Senior Alumni Associate

The Medical and Health Sciences Foundation (MHSF) was officially created as the fundraising entity responsible for the joint philanthropic ventures of UPMC and University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences. The MHSF acts as the central source for patients, alumni, and friends to contribute to any clinical or research endeavor at either or both UPMC and Pitt.

The Medical and Health Sciences Foundation (MHSF) seeks an energetic individual for an Alumni Coordinator to work in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (SHRS). The incumbent is expected to work with a high degree of independence in an integrated organization that has two functions: alumni relations and fundraising. The incumbent has the responsibility for independently making decisions regarding direction, planning, and implementation for engagement as described in the sections below. The incumbent will be expected to work with a high degree of independence and assume responsibility of existing alumni programs. The candidate will deliver creative and enterprising suggestions to build new and enhance current programming.

This position has the opportunity to be flexible in location.

The incumbent will interact with directors and staff of the MHSF, SHRS, and the Pitt Alumni Association as well as senior administrators of the University. The incumbent will also understand the importance of interaction with and the engagement of all University alumni and students. Responsibilities include event development and management, knowledge and maintenance of social network vehicles, database management and retrieval of data lists, mailings, maintaining alumni lists, stewarding alumni and friends, responding to alumni requests and inquiries, and addressing expressed needs of alumni. In conducting work, the incumbent is responsible for proposing and participating in the development of strategic priorities and implementing goals, objectives, and schedules for the integrated priorities of SHRS, Pitt, and MHSF. They will develop, recommend, and implement new and innovative ideas to enhance all areas of SHRS alumni relations.

Incumbent will contribute to the development of strategic goals for the SHRS fundraising plan. He/she will manage all fundraising strategies and execution for annual giving program activities including annual, multi-channel solicitation campaigns, stewardship initiatives, crowdfunding campaigns, and individual solicitations with expectations for annual growth in fundraising support and participation. They will conduct qualification visits annually with alumni and contribute to pipeline building strategies with the SHRS Director of Development.

Incumbent will manage the communication and social media strategies for the Pitt Day of Giving and support sponsorship outreach for key fundraising events within the school.

Public speaking and the ability to travel 7-9 times a year is required.

The incumbent will possess full knowledge of computer programs and will manage workflow for communications, budgets, events, reports and all other duties as assigned.

The incumbent will work closely with the dean or SHRS and Director of Development of SHRS, and report to the Director of Alumni Relations for the Health Sciences.

Three to five years’ experience in alumni relations or program development and event planning. Must possesses knowledge of fundraising best practices and tactics. Must have exemplary written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and a thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of alumni relations. Must have experience in management practices and data-based information systems. Particularly desirable is knowledge of the University system. Must work effectively in a team environment and be able to present information in a comprehensive, cohesive format. A bachelor’s degree to comparable experience. Proficiency in the applications/functions within the MS Office environment. Must have excellent verbal, computer and written skills.

Assistant Education Director

Support Pittsburgh Urban Christian School (PUCS) in working directly with students, their families and PUCS staff. The ability to show compassion, and be patient when working with families and children is important. Also the ability to be organized and manage administrative duties is imperative.

A successful candidate will have strong communication skills, both verbal and written. The Assistant Education Director should be able to work effectively with elementary and middle school students; be able to intervene when students are struggling and help them find healthy ways to succeed in school. They must be able to collaborate with teachers to identify students who are struggling emotionally, socially or academically and identify the root cause of their issues.

The following list represents the Assistant Education Director’s job duties:

  • Meet with students referred for specific issues to work out reconciliation and decide  consequences – Contact parents, debrief with referring teacher and follow-up with students.
  • Place hiring advertisements; organize hiring committee
  • Manage state orders
  • Oversee School Calendar
  • Set up interviews.
  • Onboard new teachers.
  • Manage substitute teachers and tutors.
  • Recess oversight.
  • Find and recruit Chapel speakers, suggest Chapel topics
  • Manage leave request.
  • Manage Terra Nova and Keystone Algebra Testing – hire proctor, order test, interface with AIU and manage test security.

Our Mission:

The mission of Pittsburgh Urban Christian School is to equip students academically, emotionally, and spiritually, in order to thrive. We are committed to education from a broad Christian perspective with a curriculum characterized by integrated thematic units, close student-teacher interaction, and substantive parental involvement. We are committed to facilitating each student’s personal, social, academic and physical growth. We seek to foster a unified community of parents, educators, and churches who will support and participate in this vision for urban Christian education.

Required Legal Documents:

  • Federal Criminal History Record
  • Pennsylvania State Criminal Record Check (Act 34)
  • Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance (Act 33/151)

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should send the following to bea.thomas@pucs.org:

  • Letter of interest
  • Resume
  • Three references
  • Personal Statement of Christian Faith / Experience

Admissions Coordinator

Part time (20 hours per week) 

PUCS Background/Mission:

At Pittsburgh Urban Christian School (PUCS) our mission is to equip students to engage the world with their unique, God-given gifts. PUCS provides an excellent education in an urban setting for a racially and economically diverse group of students. We are committed to educating from a Christian perspective with a curriculum characterized by integral thematic units, close student teacher interaction and substantive parental involvement. By offering a high quality, affordable education, PUCS seeks to play a leading role in enhancing the quality of life for the people of Wilkinsburg and surrounding communities. Our staff of certified teachers is dedicated to facilitating each student’s spiritual, personal, social, academic and physical growth.

PUCS serves 130 students ranging from Pre-Kindergarten to eighth grade. PUCS employs 19 talented faculty and staff who are devoted to creating a rich learning environment for students. Our talented teachers help foster an environment that empowers PUCS students to realize their full potential and set them up for a successful post-PUCS educational experience.

Please review the PUCS website for further detail on the PUCS approach to learning and the impact PUCS has had on the community.

Job Description:  This role supports PUCS in all areas related to student recruitment, enrollment, and retention. In this role you will help design and execute annual admission and enrollment goals and strategies in accordance with the School’s commitment to promote economic, geographic, racial, and ethnic diversity in the student body, based on enrollment goals set by the Board of Trustees and feedback from the senior staff on the composition of the student body.

This position reports to the Development Director.

Responsibilities:

  • Acts as the main point of contact for all school admission inquiries.
  • Formulate annual Admission and Enrollment Action Plan with goals and objectives.
  • Oversee the admission information management software, the online application and submission of materials utilizing
  • Manage new student enrollment and the re-enrollment process of current students.
  • Develop and manage Admissions/Marketing calendar – Schedule appointments, tours, open houses, assessments, etc. with prospective families and other contacts.
  • Assist with admissions-related events (some virtually, until we can safely host events in person again), including tracking RSVPs, following up with event reminders and confirmations.
  • Assist with planning and execution of school-wide events such as the Serve-A-Thon, Major Donor events and fundraisers.
  • Assist with post-event follow up as needed – generate thank you letters, send follow up emails, provide attendance statistics, share event photos, etc. Generate statistical admissions reports
  • Assist with creating and maintaining brochures, literature, and promotional materials.
  • Assist with preparation of multimedia outreach projects such as video content and interactive social media content.
  • Support the Executive Director and Financial Secretary as they strategically allocate Financial Aid funds in order to maximize enrollment.
  • Assist in training parents, staff and board to promote the school
  • Assist with other recruitment duties as needed
  • Participate in evening and weekend meetings and events as needed

Qualifications:

  • A proven track record of building and sustaining racial and economic diversity in a student body and a deep understanding of the educational value of a diverse community
  • Excellent and engaging communication skills
  • Strong command of customer service skills and willing to go the extra mile
  • Able to self-direct
  • High degree of organization
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Strong follow through with projects and tasks
  • Adept with technology, motivation to learn industry-specific programs and other software quickly and independently
  • Microsoft Office Suite (advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel a plus), GSuite integrations (Classroom, Calendar, Sheets, Docs, Slides, Forms), database management
  • Proficiency with FACTS preferred
  • Must have access to a personal vehicle to travel to our school and community events
  • Three or more years of related experience, and/or equivalent experience and training
  • References required

Values and Job-Management Style:

  • Approaches challenges with a problem solving, forward-thinking mindset
  • Operates with integrity and in the interest of the school.
  • Warm, friendly and welcoming demeanor; enjoys connecting with children and adolescents.
  • Proactive, continually looking for ways to improve systems
  • Demonstrates trustworthiness in dealing with confidential matters.
  • Enjoys working in an educational setting and interacting with students and their parents, and collaborating with a variety of colleagues
  • Long-term employment commitment.
  • Flexibility, able to work occasional evenings and weekends as necessary
  • Team mentality

Required Legal Documents:

  • Federal Criminal History Record
  • Pennsylvania State Criminal Record Check (Act 34)
  • Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance (Act 33/151)

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should send the following to bea.thomas@pucs.org:

  • Letter of interest
  • Resume
  • Three references
  • Personal Statement of Christian Faith / Experience

Program Manager

Reports to: Associate Director

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Education Partnership provides school supplies for students and their teachers in low-income schools in Southwestern PA. Our dedicated team of staff and volunteers embody the organization’s core values (equity, integrity, resourcefulness, respect and service) and work in a fast-paced, dynamic and collaborative office and warehouse space with a clear focus on helping kids in need.

The Program Manager will work directly with the Operations Team to ensure excellence in service for the Teacher Resource Center (TRC).

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Teacher Resource Center Program Coordination:

Teacher Communication:

  • Professionally mass communicate Teacher Resource Center schedules, opportunities and updates to partner school staff
  • Monitor and respond to teacher appointment and change requests

STEAM Lending Library Communication: 

  • Professionally mass communicate STEAM Lending Library opportunities and updates to partner school staff

 Teacher Resource Center Management

  • Create and implement plan to ensure TRC is staffed to manage need Teacher Resource Center Distribution
  • Collaborate with Senior Program Manager and STEAM Program Coordinator to ensure that all programs are cohesively serving according to TEP’s Strategic Plan and values
  • Coordinate with Volunteer and Inventory Coordinator and Operations Manager to ensure adequate volunteers and restock of product for Teacher Resource Center. Prepare teacher shopping list and check-in forms daily
  • Assist with product movement and restock using forklift and pallet jack
  • Warmly greet teachers, verify ID, clearly and firmly explain shopping instructions according to Check-in Procedures
  • Train volunteers and applicable staff to perform check-in tasks
  • Record relevant teacher data in Salesforce
  • Distribution related data entry and product sync
  • Work with Associate Director and Operations Manager to create and share accurate distribution reports

Staff Management, Process Documentation and Reporting:

  • Oversee  Program Coordinator performance, process and efficiency
  • Continually update and document processes and training for teacher data management
  • Maintain accuracy in teacher and deployment data while meeting tight Salesforce reporting deadlines

CORE COMPETENCIES: 

  • Display strong written and oral communication and organizational skills
  • Proven customer service experience, retail experience a plus
  • Possess strong attention to detail and thorough follow-through abilities
  • Be team and goal oriented
  • Manage, protect and communicate all information with an ability to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately
  • Excellent problem-solving, analytical, technical, IT and numerical abilities
  • Flexible problem solving skills
  • Ability to promote the values, mission/goals of the organization while balancing current work priorities
  • Fluent in MS Office Suite, Google Suite and Salesforce or other CRM
  • Proven history of impeccable organization skills, attention to detail and follow through
  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Ability to obtain forklift certification within 90 days of hire
  • Ability to lift 35 lbs.
  • The following PA clearances, or proof of application of clearances, are required beginning employment and as a condition of continued employment:
  • Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance
  • Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:

This is a full-time, salaried, exempt position based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Salary will be commensurate with applicant’s education level, experience and other attributes. Benefits will be discussed and considered as part of the overall compensation package.

Job placement at The Education Partnership will include successful past employer reference checks. All employment practices are in accordance with State of Pennsylvania and the EEOC guidelines and regulations. Storehouse for Teachers d/b/a/ The Education Partnership is a Pennsylvania nonprofit corporation and is subject to the governance of their Board of Directors 501(c)(3). The Education Partnership is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Personnel are chosen on the basis of ability without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, marital status or sexual orientation, in accordance with federal and state law. 

TO APPLY:  Email cover letter and resume to: resumes@theeducationpartnership.org

After-School Enrichment Technician

Organizational Overview:

The Citizen Science Lab is a non-profit hands-on laboratory where inquisitive minds and science enthusiasts can explore the life sciences. We are open to everyone to observe and analyze through discovery-based STEM enrichment. The CSL serves the Pittsburgh region with extracurricular enrichment support via homeschool and weekend workshops, after school programs, summer camps, lab memberships, birthday parties, special initiatives to advance the interest of the black community in STEM and other events. We are primarily looking for After school instructors at this time. As you progress, you can get quickly involved in our other programs if you are interested.

Type: Part Time
Pay: $15 an hour
FLSA:   Non-Exempt

Position Description:

As an After-School Enrichment Technician, you will be running one of our XSCAPE (eXploring STEM Careers Across Professional Experimentation) after-school programs in the Pittsburgh area. Each session is two hours long and will require extra time for set up before and clean up after.  You will get to go to the same schools and teach a new science topic to the mainly the same group of students every week, sometimes new students join throughout the program. Curriculum, supplies and training will be provided.

This program will take place on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 3:00pm-5:00pm (your arrival time 2:30pm)  at Manchester Academic Charter School, Pittsburgh, Pa 15212. The program will take place on Wednesdays from 3:30pm-5:30pm (your arrival time 3:00pm) at Jeron X. Grayson Community Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15219. The program will end in June 2022, however you may be able to join another one of our programs if interested.

Essential Functions: 

  • Facilitate science themed programming in school and out-of-school-time settings;
  • Assist in facilitating grant based initiatives
  • Attend trade shows and other outreach events at schools, universities, clubs, and civic groups; conducting informational presentations/experiments on behalf of the organization.
  • Keep inventory of program supplies;
  • Attend all required CSL trainings and lab meetings;
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed;
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  • Ability to foster positive youth-adult relationships
  • Ability to work weekends
  • Reliable when working independently and collaboratively
  • Experience serving diverse groups of students, teachers, and community stakeholders
  • Ability to obtain current PA Act 33/34 Clearances and FBI Fingerprint Background Check
  • Adaptable to flexible work hours and environment with evolving program priorities
  • Valid PA driver’s license and reliable access to a car is strongly preferred
  • Outgoing personality
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Work independently and in groups
  • Takes initiative, Flexibility, Creativity

Education and Experience:

  • Relevant experience in youth enrichment and/or STEM education including informal settings such as after school programs or summer camps
  • Currently enrolled or completed study in an institute of higher learning in one or more of the following fields:
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Robotics
    • Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical)
    • Biotechnology
    • Fabrication (3D printing, CAD design)
    • Drone Technology
    • Physics
    • Environmental Sustainability

Certification / Licenses: N/A
Position Reports to: Site Manager

Physical / Mental Characteristics:

  • Ability to lift 5-40 lbs, stand, carry, climb, sit for long periods using accepted ergonomic principles, work in confined space etc.
  • Ability to perform fine motor skills
  • Ability to use a computer for entering or retrieving data
  • Excellent hand-eye coordination

NOTE: The above description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

The Citizen Science Lab provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The CSL expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

Assistant Director of School Operations and Programming

Position Reports To: Director of Education Programs (Director): Shady Lane School

About Shady Lane:

At Shady Lane, making a difference in a child’s life is at the core of everything we do. For the past 55 years, Shady Lane has been focused on providing high quality education to children from all backgrounds. Diversity, equity and inclusion continue to be key components of our mission and we are proud of our work providing a high-quality early learning experience to a mixed-income population of families. Currently, 38% of our student population, 30% of our teaching staff, and 53% of our Board of Directors identifying as multi-ethnic. Since 2017, Shady Lane has partnered with Duquesne University to develop and implement a school-wide Social Emotional curriculum and tiered approach to behavioral health for all students, and today serves as a regional leader in the implementation of Social Emotional Learning in Early Childhood. Our school has earned the prestigious Four Stars designation by PA Keystone Stars and is NAEYC- accredited.

Job Summary:

This full-time position assists the Director of Education Programs to develop, implement, and manage high-quality programming and educational experiences for the over 135 children annually who attend Shady Lane School, their families, and 37 staff members. This position will work in all areas including, providing support to school management, maintaining records in accordance with accrediting bodies, assisting in managing school enrollment and the process, managing the ProCare database, interacting with families to ensure paperwork is collected on-time, provides coverage in classrooms and provides the school’s scheduling function.

Key responsibilities and job duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Promote an atmosphere of partnership between family members, children and staff
    • Greet all family members by name
    • Provide current and prospective parents with information as needed
    • Works with the Director to lead, evaluate and coach teaching staff both in and outside the classroom
  • Manage routine administrative functions
    • Manage child records in the ProCare database
    • Ensure filing for all child files is accurate and timely
    • Working with Director, manage enrollment function
  • Working with Director, ensure all regulatory body requirements are met
    • Manage file reviews and site inspection preparations in advance of annual DHS licensing inspection
    • Oversee and ensure continuous compliance with DHS regulations
    • Observe and cover in classrooms when needed
  • Manage the processes involved in annual school schedule
  • Manage the daily school schedule for teaching staff
    • Create and manage weekly schedule
    • Schedule coverage for SELP and other meetings
    • Determine staffing needs and communicate needs to director
    • Work with accounting coordinator to manage timecards for payroll
    • Communicate with Director regarding staff scheduled for PTO each week
  • Manage enrollment process from initial application, tours, and final paperwork
  • Manage Pre- K Counts reporting on attendance and programing
  • Manage the Parent Teacher Organization recruitment and activity
  • Meet with the Director weekly for one-on-one meetings
  • Assists the Director by providing day-to-day leadership and management of the program and assumes responsibility as the Acting Director when the Director is not present

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

Prior experience with early childhood curriculum planning, staff training, and supervision and parent support.

  • Experience as an early childhood coordinator or administrator.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Strong computer skills.

Qualifications:

The Assistant School Director shall have one of the following combinations of education & experience, and be able to satisfy the requirements for NAEYC for a Program Administrator and Keystone STARS for a Director:

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education or the human services field, plus 1 year of experience with children; or
  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, including 30 credit hours in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education or the human services field, plus 2 years of experience with children
  • All required CPSL Clearances.
  • Current First Aid and CPR training.
  • Health Assessment and TB screening.

Volunteer Tutor

Anchorpoint Counseling Ministry is seeking to hire a tutors in math, science, reading, and more for our Tutoring/Mentoring Program. Tutoring in Geometry and Algebra 2 is especially needed at this time.

Tutor students one-on-one for as little as one hour a week, but more hours would be great! Tutoring Center is open Mondays through Thursdays from 3:00-8:00 pm. Tutors can schedule students on days/times that work for their schedules. Work with same students each week, same day/same time.

Location: North Hills (near Ross Park Mall)

Contact: Sandy Niekum at Anchorpoint Counseling Ministry (phone: 412-366-1300; email: tutors@anchorpointcounselingministry.org)

All students, tutors, and staff are required to wear face masks. All desks and common areas are regularly sanitized.

Youth Educator

Note: This is an unpaid volunteer opportunity. Weekday availability only.

The Pillowcase Project, sponsored by Disney, empowers 3rd through 5th grade students to take action before and during an emergency. So, how are pillowcases related to preparedness? After Hurricane Katrina, students in makeshift communities began decorating pillowcases to hold their belongings. The Pillowcase became a symbol of preparation, resilience and recovery.

In the Classroom, the Learn, Practice, Share framework allows students to explore and talk about the environmental causes of natural hazards and the best way to prepare themselves, their families, and communities for emergency situations.

Each student will receive a pillowcase to personalize as well as a My Preparedness Workbook to complete with teachers, family and friends.

Purpose:

Save lives and prevent injury by providing leadership and/or support to Disaster Cycle Services team members through The Pillowcase Project. The Pillowcase Project is a national youth preparedness program offered by Red Cross regions across the country. The 40- or 60-minute presentation provides emergency preparedness education to youth in grades 3-5 (ages 8-11) in school classrooms and other settings. Numerous tools have been developed for this program including a standardized curriculum, workbook, quizzes and activities which have been carefully constructed with the help of curriculum and hazard experts. Many tools for presenters have been developed to foster consistency and fidelity to the program goals and objectives. The highly interactive presentation addresses home fire safety, a local natural hazard, psycho-social coping skills and household preparedness steps like making a plan and a kit.

Responsibilities:

Worker roles include either being a presenter, presentation assistant, administrative support, or presenter trainer.

Teach the youth how to respond when emergencies happen by helping young children learn how to identify hazards such as a gathering thunderstorm or an active stove.

This role will teach students how to stay safe during common emergencies by moving to safety while seeking assistance from adults.

Member Recruitment Specialist

Location: Covers Southern Allegheny County; Pittsburgh office base

Girl Scouts is the preeminent leadership development organization for girls in kindergarten through twelfth grade, and our mission is to build girls of courage, confidence, and character. At Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania, we’re committed to providing every girl the chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success.

The Member Recruitment Specialist is responsible for recruiting new girl and adult members within an assigned region.  The incumbent will work within the community to build visibility for Girl Scouts, promote the Girl Scout experience, and will understand the needs of their assigned region to best support the growth of membership within that region.

Essential Functions:

As a member of the recruitment team, you will work with other Recruitment Specialists and volunteer recruiters to generate excitement about and increase awareness of Girl Scouting.

  • Increase awareness to positively impact membership growth by engaging in the community, working with schools, school districts, faith-based institutions, businesses, etc. and cultivate community contacts to educate on the Girl Scout curriculum and generate leads resulting in membership growth;
  • Design and implement effective recruitment strategies for girl and adult membership growth in targeted areas to meet goals and objectives by researching market data, membership trends, diversity benchmarks and other information relevant to designated geographic areas;
  • Meet individual membership goals and promote the Girl Scout mission by hosting recruitment events in designated areas: including in-person meetings, back to school and troop sign up nights, presentations, and networking opportunities;
  • Work with and support volunteer recruiters in assigned area to ensure coordinated recruitment efforts, consistent approach and messaging from volunteers on the Girl Scout mission;
  • Identify marketing, advertising, and public relations opportunities that will effectively and efficiently promote the Girl Scout brand and enhance recruitment efforts;
  • Responsible for all activities related to the entry and maintenance of council records pertaining to Girl Scout membership registration from events through all steps of the registration and placement process;
  • Ensure Girl Scouting is open to all girls and adults;
  • Reports to the Director of Member Recruitment;

Requirements:  

  • Bilingual applicants who can speak Spanish are preferred;
  • Degree in marketing, communications, sales, related field or equivalent professional experience;
  • 2 years of work experience in related field of work with proven member recruitment and customer engagement;
  • Ability to work independently, manage multiple projects and meet deadlines;
  • Top notch communicator and can confidently present to large groups;
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office, Outlook and ability to learn new systems;
  • Must be organized, detail orientated, and customer focused;
  • Ability and willingness to work primarily on-the-road with minimal time in office;
  • Potential candidates should be comfortable traveling throughout the designated areas on a regular basis;
  • Full-time position with a minimum of 35 hours a week with additional hours during peak recruitment months of August – Nov and Feb – May;
  • Able to work flexible hours to include days, some evenings and some weekends;
  • Have reliable transportation;

Benefits:

When joining Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania in a regular full-time position, you are eligible for our full benefit package options which include the following:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental and vision insurance
  • Life and AD&D insurance
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Voluntary supplemental benefit options: short-term disability, cancer insurance, life insurance, and accident insurance
  • 401(k) plan, both pre-tax and ROTH options, and employer match
  • A generous paid time off policy
  • 15 paid holidays annually (office closure between December 24-Jan 1)
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Flexible spending options for medical, dependent care, and parking expenses
  • Employee Assistance Program

TO APPLY:

Girl Scout Alumnae welcome to apply.

Submit cover letter and resume to recruiting@gswpa.org.

Assemble Board of Directors

January 2022-December 2024 Term – Board of Directors Position Description

Assemble, a nonprofit dedicated to fostering learning and creativity, is searching for committed and enthusiastic individuals to join its Board of Directors.  As ambassadors of Assemble, our Directors provide leadership in the oversight and execution of Assemble’s strategic plan.  It is important that Directors share Assemble’s vision for arts, STEAM education, the Maker movement, and community outreach.  Director candidates should be ready to work collaboratively as part of a working Board while striving to become a governing Board.  Directors are required to participate in at least one committee, each of which meets on a monthly basis or as needed.

Vision:  Assemble envisions neighborhoods of empowered, diverse people who create, connect, learn, and transform together.

Mission:  We build confidence through making by uniting communities of artists, technologists, makers, and learners.

Assemble’s Directors serve 3-year terms and are eligible for reappointment for 1 additional 3-year term for a total of 6 years.  Board meetings are held 6 times a year in the odd-numbered months.  Directors are required to attend — either in-person or virtually — all 6 of the Board meetings and the Board Retreat in addition to the committee meetings.  Directors are expected to consider Assemble to be a philanthropic priority and to make and solicit annual gifts that reflect that priority.

Special consideration will be given to candidates who possess any of the following qualifications:

  • Dedication towards Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, Inclusion, and Justice practices
  • Identifying as BIPOC, LGBTIQIA+, or as an intersectional person of oppressed identities
  • Experience or skills in one or more of the following:
    • Legal expertise for nonprofit organizations
    • Human resources management and procedures
    • Non-profit accounting, finance, and experience setting up an endowment fund
    • Operations, policy development, and public health expertise
    • Leadership for strategic planning for growth and succession experience
  • Interest in leading fundraising and friend-raising events to build Assemble’s donor base
  • Interest and ability to build Assemble’s family of supporters, fans, and participants
  • Connections to the Garfield/Friendship/Bloomfield community as a resident or via allied organizations
  • Connections to the Technology, Art, and Creative Industries

If you have questions regarding a position or the commitment involved, please contact Brett Fulesday, Board President, at brett@assemblepgh.org.  If you are interested in joining Assemble’s Board of Directors or a committee, please send an email of interest and a resume to jobs@assemblepgh.org by November 12.  No phone calls, please. If you are interested in learning more about Assemble, please join us for one of our meet and mix events: