Employment Opportunities

Resource Development Director (full-time)

The Resource Development Director is a member of the senior leadership team and is responsible for leading the organization in meeting our development goals to support and further enhance resources to meet our mission of empowering children and families to meet their full potential and surrounding students with support. This includes successful planning, execution, and evaluation of fundraising and marketing for the organization including donor development, grants, special events, and communications. This position works closely with the Executive Director, senior leadership team, program staff and board members. This position supervises the Communications and Events Coordinator.

Project POWER Program Assistant (part-time)

The Project POWER/AmeriCorps Program Assistant works 25 hours per week. The Program Assistant provides administrative and programmatic support as directed by the Project POWER/AmeriCorps Manager. Focus areas of assistance range from member engagement, site visiting, data collection and entry, file management, training, and being a second point of contact for maintaining agency partner relationships.

Advocacy Specialist – Housing (half-time)

Advocacy Specialists advance our organization’s advocacy efforts by providing administrative, research, and logistic support. The position works with the Advocacy Team on a variety of advocacy activities including communications; policy analysis; data collection/analysis; community meetings; and policy maker relations. The position includes independent work and working within a team on one-time and ongoing projects.

Student Support Specialist (full-time)

Student Support Specialists have the ability to form their plan based on what the school and students most need. We are looking for an organized, self-starter who can receive feedback and adjust accordingly.  We are looking for someone who has experience in education, mentoring or social services and can help us continue to improve how we serve people of color. Specifically, we are seeking candidates that are representative of the communities that we serve. SSS serve in schools and after school providing individualized support to students on their caseloads and school-wide services. Spanish language skills are a plus.

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