President & Chief Executive Officer

Job Type

Full Time


Details: Salary is commensurate with requirements of a senior level executive position.



Start Date:



1332 La Salle Avenue
United States


Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County


TITLE:                                 President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO)


REPORTS TO:                   Board of Directors




The Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County (BGCMC) is seeking a proven professional to lead the well established non-profit organization whose mission is to inspire and empower youth of Monterey County to realize their full potential to become responsible, healthy and productive citizens.


Founded in 1968, BGCMC has two modern clubhouses; a 26,000 sq.ft. facility in Seaside and a 46,000 sq.ft. building in Salinas. It has served 30,000 youth who have made over 2,200,000 visits to the clubhouses in Seaside and Salinas, California. We have provided over 2,000,000 healthy meals and awarded nearly $600,000 in college scholarships. In the five years we project to serve another 3500 youth, expand programs for teens through a new College and Career Readiness in new and expanded teens centers. An average of 600 children a day participate with high-quality programs provided by trained youth development professionals. In 2016 BGCMC was the recipient of the Monterey County School Boards Association's “Excellence in Education Award.” Our staff and volunteers serve as trusted mentors and advocates for our youth, offering every child opportunities, expectations, recognition, and guidance in a safe and fun environment. Coupled with a focus on measurable outcomes, our formula for impact puts our mission into action.

The annual budget is approximately $4.5M which is primarily funded through grants from corporation, foundations, individuals, and two large scale fundraisers; Golf for Kids, now in its 30th year and Comics for Kids, now in its 25th year.



The President & CEO reports to the Board of Directors and is responsible for administering all aspects of Club operations including strategic planning, programming, personnel and facilities, marketing, and fundraising. The CEO ensures that Club operations are consistent with the organization’s service to its members and its mission, vision, beliefs, culture, goals, and resources. The CEO collaborates with the Board in developing organizational strategic plans and goals and in obtaining and allocating resources, establishing policies, and implementing the board recruitment and development program. The CEO serves as the public face of the organization, educating investors and other stakeholders about the impact of and need for Club programs and services and personally asking for and recognizing their contributions.



  • Ensures the effective operation and delivery of Club programs and services that are consistent with the organization’s commitment to a comprehensive, holistic approach to youth development.
  • Fosters and develops a culture that facilitates the achievement of each member’s individual development potential in an environment where members feel supported and safe.
  • Personally and proactively advocates for the organization and its members.
  • Collaborates with the board in developing organizational strategic and operational goals and plans.
  • Ensures that the organization consistently delivers against its strategic and operational goals; implements monitoring and reporting processes, tools, and metrics to demonstrate performance against those goals; makes course corrections as necessary to achieve the goals; reports outcomes to the board and other stakeholders.
  • Collaborates with the board in ensuring the financial stability of the organization, including obtaining and allocating resources, and adopts sound growth strategies.
  • Collaborates with the board in establishing policies.
  • Collaborates with the board in implementing the board recruitment and development program; ensures that communication with board members is effective and timely; personally supports the full engagement of each individual board member.
  • Serves as the public face of the organization, educating investors and other stakeholders about the impact of and need for Club programs and services; fosters the full engagement of all communities served by the organization.
  • Personally serves as the leader of the Club’s fundraising program; personally solicits major contributions; oversees the planning and operation of an effective donor identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship program for gifts and grants at all levels and via all types of fundraising strategies (e.g., capital campaigns, planned giving, major gifts, annual giving, and special events).
  • Ensures that the annual budget for the organization is funded and the organization has adequate cash flow; ensures that expenditures are consistent with the board-approved budget.
  • Ensures that the organization has adequate financial control and reporting procedures including revenue forecasting and budget adjustments as necessary to maintain a strong financial position.
  • Develops long-term fundraising and budgeting strategies that will strengthen the organization’s financial reserves and endowment.
  • Ensures the human resources program is effective and that appropriately skilled employees are available, trained, and empowered to lead.
  • Develops and maintains effective strategic alliances and relationships with community leaders, school officials, other youth development organizations, Club members and their families, donors and prospective donors, funding organizations, volunteers, the media, and public officials.
  • Ensures that the organization is supported by a robust and effective marketing and public relations program.



  • Club members and their families
  • Board of Directors
  • BGCMC Staff:
  • Direct reports include - Associate Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Directors of Development for Individual Giving and Campaigns, Foundations and Corporations, and Planned and Monthly Giving, Director of Community Relations, and Directors of Salinas and Seaside Clubhouses
  • Club donors, prospective donors, and volunteers
  • School officials
  • Funding organizations
  • Other community organizations, partners, and prospective partners



  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university; master’s degree preferred.
  • A minimum of five to seven years experience in leading programs or operations in a non-profit agency or Boys and Girls Club,
  • Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of managing complex organizations.
  • Thorough knowledge of and personal experience leading comprehensive fundraising programs.
  • Leadership skills, including advocacy, negotiation, problem solving, decision making, delegation, and employee development.
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all types of stakeholders.  

The position is full-time and exempt. Salary is commensurate with requirements of a senior level executive position.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and candidates who are invited to progress to the first round of interviews will be notified by email.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to