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SHARPE GROUP - SENIOR DONOR COMMUNICATIONS EDITOR/WRITER

COLLIERVILLE LITERACY COUNCIL - ADULT ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNER PROGRAM COORDINATOR

MEMPHIS AREA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS - MEMBER SUPPORT & EVENTS COORDINATOR

YOUTH VILLAGES - WORKER-FAMILY INTERVENTION SPECIALIST

CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF WEST TENNESSEE -DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

AGAPE CHILD & FAMILY SERVICES - FAMILIES IN TRANSITION CONNECTOR

AGAPE CHILD & FAMILY SERVICES - ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT (P/T)

STAX MUSEUM - YOUTH AND COMMUNITY EDUCATOR MANAGER

ALLIANCE FOR NONPROFIT EXCELLENCE - ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT (P/T)

PAGE ROBBINS ADULT DAY CENTER - BUSINESS OPERATIONS MANAGER

ALZHEIMER'S & DEMENTIA SERVICES - DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

ALZHEIMER'S & DEMENTIA SERVICES - PROGRAM/SITE COORDINATOR

ORPHEUM THEATRE - GRANT WRITER

THE KITCHEN COMMUNITY - BUILD CAPTAIN (PART-TIME)

CHILD ADVOCACY CENTER - GRANTS COORDINATOR (PART-TIME)

SLINGSHOT MEMPHIS - LEAD CONSULTANT

LITERACY MIDSOUTH- READING PROGRAM DEVELOPER (AMERICORP VISTA)

GIRLS INC. - FACILITATOR



SHARPE GROUP
SENIOR DONOR COMMUNICATIONS EDITOR/WRITER

 

Posted Date: SEPTEMBER 27, 2016

 

Brief Description

Write, create, edit and supervise donor communications copy and content for Sharpe Group’s nonprofit clients. Create articles and information relative to major, planned and blended gift publications, with a focus on donors 60 years old and older, as well as be familiar with the technical elements of a variety of gift types.

 

Responsibilities

  • Creates, edits and reviews Sharpe content and client-created copy to produce Sharpe custom publications.
  • Works with Sharpe’s consultants or directly with Sharpe’s clients to research all information necessary to initiate a creative job, including photos, other artwork and special copy.
  • Works with Sharpe’s consultants to enhance client relationship during production of publications.
  • Conducts client and donor interviews and writes articles based on client donor interviews.
  • Works with Sharpe and/or client graphic design team to produce final publications.
  • Develops production schedules for client jobs and follows through in meeting deadlines.
  • Works with Sales Coordinator to send publication jobs to printers.
  • Edits and proofreads Sharpe Group donor materials including web content, stock publications, client ads and any other client donor communication materials as needed.

 

Qualification

The successful applicant will have experience in blended gifts fundraising, in estate planning and/or on a gift planning communications team for a nonprofit organization.
Specific skills/experience required include:

  • B.A. or professional degree in English, Journalism, Law, or related field of study.
  • Demonstrable ability to write about technical financial/legal concepts to a non-technical audience.
  • Experience in proofreading copy with technical, financial and legal content.
  • Ability to organize, manage, schedule and produce multiple projects, working with clients and Sharpe staff to comply with specific branding requirements while meeting deadlines.
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in and/or exposure to gift planning, preferably within a nonprofit organization.
  • Managerial experience desired but not required.

 

To Apply

Send resume and cover letter to Cindy Hatler, Director of Administration & Human Resources, cindy.hatler@SHARPEnet.com,

901-680-5300 x 5306. Writing samples are strongly encouraged.

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COLLIERVILLE LITERACY COUNCIL
ADULT ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNER PROGRAM COORDINATOR

 

Posted Date: SEPTEMBER 26, 2016

 

Brief Description

The Collierville Literacy Council provides free basic reading/writing and numeracy instruction, along with High School Equivalency (HSE) testing/preparation, and English Language Learner (ELL) instruction to adults in Collierville and the surrounding Mid-South area. We have nationally certified trainers who prepare local volunteers to tutor our students.

This position is primarily responsible for our English Language Learner program, while also providing office support and assistance to our HSE and Literacy programs.

 

Responsibilities

  • Maintain, manage, and expand our English Language Learner program incorporating “best practices” and current research-based teaching methods.
  • Administer intakes and assessments to incoming adult students for our English Language Learner program.
  • Create individualized instructional plans for English Language Learner students.
  • Provide training and instructional support to ELL tutors.

 

HSE Program Support

  • Administer intakes and assessments to incoming High School Equivalency students.

 

Shared Responsibilities

  • Provide customer/tutor/student service on the phone and in person.
  • Assist with preparation and presentations for tutor in-service training.
  • Assist as needed with fundraisers, Volunteer Appreciation Dinner, etc.

 

Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree in education or related field (Preferred)
  • ELL teaching experience (Required)
  • At least 5 years of office experience or equivalent (Preferred)
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail (Required)
  • Excellent written and verbal skills (Required)
  • Proficient with MS Word (Required)
  • Strong customer service skills (Required)

 Personal Qualities

  • Enthusiastic about ELL instruction and the CLC mission
  • Self-motivated
  • Can maintain friendly, helpful demeanor in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to simultaneously manage multiple priorities
  • Can maintain a good working relationship with other staff
  • Honesty & Discretion

 

To Apply

Email resume, cover letter, and references to k.thieme@colliervilleliteracy.org  No calls please.

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MEMPHIS AREA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS
MEMBER SUPPORT & EVENTS COORDINATOR

 

Posted Date: SEPTEMBER 26, 2016

 

Brief Description

The Memphis Area Association of Realtors seeks a dynamic, technology-adept and energetic individual to fill the full-time position of Member Support & Events Coordinator.  

 

Responsibilities

  • Development, marketing and execution of MAAR’s events ranging from 30 to 600 attendees.
  • Serve as staff support to volunteer committees as assigned, including planning and execution of committee programs.
  • Attend events and promote through social media (Evening and some weekend work required.)

 

Qualification

  • Ability to operate in a fast paced, high energy environment and manage multiple deadlines and projects at the same time.
  • One to two years of proven communications experience with an association or related organization will be helpful.
  • Strong writing, proofreading and communication skills are required.
  • Ability to inspire and motivate volunteers
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Related Field
  • Experience with presentation software, video production/editing, and contact management
  • Professional demeanor; ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment

 

To Apply

Send cover letter and resume by Thursday, September 29 to Melanie.blakeney@maar.org

    

 


YOUTH VILLAGES
WORKER-FAMILY INTERVENTION SPECIALIST

 

Posted Date: SEPTEMBER 22, 2016

 

Brief Description

Relocation to Indianapolis, Indiana What is Youth Villages? Youth Villages is a nonprofit organization striving to help troubled youth and families live successfully. We are a team of more than 2,700 individuals who’ve come together across 11 states and the District of Columbia to change the landscape of child welfare and juvenile justice across the country. Our work involves providing an array of counseling and treatment services to youth with severe emotional and behavioral needs. Eighty-two percent of those who go through treatment are succeeding two years after leaving our program. These youth are living at home, remaining in school, and are not experiencing trouble with the law. We believe strongly in investing in and supporting our employees. We offer candidates opportunities to develop a career and be part of a positive change in our country’s treatment of at-risk youth and families.

 

Can I see myself here?

We have found our staff succeed at Youth Villages when they

• Are passionate about social services and dedicated to helping at-risk youth and families

• Value feedback and accountability

• Value the collaboration that comes from working on a team and thrive working on their own

• Enjoy variety in their schedule and not sitting behind a desk all day

• Are results and detailed oriented

• Have a sense of humor and find creative ways to implement ideas

• Value a strength-based treatment approach

• Can change priorities quickly

• Are looking for more than just a job DESCRIPTION

**Now offering a $1,500 sign on payment and relocation assistance

 

** How will I make a difference?

• Providing in-home counseling services for at-risk youth and families

• Managing a small case load of four families to provide quality counseling

• Meeting with youth and families regularly to address each family’s needs at their convenience

• Providing after hours support to youth and families through being on-call during the week and one weekend a month

• Collaborating with youth, family, teachers, and other community members working towards the success of the youth; that could be attending court or meeting with teachers; it depends on what your families’ needs are in any given week

• Providing a strengths-based approach utilizing counseling and social work skills

• Attend three weekly meetings (individual, team, and clinical consultation) for professional development to help enhance clinical skills

 

How will you invest in me?

One of our core values is that we are committed to our staff. We will help you take your career with us wherever you want it to go. We offer staff:

• Affordable access to medical, prescription, dental, and vision insurance plans

• Tuition Reimbursement and Licensure Supervision

• Priority consideration for leadership openings throughout the organization

• Mileage and cell phone reimbursement • Retirement savings pension plan and a 403(b) and FSA

• Paid time off: Two weeks for vacation, nine paid holidays, and 12 sick days annually

• Supportive leadership and coworkers

 

**Relocation Assistance! For this location, we offer a relocation reimbursement of $4,000 if you are relocating from 100 miles away or further.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

How can I be considered for the position?

You can be considered for this position if you meet the following qualifications:

• Master’s degree in social services field; degrees that can be considered include: social work, drug and alcohol education or counseling, psychology, counseling, guidance counseling, or marriage and family therapy. Other degrees will have to be evaluated further to determine if they meet the qualifications

• Strong writing skills and experience with electronic documentation

• Acceptable driving record- Two or fewer moving violations within the past 36 months

 

To Apply

https://youthvillages.hodesiq.com/job_detail.asp?JobID=5324101&user_id

Parker Nelson
Parker.nelson@youthvillages.org

 


CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF WEST TENNESSEE
DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

 

Posted Date: SEPTEMBER 22, 2016

 

Brief Description

The Director of Development is a part of the leadership team at CCWTN. This individual is charged with meeting fundraising goals as established annually and building upon the infrastructure necessary to succeed for the long term. The fostering of relationships in the areas of Major Gifts, Foundations, Planned Giving and Corporations / Matching Gifts is considered critical.

 

Responsibilities

  • Identifies, builds, and strengthens relationships with key individuals in the areas of major gifts, foundations (private and corporate), planned giving and corporations/matching gifts whose interest align with Catholic Charities programs.
    1. Coordinates efforts with the Executive Director, board members, volunteers and others to research, identify, cultivate and solicit major individual donors.
    2. Oversees the relationship, management and submission of foundation grants.
    3. Builds and executes a robust lead-generation plan for high wealth donors and foundations focused on reaching prospects targeted through criteria that measure both potential and engagement.
    4. Develops targeted marketing materials online and in print to support major gifts, foundations, planned giving and corporations/matching gifts, lead-generation, qualification and cultivation.
  • Meets mutually agreed upon annual goals for donations.
  • Provides oversight and direction to development and implementation of department budget.
  • Leads the effort to fully utilize Raisers Edge© software to add professionalism to our Development efforts.
  • Assuring compliance in the use of and reporting on donated funds in accord with the donor’s guidance.
  • Leads the annual Providing Help….Bringing Hope campaign.
  • Supports the efforts of periodic fund raisers throughout the year.
  • Generally speaking, this role does not solicit grants from governmental agencies. 

 

Qualification

  • 5 – 7 years of demonstrated success in the Development field (ideally) in Memphis and West Tennessee
  • Diverse fundraising background with targeted donors: small sum donors (sponsors), major donors, corporations, family and private foundations
  • A self-starter with a proven success in generating revenue
  • Demonstrated ability to build, develop and foster relationships internally and externally
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines and maintain disciplined adherence to program goals
  •  Demonstrated diplomacy in working with diverse cultures and audiences and sensitive situations and subject matter
  • Personal accountability toward achieving goals
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to travel and meet with constituents in their place of business or at home.
  • A practicing Catholic is desired.
  • Own and drive an automobile with current liability insurance.

 

To Apply

Please send your resume, compensation requirements and a sample of your writing to: michael.allen@acc.cdom.org

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AGAPE CHILD & FAMILY SERVICES
FAMILIES IN TRANSITION CONNECTOR

 

Posted Date: SEPTEMBER 14, 2016

 

Brief Description

Agape is seeking applicants for FIT Connector position to provide client-driven and strength-based services to families who are in need of particular resources and assistance. 

 

Responsibilities

  • The FIT Connector will be responsible for ensuring the health and welfare of the each pregnant woman and their children, which includes seeing that needs are being appropriately addressed, i.e., medical, health, spiritual, emotional, social, employment, educational/training, etc.  
  • Adheres to and works within the agency’s policies of the program for the residents being served. 
  • The FIT Connector will work collaboratively with other recognized providers and partners in providing holistic services to the residents. 

 

Qualification

  • Bachelor’s Degree, but will accept an Associate’s Degree in Social Work or related field.
  • Candidate must be culturally sensitive with a passion for helping others. 
  • Must be computer literate. 
  • Must have a valid driver license and own a vehicle with proof of auto insurance. 
  • Candidate must be willing to engage in Agape’s Performance Quality and Improvement (also known Continuous Quality Improvement) standards of quality & excellence.

 

To Apply

Interested candidates should send your resume to: Employment@AgapeMeansLove.org

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AGAPE CHILD & FAMILY SERVICES
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT (P/T)

 

Posted Date: SEPTEMBER 14, 2016

 

Brief Description

Agape is seeking an Administrative Assistant – Part Time for our Counseling Department. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Respond to a wide variety of routine and non-routine requests and demands. 
  • This position requires excellent communications skills and the ability to process information in an effective and professional manner. 
  • This position must provide superior secretarial, administrative, and organizational support. In addition to performing above-average administrative functions, this candidate must be able to assist in ongoing work and specific tasks.
  • The Administrative Assistant will be responsible for working on moderately complex assignments where experience and skills provide the basis for a significant amount of self-direction, including the ability to prioritize multiple work assignments.

 

Qualification

  • Associates Degree or higher Preferred. 
  • Minimum of 2 years work experience in a professional office environment setting; Prior experience working in a related field with ability to maintain confidentiality and security required.
  • Candidate must be culturally sensitive with a passion for helping others.
  • Must have a valid driver license and own a vehicle with proof of auto insurance. 
  • Prospective candidate must pass computer skills test with 80% proficiency.
  • Candidate must be willing to engage in Agape’s Performance Quality and Improvement (also known as Continuous Quality Improvement) standards of quality & excellence.

 

To Apply

Interested candidates should send your resume to: Employment@AgapeMeansLove.org

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STAX MUSEUM
YOUTH AND COMMUNITY EDUCATION MANAGER

 

Posted Date: SEPTEMBER 14, 2016

 

Brief Description

The Youth and Community Education Manager at the Stax Museum of American Soul Music will contribute to the ongoing evolution of the organization, from a historical tourist destination to an engaged, dynamic, and collaborative site focused on integrating with its neighbors in Memphis and Shelby County. The Stax Museum completed a new strategic planning process in 2016 with a strong focus on community engagement. The manager is a new position charged with creating an annual series of regular youth and family program offerings; establishing collaborative community partnerships to fulfill the strategic plan’s objectives; and implementing and managing a museum volunteer program.

 

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all aspects of youth and family programming, including the development, implementation, and evaluation of a wide range of activities such as school tours and curriculum development for K-12 students and weekend/summer drop-in programming.
  • Develop outreach plan that targets young people and adults in Soulsville USA neighborhood, South Memphis, and elsewhere in Memphis to engage them in museum programming and responds to the needs of the community. Use knowledge of social media to engage youth.
  • Creative innovative programming to emphasize linkages between the history of Stax Records/Stax artists and current socio-political conditions to ensure that the story of Stax Records remains alive and relevant.
  • Work with museum staff to evaluate, refine, and expand offerings for 2017 and beyond; build upon summer programming initiatives piloted in 2016.
  • Continue the ongoing development of programming with the staff and students of the Stax Music Academy and The Soulsville Charter School.
  • Manage strategic partnerships with local and national arts, humanities, and educational organizations, which are essential to the future success of the organization.
  • Maintain collaborative relationships with educators and work closely with museum staff and institutional stakeholders to create exhibitions and immersive programming that highlight the story of Stax Records and American soul music, bringing the music and its rich history to new audiences.
  • Establish docent program and volunteer program.
  • NON-ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
    Perform other reasonable duties as assigned by Museum Executive Director or other senior staff.

 

Qualification

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in American History, Public History, Museum Studies, Education, or related field; Master’s preferred.
  • Minimum of four years, or two years plus an advanced degree (MA, MS, or PhD), of paid, relevant experience in a museum, library, school, or other arts/humanities organizations, or experience developing programming and informal learning opportunities for K-12 children.
  • Experience developing successful community engagement activities, building relationships with community-based organizations, and experience engaging communities of color.
  • Basic knowledge of social media tools.
  • Advanced writing and communication skills required.
  • COMPUTER SKILLS:
  • Requires PC skills; proficiency with digital technology, including social media, mobile devices, MS Office, Photoshop, WordPress; aptitude and willingness to learn new programs through hands-on use and self-study.
  • SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Demonstrated knowledge of museum interpretation theory and methodologies.
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail, including online calendar management.
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills, including the ability to interact with an ethnically diverse museum audience.
  • Ability to thrive in an ever-changing work environment – multi-tasking, ability to complete projects on deadline, and work with minimal supervision.
  • Proven project planning, coordination, and evaluation skills; ability to create both informal and formal visitor surveys to measure strategic objectives and outcomes.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends.
  • Ability to be a willing collaborator both within the organization and in the community; some experience developing joint programming with schools, universities, libraries, and other museums is preferred.
  • Ability to create content for, work with, and train volunteer docents; work to create a volunteer experience that is equally rewarding to both museum guests and the volunteer; past experience managing volunteers is preferred.
  • Experience working with and understanding the unique needs facing underserved communities.
  • Knowledge of, or willingness to learn, about the history of African American music, American soul music, Memphis history and musical heritage, Stax Records and its artists; and the history of the Soulsville USA neighborhood. Applicants should have a demonstrable passion for using music and the arts to educate and inspire museum visitors, especially young learners.

 

To Apply

Please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to educationmanager@soulsvillefoundation.org. Applications will be reviewed on 9/30/16 and after on a rolling and as-needed basis.

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ALLIANCE FOR NONPROFIT EXCELLENCE
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT (P/T)

 

Posted Date: SEPTEMBER 13, 2016

 

Brief Description

This part-time, (20 - 25 hours per week) position is responsible for providing clerical and administrative support for the Alliance office.

 

Responsibilities

General

  • Provide excellent customer service and develop strong interpersonal relationships with Alliance members
  • Keep the office organized and running efficiently
  • Provide clerical support, including photocopying, maintaining a paper and electronic filing system, and purchasing office materials, supplies and refreshments for meetings and events; maintain a meeting calendar, scheduling of training and conference rooms, and the schedules of staff members; run out of office errands
  • Handle telephone communication, ensuring the phones are answered during normal business hours; maintain the voice mail system
  • Coordinate travel for staff, trainers and out of town consultants
  • Oversee the maintenance of Alliance equipment and furniture, assure that they are in good working order; communicate with the building management company regarding any maintenance needs; maintain relationships with vendors
  • Maintain the Alliance’s fixed asset inventory and update quarterly
  • Prepare and make timely bank deposits; keep records of deposits and financial transactions for the bookkeeper; process online credit card payments; and reconcile petty cash monthly
  • Work closely with the IT vendor to ensure computers are maintained, updated and backed up on a regular basis
  •  

    Membership:

  • Coordinate the logistics of new and renewal memberships, including invoicing and follow-up reminder calls
  • Verify and maintain up-to-date information in the constituent relationship management system on every member; periodically update the entire database/system with current information; update the online systems weekly with membership information

  • Training and Events:

  • Manage workshop registrations, facilitator follow-up and training materials; coordinate workshop logistics
  • Collect and process workshop evaluations and generate summary reports
  • Maintain electronic and hard copy records for workshops
  • Coordinate logistics for Annual Conference

  • Consulting:

  • Assist with consulting inquires, collect intake information and provide overview of services/pricing
  • Assist in tracking contracts, client evaluations, and invoices and payments for open contracts
  •  

    Other:

  • Assist with other projects and assignments as required

 

Qualification

The Alliance is seeking an individual with strong organizational and interpersonal skills, keen
attention to detail and the ability to work in a team-based environment.

  • Three years of experience or more in providing clerical support
  • Experience in a nonprofit setting a plus
  • Demonstrated success with excellent customer service
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to identify and resolve problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to maintain records in an orderly fashion and generate reports
  • Ability to exercise individual initiative and use discretion in handling confidential matters
  • An understanding of finance
  • Ability to work under pressure, interact with diverse individuals, and focus on different tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to portray a positive persona with the public and be a positive representative of the organization
  • Ability to maintain patience, anticipate needs and problems, and suggest ways to resolve them
  • Excellent computer skills with databases, Excel, Word, and Outlook; ability to search the Internet for information easily

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To Apply

Send resume, cover letter and salary history to info@npexcellence.org. No phone calls please.

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PAGE ROBBINS ADULT DAY CENTER
BUSINESS OPERATIONS MANAGER

 

Posted Date: SEPTEMBER 9, 2016

 

Brief Description

Page Robbins Adult Day Center has a rare management position opening. Located where Collierville and Germantown join, we serve individuals with memory loss and provide their families with respite. 

 

Responsibilities

We are seeking a key management team member with strong customer service skills who will handle multiple responsibilities including: performing and recording all accounts receivable functions in QuickBooks with knowledge of AP/Payroll, providing significant support and execution of onsite coordination of fundraising events using Greater Giving, and being responsible for inputting and analyzing donor database and report building in SalesForce.

 

Qualification

The ability to be a self-starter and successfully organize & handle multiple priorities is a must. Some HR functions are a part of this position. Strong knowledge of MS Office Suite is also required.  This position supervises the receptionist/AP position and reports to the Executive Director. 

 

To Apply

Please submit resume and cover letter with salary requirements to Herbie Krisle at herbie@pagerobbins.org. Inquiries will not be considered if salary requirement is absent.  Learn more about Page Robbins at www.PageRobbins.org.           

 


ALZHEIMER'S & DEMENTIA SERVICES
DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

 

Posted Date: SEPTEMBER 9, 2016

 

Brief Description

Alzheimer’s & Dementia Services of Memphis, Inc. (ADS) is looking for a Development Director to be a strategic member of the management team and to head up the development department for ADS including all fundraising, stewardship, marketing and public relations.

 

Responsibilities

Working with the Executive Director, Management Team and Board of Directors, this person

  • annually prepares and implements a written development plan that includes revenue goals and specific measurable objectives, tactics, and timetables including the  Annual Giving Campaign,
  • oversees Special Events with the Assistant Development Director, and
  • engages the public to create awareness and to educate the community on the mission and needs of ADS.   

 

Qualification

  • Know the Memphis community
  • 3 – 5 years fundraising and development experience. 
  • Proficient in English, Word, Excel, publishing programs, social media and computer databases.   

 

To Apply

Send resume AND salary requirement to info@adsmemphis.org or mail to 3185 Hickory Hill Road.

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ALZHEIMER'S & DEMENTIA SERVICES
PROGRAM/SITE COORDINATOR

 

Posted Date: SEPTEMBER 9, 2016

 

Brief Description

Alzheimer’s & Dementia Services of Memphis, Inc. is looking for a qualified person to be an integral member of the management team and to be responsible for the programming and care of  the Kennedy Park Center at 4585 Raleigh LaGrange Road. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the care and activities of day program participants assigned to Kennedy Park.
  • Operates site in accordance with good business practices and in compliance with all contractual obligations, standards of adult day programs for the state of Tennessee and the mission and philosophy of Alzheimer's & Dementia Services (ADS).
  • Ensures adequate security, upkeep, and maintenance of all property and equipment owned, rented or leased by ADS

 

Qualification

  • Should have a Bachelor’s degree, Master’s preferred
  • Should have five years of significant and verifiable work experience in a management position with organizational and administrative experience.

Skills and Abilities

  • Must be an experienced leader with proven executive management, organizational, and administrative skills.
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal, oral, written communication and computer skills
  • Must have the ability to work with and supervise others as an effective team builder and team player.
  • Must be detail oriented and organized
  • Physical ability to perform manual work including significant lifting and bending.
  • Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand English

 

To Apply

Send resume AND salary requirement to info@adsmemphis.org or mail to 3185 Hickory Hill Road.

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ORPHEUM THEATRE
GRANT WRITER

 

Posted Date: SEPTEMBER 8, 2016

 

Brief Description

The Grant Writer contributes to company success by working to familiarize themselves with the organization's programs, goals and financial needs in order to secure funding by writing grant proposals and providing all support materials. This position will assemble and submit grant requests, establish and maintain personal contact and relationships with foundation contacts to develop a diversified network of funding on behalf of the organization, conduct prospect research, and maintain a calendar of submissions and other deadlines. This position will also assist in writing solicitation and acknowledgement letters and support organization with written communication.

 

Responsibilities

Essential functions are listed in order of importance.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Develop and write grant proposals to foundations and other grant-making organizations, persuasively communicating the organization’s mission and programs to potential funders;
  • Assemble and submit grant requests, including letters, proposals, budgets, andpresentations;
  • Establish and maintain personal contact and relationships with foundation contacts and program officers
  • Ensure prompt acknowledgement of foundation gifts
  • Maintain calendar to ensure timely submission of letters of inquiry, proposal deadlines, and reports
  • Conduct prospect research
  • Write solicitation and acknowledgement letters
  • Prioritize projects to keep multiple projects moving in a timely manner, meet deadlines and manage supplemental material required for proposals’
  • Support organization with written communication
  • Other details as assigned

 

Qualification

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree: Communications, English, professional writing or a similar major preferred
  • Experience:
    • 3-5 years of related experience preferred
    • Administrative Experience: 2+years
    • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
    • Proficient in Mac and PC Operating System

Competencies:

  • Ability to craft funding proposals in a clear and compelling manner
  • Excellent writing, analytical, and research skills are essential
  • Self-motivated, detail oriented, and highly-organized
  • Expertise using online databases and other sources to locate biographical, financial, and philanthropic information
  • High level of computer literacy required, including familiarity with donor and Foundation Center databases.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and the ability to seek and synthesize information and communicate in a compelling and succinct form
  • Solid understanding of budgets as they relate to proposals and grants
  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree: Communications, English, professional writing or a similar major preferred
  • Experience:
    • 3-5 years of related experience preferred
    • Administrative Experience: 2+years
    • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
    • Proficient in Mac and PC Operating System

Competencies:

  • Ability to craft funding proposals in a clear and compelling manner
  • Excellent writing, analytical, and research skills are essential
  • Self-motivated, detail oriented, and highly-organized
  • Expertise using online databases and other sources to locate biographical, financial, and philanthropic information
  • High level of computer literacy required, including familiarity with donor and Foundation Center databases.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and the ability to seek and synthesize information and communicate in a compelling and succinct form
  • Solid understanding of budgets as they relate to proposals and grants

 

To Apply

Email resume to hr@orpheum-memphis.com

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THE KITCHEN COMMUNITY
BUILD CAPTAIN(PART-TIME)

 

Posted Date: SEPTEMBER 1, 2016

 

Brief Description

The Build Captain’s primary responsibility is to support TKC’s Program and work with school Garden Teams to ensure they have the skills, materials, personnel and confidence to successfully grow vegetables and teach in their Learning Gardens. This includes primarily working with TKC Garden Educators and help lead planting days at schools with teachers and students. Build Captains have an integral role in making the planting days at schools a success.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Work with Regional Program Team to achieve defined seasonal goals, and prioritize efforts to promote community through food in all Learning Gardens.
  • Support Garden Educators at school events with diverse populations of teachers, parents, community member and students at schools with Learning Gardens.
    • Kick-Off Days at schools with new Learning Gardens
    • Planting Days at schools with existing Learning Gardens
  • Participate in special projects as required such as:
    • Professional Development Teacher Workshops covering garden maintenance, garden-based curriculum, harvesting techniques, and cooking demos and recipe ideas.
    • Specific school events in which TKC Garden Educators are invited to table, or lead activities and workshops.

 

Qualification

  • Minimum High School Diploma  
  • Excellent communication, and teamwork skills.
  • Organized, able to manage priorities
  • Reliable go-getter with a can-do spirit
  • Valid drivers’ license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Interest or experience working with children in an educational setting.
  • Interest or experience instructing and guiding garden demonstrations with children and/or adults.
  • Familiarity with small-scale organic food production or home gardening.
  • Familiarity with urban garden, botany, environmental science, health and nutrition, environment and social justice, food systems, and food access.  
  • Ability to work with diverse populations including youth and adults.

 

Physical Requirements

  • Occasionally lifts and carries objects up to 50 pounds.
  • Occasionally stoops and bends.
  • Occasionally reaches and grasps with arms and hands. Work involves exposure to outdoors including warm and cold weather.

 

To Apply

This is a temporary, seasonal, part-time hourly paid position, great for someone with a flexible schedule. Work schedule is dependent on the number of scheduled planting days. Work schedule and hours may be affected by inclement weather.
The job will require about 10 to 20 hours per week mostly in the mornings during the planting season:

Fall planting season:  August 1 – October 28
Winter: November – February (There may be sporadic work opportunities at workshops, specific program team projects, or special school events and activities.)
Spring planting season: March 1 – June 30

 

Applicants are required to have access to a personal vehicle and pass a background check.  Please send your cover letter and resume to memphisinfo@tkc.org

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MEMPHIS CHILD ADVOCACY CENTER
GRANTS COORDINATOR (PART-TIME)

 

Posted Date: AUGUST 25, 2016

 

Brief Description

This part-time (20 hours per week) position coordinates all grant-related activity of the Memphis Child Advocacy Center (CAC). This includes identifying, researching and pursuit of private and corporate grant funding.. Responsible for writing grant proposals as well as associated reports, stewardship throughout the grant cycle, and maintaining an efficient and complete record of all grant activities.  Additionally this position will, on occasion, perform similar duties in support of existing and new public grant funding.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Research new grant opportunities from private and corporate foundations whose grant making priorities match the Memphis CAC’s mission.
  • Write grant proposals, applications, and reports; Coordinate with development team & leadership team for the development of content, internal review and submittal processes for grant proposals.
  • Enter grant details in Raiser's Edge database, including upcoming proposal deadlines, reports, and any interaction with grant funders.
  • Maintain a grants calendar outlining grant writing and reporting activity.
  • Convene and facilitate monthly grants meetings with appropriate staff.
  • Coordinate annual United Way and Combined Federal Campaign application and reporting.
  • Analyze requests for proposals from various charitable foundations to determine if they match the Memphis CAC’s mission and programs.
  • Ensure that all reports and deadlines are met for all existing and new grants, both private and public.
  • Distribute pertinent information regarding grant compliance and reporting obligations to appropriate staff.
  • Collaborate with leadership team to obtain required reports and oversee proper close-out of grants and contracts.
  • Assist with grant funder site visits, meetings, and ongoing stewardship.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

 

Qualification

  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent required
  • 1 - 3 years previous experience in grant writing and administration
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent analytical skills, and the ability to explain complex processes
  • Ability to prioritize and problem solve
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Strong time/personal management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong math skills
  • Demonstrated computer experience and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite–especially Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge and experience operating standard office equipment

 

To Apply

Send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to Mark Jordan, Development Director, mjordan@MemphisCAC.org.

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SLINGSHOT MEMPHIS
LEAD CONSULTANT

 

Posted Date: AUGUST 25, 2016

 

Brief Description

Slingshot Memphis is seeking a Lead Consultant to fill a key leadership role in accelerating the fight against poverty in Memphis, TN. From the ground floor, you will be joining a team of skilled, passionate, and driven individuals hell-bent on making a profound impact for our most underserved neighbors. In many ways, the function of Lead Consultant is the lynchpin for Slingshot Memphis’s ability to successfully carry-out its mission.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Develop, implement and continually refine rigorous data collection systems that effectively measure the impact of poverty-fighting programs and services in Memphis, TN.
  • Design and maintain internal databases, including the establishment of database standards and controls, management of source data, and assurance of data quality.
  • Direct and mentor members of data team (e.g. program officers, interns, etc.); collaborate with marketing and development teams.
  • Oversee due diligence of promising investees, which includes assessing their outcomes, leadership, operations and scalability.
  • Create and implement a straightforward and transparent way to compare the value of one philanthropic option against another, thereby providing a means for making smarter philanthropic decisions.
  • Produce tools and procedures to properly and efficiently monetize investee outcomes.
  • Collaborate with CEO and Board of Directors to build and manage a portfolio of high-impact investees.
  • Prepare thoughtful and data-driven recommendations for CEO and Board of Directors; write and deliver high-impact presentations, strategic plans and research briefs.
  • Serve as a trusted thought partner for investees’ management teams and boards.
  • Craft and negotiate terms and conditions of investments, including performance milestones; monitor and support investee progress toward goal attainment.
  • Generate concise quarterly updates on investee performance for management team and board.
  • Develop and provide professional development training to ensure investees are equipped to utilize data technologies and resources.
  • Identify and engineer collaborative opportunities among investees.
  • Work with CEO and Board of Directors to develop a city-wide, data-driven battle plan to demonstrably reduce poverty.
  • Build an ongoing, publicly shared database of methods that are empirically proven to diminish chronic poverty.

 

Qualification

  • Basic knowledge of social impact investments as a means to reduce poverty.
  • Experience in creating and managing data tools and procedures to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Technical expertise regarding data models, database design development, data mining and segmentation techniques.
  • Proven record of organizational leadership; ability to work effectively with people at all levels in an organization.
  • Strong track record working as a data analyst.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; the ability to communicate complex ideas effectively.
  • Appropriate levels of humility, confidence, empathy and risk-taking.
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly assess situations, identify trends, develop solutions and translate insights into high-level guidance and tactical execution.
  • Strong knowledge of and experience with Business Intelligence tools (e.g. Yellowfin BI, Clear Analytics, QLIKVIEW).
  • Knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages for analyzing large datasets (e.g. Excel, SPSS, SAS).
  • Knowledge of data mapping tools (e.g. Esri Community Analyst).
  • Experience working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment; relentless work ethic.
  • 5+ years of professional experience in the private or nonprofit sector.
  • Bachelor’s degree required. Graduate degree in relevant field preferred (e.g. Economics, Statistics, Information Management, Engineering, Sociology, Statistics, or Public Policy).

 

To Apply

SEND COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO: jmiller@slingshotmemphis.org or justin.miller44@gmail.com

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LITERACY MIDSOUTH
READING PROGRAM DEVELOPER (AMERICORP VISTA)

 

Posted Date: AUGUST 21, 2016

 

Brief Description

AmeriCorps*VISTA is a program created by the United States Government under the Corporation for National Community Service (CNCS). VISTA members serve for a minimum of one full year. The position is a full time obligation and requires a lot of dedication and commitment to volunteer service.

 

Responsibilities                           

The Literacy Mid-South VISTA Project seeks to build the capacity of after school programs to implement evidence driven reading programming for elementary school students. With VISTA member support, project host sites commit to embedding literacy instruction into their existing programming, whether that is homework help or tutoring. Literacy Mid-South is the convener for a network called the 3rd Grade Reading Collaborative Action Network along with Seeding Success. Our aim is to increase reading scores in Shelby County Schools to 90% by 2025. Literacy Mid-South will serve as an intermediary VISTA site for our after school programs including:  Streets Ministries

AmeriCorps VISTA Benefits:                                                                                                           

During the service, VISTAs will receive a non-negotiable stipend bi-weekly from the government at $447.86, which will total about ($10,750.00) for one year of service.  VISTAs also receive college reimbursement of $5,000 at the end of their year of service.           

 

To Apply

Please send resume and cover letter to vistaleader@literacymidsouth.org to receive official application link.
Subject Line:  RE: Volunteer  Program Developer

 

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GIRLS, INC.
FACILITATOR

 

Posted Date: AUGUST 15, 2016

 

Brief Description

Provide quality facilitation of Girls Inc. programming, including supervision and development of program participants.  Create and maintain a Girls Inc. Experience environment and provide documentation as needed.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Facilitate age-appropriate and outcome driven Girls Inc. curricula with girls ages 6 – 18
  • Actively ensure the program environment is in alignment and support of the Girls Inc. Experience at all times
  • Engage in training and professional development to grow in knowledge and application of topics including: Girls Inc. mission, vision and approach; youth development best practices; program outcome measurement; group dynamics; girl-centric awareness.
  • Work collaboratively with all agency program staff to ensure continuity of program delivery and support
  • Provide appropriate supervision of participants on field trips, van and in the center
  • Work with participants in small groups and individually to ensure the girls actively participate in programs
  • Assist with building janitorial needs, maintenance needs and equipment inventory
  • Follow all agency policy and procedures as outlined in the staff handbook
  • Provide appropriate supervision for participants in Girls Inc. programs
  • Provide feedback and insight of participant needs and issues with program leadership
  • Welcome and solicit feedback for ongoing growth and development

 

Qualification

  • An articulated belief in the mission of Girls Inc.
  • Must model the Girls Inc. mission of a Strong, Smart, Bold individual with a can-do attitude
  • Youth development experience
  • Effective written, oral and presentation skills

Special Requirements:

  • Current valid driver's license and insurance with reliable transportation
  • Ability to work nights and weekends

 

To Apply

  • Apply online at www.girlsincmemphis.org

or

  • Email cover letter and resume to: kbrezina@girlsincmemphis.org

or

  • Mail cover letter and resume to: Girls Inc. of Memphis, Attn: Katie Brezina, 2670 Union Extended, Suite 606, Memphis TN 38112

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