The California Coalition For Youth is on the search for a new Executive Director.

The California Coalition for Youth is a 35-year-old organization with a budget of approximately $800,000 based in Sacramento, California whose mission is to improve and empower the lives of California’s disconnected youth. As a statewide membership, advocacy and direct service organization, we work with and for youth to ensure that they have access to the resources, services, and programs they need to have successful lives.

We are looking for an experienced Executive Director to guide the organization.

For more information about the Coalition, please visit

Summary of Responsibilities

The Executive Director, in coordination with the Board of Directors, is responsible for strategically managing the Coalition. This includes the following:

  • Organizational Leadership
  • Public Policy & Advocacy
  • Fiscal Oversight and Fund Development
  • Administration of California Youth Crisis Line
  • Membership Development and Services
  • Annual Conference Coordination/Oversight
  • Board Development


  • Master’s degree in social work, nonprofit management, development or related field preferred. Bachelor’s degree with previous executive/organizational leadership experience will be considered.
  • Minimum of 3 years in management.
  • Minimum of 3 years nonprofit experience.
  • Minimum of 2 years of nonprofit fund development experience.
  • Knowledge of issues affecting youth, including runaway and street youth issues, child abuse, suicide, gay/lesbian/bisexual issues, transgender issues, and sexual assault.

How to Apply

Submit cover letter with salary requirements and resume to

To see a full job description for the CCY Executive Director position, please visit: