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Careers at BGCSCC

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to maia@boysandgirlsclub.info.

Development Director
Director of Strategy, Planning & Communications
Development Coordinator
Youth Development Specialist


Development Director

Salary: $62,400 – $74,800 / year
Supervisor: Executive Director
Status: Full Time

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

The Director of Development is the lead team member for the Development Department and oversees all an organization’s fundraising efforts and is responsible for creating the development plan, cultivating, and procuring resources, and meeting all fundraising goals to support the mission strategic goals.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Provide leadership and direction to the executive leadership team and provide effective execution of all development activities required to fund Club operations and deliver programs within the community.
• Responsible for annual campaigns and appeals.
• Responsible for all direct mail programs.
• Researches and analyzes agency, corporate, individual and foundation donor base and recommended solicitation strategies.
• Prepares and presents for approval proposals for corporate and foundation support of the Club, using current cultivation and solicitation materials.
• Oversees planning of logistics for special events, including obtaining sponsorships and solicitation of gifts and preparing related printed materials and publications.
• Provides support for various fundraising projects/initiatives assigned by executive leadership, such as endowments, major gifts, and planned giving.
• Ensure the evaluation of development activities and identify opportunities to improve results.
• Identify, recruit and train board members to participate in solicitation and other income development activities.
• Encourage and support board committees responsible for planning and implementing development activities.
• Responsible for the oversight of the organization’s database system, gift processing and filing.
• Participate in the development, implementation, and monitoring of the Club’s annual Development budget, controlling expenditures within budget and maintaining donor and financial records in accordance with standards.
• Ensure productive and effective performance by all development staff.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Other duties as assigned

SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university preferred.
• A minimum of 7 years work experience in non-profit agency operations, specifically in the fund-raising field, sales/marketing or equivalent experience.
• Considerable knowledge of fund-raising techniques, and sources of funding for non-profit agencies and organizations.
• Knowledge of the Boys and Girls Clubs mission, objectives, policies, programs, and procedures and of the principles and practices of non-profit organizations, youth development services preferred.
• Strong oral and written communication skills, both verbal and written needed.
• Ability to organize and coordinate fund-raising operations.
• Grant writing and experience is essential.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Club staff, Board members, volunteers, community groups, and other related agencies.
• Knowledge of accessing and managing donor data base.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:

• Ability to work significant hours at a desk.
• Boys & Girls Clubs are often stressful, busy, and noisy environments. Development Officer is expected to work in situations where many activities take place at the same time.
• Lift objects up to 25 pounds and carry for brief periods.

DISCLAIMER:

The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, nor to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications, and objectives required of employees assigned to this job.


Director of Strategy, Planning & Communications

Salary: $79,000 – $91,000/year
Supervisor: Executive Director
Status: Full Time

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

Reporting to the Executive Director/CEO, Director of Strategy, Planning & Communications provides leadership to the strategic planning process and assists the Executive Director/CEO in the implementation of strategic and infrastructure related to areas such as Operations, Resource Development, Marketing, Communications & Public Relations, Program Services, Technology, and Human Resources. The Director of Strategy, Planning & Communications provides active oversight while ensuring high performance and effective communication among team members. Director of Strategy, Planning & Communications will identify strategic opportunities for integration and continuous process improvement and oversee projects and bring them to completion. Director of Strategy, Planning & Communications works to ensure the development, implementation and evaluation of activities and identifies opportunities to improve results.

The Director of Strategy, Planning & Communications must be a seasoned leader with knowledge and expertise in both community-building endeavors within the non-profit platform as well as be rooted in strategic planning, human resources, capital projects, fundraising, teambuilding, and board partnership. Director of Strategy, Planning & Communications must also be a highly collaborative leader who can work effectively with a broad range of stakeholders, colleagues, community members and staff. Under the direction of the Executive Director/CEO, essential to this position will be the ability to run multiple large projects to completion simultaneously and to be able to capitalize on the interconnections between distinct projects.

KEY ROLES (Essential Job Responsibilities):

Leadership
• Lead the development and implementation of organizational infrastructure, in relation to need and available resources, to facilitate achievement of operational goals.
• Coordinate interaction and ensure streamline stakeholders, cross-functional teams, and leadership.
• Manage process enhancements and varied special projects to execute solutions to attain key performance improvement and/or reduce risk.

Strategic Planning
• Evaluate overall program effectiveness based on participation and achievement of stated goals; recommends modifications to improve program performance, as appropriate.
• In collaboration with executive leadership and Board, develop and implement a strategic plan for single and multi-year efforts.

Marketing, Communications & Public Relations
• Create and oversee the organization’s communications and promotional plans & platforms for all marketing, communications, and public relations.
• Responsible for website and communications platforms and outreach.
• Responsible for technology infrastructure development and implementation.

Resource Management
• Work in partnership with the Chief Development Officer to create an annual development plan that supports the operating budget and strategic planning goals.
• Ensure the evaluation of development activities and identify opportunities to improve results.
• Ensure productive and effective performance by outlining annual strategic planning goals, benchmarks and deliverables for the implementation and execution by all development staff.

Human Resources
• Lead and direct cross functional teams on data management, operations planning, and milestone tracking for strategic initiative implementation.
• Works closely with the Executive Director/CEO and Director of Program Services to plan and implement infrastructure to support staff development and training program compliance.
• May be responsible for managing human resources programs and systems including recruitment, employee relations, training, and development. Analyze proposed projects, quantify impact as projected on BGCSCC and prepare the business case for implementation.

Facilities and Capital Projects
• Working closely with the board and Executive Director/CEO, manage administrative and operational processes, overseeing the maintenance and repair of buildings, equipment, and other facilities.
• Conduct research on different strategic and/or special initiatives
• Work closely with the CEO to prepare and present business plan along with overall strategy for each initiative.
• Manage and direct design, deployment, and governance on new initiatives.
• Working closely with the Executive Director/CEO, the Director of Strategy, Planning & Communications will identify all necessary resources for special projects, comply with timelines and ensure adherence to accomplish all established objectives.
• Responsible for the design and creation of the organization’s capital campaign plan.

Board Development
• Support Board Committees, as assigned.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Other duties as assigned.

SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university preferred or equivalent of a combination of education and professional experience.
• A minimum of 5 years leadership work experience in non-profit agency operations, specifically in the executive management role with a focus in leading teams, strategic planning, goal setting, fundraising, sales/marketing or equivalent experience.
• Knowledge of the Boys and Girls Clubs mission, objectives, policies, programs, and procedures and of the principles and practices of non-profit organizations, youth development services preferred.
• Ability to organize and coordinate operations.
• Strong oral and written communication skills, both verbal and written.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Club staff, Board members, volunteers, community groups, and other related agencies.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:

• Ability to work significant hours at a desk.
• Boys & Girls Clubs are often stressful, busy, and noisy environments. Director of Strategy, Planning & communicationsis expected to work in situations where many activities take place at the same time.
• Lift objects up to 25 pounds and carry for brief periods.

DISCLAIMER:

The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, nor to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications, and objectives required of employees assigned to this job.


Youth Development Specialists

Supervisor: Clubhouse Director
Status: Part Time & Seasonal Positions
Salary: TBD

Job Description

Responsible for overseeing the delivery of a broad range of programs within a designated Clubhouse, such as Education, Social Recreation, Creative Arts, and Physical Education. Plan, develop, oversee implementation and supervise programs and program staff.

Key Responsibilities

Prepare Youth for Success
      • Plan and oversee the administration of designated Clubhouse programs and activities that support Youth Development outcomes:
      • Create an environment that facilitates the achievement of Youth Development Outcomes.
      • Promote safety of members and quality in programs at all times.
      • Ensure that members are encouraged to participate in a variety of program areas/activities and receive instruction and constructive feedback to develop skills in program areas.
      • Demonstrate leadership to assure conduct, safety and development of members.
Program Implementation
      • Establish and maintain Clubhouse program goals and settings that insure the health and safety of members. Ensure that site staff understand and effectively communicate standards or program; that they ensure program areas are safe, well ventilated and well lit; and that Club equipment is maintained in good working condition.
      • Ensure the evaluation of Club programs on a continual basis and ensures programs/activities respond to member needs and address their gender and cultural diversity.
      • Control Clubhouse program and activity expenditures within approved budget.
Supervision
      • Allocate and monitor work assigned to program volunteers and part time staff, providing ongoing feedback and regular appraisal. Identify and support training and development opportunities for assigned volunteers and staff.
      • Oversee proper record keeping and reporting including activities and events conducted breakdowns of daily participation figures (COMET database), notable achievements and any problems/issues.
Marketing and Public Relations
      • Increase visibility of Club programs via posting of daily schedule, announcements of upcoming events and the dissemination of timely information for the development of advertising and promotion through mailings, flyers and media releases.
Additional Responsibilities
      • May oversee special programs and/or events (i.e. Keystone, Youth of the Year awards, etc) and/or participate in the implementation of other unit activities as necessary.
      • May consult with parents concerning member and branch issues.
      • May handle deposits and banking transactions.

Knowledge and Qualifications

      • A minimum of one year work experience in a Boys & Girls Club or similar organization planning and supervising activities based on the developmental needs of young people.
      • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
      • Group leadership skills, including an understanding of group dynamics.
      • Demonstrated organizational, staff and project management abilities.
      • Applicants must be at least 18 years old.


Development Coordinator

Salary: $17.50 – $20/hour
Supervisor: Development Director
Status: Part Time (25 hrs/wk)

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

The Development Coordinator for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Cruz County (BGCSCC) is a critical part of the Development team ensuring timely and accurate record keeping, providing excellent donor/customer service, and implementing effective social media marketing activities. The Development Coordinator is responsible for donor database management, gift processing, department record keeping, assistance in campaigns, appeals, special events and all other development department services.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Maintaining donor management system including donor information, gifts, donor cultivation activities, tracking, fundraising notes and all touch point tracking.
• Timely and accurate gift processing including gift acknowledgement.
• Creating monthly fundraising reports and other database reports as needed.
• Coordinating production of appeal materials and mailing of spring and year-end fundraising campaigns.
• Building positive relationship with donors, funders, community partners and supporters.
• Other duties as assigned by the Development Director.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS / COMPETENCIES:

• Experience working with donor databases (DonorPerfect, RazorsEdge, etc.)
• Proficient using the latest versions of Microsoft Office
• Experience with Constant Contact, Givelively, Grant Station and other online fundraising platforms and tools. Highly detail oriented with a critical degree of accuracy.
• Excellent Writing skills.
• The ability to work accurately and meet deadlines.
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to act as a resource for, provide courteous customer service to, and work effectively with diverse groups of people at various levels within an organization.
• Excellent interpersonal skills both in person and by phone, with high professionalism.
• Ability to adapt to changes in work environment, work assignments, and/or changes in priorities.
• Ability to work independently.
• Must have valid driver’s license.
• Be willing to work occasional evenings and weekends.
• Ability to lift 25 pounds with or without accommodation.
• Bilingual (Spanish & English speaking) a plus.
• Must clear Background Check

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Other duties as assigned.

SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

• Associate degree or bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university preferred or equivalent of a combination of education and professional experience.
• Knowledge of the Boys & Girls Clubs mission, objectives, policies, programs, and procedures and of the principles and practices of non-profit organizations, youth development services preferred.
• Ability to organize and coordinate operations.
• Strong oral and written communication skills, both verbal and written.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Club staff, Board members, volunteers, community groups, and other related agencies.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:

• Ability to work significant hours at a desk.
• Boys & Girls Clubs are often stressful, busy, and noisy environments. Development Coordinator is expected to work in situations where many activities take place at the same time.
• Lift objects up to 25 pounds and carry for brief periods.

DISCLAIMER

The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, nor to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications, and objectives required of employees assigned to this job.