CIRCLE OF HOPE, INC. – ANNOUNCEMENT AND JOB DESCRIPTION
A local community search is underway for the position of Executive Director for Circle of Hope,
a nonprofit organization located in the Santa Clarita Valley. The job description appears below.
Date of hire is expected to be August 7, 2010.
Organization: Circle of Hope, Inc. was established in 2004 by Colleen Shaffer, a cancer patient
and survivor, who was determined to show that breast cancer is not a death sentence, but a
chronic disease amenable to treatment.
Mission: The mission of Circle of Hope, Inc. is to provide emotional support and financial
assistance for medical expenses to uninsured and underinsured individuals with breast cancer
who live, work or receive treatment in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Vision: Financial burdens are devastating to individuals struggling with breast cancer. Patients
should be able to focus on recovery, not debts. Circle of Hope is here to help. We believe that
providing financial and emotional support will improve the quality of life and increase an
individual’s chance of success in their battle with breast cancer.
Reporting Relationship: Reports to the Board of Directors.
Job Description: The Executive Director is responsible for the leadership and management of
Circle of Hope. The Director will work with the Board, staff and volunteers to develop and
implement goals that are based on the vision and mission of the organization. The Director
provides overall leadership for organizational development, financial oversight, fundraising,
client confidentiality and implements policies established by the Board of Directors.
Administration: Responsible for the day to day operations of the organization and for
the implementation of the policy set forth by the Board of Directors. Provides leadership
in choosing which tasks to undertake to achieve goals and objectives and assigns
priorities to those tasks. Supports the Board and committees. Kee