Downtown Streets Team
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Chief Executive Officer
Downtown Streets Team 
San Jose, California
Annual Salary: $200,000 – $220,000 DOE/DOQ
Support the vision of ending homelessness through the power of community and dignity of work!
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Downtown Streets Team (DST) is seeking a Chief Executive Officer (CEO). DST is a 501(c)3 organization located in 20 communities throughout Northern and Central California. This CEO will lead the organization into an exciting new chapter of growth, while achieving their mission to help those struggling with homelessness and assisting them in charting their own path to self-sufficiency. The CEO will oversee a staff of approximately 180, including six direct reports, and a budget of approximately $17 million. We are seeking an innovative CEO to provide organizational stability and expansion into other communities. The next CEO will be a strategic individual with an engaging leadership style, business savviness, compassion, and a high level of emotional intelligence. If you are eager to embody the ‘DST Way’ — loving, passionate, scrappy, affable, and hardworking — and are committed to ending homelessness and seeing people fulfill their potential, apply today!


This seasoned professional will ensure the financially healthy future of our organization while leading improvements to our business model through diplomatic but tenacious leadership. They will be an enthusiastic and personable leader who will have a proven track record leading and managing others and resources. They will oversee employee relations, community engagement, fund development, finance, human and organizational development, and organizational policy and culture. With a mindset on developing a purposeful culture, they will demonstrate flexibility, empathy, grace, and openness to creative ways to accomplish our mission and goals.