Purpose.com - Special Assistant to the CEO
Purpose.com, a ground-breaking social enterprise that builds social movements to address major global challenges, is seeking a Special Assistant to CEO Jeremy Heimans. The Special Assistant will be a key aide and work directly with the CEO to support his core activities, which include setting Purpose�s strategic direction, overseeing major projects and initiatives, developing new partnerships and projects, external relations and public engagements
posted by Nathan T. Pinsley 07 | updated April 25, 2011

New York Political Analyst and Campaigner

You won�t have heard of us but Crisis Action is at the forefront of global advocacy. We work behind the scenes to create and support strategic coalitions to avert unnecessary conflicts and ensure the protection of civilians where conflict exists. Sudan or Palestine, Burma or Congo, you�ll be on the front line of global advocacy.
posted by Miranda Johnson '97 | updated January 26, 2010

Various organizing positions - Avaaz (various locations)
Avaaz.org is a new global web movement with a simple democratic mission: to close the gap between the world we have, and the world most people everywhere want. Avaaz is hiring 2 Campaign Directors, a Chief Operating Officer/Operations Director, and Campaigners.
posted by Miranda Johnson '97 | updated January 26, 2010

Public Allies Teacher Fellowship -- Eagle Rock School, Estes Park, CO
The Public Allies Fellowship Program at the nationally recognized Eagle Rock School and Professional Development Center is currently seeking emerging educators from diverse backgrounds, beliefs, and experiences. The Public Allies Fellowship is an opportunity made available to twelve individuals who are passionate about education, youth development, and working with 15 - 21 year old students from diverse backgrounds across America who have not found success in conventional school settings.
posted by Miranda Johnson '97 | updated January 23, 2010

Director of Development and Director of Investor Programs at Ceres Inc.
Ceres is looking for candidates for two senior level positions. Please check http://www.ceres.org/Page.aspx?pid=417 for job descriptions for the positions of Director of Development and Director of Investor Programs. Job descriptions are also listed below.
posted by Brinda Sen Tu09 | updated October 15, 2009

School Programs Coordinator - El Museo del Bario (NYC)
El Museo del Barrio seeks a highly motivated individual with excellent organizational and interpersonal skills to administer and coordinate K-12 school programs, including school partnerships, after-school programs, and three part programs on-site and off-site.
posted by Miranda Johnson '97 | updated August 23, 2009

Outreach Specialist/Trainer & Adminsitrative Assistant positions - Advocates for Children of New York (New York, NY)


Advocates for Children of New York (AFC), a not-for-profit organization with a mission of ensuring that New York City�s most disadvantaged children have access to quality public education, seeks an experienced Outreach Specialist/Trainer to improve schools� and social service providers� awareness about the rights of students who are homeless as a part of the New York State Technical and Education Assistance Center for Homeless Students (NYS-TEACHS). The organization also seeks a motivated individual to serve as an Administrative Assistant with the New York State Technical and Education Assistance Center for Homeless Students (NYS-TEACHS).

Title
Outreach Specialist/Trainer

Description
Advocates for Children of New York (AFC), a not-for-profit organization with a mission of ensuring that New York City�s most disadvantaged children have access to quality public education, seeks an experienced Outreach Specialist/Trainer to improve schools� and social service providers� awareness about the rights of students who are homeless as a part of the New York State Technical and Education Assistance Center for Homeless Students (NYS-TEACHS).

For over 37 years Advocates for Children of New York, Inc. (AFC) has worked on behalf of children and youth who are at greatest risk of academic failure due to poverty, race, ethnicity, disability, homelessness, immigration status/limited English proficiency, or involvement in the child welfare or juvenile justice system.

NYS-TEACHS is a project funded by the New York State Education Department and is housed at Advocates for Children. NYS-TEACHS provides technical assistance and trainings to school districts, parents, social service providers, and other professionals to promote educational access and success for children and youth experiencing homelessness.

Responsibilities
The Outreach Specialist/Trainer will develop and implement outreach plans to raise awareness about the educational rights of students who are homeless among staff from school districts and social service providers throughout New York State. Outreach efforts will be focused on increasing participation at McKinney-Vento trainings, improving identification of and service to students in temporary housing, and improving statewide understanding about the rights of students who are homeless. Outreach efforts will include regular phone, email and in-person communication with school districts, BOCES, and social service providers. The Outreach Specialist/Trainer will conduct onsite and online trainings and facilitate meetings about the educational rights of children and youth who are homeless throughout New York State. The Outreach Specialist/Trainer will represent NYS-TEACHS at meetings with state and local agencies and other nonprofits. The Outreach Specialist /Trainer will assist in answering calls received through our hotline and provide technical assistance to callers regarding the educational rights of students who are homeless. As needed, the Outreach Specialist/Trainer will draft written materials for the State Education Department on policy issues regarding eliminating barriers to the full participation in school of students in temporary housing, and author or update publications for NYS-TEACHS. The Outreach Specialist/Trainer will help with the preparation for three annual conferences hosted by NYS-TEACHS and the State Education Department, and administrative tasks as needed.

Qualifications
Must be available to travel including occasional overnight trips. Must have drivers license. College degree required. Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required. Candidate must be professional interacting with organizational partners, both on the phone and in writing. The ideal candidate should have a demonstrated commitment to working on behalf of underserved children and youth; strong interpersonal skills; excellent organizational, written, and verbal communication skills; ability to effectively prioritize tasks and manage time efficiently; experience leading trainings; and ability to quickly learn new programs. Fluency in Spanish a plus.

How to Apply
Please send resume, cover letter, and writing sample to:
Rebecca Zwilling
HR Manager
Advocates for Children of New York
151 West 30th Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10001
Fax (212) 947-9790
or email to rzwilling@advocatesforchildren.org

Salary
Depending on experience, up to $40,000, plus generous benefits.

Expected Start Date
Fall 2009

AFC is an affirmative action employer that actively seeks to recruit and retain a diverse staff and especially encourages applications from people of color, persons with disabilities, persons of diverse sexual orientations, gender identities or gender expressions and persons of diverse socioeconomic backgrounds.
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Title
Administrative Assistant

Description
Advocates for Children of New York (AFC), a not-for-profit organization with a mission of ensuring that New York City�s most disadvantaged children have access to quality public education, seeks a motivated individual to work with the New York State Technical and Education Assistance Center for Homeless Students (NYS-TEACHS).

For over 37 years Advocates for Children of New York, Inc. (AFC) has worked on behalf of children and youth who are at greatest risk of academic failure due to poverty, race, ethnicity, disability, homelessness, immigration status/limited English proficiency, or involvement in the child welfare or juvenile justice system.

NYS-TEACHS is a project funded by the New York State Education Department and is housed at Advocates for Children. NYS-TEACHS provides technical assistance and trainings to school districts, parents, social service providers, and other professionals to promote educational access and success for children and youth experiencing homelessness.

Responsibilities
The Administrative Assistant will be responsible for updating training and contact information in SalesForce database, preparing bulk mailings, record keeping to track these mailings, helping with e-mail outreach using Exact Target, helping organize the trainings and workshops (hotel and travel reservations, serving as point-person for questions, etc.), copying and assembling handouts and materials for trainings and workshops, researching community referrals, simple data analysis using Microsoft Excel, preparing mailings of NYS-TEACHS posters and brochures, and other administrative tasks. Other projects of mutual interest can be discussed.

Qualifications
Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Explorer/FireFox a must. HS diploma a must. College graduate preferred. Ideal candidate should be adaptable, able to work effectively in a busy environment, detail-oriented, organized, able to keep meticulous records, tech-savvy, and able to learn new programs quickly. Candidate must also be professional interacting with organizational partners, both on the phone and in writing.

How to Apply
Please send resume and cover letter to:

Rebecca Zwilling
HR Manager
Advocates for Children of New York
151 West 30th Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10001
Fax (212) 947-9790
or email rzwilling@advocatesforchildren.org

Salary
Depending on experience, up to $30,000, plus generous benefits.

Expected Start Date
Fall 2009

AFC is an affirmative action employer that actively seeks to recruit and retain a diverse staff and especially encourages applications from people of color, persons with disabilities, persons of diverse sexual orientations, gender identities or gender expressions and persons of diverse socioeconomic backgrounds.


posted by Miranda Johnson '97 | posted July 24, 2009 | updated July 23, 2009 | contact poster


Ceres - Development Associate
Ceres is looking for a Development Associate for their Foundations work. The individual should have strong writing skills, an interest in the environment, and an interest in Development (fundraising) activities.
posted by Karsten A. Barde 04 | updated May 5, 2009

Policy Analyst for MassBudget (graduate-level)
Great job at a leading policy analysis firm in MA. MassBudget provides independent research and analysis of state budget and tax policies, as well as economic issues. MassBudget pays particular attention to how the state budget and economy affect low- and moderate-income people in Massachusetts. Seeking a Budget and Policy Analyst with strong quantitative and analytic skills and the ability to communicate information effectively to diverse audiences.
posted by Karsten A. Barde 04 | updated April 20, 2009

JustMeans seeking bloggers / editorial board members
JustMeans (www.justmeans.com) is expanding its Editorial Advisory Board. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of growing the leading platform in the social responsibility marketspace.
posted by Karsten A. Barde 04 | updated April 10, 2009

StartingBloc - Executive Director
StartingBloc is currently seeking a talented and dynamic new Executive Director to lead a small and highly mission-driven organization into its next phase of growth and to ensure StartingBloc's continued and sustainable recognition as a leader in the fields of social innovation, social entrepreneurship, cross-sector partnerships, and sustainability.
posted by Karsten A. Barde 04 | updated April 7, 2009

Eagle Rock School (Estes Park, CO) - Public Allies Fellow
The Public Allies fellowship program at Eagle Rock School and Professional Development Center supports new ways of leading that are right for the times and right for a unique student population. The Fellowship Program provides twelve individuals with an advanced yearlong service and leadership development program focused on education and youth development at the nationally recognized Eagle Rock School and Professional Development Center located in Estes Park, Colorado.
posted by Miranda Johnson '97 | updated February 17, 2009

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