Executive Director

YWCA Kitsap County | Bremerton, WA

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Posted Date 10/12/2021


The YWCA of Kitsap County is seeking an Executive Director to lead and advance the impact of the organization. The Executive Director will oversee and manage all aspects of the organization, including Operations, Communications, Fundraising, and Finance. The Executive Director partners with, reports to, and is accountable to the Board of Directors.

This position is an excellent opportunity for a leader with a passion and commitment to empowering women, eliminating racism, and responding to domestic violence in Kitsap County. The Executive Director will be skilled in systems thinking, social justice work, and growing an agency. The Executive director will elevate the YWCA of Kitsap County brand profile in the community with a goal of increasing community support, developing new communications strategies, and deepening relationships with past supporters, partners, and funders.


Working with the board and staff, the Executive Director will move between internal operations and external relationships to enhance the work of the YWCA.

  • Establish best practices for staff engaging in the work of the YWCA every day.
  • Ensuring the mission of eliminating racism is reflected in all work of the YWCA of Kitsap County.
  • Review financials, evaluate facilities, and lead staff teams in delivering services on a daily basis.
  • Establish evaluation criteria for current programs.
  • Completing grants and grant reports to maintain funding and grow engagement with the funding community.
  • Maintain frequent connections with stakeholders and form new relationships, representing the YWCA Kitsap County mission and brand to the greater community.
  • Build donor relations and actively bring unrestricted dollars to the YWCA of Kitsap County.
  • Effectively communicate to a variety of audiences to develop strong ties in the domestic violence and social justice communities.
  • Utilize board members, volunteers, and supporters in reaching clients, service providers and donors.
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    Nonprofit Professionals Now is proud to support the YWCA of Kitsap County in filling this key leadership position. Applications need to include a resume and a statement of interest highlighting your experience growing and sustaining a program, project and/or nonprofit organization.

    Application Deadline: October 31, 2021

    Application Portal: https://wvdo-or.hiringthing.com/job/326709/executive-director-ywca-of-kitsap-county

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    The YWCA of Kitsap County is committed to equal opportunity and promotes equity and transparency as core values. The YWCA of Kitsap County practices inclusiveness in decision making using consultation with team members throughout the organization. The YWCA of Kitsap County does not discriminate against any person on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, status, age, ability, gender, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Applicants committed to equity from all backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and identities, and in particular those from communities disproportionately impacted by domestic violence and survivors, encouraged to apply.

    Listing Type
    Executive | Management | Nonprofit
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Experience Level
    Senior Level

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