Executive Staff

Blue Sky Center
May 16, 2023
New Cuyama, California
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Blue Sky Center is searching for executive leaders to help scale our impact as we enter the next phase of our organization’s life. These are full-time salaried positions perfect for a nonprofit executive interested in joining an innovative entrepreneurial team.


This position is right for you if you are:

Self-directed and able to drive multiple projects at once.

Patient and believe asset-based economic development is the cornerstone of community resilience.

Resourceful and able to adapt while maintaining a celebratory culture


After eight years of maturation, Blue Sky is ready to expand the impact of our work both locally and nationally. We are seeking a leader who understands the value of equitable stewardship in the development of rural economies. At an unprecedented moment of opportunity to become a leading rural economic development organization in our nation, we look forward to growing our team with visionary, gritty leadership that pursues purpose-driving resources and partnerships.


We are looking for team members who thrive in a rural environment with demonstrated commitment and passion for social, economic and/or environmental justice.


Executive leaders will be responsible for providing the vision and voice to drive growth & sustainability of current projects, establish Blue Sky Center as a model of economic and cultural resilience for rural communities, and build new vision and programs to elevate the Cuyama Valley.


Must-Have Qualifications:

Demonstrated non-profit fundraising experience


Board management and community facilitation experience


English & Spanish Proficiency


Clear communicator


Dynamic problem solver


Demonstrated resilient and positive leadership


Must be living in or willing to relocate to Cuyama


View our entire Executive Director Job Description and application details here.




Starting salary of $55,000, annually adjustable by approval of Board of Directors


Eligible for performance/annual bonus as determined by Board of Directors


Personal employer-provided health insurance coverage


$2,000 annual professional development fund for use on direct expenses (conference fees, travel, meals, etc.)


Flexible professional development period of 30 paid days per year


15 paid vacation days per year, 10 paid sick days per year

Additionally, 10 paid days off for Federal Holidays and ~12 paid days off for Blue Sky closures during Thanksgiving and Winter Break

Apply by sending a letter of interest as well as your resumé/CV as a PDF by email to [email protected]


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