Job Opportunity (Capital Area Community Services)

Capital Area Community Services is a large nonprofit human and social services agency based in Lansing, Michigan with an annual budget of more than $20 million. Since 1964, CACS has served the people of Clinton, Eaton, Ingham and Shiawassee counties, building partnerships and strengthening families. CACS is part of a national network of community action agencies dedicated to eliminating the causes and conditions of poverty through community-based programs and services.  Some of the programs and services operated by CACS include Head Start, Weatherization, Financial Literacy, Senior Information and Assistance, Commodity Food, Homeless Prevention and other Housing Services.

After more than four decades of dedicated and faithful service, CACS Executive Director Ivan Love will be taking on the biggest challenge of his life, retirement. While we will miss his wise leadership and vast knowledge, we are excited at the prospect of welcoming a new Executive Director to the organization.

At the direction of the CACS Board of Directors, the Search Committee is pleased to announce that we will begin accepting applications for the position of Executive Director on August 1, 2017 and will close the opportunity on August 31, 2017. The Search Committee will begin screening and interviewing qualified candidates in mid-August and select the final candidate in October 2017. The CACS Board of Directors intends for the incoming and retiring Executive Directors to have a period of 4 – 8 weeks overlap in order to ensure a smooth transition.

Qualified candidates should submit a detailed, thoughtful cover letter of no more than one page along with a resume to Julie Powers, Search Committee Chair at in one PDF file. Additional materials submitted will not be considered.

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