About the Foundation The Yakima Valley Community Foundation is a key leader in the nonprofit community in the Yakima Valley. With assets approaching $60 million the Foundation requires top quality professional leadership and provides great interaction with community leaders, collaborators and other leading organizations. The Foundation along with its staff and volunteers plays a significant role in the lives of Valley residents. For information about the Foundation visit: http://www.yakimavalleycf.org/
About Life in the Yakima Valley The Yakima Valley in Central Washington State offers a tremendous quality of life and 300+ days of sunshine a year. The personal and professional opportunities are great for families and singles alike. Year-round outdoor activities abound.
About the Position This position reports to the CEO/President and supports the Foundation, its partners' and donors' strong commitment to advance Health and Wellness in the Valley. The position also supports, a shared responsibility throughout the Foundation of supporting community cohesion. Strong leadership, community organizing, program management skills, policy development and advocacy are necessary to conceive, inspire and execute the Foundation's strategic objectives. The applicant must bring a culturally competent and nimble presence to the work with disciplined attention to race and ethnicity when analyzing problems, looking for solutions and defining success. This position provides the opportunity to contribute directly and meaningfully to the quality of life for Valley residents.
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