Executive Director

February 5, 2024

Website Assistance League® of Long Beach

Assistance League® of Long Beach is a nonprofit whose purpose is to transform the lives of children and adults through community programs such as low-cost orthodontic care, new school uniforms for children in need, scholarships, museum tours, tutoring and more.

Founded in 1940, Assistance League of Long Beach has close to 800 members and is dedicated to serving the Greater Long Beach community.

The Executive Director provides leadership, vision, and direction for the implementation of the philosophy, mission, strategic goals, and objectives. Responsibilities include managing the operations of the organization, fund development and the oversight of fiscal operations including participating in the development of operational, program budgets and facilities capital projects. The Executive Director is also responsible for the hiring, management, evaluation and retention of employees and directly supervises 5 employees.

The Executive Director reports to the President and is responsible to the Board of Directors.

The salary range for this position is $130,000 – $150,000. This position is also eligible for the following benefits:

  • Medical insurance.
  • 401k with employer match.
  • Paid time off.
  • Paid holidays.

Fund Development (25%)

  • Supervise fundraising, including identifying resource requirements, researching funding sources, establishing strategies to approach funders, submitting proposals and administrating fundraising records and documentation.
  • Work with and advise fund development committees, as well as major special event fundraising to ensure continued growth of fund development revenue.

Operations (20%)

  • Manage the day-to-day administrative functions of the organization, including facilities management, employee supervision, maintenance of computer systems and databases and revenue generation.

Board of Directors Relations (15%)

  • Implement and communicate to the staff policies and procedures set by the Board of Directors.
  • Oversee and ensure the timely updating of procedures.
  • Report to the Board of Directors on employee, revenue generation, facilities management and other matters.
  • Understand and support a viable Governance framework for the Board of Directors and the organization.

Financial, Tax, Risk and Facilities Management (10%)

  • Work with member volunteer committees to develop and recommend annual budget for Board approval and manage organization resources within budgetary guidelines.
  • Maintain effective risk management program.
  • Ensure a safe working environment for member volunteers and staff, including safety requirements by CAL/OSHA and Workers’ Compensation.

Human Resource Management (10%)

  • Hire, supervise and retain employees, including 5 direct reports.
  • Work with the Personnel Committee and human resources consultant to effectively manage the human resources function of the organization.
  • Ensure adequate staff support.

Program Support (5%)

  • Provide support, resources, and tools to assist in the delivery of the organization’s programs and services, to align with mission and goals.
  • Ensure regular evaluations of programs and operations are conducted.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (5%)

  • Provide support to achieve the organization’s mission through DEI.
  • Advocates DEI integration into the organization at all levels.

Strategic Planning (5%)

  • Participate with committees in the development and implementation of the Strategic Plan.

Community and Public Relations (5%)

  • Assure the organization and its mission, programs, products and services are consistently presented in strong, positive image to relevant stakeholders and the public.
  • Identify, establish, and maintain relationships with organizations, community groups and government agencies.
  • Promote the visibility of Assistance League of Long Beach to the general public.


  • Must possess good working knowledge of the greater Long Beach community and its rich diversity.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in nonprofit management or a closely related field and/or demonstrated experience with a minimum of 5 years of administrative and supervisory experience. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Experience working with and taking direction from a volunteer Board of Directors.
  • At least 5 years of experience with successful fund development, including grant writing and administration, annual and major gifts, corporate partnerships and endowments.
  • At least 5 years successfully working with individual volunteers and volunteer groups.


  • Situational leadership skills ranging from task management to strategic leadership.
  • Advanced knowledge of fund acquisition, grant development, writing and management.
  • Demonstrate a high level of ethics, honesty, accountability, responsibility, dependability and the ability to keep information confidential.
  • Strong financial management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to demonstrate sensitivity, understanding and effective interaction with diverse individuals and teams.
  • Demonstrate excellent verbal, written, and public speaking communication skills.
  • Ability to structure tasks, establish priorities, and set end-to-end business goals.
  • Model effective teamwork through cooperation and collaboration with others.
  • Proven successful supervision of a team.
  • Exceptional organizational skills.
  • Excellent computer and software skills, including the Microsoft Suite, database management and fundraising software.
  • Ability to work effectively with an involved group of volunteers.

We appreciate your interest! Please submit your letter of interest and resume for consideration. We are unable to accept direct inquiries for this position (emails, phone calls, etc.).

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@theworksconsulting.com

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