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Chief Development Officer (Remote)

Employer
National Center for Youth Law
Location
California, United States
Salary
$217,505.00 - $217,505.00
Closing date
Jan 2, 2024

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Aspen Leadership Group is proud to partner with the National Center for Youth Law in the search for a Chief Development Officer.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Chief Development Officer will ensure that the National Center for Youth Law (NCYL) has the financial resources needed to pursue its mission and vision. The Chief Development Officer will oversee a development program currently raising over $20 million annually from foundations, government agencies, corporations, law firms, and individuals. The Chief Development Officer will inspire NCYL supporters while educating them about NCYL’s values, impact, and work. The Chief Development Officer will nurture strong relationships among NCYL board members, staff, alumni, and supporters through meaningful fundraising efforts. The Chief Development Officer will be a mission-focused, strategic, collaborative, personable, successful leader with a history of growing diverse revenue sources, securing large foundation grants, and enhancing the philanthropic impact of non-profit organizations. This is a remote position, based in the United States.

The National Center for Youth Law believes in the incredible power, agency, and wisdom of youth. For more than 50 years, the National Center for Youth Law has worked to center the voices and experiences of youth blocked from educational, health, and social well-being opportunities, particularly Black youth and youth of color, LGBTQ+ youth, disabled youth, immigrant youth, and youth in child welfare and juvenile justice systems. The National Center for Youth Law is transforming systems—classrooms, courts, the justice system, and health care spaces—to extend equity, dignity, and care for children and youth.

NCYL works strategically and collaboratively with young people and communities, co-counsel partners, community organizations, and named plaintiffs to bring impact litigation that represents broad classes of children and youth across multiple public systems. It implements policy advocacy at the federal, state, and local levels, which includes policy development, lobbying, coalition building, and community organizing. The National Center for Youth Law engages with youth, families, and communities as well as community-based organizations, state, and national advocacy organizations, government agencies, school districts, and more to advance youth-centered policies and implement practices that support child and youth well-being. NCYL is dedicated to centering the voices and experiences of children and youth in all its transformative work.

The National Center for Youth Law envisions a world in which every child thrives and has a full and fair opportunity to achieve the future they envision for themselves. Its purpose is to amplify youth power, dismantle racism and other structural inequities, and build just policies, practices, and culture that center youth. For more than 50 years, the National Center for Youth Law has worked to center the voices and experiences of youth blocked from educational, health, and social well-being opportunities, particularly Black youth and youth of color, LGBTQ youth, disabled youth, immigrant youth, and youth in child welfare and juvenile justice systems.

All applications must be accompanied by a cover letter and résumé. Cover letters should be responsive to the mission of the National Center for Youth Law as well as the responsibilities and qualifications presented in the prospectus. A bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least ten years of fundraising experience is preferred for this role as is experience in the role of Chief Development Officer at an organization of similar size and scope. The National Center for Youth Law will consider candidates with a broad range of backgrounds. If you are excited about this role and feel that you can contribute to NCYL, but your experience does not exactly align with every qualification listed above, we encourage you to apply.

The salary for this position is $217,505 annually.

To apply for this position, visit: https://opportunities.aspenleadershipgroup.com/opportunities/1372.

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