YWCA Boston -Vice President/Chief Development Officer Boston, MA


www.YWCABoston.org YWCA Boston is one of Boston’s oldest social change organizations, with a 146 year-old mission to eliminate racism, empower women and promote peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. The YWCA Boston is uniquely qualified as Boston’s nexus for racial, gender and social equity: *History – almost 150 years of progressive social justice work in health, , education, civic engagement and financial self-sufficiency for women, immigrants, and people of color *Expertise – high level of staff experience/engagement/professional development; culture of continual assessment and improvement; well-trained volunteers; strong Board involvement and support *Reputation and credibility – High YWCA brand recognition; successful partnerships with key Boston institutions; track record of well-executed programs with measurable outcomes *Financial resources – healthy mix of revenue sources (management fees, program fees, ground lease, investments) and diverse fund development income Located in Boston, Massachusetts, YWCA Boston (YWCA) was the first YWCA in the United States, founded in 1866. In the 1920s, the YWCA was one of the first organizations in the country to pioneer and advocate for racial justice and social equality – leading the way for future racial justice and women’s equality initiatives for the local and national YWCA. Since its inception, the YWCA has been offering innovative programs that respond to the needs of marginalized people of each era. Reporting to the President & CEO, and serving on the Senior Management Team, the Vice President/CDO will play a key leadership role both internally and externally, directly managing fund development staff and volunteers, and work closely with the Board to achieve the organization’s aggressive financial goals while maintaining a personal portfolio of major individual donors and funders. The ideal candidate will have both operational and direct fundraising expertise and an ability to understand a highly complex organization. The incoming Vice President/CDO will work closely with the Senior Team and Board and effectively communicate the programmatic vision and organization’s mission into fundraising initiatives. YWCA Boston is an equal opportunity employer. To apply or to refer candidates, please contact Maureen Huminik, Vice President, Lois L. Lindauer Searches, mhuminik@lllsearches.com