Boys & Girls Clubs of King County

Chief Executive Officer

(Posted 11/22/11)

 The Seattle based Boys and Girls Clubs of King County (BGCKC) seek a dynamic new CEO to lead this impactful organization into its next generation. As one of the largest and most respected members of the Boys and Girls Clubs of America, BGCKC provides a neighborhood safety net and life changing services to more than 16,000 children and teens annually. The BGCKC is a $14 million dollar organization with more than 300 plus employees and award winning program offerings. The organization’s 13 clubs and 28 before and after school programs serve children from the greater Seattle area and beyond.

The successful candidate will bring strong business acumen and significant community involvement to run this respected child services organization. With a fiscally conservative mindset, the new CEO will use well-honed financial skills and an understanding of non-profit management to guide the organization through transformational change. A proven ability to secure community and donor support and build upon the strong reputation, role and revenue of the clubs is key. 

The ideal candidate is driven by an overarching passion to positively influence the lives of children. They are invigorated by moving in and among a wide variety of club settings and communities. A charismatic executive, an inspiring leader, a clear and decisive communicator, the CEO is a champion of the organization and its mission.


A minimum of ten years of progressively responsible executive-level leadership experience is preferred. A familiarity with non-profit cultures, models and community organizations as a volunteer, board or committee member is highly desirable. Significant and proven success in fundraising, donor development and board relations are strongly valued. A background in youth development and advocacy is a plus.


For immediate consideration, please email a cover letter and resume to by December 15th.

View the full position specification at:


1100 Olive Way, Suite 1800

Seattle, WA 98101

206-441-4144 | 206-441-5213 (fax)