Chief Executive Officer
Pajaro Valley Prevention and Student Assistance
Watsonville, CA
Salary Range: $120,000 to $150,000
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We are happy to announce the Chief Executive Officer position at our client, Pajaro Valley Prevention and Student Assistance.

Pajaro Valley Prevention and Student Assistance (PVPSA) is a dedicated non-profit to the Pajaro Valley Unified School District and provides an array of social services to over 1,200 children and families per year. PVPSA provides drug, alcohol and tobacco prevention and intervention programs for youth and adults, youth and family counseling, violence prevention and intervention, school dropout and gang prevention programs, and parent education. PVPSA has distinguished itself as a leader in
implementing evidence-based programs and practices to support student achievement for the last 31 years.

Founded in 1991, PVPSA is tax-exempt under IRC Section 501(c)(3) and has 50 employees and a budget of $4.7 million. PVPSA is governed by a twelve-voting-member board of directors that is reflective of the ethnic and geographic areas that the agency serves.

PVPSA logoPVPSA believes that every young person in our community should have the opportunity to thrive. Our mission is to improve the quality of life of students and families in the Pajaro Valley by providing health education, prevention services, mental health services, and advocating for public policies that protect the health of our community. The agency is committed to helping employees fulfill a balanced approach to managing their careers and personal lives.

The Chief Executive Officer will lead and manage PVPSA, carrying out the mission of PVPSA by successfully building community partnerships, engaging influential community members, raising funds and ensuring that the strategic goals set forth by the Board of Directors are carried out.

We seek an energetic leader with a passion for our mission, who embraces an environment of change and innovation, and who would like to put their imprint on this organization as it makes a transformational leap to increase our impact and create a blueprint for growth. This position offers the candidate an exciting opportunity to be part of a dynamic community-based organization that offers evidence-based programs to the Tri-County population. As the CEO, you will work with a collaborative board who are prominent members of the community and be part of an inclusive environment that promotes diversity and equitable access.

Please visit: for more information about the organization. Pajaro Valley Prevention and Student Assistance is an equal opportunity employer.

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