The Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness (CCEH), a coalition of members and communities throughout the state that creates change through leadership, advocacy, and building the capacity of members and the field to respond to challenges, seeks nominations and applications for its next CEO.
Founded in 1982 as a membership organization by staff and volunteers of homeless shelters in response to increasing homelessness, CCEH has grown into a multi-pronged operation that represents the voice of the homeless assistance frontline; advocates for resources, policies, and public support to end homelessness; offers training and support to help providers implement best practices; and leads statewide data collection and analysis to enhance efforts to end homelessness. The overarching mission is to prevent and end homelessness in Connecticut.
This is an exciting opportunity to lead an organization now representing more than 100 member organizations – including emergency shelter providers, housing providers, community and business leaders, and strategic partners – who share the goal of ending homelessness in Connecticut.
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the CEO will lead the organization in its mission to prevent and end homelessness in Connecticut. Informed by members and frontline providers of homeless services in Connecticut as well as innovative peer organizations across the country, the CEO will ensure that CCEH implements and updates as needed its recently adopted strategic plan.
The CEO will be an inclusive, adaptive leader with a breadth and depth of experience in human services and homelessness across a range of issues in the sector.
The successful candidate will be an innovative, seasoned, and agile leader who possesses both the vision to inspire and the skills to lead an organization into the future. With a demonstrated commitment to CCEH’s mission to end homelessness, the new CEO will be a confident, transparent, collaborative, and accessible leader. Moreover, the CEO will demonstrate the ability to protect, secure, and expand funding, while operating with integrity and sound judgment.
While no one person will embody all the qualities enumerated below, the ideal candidate will possess many of the following professional and personal abilities, attributes, and experiences:
For the full position description and to apply, please visit: https://recruitcrm.io/apply/4183290
More information about the Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness may be found at: https://www.cceh.org/
The Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness (CCEH), a coalition of members and communities throughout the state that creates change through leadership, advocacy, and building the capacity of members and the field to respond to…
This search is being led by Tamar Datan and Chris Cannon of NPAG. Due to the pace of this search, candidates are strongly encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Candidates may submit their cover letter, outlining their interest and qualifications, along with their resume via NPAG’s candidate portal.
Cultivating a diverse and inclusive team of board members, staff members, and partners is an essential component of CCEH’s work to advance equity. Candidates of all backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.