Executive Search for Nonprofits

Executive Search for Nonprofits


Scion Executive Search has extensive experience completing comprehensive executive searches for nonprofits and social services nationally across the United States and internationally.


From health and human service organizations to large relief causes to impactful social services, our search experts specialize in placing proven leadership for nonprofit organizations.

Since 2006, Scion Executive Search has been leading comprehensive executive leadership searches for prestigious organizations. Our nonprofit executive search practice supports national executive and department leadership for a wide variety of organizations.

In addition to recruitment, networking, and candidate evaluation our executive search experts counsel our clients as to effective organizational development strategy, timeline creation, and leadership transition assistance to drive your hiring goals. We are experts in nonprofit executive search and highly skilled at diversity recruiting. We take great care in creating exceptionally well-qualified executive candidate pools for our clients.

Scion Executive Search is an award-winning firm whose passion for connecting nonprofits to exceptional leadership is boundless. We were listed two years running on the Forbes “Best Executive Recruiting Firm” list in the United States, and have been listed in the Business Times for thirteen years running. Scion is an award-winning firm with a passion for connecting associations to exceptional leadership.

We are expert executive recruiters, leadership networkers, connectors, diversity recruiting mavens, project managers, and organizational development executives that thrive in connecting leadership and empowering your mission’s impact.

Our proven executive recruitment experience and network serves the following mission specializations:

  • Community
  • Human Services
  • Children & Family Services
  • Health
  • Medical
  • Education
  • Youth
  • Housing
  • Workforce Development
  • Local/Regional Issues
  • Advocacy
  • Social Justice
  • Human Rights
  • Equality and Opportunity
  • Business/Entrepreneurship
  • Economic development
  • Natural Resources
  • Faith-based Organizations
  • Historic Trusts and Preservations
  • Other specialties

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Scion Executive Search is an award-winning full-service nonprofit executive search firm that provides clients with extraordinary talent for hire. Since 2006, our partners have been strategically placing nonprofit talent within foundations, organizations, and educational institutions globally. It is our aim to make your organizations’ growth goals an attainable reality.