Chief Operating Officer, Community Action Partnership, Orange County
Sterling Search Inc. has been exclusively retained to recruit for the new Chief Operating Officer for the Community Action Partnership of Orange County (CAP OC).
About CAP OC
Community Action Partnership of Orange County is
We live our values of
Excellence, Proactiveness, Innovation, and Collaboration with more than 100 employees and a budget of over $21 million to help people and change lives.
Community Partnership & Services
Our team implements Programs and Services in nutrition education, physical activity promotion, policy, systems, and environmental change, advocacy, community building and sustainability efforts, and training.
Energy & Environmental Services
Utility assistance programs helps low-income clients who need assistance paying their utilities, receive discounts, receive assistance during crisis and learn through consumer education how to conserve energy and reduce their energy burdens that results in savings.
Orange County Food Bank
Our aim is to make a positive impact in people’s lives by helping them meet basic needs and strengthen their support system. The OC Food Bank works with nearly 400 local charities, soup kitchens, and community organizations to end hunger and malnutrition.
Our mission is to “to enhance the quality of life within Orange County by eliminating and preventing the causes and effects of poverty by mobilizing and directing resources to programs that assist, educate, and promote self-sufficiency.” In January 2018 CAP OC hired President & Chief Executive Officer, Gregory C. Scott to address and lead CAP OC in their mission to continue to alleviate poverty in Orange County through bold leadership, innovative programming, strategic partnerships and creation of an EPIC culture. Scott brings 20 years of vision and executive leadership in economic and community development, having most recently served as the President and CEO of New Directions for Veterans. Scott, an accomplished leader in the field, holds a Bachelor’s degree from William Paterson University and Master of Science degree in Community Economic Development from Southern New Hampshire University.
Scott and the Board of Directors believe that they carry a huge responsibility in continuing to alleviate poverty for the people of Orange County. With that, CAP OC is embarking on a 10-year strategic plan that will require audacious goals and bold leadership for transformational change.
As part of the bold leadership initiative, Scott has launched the EPIC culture which supports and embodies the EPIC values:
Going above and beyond in every interaction and activity we undertake. We strive for EXCELLENCE in service, keeping a pulse on the most up to date innovations within our industry. Together we continually assess and improve the way to work and enhance the strategies we utilize to meet the needs of our community.
Reaching our goals by working collaboratively with each other and our community. We are working to do the things that have not been done: empowering families and individuals to financial independence, breaking the cycle of poverty, creating financial equity, combating food insecurity, and establishing energy and healthy living conditions for all through social innovation. All of this takes PROACTIVENESS, and an intrinsic motivation that drives us to go above and beyond to create a system of change, cutting-edge trends and program designs. We have the will and the energy and won't stop until the needs of our underserved community no longer exist.
We are a team of high INNOVATION. We value the work we do; the people we serve; and treat each other with respect and kindness. We also have an environment of engaging in social economic justice by sharing of ideas and not afraid to try new things that increases our educational capacity. We think outside of the box, and challenge prevailing assumptions about issues of poverty.
Reaching our goals by working in partnership with each other and our community. The work we do is deeply rooted in the COLLABORATION we have with our community and its citizens. We care about the legacy of community action partnership and go above and beyond to ensure we support each other in bringing forth the services and resources that will positively change generations forever.
We are seeking a Chief Operating Officer who can lead this transformational effort, creating a stronger and more innovative culture that addresses these pressing challenges of our County. A strong background in leadership, combined with strategic prowess and organizational transformation experience, is highly desired. A commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion is required.
The Chief Operating Officer serves as the operations, strategic and financial leader of CAP OC. He/she will lead and guide to ensure key initiatives such as culture transformation, program regulations, performance outcomes, finance and operations are managed appropriately, in accordance with applicable local, state, and federal laws. Working under the leadership of the President and CEO, this key role will help define the organization of the future, creating a nimble and effective infrastructure for the most effective way to alleviate poverty in Orange County.
What you will accomplish in this role
Under the direction of the President and CEO, the Chief Operating Officer will provide leadership oversight to finance, Information Technology, operations and services departments to achieve strategic growth and greater impact.
Chief operating targeted achievements
Staff development activities:
The ideal candidate will have knowledge and experience in:
The ideal candidate must be:
Education and experience:
A competitive compensation package will be offered to attract an outstanding candidate.
Please send resumes to:
Sterling Search, Inc.
Julie@sterlingsearchinc.com Phone: 310-909-4897
Direct all correspondence, emails and telephone calls to Sterling Search, Inc.
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CAP OC is an Equal Opportunity Employer