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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles

3150 N. San Fernando Rd., Suite C

Los Angeles, CA 90065

213.213.2400

213.481.1148

[email protected]

Bingo Hall

Bingo Hours

Mon. and Wed. Closed

Tue., Th., Fri. 4:30pm to 12:00am

Sat. 3:30pm to 11pm

Sun: 2:30pm to 10pm

Buckingham Heights Building

5601 W. Slauson Ave., Suite 130

Culver City, CA 90230

310.649.0228 ext. 2500

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We Are Hiring

  • Grants Manager

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    Reports to:

    VP of Development & Marketing

    Competencies:

    • Directly solicit grants from corporate foundations, private foundations and government entities to support BBBSLA’s general operations, programs, and special projects.
    • Establish and maintain relationships with key funding partners.
    • Research, write, proofread and submit high-quality letters of inquiry, proposals and reports for program and operating grants ranging from $2,500 to $1,000,000.
    • Develop proposals and collateral for corporate funders. Cultivate, solicit and steward existing corporate sponsors/partners in order to maintain and maximize engagement and philanthropy.
    • Maintain reports and budgets to track revenue goals & progress. Ensure Director of Development is briefed on all aspects of progress, challenges and successes.
    • Execute follow-up related to funded proposals, e.g. thank you letters, contracts or letters of agreement, report deadlines, grant information sheets, press releases, tax and progress reporting, etc.
    • Draft letters and other correspondence for senior and executive leaders.
    • Conduct prospect and program research to identify and analyze potential funding sources, deadlines and application requirements (sources include publications, Internet, agency staff and databases, grantmakers, and reports).
    • Maintain complete, accurate and timely records of grants, letters, reports and other work products; including updating grant tracking systems in Excel, Raiser’s Edge, GiveEffect, and/or paper files.
    • Work with Finance on the collection and analysis of budget information for cost applications as well as grant reports.
    • Work with Programs team to understand programmatic goals, deliverables and analysis of outcomes for grant proposals to ensure compliance to grant requirements and accurate and timely reporting.
    • Conduct donor cultivation including development of relationships with existing and potential funders and attend and host meetings, workshops, and site tours to engage donors, prospects and partners.
    • Collaborate with the Director of Development on creating annual corporate, foundation, and government grant revenue budgets for the agency
    • Develop a comprehensive calendar for all grants and prospective grants which includes preparation time, deadlines, submission dates, stewardship, deliverable report dates and renewal dates.

    Qualifications:

    BA or BS degree in 7 years progressive foundation and corporate fund-raising experience for a non-profit Expert knowledge of trends, techniques and practices in corporate and or foundation fundraising with a demonstrated track record of managing relationships and successfully closing gifts and grants of $100,000+ The ability to articulate and structure innovative proposals and partnership is essential for success Must be able to demonstrate past hand-on experience and success in mission-based fundraising Understanding of donor cultivation and stewardship, and how to develop long-term strategies for key corporate, individual and foundation donors that maximizes their giving potential Some experience with solicitation of Corporate Sponsorships, designing sponsorship packages and recruiting senior-level community leaders to engage in agency events Ability to function well independently and as part of a team Strong problem-solving skills Ability to manage multiple and simultaneous tasks Excellent oral and written communication skills Experience working with donor database management Able to work occasional events and weekends for special events and travel Ability to work effectively with diverse populations (economic, social, and cultural)

    Physical Demands:

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, bend and drive. Job requires frequent verbal and computer communication. Computer, telephone and fax use are frequently required.

    Work Location:

    Location is based on a percentage of where work time is spent. Indoors--80% Travel (local) – 20% - job requires offsite meetings and periodic trips out-of-town/state.

    Hours and Benefits:

    Full-time Non-Exempt position (40 hrs/week). Occasional evening and weekend work required for workshops and events. Benefits include 21 days paid PTO, medical, dental, Life, LTD and vision insurance. Eligible for 403(b) retirement plan immediately and 4% salary matching benefits after one year.

    Application Instructions

    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    To Apply, send cover letter and resume


    Apply Here
  • College PAC Workforce Development & Internship Coordinator

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    Reports to:

    Manager of College PAC Program

    Essential Job Activities and Responsibilities:

    Program Development and Implementation

     Recruit and confirm mentees preparing for college and attending college for internship opportunities in the entertainment industry.

     Manage the execution of a workforce development curriculum and also assist in curriculum development for postsecondary education, personal management, and financial literacy needed to succeed in college and career.

     Coordinate with the Mayor’s Office and BBBSLA entertainment partners in developing a talent pipeline of underserved Los Angeles youth to support the Evolve Entertainment Fund.

     In partnership with the Mayor’s Office, develop four yearly half-day internship workshops for mentees, mentors, and families.

     Research additional internship opportunities for mentees.

     Coordinate the development of strategies that help sustain mentees, mentors and parents’ involvement with BBBSLA beyond high school.

     Help identify and cultivate strategic partnerships to bring in outside resources to deliver College PAC subject-matter workshops (i.e. financial aid, personal statement writing, resume building, professional development), activities, tours, and other sessions.

     Provide resume-building support to mentees.

     Coordinate the PAC Weekend Workshop events facilitated by the College PAC Success Team and program partners for mentees, mentors, and parents.

    Case Management

     Through scheduled in-person, phone, and/or electronic contact, provide case management support for a caseload of 40 to 60 freshman-senior college students, which will include fulfillment of scheduled contacts with mentees, mentors, and parents.

     Track and support mentees’ progress toward achieving key benchmarks along their individual college success “Road Map” plans and the college application process.

     Track college admissions test scores and admissions requirements.

     

    Administrative Support

     Support with the coordination and logistics of College PAC events.

     Track interns and administer evaluations and surveys.

     Update student and match tracking systems as needed.

    Competencies:

    Customer/Client Focus—Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of fellow staff, volunteers, children, parents and agency partners; talks and acts with them in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationship with customers/clients and gains their trust and respect; views her/his role as adding value to the experience of volunteers and children in their match relationship; builds parental support for the match; deals effectively with diversity; demonstrates high degree of flexibility and adaptability.  Initiative Taking – Effectively identifies opportunities to advance program/project/agency objectives, identifies opportunities for process improvement, proactive problem solver, works with a positive attitude in collaboration with a team to move projects forward.  Communication – Demonstrates excellent written and oral communication skills; communicates clearly and effectively with different levels of management as well as clients; is a strong speaker with the ability to deliver effective presentations to diverse audiences.  Interpersonal Savvy—Relates well to all kinds of people; builds appropriate rapport; listens carefully to all points of view; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; capable of diffusing difficult situations, is an active listener with the ability to hear different perspectives and build coalition.  Priority Setting—Spends her/his time and the time of others on what’s important; quickly zeros in on the critical few and puts the trivial many aside; can quickly sense what will help or hinder accomplishing a goal; eliminates roadblocks; creates focus; ability to effectively manage multiple priorities, strong attention to detail and ability to plan and execute projects; demonstrates strong and organized task management skills.  Commitment to Professional Development - Demonstrates commitment to continuous learning and sharing of knowledge to promote organizational development.  Process & Results/Outcomes Oriented - Understands that the ultimate goal of increasing the agency’s reach is to produce positive outcomes for children and youth facing adversity; ability to communicate the agency’s results and outcomes empirically through data collection and analysis.

    Qualifications:

     Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s Degree is a plus.  2-3 years of work experience in college access, college counseling, and/or college retention oriented work with a focus on serving low-income, first generation, and/or undocumented students.  Work experience in the public education system or workforce/career development for underserved youth.  Experience in case management or customer service oriented work requiring consistent contact with clients.  Demonstrated knowledge of higher-education and support services for youth and college students.  Experience with student tracking systems (i.e. National Student Clearinghouse; Beyond 12; FOYOST) a plus.

    Skills:

    Other Skills • Proficiency with popular social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn). • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, and Outlook). • Experience with program evaluation a plus. • Spanish language proficiency is a plus.

    Physical Demands:

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, bend and drive. Job requires frequent verbal and computer communication. Computer, telephone and fax use are frequently required.

    Work Location:

    Location is based on a percentage of where work time is spent. Indoors--80% Travel (local) – 20% - job requires offsite meetings and periodic trips out-of-town/state.

    Hours and Benefits:

    Full-time Non-Exempt position (40 hrs/week). Occasional evening and weekend work required for workshops and events. Benefits include 21 days paid PTO, medical, dental, Life, LTD and vision insurance. Eligible for 403(b) retirement plan immediately and 4% salary matching benefits after one year.

    Application Instructions

    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    To Apply, send cover letter and resume


    Apply Here