LEAD San Diego

An Affiliate of San Diego Regional Chamber

Community Leadership Opportunities

LEAD San Diego aims to create space for positive transformations in our community through a diverse suite of leadership development programs and strong community connections. We have compiled a list of available community leadership opportunities to help connect program graduates to groups where they can put what they’ve learned into action. Explore the positions below.

If your organization has an opening you’d like to share here, please email details to lead@sdchamber.org.

Central San Diego Black Chamber Director of Operations 

Reporting to our Board Chairman, the Director of Operations is a newly created role, overseeing our day-to-day business operations and playing a key role in the sustainability and scalability of the organization. Working closely with both the President & CEO and the Board, they will oversee a team of 4 staff members. Learn more.


Episcopal Community Services Chief Operating Officer

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Chief Operating Officer (COO) is responsible
for the leadership and management of programs and most of the organization’s administrative
functions. Together with the CEO and the Senior Leadership Team, the COO develops and
implements strategies across the organization


I Love a Clean San Diego Multi-Lingual Job Opportunities

I Love a Clean San Diego and the City of San Diego are partnering to conduct door-to-door outreach for Spanish, Tagalog, and Vietnamese speaking communities to promote recycling in multi-family residential units. Learn more and apply here.


San Diego Loyal Soccer Club Job Opportunities 

San Diego Loyal Soccer Club has two job opportunities, including a Ticket Operations Manager and an Account Executive. Primary responsibilities of the Ticket Operations Manager would include event building, ticket system setup, customer service, reports, analytics and more. Primary responsibilities of the Account Executive would include selling and servicing new and existing accounts, generating new ideas to increase ticket sales, and executing basic office tasks as needed.


San Diego North Economic Development Council

The San Diego North EDC adding 2 to 3 more private sector board members who are passionately interested in supporting North County (north of SR56) economic development. They are especially interested in finding those interested or involved with small business and who have an interest in inclusive economic development.  At present, investment/membership is NOT required for these seats. Contact W. Erik Bruvold for more information. 


San Diego Police Foundation Director of Administration

The Director of Administration works very closely with the President/CEO, managing all the administrative, operational and financial aspects of the organization, and ensuring we are positioned for growth.  In addition to providing close provide close programmatic, project management and administrative support, the Director also serves as a thought partner and sounding board to the CEO. Learn more.


San Diego Youth Services Chief Human Services Officer

At the broadest level, the Chief Human Resources Officer will ensure SDYS meets its commitment to developing all team members to their fullest potential, ensuring our organization is an outstanding place to build a career in the nonprofit sector. Learn more.


Steer Group iCommute Employer Services Program

Steer Group is expanding the iCommute program, a regional transportation demand management (TDM) program, to reach more employers as the region rebounds from COVID. Learn more and apply here.


Think Dignity Board Of Directors Treasurer

Think Dignity’s mission is to inspire, empower, and organize our community to advance
basic dignity for those living on the streets. The Treasurer tends to be the gatekeeper of financial information for the Board of Directors and ensures that the board members are well versed on important financial issues. Learn more and apply here.


TrueCare Director of Philanthropy

An experienced and dynamic philanthropy executive needed to reimagine and relaunch TrueCare’s programming and efforts to create a culture of giving, both internally and externally. Reporting directly to the VP of Marketing & Development, and working closely with the President & CEO, the Director of Philanthropy will have full responsibility across all development operations.


UC San Diego Entrepreneur-in-Residence 2021/2022

UC San Diego is looking for enthusiastic, successful entrepreneurs to help our students and faculty develop their ideas, advise teams on the road ahead, and potentially find your next company as part of their Entrepreneur-in-Residence 2021/2022. Learn more.


West Health Special Assistant to the President & CEO

Join a prominent and well-funded public health organization working on groundbreaking initiatives to transform healthcare for decades to come. The Special Assistant to the President will be involved with almost every area of the organization in some capacity, working extremely closely with a dynamic, engaging executive.


West Health Director of Board Relations & Governance

The Director of Board Relations & Governance serves as the primary point of contact (internally and externally) for all areas of corporate governance and contracting needs. This key position manages a wide range of projects and responsibilities, enabling West Health’s Executive Team to be as productive, efficient, and effective as possible.


City of Chula Vista                                            

Various board, committee, and commission openings are available. Requirements and application deadlines vary. Learn more and apply here.


City of San Diego

Various board, committee, and commission openings are available. Requirements and application deadlines vary. Learn more and apply here.


State of California

Various board, committee, and commission openings are available. Requirements and application deadlines vary. Learn more and apply here.

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