• Current Searches

    Clover Search Works is currently facilitating the following executive searches

  • Accepting Applications

    Senior Director, Strategy for Racial Equity Impact

    Community Center for Education Results

    The Community Center for Education Results (CCER) seeks a visionary, nimble, anti-racist strategist to lead the organization’s efforts to deepen and grow the region’s impact for students in the Road Map Project region. The Senior Director, Strategy for Racial Equity Impact will work to prioritize addressing systemic barriers to racial equity, so that we can achieve our Road Map Project goal of eradicating opportunity and achievement gaps in our region by 2030.


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    Apply by April 9


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    Executive Director

    Children's Alliance

    Children’s Alliance is stepping into an exciting next organizational chapter. The new Executive Director will inherit an incredible 35-year legacy, one that has led the organization to be widely respected and well known as a leader in racial equity-based policy change that benefits all children and families. They will have the opportunity to develop fresh perspectives on the organization’s strategic direction and impact, working to harness the organization’s assets into greater action on racial justice for kids and families.


    We seek candidates who bring passion and commitment to our mission and share our core belief in the vital importance of addressing disparities facing Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) and those who live in low-income communities.


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    Apply by April 20


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  • Searches in Progress

    Executive Director

    Social Venture Partners Seattle

    Social Venture Partners Seattle is seeking an experienced and versatile Executive Director who can inspire and support people as they work together to co-create thriving, sustainable, and just communities. SVP Seattle focuses on providing grants to organizations that work in the critical areas of early learning, high school graduation, and environmental sustainability and justice. Our new ED will lead a dynamic community of philanthropists, volunteers, nonprofit staff, and community members, all with a shared passion for our mission of investing in people and organizations to co-create thriving, sustainable, and just communities.


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    Director of Development

    Washington Trails Association

    Washington Trails Association has a unique opportunity for a strategic and innovative leader to help us leverage this time of exciting momentum for our organization’s vision of trails for everyone, forever. WTA’s next Development Director will be an experienced trailblazer who wants to guide a strong team to take WTA’s resource development to the next level, foster a robust culture of philanthropy across the organization, and help the organization unlock its potential to achieve even greater mission impact.


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    Applications closed.

    Chief Executive Officer

    Child Care Resources

    Child Care Resources (CCR) seeks a tenacious advocate for children, an experienced leader in advancing racial equity, and an effective executive ready to steward our $13M, 120+ staff and board team into our next chapter. If you share our commitment to children, families, and child care providers, and if you are an experienced leader with a strong equity lens who is undaunted by the challenge of leading a large and complex organization in a shifting political and economic landscape, this could be the role for you.


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    Director of Development and Communications

    Casa Latina

    Casa Latina is pleased to announce this unique opportunity to join our senior leadership team as Director of Development & Communications. We are a growing organization with a progressive approach to workers’ rights and social justice. We have an engaged board of directors, stable financial position and a robust contingent of volunteers. We seek an experienced fundraising professional to become our next Director of Development & Communications. As a Director, you will work closely with the Executive Director and senior leadership, while leading a three-person team responsible for individual, foundation and corporate giving, events, marketing, and communications.


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  • Recent Hires

    Kari Whitacre, Executive Director

    Jubilee Women's Center

    Kari brings with her over 15 years of experience in nonprofit administration, fundraising, and marketing. For the past 9 years, she has served as the Executive Director of a non-profit social service agency dedicated to addressing the root cause of homelessness and poverty. In addition to her work in the nonprofit sector, Kari has served on several boards and committees focused on breaking down system barriers for marginalized populations. Kari started in her role as Executive Director at JWC in March 2020.

    Kirsten Harris-Talley, Interim Executive Director

    NARAL Pro-Choice Washington

    Kirsten is an advocacy and policy champion, bringing 15 years of experience to her role as Interim Executive Director. In this six month placement, she will help continue NARAL's great work and set the organization up for long-term stability and success.

    Liliane Ballesteros, Executive Director

    Latino Community Fund

    Lilliane served as Interim Executive Director for LCF before being hired into the permanent role in November 2019 after a competitive and robust search process. She brings her development and fundraising expertise to the role, and has worked with nonprofits in Seattle and her hometown, Los Angeles.

    Andrea Axel, Executive Director

    Spark Northwest

    Andrea joined Spark Northwest as Executive Director in August 2019. To this role, she brings with her a wealth of knowledge about how to manage and grow programs, and cultivated large scale public-private partnerships, collaborating with state and local government to align strategy for maximum impact. From Andrea: "I look forward to getting to know Spark Northwest’s stakeholders to hear perspectives about how we can most effectively make our communities cleaner and healthier for future generations.”

    Allie Lindsay Johnson, Executive Director

    Perinatal Support Washington

    Allie brings her leadership experience, skill, and strong commitment to our organizational mission to help PSWA serve more families and train more providers across Washington. From PSWA: "We are excited to introduce the community to this talented and dynamic woman and know PS-WA will be in great hands under her leadership." Allie started in her new role in August 2019.

    Kimber Connors, Executive Director

    Washington State Opportunity Scholarship

    “We feel incredibly fortunate to have in Kimber such an inspiring, results-driven leader who is ready to spearhead the next phase of our organization’s growth,” said Brad Smith, WSOS Board Chair and President of Microsoft. “Throughout her career, Kimber has been a tireless advocate for educational equity with a deep commitment to removing barriers for students across our state.” Kimber stated as the new ED for WSOS in July 2019.

    Expanded Development Team

    Open Arms Perinatal Services

    Clover partnered with Open Arms Perinatal Services in Spring 2019 to hire two new development positions, Peggy Allen Jackson, Development Director and Rosa Booker, Development Manager. Peggy and Rosa will work collaboratively to help advance the organization's mission and vision for serving women and children across Washington.

    D’Artagnan Caliman, Executive Director

    Building Changes

    In June 2019, Building Changes welcomed D'Artagnan Caliman as their new executive director. Caliman has spent most of his career in the field of child welfare, working to improve the practices and policies of the foster care system. Having experienced both foster care and periods of homelessness as a youth, he has devoted much of his boundless energy to ensuring that the people impacted most by practice and policy decisions are included in making them.

    Kellie Morril, Executive Director

    Tiny Trees Preschool

    Kellie Morrill joined the Tiny Trees staff as executive director in May 2019. "Kellie is a seasoned leader in the early childhood education field, and is poised to lead Tiny Trees with strength and thoughtfulness,” said Tiny Trees Board Co-Presidents Matt Holman and Keren Herzberg. “Her experience in delivering high quality early learning programs, her extensive operational and management experience, and her deep commitment to our values, mission, and focus on equity make her an outstanding fit to lead the organization.

    Sudha Nandagopal, a leading Seattle-based progressive movement strategist, community builder and thought leader, joined the global philanthropy network as its new CEO in February 2019.

    Lexi Keeler, Director of Advancement

    Seattle Girls' School

    For the past decade, Lexi has supported young people through development work at innovative community organizations. Lexi currently serves on the Board of Southeast Seattle Education Coalition (SESEC), a coalition of organizations, schools, educators, parents and caregivers, and community leaders working to improve education for all children, especially those farthest from opportunities.