Chief Executive Officer
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado
As part of the nation’s largest donor- and volunteer-supported mentoring network, BBBSC
makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers and children, ages 9
through young adulthood in Colorado. It develops positive relationships that have a direct
and lasting effect on the lives of young people. Research proves that spending time with a
child through mentoring works and leads to improved grades in school, decreases in risky
and delinquent behaviors, and increases in self-confidence.
This is a high-energy position, for a dynamic leader who is excited about expanding
opportunities for youth through the impact of mentoring. This results-oriented innovator
works collaboratively with teams and diverse constituencies to achieve goals. This person is
a compelling and credible advocate using virtual formats in the media, one-on-one and in
Candidates will demonstrate a career path of progressive leadership and management
experience in the nonprofit, corporate, and/or government sectors. Applicants should have
significant experience in growing the capacity and impact of an organization that focuses
on complex, systemic issues. Candidates should demonstrate the ability to operate
effectively within a nonprofit governing environment. Ideally, this individual has experience
working in volunteer driven organizations, and/or in an organization that serves a state-wide
or multi-jurisdictional audience.
The most qualified candidates demonstrate the ability to establish and maintain effective
and collaborative external relationships with current funders, potential donors and allies in
business, government, and community-based organizations. An ability and desire to raise
private contributions is necessary.
The Chief Executive Officer will receive a competitive salary commensurate with experience
and a full benefits package. BBBSC pays 100% of the employee only rate for medical,
dental, vision, $15,000 in life/AD&D and long-term disability insurance.
At Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado, diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) is an integral part
of its values and mission. The board and staff are committed to a nondiscriminatory and
anti-racist approach and are committed to dismantling any inequities within its policies,
systems, programs, and services. BBBSC recognizes, affirms, and celebrates the diverse
backgrounds, lives, and experiences of all its stakeholders, including youth, families, donors,
volunteers, and staff. The organization ensures the opportunity for all voices and
perspectives to be heard and honored. In the workplace, they foster an environment where
all people can be their best selves. BBBSC affirms that every person [regardless of ability,
age, cultural background, ethnicity, faith, gender, gender identity, gender expression,
ideology, income, national origin, race or sexual orientation, marital or veteran status] has
the opportunity to reach their full potential. They strive to realize the full potential that is
within all of us by ensuring that all voices and perspectives are heard and honored.
If you want to lead this dynamic organization, confidentially submit a current resume and
cover letter to Kittleman & Associates at https://bit.ly/35dAXm3 (click on the Apply button
at the bottom of the page). The cover letter is an opportunity to showcase your passion for
the vision and mission of BBBSC, your success in building teams, and your fundraising
The position will remain open until filled, but applicants are highly encouraged to submit
their materials before December 4, 2020, to ensure full consideration.