The Delaware Community Foundation (DCF) seeks an energetic, resourceful and strategic professional to join our organization at an exciting time of transformation and growth. Reporting to the Vice President for Community Impact, the selected candidate will work to ensure resources invested in the community have maximum benefit toward improving quality of life. The Program Associate is responsible for supporting the programmatic activities of the DCF with a particular emphasis on grant-making related to health outcomes, and including efforts to engage with the community as well as serve donors. This is a unique opportunity for a person who has a passion for service, demonstrated excellence in project management, and is excited to contribute creatively and strategically to the DCF’s vision of expanding opportunity for all Delawareans.
The Health Portfolio includes two important grant initiatives: BluePrints for the Community and Healthy Communities of Delaware (HCD).
Successful candidates will possess, and have demonstrated in previous roles, the following attributes and skills:
➔ Commitment to mission-driven work; strong knowledge of Delaware
➔ College degree or equivalent experience, along with 3-5 years of related professional experience
➔ Experience in the nonprofit sector, particularly in health-related roles and organzations; experience with grant evaluation and/or program planning a plus
➔ Strong project management and organization skills
➔ Critical analysis, oral and written communication skills; independent writing and
preparation of reports and letters
➔ Ability to synthesize and organize large amounts of information with an attention to detail
➔ Spanish language proficiency a plus
➔ Demonstrated initiative for problem-solving and a “can-do” mindset
➔ Proven ability to collaborate well with others in a wide variety of settings
➔ Ability to travel to meetings around the DCF’s region and occasionally to conferences and other professional development opportunities
For the full position description please visit www.delcf.org/career-opportunities.
To apply, please send cover letter, resume and work sample (see below) and compensation expectations to search@Delcf.org. Applications that do not include a work sample will not be considered.
Work Sample: We’ve found it helpful to review samples of candidates’ actual work, to get a sense of how people think and operate. Please share a work product that will help give us a sense of what we’d see if we could watch you at work. Examples include a work plan for a project you managed, an analysis or progress report of a program you ran, or a proposal for a new project you launched. It should be related to the responsibilities and qualifications included in the Program Associate job description. We’ll keep anything that you share with us confidential, and please feel free to remove names or other details you’re not comfortable sharing.
Deadline: May 31, 2020
Providing high quality services since 1911, Federation Early Learning Services (FELS) is widely regarded as a leader in the child care field. With six centers and two after school programs in Philadelphia, Montgomery and Delaware Counties, FELS provides early childhood education and affordable child care in a safe and nurturing environment to over 600 children annually, aged six weeks to twelve years old. Built on a foundation of Jewish values and traditions, today FELS serves children from families with diverse economic, religious, and racial backgrounds in year-round programs throughout the Delaware Valley. FELS also provides fun and educational summer camp programs.
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) implements the strategic plan and ensures fiscal, operational, marketing, human resources, technology and programmatic outcomes that support the established mission, goals and values of FELS. The President & CEO will inspire, lead, and direct employees to achieve the highest levels of excellence so that each child is provided with a challenging, meaningful, and rewarding early childhood experience. Providing leadership and information to the Board of Directors, the President & CEO will grow the organization, as approved by the Board’s Strategic Plan, with annual goals and accomplishments.
Qualified candidates will have a minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible senior leadership experience; prior nonprofit experience and management of a complex, multi-site organization preferred. The successful candidate will have an appreciation and passion for the mission of FELS. Must have success in leading teams, implementing a strategic vision, and meeting aspirational goals. Proven success in an externally-facing leadership role is essential. Must have extensive experience in organizational development, personnel management, budget and resource development, and strategic planning. Possess the ability to build collaborative relationships and effectively navigate across a highly engaged constituent base including children, parents, staff and Board members. Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred. Willing and able to travel regionally; must be available to attend events after work hours or on weekends, as needed.
For a complete position description, listing of qualifications and additional information on FELS , visit our website at www.lambertassoc.com
Qualified candidates may send resume and salary history to:
Catharine McGeever, Executive Recruiter
Lambert & Associates
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The Senior Director of Human Resources is responsible for developing and executing YBP’s human resources strategy, specifically in the areas of employee well-being, continuous workforce improvement and planning, talent acquisition, change management, performance management, succession planning, training and development, and policy development and compliance. The Senior Director of Human Resources will be part of the Senior Leadership team and act as a strategic advisor to senior leadership on a variety of issues, including leadership development and talent management. The Human Resources Director provides strategic leadership by formulating and articulating HR needs and plans to staff and to the Board of Directors.
The Senior Director of Human Resources will have the ability to bring credibility to the human resource function through his/her professional qualifications and leadership. S/he will continue to build respectful and productive collaboration at the most senior levels of a rapidly growing, complex organization. The Senior Director Human Resources will be a strategic business partner, establishing rapport at all levels within the school. S/he will cultivate relationships to ensure that HR delivers value, service excellence and operational efficiency. As a leader that embodies an ‘executive presence’, s/he must be highly articulate and a deft communicator. This individual will foster respect, trust, and collaboration among team members and will possess the ability to manage through change with flexibility and poise.
The Senior Director of Human Resources will report to the Chief Financial and Operating Officer and supervise the HR Manager and other HR related staff as needed.
Responsibilities and Duties:
Send your cover letter, resume and salary expectations to Human Resources at email@example.com with subject line “HR Director”.
The Executive Director, working with and reporting to the Board of Directors, has overall leadership for NJEJA, including fundraising, strategic and project planning and implementation, as well as organizational and financial management.
Our Director must be a skilled, self-reliant leader, with the presence, confidence and communication skills to operate as a peer with an active, able Board, other non-profit leaders, governmental officials, community leaders, and funders. Our Director must also be a team player within our small nonprofit team where all employees and board members are expected to work together and share administrative tasks as necessary for the day to day effectiveness of NJEJA. Our Director should embody and have deep experience and passion for environmental justice with previous experience that aligns with environmental justice principles, like the Jemez Principles.
The Director should have a demonstrated commitment to environmental justice advocacy, activism and/or policy. The ED should be able to work in a dynamic environments at both the grassroots level in EJ communities and in legislative or policy settings. The Director is expected to have experience and capacity to fundraise and manage the organization on a daily basis.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Fiscal, Development & Project Management
Internal and External Leadership
To apply, please submit your resume along with a brief cover letter describing your interest in the position. You may combine the resume and cover letter into one attachment…
The Hispanic Family Center of Southern NJ seeks a new Executive Director to advance the organization’s mission to meet the physical, mental, social, economic and political needs of the residents of Southern New Jersey and its vision to be an instrument of change and a voice of power for the clients it serves and represents. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors.
The ideal candidate will be bilingual/bi-cultural and have an authentic, inclusive and strategic leadership style; demonstrated social sector management experience; strong finance, fundraising and communications skills, and; a passion for serving the Latino community in Southern New Jersey.
Since 1976, the Hispanic Family Center of Southern NJ (HFC) has met the emerging needs of Southern New Jersey residents with a particular commitment to serve the Hispanic population living in the region. What started as a grassroots advocacy organization delivering behavioral health services has become a comprehensive human services entity with three locations in Camden and one in Gloucester County.
Latinos comprise approximately 70% of the nearly 10,000 clients HFC serves annually through a diverse portfolio of programs and services designed to:
HFC has an annual budget of approximately $4,000,000. Major funders include six state agencies as well as several local (regional, county, or city) agencies, private foundations and individual donors. The organization currently employs 49 employees and serves as a field placement site for Masters in Social Work students when possible.
Key Selection Criteria
The Hispanic Family Center of Southern NJ has retained the services of Capacity for Change LLC to assist in this search. Interested candidates should submit their resume/CV a cover letter describing their interest in the position and any salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Hispanic Family Center of Southern NJ is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. This position is not open to any third-party recruiters, consultants and/or staffing vendors.
YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School's mission is to empower young adults (18-20 year-olds) to develop skills and connect to opportunities by fostering an environment of love, support, and respect for their whole person. Students graduate high school and successfully transition to college and career as critically conscious leaders, committed to positive change for themselves.
YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School's mission is to empower young adults (18-20 year-olds) to develop skills and connect to opportunities by fostering an environment of love, support, and respect for their whole person. Students graduate high school and successfully transition to college and career as critically conscious leaders, committed to positive change for themselves and their communities.
Full-time AmeriCorps Community Project Coordinators at YouthBuild Philadelphia will have the opportunity to contribute to YB Philly through fostering civic responsibility among our students, strengthening our community, and increasing student engagement. This position will work on community projects, student events, and service learning.
Plan monthly student events, such as extra-curricular activities, cookouts, dances, trips, and prom. Support and serve with student members on their vocation-service sites:
Communicate value of service through fostering leadership in school experiences and opportunities. Communicate value of service through fostering leadership in vocation training/service experiences. Facilitate a service-learning course focused on social justice issues that affect residents of Philadelphia, and expose students to community organizations working on these issues. Facilitate a service-learning course focused on social justice issues that affect residents of Philadelphia, and expose students to community organizations working on these issues
How to Apply:
How to apply: please send your letter of interest and resume to Zuri Stone, Member Hiring Coordinator @ StudentLife@youthbuildphilly.org with the words "Community Projects Coordinator" in the subject line. No phone calls, please.
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Regional Housing Development Services (RHLS) is a nonprofit law firm that works with nonprofit housing developers to create decent, safe, affordable and sustainable housing for lower-income people living in Pennsylvania. RHLS drives successful housing creation because of its unique expertise in affordable, sustainable housing, community and economic development, utility matters and preservation of home ownership.
RHLS seeks a dynamic, innovative, and team oriented Senior Manager for its Housing Development Legal Services team. This team currently includes 7 attorneys and paralegals, who provide legal counsel and representation to nonprofit organizations engaging in affordable housing and community development activities. The Senior Manager will partner with the Deputy Director to lead the housing development practice area, and to build the forward-facing business plan with the housing development legal team. The Senior Manager will also represent nonprofit clients in the development of housing funded by Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC).
This position is an exciting opportunity for an attorney with strong management skills who wants to help lead a skilled team of transactional lawyers helping nonprofit partners turn dreams into safe, affordable communities.
About Regional Housing Legal Services
Founded in 1973, RHLS engages in legal advocacy focused primarily on affordable housing and community developments in Pennsylvania. Key issue areas include low-income housing development, government policy around housing issues (including affordability, racial equity, and the intersection of housing and health), and continuity of residential utility service for low-income households. RHLS has a staff of 19 and a budget of approximately $3 million per year. The Housing Development Legal Services team assists approximately 60 community-based organizations each year, counseling and representing organizational clients on a range of affordable residential projects, primarily utilizing Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC). The team also engages in other projects to support the expansion of affordable housing in Pennsylvania.
The Senior Manager reports to the RHLS Deputy Director.
Compensation: Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
RHLS has a generous employee benefits package.
How to Apply: https://rhls.org
Send letter expressing interest in and qualifications for the position, together with a resume to: email@example.com . RHLS also welcomes nominations for the position.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Phoenixville Women’s Outreach helps empower women to break the cycle of poverty and dependence by providing transitional housing and affordable housing, alongside resources and support.
The House is a place where a woman has time to heal, gains assistance in finding employment, restores financial stability, and receives help in finding permanent housing. When our women are ready to leave, finding affordable housing is a major obstacle in our community. Our non-profit has recently purchased The Next Step House to offer an affordable renting option for women to showcase their self-sufficiency upon leaving the transition house. Both programs help to empower women and enhance their skills to become self-sufficient and independent.
Position Summary: The Housing Director of Phoenixville Women’s Outreach will provide direct service and supervision to the participants in the PWO programs. Primary responsibilities include sustained and regular interaction with participants of diverse backgrounds. The Housing Director will actively collaborate and consult with the Managing Director, Executive Director and Board of Directors on all matters impacting the strategic focus of PWO.
How to Apply
Please email resume and cover letter to Katie Bean, Board Member at Phoenixville Women's Outreach.
Make your career count! Seeking a visionary fundraiser for our Philadelphia Region who can meet goals and objectives, connect with our donors and serve our mission. You will be expected to meet annual revenue targets by engaging, cultivating, and ultimately soliciting major gifts from regional individual donors, thereby advancing the organizational mission and creating meaningful impact in the lives of both donors and beneficiaries of that mission.
We currently have two Regional Philanthropy Officer opportunities in our Philadelphia Region – one will focus on individual donors and the other with corporate donors.
Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required. Advanced degree highly desirable.
Experience: Minimum five years sales and/or fundraising experience required. Experience in qualifying donors through donor discovery and proven success with straightforward requests is required.
Skills and Abilities: Ability to relate well and work effectively with multiple constituencies and audiences. Excellent organizational, verbal and written skills required. Knowledge of office systems: MS-Office preferred and fundraising database systems (e.g., Raiser’s Edge, Salesforce.com).
Come Join Our Mission!
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Mural Arts Philadelphia, the nation’s largest public art program, is seeking a dynamic professional to serve as their Chief Advancement Officer in Philadelphia, PA.
ABOUT MURAL ARTS PHILADELPHIA
Mural Arts Philadelphia is the nation’s largest public art program, dedicated to the belief that art ignites change. For over 30 years, Mural Arts has united artists and communities through a collaborative and equitable process, creating nearly 4,000 artworks that have transformed public spaces and individual lives. Mural Arts aims to empower people, stimulate dialogue, and build bridges of understanding with projects that attract artists from Philadelphia and around the world, and programs that focus on youth education, restorative justice, mental health and wellness, and public art and its preservation. Popular mural tours offer a firsthand glimpse into the inspiring stories behind Mural Arts’ iconic and unparalleled collection, which has earned Philadelphia worldwide recognition as the “City of Murals.”
The Chief Advancement Officer is responsible for planning, managing, and executing a comprehensive and diversified advancement effort that deepens organizational sustainability and allows for strategic, mission-aligned growth. The Chief Advancement Officer supervises four teams, each of which is helmed by a Director and has a focus on expanding audiences and resources for the organization.
The Chief Advancement Officer is additionally responsible for managing the organization’s Board of Directors, contributing in significant ways to financial planning, and supporting government relations connected to Mural Arts’ unique public/private partnership model. As an integral member of the organization’s four-person Executive Team, the Chief Advancement Officer helps maintain a framework and process for strategic decision-making across the organization, guided by our five-year plan.
Mural Arts Philadelphia has retained the services of Diversified Search to assist in this search. Please submit a cover note and resume or nominations, in confidence, to MuralArtsPhiladelphia@divsearch.com.
First State Educate is looking for a highly creative and results-driven Communications and Operations Manager who will create the infrastructure that changes the conversation of education in Delaware. This entrepreneurial and resourceful team member will plan and execute dynamic marketing campaigns that inform and activate stakeholders as engaged participants in our schools; take the lead in building the operational processes of an effective organization committed to communities of trust, and in the field, elevate personal narratives from constituents, forge networks, and act as the eyes and ears of the education ecosystem in Delaware. This person will thrive in a flat, small team environment where problem solving is thoughtful, fast-paced, ambiguous, and fun.
WHAT WE DO
First State Educate, First State Educate Action Fund, and the Act Together for Kids PAC will help catalyze the conditions that enable students in Delaware to develop the knowledge and skills necessary for economic freedom. Through organizing and politics, we build the infrastructure and partnerships that lead to transparency, accountability, flexibility, and innovation.
Our organizations operate in Delaware, home to fewer than one million people known as “a state of neighbors.” Delaware has 195 schools within 19 districts and 22 charters, enrolling 140,849 students in three counties.
Strategic Communications and Content Creation (85%) .In partnership with the Executive Director, execute a communications plan including both proactive and reactive strategies Write and edit concise, bold materials that intersect with advocacy work. Items will include press releases, media advisories, talking points, quotes, blogs, social media, op-eds, annual reports, and web content
Oversee maintenance of a brand-aligned website, including infographics, audio and video
Manage online communities to ensure strong engagement while developing a database of constituents using efficient technology
Research and deliver communications trainings for partner organizations and leaders
Continually identify opportunities to generate support, promote a constructive public narrative, and engage a broad diversity of voices
Develop and design materials to forge and deepen supporter relationships, including presentations for the Board of Directors and donors, event invitations and reports
Organizational Operations (15%): Establish and maintain functions and processes of the organizations including board meeting and office management in collaboration with the Executive Director
Establish document storage systems and protocols to ensure continuity
3 to 5 years communications and marketing experience writing and implementing compelling and cohesive plans, goals, and content in an advocacy, non-profit, political, or government setting
2 to 3 years training in rapid response media and knowledge of and experience using various social media channels with a vision for using them strategically to reach key stakeholder audiences
Experience with platforms for use in distributing communications
Highly proficient with Microsoft Office tools to create written documents, infographics, presentations and with data interpretation (website, email, social media metrics)
An unwavering belief that all children are capable of maximizing their potential
A confident, mature outlook and presence, sense of humor, relentless optimism, spirit of problem-solving and collaboration; calm under pressure
Able to build relationships with people with diverse backgrounds and roles – elected officials, philanthropists, school leaders, families - including those whose political or educational views are different from their own
A commitment to fostering an environment of inclusion and cultural competency
Ability to travel locally and nationally to represent the organization or to facilitate meetings
Ability to think strategically to achieve ideological goals that do not have pre-worn paths
Disciplined orientation to prioritize multiple tasks while meeting deadlines with accuracy
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE with...
Pitching stories and developing relationships with media outlets
Paid and earned media campaigns and on-the-record relations
Understanding state and federal policymaking processes and political environments
Working with elected and appointed officials and senior-level staff
Digital and social media advertising and basic video equipment
Electoral campaigns and community organizing
Please include a cover letter addressing what excites and inspires you about this opportunity, your resume, and two public facing writing samples. Thank you!
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The Chief Operating Officer (COO) will be the hands-on strategic leader of Finance, School Operations, and Human Resources and will oversee the planning, development, implementation, and maintenance of Great Oaks’ business office and school operations functions. The COO is responsible for all the school’s financial functions and ensures that the ensuring that the school meets all state and federal compliance requirements. The COO is central to achieving Great Oaks’ mission by ensuring that instructional team members (i.e. teachers, fellows, academic support staff) are maximizing time spent with students and their respective families to ensure their overall academic success.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: In collaboration with senior leadership, develops, implements, operates, maintains, and controls the essential Financial, Human Resources, and Operations of Great Oaks-Wilmington. Defines and implements key performance indicators and strategic objectives for the departments; facilitates measurement of those objectives and report the results to the senior leadership team. Drafts and implements policies and best practices to support achievement of objectives and required standards. Ensures availability of adequate and appropriate equipment, staffing, and systems; recommends additional staffing and services. Ensures compliance with federal, state, local, and organizational laws, regulations, guidelines, and best practices, including but not limited to tax laws, generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), federal acquisition regulations (FAR), and cost accounting standards (CAS). Maintains knowledge of developments and trends in school operations, finance and human resources administration including technological advances for the department.
FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING Oversees Finance and Accounting operations With the Executive Director, develops the annual budget and manages revenue and expenditure targets Maintain audit readiness at all times by maintaining accurate and timely records of all transactions Leads the annual audit process of the school’s financial statements Responsible for Great Oak’s financial records, Participates in the review and approval process for all payables Oversees the cash management function Responsible for all school financial reports required by the Board of Directors, State and Federal Governments, Funders, and third-party auditors Provides strategic financial planning guidance to the Executive Director and Board of Directors Manages the receipt and filing all human capital and vendor contracts, ensuring that all employment and business relationships are appropriately supported and documented, Oversees and ensures the Bid and Request for Proposal (RFP) processes for the school Manage state and federal grant submissions
HUMAN RESOURCES Oversees the Human Resources operation Maintains accurate office records, including personnel files, contacts with full confidentiality as appropriate and required by law Develops and recommends the preparation of staff contracts under Board of Director guidelines Oversees and recommends the administration of employee benefits, within state standards and requirements Coordinate and manage the payroll process, including tracking staff absences and leave requests Manages the success factors performance management systems for non-academic staff
OVERSEE STUDENT RECRUITMENT Design and execute an ambitious student recruitment strategy Oversee the re-enrollment process Oversees new student student recruitment Meets recruitment targets as outlined in the student recruitment plan
GENERAL OPERATIONS Establishes and monitors procedures and processes to maintain accurate student enrollment records using eSchool Data Ensures enrollments and withdrawals are processed in a timely manner. Maintains the school calendar Oversee Operations Team in providing logistics support for community events (Report Card Day, Field Trips, etc.) Manages the procurement process, distribution of materials, curriculum, mail Manage IT/Communications contractors to maintain all hardware and software IT/communications needs Oversee the tenant-landlord relationship with the CEB Apprise the Executive Director of local, state and federal business-related legislation, policies and practices, compliance and other related matters that could impact school operations Implement and ensure functional guidance to team members who oversee summer, after school, before and after-school care, extra-curricular activities, transportation, facilities and lunch programs, as needed and appropriate. Manage community partnerships that enhance the student experience, including partnerships that provide external extracurricular, athletic, and academic opportunities
COMPETENCIES Prioritizes well and meets deadlines. Plans for and uses resources efficiently. Finds ways to reduce costs. Creates accurate and realistic budgets, tracks and adjusts budgets. Knowledgeable contributor to budget planning and resource allocation. Recognizes problems an d responds appropriately by gathering information, breaking down complex issues, seeking input from others, identifies causes, and makes timely decisions. Superb attention to detail and accuracy. Is committed to excellence, monitors performance, and continuously looks for improvements. Communicates well both verbally and in writing, creates accurate and punctual reports, delivers presentations, shares information and ideas with others, has good listening skills.
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Bachelor’s Degree required; Degree in business, accounting or legal preferred. 5+ years of successful operational and financial management experience. Experience working with urban, underserved youth strongly preferred Prior experience and proficiency financial and payroll systems. Multi-department budget development and management experience. Experience with financial audit processes. Development and management of organizational internal controls and audits. Experience in charter school operations preferred.
The Executive Director is the key management leader for the Buhl Regional Health Foundation. The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs and strategic plan of the organization. Other key duties include public relations and community outreach and involvement. The position is full-time and reports directly to the Board of Directors.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Buhl Regional Health Foundation offers:
To apply, please send Cover Letter, Resume and Professional References to firstname.lastname@example.org
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The mission of the Warehouse is to create a collaborative culture to revolutionize teen engagement in Wilmington with the vision of developing confident, competent & courageous young adults ready to take the next step in their lives. We will create a physical safe space and network of support for Wilmington teens while nurturing a “Culture of Opportunity” that stands in opposition to the culture of poverty and violence they currently encounter in their lives. To accomplish this, The Warehouse will bring together youth-serving partner organizations providing services focused on recreation, education, arts, career exploration, and health.
The Program Manager is responsible for the cultivation, development, and monitoring of program partners, Warehouse culture, and member experience. The Program Manager will drive the growth and development of current programming and find opportunities for cross-pollination within and across the Warehouse, its partner network, and the community. The Program Manager will drive the successful execution of the Warehouse programmatic efforts by ensuring that program partners have all needed information and resources.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. These essential functions are performed on a frequent and recurring basis by an incumbent and include but are not limited to:
Regularly review KPIs, partner and youth issues and needs, and other critical information with the Director of Operations
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Competencies Candidate must have the ability to: • Effectively utilize Microsoft Office suite and databases. • Communicate and present effectively, both verbally and in writing. • Manage multiple projects with strong attention to detail and effective time management skills. • Be a team player, adapt to change, and demonstrate flexibility. • Demonstrate excellent judgment, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to achieve goals and objectives. • Thrive in a fast-paced environment. • Maintain accurate reports. • Be proactive regarding job responsibilities. • Be culturally sensitive. • Maintain confidentiality.
This position has supervisory responsibility.
Position Type and Expected Hours of Work This is a full-time position, and general hours of work and days are Monday through Friday, 1:30pm-9:30pm.; however, this position regularly requires day hours and weekend work.
Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected.
Education and Experience
Conditions of Hire
Physical Tasks and Working Conditions Include the Following:
The physical demands described in the job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work is performed in an office, classroom, and in the community (such as schools, businesses, parks/playgrounds). Office and classroom work requires sitting for periods of time and the use of a computer, keyboard, and screen, as well as teaching tools (whiteboard, projector, etc.). The incumbent sits, stands, walks, kneels, crouches, twists, climbs stairs and inclines, reaches, bends, grasps, pushes, pulls, and drags. Office/classroom work is often performed with moderate noise levels and requires close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus. The incumbent must be able to move about to facilitate workshops, access files, operate equipment and office machinery, and lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Work performed in the community requires the incumbent to be subject to different environmental conditions, including outdoor conditions, extreme heat and/or cold, and loud noise level. Outdoor work may require long periods of walking, standing, stooping, crouching, crawling, kneeling, reaching, pushing, pulling, and lifting, as well as peripheral vision, close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus. If the incumbent drives a vehicle on company business, he/she must be able to meet the physical requirements of the driving class and have mobility, vision, hearing, and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties to be performed.
Equipment Use: Telephone, copier/scanner, computer/laptop (Microsoft Office Applications), fax machine, tablet, and projector.
Mental demands: Solve problems, make decisions, exercise sound judgment, supervise, interpret data, organize, write, plan, prioritize, communicate clearly, de-escalate situations, model respectful non-abusive behavior, critical thinking, critical reasoning, attention to detail, ability to recall, coordinate schedules, work as a member of a team, and speak in public.
Evaluation of Performance: Performance in this position will be evaluated in accordance with the Personnel Practices Manual.
The mission of the Warehouse is to create a collaborative culture to revolutionize teen engagement in Wilmington with the vision of developing confident, courageous and contributing young adults ready to take the next step in their lives. We will create a physical safe space and network of support for Wilmington teens while nurturing a “Culture of Opportunity” that stands in opposition to the culture of poverty and violence they currently encounter in their lives. To accomplish this, The Warehouse will bring together youth-serving partner organizations providing services focused on recreation, education, arts, career exploration, and health.
The Operations Manager is responsible for assisting the Director of Operations with the development, implementation and monitoring of day-to-day operational systems and processes. The Operations Manager provides guidance and support during the employee on-boarding process. The Operations Manager will drive the successful execution of the Warehouse’s strategic operations plan by ensuring that key stakeholders have all needed information and resources. The Operations manager will work to remove blockages, maximize coordination across functional areas, and optimize the organization’s operations (e.g., structures, processes, and tools).
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Competencies Candidate must have the ability to:
• Effectively utilize Microsoft Office suite and databases.
• Communicate and present effectively, both verbally and in writing.
• Manage multiple projects with strong attention to detail and effective time management skills.
• Be a team player, adapt to change, and demonstrate flexibility.
• Demonstrate excellent judgment, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to achieve goals and objectives.
• Thrive in a fast-paced environment.
• Maintain accurate reports.
Position Type and Expected Hours of Work: This is a full-time position, and general hours of work and days are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; however, this position regularly requires after-hours and weekend work.
Travel: Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected.
Work is performed in an office, classroom, and in the community (such as schools, businesses, parks/playgrounds). Office and classroom work require sitting for periods of time and the use of a computer, keyboard, and screen, as well as teaching tools (whiteboard, projector, etc.). The incumbent sits, stands, walks, kneels, crouches, twists, climbs stairs and inclines, reaches, bends, grasps, pushes, pulls, and drags. Office/classroom work is often performed with moderate noise levels and requires close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus. The incumbent must be able to move about to facilitate workshops, access files, operate equipment and office machinery, and lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Work performed in the community requires the incumbent to be subject to different environmental conditions, including outdoor conditions, extreme heat and/or cold, and loud noise level. Outdoor work may require long periods of walking, standing, stooping, crouching, crawling, kneeling, reaching, pushing, pulling, and lifting, as well as the ability to focus. If the incumbent drives a vehicle on company business, he/she must be able to meet the physical requirements of the driving class and have mobility, vision, hearing, and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties to be performed.
Work for Progress is hiring 2020 Election Canvass Directors. This November, we have a chance to set our country on a new path. In upcoming state and national elections, we're fighting for leaders who will stand up to protect our environment and the interests of everyday people. If you're passionate about powering our country with renewable energy, protecting public lands, fixing our student debt crisis, and reimagining our transportation system, come join us to make a difference this November.
We’re looking for people who:
In this election cycle, Work for Progress will launch field offices across the country in states like Colorado and Pennsylvania to support candidates for national and state office that share our vision of a better world. We’ll focus on key races where we think on-the-ground conversations can make a difference.
As a Canvass Director, you’ll work with a team of Directors to:
More about the job:
We’re building a team of people who care about making our country a better place and are ready to work hard to achieve our goals. Candidates must have excellent judgement and discretion. Ideal candidates will have previous experience canvassing or working on campaigns.
We’re looking for candidates who are ready to go where the fight is. We’re still deciding on final office locations and may add offices or make changes throughout the campaign in order to focus resources on the most important races or districts. If you have a location preference, let us know in your application, but the more flexible you can be, the better.
The target annual compensation for this position is $27,000 in the first year. We also offer an excellent training program and opportunities for advancement.
Apply online here.
More about Work for Progress:
Our leadership team are change-makers who have decades of experience running grassroots campaigns. Since 2008, Work for Progress has knocked on over 3 million doors in support of candidates such as President Obama, Senator Elizabeth Warren, and Senator Tim Kaine. Our past election work includes:
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