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    • August 14, 2020
    • (EDT)

    Philanthropy Delaware advances philanthropy in the first state by connecting key stakeholders to drive meaningful impact for all Delawareans. 

    Click here for full Job Description of President and CEO, Philanthropy Delaware and to Apply online
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    August 14 is the updated deadline for accepting applications. 

    • August 21, 2020
    • (EDT)
    • Wilmington, DE

    Year Up Wilmington - Home | FacebookThe Associate Director of Recruitment and Admissions (Wilmington, DE) reports directly to the Regional Director of Enrollment and leads the strategy and execution of local recruitment efforts, with the goal of creating a robust pipeline of young adults who are ready, interested in, and the right fit for Year Up's programs. The Associate Director of Recruitment and Admissions (Wilmington, DE) is responsible for developing and building relationships with feeder organizations throughout the local market and with our community college partner to recruit interested young adults every six months. The Associate Director of Recruitment and Admissions (Wilmington, DE) will support the creation of processes, practices and trainings to ensure recruitment targets are met each cycle. You will also oversee the Recruitment team, work closely with other site teams to guarantee high quality outcomes.

    To be successful in this role, you will be a dynamic leader who thrives in a fast-paced environment, and who is passionate about motivating a diverse team to achieve ambitious goals. You will be strategic, results-oriented, relationship driven, and analytical in order to optimize quality and drive results. You will tactfully navigate building relationships with a wide range of community-based organizations and with our established community college partner. As the leader of a site team, you will employ superior communication and relationship building skills to enhance Year Up's programmatic success through efficient and effective team operations, community relationships, and other internal and external partnerships.

    The Associate Director of Recruitment and Admissions (Wilmington, DE) will also have the opportunity to interact with students as a mentor, group facilitator, and advocate, participating in building a positive educational environment.

    We understand that people gain skills through a variety of professional, personal, educational, and volunteer experiences. We encourage candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications below. If you believe you have the transferable skills necessary to fulfill the responsibilities of this role, we encourage you to apply.

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Recruitment

    • Cultivate and manage existing community and college partnerships with the goal of expanding the reach of the regional recruitment team; model best-practice relationship building
    • Execute a regional strategy to target recruitment efforts, cultivate existing community partnerships, establish new partnerships to diversify recruitment pool, ensure a robust recruitment pipeline, and foster Year Up's recognition in the community.
    • Proactively develop and execute multiple outreach channels including social media, networking events, and presentations with community partners to ensure diversity in the candidate pool
    • Cultivate and expand existing community relationships and establish new partnerships
    • Provide support to staff as they work with students who need social work support identified through the admissions process or in the course of their involvement in the Year Up program
    • Other duties as assigned

      Data and Performance Management

      • Work with team leadership to create recruitment goals and develop engagement strategies through use of historical data
      • Use real-time data to report on progress towards goals, provide an ongoing assessment of recruitment activities (i.e. conversion of prospects and ROI for activities), and course correct recruitment activities and strategy as necessary
      • Manage Salesforce.com platform to track and interpret analytics regarding pipeline development

      Leadership and People Development

      • Support cross-departmental and cross-site collaboration with leadership team to ensure programmatic outcomes are met and systems for best practice sharing are created and managed effectively
      • Oversee hiring, onboarding, training, management and development of Recruitment team
      • Embody a "servant leadership" style to empower the strengths of all team members and flex individual style to most effectively lead, coach, mentor and manage team members in a collaborative, team-based environment

      Site Team/Learning Community Member

      • Serve as a coach/mentor for a small number of current students
      • Join and sometimes facilitate weekly group sessions with students
      • Participate in staff meetings and trainings

      QUALIFICATIONS:

      • Minimum of 4-5 years of work experience in a high growth-organization
      • Experience developing and implementing significant strategic relationships and/or client management experience; excellent executive presence and client building skills, with focus on details and follow through
      • Intimate structural understanding of the higher-education system and an ability to navigate within a community college
      • Strong public speaking and interpersonal skills with the ability to motivate a wide variety of people; intuitive, empathetic communicator who can quickly build rapport, trust, and credibility
      • Entrepreneurial, resourceful and persistent with demonstrated success managing and inspiring individuals and teams toward ambitious, measurable results
      • Strategic thinker with a clear understanding and comfort with data and how it informs programming and performance; one who can recognize trends, analyze data, and drive strategic recommendations
      • Experience with Salesforce.com preferred
      • A passion for working with young adults, an unshakable belief in their potential and a strong commitment to the mission of Year Up
      • Understanding of the Opportunity Divide and its drivers
      • Commitment to diversity and inclusion

      COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:

      • Salary: Competitive and commensurate with education and experience
      • Benefits: Competitive package
      • Vacation: Three weeks paid vacation in first year of employment; four weeks after initial year

      ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION:

      Year Up is an award-winning, national 501(c)3 organization that enables motivated young adults, ages 18-24, to move from minimum wage to meaningful careers in just one year, by providing the skills, experience, and support they need to reach their full potential. Through a one-year, intensive program, Year Up utilizes a high expectations, high support model where students spend the first six months learning in-demand technical and professional skills, focusing on one of five career pathways, before applying their skills during a six-month corporate internship with a top company. Throughout the program, students earn an educational stipend, and complete coursework eligible for college credits.

      Year Up has served more than 24,000 young adults since its founding in 2000, and will serve more than 4,700 young adults in 2019 nationwide. Year Up currently serves 25 U.S. cities across 18 markets, including Arizona, Baltimore, Bay Area, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Greater Atlanta, Greater Boston, Greater Philadelphia, Jacksonville, Los Angeles, the National Capital Region, New York City, Puget Sound, Rhode Island, South Florida, Tampa Bay, and Wilmington. 90% of Year Up graduates are employed and/or enrolled in postsecondary education within four months of program completion and employed graduates earn an average starting salary of $40,000 per year.

      Voted one of the Best Nonprofits to Work For in the country by The NonProfit Times for eight consecutive years, Year Up is a rewarding place to work. Our staff is passionate, supportive, mission-driven, and committed to positive change and continuous learning. We set high standards for both ourselves and our students, and live by a set of core values that reflect an unshakable belief in the talent and full potential of our young people. The work we do is life-changing, and we know that our team is the greatest asset in achieving our mission.

      COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY:

      Year Up actively engages individuals from all backgrounds. We are committed to embracing diversity within our organization because we firmly believe that diverse employee teams help us to achieve our best organizational outcomes and provide the most effective support to our young adults as we work to close the Opportunity Divide. We are deeply dedicated to creating and maintaining an inclusive and supportive work environment. Learn more about our commitment to diversity:http://www.yearup.org/about-us/careers/commitment-to-diversity/

      As an equal opportunity employer, Year Up is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, parental status, genetic information or characteristics, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

      TO APPLY:

      Please submit a thoughtful cover letter and resume through our website.

      Note that applications without a cover letter will not be considered. We respectfully request no phone calls.


      • September 01, 2020
      • (EDT)
      • Philadelphia, PA

      Logo of Philabundance

      The Purchasing Manager, buyer, is an essential part of the Food Acquisition team. As our mission is to END HUNGER, the consistent flow of food is critical to support our community's needs. The Purchasing Manager (PM) will be responsible for all food purchases that fulfill the needs of Philabundance Programs. The PM will be responsible for assisting in developing the annual purchasing plan and executing that plan throughout the year. The PM is expected to develop and deploy a bid for contract process for all government funds and explore its use in other programs within the organization. The PM is expected to develop and maintain a vendor portfolio that meets the current need and can be engaged to increase purchases quickly and with as little/to no disruption to programs as possible. The PM will have responsibility to build, expand and refresh supply chain vendors to anticipate a growing demand.

      The PM will advise and assist on yearly planning, and will execute those plans, reporting to the Deputy Director, Food Acquisition (DDFA). The PM will also be expected to work closely with the Manager, Food Acquisition, as well as Sustainability and Development to ensure that purchases and planning compliment expected donations. The PM will work closely with the DDFA to assist in communications with Finance and The PM will also advise and assist in program development as needed. The PM will be in constant contact with all other departments in Food Flow to ensure that purchased food is being procured within established processes.

      Competencies:

      Ability to work on cross functional teams

      Ability to multi-task and workload plan with discernment between Urgent vs. Important.

      Demonstrates excellent customer service at all times

      Ability to comprehend and effectively utilize large volumes of information

      Strong time management skills with attention to detail and ability to keep excellent records

      Strong sense of initiative, creative problem solving, flexibility, and discretion

      Strong understanding and proven execution of purchasing processes, including bids, contracts, long term planning, and government/grant reporting

      Execute Ability to execute purchases within an ERP via a PO process

      Specific Responsibilities

      Execute effective purchasing methods to secure products necessary to fulfill Philabundance’s program needs

      Develop, deploy, and maintain a bid-contract process for planned purchases

      Aggressively negotiate all vendor contracts for best pricing, terms and delivery

      Manage the Community Purchase Program (CPP), a co-op style program that supplies a variety of staple items to member agencies at a margin

      Develops and maintain long-term vendor/ supplier relationships to insure strong alignment, identify trends proactively and to consistently keep lines of communication open

      Strong supply chain approach will include the identification and development of backup vendor supply resources where appropriate to always keep business in stock

      Stays current and up to date on market trends and supply issues that can affect pricing and supply patterns and keep Food Acquisition staff aware of news

      Manage the integrity of pricing and purchase order data which impacts the acquisition team ability to deliver on time and accurately and align with budget requirements and related reporting.

      Purchase Food for both warehouses and communicate with vendors and with Philabundance operations/transportation departments around purchasing function.

      Assist with annual planning, forecasting and budget building for purchase.

      Maintain and grow collaborative purchasing processes with Philabundance partners.

      Track inventories of produce daily and dry goods to maintain proper stock levels.

      Qualifications:

      Must have Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience

      Minimum of 7 years’ purchasing experience, ideally in a food related industry

      Proven track record of purchasing at levels exceeding $10m/year

      Have a strong portfolio of vendors in the food industry, including Manufacturers, Distributors, Importers, and others in Dry, Shelf Stable, Frozen, and Perishable Food industries

      Answering all communication, reacting to and passing along pertinent information

      Proficient with Microsoft Office especially Excel, Word, Power Point, and Outlook

      Proficient in Microsoft Navision, or equivalent ERP systems

      Essential Job Functions:

      Work in a seated position up to 8 hours a day, 5 days a week

      May be required to work some evenings/weekends

      May need to lift up to 50 pounds

      Self-directed: able to work independently as well as part of a team

      Task oriented: able to handle multiple assignments simultaneously

      See, hear, and speak with sufficient capability to perform assigned tasks

      Ability to drive to off site meetings/vendor establishments and represent Philabundance in a professional manner

      Travel is required. Must be willing and able to travel within the service area. Active drivers license and proof of insurance required.

      Demonstrate cognitive ability to:

      Follow directions and routines, concentrate, memorize, and recall details

      Identify logical connections and determine sequence of response,

      Provide insight proactively; process up to 2-3 steps ahead

      Evaluate problems and escalate / inform Management as necessary

      Perform office tasks using simple hand grasp, fine hand manipulation, and reach associated with assigned tasks such as keying.

      Daily use of computer, phone system, copier, fax machine

      Philabundance is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other status protected under federal, state or local law. We are committed to inclusion equity and diversity.

      In instances of a federal, state or locally declared emergency, Philabundance is typically considered an essential service and emergency responder; all of its employees may be called in to perform regular or emergent duties.

      Click Here for More Information 
      • September 01, 2020
      • (EDT)

      08 JPB Foundation | Detroit Journalism CooperativeThe JPB Foundation (JPB), one of the largest grantmaking private foundations in the United States, seeks nominations and applications for the position of Director of Grants Management (Director). Reporting to the President and Chief Operating Officer, the Director will lead JPB’s grants management operations, including supporting the administration of more than $250+ million in grants each year, improving all aspects of the grants administration process, and providing support and trainings to grants management and programmatic staff. 

      Based in New York City, JPB’s mission is to advance opportunity in the United States through transformational initiatives that empower those living in poverty, enrich and sustain our environment, and enable pioneering medical research. JPB’s three program areas are Poverty, Environment, and Medical Research. As the foundation continues to grow and deepen its mission impact, it is looking for a passionate, mission-aligned grants management leader who can help steward and transform how grants management is positioned and performed at JPB. 

      The incoming Director will be an experienced philanthropic grants management leader with expertise in effective grants life-cycle administration and compliance for varying types of grants and grantees. She/he will bring strong financial analysis acumen and grants management experience to partner with leadership and staff in assessing grantee capabilities and sustainability and providing them process and systems support. The ideal candidate will be passionate about systems improvement, customer service, analytics and learning, and process documentation. The Director will drive continuous improvement efforts in grants administration through best practices, understand the intricacies of JPB’s funding work across its portfolios, and work collaboratively with JPB leadership and staff to achieve the Foundation’s strategic goals. Given JPB’s investment and transition to Fluxx, its new grants management system, two years ago, the ideal candidate will also bring prior experience with the implementation and/or utilization of this technology platform 

      TO APPLY

      This search is being conducted with assistance from Linh Nguyen and team members of NPAG. Due to the pace of this search, candidates are strongly encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Nominations and applications including a cover letter describing your interest and qualifications, your resume (in Word format), and where you learned of the position should be sent to: JPBF-DGM@nonprofitprofessionals.com. In order to expedite the internal sorting and reviewing process, please type your name (Last, First) as the only contents in the subject line of your e-mail

      The JPB Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and proudly values diversity.  Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

      For more information click here 


      • September 01, 2020
      • (EDT)
      • Wilmington, DE

      Delaware Art Museum | Toscana CateringThe Delaware Art Museum is seeking a full-time Director of Advancement to focus on individual giving, as well as oversee the Museum’s grants. This position will work under the direction of the Executive Director and will serve as a member of the leadership team.
       

      Under the leadership of our Board of Trustees, the Delaware Art Museum is implementing a comprehensive approach to community and civic engagement. This exciting new strategic direction requires that we increase our value and relevance to all audiences through a variety of initiatives, including substantial community partnerships; the Museum’s Performance Series, which ranges from concerts to cutting-edge, multi-disciplinary artists committed to social justice; and our commitment to a wide array of educational offerings.  The Director of Advancement is a critical contributor to the realization of the new direction.

      Responsibilities

      Annual and Special Gifts Management (70%) – Utilize moves management to engage existing supporters and develop deep, meaningful relationships to increase annual giving. Work towards ambitious annual fundraising goal of $400,000. This includes: coordinating donor strategies with Executive Director, managing a portfolio of approximately 80-100 donors and prospects, developing and implementing outreach strategies to attract new donors, strategically executing proposal plans, and using the Museum’s Altru system to update donor profiles and identify gift capacity. This role collaborates heavily with Museum staff and board members to address fundraising needs. Fundraising priorities include unrestricted annual gifts, project-specific gifts, and legacy gifts. This position will also help craft messaging and tactics for the Museum’s semi-annual Annual Fund appeal campaigns, and devise strategies to move donors into higher giving categories. 

      Administrative (20%) –Work with the leadership team on a variety of Museum-wide projects and oversee the Board Development Committee to build and maintain an active donor pipeline drawing from Delaware Art Museum Members, volunteers, and Annual Fund donors. This position will also work with the Executive Director and Trustees to create and manage a corporate advisory committee in the near future.

      Grants Oversight (10%) – Supervise the Museum’s Grants Manager. Assist with strategy and prioritization. Provide guidance for meetings with donors and feedback on grant narratives. 

      Required Qualifications

      • Proven experience in major individual gift fundraising, preferably in the visual arts, and in cultivating and soliciting prospects capable of five- to seven-figure gifts. Candidates should have proven success in soliciting gifts at the $25,000 level and above with the ability to meet and exceed fundraising goals
      • Proven experience managing grants, especially foundation and federal grants
      • Knowledge and deep understanding of the principles of development and all aspects of the major gift/fundraising cycle
      • Some knowledge of tax laws and regulations related to charitable giving and estates
      • Knowledge about planned giving techniques preferred
      • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and internal donor software; Altru preferred
      • Proven interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with a diverse audience in a friendly and professional manner while demonstrating diplomacy, tact, and poise
      • Ability to articulate the Museum’s case for support effectively to secure donor commitments
      • Superb writing and editing skills 
      • Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently especially in initiating contacts and following up with prospective donors 
      • Ability to travel up to 20%  (Must be able to travel throughout the local area and occasionally to other parts of the country – When COVID travel restrictions are lifted)
      • Attention to detail and accuracy; commitment to flawless execution of detailed plans
      • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage concurrent projects
      • Ability to work some evenings and weekends as necessary with flexible scheduling
      • Knowledge of greater Wilmington a plus
      • Knowledge or art history and/or a background in the arts or cultural organizations a plus
      • Commitment to values and mission of the Delaware Art Museum.
      • A collegial attitude and sense of humor

      Education/Experience

      • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred
      • 5-7 years’ experience in major gifts fundraising; Experience with cultural institutions preferred

      How to Apply

      Please send a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and salary expectations to HR@Delart.org.

      To learn more about the Delaware Art Museum, please visit our website at www.delart.org.

      The Delaware Art Museum is committed to inclusivity and encourage qualified candidates from all cultures and communities to apply. Delaware Art Museum is an equal opportunity employer.
       

      About the Museum 

      For over 100 years, the Museum has served as a primary arts and cultural institution in Delaware. It is alive with experiences, discoveries, and activities to connect people with art and with each other. Originally created in 1912 to honor the renowned illustrator and Wilmington-native, Howard Pyle, the Museum’s collection has grown to over 12,000 works of art in our building and sculpture garden. Also recognized for British Pre-Raphaelite art, the Museum is home to the largest and most important Pre-Raphaelite collection outside of the United Kingdom and a growing collection of significant contemporary art. 


      • September 15, 2020
      • (EDT)
      • Remote (Wilmington, DE)

      Project Manager, Pete du Pont Freedom Foundation

      (Original Post from Technical.ly Delaware on August 12, 2020)

      There has rarely been a time in modern history where business owners have faced the kinds of challenges they’re facing now — and if you’re interested in making strategic decisions to help businesses establish themselves and grow in Delaware, the Pete du Pont Freedom Foundation’s open project manager position is worth a look.

      You may know the foundation for its Freedom Award and Reinventing Delaware program and dinner, which invites citizens to submit their ideas for creating jobs and just generally making Delaware better. The winning ideas, such as last year’s winner FlyGATEWAY, are then incubated for a period of six months and launched to improve Delaware. The foundation is also one of the organizations behind the Equitable Entrepreneurial Ecosystem (E3).

      The project manager will work with Executive Director Stephen Sye and the foundation’s board to execute on strategic initiatives. Apply if you have these going for you:

      • Two to four years of results-oriented experience in the for-profit or nonprofit environment
      • An understanding of the challenges facing emerging and established businesses and nonprofit organizations poised for growth
      • Knowledge of business development procedures (taking an idea from concept to launch)
      • In-person and virtual event management experience
      • Excellent communication skills and relationship building
      • Demonstrated experience in fundraising
      • Marketing and sales experience including sponsorship acquisition
      • Knowledge of membership cultivation and retention strategies
      • Strategic thinking and problem solving acumen
      • Strong writing skills
      • Strong facilitation skills
      • A self-starter mentality

      This position is currently remote due to COVID-19; the office is located at 1105 N. Market St. in downtown Wilmington.

      Interested? Send a resume and cover letter to Sye at contact@petedupontfreedomfoundation.org by Sept. 15.


      • September 15, 2020
      • (EDT)
      • Philadelphia, PA

      Al-Bustan Seeds Of Culture | Dedicated to presenting and teaching ...Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture, a Philadelphia-based nonprofit, is seeking new leadership as its Founding Director will transition from her role by the end of this year (read more about this transition here).

      Rooted in Arab arts and language, Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture offers artistic and educational programming that enriches cross-cultural understanding and celebrates diversity. “Al-Bustan,” Arabic for “The Garden,” is a non-profit 501(c)(3) that serves youth and adults of all ethnic, religious, and socio-economic backgrounds, while supporting the pursuit and affirmation of Arab American cultural identity and playing a constructive civic role within broader American society.

      In December 2019 Al-Bustan moved to a storefront location at 3645 Lancaster Avenue in West Philadelphia. This new administrative and programming hub enabled us to cultivate relationships with neighboring residents and business owners of Powelton and Mantua. We envision creating a welcoming cultural place for all by partnering with cultural, social service, and other neighborhood organizations. As the pandemic forced the closing of our hub since mid-March, our team has been working remotely and pursuing alternative means of implementing programs and engaging with community members outdoors and online, until it is deemed safe to re-open our hub.

      The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors and is responsible for the organization’s administration and implementation of its strategic direction, as well as managing its staff and programs. Other key responsibilities include fundraising and oversight of marketing and community outreach.

      Responsibilities: 

      1) Mission and Strategy Fulfillment: works with board and staff to ensure that the organization’s mission is fulfilled through programs, community outreach, and strategic planning, with responsibility for:

      • Envisioning and implementing Al-Bustan’s programs that carry out the organization’s mission (program implementation includes planning with staff, monitoring progress, assessing impact, and adjusting scope as necessary)
      • Envisioning and managing the implementation of Al-Bustan’s marketing campaign and communication strategy
      • Enhancement of Al-Bustan’s presence in the city and beyond by cultivating partnerships and collaborating with other professional, civic, and private organizations
      • Strategic planning to ensure that the organization can successfully fulfill its mission into the future

      2) Operations: oversees and implements appropriate resources to ensure that the operations of the organization are appropriate, with responsibility for:

      • Effective administration of Al-Bustan’s operations
      • Hiring, retention, and management of competent, qualified staff
      • Overseeing independent contractors
      • Signing all notes, agreements, and other instruments made and entered into and on behalf of the organization

      3) Financial Performance and Viability: develops resources sufficient to ensure the financial health of the organization, with responsibility for:

      • Fiscal integrity of Al-Bustan to include submission to the Board of a proposed annual budget and quarterly financial statements which accurately reflect the financial condition of the organization; overseeing preparation of 990 tax returns and liaising with accountant and auditor on all financial matters
      • Prudent fiscal management to include operating within the Board approved budget (currently around $500,000), ensuring maximum resource utilization, maintenance of the organization in a positive financial position, and reviewing/maintaining necessary insurance policies
      • Fundraising (grants, individual giving, corporate sponsors, earned income) and pursuing other resources necessary to support Al-Bustan’s mission

      4) Board Governance: works with the Board in order to fulfill the organization’s mission, with responsibility for:

      • Leading Al-Bustan in a manner that supports and guides the organization’s mission as defined by the Board of Directors
      • Communicating effectively with the Board and providing, in a timely and accurate manner, all information necessary for the Board to function properly and to make informed decisions

      Professional Qualifications Required: 

      • Fluency in speaking, reading, writing Arabic
      • 7 to 10 years of senior non-profit management experience
      • Demonstrated transparent and high integrity leadership
      • Excellent writing, public speaking, and interpersonal communication skills
      • Deep knowledge of Arab culture, arts, and history
      • Financial management skills in budget preparation, analysis, decision-making, and reporting
      • Strong organizational skills in planning, program development, staff/volunteers/board motivation
      • Experienced in fundraising strategies and donor relations unique to non-profit sector
      • Ability to convey a vision of Al-Bustan’s strategic future to staff, board, volunteers, and donors

      Professional Qualifications Preferred: 

      • Experience in living or traveling in the Arab region
      • Advanced degree in Arts Administration, Education, Social Services, or related fields
      • Familiarity with Philadelphia’s arts and culture sector

      How to Apply

      AlBustanBoard@gmail.com

      https://www.albustanseeds.org/

      Qualified candidates can submit cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Board of Directors via email: AlBustanBoard@gmail.com

      • November 01, 2020
      • (EDT)
      • Philadelphia, PA

      Image result for work for progressWork 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:

      • Are passionate about making a change in our country
      • Have leadership experience and excellent communication skills
      • Are ready to work hard and go where the fight is

      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. 

      Key Responsibilities:

      As a Canvass Director, you’ll work with a team of Directors to: 

      • Recruit, train and manage a staff of paid canvassers. You’ll train canvassers on the basic skills of canvassing, motivate them around the campaign, and promote people into leadership roles to build your office. 
      • Run the day to day management and administrative aspects of a campaign office.
      • Knock on doors yourself to get out the vote. 

      More about the job:

      • Work for Progress will provide initial training on the skills needed to be a successful canvass director and ongoing support throughout the campaign. 
      • This is a campaign-style job: with a short window of time and a lot at stake, this job is “all in.” We’re looking for candidates who are prepared to work around 70 hours/week, and are excited to canvass and get out the vote. 
      • After Election Day, we work to place our Canvass Directors with other organizations working for change.

      Qualifications:

      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. 

      Location:

      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.

      Compensation: 

      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.

      To Apply: 

      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:

      • Turning out thousands of voters who provided the difference in close races. In 2016, we partnered with Penn Environment to knock on doors in 3 state legislative districts including State House District 31 where we knocked on more than 20,000 doors to help Perry Warren win by 75 votes. 
      • Going where the fight is. In 2012, Work For Progress knocked on thousands of doors in North Dakota’s hotly contested Senate election on behalf of North Dakota Fair Share. Our work turned out critical voters who helped elect Democrat Heidi Keitkamp by 2,936 votes.
      • Knocking on over 950,000 doors in 2014 in Colorado as part of Colorado Fair Share’s plans to support Senator Mark Udall. 

      Details at a glance

      • On-site Location
      • Full Time Schedule
      • 4-Year Degree Required
      • Professional

      APPLY HERE



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