Chief Executive Officer, Nonprofit and Social Impact

Chief Executive Officer

  • Safe & Sound
  • San Francisco, CA

Safe & Sound is a children’s advocacy organization working to prevent and reduce the impact of childhood abuse, neglect, and trauma. It does this by strengthening families, building communities, and advancing healing, equity, and justice. Safe & Sound envisions a future free from childhood trauma where all children, families, and communities are safe, supported, and loved.

Safe & Sound’s data-informed approach leverages three primary strategies: empowering children with knowledge and confidence; supporting families by providing resources and skills; and activating the community and the change-makers within it to create a thriving social safety net for children and their families.


The CEO will provide leadership and direction inspired by a genuine passion for empowering, and improving the lives of children and families. The CEO will have a clear vision for Safe & Sound’s future and opportunities for greater impact informed by the new 3-year strategic plan. They will uphold Safe & Sound’s legacy as a trailblazing organization with talented staff, strong partnerships, and a solid reputation in the field.

The CEO will be a highly visible member of the social services community, representing Safe & Sound locally, throughout California, and nationally. This leader will embody a strong commitment to San Francisco’s children and families and will promote the organization, accelerating its impact, resource development, and brand recognition. The role leads and oversees the organization’s operations, culture, values, talent, and financial performance, and owns and protects the mission.


Koya Partners, the executive search firm that specializes in mission-driven search, has been exclusively retained for this engagement. Alex Corvin and Maleka Pensky of Koya Partners have been exclusively retained for this search. To express interest in this role please submit your materials here, or email Alex and Maleka directly at All inquiries and discussions will be considered strictly confidential.

Read and download the full Position Profile here.

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