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Main Office

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:

    Director of Development

    Essential Job Activities and Responsibilities:

    GRANTS MANAGEMENT:

    • 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.

    Competencies:

    • Strategic Thinking – able to formulate and implement high level strategies as well as apply strategic approaches to project management and problem solving.
    • Project Management—able to manage multiple projects and competing deadlines associated with grant-funded projects and fundraising goals. Quickly and effectively prioritizes projects and tasks. Demonstrates strong organizational skills to ensure the timely delivery and execution of projects.
    • Adaptability – able to quickly adapt and re-organize priorities in response to new and emergent projects. Demonstrates flexibility and ability to work amidst constant change.
    • Attention to Detail – executes projects with precision. Ensures compliance to grant and project requirements. Prioritizes accuracy in reporting and consistently delivers the highest quality work product.
    • Resourcefulness – able to effectively utilize research, analytical, and problem-solving skills to find solutions and execute projects.
    • Communication – Demonstrates exceptional oral and written communication skills that includes demonstrated expertise in writing comprehensive reports and policies; interpreting high-level research, strategic plans, and financial records; and developing reports and presentations for Board of Directors, management, outside parties, and the community at large;
    • 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 comfortably; doesn’t show frustration. Ability to mediate and create middle ground understanding.
    • Collaborative – works well with others and demonstrates a value for collaboration. Able to draw themes and identify opportunities for greater collaboration within the agency within and across departments as well as with external partners.
    • Commitment to Task – Willing and able to pursue goals with commitment and to take pride in accomplishment. Willing and able to take action to achieve goals and strives to exceed goals.
    • Results/Outcome Oriented – Is motivated by results; can be counted on to meet and exceed goals successfully; bottom-line oriented; pushes self for results; sets clear objectives and measures; monitors process and progress.

    Qualifications:

    • Education: Bachelor’s degree required.
    • Experience: A minimum 3-years of grant writing, preferably with a demonstrated focus on support for children charities and an understanding of California’s philanthropy market. Applicable life or work experience in the areas of financial analysis, partner management and/or project management required. Some experience managing corporate relations a plus. Working knowledge of non-profit fundraising principles and direct non-profit fundraising experience.
    • Skills: Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.  Solid analytical and organizational skills required. Ability to work proactively and independently to meet deadlines. Mastery of basic computer software, applications and functionality including Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, and Internet.  Raisers Edge and GiveEffect experience 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 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 periodic trips out-of-town /state

    Hours and Benefits:

    Full-time Exempt position (40 hrs/week). Typical work schedule: Mon-Fri, 9am – 5:30pm, but occasional evening and weekend work required. Benefits include 21 days paid time off (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
  • Part-Time Bingo Cashier

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    Reports to:

    Bingo Manager

    Essential Job Activities and Responsibilities:

    The essential job activities described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Responsible to manage cash registers, reconcile cash and accounts
    • Responsible to assist with the coordination and implementation of bingo promotions
    • Responsible to provide floor supervision duties
    • Responsible to sell BINGO game supplies and to account for patron change and agency daily totals with accuracy
    • Responsible to ensure patron satisfaction by executing quality customer service at all times
    • Responsible for maintaining operational guidelines in keeping with state/Fed mandated health and safety codes, and other legislation
    • Responsible for motivating and training volunteers
    • Responsible for the understanding and implementation of gaming regulations and being aware of any new legislation;
    • Responsible to achieve customer and sales targets;
    • Responsible for food preperation and snack sales

    Education:

    High School Dipolma

    Experience:

    Cash management or related experience Food Handling Certificate required or must be willing to obtain certification Three to five years relevant experience Proven success in high volume cash management skills Diplomatic conflict resolution skills Must work in a realm of high integrity garnering trust Must be incredibly detail-oriented, able to handle many tasks at once, and possess excellent communication skills Strong written and oral communication skills required Must possess the ability to work in a fast-paced and changing environment.

    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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 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:

    Working Location: Location is based on a percentage of where work time is spent. Indoors--100% Travel (local) – 00%

    Hours and Benefits:

    Part-time Non-Exempt position (25 hrs/week). Flexible work schedule: Sun-Sat frequent evening and weekend work required. No Benefits.

    Application Instructions

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

    To Apply, send cover letter and resume


    Apply Here