Center for Volunteer & Nonprofit Leadership – CHANGE STARTS HERE

Executive Search

We recruit and place the most qualified leaders for Bay Area nonprofits.

Consulting Services

We help nonprofits of every size and mission achieve greater impact through customized consulting solutions.

Volunteer Services

We mobilize people to take action on the causes they care about and help organizations better meet their missions through the power of volunteers.


We train nonprofit professionals to be more skilled, knowledgeable, and confident, allowing them to take their impact to the next level.

Upcoming Activities


Leaders’ Lunch & Learn: What are donors REALLY looking for? ...

Bring your lunch and join us for our fifth Leaders’ Lunch & Learn session, where Corbin Howe will talk about strategy and how to operationalize your strategic plan for increased impact. Many organizations have an impressive mission/vision and maybe even a strategic plan, BUT operating plans are often disconnected from the strategy and mission. In […]

Save the Date: May 14 @ 12:00 pm



Excellence in Leadership Program (ELP) MARIN 2019 ...

In modern nonprofits, organizational mission and performance are inextricably linked. Today’s nonprofit leaders cannot afford to expend resources based on good intentions and wishful thinking. The social sector needs to focus on meaningful and measurable change. Nonprofit leaders and executives are critical to both maximize and sustain an organization’s impact. As such, they need to […]

Save the Date: April 2 @ 8:00 am

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