Location: All Region - West II (AK CA HI OR WA)
Mission(s): Health
Salary: $65,000/Yr - to - $70,000/Yr
Job Type: Full Time
Posted On: May 18, 2022

Education: Bachelor's Degree
Career Level: Management (Manager/Director/Supervisor)
Nonprofit Experience: 2-10 Yrs


Parkinson Association of Northern California (PANC)

Executive Director

The Parkinson Association of Northern California (PANC) is seeking an Executive Director with proven executive-level leadership and fund development skills as well as passion and energy to strengthen and grow a small not-for-profit organization.

PANC exists to support those dealing with Parkinson’s disease (PD) – through 36 regional Support Groups, website (www.panctoday.org), quarterly newsletters, annual conference, specialized training for clinical therapists, and the encouragement to live through health and wellness strategies. The support extends to the person with PD and to their family/care partners and the larger People with Parkinson’s (PWP) community.

PANC conducts its work through its volunteer Board of Directors and three paid employees (the Executive Director plus 2 part-time support staff professionals working 20-35 hours per week).  PANC also utilizes consultants and contractors for specified tasks based on Board priorities.

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Organization, Mission, Communications

Manages the annual review and implementation of the PANC Strategic Plan.


Identifies and implements the most effective methods to promote PANC’s mission which is, “The Parkinson Association of Northern California is dedicated to enhancing the lives of people with Parkinson's, their families and care partners. We live our motto, "Building Community for the Journey."


Coordinates with PANC Officers to structure monthly Board meetings, Advisory Committee meetings and reports, task accountability processes, and internal communications to support effective Board and organizational administration.


Serves as a local and regional presence that communicates PANC’s mission and promotes public awareness to a variety of interested audiences.


  1. Financial Performance, Accountability and Sustainability

Develops and implements the annual Fund Development Plan that includes options for local and regional fundraising strategies, operations, and activities

Assures fiscal integrity, including submission and presentation to the Board of Directors an annual budget and monthly financial statements that accurately reflect the financial condition of the organization. Identifies financial risks and offers assessment of Board options.

Manages operational finances effectively, including maintaining costs within the approved budget, ensures maximum resource utilization and maintenance of the organization in a positive financial position. Identifies financial opportunities and risks for the Board and Advisory Committee meetings.

Organizes and participates with the PANC Advisory Finance Committee with a contracted CPA and other financial consultants as needed to identify fiscal efficiencies and opportunities to support Board accountability, program expansion, and organizational sustainability.

III. Governance

Communicates and advises the Executive Committee and Board of Directors, consults with contracted legal counsel and government agencies to assure PANC’s compliance with regulations for non-profit organizations.

Assures operational compliance with legal requirements and reports organizational risks to the Executive Committee and Board of Directors.

Develops ongoing education for the Board of Directors and provides orientation to new Directors with the Executive Committee.

Implements governance structure guided by policies and procedures developed by the Board of Directors and the Advisory Governance Committee.

  1. Not-for-Profit Organization Leadership and Management

Effectively manages and develops PANC’s programs, operations, staff, consultants, contractors, sponsors/funders, and community partners.

Ensures effective systems to track outcomes, and regularly evaluates program components and provides recommendations for improvements to the Advisory Governance Committee, Executive Committee, and Board of Directors.

Manages the PANC office by organizing operations and procedures; preparing payroll; controlling correspondence; designing filing systems; reviewing/approving supply requisitions; assigning/monitoring clerical functions and administering a membership and donations database system

In compliance with PANC policies and procedures signs and maintains contracts, agreements and other instruments made on behalf of the organization.

Desired Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher learning.

Experience as an Executive Director or Supervisor within a not-for-profit group.

Demonstrated knowledge of fund development, including fundraising events, campaigns, grant writing-management, establishing major gift/legacy donation programs and database development/maintenance and utilization strategies.

Strong project management skills.

Ability to promote PANC’s mission to a variety of audiences, including the licensed medical and professional healthcare community.

Effective communication skills, including narrative and business writing, editing, public speaking, and awareness of effective means to utilize social media strategies.

Demonstrated external communication experience and an ability to guide the utilization of technology to support PANC’s message and fund development via traditional media (tv, radio, print), social media, Internet/website presence and effective community outreach.


Salary:  $65-70,000 annually (Depending on Experience/Qualifications) with performance bonus opportunity after first year

Benefits: 10 days’ vacation annually, 3 sick days, $300 monthly stipend for personally administered retirement account/health care coverage or other employee benefit needs.

Employment type:  Full-time, exempt, accountable to the PANC Executive Committee (Board Officers) and Board of Directors.

Schedule:  40-hour work week/flexibility of days and times in coordination with PANC Executive Committee

  • Monday to Friday and occasional Saturdays for special events

Work Location: Folsom, CA office and some telework availability

Travel: Minimal.  May represent PANC Board at locally sponsored events throughout Northern California.

For More Information, Visit: www.indeed.com/cmp/Parkinson-Association-of-Northern-California/jobs?jk=ea0672a4f54b678e&start=0&clearPrefilter=1

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