization

Established in 1987 as the Test Positive Aware Network, TPAN’s mission is, “Saving lives and empowering people affected by HIV/AIDS and related challenges.” Armed with the vision of providing lifesaving care and far-reaching education to people affected by HIV that improves quality of life, TPAN is committed to its grassroots foundation as a highly mobilized, peer-led and community-based organization that maintains its key value of self-empowerment.

About the Opportunity

TPAN is seeking a new CEO that will serve as the leader and public face of the organization. The successful candidate will be engaging, personable and possess strong leadership skills with an ability to lead a highly-skilled and knowledgeable team. The CEO will report directly to the Board of Directors and work in concert with the senior leadership team. The CEO will be expected to develop a strategic vision for the future of TPAN and demonstrate innovative thinking and judicious use of resources. This person will also foster and develop strong relationships with clients, government agencies, philanthropic enterprises and community partners. Therefore, candidates with a strong connection to the community that TPAN serves and the Chicagoland area are especially encouraged to apply.

For best consideration, please apply by Tuesday, May 18. 

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About Chicago Jobs Council

The Chicago Jobs Council’s (CJC) vision is that all people, regardless of where they start or where they’ve been, can access employment as a pathway out of poverty. CJC moves people out of poverty through employment using on-the-ground expertise, advocacy, and capacity-building. Since it was established in 1981, CJC’s membership has grown to include over 100 organizations and individuals who work together to influence the development and reform of public policies and programs designed to move people out of poverty, into the workforce and into better jobs.

For more information, please visit: https://www.cjc.net/

About the Opportunity

The next Executive Director will lead an agenda of capacity building, member engagement and policy advocacy in a rapidly changing landscape. To sustain the organization’s work over the long term, the Executive Director will build a more diversified portfolio of funding sources, with a priority to secure funding from new sources such as social enterprise activities. The Executive Director will also be responsible for managing finances and overseeing a cost-effective and responsive organizational structure that maximizes the contribution of CJC’s professional staff. This is an ideal opportunity for a leader committed to social justice and racial equity, experienced in the workforce development field, entrepreneurial and business-minded in approach, and with an understanding of the people and communities that benefit from CJC’s work in the Chicago region and beyond to a national level.

For best consideration, please apply by May 13, 2021.

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About AIDS Foundation of Chicago

For 35 years, AIDS Foundation Chicago (AFC) has led the fight to create health equity and justice for people living with and disproportionately impacted by HIV and AIDS. The organization’s work is guided by the vision that people living with HIV and related chronic diseases will thrive, and new HIV infections will be rare. AFC brings together service providers and funders to develop systems that meet the needs of those living with HIV/AIDS and to maximize the use of scarce resources. AFC manages more than $27 million in local, state, and federal funds for an array of AIDS-related services, providing expertise and promoting high-quality delivery across the region. For more information, please visit: https://www.aidschicago.org/

About the Opportunity

The Senior Director of Human Resources & Talent Management is responsible for developing and implementing comprehensive Human Resources and Talent Management programs, systems, and tools. The Senior Director of Human Resources & Talent Management directly reports to the Vice President of Operations and works closely with the Senior Leadership Team to strengthen the people and culture of the organization. This position is responsible for all aspects of human resources and talent management at AFC.

The ideal candidate will be a strategic and thoughtful problem solver, an adaptable change-agent and collaborator, and a respectful coach-like leader. The Senior Director will serve as an advisor to leadership at all levels across the organization and will provide insight and guidance on key strategic decisions. The individual in this role is also responsible for cultivating and promoting a positive organizational culture that is in line with AFC’s mission, vision, and values.

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