Position Summary: The Program Manager (school-based sites and Volunteer Manager) oversees all aspects of assigned Kids’ Orchestra sites. In addition, this position will oversee the string instrument inventory, the snack/meal program for all Kids’ Orchestra sites, and volunteer initiatives. Additional duties may be assigned by supervisor based on candidates’ interests, skills, and qualifications.
Requirements: Minimum of bachelor’s degree in music, education, training, social work, human services, or a related field. Masters’ Degree preferred. At least 3 years of experience in education and positive youth development providing school based, after-school and/or summer related programming. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and cloud-based services such as Microsoft SharePoint and Google Drive. Experience with Jackrabbit Class a plus. Excellent communication and time management skills required. Ability to work some evenings and weekends.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Other Program Duties
Kids’ Orchestra System is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, or qualified disability. Qualified applicants should apply through Kids’ Orchestra’s LinkedIn Page.
Position Summary: The Program Manager (school-based sites and private lessons) oversees all aspects of assigned Kids’ Orchestra sites and the KO Private Lessons Program. Additional duties may be assigned by supervisor based on candidates’ interests, skills, and qualifications.
Requirements: Minimum of bachelor’s degree in music (music education preferred). Masters’ Degree preferred. At least 3 years of experience in education and positive youth development providing school based, after-school and/or summer related programming. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and cloud-based services such as Microsoft SharePoint and Google Drive. Experience with Jackrabbit Class a plus. Excellent communication and time management skills required. Ability to work some evenings and weekends.
Program Management (KO Private Lessons Program)
Director of Community Outreach Status:
Full-Time Salary Range: $45,000 - $60,000
Application on Deadline: May 31, 2023
Please email a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and two (2) graphic design/marketing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org by May 31, 2023. SUMMARY
Louisiana CASA Associa on is seeking a Director of Community Outreach. Louisiana CASA is the member associa on for the 17 local CASA programs located in the state of Louisiana. The Director of Community Outreach positons Louisiana CASA to build local, statewide and national awareness of the CASA story, the need for volunteers and the needs of the children served by CASA. The Director of Community Outreach will work with the local CASA member programs to plan, implement, and evaluate strategies to enhance community awareness and volunteer recruitment. The Director of Community Outreach will approach all du es and ac vi es with a diversity lens to ensure efforts to recruit volunteers reflective of the demographics of the communities and children served.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Community Outreach, Public Awareness and Marketing
• Develop, implement, and execute a statewide marketing plan to raise awareness about the work of the local CASA programs and the needs of the children served.
• Assists and supports the local CASA programs in community outreach efforts including a monthly toolkit and additional projects such as flyers, brochures, billboards, etc.
• Maintain and update all Louisiana CASA social media platforms and website.
• Create and disseminate a monthly e-newsletter to the general public.
• Develop and maintain relationships with media outlets to facilitate the broadest possible dissemination of marketing resources to raise awareness.
• Assist Louisiana CASA staff in creating materials for special projects/events such as webinars, trainings, conferences, etc.
• Develop and facilitate the implementation of volunteer recruitment strategies based on trends and evidence based best practices, coordinating with the local CASA program leadership on the development of a comprehensive recruitment plan.
• Assists and supports in the local CASA program planning and hos ng of recruitment events as needed.
• Respond to all volunteer inquiries through the Louisiana CASA website in a timely and appropriate manner
• Collaborate with the local programs to track recruitment efforts. State-wide Internal Communications
• Monitor and update the Louisiana CASA member portal and Facebook group to ensure accurate timely information.
• Create and disseminate a monthly e-newsletter to the Louisiana CASA Network
• Regularly check-in with local CASA programs to identify and assess needs within the Statewide network of CASA Programs Additional Support
• Perform other du es as assigned by the Executive Director
• Manage resources to support efficient operations of the office.
• Participate in relevant professional development opportunities.
ESSENTIAL SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND EXPERIENCES
• Ability to work independently at an advanced skill level and intellectual capacity for researching, analyzing, and providing recommendations on complex topics
• Exceptional writing skills, including the ability to compose and submit advanced, professionally prepared reports, and press releases as well as social media posts
• While efforts are predominantly independent; must have demonstrated success working. and communicating effectively with team members in a collaborative environment
• Proven ability to establish and maintain productive and healthy relationships and partnerships with staff, partners, and stakeholders
• Evidence of ability to priori ze and manage multiple responsibilities, including independently communicating deadlines and follow-through completed by corresponding deadlines.
• Experience working with diverse communities.
• Bachelor’s degree required in marketing or related field. • At least two (2) years of related work experience.
• Advanced experience working with technology including, but not limited to, of web development so ware, graphic design so ware, and social media platforms.
• Demonstrate a commitment to a high level of professionalism, proficiency, and competence on behalf of the agency.
• Embrace and incorporate agency values in accordance with the attached Statement of Core Values.
• Work independently with minimal, daily supervision.
• Possess reliable transportation and meet insurance requirements for travel.
• Submit to a criminal background screening process.
• Occasionally work evenings and weekends.
• Paid time off and federal holidays off
• Health care plan
• Match Retirement Plan
Please email a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and two (2) graphic design/marketing samples to email@example.com by May 31, 2023.
Full Time, Exempt, Salary
Work Schedule: 40 hours per week, approximately 8:30 a.m.—5:00 p.m. (additional hours occasionally required for after-hours and weekend events, etc.)
Reports to: Executive Director
Job Purpose: To provide daily operational leadership to Knock Knock Children’s Museum by setting the organizational and cultural tone, coordinating with the Executive Director on long-term planning and direction, and overseeing the management of all daily operations of the museum.
DESCRIPTION Knock Knock Children’s Museum is seeking a Deputy Director who will report directly to the Executive Director and provide leadership and guidance to all departments of the museum’s team. The Deputy Director will oversee Knock Knock’s day-to-day operations and administrative areas of the museum, including the management of museum facilities and grounds, ensuring that the museum operates efficiently, effectively, and safely. Core responsibilities include establishing administrative policies and procedures, supporting fundraising and communication strategies, as well as business planning, budgeting, and financial stewardship of museum resources. In addition, the Deputy Director will work collaboratively with board members and committee chairs to ensure Knock Knock operates with a clear strategic vision and effective trustee oversight. The Deputy Director should be a collaborative team-builder, accountable, self-motivated, organized, creative, and passionate about Knock Knock’s important mission to be the community spark for high-quality learning experiences through play for all children in the Capital Region and beyond. The ideal candidate is an experienced administrator who can earn the trust and respect of staff as well as motivate and inspire others to make the most of Knock Knock’s significant human capital. Effective communication skills, both oral and written, are essential for coordinating activities, drafting policies and procedures, and overseeing internal logistical planning and team awareness. The successful candidate will relish the opportunity to help establish Knock Knock as a vital and necessary educational resource and a family favorite destination.
Knock Knock Children’s Museum Preferred Experience:
Ideal candidates have some combination of the following areas of experience:
Interested applicants may apply by clicking here.
Habitat for Humanity Greater Baton Rouge is looking for an experienced and visionary leader to guide the organization toward its next chapter of growth and impact. Habitat for Humanity is a well-respected nonprofit organization that has been providing affordable housing to families in need for 34 years in the Greater Baton Rouge area. Since 1989, the organization has built and mortgaged 405 homes and has helped many families achieve their dream of homeownership. If selected, you’ll be joining an organization whose mission is to eliminate substandard housing in the Greater Baton Rouge area. We provide opportunities for families in need to purchase their own homes and improve their lives. We help build community by involving diverse religious, social, and business groups in constructing safe, affordable homes and neighborhoods.
Since its founding in 1989, the affiliate has helped over 400 families purchase safe, affordable homes, made critical home repairs to over 60 homes, and substantially rebuilt 26 homes following the 2016 flood. HFHGBR programming encompasses its First Time Homebuyer program, Critical Home Repair & Weatherization program, and two Habitat ReStore locations selling new and gently used home furnishings and building materials at discounted prices. Proceeds from the ReStore help fund the construction of Habitat houses within the Baton Rouge community.
Summary: The Executive Director will be responsible for overseeing and leading all aspects of the Habitat for Humanity Affiliate in Baton Rouge, including, but not limited to employee leadership, fundraising, retail outlet operations, volunteer management, community outreach, construction operations, and financial management. The Director will ensure accountability and transparency throughout the affiliate. This position works closely with the Board of Directors to set strategic goals, develop and implement policies and procedures, and ensure that the affiliate operates in accordance with Habitat for Humanity International's guidelines, standards, and mission.
Essential Operational Duties and Responsibilities
These duties refer to the day-to-day tasks and responsibilities involved in running and managing the organization's programs, services, and activities. The effective execution of these operational duties is critical to the success and sustainability of the nonprofit organization.
Human Resource Management and Staff Development
Work with Human Resource Manager to ensure compliance with all human resources policies, procedures, and practices as outlined in the personnel manual and as governed by federal, state, and parish law.
Community Relations/Fund Development
The Executive Director of Habitat is responsible for exhibiting robust leadership, maintaining high visibility, and effectively communicating Habitat's mission to the community. The Executive Director is answerable for safeguarding the organization's public reputation and credibility and ensuring the availability of adequate resources necessary to achieve the organization's objectives and goals.
The Habitat Executive Director will collaborate with senior staff to manage the entire home-building process, from inception to completion. In fulfilling this role, the Executive Director plays a crucial role in ensuring a safety-conscious environment and effective utilization of volunteers, all in the service of ensuring the successful completion of homes for deserving families.
The Executive Director will work with the Finance Director to ensure the organization's financial systems are accurate, efficient, and compliant with all relevant regulations.
As a key member of the organization, the individual in this role supports the Board of Directors in fostering effective teamwork among the board members and serving as a professional advisor to the Board on all matters related to the organization's activities.
Special Position Requirements
Pre-Requisite Requirements: Ability to pass a Criminal Background check and drug screening.
A letter of interest and resume should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by June 11, 2023. Respond by email only. The search process is to be completed in September of 2023.
Habitat of Humanity of Greater Baton Rouge, Inc. / ReStore of Baton Rouge, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation on the basis of race, color, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, genetic tests or genetic information, veteran status, natural, protective, and cultural hairstyles, and/or any other basis protected by applicable law.
Development Coordinator: Job Summary
The Development Coordinator is responsible for providing support to the fundraising and development team by managing and coordinating all activities related to donor relations, fundraising campaigns, development events, and other development initiatives. The Development Coordinator will work closely with the Chief Development Officer to ensure the successful execution of all development projects, programs, and events. Duties and Responsibilities
• Develop and execute fundraising campaigns, including researching, creating, and managing timelines, budgets, and other related materials.
• Manage donor data, gifts and pledges, and other records in an accurate, timely, and secure manner.
• Ensure donor acknowledgements and other correspondence are sent in a timely manner.
• Prepare and deliver donor reports, presentations, and other materials as required.
• Assist in the preparation of grant applications and other fundraising proposals.
• Coordinate and manage social media campaigns for development purposes in coordination with the Communications Department.
• Plan and facilitate development meetings and events, including managing guest lists, registration, and other event logistics in coordination with the Operations Support Manager.
• Perform other duties as assigned.
Requirements and Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in Fundraising, Communications, or a related field.
• Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a development, fundraising or executive assistant role.
• Proven track record in creating and managing successful fundraising campaigns.
• Excellent organizational and time-management skills.
• Able to work independently and as part of a team.
• Excellent written and verbal communication, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office and other donor management software.
Compensation and Benefits: Starting annual salary at $46,000 and dependent upon experience. Excellent fringe benefits. LBF is an equal opportunity employer. Applications: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Email cover letter and resume to Chief Development Officer Andrew M. Kerr Andrew@raisingthebar.org.
Direct all inquiries to:
Andrew M. Kerr, Chief Development Officer
Louisiana Bar Foundation
1615 Poydras Street, Suite 1000
New Orleans, LA 70112
Part-time/Contract Grant Writer: Job Summary
We are looking for a contract Grant Writer to join our team and lead our efforts in securing funding to help our organization operate throughout the year. The responsibilities include researching grant opportunities, writing compelling grant proposals to acquire funding, and working with our leadership team to ensure we have enough capital each year. Ultimately, you will work with our Chief Development Officer to understand our financial needs and ensure we attain funding.
• Identify grant funding opportunities.
• Write, submit and manage grant proposals.
• Furnish prospective funders with supporting documents.
• Log all grant activity in our CRM and Grant Seeking Database. Requirements and skills
• Proven work experience as a Grant Writer or similar role.
• Proficient with measuring and reaching income goals.
• Great with MS Office Word and Excel. • Excellent knowledge of fundraising information sources.
• Exceptional organizational and writing skills.
• Bachelor’s degree in creative writing or related field. Compensation and Benefits: LBF is an equal opportunity employer.
Applications: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Email cover letter, resume and pay rates to Chief Development Officer Andrew M. Kerr Andrew@raisingthebar.org.
Louisiana Bar Foundation 1
615 Poydras Street, Suite 1000
Sanctuary Arts School and Glass Studio seeks a director of development (DD) who will be chiefly responsible for bringing in revenue streams to its non-profit (grants, donations, special events, etc.), The role of a development director is to develop and implement a strategic plan to raise vital funds for our organization in a cost-effective and time-efficient manner. The DD will write grants, research foundations and corporations, develop annual memberships and oversee or implement other fundraising strategies, but she or he works mostly behind the scenes, establishing a structure for effective fundraising. The DD has an outreach role in the organization and often fulfills a public affairs role in addition to office-based work. The DD will motivate and satisfy donors, board members, staff and even the press. The DD will assist with communications such an annual report, development and communications section of website, newsletters, and donor databases. Send resume to Eric Hess at email@example.com. Salary will depend on experience.
Summary/objective: The Chief Development Officer of the Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans (Federation) will be responsible for developing and overseeing the execution of a high-level strategic plan for fundraising. The Chief Development Officer will oversee and drive the entire Financial Resource Development (FRD) for the organization and will lead the effort to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward the annual campaign, major donors, planned giving, sponsorships and grant writing.
Who Are We?: Since 1913, the Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans has connected the human and financial resources which empower advocacy and social action, strengthen Jewish identity, and cultivate an inclusive an engaged community locally, in Israel, and around the world. The New Orleans Jewish is approximately 12,000 strong, and dates back to the early eighteenth century. Currently our Annual Campaign raises between $2.6 and $2.7 million, a consistent range over the past ten years. Our office is located in Metairie, LA.
Essential Functions: We want to expand on our track record of fundraising success, and the ideal candidate is eager to find creative avenues for growth. Therefore, to shine as Chief Development Officer, you need a passion for both fundraising and stewardship, matched by extensive knowledge of these respective crafts. You will have three key responsibilities: 1) reimagining Federation’s philanthropic capabilities and infrastructure, with a focus on end-to-end, donor-centric solutions; 2) drive financial resource development growth, and 3) work closely with the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Chief Operating Officer (COO) to execute a clear vision and strategy.
As Chief Development Officer, you’ll work closely with staff to oversee sponsorship and grant opportunities, as well as legacy and supplemental giving opportunities - and match our members of the New Orleans Jewish community to their philanthropic passions. You will be able to articulate confidently the Federation’s mission and vision.
The ideal candidate will bring visionary fundraising leadership, marked by a solid track record of development planning and major portfolio management. You will develop and execute a long-range strategy for increasing private philanthropic support, with attention to meeting annual financial targets.
You will have a resume demonstrating your ability to identify, cultivate, solicit, steward, and secure charitable funds in New Orleans’ multilayered Jewish community. You will join a culture in which shared passion for the mission, excellence, transparent collaboration, respect, performance measurement, and accountability are guiding principles.
In addition, the Chief Development Officer will possess the professional maturity, stature, and flexibility to build productive relationships and alliances with philanthropic individuals and foundations. Moreover, you will have the proven ability to creatively engage, motivate, and thank donors and prospects and inspire confidence from internal and external constituencies.
● Direct experience creating and executing annual campaigns and long-term affinity and alliance programs
● Direct experience soliciting and cultivating donors
● Keen knowledge of philanthropic trends across all aspects of charitable giving
● Proven ability to lead, manage, and work independently with accountability
● Excellent written and verbal communication skills
● Expert ability in Microsoft applications
● Understanding of social media best practices and basic graphic design knowledge
● Proven understanding of data analytics, including applicable software and other measurement tools – including CRMs (we are currently migrating to Neon One)
● Excellent time management and prioritization skills
● Ability to work collaboratively with other staff
● Develop and implement an integrated Financial Resource Development (FRD) model, including major and planned giving (in collaboration with our partner organization, the Jewish Endowment Foundation of Louisiana [JEF]), which supports the mission of our organization
● Evaluate current event planning strategy and offer a fresh perspective to modernize our approach
● Build replicable processes for stewarding donor prospects, including astutely matching donors based on their areas of interest and our programs and initiatives
● Identify and implement new revenue streams with a focus on sustainable, unrestricted gifts
● Enhance donor understanding of our mission and increase investment in our work
● Lead planning and execution of Federation’s fundraising and philanthropic outreach, which supports operations, programs, and pass-through giving/allocations
● Develop opportunities for supplemental gifts to support specific Federation programs and activities
● Cultivate new strategies to broaden and deepen engagement of the next generation of Jewish philanthropists
● Craft relationships with a personal portfolio of major donors
Board and Senior Staff Leadership
● Together with senior staff, educate and train campaign volunteer leadership, board members and staff on donor identification, cultivation and effective stewardship
● Work with the CEO and COO to ensure campaign volunteer leadership and board members are engaged and energized by their association with Federation, and provide information as needed on donor cultivation, fundraising techniques, sponsorship opportunities and planned giving tactics
● Attend board meetings and board committee meetings and report on development activities as needed
● Serve as an ambassador for the organization, articulating our mission to constituents, partner organizations, and potential funders
● Collaborate closely with our partner organization, JEF, to coordinate planned giving strategies
● Develop and produce regular financial and fundraising reports for the CEO, COO, and the Board of Trustees that crystallize our financial progress and evaluate our trends in fundraising activities
Supervisory responsibilities: Will supervise the Director of Strategic Partnerships and the Grant Writer.
Work environment: Strong team culture and brainstorming sessions with competent staff; there is respect by lay leaders and staff for sick and vacation time, as well as Jewish holidays.
Physical demands: Ability to carry, push, and pull objects less than 20 pounds; bending, sitting, lifting, standing and driving.
Position type and expected hours of work: Full time – Monday-Thursday 9am-5pm and Friday 9am-4pm; must be able to work and/or participate in Federation and community-wide events on nights and weekends, out-of-town meetings, and travel to conferences and overseas missions.
Travel: Must have a valid passport and be available to travel to Israel specifically, overseas in general, and throughout North America; this position may attend conferences and missions worldwide.
Required education and experience: Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree and/or CFRE preferred; at least 5-7 years of progressively responsible experience as a leader in a combination of high-profile corporate, entrepreneurial and/or non-profit settings with major responsibility for business sales and/or fundraising and institutional advancement, and experience in innovating a significant fund-development program, organizational development and governance.
Preferred education and experience: Post graduate degree; past Federation involvement, either lay or professional.
Additional eligibility qualifications:
● Immersive understanding of the non-profit sector, the Jewish community, the Jewish Federations of North America, and the social impact of fundraising on Jewish organizations
● A personal commitment to and understanding of Jewish values and traditions, and broader civic and community issues – including a commitment to Israel
● Experience in New Orleans fundraising/philanthropic community
● Action-oriented, creative, analytical, and adaptable, bringing an innovative approach to fundraising and stewardship
● Ability to set and achieve strategic objectives
● Effective and persuasive communication skills, including an ability to prepare and deliver and adapt presentations to diverse audiences
● Must be a people-person who is relatable and who is an active listener, skilled at cultivating donor relationships
Compensation: Federation provides a fantastic benefits package, including health insurance with a refunded deductible, flexible spending accounts, a 401k with employer matching, life insurance, and generous paid time off – including Jewish holidays. Compensation is commensurate with experience – the salary is starting at $75,000.
If you believe you are the right candidate, share with us why, in one page or less, and send along with your resume and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The goals of the CASA Supervisor position include coaching advocates in working cases to be the ears and eyes of the court while advocating for what is in the child’s best interest. It is critical to engage with advocates in order to maximize advocate retention, satisfaction and the overall advocacy experience. The CASA Supervisor works with the advocate to facilitate relationships with DCFS workers, attorneys, service providers and other stakeholders for the best interest of the children. CASA Supervisors play a pivotal role in working with advocates and children and become the face of the agency to the community; therefore, they must practice professionalism and excellence in every respect. This position reports directly to the CASA Program Coordinator in all tasks.
Duties Specific to the CASA Supervisor:
Duties Specific to All CASA Team Members:
Duties Specific to All Volunteers for Youth Justice Team Members:
Interested applicants should send their resume to email@example.com
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