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Center for Transforming Lives’ CDO to step down

Fort Worth-based Center for Transforming Lives is searching for a new Chief Development Officer after the announcement of current CDO Trish Rodriguez’s resignation.

Rodriguez is stepping down to spend more time with her little girl.

The organization is serving over 1,000 families each year with a near $8M budget and plans to continue growing.

Carol Klocek, Center for Transforming Lives CEO, said in an email, “We are looking for a fearless fundraiser and communicator who can help make growth happen.”

The full job description can be found here.

To apply, send your resume with salary requirements to


For 110 years, the organization now known as the Center for Transforming Lives (CTL) has provided anti-poverty programs for women and children in Tarrant County. It was founded in 1907 as the first YWCA™ in Texas serving as a boarding house for poor women, expanded to include child care for working mothers in the 1930s, and in 2015 changed its name from the YWCA Fort Worth & Tarrant County to the Center for Transforming Lives to more clearly articulate its mission.

The Center for Transforming Lives breaks the cycle of poverty for women and children through safe housing, early childhood development and financial stability. Find out more on the organization’s website. publishes every week.
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