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Job Posting: Hollywood Senior Center

HOLLYWOOD SENIOR CENTER 1820 NE 40th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97212

Job Announcement

Title:                           Executive Director

Status:                       Regular, Full time, exempt position

Starting Salary:       $65,000 – 70,000 DOE, plus good benefits



Hollywood Senior Center, founded in 1973, is an independent non-profit community organization whose mission is to promote health, independence and well-being for adults age 55 and older. The Center provides services and activities for all older adults, from healthy to frail, across a full spectrum of interests and needs.

We are a warm, friendly and welcoming place with a current staff of 5 and an annual budget of close to $500,000. We live our mission and we always try to go the extra mile.

The Position

The Hollywood Senior Center is seeking a self-directed and supportive Executive Director with experience and a passion for seniors and senior issues.

Are you a flexible and proven leader with the ability to oversee a strong and vibrant Senior Community Center while working collaboratively with skilled staff to run the organization?

·        Are you community focused with great leadership skills in working with staff and our wide range of volunteers?

·        Do you have passion for, knowledge of and a demonstrated commitment to seniors and senior issues?

·        Are you energetic but able to slow down and work with a wide variety of people?

·        Are you a supportive team player with a proven ability to bring together, train and motivate staff?

·        Can you continue our successful fundraising, effective negotiation with community partners and state agencies to maintain our strong fiscal standing? 

This is a position which requires a wide range of skills, someone with the following experience and characteristics:

·        Successful leadership experience working with and leading a non-profit organization

·        Negotiation skills

·        A proven track record in fundraising and development, including grant writing and cultivating donors

·        Ability to lead and work hand in hand with an effective Board of Directors

·        Great written and oral communication skills

·        Able to connect well to staff, volunteers, donors,  the public, elected officials, City, County and State agencies as well as being the public face of the organization

·        Oversight of all fiscal aspects of a small to medium sized non profit including preparing annual budgets, monitoring expenses and meeting financial goals

·        You bring joyfulness and humor to those with whom you work

To learn more about the Hollywood Senior Center, please go to: www.hollywoodseniorcenter.com                              

To Apply:  Please submit a detailed and compelling letter showing your passion and fit for the mission of the Hollywood Senior Center and why you should be the next Executive Director, as well as names and contact information of four references and a complete resume to: [email protected] with “HSC” in the title, by Monday October 13th at 5:00 pm. Or by mail to: TACS, 1001 SE Water St, Suite 490, Portland, OR  97214. Attn: Bob Hazen, HSC.


1977 | 2007

30 Years Supporting Nonprofit Success