The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is responsible and accountable for the leadership, strategy, planning and advocacy, fund development, program management, organization management, and financing and legal compliance of The Delores Project (TDP) in accordance with TDP’s mission and vision. In local, regional, state, and national arenas, the CEO positions the organization at the forefront of non-profit industry leaders. The CEO ensures that TDP client programming and services are responsive to and in alignment with current and anticipated community needs. The CEO directs the effective and efficient operation of client and administrative services, identifies and initiates fundraising, development and partnership opportunities, and develops strategies to attract resources to generate independent financial support. The CEO fosters an environment that sustains an engaged and effective staff and board of directors that excels in fiduciary, development, and consultative responsibilities.
The Development Director is a member of The Delores Project Leadership Team and is responsible for creating a fundraising strategy that harnesses the strengths of the organization by working in partnership with all departments. This position will oversee and manage a robust individual giving program, solicit foundation and government grants with the help of a contract grant writer, and maintain communications for The Delores Project. The Development Director is required to cultivate and steward a portfolio of major donors while developing staff, board members and volunteers to build their own donor relationships.