Open Position at Convalescent Aid Society

CAS staff

Executive Director Job Summary

Located in Pasadena, the Executive Director guides the fundraising, strategic direction, daily operations and vision of the Convalescent Aid Society. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors and is responsible for the organization’s consistent achievement of its mission and objectives.

Essential Responsibilities


Provide leadership in developing program, organizational and financial plans with the Board of Directors and staff. Carry out plans and policies authorized by the Board.
In collaboration with the finance committee, write and monitor adherence to agency’s annual operating budget.
Supervise, review, and promote the strategic vision to grow the agency.
Manage and supervise agency staff.
Oversight of annual audit and 990 tax return.
Maintain consistent and regular communications with the Chair of the Board on progress and any major issues facing agency.


Solicit, cultivate, and maintain relationships with individual donors, foundations and corporate donors.
In collaboration with the nominating committee, create, cultivate and grow relationships with new and prospective Board members.
Develop partnerships and/or contractual relationships with various community partners while clearly articulating mission and goals of agency.
Represent agency at local events as well as meet with key business, clergy and civic leaders to grow community engagement.
Create a collaborative team environment with both Board of Directors and staff.


Oversee daily operations and, working with management staff, streamline procedures and policies.
Solidify service delivery within San Gabriel Valley and expand agency services to greater Los Angeles County.

Bachelor’s degree required.
Minimum of three years experience in leadership and administration. Direct management of staff preferred.
Proven track record in major donor cultivation and fundraising, with proven success in producing fundraising events.
Experience in strategic planning, preferably in a leadership role, which resulted in improved efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability of an organization or company.
Experience and skills in public speaking and working with the media.
Experience creating and managing budgets, and overseeing finances generally.
Strong networking, interpersonal, and relationship-building skills.
Commitment to mentorship and fostering leadership opportunities for others. Must be a team player.
Demonstrated commitment to accountability, measuring outcomes and a results-oriented culture.
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work with diverse groups of people.
Resourcefulness, creativity and strong problem-solving skills.
Knowledge of partnerships, organizations and resources throughout the San Gabriel Valley preferred.

Competetive salary commensurate with experience, up to $80K per year.

Paid vacation and sick time accruals, subsidized health, dental, and optical insurance.

Convalescent Aid Society is an equal opportunity employer. The Hiring Committee will review, evaluate and consider applications and supporting materials received by the deadline. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not assure the candidate an interview. It is therefore, important that the application be thorough and detailed. The organization may re-advertise, delay, choose not to fill the position, or choose to fill more than one position.

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