Redding, CA.

Executive Director, Northern Valley Catholic Social Service

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Northern Valley Catholic Social Service



Northern Valley Catholic Social Service (NVCSS) is seeking a charismatic and personable Executive Director to ensure the organization is helping children and families reach their fullest potential through a variety of social services, such as counseling, housing, and disaster response. This individual will be highly invested in the organization’s vision to be a change agent that enhances people’s quality of life through integrated services. The Executive Director will oversee a team of 200 employees (with six direct reports), 14 housing complexes, and an operating budget of $15 million. Candidates who have a background working with a nonprofit Board of Directors are highly desirable, as are those who can tap into a Board’s expertise to make meaningful contributions. The next Executive Director does not need to be Catholic but is willing to champion NVCSS’ Guiding Principles. NVCSS needs a leader who is proactive, interpersonal, and creative. The ideal candidate for this role is an effective planner, project manager, and mentor whose passion is infectious and drive is admirable. If you want to lead an organization that values integrity, responsibility, respect, resiliency, and hope and have the skills to be an innovative and thoughtful leader, apply today!

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The ideal candidate will have the perfect blend of the soft skills needed to supervise a social service agency and workforce with sound financial and administrative skills and foresight, abundant initiative and creativity, boldness to try new things, and charisma to bring people along. They will have the ability to adapt to changing conditions while maintaining the vision and confidence to get ahead. The successful candidate will be an effective communicator, relationship builder, and organizer. They will follow the Catholic tenants and have a passion for helping those in need. The next Executive Director will have the forethought to come up with proactive solutions and develop better systems for their team through innovative problem solving. This role requires a change agent who is eager to implement new ideas and who can adapt to a changing world, especially as a result of COVID-19 and California wildfires.


·        Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Non-Profit Management, Social Work, or a related field


·        Master’s degree

·        Five years progressively responsible experience with administration and management in an agency with a diverse annual operating budget of $5 million or more

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Annual Salary: $170,000 DOE/DOQ and an attractive benefits package


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·        Interviews will be held virtually on October 28th and in-person on November 10th. Candidates invited to interview will need to be available for both days.


Please contact your Board V.P. Kim Niemer or Human Resources Director Jennifer Cummings with any questions:


·        (530) 604-2288

·        (530) 247-3328

Position Overview


The Executive Director will oversee the operations of NVCSS, including a budget of $15 million, 200 employees, six direct reports, and a wide range of social services, including counseling, housing, and disaster response. The Executive Director will report to and utilize the expertise of an engaged and skilled Board of Directors and reach the organization’s vision to be recognized as a catalyst for change, by providing integrated services that assist clients in improving their own lives. They will represent NVCSS with government officials and community-based agency leaders with whom NVCSS contracts and collaborates. They will work closely with the Diocese of Sacramento Catholic Charities in programmatic initiatives and some administrative functions. This leader will be readily available and responsive to key stakeholders and clients and serve as a respected representative for the organization in community settings.

The Executive Director will continue to develop partnerships focused on a common purpose of supporting clients and their families. The Executive Director will work with their leadership team to ensure strong relationships with referral agencies remain intact. Collaborative partnerships result in increased service delivery fostering a supportive environment and contributing to improved outcomes for an individual’s wellness and recovery.

HOW TO APPLY: For first consideration, APPLY by October 21st at:


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