Executive Director

Community Works

Posted: 8/17/2020

Position Type: Full-Time (Paid)

Function: CEO/ED/President

Primary domain: Advocacy/Social Action

City: Oakland

Postal code: 94607

State: California

Country: United States

Organization Information:


$3M - $10M



Mission statement:

Community Work’s mission is to catalyze collective power to transform the justice system through programs and policy rooted in humanity and healing.

Position Details:

Job Description:

Community Works (CW) is seeking a compassionate, collaborative and inclusive Executive Director (ED) who will inspire and support staff and lead the organization into it’s next phase of growth.  Community Works is experiencing a period of organizational growth and is excited about scaling up CW’s model programs and raising the organization’s visibility and profile both locally and nationally.  The Board The board desires a strategic thinker and a result focused leader with the ability to position an organization for the future.

Reporting to the Board, the ED manages the total operation including leading a passionate workforce of 50 employees and oversight of a $4.1million budget.  The ED leads the organization in setting and operationalizing Community Works’ strategic direction and plan, ensuring financial sustainability and fulfilling its mission through impactful program and services delivery. 



Experience should include at least 7 years of progressively responsible experience as a senior executive in a community-based or public-sector organization providing direct services and advocacy for individuals and families impacted by the criminal legal system. 

The ideal candidate is an executive leader with experience leading teams and programs who knows what it takes to run a healthy and sustainable nonprofit operation. They must have a passion for justice reform, and an unwavering belief and commitment to restorative justice practices, values with the lived experience and a proven track record of leading teams and delivering programs that impact system change. 



Not Specified


Commensurate with Experience

Posting Expiration Date:


How to Apply:

Please visit www.thehawkinscompany.com for a brochure. To be considered, submit a cover letter of interest and a resume electronically to [email protected]  The position will remain open until filled.  Confidential inquiries are encouraged and can be directed to: Ms. Brett Byers, 323-403-8279, [email protected]pany.com or Ms. Yonnine Hawkins; [email protected], 323-252-1655.



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