San Mateo, CA

Executive Director of the FCS Division

m/Oppenheim Associates is assisting Caminar, FCS Division, in the search for a savvy, mission-driven Executive Director to diversify revenue, and identify opportunities to expand and develop new forward-thinking mental health and substance abuse services in Santa Clara County. For more information, please review the full Position Description.

For nearly 70 years, Family & Children Services of Silicon Valley (FCS) has provided counseling, prevention and support services to underserved and vulnerable communities. Using innovative, research-based, and culturally-competent approaches, it offers programs tailored to the needs of each participant, and annually serves more than 11,000 children, teens and adults. In January 2017, FCS merged with Caminar, bringing together two Bay Area behavioral health organizations with complementary visions and goals, and a shared commitment to building bridges to wellness, resiliency and self-sufficiency for their clients. The combined organization addresses complex needs through a continuum of care that encompasses treatment of mental health and substance use conditions, family violence and abuse prevention, case management, medication clinics, short-term residential treatment, and supported employment, housing and educational programs.

Reporting to the CEO of Caminar, the Executive Director of the FCS Division serves as a member Caminar’s Executive Management Team. The ED will be a highly visible and credible member of the community, responsible for the programmatic and financial integrity and sustainability of FCS, and for providing leadership to the FCS staff to ensure programs are meeting the needs of the community, fulfilling the mission, and excellence in the delivery of quality care is consistent with the principles of social rehabilitation. The FCS division has a staff of 145 and accounts for $12M of Caminar’s overall budget of $32M. The ED will have 5+ years’ experience managing a complex organization or division, demonstrated ability to develop productive professional relationships (relationships in Santa Clara County a distinct advantage), and knowledge of community mental health and/or substance abuse services.

For additional information or to apply, please contact Lisa Grossman at info[at]moppenheim[dot]com.

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