Friends of the Children is seeking a passionate committed leader to use their expertise, vision, and community knowledge to launch and lead Friends of the Children in the Salt Lake Valley. Our model is proven to impact generational change by empowering youth who are facing the greatest obstacles through relationships with professional mentors – 12+ years, no matter what. As Executive Director for our Salt Lake chapter, you will work with community leaders, schools, non-profit partners, and investors to have a significant impact on foster care and intergenerational poverty in the Salt Lake Valley.
Our Executive Director will be a passionate advocate for children and families facing life’s greatest challenges, and will be effective at communicating the urgency of our mission and success of our outcomes. They will be a dynamic and engaging spokesperson for the organization, and will excel at networking and fundraising with major donors, corporate leaders, foundations, and the communities we serve.
The ideal candidate will have a smart head for business, an entrepreneurial spirit, and a soft heart for kids. They will be equally skilled at leading strategic planning, reviewing financial statements, overseeing program evaluation, and asking donors for financial support.
The right leader will be fiercely committed to equity and will ensure that every aspect of the organization’s mission is executed with full engagement of the youth, families and communities impacted by our work.