Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Cameron House Exec Director Position Opening

Executive Director, Cameron House
Cameron House
San Francisco, California
Salary: $75,000-$90,000/yr

Cameron House, located in San Francisco’s Chinatown, seeks a dynamic
and visionary executive leader. In partnership with the Board of
Directors and Staff, the successful candidate will carry forward and
build on the legacy of inspirational leadership, high quality client
services and successful outcomes achieved by its retiring executive
director. S/he will be skilled in articulating a vision that will
continue to attract resources to the agency, and increase its reach
and impact for community members.

About Cameron House

Started by Presbyterian women as the Occidental Mission Home for Girls
in 1874, Cameron House intervened on behalf of Asian immigrant girls
and women who had been smuggled into the United States to be sold as
domestic workers and/or prostitutes in a system that became known as
the "yellow slave trade". Asian immigrant women who died in enslaved
conditions in San Francisco numbered in the thousands. Donaldina
Cameron came to the Occidental Mission Home as a sewing teacher and
stayed for forty years. She devoted her life as a missionary to assist
Asian women victimized by violence and racial discrimination.


• B.A. or B.S. degree in social work, business or public
administration or another social sciences related field is required.
Master’s Degree is desired.
• A minimum of five years of senior nonprofit management experience,
preferably in the area of social services.
• Proven experience raising both public and private funds, including
experience developing and implementing fundraising plans and
generating new sources of income.
• Experience supervising staff in a multi-service organization.
• Demonstrated experience with fiscal management, budget development
and monitoring, and financial oversight.
• Experience working with a nonprofit Board of Directors including
proven ability to set, manage, and implement policies.
• Awareness and working knowledge of, experience addressing, and
sensitivity towards the needs of immigrant families in the Bay Area.
• Ability to speak Cantonese and/or Mandarin is preferred.
• Proven experience serving and working with diverse populations.

Please check out the link for further information about this job.

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