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Executive Director – Girls on the Run Memphis

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Job Title: Executive Director – Girls on the Run Memphis
Location: Memphis, TN
Reports To: Senior Vice President, Council Development
FLSA Status: Exempt; 30 hours per week

Girls on the Run International is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a world where every girl knows and activates her limitless potential and is free to boldly pursue her dreams. We inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running. Over 210 Councils in 50 states serve 200,000+ girls a year, and engage close to 100,000 volunteers.
Girls on the Run believes that all girls and communities should have access to our programs. We strive to eliminate barriers to participation, to continue creating programming that engages all communities, to be intentional about staff and volunteer diversity and to promote a culture of inclusion across the organization.

Position Summary
Consistent with the mission of Girls on the Run, the Executive Director is responsible for the overall development, management, organization and financial solvency of the Girls on the Run Memphis council. This position will report to the Board of Directors of Girls on the Run Memphis and the Sr. VP of Council Development of Girls on the Run International (HQ), located in Charlotte, NC and will be a full-time, 30-hours per week position growing to 40 hours per week over time. The best candidate will be a candidate who has proven experience creating, developing and growing organizations. She/he will have a strong entrepreneurial spirit and the ability to get things done across different functional areas.

Principal Responsibilities
This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.
Council Management
• Provide leadership, vision, and direction to the Memphis council to ensure the program meets the needs of participants, volunteers and the community with an emphasis on diversity and inclusivity.
• With input from the GOTR Memphis Board and HQ, create and implement a council development plan that includes program and site development strategies, marketing and awareness strategies, and community and volunteer engagement strategies.
• Closely manage revenue and expenses to ensure adherence to the annual council budget.
• Build a culture of quality, inclusivity and diversity among the council and its stakeholders.
• Adhere to all GOTRI council obligations as stated in the membership agreement and operations manual.
• Provide necessary information to develop annual organization budget.
• Identify and develop key volunteers and leverage board members to assist with functional positions until council can pay additional staff.
Partnerships and Fund Development
• With input from the GOTR Memphis Board and GOTR HQ, create and implement a financial development plan that includes, but is not limited to, individual gifts, corporate sponsorships, grants, and special events, including 5k, to ensure that fundraising goals are achieved.
• Achieve or exceed budgeted contributed income goals.
• Develop community relationships to cultivate donors and volunteers to ensure council revenue and site goals are achieved.
• Establish community partnerships with like-minded organizations that are well-aligned with GOTR mission. Continue reading

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Freedom Co-op- Positions

Freedom Co-op is a non profit agency that provides personal care attendants for people with disabilities in the Memphis area. Our employees support our individuals in their daily activities in their homes and in the community while their families work. We have immediate openings  Monday-Friday 3pm-9pm and Saturday 9a-1p

Qualifications

 
 
 
Must be 18 years old
 
 
 
Must have a high school diploma/GED
 
 
 
Must have or be willing to get CPR/First Aid certified
 
 
 
Must pass a fingerprint/background check
 
 
 
Must have computer skills
 
 
 
Must have a valid driver license
 
 
 
Must have a good working car
 
 
 
Valid car insurance
 
 
 
 
 
Please send all resumes to suzannecolsey@gmail.com
 
 
 
Attention:
Suzanne Colsey
Freedom Co-op
Executive Director
 
 
 
 

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Porter-Leath is Hiring

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Youth Villages Hiring-Behavioral Youth Counselor-Boy’s Center for Residential Treatment & Maintenance Technician

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Company: Youth Villages
Job Title & Description Behavioral Youth Counselor-Boy’s Center for Residential Treatment (New Salary Increase)
Job Title & Description Program Overview

Youth Villages’ Residential Treatment programs serve children with emotional and behavioral problems.  Our residential campuses provide the setting for an intensive treatment program that combines the unique balance of structure and freedom. This enables children and their families to identify, understand and cope with their individual needs and develop the skills necessary to succeed in less restrictive settings.  We have three different types of facilities—Intensive Residential Centers, Open Campuses, and Group Homes.  Located in Tennessee and Georgia, all of these facilities utilize the Re-Education of Emotionally Disturbed Children therapy model (Re-Ed).

Position Overview

The Behavioral Youth Counselor, also known as a Teacher Counselor:

Teaches the children necessary life skills and provide for their physical daily care.
Assists in treatment planning for boys age 7-18.
Conducts daily documentation such as contact notes, milieu notes, and precautionary notes.
Participates in client transports to various locations
Participates in recreation therapy with children.
Improves children’s behavior through coping skills and other therapeutic interventions.
Conducts group and 1 on 1 counseling sessions
Additional Information

The TC (Teacher Counselor) schedule runs either Sun-Wed or Wed-Sat
Three weekdays: (M-W or W-F) 2:00pm-10:30pm
One weekend day: 6:30am-10:30pm

Some TCs spend the night once or twice a week on the campus and have additional responsibility for waking the residents and directing them with their morning routine.  This schedule also provides counselors with a three day weekend. (Please note: Counselors do not live on the campuses and are responsible for securing their own residencies.)  Each campus differs on their schedule structure and rotations and can be discussed further with a specific hiring manager.

The supervision and treatment of youth requires prolonged periods of walking and standing and physical agility. May be required to run and climb flights of stairs. Must be able to participate in physical interventions with youth when necessary. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.

Will be required to complete Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) and CPR training.
Applicants are required to pass an agility and strength evaluation.
Applicants must have valid driver license.

Job Title & Description Requirements

A Bachelor’s degree is required
Experience working with at-risk youth a major plus
Excellent written, verbal, and oral skills
Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
Basic computer knowledge
Ability to maintain a flexible schedule

Experience growth and development through our continuous training, as well as tuition and licensure reimbursement, or pursue opportunities to advance both clinically and administratively with Youth Villages.

Additional Benefits

Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision
Retirement Savings Pension Plan
403 (b)
2 weeks paid vacation
12 paid sick days per year
10 paid holidays
Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)

EOE

Contact Procedures (How the applicant should apply for the position.) Please apply at:https://careers-youthvillages.icims.com/jobs/2646/behavioral-youth-counselor—boy%27s-center-for-residential-treatment/job?mode=view
Closing Date 08-31-2018
Company: Youth Villages
Job Title & Description Miantenance Technician-(New Salary Increase)
Job Title & Description Program Overview

Youth Villages’ Residential Treatment programs serve children with emotional and behavioral problems.  Our residential campuses provide the setting for an intensive treatment program that combines the unique balance of structure and freedom. This enables children and their families to identify, understand and cope with their individual needs and develop the skills necessary to succeed in less restrictive settings.  We have three different types of facilities—Intensive Residential Centers, Open Campuses, and Group Homes.  Located in Tennessee and Georgia, all of these facilities utilize the Re-Education of Emotionally Disturbed Children therapy model (Re-Ed).

Position Overview

Installs, maintains, and repairs machinery, equipment, physical structures, and pipe and electrical systems in a commercial establishment by performing the following duties.

Job Title & Description Requirements

High school diploma/GED preferred

Must have at  least 2 years experience in general maintenance.
Must be willing to travel.
Experience running telephone and data lines; Cubicle setup.
Prefer Electrical, HVAC, and plumbing.
Must be able to perform On Call duties(nights and weekends included).
Knowledge of carpentry, electrical, and plumbing preferred.
Must have a Valid Drivers License.

A mechanical aptitude and general skill knowledge in all areas of general structural and mechanical maintenance.

Experience growth and development through our continuous training, as well as tuition and licensure reimbursement, or pursue opportunities to advance both clinically and administratively with Youth Villages.

Additional Benefits

Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision
Retirement Savings Pension Plan
403 (b)
2 weeks paid vacation
12 paid sick days per year
10 paid holidays
Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)

EOE

Contact Procedures (How the applicant should apply for the position.) Please apply: https://careers-youthvillages.icims.com/jobs/2457/maintenance-technician-**offering-new-salary**/job?mode=view
Closing Date 08-17-2018

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Facilitation Specialist – Bridges

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POSITION TITLE:   Facilitation Specialist – Team BRIDGES
REPORTS TO:          Director of Team BRIDGES

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
Team BRIDGES is a dynamic, high energy work environment that requires flexibility, great communication skills, and tight-knit working relationships.  The Facilitation Specialist’s primary responsibilities are managing clients, creating and facilitating customized agendas and curriculums, and leading participants through low and high challenge course elements.

Full Time, Regular, Exempt

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1.  Lead and facilitate adventure-based, experiential programs and curriculums.
  2. Create individualized curriculums and agendas to meet the specific goals of clients and organizations.
  3. Manage a client throughout the entire process including all paperwork (invoices, work agreements, waivers, surveys, etc.), leading meetings, quoting prices, arranging catering, creating agendas, and serving as the lead facilitator during the event.
  4. Balance and maximize work hours to manage several clients, while also assisting in other Team BRIDGES events.
  5. Work with diverse client groups including corporate, non-profit, faith-based groups, schools, adults and youth.
  6. Ensure effective communication and rapport amongst staff and clients by promptly responding to emails and voicemails, and keeping calendars and data spreadsheets up to date.
  7. Assist in the maintenance of Team BRIDGES’ gear and supplies for the AutoZone High Adventure Challenge Course, The Grizzlies Climbing Wall and ground level initiatives.
  8. Make sure that all program materials, handouts, agendas, etc. are prepared for staff and are available for all meetings, events, trainings, etc.
  9. Assist in maintaining an aesthetically pleasing work environment for staff and clients.
  10. Facilitation of low elements, rock wall and high ropes course activities, on and off-site.
  11. Occasionally work outside in the elements throughout the year.
  12. Demonstrate consistent proficiency of technical skills with participants and staff on the high ropes course, rock wall, and low elements.
  13. Participate in continuing education of facilitation skills and challenge course certifications.
  14. Ensure with Challenge Course Manager that risk management procedures are implemented and followed.
  15. Must be flexible and able to work evenings, weekends and/or over-night as required.
  16. Reliable transportation as facilitation often takes place off-site.
  17. Represent Team BRIDGES at events, conferences, meetings, public forums etc.; often requires speaking in front of large groups.
  18. Perform other reasonably related duties as assigned by the Team BRIDGES’ Director and Challenge Course Manager.

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Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis-Volunteer & Events Manager

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How to Apply
Applicants should send a resume and cover letter outlining how they meet the specific requirements of the position to habitathr@memphishabitat.com. Make sure to include the position title in the subject line of the email. No phone calls please.

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Porter Leath-Positions

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Family Service Worker – Bilingual

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Family Safety Center-(position) Director of Development

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Interested applicants:  Please send cover letter and resume with salary history to:  hr@familysafetycenter.org

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United Way – Resource Development Manager

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Resource Development Manager (RDM)

Description:
United Way of the Mid-South (Memphis, TN) is seeking a Resource Development Manager (RDM) capable of meeting and achieving our mission and strategic focus. This RDM should be an energetic team player, able to coordinate and implement comprehensive relationship management and fundraising strategies with individuals and priority companies.
This position will tailor and execute initiatives and activities to achieve growth, retention, participation, and revenue goals. The RDM will work to position United Way as the primary philanthropic conduit between companies, their employees, and the communities in which they operate, through the development of a year-round engagement experience for donors and volunteers.
The RDM is also charged with credibly representing UWMS and its strategic direction to the community and corporate leaders and to work closely with the Director of Resource Development to cultivate the relationships and contributions needed to succeed.
The RDM will have financial targets centered around the annual campaign, special initiative fundraising, Campaign Representative recruitment, sponsorship fundraising, and response to custom giving interests that align with UWMS’ mission.

Email resume to  careers@uwmidsouth.org

Hiring Range:
Competitive, commensurate with qualification and experience (relocation expenses not paid)

Education Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree in related field is required.

Experience Required:

  • Minimum five (5) years of successful and credible experience in a fundraising, resource development, and/or sales.
  • Has a shared commitment to the mission of the organization and the community at large.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, time management and interpersonal skills, with proven ability to create, grow and retain strong customer relationships.
  • Demonstrates strong written and verbal communication skills, including public speaking and presentation skills.
  • A reputation for team work and a can-do, solutions-oriented attitude.
  • Advanced computer skills including Google office tools, specifically email, Google docs and calendar, as well as Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Because the RDM will spend over 65% of a week out of the office, reliable personal transportation is required and essential.
  • Candidate must have the ability to network in a professional environment and develop and cultivate new business accounts/opportunities on a weekly basis.
  • Candidate will need knowledge and experience using Saleforce and Enterprise Data Collection Systems.

UWMS is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Diversity and Inclusion

UNITED WAY CORE COMPETENCIES FOR ALL STAFF
●    Mission-Focused: Catalyze others’ commitment to mission to create real social change that leads to better lives and healthier communities.  This drives their performance and professional motivations.
●    Relationship-Oriented: Understands that people come before process and is astute in cultivating and managing relationships toward a common goal.
●    Collaborator: understands the roles and contributions of all sectors of the community and can mobilize resources (financial and human) through meaningful engagement.
●    Results-Driven: Dedicated to shared and measurable goals for the common good; creating, resourcing, scaling, and leveraging strategies and innovations for broad investment and impact.
●    Brand Steward: Steward of the brand and understands his/her role in growing and protecting the reputation and results of the greater network.

Email resume to  careers@uwmidsouth.org

Making Memphis Better

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Teachers – Youth Villages

Youth VillagesNon-Traditional Teachers 2018/2019
**Offering $2,000 Sign-On & $2,000 Relocation Assistance**

Youth Villages’ Residential Treatment programs serve children with emotional and behavioral problems. Our residential campuses provide the setting for an intensive treatment program that combines the unique balance of structure and freedom. This enables children and their families to identify, understand and cope with their individual needs and develop the skills necessary to succeed in less restrictive settings. We have three different types of facilities—Intensive Residential Centers, Open Campuses, and Group Homes. Located in Tennessee, Georgia, and Oregon, all of these facilities utilize the Re-Education of Emotionally Disturbed Children therapy model (Re-Ed). The majority of these youth attend the fully accredited schools which are located on our residential treatment campuses.

Position Overview

  • Plan for individual and group activities to stimulate growth in language, social, and other skills.
  • Participate in training and in-service activities.
  • Administer and interprets testing to determine academic needs.
  • Develop and uses a variety of teaching techniques.
  • Produce lesson plans that reflect the individual educational needs of students.
  • Prepare reports in compliance with school guidelines.
  • Maintain progress notes, attendance records, and grade scores in a timely manner.
  • Other essential duties as needed.

Candidates may have the opportunity to teach in specialized subjects
Monday – Friday, 7:30am to 3:30pm.

Additional Information
Small Class Sizes to allow more one on one attention to individual students and their educational needs. The standard Youth Villages class size ranges from 8-15 children.
Tuition & Licensure reimbursement, and training for your career growth and advancement
Our schools operate year-round

Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree in education with appropriate certification is required (K-12)
  • Active Licensure in TN with an endorsement in Special Education, Math, or Science is required.
  • Experience in special education or teaching experience in a clinical environment is preferred
  • Experience working with at-risk youth a major plus
  • Experience working with youth is required
  • Excellent written, verbal, and oral skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Ability to maintain a flexible schedule

Experience growth and development through our continuous training, as well as tuition and licensure reimbursement, or pursue opportunities to advance both clinically and administratively with Youth Villages.

Additional Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision
  • Retirement Savings Pension Plan
  • 403 (b)
  • 2 weeks paid vacation
  • 12 paid sick days per year
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)

EOE

Please apply at: https://careers-youthvillages.icims.com/jobs/2150/upcoming-teacher-opportunities–2018/job?mode=view

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Habitat for Humanity Job Openings

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Residential  Rehabilitation Counselor – Grace House of Memphis

Grace House of Memphis
Position Announcement

Announcement Date:  6/7/2018
Location:  Memphis, TN
Position Title: Residential  Rehabilitation Counselor
Treating women with Alcohol, Drug, and Co-occurring Disorders in a home-like setting.
Department:  Primary House Residential Rehabilitation Program
Reports to:  Clinical Director
Days/Hours:  Mon-Fri, 40 Hours/ 2:30-11p shifts
Salary:  Determined based on education & experience
Deadline to Apply:  Until position filled

JOB DESCRIPTION

Duties will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Deliver counseling and group services to women with alcohol, drugs, and co-occurring mental disorders in a structured treatment program (ASAM Level III.5 & III.3), in a home-like setting.
  • Provide case management to special needs and homeless population.
  • Be responsible for helping to oversee the needs of the residential facility.
  • Monitor clients and assist in day to day operations of the house.
  • Reports and Recordkeeping

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a social science field; Master’s degree in a social science field preferred
  • LADAC or other related license preferred.
  • Experience working with addiction, co-occurring population, criminal justice population in a 12 Step based program
  • Prefer experience in a home-like residential setting.
  • A working knowledge of the 12 Steps. Prefer a LADAC or a minimum of 5 years of experience.
  • If in recovery, a minimum of 5 years of continuous sobriety.
  • Must have excellent organizational, verbal, written and computer skills. Proficient in MS Word, Excel, and Internet use.
  • Motivated to carry out directives with minimum supervision.
  • Knowledge of community resources and case management experience.
  • Understand and practice various therapeutic approaches to counseling and case management.
  • Knowledge of trauma-informed care, and therapeutic community.
  • A positive, professional demeanor and maturity; the ability to deal with clients, the public, and co-workers; exercise good judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions.
  • Submit a criminal background check, and must not currently be under the supervision of the courts.

HOW TO APPLY

Please email or fax a current resume, cover letter with salary requirements, and list of 3 professional references to Veronica Brown:  resumes@gracehouseofmemphis.org or fax to 901-722-9023

Grace House strives to provide the highest quality of care possible to women who are experiencing major life problems due to substance use disorders or co-occurring disorders in an environment that preserves and promotes the dignity of the woman served without regard to race, color, creed, gender, economic or social circumstances, or sexual orientation, or national origin. No woman is denied treatment because of a lack of resources.  Grace House of Memphis is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit, and a United Way agency.  We are licensed by the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services and accredited by CARF, the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities.    

Grace House’s mission:  To empower women and their families by removing barriers and restoring hope.

                                     

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Direct Support Professionals – Arc Mid-South

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Continuum of Care Coordinator-Community Alliance for the Homeless

Community Alliance for the HomelessCommunity Alliance for the Homeless, Inc. announces an opening for a Continuum of Care Coordinator.  The Continuum of Care Coordinator is responsible for the coordination and staffing of the Memphis/Shelby County Homeless Consortium. This includes providing year-round support to the Consortium and all CoC related committees and activities.

 Essential Functions:

  • Assist the Continuum of Care Planning Director in the execution of the agreement between the Memphis/Shelby County Homeless Consortium and CAFTH that designates CAFTH as the Collaborative Applicant for the Continuum of Care (CoC) and the CoC Planning Lead Agency.
  • Provide staff support and technical assistance to the Memphis/Shelby County Homeless Consortium, its active committees, and the Governing Council
  • Plan, coordinate and supervise all special events such as Project Homeless Connect and the Annual Point-in-Time
  • Conducts on-going review and analysis of literature on homeless and other special needs populations
  • Extracts and analyzes local data on homelessness and other special needs populations from HMIS and other data sources.
  • Collects information on funding opportunities and works with Executive Director to develop applications for funding including HUD’s annual Continuum of Care grant and others as assigned
  • Develops, writes, edits and/or contributes to needs assessments, grant applications, reports to funders, and presentations.
  • Works with Executive Director, CoC Planning Director and other staff to prepare grant applications.
  • Works with Accountant /Bookkeeper to ensure review of grant subrecipient payment requests for eligibility and compliance with Federal regulations as well as ensuring timely requests for reimbursement from the grant funding source.
  • Represents Community Alliance for the Homeless in the community by attending planning meetings and serving on grant/application review committees.
  • Attends recommended training and conferences to ensure development of knowledge base. Serves as main point of contact for the Memphis/ Shelby County Homeless Consortium
  • Staff the following meetings: Consortium, Governing Council, CoC, 100k, Emergency Housing Partnership, HMIS Committee, and others as needed
  • Responsible for maintaining social media presence including Twitter, Facebook and website

Click here for complete Job Description and Application Instructions:Continuum of Care Coordinator 05292018

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Neighborhood Organizer – Whole Child Strategies

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Whole Child Strategies, Inc. (WCS) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit entity serving Memphis and Shelby County. Our mission is to empower neighborhoods and communities disproportionately affected by poverty to self-determination in addressing barriers that hinder children from graduating on-time, career and college-ready – providing funding, critical supports and coordinated efforts around collective accountability, public
advocacy and community development.

It is our vision all children will graduate high school on time, college and career-ready through the support of revitalized neighborhoods, accountable neighbors, and sustainable systems.

JOB DESCRIPTION
The WCS Neighborhood Organizer will support the work of the Neighborhood Strategy and the Klondike Smokey City Neighborhood Council. This role will assist in the overall implementation of the Whole Child Strategy, focused on school and neighborhood collaboration.

The WCS Neighborhood Organizer will align efforts with the Neighborhood Facilitator and Neighborhood Meeting Specialist, and will work to:
▪ Engage grassroots leaders and stakeholders in a campaign to improve school and neighborhood relations in Klondike Smokey City;
▪ Coordinate Neighborhood Council meetings;
▪ Cultivate and foster relationships with parents, families, and residents to encourage engagement in key decision-making;
▪ Design and execute Neighborhood Council recruitment strategy.

The WCS Neighborhood Organizer will hold office hours within the Klondike Smokey City CDC. The Neighborhood Organizer will spend 80% of their time supporting the work of the Whole Child Strategy and 20% supporting the Klondike Smokey City CDC Executive Director. Note: This position is one-year in length, with the possibility of extension.

The Neighborhood Organizer is responsible for the following categories of work, but should execute all duties as assigned with fidelity as the categories and tasks are not exhaustive but demonstrative:

Duties and Responsibilities:
Neighborhood Council Organizing
▪ Recruit a diverse range of participants to serve on the Neighborhood Council, ensuring representation from all neighborhood stakeholders;
▪ Work closely with the Neighborhood Facilitator and Neighborhood Meeting Specialist to facilitate the development of the Neighborhood Council through capacity building and training opportunities;
▪ Organize Neighborhood Council meetings consisting of allies, coalition partners, school leaders, community members, and other relevant stakeholders;
▪ Execute a plan to engage, develop, and assist local leaders to build long-term community engagement in Klondike Smokey City;
▪ Submit a monthly neighborhood recruitment and community outreach plan to the Whole Child Strategies, Inc. Senior Project Manager
▪ Work closely with the Neighborhood Facilitator and Neighborhood Meeting Specialist to coordinate grassroots organizing campaigns as determined by the Neighborhood Council and/or in accordance with an Implementation Plan;
▪ Regularly assess the success of the community engagement efforts.

Minimum Qualifications
▪ Bachelor’s Degree
▪ Minimum two (2) years working in a nonprofit or community development setting;
▪ Process oriented, analytical problem solver, strategic planner, solution-oriented;
▪ Willingness to travel and work evenings and weekends as projects demand;
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