Description Do you want to impact your community? Do you want to play a role in changing and improving people’s lives? Can you imagine living in beautiful Starved Rock Country, a vibrant resort area attracting visitors from all over the country and beyond? Comprised of Grundy, LaSalle, Bureau, Putnam and Marshall counties, the entire Illinois River Valley offers a rich history that rivals any other region in the Midwest.
Starved Rock Country boasts substantial historical significance dating back as far as 1858 when Abraham Lincoln debated Stephen Douglas in Ottawa to earn a seat in the US Senate. The historic I & M Canal Trail still thrives today featuring more than sixty miles of trails for hiking, biking, and snowmobiling. The Illinois, Fox and Vermilion Rivers provide stunning scenery and great opportunities for an array of water sports.
Why not lead an exciting organization in a beautiful place where you and your family can enjoy relaxation, recreation, adventure and an authentic lifestyle?
The Starved Rock Country Community Foundation is seeking a community-minded leader with significant fundraising. The SRCCF is a relatively young organization, formed just over 5 years ago, with a history of steady growth and the potential for huge growth. The President/CEO will bring together financial resources from the community, grant makers and other resources to support effective non-profit agencies and other local charitable initiatives;
to create and manage scholarships for local students and to provide philanthropic leadership throughout the communities served. The successful candidate must have a strong desire to deeply engage in Starved Rock Country by “connecting people who care with causes that matter”, as is the mission of SRCCF. Minimum experience of at least five years with in-depth knowledge and commitment to the nonprofit sector at a senior staff or executive level, donor management, fundraising, project management, fiscal management, and leadership experience is required to apply.
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