Transforming Age

Executive Director

Job Locations 1 week ago(9/10/2020 8:04 PM)
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Founded in the 1970s Full Life Care is a 501-c3 not-for-profit organization, that provides adult day health, home care, and a spectrum of community-based support in Washington state. Full Life Care is an affiliate partner of Transforming Age, a 60-year-old not-for-profit senior living organization that is committed to five key areas: housing, business services, technology, community services, and philanthropy. Transforming Age and Full Life Care are partnered to provide innovative solutions to help older adults live independent, purposeful lives.


Full Life Care is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for frail elders and people with chronic or terminal illnesses and disabilities. We respect the dignity of our participants and provide for them with care and compassion. We are committed, through our program of health and social services, to the independence and well-being of all participants and to providing respite for caregivers.


Full Life Care is seeking a seasoned Executive Director (ED) who is a highly motivated leader able to implement a business model focused on strengthening core programs and mobilizing communities to support furthering mission reach. In addition to managing day-to-day operations and fiscal resources, the ED will be charged with leading the effort to increase funding and develop operational systems that support long-term sustainability. This will include a strategic initiative to replicate Full Life Care services across the larger Transforming Age affiliate network. The organization will be best served by the future executive’s professional experience, passion and ability to cultivate strong relationships that inspire and engage staff, volunteers, funders and community partners. This will be accomplished in part by a creative spirit and proven leadership for highly effective organizations. 



In response to a transition in leadership in 2019, Transforming Age and the Full Life Care Leadership team completed an agency-wide assessment focusing on strengths, and framing the vision for Full Life’s future. Through this process opportunities to restructure programs, stabilize fiscal resources and improve operations were identified. As we began to implement these organizational changes we were faced with a new challenge - COVID-19. In response to an uprecedented pandemic we continued to focus on our clients. Our primary goal, to ensure we were able to provide the lifesaving and enriching programs that many of the most vulnerable in our community depend on. We have proven time and time again that perseverance and resilience are true core values of Full Life Care. In spite of the ongoing challenges of the pandemic, we have not only continued to stabilize our financial outlook but thrive. 


Full Life Care serves thousands of older adults and adults with disabilities, regardless of their income. The team of leaders at Transforming Age and Full Life Care are committed to partnering with staff, volunteers and adjacent agencies to build communities that are vital to improving people’s lives. During this turbulent time, FLC’s services continue in what we fondly refer to as our 2.0 model, shifting away from site-based services to telehealth and virtual connections. Home Care continues to serve 93% of the clients we served prior to COVID-19 and expect the program to grow as more of our community look for options to remain safely in their homes, Housing Stabilization Services, Health Home Care Coordination, AmeriCorps, and ElderFriends Volunteer Companionship all continue to support our residents and clients. 


As the home and community-based services arm of the Transforming Age network, Full Life Care provides services in response to an increasing community need, offering options for the growing population of aging adults and adults of all ages that require care due to disability, illness or injury. Many of these people want to remain in their homes as long as possible but  have limited resources.


Full Life Care’s new Executive Director will partner with the Transforming Age team as part of a strategic initiative to replicate Full Life Care services across the Transforming Age network in an effort to further mission reach and build communities that support an individual’s ability to lead an independent and purposeful life.

Position Details

The successful applicant for this Executive Director position will possess expertise in organizational leadership, a successful record of fund development, advancing strategic initiatives, fiscal acumen and strong communication skills with diverse audiences using a variety of methods. The ideal candidate will have a passion for the mission and an understanding of the important role Full Life Care plays in the communities it serves.

The ideal candidate will possess many of the following qualities:

  • Experienced leader with demonstrated success leading an organization, preferably in human services
  • Excellent management skills with the ability to engage and motivate staff, volunteers and allied industry partners
  • Strong resource development with experience in non-profit infrastructure systems and operations  
  • Proven organizational skills including planning, delegating, program development and task facilitation
  • Excellent communicator using a variety of methods with extensive interpersonal and relationship-building skills 
  • Proven record of collaboration and building a strong team culture within an organization and affiliated organizations  
  • Values diversity and exhibits commitment to equity and inclusion
  • Desire, drive and a vision for improving program quality and impact
  • Experience in and/or an understanding of human services – direct experience in adult and/or eldercare a plus
  • Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable and innovative
  • A sense of humor, while being an effective organizational leader & team player




Leadership & Communication:  Lead the daily operation of the organization.  Communicate and expand the reach of Full Life Care’s mission through community engagement.  Foster strong relationships with staff, advisory board, volunteers, and adjacent organizations.  Uphold the values and represent the organization in the highest regard in all community interactions.  Transparent and appropriate.

Resource Development:  In partnership with the Transforming Age leadership, implement a development plan and advancement strategies to procure the necessary investments needed to grow revenue streams for the long-term financial strength of the organization. 

Affiliate and Community Relations: Establish and maintain a productive relationship with affiliate Transforming Age and community organizations through open and honest communication. Supply the information, tools and resources necessary for effective partnerships. Engage in strategic planning and visioning with Transforming Age with a primary focus on replicating FLC services across the affiliate network.

Fiscal Management:  Ensure that sound fiscal practices, record keeping and reporting are established and executed. Manage the fiscal health of Full Life Care which includes operating within the approved budget, ensuring maximum resource utilization and maintenance of the organization in a positive financial position. 

Program and Organizational Management:  Develop, communicate and implement an annual operating plan in support of the strategic plan. Make course corrections as necessary ensuring day-to-day operations are of high quality, client-centric, relevant and efficient.   

Staff Development and Supervision:  Provide leadership, staff development and supervision, aligning staff assignments to maximize client benefits and ensure goals of Full Life Care are achieved. Provide direct supervision of Leadership Team.


Required Criteria:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Five (5) years of top executive level organizational leadership experience


A summary of qualifications limited to two pages and a cover letter including a personal statement expressing how the mission of Full Life Care aligns with your personal and professional goals.

Please email resume, cover letter and three professional references to Inquiry welcome.



  • Highly Competitive Salary and Compensation Package
  • Resume deadline: September 30, 2020
  • Final Interviews anticipated: Week of October 19, 2020
  • Position to be filled by: Week of November 30, 2020

Join us in our vision of working toward a future where adults with serious illnesses or disabilities can be supported in the community rather than living in isolation or needing to resort to institutional care!



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