CEO/President/Executive Director/Head of School

Executive Director

  • YWCA Cambridge
  • Cambridge, MA

This position has been filled.

Read and download the Position Profile here.

The Opportunity

The YWCA Cambridge organization is seeking an Executive Director (ED) who is excited about building on the remarkable history of the YWCA Cambridge as they look to expand their impact into the future.

The ED will serve as the primary leader and strategist, external champion and brand ambassador, and organizational leader for the YWCA, to expand on a strong track record of success. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the ED will be an experienced nonprofit leader who will be able to advocate successfully and passionately on behalf of the YWCA and the greater Cambridge community.

In addition, the ED will have had success in fundraising in various revenue streams to support the delivery of impactful programming.

With the YWCA Cambridge being the city’s largest women’s residential facility, the ED will bring proven nonprofit management expertise and ideally experience and/or exposure in affordable housing, residential facilities, and/or shelter services. Experience in the youth development and advocacy sectors are also a plus.

The ED must be a hands-on leader, strategic and analytic thinker, and problem solver who responds to challenges effectively with sound judgment, empathy, and compassion.


To express your interest in this role, please submit your resume and cover letter in this Google Form. All nominations, inquiries, and discussions will be considered strictly confidential. If you would like to recommend someone else to this role, or if you have any questions, please email

Read and download the full Position Profile here.

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